Logo

TrueSciPhi

Women Among Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers, columnists, reporters, editors, etc. reaching general audiences. Excludes active scientists (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2018-Feb-23 12:28 UTC. Listed users: 94. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. Switch to collage. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

#Twitter profile & related linksTwitter
followers 
Listed
count
1. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, writer, public speaker. Writing a book on Curiosity mission. Asteroid 274860.
The Design and Engineering of Cur...
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 8% new, 49% replies, 33% retweets, 10% quotes
144,091 4,601 
2. profile imageCara Santa Maria
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciComm FTW | Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @BillNyeSaves @NatGeoChannel
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 73% new, 13% replies, 9% retweets, 4% quotes
78,387 2,049 
3. profile imageSci Curious
@scicurious


Staff writer @SNStudents, writer at @ScienceNews, podcaster @sci4thepeople. Opinions my own. In my free time, I run long distances.
Science Blogging
Washington, DC
sciencenewsforstudents.org/author/bethany…
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 42% new, 44% replies, 7% retweets, 6% quotes
59,223 2,513 
4. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science Writing...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...
Berkeley, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 11% new, 47% replies, 25% retweets, 18% quotes
46,875 2,281 
5. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


@WIRED Ideas columnist, @SchusterInst fellow, journalism, books, TED | [email protected] | New: BIG CHICKEN (also PLUCKED) on antibiotics, farming, health
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 11% new, 33% replies, 37% retweets, 18% quotes
36,612 1,894 
6. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Jen-Luc Piquant is the faux-French avatar of science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Past Gizmodo science editor. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Me, Myself, and Why
The Best Science Writing Online 2...
The Calculus Diaries
Los Angeles, CA
jenniferouellette-writes.com
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 48% new, 4% replies, 47% retweets, 0% quotes
33,960 1,622 
7. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science and Nat...
Love at Goon Park
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 31% new, 5% replies, 60% retweets, 4% quotes
32,348 1,657 
8. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. DM for Signal #
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 44% new, 9% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
31,344 1,371 
9. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


Writing some books about science and history. Author of Autonomous. Founder of io9. Editor-at-large for Ars Technica. Eater of noodles. She/they.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 7% new, 79% replies, 7% retweets, 6% quotes
31,141 1,812 
10. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor + author of amzn.to/1MFUEVC + founder of Spacehack.org + global director @ScienceHackDay + youtuber youtube.com/arielwaldman
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 12% new, 49% replies, 21% retweets, 18% quotes
31,076 1,689 
11. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
Field Notes from a Catastrophe
The Sixth Extinction
ElizabethKolbert.com
4 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 12% replies, 81% retweets, 2% quotes
30,433 978 
12. profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker
@maggiekb1


Professional nerd & question asker. Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Kansan still adjusting to Minnesota tree density. DM for Signal.
Before the Lights Go Out
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing
Minneapolis, MN
maggiekb.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 14% new, 51% replies, 19% retweets, 16% quotes
28,073 1,770 
13. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


PhD Biologist, Jungle Warrior, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms TV Host, TED talker, Mom. Nutjob. carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
carinbondar.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 45% new, 7% replies, 31% retweets, 18% quotes
27,584 908 
14. profile imageMary Roach
@mary_roach


I write books, most recently GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War. Also: STIFF, GULP, PACKING FOR MARS, BONK. and SPOOK.
Grunt
Grunt
Gulp
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 5% new, 65% replies, 13% retweets, 18% quotes
27,431 1,065 
15. profile imageWTFH?
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes about science @Forbes @EvoInstitute @BirdNoteRadio Formerly @Guardian TinyLetter tinyletter.com/grrlscientist Ravenclaw
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 16% new, 7% replies, 74% retweets, 4% quotes
25,041 1,825 
16. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


I work for a climate charity. But this is me, not them. PhD in science communication and too many years working in universities and museums.
London
climatehistories.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 28% new, 33% replies, 37% retweets, 2% quotes
24,955 1,280 
17. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 40% new, 13% replies, 47% retweets, 1% quotes
24,103 1,099 
18. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 60% replies, 7% retweets, 12% quotes
23,775 778 
19. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Science reporter at @verge. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Daughter of rocket scientists. Lover of spaceflight. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 33% replies, 20% retweets, 11% quotes
23,687 710 
20. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Editor in Chief & Senior VP, @sciam. Director, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Nature Research. All opinions expressed are my own. RTs are not endorsements.
New York
ScientificAmerican.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 23% new, 20% replies, 38% retweets, 19% quotes
20,754 1,230 
21. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 4% new, 69% replies, 1% retweets, 26% quotes
20,548 871 
22. profile imageRachel “The Yellow Dart” Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Professional GIF curator // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 23% new, 23% replies, 49% retweets, 5% quotes
19,119 889 
23. profile imageGwen Pearson🐜🐛
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach and write about science. Part of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc 🐝 she/her
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 23% new, 29% replies, 41% retweets, 8% quotes
18,348 1,009 
24. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom | [email protected]
NYC temporarily
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 34% new, 29% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
18,341 278 
25. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


