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Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds (under 5,000 followers)

Updated: 2017-Jun-22 13:04 UTC. Listed feeds: 62. A feed's score is the percentage of Professional Science Writers on Twitter following it. Switch to collage. Remove 5,000-follower restriction. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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39.profile imagePaul Raeburn
@praeburn


Journalist. Author. Producer, Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. Passionate about journalism. Excited about comedy.
New York, NY
paulraeburn.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
4,000 61.2%
56.profile imageAmos Zeeberg
@settostun


Freelance science and technology journalist. No job is too big; no fee is too big.
Tokyo
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
2,575 58.6%
73.profile imageCurtis Brainard
@CBrainard


@SciAm Digital Content Manager | President @WFSJ
New York
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2015-Aug-30)
3,374 55.3%
82.profile imageColin Schultz
@_ColinS_


News editor @HakaiMagazine. Pitch me a story: Someone doing something for a reason. Don't pitch me press releases. colin.schultz@hakaimagazine.com
Toronto
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,878 53.3%
91.profile imageCharles Choi
@cqchoi


I write about what happens at the edge of the world as we know it -- the area lying between the unknown and the impossible.
sciwriter.us
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,556 51.3%
101.profile imageAmanda Moon
@amsciam


Director of the Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux book imprint; Senior Editor, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
NYC
fsgbooks.com
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
4,343 50.0%
102.profile imagesimon frantz
@simon_frantz


Managing Editor, Features BBC.com. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
NYC
bbc.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,908 50.0%
114.profile image(((Philip Yam)))
@philipyam


Science editor, writer. Editor-in-Chief, Simons Foundation & President, AAJA-NY. Former @SciAm managing editor. Book author. My views
New York
amzn.to/1lfZdoR
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
4,058 48.0%
115.profile imageFred Guterl
@fredguterl


Journalist @NYTMag (interim), former exec editor @sciam, @newsweek editor. Author, Fate of the Species. Opinions subject to change with new information
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,038 48.0%
116.profile imageSiri Carpenter
@SiriCarpenter


Freelance writer and editor, co-founder of @open_notebook, runner, bicyclist, reader, form-filler-outer.
Madison, Wisconsin
siricarpenter.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
2,388 48.0%
123.profile imageRobin Marantz Henig
@robinhenig


Science journalist, immediate past prez of NASW @sciencewriters, co-author with my daughter @scootes of TWENTYSOMETHING bit.ly/YRkv3V
NYC
robinhenig.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,431 47.4%
125.profile imageErik Vance
@erikvance


Easily distracted science writer. Writer of magazine stories and author of the book Suggestible You with National Geographic.
Mexico City
suggestibleyou.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,339 46.7%
126.profile imageTim De Chant
@tdechant


Science journalism for the public good at @NOVApbs and @PerSquareMile.
Cambridge, MA
pbs.org/nova/next
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,262 46.7%
135.profile imageAmy Maxmen
@amymaxmen


Journalist covering evolution, biotech and everything in between for Nature. Former freelancer at Newsweek, NY Times, Wired and other outlets. Views are my own.
East Bay/Cali
amymaxmen.com
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,751 45.4%
136.profile imageErin Podolak
@ErinPodolak


Science Writer for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Lehigh University and UW-Madison alum. Polar Bear enthusiast.
Boston, MA
erinpodolak.com
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,954 45.4%
137.profile imageCharles Seife
@cgseife


Journalist, author, NYU professor, debunker of 'alternative facts'
New York City
charlesseife.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,881 45.4%
143.profile imageSusannah Locke
@susannahlocke


Special projects editor @voxdotcom, formerly @PopSci, blogger of Star Trek haikus. susannah@vox.com
susannahlocke.com
tnghaikus.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,010 44.7%
144.profile imageJennifer Bogo
@jenbogo


Science journalist. Penguin enthusiast. Fan of Mars habitats but think Earth is worth saving. Deputy editor at @audubonmag. Formerly orbited @popsci @popmech.
New York
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,646 44.7%
153.profile imageCharlie Petit
@petitsciwrite


Founding writer for Knight Science Journalism Tracker, freelancer, ex-newspaperman, not too smart but interested in every direction.
Berkeley CA
ksjtracker.mit.edu
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
1,733 44.1%
158.profile imageClifton Wiens
@CliftonWiens


Then: Nat Geo. Now: Series on Mosley & fascists in post-WWII London & creator drama set in 1876 Wash DC (in development). Modern times, as it were.
Instagram clifton_wiens
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,929 43.4%
167.profile imageDavid Harris
@physicsdavid


science+art+design+journalism+books+words (Editor of Journal of Brief Ideas. Previously editor of symmetry magazine, PNAS magazine section)
Brisbane, Australia
sciartica.net
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,004 42.8%
182.profile imageBrendan Borrell
@bborrell


