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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-Apr-23 11:29 UTC. Listed users: 189. Inclusion criteria. List women only. Switch to collage. View in Twitter list system. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. A feed's listed count is the number of Twitter users' lists on which the feed appears. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imagePhil Plait
@BadAstronomer


SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My Bad Astronomy blog: syfy.com/badastronomy I use 'likes' for bookmarks. No endorsement implied.
Bad Astronomy
Boulder
about.me/philplait
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 16% new, 60% replies, 1% retweets, 22% quotes
628,811 12,945 
2. profile imageCarl Zimmer
@carlzimmer


@nytimes columnist. New book: 'She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity' May 2018 bit.ly/SheHasHerMothe…
She Has Her Mother's Laugh
A Planet of Viruses
Evolution: Making Sense of Life
Connecticut
carlzimmer.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 29% new, 7% replies, 63% retweets, 2% quotes
278,694 5,865 
3. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, public speaker. Wrote a book on Curiosity rover. Asteroid 274860.
The Design and Engineering of Cur...
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 10% new, 41% replies, 33% retweets, 16% quotes
147,092 4,632 
4. profile imageEd Yong
@edyong209


Science writer at The Atlantic. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, a New York Times bestseller on animal-microbe partnerships. edyong.me
I Contain Multitudes
Washington, DC
theatlantic.com/author/ed-yong/
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 30% new, 25% replies, 44% retweets, 2% quotes
135,256 5,067 
5. profile imageSteve Silberman
@stevesilberman


Author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, NYT bestseller and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize. Photo by Tanya Rosen-Jones.
Neurotribes
San Francisco
stevesilberman.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 22% new, 21% replies, 48% retweets, 10% quotes
93,549 3,885 
6. profile imageAndy Revkin
@Revkin


Pursuing progress on a finite, fast-forward, noisy planet @insidenatgeo.The rest? Family, friends, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
about.me/revkin
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 13% new, 21% replies, 31% retweets, 34% quotes
82,009 4,244 
7. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
blogs.forbes.com/matthewherper
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 14% new, 41% replies, 40% retweets, 4% quotes
81,451 2,887 
8. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 66% new, 21% replies, 8% retweets, 5% quotes
79,072 2,056 
9. profile imageSimon Singh
@SLSingh


Author of The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Fermat's Last Theorem, The Code Book, Big Bang & Trick or Treatment?
The Code Book
The Simpsons and Their Mathematic...
Trick or Treatment
London
simonsingh.net
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 10% new, 17% replies, 63% retweets, 10% quotes
75,483 2,408 
10. profile imageCorey S. Powell
@coreyspowell


Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Contributing editor at @aeonmag, @discovermag, and @AmSciMag. Science-curious.
Brooklyn, NY
discovermagazine.com/outthere
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 48% new, 36% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
74,127 1,041 
11. profile imageKyle Hill
@Sci_Phile


I explore science on TV and the internet. Science editor @Nerdist. Host/EP @BecauseScience. Business: kylehill.net. Insta: Sci_Phile. LATEST VIDEO 👇🔥
Los Angeles
youtu.be/FTEDZQaEIts
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 33% new, 51% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
70,558 1,174 
12. 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…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 36% new, 49% replies, 7% retweets, 8% quotes
60,617 2,522 
13. profile imageIan Sample
@iansample


The Guardian's Science editor, planet's worst surfer and author of Massive, shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Science Book Prize.
Massive
I live by the river
theguardian.com/profile/iansam…
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 54% new, 14% replies, 25% retweets, 6% quotes
47,406 1,006 
14. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 10% new, 47% replies, 25% retweets, 18% quotes
46,902 2,274 
15. profile imageDavid Bradley
@sciencebase


I make things you can read, look at, and listen to. Science writer, photographer, singer-songwriter. 👨‍🎤🎸📷⚗️🇪🇺🕊️
Cambridge, UK
sciencebase.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 21% new, 68% replies, 5% retweets, 6% quotes
45,178 1,757 
16. profile imageMarcus Chown
@marcuschown


Writer. Books include The Ascent of Gravity, What a Wonderful World, We Need to Talk About Kelvin, Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You & Solar System for iPad
The Ascent of Gravity
Solar System
What a Wonderful World
London
marcuschown.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 37/day • 14% new, 0% replies, 75% retweets, 11% quotes
44,180 1,028 
17. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Field Correspondent for @BillNye Saves the World, Host/EP for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad
Ada Lace Adventures Collection
Ada Lace and the Impossible Missi...
Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader ...
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 55% replies, 16% retweets, 16% quotes
41,478 797 
18. profile imageMo Costandi
@mocost


