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Video Channels for Astronomers on Twitter

A list of astronomers with over 1,000 followers. This list includes astrophysicists, cosmologists, planetary scientists, space scientists, and related professionals. Also see Physicists on Twitter.

Updated: 2020-Jul-05 17:49 UTC. Entries: 22. Inclusion criteria. See full group (basis for peer followers). Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imageKatie Mack
@AstroKatie


Cosmologist, writer, connoisseur of cosmic catastrophes. @TEDFellow. Author: 'The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)'. Personal account.
Waterloo, Ontario
astrokatie.com/book
Google Scholar page
Video channel
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 3% new, 81% replies, 9% retweets, 6% quotes
On 3,965 user lists
357,935 followers
360 
2. profile imagePhil Plait
@BadAstronomer


SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My Bad Astronomy blog: syfy.com/badastronomy I use likes for bookmarks; no endorsement implied. He/him.
Boulder
about.me/philplait
Video channel
13 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 14% new, 65% replies, 7% retweets, 13% quotes
On 12,397 user lists
615,313 followers
313 
3. profile imageLady Lakdawalla of Baltis Vallis
@elakdawalla


Solar System Specialist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, author, speaker, asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer. 🏳️‍🌈 she/her
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
Video channel
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 9% new, 65% replies, 18% retweets, 8% quotes
On 4,662 user lists
168,971 followers
313 
4. profile imageNeil deGrasse Tyson
@neiltyson


Astrophysicist
New York City
haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/
Video channel
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 43% new, 52% replies, 1% retweets, 4% quotes
On 44,896 user lists
14,082,761 followers
226 
5. profile imageProf. Nicole Gugliucci, Doctor of the Sky
@NoisyAstronomer


Physics prof, ed research, astro, scicomm. Social justice padwan. Geek, 🏋️‍♀️, dog mom. She/her 🏳️‍🌈 Tweets mine. RT≠endorse. Snark may be repaid with snark.
New Hampshire, USA
Google Scholar page
Video channel
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 37% replies, 45% retweets, 10% quotes
On 1,007 user lists
21,384 followers
185 
6. profile imageBecky Smethurst
@drbecky_


Astrophysicist researching how supermassive black holes affect galaxies. I get overly enthusiastic about space on YouTube: youtube.com/drbecky
Oxford, England
drbecky.uk.com
Video channel
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 5% new, 84% replies, 4% retweets, 8% quotes
On 240 user lists
13,005 followers
183 
7. profile imageDavid Kipping
@david_kipping


Exoplanets & Exomoons, Cool Worlds Lab, Columbia University
Manhattan, NY
coolworldslab.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 9% new, 42% replies, 35% retweets, 14% quotes
On 178 user lists
6,280 followers
161 
8. profile imageJames Davenport, PhD
@jradavenport


Dad, astronomer, maker of data & science things. Studying stars, looking for aliens, uploading YouTube videos. All opinions are my own. #BlackLivesMatter
Seattle, WA
youtube.com/james-davenport
Google Scholar page
Video channel
8 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 49% replies, 35% retweets, 8% quotes
On 171 user lists
3,349 followers
160 
9. profile imageTrueSciPhi / Kelly Truelove
@TrueSciPhi


A window on science, philosophy, and mathematics communities on social media, by Kelly Truelove (physics PhD). Images: TrueSciPhi.art.
Austin, Texas
TrueSciPhi.org
Google Scholar page
Video channel
5 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 40% new, 9% replies, 35% retweets, 16% quotes
On 277 user lists
8,467 followers
153 
10. profile imagePeter Coles 🇮🇪 🌈 🇪🇺 🎷 🎶
@telescoper


Theoretical astrophysicist specialising in the Universe and all that surrounds it (e.g. jazz, opera, poetry & crosswords). Pronouns: he/him. #FBPE
Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland
telescoper.wordpress.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 24% new, 29% replies, 35% retweets, 13% quotes
On 307 user lists
6,324 followers
149 
11. profile imageIan J. O'Neill
@astroengine


@NASAJPL Media Relations Specialist. Astrophysicist, science communicator, wannabe sci-fi author. Impatiently awaiting the AI takeover. Opinions are mine.
Wear A Mask, Wash Your Hands
astroengine.com
Video channel
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 34% new, 29% replies, 31% retweets, 6% quotes
On 1,305 user lists
36,673 followers
138 
12. profile imageDr James O'Donoghue
@physicsJ