Senior health writer @NBCNewshealth Science/Health/Tech in plain English. Yes that's my foot and my coconut facebook.com/pages/Maggie-F…
Washington
nbcnews.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 41% new, 7% replies, 50% retweets, 2% quotes
18,209 848 
26. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature. Reach me: witzescience-at-gmail-dot-com, or for secure correspondence, awitze-at-protonmail-dot-com.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 28% new, 35% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
18,175 982 
27. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Unbroken Brain
Born for Love
New York
maiasz.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 4% new, 50% replies, 25% retweets, 22% quotes
17,535 875 
28. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
The Smallest Part
Making Faces
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 21% new, 26% replies, 41% retweets, 13% quotes
16,952 935 
29. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


Writes about space, science, tech, sci-fi for Engadget, SYFY WIRE/Fangrrls, LA Times. Star Wars + Trek nerd. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls. Literary agent: @annasproul.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 14% new, 61% replies, 9% retweets, 17% quotes
16,650 785 
30. profile imageSally Church
@MaverickNY


Scientist, cancer geek, Londoner, adventurer, explorer, immigrant, lover of curry, fine wine & football. Science writer @biotechstrategy, roadie @targetspodcast
Earthling
biotechstrategyblog.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 22% new, 49% replies, 16% retweets, 12% quotes
16,644 923 
31. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @Story_Collider. Mixing a love of science, storytelling, journalism, & #scicomm studies with a passion for gorgeous design.
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 23% new, 31% replies, 27% retweets, 19% quotes
16,468 856 
32. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 shorter than you expected 〰〰 formerly @30for30 podcasts 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🔮 🚀
roseveleth.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 22% new, 33% replies, 41% retweets, 5% quotes
16,295 791 
33. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Space journalist, broadcaster & author. New space advocate. Background in astrophysics. I love space, travel, aviation & adventure. [email protected]
Lost in Space
sarahcruddas.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 44% new, 17% replies, 27% retweets, 13% quotes
15,392 432 
34. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health and other stuff, for NPR's Shots, FiveThirtyEight, O magazine and more. Runner again, but slower this time.
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 12% new, 22% replies, 31% retweets, 36% quotes
14,138 742 
35. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


Deputy science editor reporting on space for @Mashable. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. [email protected] DMs open and also a mess.
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
mashable.com/category/space
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 26% new, 41% replies, 24% retweets, 10% quotes
13,951 576 
36. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent
London
theguardian.com/science
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 31% replies, 33% retweets, 16% quotes
13,930 573 
37. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science communication, feminism, LGBTQIA, games, coding silly stuff. Scottish. 日本語も. I live in a library. #GirlsLikeUs. Buy me a coffee? https://t.co/7nn6hHV13p
On a mote of dust
geneticjen.com
3 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 16% new, 61% replies, 18% retweets, 5% quotes
13,302 253 
38. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Writer -- BBC, Scientific American, PopSci, WIRED, Adam Savage's Tested and others. Former Fact Checker.
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 6% new, 23% replies, 61% retweets, 10% quotes
12,640 818 
39. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
Colorado
fivethirtyeight.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 3% replies, 37% retweets, 19% quotes
12,359 622 
40. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 11% replies, 63% retweets, 8% quotes
12,273 822 
41. profile imageraecation paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


space editor, @inversedotcom. i like astrobiology, archaeology, and cats//send me tips & pitches: [email protected]
nyc/a moonlet on saturn's f ring
raepaoletta.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 34% new, 43% replies, 19% retweets, 4% quotes
11,970 329 
42. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Writer, nerd, managing editor @EARTH3R. Former science editor @Gizmodo. Earth & enviro science PhD. DMs open.
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 41% new, 45% replies, 9% retweets, 4% quotes
11,687 477 
43. profile imageBeatrice the Biologist
@beatricebiology


Science illustrations, comics, and books! Co-host of @sciencebrunch, a conversational and irreverent science podcast. My real name is Katie McKissick.
Ecstatic Dandelions
What's in Your Genes?
Little Cells (a Beatrice the Biol...
Los Angeles, CA
beatricebiologist.com
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 26% new, 55% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
11,676 441 
44. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


Nerd. Soon to be Director of Social Media & #SciComm @LifeOmic! I'm a science blogger @LSUscience, blog researcher & social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 28% new, 35% replies, 29% retweets, 7% quotes
11,585 661 
45. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist, @universetoday & @Seeker. Author of the book 'Incredible Stories From Space'
Incredible Stories from Space
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 21% replies, 38% retweets, 16% quotes
11,584 654 
46. profile imageKate Wong
@katewong


Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
Lucy's Legacy
New York City
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 37% new, 28% replies, 33% retweets, 3% quotes
11,332 667 
47. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Writer @QuantaMagazine covering the universe. We know so much; we know so little.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 18% new, 47% replies, 25% retweets, 10% quotes
11,232 413 
48. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 38% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 1% quotes
10,931 558 
49. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


senior writer @undarkmag covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
undark.org/author/rlloyd/
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 23% new, 13% replies, 61% retweets, 4% quotes
10,644 640 
50. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 29% new, 22% replies, 30% retweets, 20% quotes
9,577 697 
51. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 23% new, 17% replies, 53% retweets, 6% quotes
9,478 583 
52. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 25% new, 44% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
9,404 439 
53. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer. @SciAm. @CSUNaturalSci. Etc. Author of OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R & forthcoming book about the microbiome + food. Runner. Gardener. Nerd.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 3% replies, 37% retweets, 22% quotes
9,221 562 
54. profile imageMiriam E. Tucker
@MiriamETucker


Writer/journalist specializing in medicine/health. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1973.
Washington DC area
linkedin.com/in/miriametuck…
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 11% replies, 51% retweets, 23% quotes
9,018 586 
55. profile imageElizabeth Landau
@lizlandau


@NASAJPL Senior Storyteller. Freelance writer. Ex @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views my own. RTs ≠ endorsements https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 37% replies, 23% retweets, 8% quotes
8,903 398 
56. profile imageBetsy Mason
@betsymason


Freelance journalist, geologist, beer snob, calm assertive pack leader. Co-author of the Nat Geo blog All Over the Map (see @mapdragons)
San Francisco Bay Area
news.nationalgeographic.com/all-over-the-m…
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 38% new, 20% replies, 33% retweets, 9% quotes
8,785 744 
57. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Covering chemistry and editing stories for @cenmag. Bylines @Forbes @DCist @SciAm @thinkfoodgroup. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Tuits en inglés y español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 48% replies, 17% retweets, 12% quotes
8,775 495 
58. profile imageMarilynn Marchione
@MMarchioneAP


I cover major medical meetings, write national health stories for the Associated Press and bike to work whenever I can. [email protected]
ap.org
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 8% new, 5% replies, 57% retweets, 30% quotes
8,644 460 
59. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Host of @michiganstateu's Our Table. Politics. Science. Food. Energy.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 42% replies, 8% retweets, 12% quotes
8,612 690 
60. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Correspondent, VICE News Tonight • Climate/Science • Tips: [email protected], DMs | Secure: [email protected], Signal: (718) 514-6961
New York City (et Montréal)
instagram.com/arielledross
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 17% replies, 39% retweets, 10% quotes
8,375 360 
61. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


Telling stories about wildlife surviving in and adapting to the Anthropocene. Pitch me: [email protected]
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 19% replies, 65% retweets, 4% quotes
8,268 564 
62. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 🖊️📷 Sci Enviro Climate | Media Source | @YESmag @EarthIslandJrnl @IndianCountry @HighCountryNews [email protected] https://t.co/WcPj7hatDm
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 1% replies, 79% retweets, 6% quotes
8,237 509 
63. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Columnist @Slate, contributing editor @SciAm, 2017 National Magazine Award finalist, 2018 Alicia Patterson fellow reporting on vaccines.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 28% new, 40% replies, 29% retweets, 2% quotes
8,054 512 
64. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 50% new, 17% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
8,027 330 
65. profile imageEvelyn Lamb
@evelynjlamb


Math and science writer. Complex analysis fangirl. Half of @myfavethm. Black lives matter. blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/
Salt Lake City, UT
tinyletter.com/evelynjlamb
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 33% new, 30% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
7,941 346 
66. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Freelance writer. Art Historian. I like planets. Bylines @PopSci @DiscoverMag @Wired @TheAtlantic @NewRepublic, & others. Opinions are mine. 📡
shannonstirone.com
3 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 22% new, 53% replies, 14% retweets, 11% quotes
7,724 262 
67. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Host @MethodsPodcast. Ed-at-large @undarkmag. Instructor @bkbrains & @nyu_journalism. Books: Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Show me your facts
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
Infested
brookeborel.com
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 15% replies, 55% retweets, 16% quotes
7,708 371 
68. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Mom of 2. Science viz lead for @chandraxray; Latest book now out! 'Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe.' Opinions=my own 🛰️https://t.co/jHO1Tw8JYW
RI, USA
chandra.si.edu
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
7,693 312 
69. profile imageclaireoconnell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology, MSc Sci Comm, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 17% new, 13% replies, 68% retweets, 2% quotes
7,567 341 
70. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist for hire. previously did science at @BuzzFeedUK. email me: [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 19% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
7,417 400 
71. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Science reporter at @washingtonpost. Lover of Brooklyn bagels, Queens baseball and good stories from everywhere. [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 16% replies, 44% retweets, 16% quotes
7,272 315 
72. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Frankenstein's Cat
Instant Egghead Guide
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 35% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
7,198 500 
73. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote, email: szhang AT theatlantic
DC
sarzha.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 35% replies, 13% retweets, 13% quotes
7,179 297 
74. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Project editor @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 30% replies, 39% retweets, 6% quotes
6,961 425 
75. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
The Archaeologist's Book of Quota...
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 93% new, 4% replies, 3% retweets, 0% quotes
6,661 417 
76. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