Neuroscientist/ Freelance writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press 2016) & 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus 2013) neurophilosophy.wordpress.com
London
theguardian.com/science/neurop…
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 44% new, 23% replies, 30% retweets, 2% quotes
39,782 2,164 
19. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 20% new, 33% replies, 25% retweets, 23% quotes
37,206 1,899 
20. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
Boston
sethmnookin.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 41% new, 17% replies, 11% retweets, 30% quotes
35,531 1,349 
21. profile imageDavid Dobbs
@David_Dobbs


I write for The Atlantic, NatGeo, PacificStand, Undark, etal. Mostly on how science & med work - or fail. Ping me. Anonymous tipbox at j.mp/dobbsanon
All over
daviddobbs.net
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 21/day • 4% new, 47% replies, 41% retweets, 8% quotes
35,491 1,653 
22. 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
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 42% new, 3% replies, 55% retweets, 0% quotes
34,392 1,620 
23. profile imageJames Gleick
@JamesGleick


Time Travel. The Information. Chaos. @AuthorsGuild President
Time Travel: A History
The Information
Chaos: Making a New Science
New York
around.com/timetravel/
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 12% new, 11% replies, 52% retweets, 24% quotes
34,070 1,231 
24. profile imageBrian Dunning
@BrianDunning


Science writer. principlesofcuriosity.com movie; skeptoid.com science podcast since 2006; author 'Conspiracies Declassified' a.co/h3G9z6w
Conspiracies Declassified
Skeptoid 5
Skeptoid 4
The Milky Way
skeptoid.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 24% new, 57% replies, 11% retweets, 8% quotes
33,956 1,322 
25. profile imageAlan Boyle
@b0yle


Aerospace and science editor @GeekWire. Longtime blogger @CosmicLog. Author of 'The Case for Pluto.' Links/RTs ≠ endorsements
The Case for Pluto
Seattle
geekwire.com/author/alanboy…
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 26% new, 9% replies, 55% retweets, 9% quotes
32,999 1,597 
26. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
The Poison Squad
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science and Nat...
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 24% new, 2% replies, 67% retweets, 8% quotes
32,721 1,657 
27. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor + author of amzn.to/1MFUEVC + founder of Spacehack.org + global director @ScienceHackDay + youtuber youtube.com/arielwaldman
What's It Like in Space?
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 12% new, 51% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
32,560 1,688 
28. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. DM for Signal #
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 48% new, 10% replies, 38% retweets, 4% quotes
31,935 1,377 
29. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


Writing some books about science and history. Author of Autonomous (nominated for the Nebula!). Founder of io9. Editor-at-large for Ars Technica. Send noodles.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 13% new, 77% replies, 8% retweets, 2% quotes
31,648 1,826 
30. profile imageIvan Oransky
@ivanoransky


Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; president, @AHCJ. That's a bear cub that walked up to our window.
Northampton, MA
retractionwatch.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 80% new, 5% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
31,278 1,782 
31. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 3% new, 12% replies, 83% retweets, 2% quotes
31,211 1,010 
32. profile imageJoe Hanson
@DrJoeHanson


Nerdy by nature. Ph.D. biologist, host/writer/creator of @okaytobesmart from @PBSDS, and addicted to wonder. Not an actual LEGO. Instagram: drjoehanson
Austin, TX
youtube.com/itsokaytobesma…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 20% new, 48% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
31,001 1,224 
33. profile imageAlok Jha
@alokjha


Science journalist • @WellcomeTrust fellow • Author, The Water Book https://t.co/lySv8Xl9zt • https://t.co/fDefJYnSAE • https://t.co/mFo1Zv4Hci
How to Live Forever
50 Ways the World Could End
London
alokjha.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 8% new, 34% replies, 33% retweets, 26% quotes
30,578 1,228 
34. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 41/day • 54% new, 9% replies, 37% retweets, 0% quotes
30,023 2,226 
35. profile imageEric Berger
@SciGuySpace


Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica. I like rockets.
Houston, TX
arstechnica.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 16% new, 45% replies, 27% retweets, 11% quotes
29,047 1,540 
36. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


PhD Biologist, Jungle Warrior, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms TV Host, TED talker, Mom. Nutjob. carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
drbondar.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 17% new, 43% replies, 29% retweets, 10% quotes
28,529 902 
37. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 15% retweets, 16% quotes
28,200 1,775 
38. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 5% new, 65% replies, 12% retweets, 18% quotes
27,501 1,069 
39. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 35% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 2% quotes
26,763 1,142 
40. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 59% replies, 14% retweets, 10% quotes
25,619 788 
41. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 20% new, 5% replies, 73% retweets, 2% quotes
25,189 1,824 
42. profile imageBrian Switek
@Laelaps


Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys (coming 2019). @SciAmBlogs writer. Furry self: @RileyBlackCat
The T Rex Handbook
Prehistoric Predators
My Beloved Brontosaurus
Where the fossils are.
patreon.com/laelaps
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 24% new, 21% replies, 45% retweets, 9% quotes
25,094 1,194 
43. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 25% new, 20% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
25,074 1,282 
44. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 29% new, 39% replies, 14% retweets, 18% quotes
25,073 738 
45. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books Football School Season 2, Puzzle Ninja
Puzzle Ninja
Football School Season 2
Can You Solve My Problems?
London
alexbellos.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 41% new, 25% replies, 29% retweets, 4% quotes
24,569 758 
46. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 5% new, 63% replies, 3% retweets, 28% quotes
23,175 890 
47. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 18% new, 22% replies, 43% retweets, 17% quotes
20,868 1,224 
48. profile imageBryan Walsh
@bryanrwalsh


Contributor @time, @newsweek, others. Former international editor, foreign correspondent. Covering enviroment, science, health, global issues. [email protected]
New York
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 9% new, 2% replies, 77% retweets, 13% quotes
20,546 1,227 
49. profile imageDave Mosher
@DaveMosher


Baby daddy. Journalist. Science & tech correspondent at @businessinsider. @healthnewsrevu-er. Previously: @PopSci / @Wired. Gaffes = mine. RT = 🤔 Dogs = best
New York, NY
davemosher.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 14% new, 34% replies, 43% retweets, 10% quotes
19,736 741 
50. profile imageBrian Malow
@sciencecomedian


Science comedian, Earth. Available for off-world appearances, if transportation is provided. Your mileage may vary in accordance with relativity.
Raleigh, NC

9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 37% replies, 35% retweets, 13% quotes
19,630 1,009 
51. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 23% new, 35% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
19,328 1,010 
52. 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 26% new, 22% replies, 46% retweets, 6% quotes
19,274 902 
53. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 38% new, 29% replies, 22% retweets, 12% quotes
18,673 283 
54. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature, views my own. Reach me (generally) witzescience-at-gmaildotcom or (securely) awitze-at-protonmaildotcom.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 25% new, 38% replies, 23% retweets, 14% quotes
18,468 981 
55. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 51% new, 6% replies, 39% retweets, 5% quotes
18,418 848 
56. 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
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 4% new, 53% replies, 27% retweets, 16% quotes
18,146 880 
57. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


Space + science + tech + sci-fi journalist for Engadget, SYFY Fangrrls, LA Times. Star Wars/Trek nerd. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls. Literary agent: @annasproul.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 16% new, 55% replies, 8% retweets, 21% quotes
17,585 794 
58. profile imageMatthew R Francis, ANTIQUACK
@DrMRFrancis


Writer of physics and astronomy. Wearer of jaunty hats. Tryin' to publish a novel. Proud Rebel scum. Avatar by @ScienceComic .
Cleveland, OH
bowlerhatscience.org
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 60/day • 20% new, 40% replies, 27% retweets, 13% quotes
17,292 880 
59. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 27% replies, 43% retweets, 12% quotes
17,111 937 
60. profile imageRoger Highfield
@RogerHighfield


Museum exec, writer & visiting prof at @Dunn_School. Ex New Scientist Editor & Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph. 1st to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble
SuperCooperators
After Dolly
After Dolly
London
rogerhighfield.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 37% new, 9% replies, 32% retweets, 22% quotes
17,023 1,028 
61. profile imageDan Vergano
@dvergano


BuzzFeed News science desk in Washington D.C. Contact: [email protected] PGP key: tinyurl.com/glfk7xo Secure tips: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
linkedin.com/pub/dan-vergan…
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 28% new, 9% replies, 60% retweets, 4% quotes
16,871 1,043 
62. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 26% new, 54% replies, 14% retweets, 6% quotes
16,807 926 
63. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @Story_Collider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Compass points: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design.
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 27% new, 28% replies, 27% retweets, 18% quotes
16,691 862 
64. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 shorter than you expected 〰〰 formerly @30for30 podcasts 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🔮 🚀
What Future 2018
roseveleth.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 19% new, 27% replies, 52% retweets, 3% quotes
16,532 794 
65. profile imageJason G. Goldman
@jgold85


Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Bylines @SciAm @Biographic @BBCEarth @NatGeo & more. @SciCommCamp & @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder. Scientist to the stars.
Science Blogging
Los Angeles
jasonggoldman.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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66. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Space journalist, broadcaster & author. New space advocate. Background in astrophysics. I love space, travel, aviation & adventure. [email protected]
Did You Know? Space
Lost in Space
sarahcruddas.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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15,778 435 
67. 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
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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68. profile imageDavid DiSalvo
@Neuronarrative


