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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-Nov-17 12:00 UTC. Listed users: 21. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 64% new, 35% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
13,535,842 47,174 
2. profile imageDr. Brian May
@DrBrianMay


Rocket Ship Builder 🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀
brianmay.com
Video channel
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 98% new, 1% replies, 1% retweets, 0% quotes
1,016,668 3,408 
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. He/him.
Boulder
about.me/philplait
Video channel
12 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day • 7% new, 75% replies, 5% retweets, 14% quotes
615,612 12,869 
4. profile imageUmut Yildiz
@umutayildiz


Deep Space Telecom📡 & Dr. #Astrophysics🚀 @NASAJPL @Caltech • My Opinions • #SciComm • https://t.co/IfARWRjAp5 • In Science We Trust #tekcareuzay
Los Angeles, CA
yildiz.space/blog/
Google Scholar page
Video channel
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 61% replies, 24% retweets, 11% quotes
469,790 358 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 27/day • 9% new, 75% replies, 9% retweets, 6% quotes
333,674 3,990 
6. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist. Asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer. 🏳️‍🌈 she/her
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
Video channel
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 14% new, 50% replies, 19% retweets, 17% quotes
163,594 4,823 
7. profile imageDr. Selçuk Topal
@astronomTurk


Astrofizikçi | PhD @UniofOxford Alumni | Founder of @gelecekuzayda | https://t.co/oOMeNk08JE | https://t.co/qLQMuMZCHx | Official Account
Turkey
astronomselcuk.com
Video channel
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 45% replies, 8% retweets, 12% quotes
41,173 109 
8. profile imageIan O'Neill
@astroengine


Just an astrophysicist/science communicator patiently awaiting the AI takeover. Editor of @AstroSocietyPac's #MercuryOnline. #scicomm
Epsilon Eridani
astroengine.com
Video channel
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 21% new, 37% replies, 33% retweets, 10% quotes
36,498 1,344 
9. 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
youtube.com/jayphys85
Google Scholar page
Video channel
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 10% new, 75% replies, 8% retweets, 8% quotes
23,682 267 
10. profile imageProf G doing 📝 #AcWriMo
@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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 46% replies, 25% retweets, 14% quotes
21,156 1,049 
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.
sebastiencarassou.com
Video channel
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 23% new, 13% replies, 63% retweets, 2% quotes
15,440 334 
12. profile imagePaul M. Sutter
@PaulMattSutter


Astrophysicist, Agent to the Stars
New York, NY
pmsutter.com
Google Scholar page
Video channel
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 60% new, 7% replies, 33% retweets, 0% quotes
*Follows 0.60 feeds per follower
12,727* 305 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 14% new, 73% replies, 7% retweets, 6% quotes
8,393 171 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 62% new, 11% replies, 21% retweets, 5% quotes
7,363 266 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 14% new, 55% replies, 19% retweets, 12% quotes
4,998 171 
16. 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
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 68% replies, 13% retweets, 5% quotes
4,811 137 
17. profile imageDr. Emma Osborne 💫
@Emmanigma


Astrophysicist and multi-award winning science communicator✨ @ogdentrust Outreach Fellow @uniofbath Widening participation in physics 🚀 #FirstGen uni student
Bath, England
emmalouiseosborne.com
Video channel
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 12% new, 56% replies, 31% retweets, 2% quotes
3,541 74 
18. profile imageJames Davenport, PhD
@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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 13% new, 54% replies, 27% retweets, 6% quotes
2,842 171 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 16% new, 63% replies, 20% retweets, 0% quotes
2,390 87 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 28% new, 24% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
1,417 37 
21. profile imageFranco Vazza
@franco_vazza


@ERC_Research grantee for #MAGCOW project on the cosmic web. Numerical astrophysicist at Bologna Univ. (@Unibomagazine). Contents without credits are by me.
Bologna, Local Group
cosmosimfrazza.myfreesites.net
Video channel
3 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 29% replies, 52% retweets, 6% quotes
1,082 19