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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: 2017-Jul-23 11:15 UTC. Listed users: 81. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. Switch to collage. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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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.
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 8% new, 34% replies, 38% retweets, 20% quotes
137,613 4,405 
2. profile imageCara Santa Maria
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciComm FTW | Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @SoCalConnected @GreatestMakers
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 78% new, 19% replies, 3% retweets, 1% quotes
76,674 1,981 
3. profile imageBethany Brookshire
@scicurious


#Science education 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 40% new, 48% replies, 11% retweets, 2% quotes
55,533 2,469 
4. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa an Oprah/HBO #HeLaMovie soon. Writing book on 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
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 41% replies, 19% retweets, 20% quotes
46,374 2,289 
5. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


Journalist, @SchusterInst senior fellow, TED speaker | [email protected] | Coming Sept. 19th: BIG CHICKEN (NatGeo Books/PRH) on antibiotics and agriculture.
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 10% new, 43% replies, 28% retweets, 20% quotes
34,212 1,843 
6. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Jen-Luc Piquant is the faux-French avatar of science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Past Gizmodo science editor. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Me, Myself, and Why
The Best Science Writing Online 2...
The Calculus Diaries
Los Angeles, CA
jenniferouellette-writes.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 40% new, 1% replies, 59% retweets, 0% quotes
32,647 1,580 
7. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Animals. Animal Sex. Animal Moms. Animal Relationships. The End. PhD Biologist, TED talker, TV host, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
carinbondar.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 45% new, 5% replies, 40% retweets, 10% quotes
30,337 889 
8. 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...
Love at Goon Park
The Poisoner's Handbook
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 17% new, 2% replies, 73% retweets, 8% quotes
29,909 1,635 
9. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. Tips to: [email protected]
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 37% new, 7% replies, 46% retweets, 10% quotes
29,347 1,336 
10. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


Tech culture editor at Ars Technica. Founder of io9. Author of the novel Autonomous, coming Sept. 2017. It's about pirates and robots.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 68% replies, 9% retweets, 12% quotes
28,167 1,737 
11. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 29% new, 43% replies, 16% retweets, 12% quotes
26,964 1,729 
12. 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
Gulp
My Planet
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 72% replies, 10% retweets, 14% quotes
26,621 1,043 
13. 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
3 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 9% replies, 85% retweets, 3% quotes
26,145 892 
14. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Director of communications, @1010. Trustee, @medact. Climate change, energy, history, science, medicine, museums, bats and knitting. Views my own, obvs.
London
climatehistories.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 22% new, 43% replies, 32% retweets, 4% quotes
24,975 1,299 
15. profile imageGrrlScientist
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist, writes about science for @Forbes @EvoInstitute @BirdNoteRadio. Formerly @Guardian. TinyLetter tinyletter.com/grrlscientist
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 10% new, 5% replies, 82% retweets, 3% quotes
23,613 1,788 
16. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 62% new, 3% replies, 34% retweets, 1% quotes
20,722 994 
17. 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
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 10% new, 29% replies, 25% retweets, 38% quotes
19,935 1,219 
18. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Hotel soap connoisseur. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
San Francisco, CA
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 56% replies, 8% retweets, 14% quotes
18,195 725 
19. profile imageRachel Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 26% new, 19% replies, 43% retweets, 12% quotes
17,590 813 
20. 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
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 40% new, 3% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
17,398 820 
21. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature. Tip securely: witzescience at gmail (PGP: C789 E4A2 E54A CC71 789E FD68 CE6F 1ED6 007D 3682) or awitze at protonmail.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 31% new, 35% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
17,064 942 
22. 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 🐝
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 25% new, 33% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
16,745 981 
23. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
Making Faces
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 20% new, 40% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
16,079 899 
24. profile imageSally Church
@MaverickNY