I write about science, psych and all things Mind for Forbes, TIME, Psych Today and a few other pubs. Author of three books on the brain and cognitive psych.
What Makes Your Brain Happy and W...
Brain Changer
What Makes Your Brain Happy and W...
daviddisalvo.org
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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69. profile imageAatish Bhatia
@aatishb


Science writer, physicist, tinkerer, teacher. 'Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.' – Mary Oliver
aatishb.com
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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70. profile imageRoss Andersen
@andersen


Senior Editor at @TheAtlantic, overseeing the science, tech, and health sections; previously Deputy Editor at @aeonmag; email: ross[at]theatlantic[dot]com
Washington, DC
rossandersen.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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71. profile imageAdam Rogers
@jetjocko


Deputy Editor/Wired. Writing about science and geekery. Author of Proof: The Science of Booze. Kraka-thoom. Tell me stories: [email protected]
Proof: The Science of Booze
California
adam-rogers.net
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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72. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent DMs open for stories & tips
London
theguardian.com/science
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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73. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health and other stuff, for NPR's Shots, FiveThirtyEight, O magazine and more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, but slower this time.
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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14,174 740 
74. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Writer -- BBC, Scientific American, PopSci, WIRED, Adam Savage's Tested and others. Former Fact Checker. erbiba at gmail dot com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 6% new, 29% replies, 55% retweets, 10% quotes
13,942 840 
75. profile imageDavid Biello
@dbiello


Dispatches from the future present. Me: Science curator @TEDtalks, book The Unnatural World, et cetera, et cetera...
The Unnatural World
Technology Blueprints of the Futu...
Bullet Trains
New York, NY
davidbiello.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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13,833 950 
76. profile imageSimon Oxenham
@simoxenham


Science journalist with a passion for cleaning up science, journalism & scientific publishing. Psych/neuro aficionado. Bylines inc. Nature, New Scientist, BBC.
neurobonkers.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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13,682 591 
77. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science communication, feminism, LGBTQIA, games, coding silly stuff. Scottish. 日本語も. #GirlsLikeUs. Buy me a coffee? https://t.co/7nn6hHV13p
On a mote of dust
ko-fi.com/A220JQR
3 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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78. profile imageseth borenstein
@borenbears


Associated Press science writer. [email protected] I cover Earth & other sciences, disasters & more. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
tinyurl.com/sethap
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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13,100 834 
79. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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12,644 639 
80. profile imageBrendan Maher
@bmaher


Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
nature.com/news
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 33% replies, 33% retweets, 12% quotes
12,563 722 
81. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Physics writer @QuantaMagazine. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 22% new, 31% replies, 41% retweets, 6% quotes
12,506 431 
82. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
London
mediadirectory.economist.com/people/mr-anan…
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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12,379 632 
83. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


senior editor, @inversedotcom. amateur cat wrangler and black hole hunter. host of @ineedmyspacepod//send me tips & pitches: [email protected]
nyc/a moonlet on saturn's f ring
raepaoletta.com
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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12,371 324 
84. profile imageThomas Levenson
@TomLevenson


Author, The Hunt for Vulcan and Newton and the Counterfeiter; writer and professor of Science Writing at MIT; occasional @GlobeIdeas columnist.
Cambridge, MA
inversesquare.wordpress.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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85. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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12,287 825 
86. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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12,169 491 
87. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


#SciComm Nerd. Director of Social Media & #SciComm @LifeOmic! I'm a science blogger @LSUscience, blog researcher & social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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12,096 661 
88. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 19% new, 59% replies, 11% retweets, 10% quotes
11,915 441 
89. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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11,730 650 
90. profile imageFerris Jabr
@ferrisjabr


contributing writer, @NYTmag and @sciam
Portland, OR
ferrisjabr.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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11,549 804 
91. profile imagedavid kroll
@davidkroll


Science, music, medicine writer @forbeshealth, sometimes @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature (legal and not), drug safety, interactions. Gator pharmacology PhD
Durham, NC, Clarksville, VA
forbes.com/sites/davidkro…
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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92. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 37% new, 23% replies, 37% retweets, 4% quotes
11,433 663 
93. profile imageDavid W. Brown
@dwbwriter


Writer. Next book in progress: Europa and the story of how NASA missions move from PowerPoint to the launch pad (for @customhousebks). 🛰️ **On Twitter hiatus.**
Baton Rouge, LA
dwb.io
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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11,199 538 
94. profile imageEthan Siegel
@StartsWithABang


