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TrueSciPhi

Video Channels for Astronomers on Twitter

Including astrophysicists, cosmologists, planetary scientists, space scientists, and related professionals. Also see Physicists on Twitter.

Updated: 2019-Sep-16 11:00 UTC. Listed users: 20. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imageNeil deGrasse Tyson
@neiltyson


Astrophysicist
New York City
haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/
Video channel
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 66% new, 33% replies, 0% retweets, 1% quotes
13,459,790 47,241 
2. profile imageDr. Brian May
@DrBrianMay


Rocket Ship Builder 🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀
brianmay.com
Video channel
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 98% new, 1% replies, 1% retweets, 0% quotes
1,006,562 3,399 
3. profile imagePhil Plait
@BadAstronomer


SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My Bad Astronomy blog: syfy.com/badastronomy I use 'likes' for bookmarks. No endorsement implied.
Boulder
about.me/philplait
Video channel
12 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day • 14% new, 71% replies, 3% retweets, 14% quotes
614,588 12,871 
4. profile imageUmut Yildiz
@umutayildiz


Deep Space Telecom📡 & Dr. #Astrophysics🚀 @NASAJPL @Caltech • My Opinions • #SciComm • instagram|twitch:umutayildiz • In Science We Trust #tekcareuzay
Los Angeles, CA
yildiz.space/blog/
Google Scholar page
Video channel
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 67% replies, 16% retweets, 11% quotes
468,079 349 
5. profile imageKatie Mack
@AstroKatie


(a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist/cosmologist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of cosmic catastrophes
Raleigh, NC
astrokatie.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 27/day • 7% new, 77% replies, 10% retweets, 6% quotes
326,446 3,904 
6. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist. Asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer.
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
Video channel
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 4% new, 52% replies, 21% retweets, 24% quotes
162,682 4,829 
7. profile imageDr. Selçuk Topal
@astronomTurk


Astronom #astrophysics | PhD @UniofOxford | Fellow @RoyalAstroSoc @IAU_org | @gelecekuzayda | @TEDx 👉https://t.co/3wpxWUbVg3 Official Twitter Account
Turkey
astronomselcuk.com
Video channel
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 50% replies, 9% retweets, 8% quotes
38,771 110 
8. profile imageIan O'Neill
@astroengine


Just an astrophysicist/atheist/liberal Englishman pondering how to save the world. Editor of @AstroSocietyPac's #MercuryOnline. Star stuff, eventual star chum
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles
astroengine.com
Video channel
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 22% new, 45% replies, 27% retweets, 7% quotes
36,467 1,345 
9. profile imageProf. Nicole Gugliucci, Doctor of the Sky
@NoisyAstronomer


Physics professor, education researcher, astronomer, scicommer, advocate for equity in STEM. Geek, crossfitter, dog mom. She/her. 🏳️‍🌈 Tweets mine; RT≠endorse
New Hampshire, USA
noisyastronomer.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 20% new, 55% replies, 14% retweets, 12% quotes
21,158 1,055 
10. profile imageDr James O'Donoghue
@physicsJ


Planetary Scientist @JAXA_en, previously @NASA. Focus: Jupiter, Saturn, atmospheres, rings, aurora & creating animations! 🇬🇧 in 🇯🇵. Tweets mine ジェームス オドノヒュー
Tokyo, Japan
jamesodonoghue.wixsite.com/home
Google Scholar page
Video channel
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 7% new, 71% replies, 12% retweets, 10% quotes
16,058 177 
11. profile imageSébastien Carassou 🌎
@FlashCordon


Astrophysicien, vidéaste (#LeSOW, @StringTheoryFR, @Billes2sciences), conférencier, cofondateur de @Asso_Conscience et @EnDirectDuLabo (Crédit PP: K. Zihnioglu)
Le cosmos est mon campement.
youtube.com/channel/UCjsHD…
Video channel
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 20% new, 29% replies, 49% retweets, 2% quotes
15,040 330 
12. profile imagePaul M. Sutter
@PaulMattSutter


Astrophysicist, Agent to the Stars
New York, NY
pmsutter.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 57% new, 7% replies, 35% retweets, 0% quotes
*Follows 0.61 feeds per follower
12,668* 307 
13. 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
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 7% new, 85% replies, 5% retweets, 3% quotes
7,684 165 
14. profile imageTrueSciPhi / Kelly Truelove
@TrueSciPhi


A window on science, philosophy, and mathematics communities on social media, by Kelly Truelove (physics PhD). Photo info at instagram.com/TrueSciPhi.
Austin, Texas
TrueSciPhi.org
Google Scholar page
Video channel
4 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.3/day • 47% new, 15% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
7,135 262 
15. profile imageDavid Kipping
@david_kipping


Exoplanets & Exomoons, Cool Worlds Lab, Columbia University
Manhattan, NY
coolworlds.astro.columbia.edu
Google Scholar page
Video channel
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 12% new, 59% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
4,675 164 
16. profile imageDr Maggie Lieu
@Space_Mog


An Astrophysicist working at @ESA. Trying to understand the dark Universe with statistics, ML & @ESA_Euclid. Youtuber. Science presenter. OMO
Community of Madrid, Spain
youtube.com/channel/UClO6T…
Google Scholar page
Video channel
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 62% replies, 11% retweets, 10% quotes
4,647 137 
17. profile imageJames Davenport
@jradavenport


Astronomer, maker of data and science things, Dad. Studying stars, looking for aliens. All opinions are my own.
Seattle, WA
ifweassume.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 10% new, 51% replies, 34% retweets, 6% quotes
2,779 170 
18. profile imageEmma Osborne 💫
@Emmanigma


Astrophysicist and multi-award winning science communicator. Creator of The Extraordinary Universe youtube.com/c/TheExtraordi…
Bath, England
emmalouiseosborne.com
Video channel
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 14% new, 19% replies, 66% retweets, 2% quotes
2,476 67 
19. 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
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 18% new, 59% replies, 21% retweets, 2% quotes
2,311 86 
20. 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
3 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 28% new, 23% replies, 36% retweets, 12% quotes
1,416 37