Scientist, cancer geek, Londoner, adventurer, explorer, lover of curry, fine wine and football. Science writer at biotech strategy blog
Earthling
biotechstrategyblog.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 16% new, 51% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
16,044 911 
25. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
Unbroken Brain
Born for Love
Lost Boy
New York
maiasz.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 49% replies, 18% retweets, 28% quotes
15,480 831 
26. profile imageRose Eveleth 🚀
@roseveleth


shorter than you expected 〰〰 host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 now making @30for30 podcasts at @espn 〰〰 Susie Derkins grown up 🔮🌀⚡️
roseveleth.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 22% new, 31% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
14,916 753 
27. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 4% new, 69% replies, 7% retweets, 20% quotes
14,840 742 
28. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom M.A. science journalism, NYU | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 32% new, 33% replies, 26% retweets, 10% quotes
14,802 237 
29. 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
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 34% new, 17% replies, 29% retweets, 20% quotes
14,753 835 
30. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Science reporter at @verge. Daughter of rocket scientists. Lover of spaceflight. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 31% replies, 20% retweets, 10% quotes
14,024 507 
31. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health and other stuff. Ex-WSJ, U.S. News & World Report. Runner (again).
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 11% new, 25% replies, 33% retweets, 32% quotes
13,929 730 
32. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent
London
theguardian.com/science
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 31% replies, 33% retweets, 15% quotes
13,207 563 
33. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes: space, science, & tech for @Engadget @PasteMagazine. books, pop culture, Star Wars/Trek for @Syfywire @SyfyFangrrls @LATimesBooks. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 30/day • 22% new, 41% replies, 15% retweets, 22% quotes
12,965 720 
34. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 6% replies, 65% retweets, 9% quotes
12,025 816 
35. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


Deputy science editor reporting on space for @Mashable. Email: miriam @ mashable dot com. Leak to me. Text or call via Signal: +1 (646) 693-7678
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
mashable.com/category/space
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 20% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 12% quotes
11,460 500 
36. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 17% replies, 21% retweets, 34% quotes
11,396 649 
37. 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
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 34% new, 37% replies, 27% retweets, 3% quotes
10,810 661 
38. profile imageBeatrice 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
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 55% replies, 12% retweets, 12% quotes
10,533 414 
39. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


senior writer @undark covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
undark.org/author/rlloyd/
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 17% new, 9% replies, 65% retweets, 9% quotes
10,416 643 
40. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
Colorado
fivethirtyeight.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 42% new, 19% replies, 27% retweets, 12% quotes
10,396 555 
41. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 38% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 0% quotes
10,283 536 
42. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Writer -- BBC, Scientific American, Newsweek, Popular Science, The Mythbusters' Tested.com and others. erbiba at gmail dot com
New York City
erinbiba.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 15% new, 31% replies, 39% retweets, 14% quotes
9,360 724 
43. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


I am a #scicomm nerd. Science Communication Specialist @LSUscience @CxCsci. I'm a science blogger, blog researcher and social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 36% new, 35% replies, 24% retweets, 6% quotes
9,301 627 
44. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 28% new, 20% replies, 42% retweets, 10% quotes
9,293 
45. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Science editor @Gizmodo // Earth&Enviro science PhD // On Signal, DM for # // [email protected]
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 60% replies, 14% retweets, 2% quotes
9,173 381 
46. 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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 36% new, 3% replies, 41% retweets, 20% quotes
9,154 566 
47. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 17% replies, 55% retweets, 12% quotes
8,913 585 
48. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 27% replies, 27% retweets, 20% quotes
8,746 667 
49. profile imageBetsy Mason
@betsymason


Knight Science Journalism fellow 2015-2016, 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…
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 38% new, 21% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
8,743 737 
50. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Communicator. Traveler. Eater of food. Contributor @Forbes @DCist. Formerly @thinkfoodgroup @cenmag. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Tuits en inglés y español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 33% new, 41% replies, 11% retweets, 14% quotes
8,612 491 
51. profile imageTerri Hansen
@TerriHansen


#Indigenous journalist reporting #science #environment #climate @IndianCountry, magazines. [email protected] PGP, public key at terrihansen.com.
Portland (Winnebago Tribe)
muckrack.com/terrihansen
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 30% new, 0% replies, 66% retweets, 5% quotes
8,378 487 
52. 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
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 10% new, 1% replies, 41% retweets, 48% quotes
8,119 437 
53. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 31% new, 33% replies, 29% retweets, 7% quotes
8,045 403 
54. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


science & environmental writer. editor @audubonsociety. Likes birds, rocks, plants, the ocean, words, artifacts. chicka dee dee dee dee dee
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 15% new, 19% replies, 60% retweets, 6% quotes
7,958 540 
55. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Host of @michiganstateu's Our Table + Dir of @UTAustin Energy Poll. Blog @SciAm. Politics. Science. Energy. Food.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 60% new, 11% replies, 7% retweets, 22% quotes
7,833 685 
56. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@ArielleDRoss