The Universe is: Expanding, cooling, and dark. It starts with a bang! #Cosmology Science writer, astrophysicist, author, Forbes & NASA columnist.
Treknology
Beyond the Galaxy
Portland, OR
forbes.com/sites/startswi…
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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11,193 668 
95. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 38% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 0% quotes
11,032 560 
96. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


senior writer @undarkmag covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
undark.org/author/rlloyd/
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 19% new, 13% replies, 65% retweets, 4% quotes
10,674 640 
97. profile imageRowan Hooper
@rowhoop


Managing editor @newscientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist; columnist for @japantimes. New book, SUPERHUMAN, out in May すごい!
Superhuman
London
rowanhooper.contently.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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10,045 481 
98. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] She/her
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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9,940 448 
99. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 21% replies, 33% retweets, 18% quotes
9,858 698 
100. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 36% replies, 17% retweets, 15% quotes
9,673 397 
101. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 13% new, 21% replies, 57% retweets, 9% quotes
9,622 593 
102. profile imageDr. David Warmflash
@CosmicEvolution


Astrobiologist, physician, newly comsnd author, evolving starstuff. Does SciComm-MedComm, esp astrobiology,origins of life, genetics,neurology,spacemed, biotech
Portland, United States
nasw.org/user-profile/d…
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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9,502 700 
103. profile imageRon Winslow
@ronwinslow


Planning next chapter after 33+ yrs at #WSJ; co-chair, LOC for #WCSJ2017; @onepeloton, hiker, skier, #golden lover, #redsox. [email protected]
Bethel, CT
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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9,493 507 
104. profile imageJohn Timmer
@j_timmer


Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.
The big city
arstechnica.com/author/john-ti…
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 41% new, 49% replies, 3% retweets, 7% quotes
9,474 734 
105. profile imageMarc Abrahams
@MarcAbrahams


editor of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine, organizer of the Ig Nobel Prizes. Also see: @ImprobResearch
The Ig Nobel Cookbook, volume 1
This is Improbable Too
This Is Improbable
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
improbable.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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9,472 406 
106. profile imageDavid Quammen
@DavidQuammen


Author of Spillover, The Song of the Dodo, and Yellowstone: A Journey.... Contributing Writer for @NatGeo.
The Tangled Tree
Yellowstone
The Chimp and the River
Bozeman, Montana
davidquammen.com
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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9,395 445 
107. profile image(((John Rennie)))
@tvjrennie


Science writer/editor for @QuantaMagazine, @SciAm @AccessScience, TWC's Hacking the Planet & more. NYU SHERP, Beakerhead SciComm. Opinions = my own — at most.
Human Geography
New York, NY
johnrennie.net
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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9,376 687 
108. profile imageTodd B. Bates
@ByToddBBates


Science Communicator @RutgersNB, ex-Enviro/Weather/Investigative Reporter @AsburyParkPress, Pulitzer Finalist, Hockey Player from ROC. Ts, RTs ≠ endorsements
New Brunswick, New Jersey
linkedin.com/in/todd-b-bate…
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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9,355 417 
109. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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9,232 561 
110. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
String Theory For Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 94% new, 0% replies, 5% retweets, 0% quotes
9,118 651 
111. 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…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 25% replies, 46% retweets, 16% quotes
9,108 586 
112. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 43% replies, 23% retweets, 14% quotes
8,909 495 
113. profile imageWade Roush
@wroush


Host of @soonishpodcast, co-founder of @hubspokeaudio, puppy owner, chronicler of tech, culture, & the future. Former @KSJatMIT @Xconomy @TechReview
Twelve Tomorrows
Cambridge, MA
soonishpodcast.org
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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8,809 581 
114. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Host of @michiganstateu's 'Our Table' & Serving Up Science series & podcast. Author. Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Politics. Science. Food. Energy.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
Unscientific America (Large Print...
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 36% new, 35% replies, 10% retweets, 18% quotes
8,800 695 
115. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 8% new, 7% replies, 60% retweets, 25% quotes
8,799 470 
116. 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)
All Over the Map
San Francisco Bay Area
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9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,773 742 
117. profile imageOliver Morton
@Eaterofsun


Author, The Planet Remade heliophage.wordpress.com/2015/09/26/the…. Views not The Economist's, RT's not endorsements (obviously)
The Planet Remade
Eating the Sun
Mapping Mars
Greenwich, UK
heliophage.wordpress.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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8,728 579 
118. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 🖊️ Sci Enviro Climate | MediaSource @YESmagazine @EarthIslandJrnl @IndianCountry @HighCountryNews [email protected] https://t.co/WcPj7hatDm
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 20% new, 3% replies, 73% retweets, 5% quotes
8,696 505 
119. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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8,613 285 
120. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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8,554 328 
121. profile imageADR
@adrs


Arielle Duhaime-Ross • Correspondent, VICE News Tonight • Climate/Science • [email protected] | Secure: [email protected], DM for Signal digits
New York City (et Montréal)
instagram.com/arielledross
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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8,519 363 
122. profile imageJohn R Platt
@johnrplatt