Correspondent @outsidemagazine Also writing for Businessweek, Nature, National Geographic, etc.
Los Angeles, CA
brendanborrell.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,064 41.4%
183.profile imageAnna Kuchment
@akuchment


The Dallas Morning News science writer, Scientific American editor, and author of The Forgotten Cure (Copernicus Books; 2012), about phages. Views are my own.
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
2,464 41.4%
184.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner
@AnnFinkbeiner


Science writer whose current job is to write whatever I can get an assignment to write.
Baltimore
lastwordonnothing.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,005 41.4%
188.profile imageJamie Shreeve
@JamieShreeve


Deputy Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Washington DC and Bellport NY
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
1,649 40.8%
193.profile imageBrian Mossop
@bmossop


Account Director at Republic Publishing. @wired alum. Former neuroscientist. I love data.
San Francisco, CA
brianmossop.com/clips
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
4,811 40.1%
194.profile imageDoug Main
@Douglas_Main


senior writer @Newsweek. i cover science & things wild/extraordinary & little-known. i like ampersands. douglasmain @ gmail
New York, NY
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
4,388 40.1%
195.profile imageJennifer Frazer
@JenniferFrazer


Freelance science writer, blogger at The Artful Amoeba for Scientific American, Under-Loved Lifeform Enthusiast, and poker/prodder of misc. slimy things.
Colorado's Front Range
blogs.scientificamerican.com/artful-amoeba/
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
3,758 40.1%
196.profile imageVeronique Greenwood
@vero_greenwood


Odds and ends, bric-a-brac, scientific paraphernalia. Writer for BBC Future, The New York Times Magazine, and others.
The Pearl River Delta
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,781 40.1%
197.profile imageJohn Matson
@jmtsn


words about code @datadoghq
Nevada City, CA
matson.xyz
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,435 40.1%
198.profile imageJessica Morrison
@ihearttheroad


phd / reporter / experimentalist / projects / type a / maker / southern af / @fillerwriter fangirl / more tk
Washington, DC
ihearttheroad.github.io
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,415 40.1%
199.profile imageCassandra Willyard
@cwillyard


Freelance science writer in Madison, WI. I love long walks, sunsets, and infectious diseases. The more neglected, the better.
Madison, WI
cassandrawillyard.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,211 40.1%
200.profile imageDavid Corcoran
@dacorc


Associate director
KSJ@MIT
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,182 40.1%
218.profile imageJeremy Hsu
@jeremyhsu


Science journalist in NYC. Backchannel, Discover Magazine, IEEE Spectrum, Scientific American, Wired.com. Future Talk anchor.fm/s/a0c56c
New York, NY
sciencehsu.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,528 38.2%
219.profile imageEli Kintisch
@elikint


Correspondent, Science mag. Author, Hack the Planet. RT =/= endorsement
Washington, DC
elikintisch.contently.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
3,467 38.2%
220.profile imageKendra Snyder
@kendrasnyder


Science publicist for @AMNH and aspiring novelist. Views expressed here are my own.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
1,573 38.2%
222.profile imageJennifer Welsh
@MicrobeLover


Editor in chief @wonderhowto. Strange and Snarky. Good-weird. I love: cats, science, curly hair, red lipstick, and feminists. Formerly: @techinsider @bi_science
New York, NY
facebook.com/JenniferCWelsh
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
4,759 37.5%
223.profile imageMary Carmichael
@mary_carmichael


Journalist turned catalyst, working at @broadinstitute to spur the use of human genomics in medicine. Rationally exuberant. Ex- @Newsweek @BostonGlobe @KSJatMIT
Boston, MA
marycarmichael.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
4,271 37.5%
224.profile imagePeter Edmonds
@PeterDEdmonds


Work in astronomy publicity after surviving an astrophysics PhD & postdocs. Interested in science & scicomm. Opinions are mine & RTs aren't always endorsements.
peterdedmonds.blogspot.com
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,930 37.5%
225.profile imageElizabeth Preston
@Inkfish


Freelance science writer and blogger for @DiscoverMag @TheAtlantic @statnews and others. Former editor of MUSE magazine for kids. Aspiring cephalopod.
Boston-ish
elizabethgpreston.com
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,823 37.5%
226.profile imageMike Lemonick
@MLemonick


I'm the Opinion Editor for Scientific American. I also write books
Princeton, NJ
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,430 37.5%
227.profile imageapoorva mandavilli
@apoorva_nyc


science journalist, founding editor and EIC of @Spectrum, co-founder of @CultureDish, NYU adjunct faculty, travel enthusiast, Mom

8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,047 37.5%
236.profile imageHelen Pearson
@hcpearson