Planetary Scientist @JAXA_en, previously @NASA @BU_Tweets @uniofleicester. Jupiter & Saturn, rings, aurora & animations. Opinions mine. #BLM
Tokyo, Japan
youtube.com/jayphys85
Google Scholar page
Video channel
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 69% replies, 9% retweets, 15% quotes
On 623 user lists
69,344 followers
121 
13. profile imageDr Maggie Lieu
@Space_Mog


Astrophysicist at @uniofnottingham. Researching the dark Universe with stats, ML & @ESA_Euclid. Youtuber. Science presenter. Past: ESA/UoB/UCLA/UKC
Community of Madrid, Spain
youtube.com/channel/UClO6T…
Google Scholar page
Video channel
7 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 16% new, 67% replies, 15% retweets, 2% quotes
On 141 user lists
5,223 followers
112 
14. profile imageDr. Brian May
@DrBrianMay


Rocket Ship Builder 🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀
brianmay.com
Video channel
7 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 98% new, 1% replies, 1% retweets, 0% quotes
On 3,302 user lists
1,069,662 followers
111 
15. profile imageGeraint F. Lewis
@Cosmic_Horizons


Cosmologist, Galactic Archaeologist. Proud Silurian, Australian immigrant, & author of @AFortunateUni with @lukebarnesastro.
Sydney
cosmic-horizons.blogspot.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
6 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 18% new, 58% replies, 21% retweets, 3% quotes
On 82 user lists
2,683 followers
93 
16. profile imageSarah Pearson
@spacewsarah


Postdoctoral Research Fellow at @FlatironCCA, PhD in astrophysics from @Columbia U., galactic dynamics, stellar streams 🚀, creator of Space with Sarah @YouTube
New York City/Copenhagen
drsarahpearson.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
4 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 27% new, 20% replies, 47% retweets, 6% quotes
On 37 user lists
1,526 followers
78 
17. profile imageFranco Vazza
@franco_vazza


Astrophysicist at @Unibomagazine, @IRA_INAF and @HambObs. Funded by @ERC_Research for the #MAGCOW project to study the cosmic web. Uncredited contents by me.
Bologna, Local Group
cosmosimfrazza.myfreesites.net
Video channel
4 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 14% new, 43% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
On 19 user lists
1,330 followers
69 
18. profile imagePaul M. Sutter
@PaulMattSutter


Astrophysicist, Agent to the Stars
New York, NY
pmsutter.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
8 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 56% new, 5% replies, 38% retweets, 0% quotes
On 299 user lists
12,341 followers
58 
19. profile imageDr Emma Osborne 💫
@Emmanigma


Astrophysicist ✨ Multi-Award Winning Science Presenter • Creator of the #ExtraordinaryUniverse • Badass 🚀
Bath, England
emmalouiseosborne.com
Video channel
7 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 10% new, 48% replies, 36% retweets, 6% quotes
On 72 user lists
4,975 followers
44 
20. profile imageSébastien Carassou 🌎
@FlashCordon


Docteur en astrophysique, vidéaste (#LeSOW, @StringTheoryFR, @Billes2sciences), cofondateur de @Asso_Conscience et @EnDirectDuLabo (Crédit PP: K. Zihnioglu)
Le cosmos est mon campement.
sebastiencarassou.com
Video channel
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 11% new, 15% replies, 71% retweets, 4% quotes
On 333 user lists
17,039 followers
25 
21. profile imageUmut Yildiz
@umutayildiz


Deep Space Telecom 📡 & Dr. #Astrophysics 🚀 @NASAJPL/@Caltech • My Opinions • #tekcareuzay • #SciComm • #Skeptic • In Science We Trust • https://t.co/yZZZbdIXYR
Los Angeles, CA
youtube.com/c/umutyildiz
Google Scholar page
Video channel
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 11% new, 45% replies, 34% retweets, 11% quotes
On 322 user lists
490,920 followers
16 
22. profile imageDr. Selçuk Topal
@astronomTurk


Astrofizikçi | Working on Galaxies | PhD @UniofOxford Alumni | Kurucu @gelecekuzayda | https://t.co/n6ubhwe3X0 | Astro-video 👉 https://t.co/oOMeNk08JE
Turkey
astronomselcuk.com
Video channel
7 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 32% new, 59% replies, 5% retweets, 4% quotes
On 105 user lists
46,192 followers