Environmental journalist covering endangered species, climate, pollution and related topics. Editor, @Revelator_News. Tips: jplatt @ therevelator.org
Portland, Oregon
therevelator.org
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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8,449 489 
123. profile imageTariq J. Malik 🚀
@tariqjmalik


Astrojournalist, Space.com Managing Ed., rocket fan. Covering the 'verse for @Spacedotcom/@Purch since 2001. Hailing freq. @ [email protected][dot]com
New York, NY
space.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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8,370 412 
124. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


science and environmental writer. senior associate editor, climate change @audubonsociety. Pitch me: [email protected]
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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8,361 567 
125. profile imageEric Roston
@eroston


Important things are more fun than fun things are important. Carbon stuff. Also: non-carbon stuff. 'Lucid and occasionally disturbing.' RT=PV/n.
New York, NY
EricRoston.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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8,284 526 
126. profile imageEvelyn Lamb
@evelynjlamb


Math and science writer. Complex analysis fangirl. Half of @myfavethm. She/her. Black lives matter. blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/
Salt Lake City, UT
tinyletter.com/evelynjlamb
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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8,247 359 
127. profile imageBrandon Keim
@9brandon


Freelance journalist + writer | Nature, animals, science & environment | Author, The Eye of the Sandpiper goo.gl/cn6c1y | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
The Eye of the Sandpiper
Maine, USA
instagram.com/9brandon/
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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8,228 612 
128. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Columnist @Slate, contributing editor @SciAm. 2018 NYU visiting scholar & Alicia Patterson fellow. 2017 National Magazine Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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8,176 512 
129. profile imageLuis Quevedo
@luis_quevedo


Periodista, presentador, podcaster, papá. Enamorado de la ciencia 📺 @mundomadridtm @telemadrid @cstntn24 @ntn24 🎙 @cuondapodcast 🎬 @cero 🤓
NYC 🇺🇸 MAD 🇪🇸 BCN ❤️
about.me/luisquevedo
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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7,956 388 
130. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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7,872 331 
131. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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7,857 378 
132. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization lead for @chandraxray; Latest science book: “Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe.' Opinions=my own 🛰️https://t.co/jHO1Tw8JYW
RI, USA
chandra.si.edu
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 65% replies, 16% retweets, 6% quotes
7,834 315 
133. profile imageLee Billings
@LeeBillings


Science journalist covering space and physics for @sciam. Author of Five Billion Years of Solitude, a book on the search for alien Earths. Opinions are my own.
Five Billion Years of Solitude
New York City
leebillings.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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7,830 612 
134. profile imageWill Gater
@willgater


Astronomer, journalist & space geek willgater.com | willgaterastrophotography.com | instagram.com/willgater
Nature Guide: Stars and Planets
The Cosmic Keyhole
UK
willgater.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 31% replies, 31% retweets, 12% quotes
7,830 390 
135. profile imageJoe Palca
@joesbigidea


Founder and eponymous tweeter for Joe's Big Idea. I am an NPR science correspondent who writes about science and invention.
Annoying
Washington, DC
npr.org/series/1564904…
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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136. profile imageGeorge Musser
@gmusser


contributing editor for Scientific American and Nautilus, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to String Theory and Spooky Action at a Distance
Spooky Action at a Distance
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Str...
New York
georgemusser.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 17% replies, 56% retweets, 0% quotes
7,725 547 
137. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 26% new, 13% replies, 59% retweets, 2% quotes
7,676 340 
138. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote, email: szhang AT theatlantic
DC
sarzha.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 37% new, 37% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
7,563 304 
139. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


freelance science journalist. previously science editor at @BuzzFeedUK. email me: [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 26% replies, 39% retweets, 11% quotes
7,454 400 
140. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
quantamagazine.org
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: <0.05/day • 25% new, 17% replies, 38% retweets, 20% quotes
7,454 408 
141. profile imageBen Lillie
@BenLillie


Founder of @caveatnyc. Also co-founder of The Story Collider (@story_collider) and former writer for TED.
New York, NY
caveat.nyc
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 6% new, 7% replies, 79% retweets, 8% quotes
7,440 399 
142. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 41% new, 29% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
7,224 503 
143. profile imageMatt Shipman
@ShipLives


I write about sci/tech/health. I like food. I dislike bullies. My book on science PR: press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book…
Raleigh, NC
…ecommunicationbreakdown.wordpress.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 6% new, 26% replies, 49% retweets, 18% quotes
7,177 450 
144. profile imageJason Davis
@jasonrdavis