Chief Magazine Editor for Nature magazine, reporter, writer, mum of 3 boys. Author of book The Life Project, published 2016.
London
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,820 36.8%
237.profile imageRebecca Boyle 🌌
@rboyle31


Freelance writer @TheAtlantic @newscientist @FiveThirtyEight @PopSci @aeonmag etc. Chronicler of night & its inhabitants. Martian. #eclipse2017 correspondent.
Saint Louis, MO
rebecca-boyle.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,690 36.8%
238.profile imageMarissa Fessenden
@marisfessenden


Science journalist & illustrator. πŸ’–s the πŸ”οΈ Seen at @smithsonianmag, @sciam, @spectrum, @BiPiSci, & elsewhere. #queer, #scienceart
Bozeman, MT
marissafessenden.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,364 36.8%
252.profile imageLiza Gross
@lizabio


Journalist covering #health & #environment. Editor, PLOS Biology. Facts matter. Science is real. #FERN Send tips: lizagross@gmail.com
San Francisco
lizagross.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,989 36.2%
253.profile imageDavid Despain
@daviddespain


Science and health writer -- nutrition, exercise, fitness, food, nature, wildlife, the outdoors. Opinions are fault of microbes or gluten.
Gilbert, AZ
daviddespain.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,763 36.2%
254.profile imageMichael Balter
@mbalter


Writer for SciAm/SAPIENS/The Verge covers anthropology/mental health/sexual harassment. Former NYU journo prof.
Paris, New York and Santa Fe
michaelbalter.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
3,315 36.2%
255.profile imageSophie Bushwick
@sophiebushwick


Science writer, podcast & video producer, hot sauce taste-tester. Also Senior Editor at @PopSci
New York, NY
popsci.com/sophiebushwick
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,823 36.2%
256.profile imageFrancie Diep
@franciediep


Science journalist, staff writer @PacificStand, appreciator of prose in all forms
Santa Barbara, CA
franciediep.com
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,723 36.2%
262.profile imageSarah Webb
@sarahwebb


writer, editor, PhD chemist, science cafe organizer, potter. Contributor to The Science Writers' Handbook: pitchpublishprosper.com
Chattanooga, TN
sarahannewebb.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,198 35.5%
263.profile imageMollie Bloudoff-Inde
@mbloudoff


Freelance journalist. Science aficionado. Antarctica traveler. @Columbiajourn @UCberkeley @UniofOxford Loves em dashes, '80s music y la selva news@mbloudoff.com
Washington, DC
mbloudoff.com
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
3,046 35.5%
272.profile imagePaul Raeburn-Tracker
@RaeburnTracker


Tracking medical journalism.
Manhattan, NY
ksjtracker.mit.edu/first-level-li…
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2016-Jun-17)
2,276 34.9%
273.profile imageVictoria Jaggard
@vmjaggard99


Online science editor @NatGeoMag. Space fan, gaming geek, goth fashionista, Navy brat. Pitch me: victoria dot jaggard at natgeo dot com
Washington, DC
nationalgeographic.com/latest-stories/
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,106 34.9%
274.profile imageRobert Irion
@RobertIrion


Director, Science Communication Program, UC Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz, CA
scicom.ucsc.edu
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
1,460 34.9%
279.profile imageMark Changizi
@MarkChangizi


Theoretical neurobiologist, changizi.com . Co-founder, o2amp.com . Director of Human Cognition, 2ai.org
Columbus, OH and St Thomas, VI
changizi.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
4,210 34.2%
280.profile imageSarah Zielinski
@SarahZielinski


Managing editor, Science News for Students. Wild Things blogger at Science News.
Washington, DC
sarahzielinski.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,996 34.2%
281.profile imagekeith kloor
@keithkloor


freelance journalist, hockey dad, urban dweller, arc of history watcher
New York City
keithkloor.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,799 34.2%
282.profile imageRuth Francis
@Roobina


Communications Director at @F1000 Tweets are my own opinion.
London, England
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,076 34.2%
283.profile imageKatharine Gammon
@kategammon


Science writer for mags and web, covering environment/health/innovation/wildlife/babies. Returned Peace Corps volunteer. Rider of animals. Beach lover.
Santa Monica, CA
katharinegammon.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,141 34.2%
297.profile imageKSJ at MIT
@KSJatMIT


We are the Knight Science Journalism Program at @MIT β€’ Director @deborahblum β€’ https://t.co/aujUxHaRK5
Cambridge, MA
ksj.mit.edu
4 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,445 33.6%
298.profile imageRoxanne Khamsi
@rkhamsi


journalist and biology sleuth | writing in @NYTMag @SciAm @Slate @Newsweek & more | chief news editor at @NatureMedicine | lecturer at @stonybrooku
New York
roxannekhamsi.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,413 33.6%