A scientist (and science evangelist) who aims to awaken the inner scientist in everyone. She lectures and writes about #STEM and podcasts too. @scienceundrgrnd.
Newton's Football
New England
ainissaramirez.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 68% new, 9% replies, 17% retweets, 6% quotes
6,593 402 
77. profile imageJeanne Garbarino
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. Aspires to be Leslie Knope.
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 11% new, 51% replies, 27% retweets, 12% quotes
6,369 353 
78. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


science/health journalist • teacher • photog • mom • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • author The Informed Parent • #AHCJ • #NASW • #binder • https://t.co/f0MeI3W0dE
Vaccination Investigation
Matter Changing States (Science A...
Energy Exchange (Science Alliance...
Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 12% new, 28% replies, 56% retweets, 4% quotes
6,295 416 
79. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


Writing about climate and the environment @thinkprogress. Get in touch: [email protected]
Washington, DC
thinkprogress.org
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 32% replies, 9% retweets, 21% quotes
6,260 288 
80. profile imageCarrie Arnold
@edbites


Science writer covering our weird and wonderful world. Contributing editor at Nova Next. Author of Decoding Anorexia, lover of coffee, cats, cycling and yarn.
Decoding Anorexia
Next to Nothing
Virginia
carriearnold.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 20% new, 57% replies, 15% retweets, 8% quotes
6,241 235 
81. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 35% new, 19% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
6,234 541 
82. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 19% new, 47% replies, 17% retweets, 17% quotes
6,216 373 
83. profile imageKathleen (Frey) Raven
@inkkr


Science writer, Yale Medicine // Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine // Hearing-impaired & proud of it. Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 41% new, 5% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
6,089 360 
84. profile imageCristine Russell
@russellcris


Science, enviro, health writer: climate science+policy; the media; women in science. World Conf of Sci Journalists 2017 co-chair; Harvard Kennedy School fellow
Cambridge, MA; CT; wherever
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 0% replies, 61% retweets, 8% quotes
6,031 437 
85. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 23% new, 7% replies, 55% retweets, 15% quotes
6,028 393 
86. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for STAT, NYTimes, SciAm, USAToday, etc. Teach at BU and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 59% new, 1% replies, 39% retweets, 1% quotes
5,825 326 
87. profile imageLauren Wolf
@laurenkwolf


Head of science & tech @cenmag. Lover of science quirk. Ocean pee-er. Follow me for #chemistry news. Views my own.
Washington DC
cen.acs.org/index.html
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 36% new, 9% replies, 49% retweets, 7% quotes
5,804 291 
88. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Associate editor, @techreview. I write about how technology is changing health and medicine. Send tips and CRISPR news to: [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
technologyreview.com/profile/emily-…
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 33% replies, 29% retweets, 4% quotes
5,677 317 
89. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Publishing a book about illegal wildlife trade in 2018.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 52% new, 27% replies, 22% retweets, 0% quotes
5,532 303 
90. profile imageTanya Lewis
@tanyalewis314


Assistant News Editor @SciAm. 'I learn less and less about more and more until I know nothing about everything.' Tweets are my own opinion.
New York
tanyaalewis.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 13% new, 10% replies, 58% retweets, 19% quotes
5,464 185 
91. profile imageCaitlin S, PhD
@Paleophile


Fossil lover; #SciComm Specialist; #HumanOrigins & #SciEd #DBER MA/PhD; Alumna: @Columbia @ASU @MirzayanFellow; #scipol; celiac; dog rescuer. Opinions = all me
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 32/day • 10% new, 37% replies, 32% retweets, 20% quotes
5,460 418 
92. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,375 363 
93. profile imageEmily
@seelix


Science communicator. Currently cosplaying as a functional human being.
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 32% replies, 48% retweets, 5% quotes
5,362 381 
94. profile imageMeg Rosenburg
@trueanomalies


planetary science PhD | #scicomm & #histSTM | freelancer, filmmaker, podcaster | megrosenburg.com | And what you do, do it unfeignedly.
Somerville, MA
megrosenburg.com
5 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 24% replies, 51% retweets, 13% quotes
5,165 322