Science writer for @exploreplanets. I started using ALL CAPS and exclamation points and no one told me to stop!
Tucson, AZ
planetary.org/about/staff/ja…
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 23% retweets, 8% quotes
7,171 419 
145. profile imageNicholas St. Fleur
@SciFleur


Award-winning science journalist. Covering archaeology, paleontology, space. Passionate about diversity in STEM. @nytimes send pitches to [email protected]
[email protected]
nytimes.com/by/nicholas-st…
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 1% new, 9% replies, 89% retweets, 0% quotes
7,137 327 
146. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Project editor @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag & @NYTMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 29% replies, 41% retweets, 10% quotes
7,118 428 
147. profile imageDan Fagin
@danfagin


Professing journalism, directing SHERP @ NYU. Wrote Toms River, winner of '14 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser. Discontinue if irritation occurs.
Toms River
Toxic Deception
New York
danfagin.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 19% replies, 21% retweets, 36% quotes
7,058 396 
148. profile imageEric Michael Johnson
@ericmjohnson


Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. The Primate Diaries (@primatediaries), Slate and Scientific American. E-mail: [email protected]
Vancouver, BC
blogs.scientificamerican.com/primate-diaries
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 72% new, 12% replies, 13% retweets, 3% quotes
6,929 555 
149. profile imagePhilip Ball
@philipcball


Author, writer and broadcaster, mostly about science. Books include The Music Instinct, Curiosity, Critical Mass. Obsessed by (too) many things.
Beyond Weird
The Water Kingdom
Patterns in Nature
London, UK
philipball.co.uk
4 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 22% new, 51% replies, 13% retweets, 14% quotes
6,919 264 
150. profile imageJamie Vernon
@JLVernonPhD


Science advocate & champion of evidence-based decision making. Husband, Dad, Citizen, Scientist, @SigmaXiCEO.
Raleigh, NC
linkedin.com/in/jlvernon/
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 8% new, 7% replies, 73% retweets, 14% quotes
6,914 475 
151. profile imageRobert Garisto
@RobertGaristo


Theoretical physicist, editor for the physics journal @PhysRevLett, & author of pop science pieces. Opinions: mine & not necessarily those of APS.
Long Island, NY
journals.aps.org/prl/
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 31% replies, 37% retweets, 18% quotes
6,892 269 
152. profile imageGeoff Brumfiel
@gbrumfiel


I'm an editor for @nprscience. Also into nukes. I've got my own Geiger counter and everything. securedrop.npr.org
npr.org
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 19% new, 14% replies, 50% retweets, 17% quotes
6,815 463 
153. profile imageSamuel Arbesman
@arbesman


Scientist in Residence @Lux_Capital | Unabashed generalist playing in worlds of complexity science and VC | Author: 'Overcomplicated' & 'The Half-Life of Facts'
Overcomplicated
The Half-Life of Facts
Central City
arbesman.net
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 65% new, 9% replies, 16% retweets, 10% quotes
6,740 422 
154. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 68% new, 6% replies, 20% retweets, 6% quotes
6,712 399 
155. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


Writing about climate and the environment @thinkprogress. Get in touch: [email protected]
Washington, DC
thinkprogress.org
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 29% replies, 14% retweets, 26% quotes
6,699 301 
156. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
The Archaeologist's Book of Quota...
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 94% new, 4% replies, 2% retweets, 0% quotes
6,689 410 
157. profile imageBrian Clark Howard
@socialpyramid


I'm an environmental journalist (now a senior writer w/ National Geographic online), editor and social media consultant. Personal site: brianclarkhoward.com
Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater
Build Your Own Small Wind Power S...
Green Lighting (Tab Green Guru Gu...
Washington, DC
news.nationalgeographic.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 86% new, 5% replies, 7% retweets, 2% quotes
6,665 405 
158. profile imageAdam Mann
@adamspacemann


Space philosopher
Oakland, Ca
adamspacemann.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 49% new, 20% replies, 23% retweets, 8% quotes
6,540 354 
159. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 36% new, 7% replies, 41% retweets, 16% quotes
6,519 536 
160. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 29% new, 37% replies, 19% retweets, 16% quotes
6,493 390 
161. profile imageJeanne Garbarino
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx.
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 10% new, 48% replies, 29% retweets, 14% quotes
6,477 355 
162. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 18% new, 39% replies, 35% retweets, 7% quotes
6,425 420 
163. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science journalist • Teach and manage grad programs @NUjournalism • Fellow @Ksjatmit • Founder @Storybench @LatAmSci • Alum @Undarkmag @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 29% new, 15% replies, 45% retweets, 11% quotes
6,413 397 
164. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 19% new, 57% replies, 15% retweets, 9% quotes
6,290 239 
165. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 19% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
6,207 537 
166. profile image(((Steve Mirsky)))
@SteveMirsky