Correspondent, @ViceNews on @HBO • Environment/Climate/Science • Tips: [email protected], DMs • PGP https://t.co/lrfLjbIkyW
New York City (et Montréal)
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 45% new, 20% replies, 29% retweets, 6% quotes
7,473 331 
57. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Joshua Tree is my happy place.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 54% new, 18% replies, 15% retweets, 12% quotes
7,446 313 
58. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Politics of science, microbes, food, ticks. Columnist for Slate.com & Self.com. 2017 Nat'l Mag Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 17% new, 44% replies, 35% retweets, 4% quotes
7,409 494 
59. 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
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 17% new, 13% replies, 67% retweets, 4% quotes
7,322 342 
60. profile imageElizabeth Landau
@lizlandau


NASA JPL media specialist. @NASA_Dawn. Freelance writer. Former @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views are my own. RTs ≠ endorsements.
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 34% new, 31% replies, 16% retweets, 20% quotes
7,187 377 
61. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Science journalist. Author of Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Secure email: [email protected]
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
Infested
brookeborel.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 11% replies, 47% retweets, 16% quotes
7,126 352 
62. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 38% new, 25% replies, 28% retweets, 8% quotes
7,015 493 
63. profile imageEvelyn Lamb
@evelynjlamb


Math and science writer. Complex analysis fangirl. Black lives matter. blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/
Salt Lake City, UT
tinyletter.com/evelynjlamb
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 20% new, 55% replies, 19% retweets, 4% quotes
6,782 317 
64. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedUK | chippy tea enthusiast | send me photos of your cat: [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 50% new, 17% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
6,702 387 
65. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 1% retweets, 0% quotes
6,498 422 
66. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Senior writer for @QuantaMagazine covering physics and related fields. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 19% new, 43% replies, 31% retweets, 7% quotes
6,468 302 
67. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@loveofscience


Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 29% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
6,209 
68. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Writer @NatGeoMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews; author The Science Writers' Essay Handbook, amzn.to/1nHr7zC. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 11% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
6,207 402 
69. profile imageJeanne Garbarino
@JeanneGarb


Directs @Rockefelleruniv Science Outreach. Social justice & STEM education: access, equity, inclusion. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. #RockEdu @RockEdu_
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 35% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
6,104 354 
70. 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
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 17% retweets, 9% quotes
6,053 
71. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer, Yale Medicine // voice behind @YaleMed // Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine // stem cells // Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 44% new, 3% replies, 46% retweets, 6% quotes
6,010 365 
72. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 58% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
5,874 231 
73. profile imageCristine Russell
@russellcris


Science, enviro, health writer; Council for Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) past-pres; fretting feminist + film buff. Harvard Kennedy School fellow
CT, Cambridge, wherever
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 23% new, 0% replies, 69% retweets, 8% quotes
5,821 439 
74. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 14% new, 21% replies, 55% retweets, 9% quotes
5,573 376 
75. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


science/health journalist • photog • mom • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • author The Informed Parent • scuba • #AHCJ • blog: https://t.co/f0MeI3W0dE
Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 20% new, 21% replies, 45% retweets, 14% quotes
5,561 383 
76. 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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 31% new, 10% replies, 56% retweets, 3% quotes
5,450 286 
77. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for Stat, NYTimes, SciAm, NatGeo, USAToday, etc. Teach at BU and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 66% new, 7% replies, 27% retweets, 0% quotes
5,392 314 
78. profile imageEmily 💖💜💙🚀
@seelix


Museum educator, science geek, costumer, feminist. Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. You might want to stay on my good side
efinke.net
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 29% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
5,374 383 
79. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own.
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 36% new, 33% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
5,370 343 
80. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 60% new, 15% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
5,235 363 
81. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Writing a book on illegal wildlife trade.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 55% new, 25% replies, 20% retweets, 0% quotes
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