Editor, columnist, podcaster for @sciam magazine. Opinions expressed are my own and are subject to revision with new information. Bar Mitzvah boy.
Instant Egghead Guide
New York City
scientificamerican.com/podcasts/
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 8% new, 23% replies, 64% retweets, 6% quotes
6,191 444 
167. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 13% replies, 51% retweets, 6% quotes
6,159 397 
168. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 25% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
6,137 327 
169. profile imageKathleen (Frey) Raven
@inkkr


Science writer for @YaleMed / Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine / Hearing-impaired & proud of it. Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 44% new, 7% replies, 44% retweets, 5% quotes
6,096 360 
170. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 0% replies, 77% retweets, 6% quotes
6,076 439 
171. 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 56% new, 3% replies, 39% retweets, 1% quotes
5,936 326 
172. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 39% new, 11% replies, 44% retweets, 7% quotes
5,912 295 
173. profile imageTanya Lewis
@tanyalewis314


Assistant News Editor @SciAm and Advances editor. '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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 15% new, 6% replies, 62% retweets, 18% quotes
5,756 185 
174. profile imageJohn McQuaid
@johnmcquaid


Journalist. Author of Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
Tasty
Tasty
City Adrift
Silver Spring, MD, USA
tastybook.net
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 32% new, 34% replies, 12% retweets, 22% quotes
5,736 625 
175. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


Features editor for Nature (@naturenews)
London
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 53% replies, 26% retweets, 18% quotes
5,717 236 
176. profile imageAsh Jogalekar
@curiouswavefn


History of science, especially physics. Chemistry and drug discovery. Blogger at the Curious Wavefunction. Centrist believing in good faith debate.
San Francisco, CA
wavefunction.fieldofscience.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 33% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
5,677 284 
177. profile imageCaitlin S, PhD
@Paleophile


F/T #scicomm specialist | Evolutionary anthropology MA/PhD | Alumna: @E3BColumbia @ASUBeingHuman @MirzayanFellow | #scipol #EvoEd #celiac 🐶❤ | Opinions mine
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 12% new, 37% replies, 31% retweets, 20% quotes
5,612 414 
178. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 52% new, 27% replies, 21% retweets, 0% quotes
5,606 305 
179. profile imageAkshat Rathi
@AkshatRathi


I free trapped ideas. Cover science, energy, and environment for @qz. Chemistry PhD, @UniofOxford.
London
akshatrathi.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 45% new, 11% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
5,513 336 
180. profile imageRobert Lee Hotz
@leHotz


I cover science matters for The Wall Street Journal. Distinguished Writer in Residence @nyu_journalism. President of The Alicia Patterson Foundation.
New York
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 1% replies, 69% retweets, 6% quotes
5,470 330 
181. profile imageEwen Callaway
@ewencallaway


Immigrant/world citizen. Senior reporter @NatureNews. I ♥ Neandertals. Opinions and ♥ are my own.
London
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 21% new, 23% replies, 50% retweets, 6% quotes
5,443 333 
182. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,394 362 
183. profile imageEmily 💙💜💖
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain.
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 18% new, 37% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
5,340 377 
184. profile imageDarryl Fears
@bydarrylfears


WaPo national reporter covering the environment. LA Times, Atlanta Constitution & Detroit Freep alum. HU Bison. Track&Field fanatic. wapo.st/1nlOXLF,
DC
washingtonpost.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 38% new, 9% replies, 42% retweets, 11% quotes
5,305 460 
185. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 23% replies, 51% retweets, 14% quotes
5,214 322 
186. profile imageScott Anderson
@NotchByNotch


Please follow me at my new twitter address: @psychobiotic
Hudson, Ohio
NotchByNotch.com
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
5,174 125 
187. profile imageBob Finn
@bobfinn


Medical and Science Journalist. Senior Managing Editor, Univadis Original Content, Aptus Health univadis.com
Pleasant Hill, CA
bobfinn.net
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 5% replies, 41% retweets, 42% quotes
5,140 381 
188. profile imageMaryam Zaringhalam, PhD
@webmz_


Writes in codes 👩🏻‍💻👩🏻‍🔬 ∞ science for the people ∞ DC @story_collider producer ∞ @AAAS_STPF 2017-18 ∞ she/her ∞ Tweets are mine, my own, my Precious
Washington, DC
webmz.nyc
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
5,112 151 
189. profile imageGaia Vince
@WanderingGaia


Writer, broadcaster, author (Adventures In The Anthropocene amzn.to/1KKAUc7) on a voyage around the world meeting the remarkable.
Adventures in the Anthropocene
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 4% new, 13% replies, 70% retweets, 12% quotes
5,063 265