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TrueSciPhi

Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers including columnists, reporters, editors, book authors, and so on engaged in such work as their primary occupation. Excludes professional researchers who write for the public as a supplemental activity (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2020-Jan-25 12:02 UTC. Listed users: 234. Inclusion criteria. List only women. List only patron opportunities. List only video channels. 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. He/him.
Boulder
about.me/philplait
Video channel
12 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day • 10% new, 69% replies, 5% retweets, 16% quotes
615,928 12,855 
2. profile imageCarl Zimmer
@carlzimmer


@nytimes columnist. Author: She Has Her Mother's Laugh, Parasite Rex, etc. carlzimmer.com/books/
Connecticut
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 26% new, 3% replies, 69% retweets, 2% quotes
274,230 5,891 
3. 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 (he/him)
Washington, DC
theatlantic.com/author/ed-yong/
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 12% new, 39% replies, 46% retweets, 3% quotes
168,988 5,438 
4. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@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
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 12% new, 54% replies, 15% retweets, 18% quotes
165,034 4,811 
5. profile imageSteve Silberman
@stevesilberman


Author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, a NYT bestseller. The Taste of Salt, a history of cystic fibrosis, coming 2023.
San Francisco
stevesilberman.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 18% new, 19% replies, 54% retweets, 10% quotes
112,963 4,035 
6. profile imageKyle Hill
@Sci_Phile


I explore science on TV and the internet. Host/EP @BecauseScience. Business: kylehill.net. Insta: Sci_Phile. LATEST VIDEO 👇🔥
Los Angeles
youtu.be/WReZt_IPRCA
Video channel
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 20% new, 59% replies, 13% retweets, 8% quotes
94,472 1,281 
7. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Writing and events at STAT. This is biology's century; Every data point has a face.
New York
statnews.com/staff/matthew-…
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 16% new, 35% replies, 47% retweets, 2% quotes
93,915 3,086 
8. profile imageAndrew Revkin
@Revkin


Pursuing #sustcomm progress on a finite, noisy planet at @Columbia's @EarthInstitute. The rest? Family, friends, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
j.mp/revkininfo
Video channel
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 10% new, 25% replies, 11% retweets, 54% quotes
86,564 4,284 
9. profile image🏳️‍🌈 Cara Santa Maria 🏳️‍🌈
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciCommFTW | 🎓 Neurobio & Clinical Psych | 🎙@TalkNerdy_Pod & @SkepticsGuide | 📺 @NatGeoChannel #BrainGames | 🙋🏻‍♀️@SciCommCamp @NerdBrigade | 🌈 she/her
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 77% new, 11% replies, 7% retweets, 5% quotes
79,601 2,041 
10. profile imageSimon Singh
@SLSingh


Author of The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Fermat's Last Theorem, The Code Book, Big Bang & Trick or Treatment?
London
simonsingh.net
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 9% new, 22% replies, 55% retweets, 14% quotes
78,592 2,377 
11. profile imageCorey S. Powell
@coreyspowell


Casting pods with @BillNye on Science Rules. Making magazines @discovermag and @AmSciMag. Writing all around. Science-curious.
Brooklyn, NY
discovermagazine.com/outthere
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 71% replies, 7% retweets, 2% quotes
68,408 1,197 
12. profile imageBethany Brookshire
@BeeBrookshire


Science writer and journalist. @SNStudents and @ScienceNews, host @sci4thepeople. She/her. My opinions are my own and don’t represent the views of my employer.
Washington, DC
bethanybrookshire.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 21% new, 65% replies, 5% retweets, 10% quotes
63,505 2,593 
13. profile imageBrian Dunning
@BrianDunning


Science writer. principlesofcuriosity.com movie; skeptoid.com science podcast since 2006; author 'Conspiracies Declassified' a.co/h3G9z6w
Bend, OR
briandunning.com
Video channel
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 42% new, 47% replies, 5% retweets, 6% quotes
59,830 1,381 
14. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious. #scicomm #womeninSTEM she/her 🇨🇦🇺🇸
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
Video channel
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 6% new, 68% replies, 7% retweets, 18% quotes
55,852 1,308 
15. profile imageDamian Carrington
@dpcarrington


I'm Environment Editor at the Guardian - DMs open
London
theguardian.com/environment
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 54% new, 8% replies, 34% retweets, 4% quotes
55,236 1,926 
16. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Host/Executive Producer for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad, WV native.
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 11% new, 64% replies, 9% retweets, 16% quotes
53,776 978 
17. profile imageEric Berger
@SciGuySpace


Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica. I like rockets. And depots.
Houston, TX
arstechnica.com
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 19% new, 49% replies, 25% retweets, 8% quotes
49,053 1,887 
18. 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
London
marcuschown.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 44/day • 6% new, 0% replies, 83% retweets, 10% quotes
47,181 1,047 
19. profile imageIan Sample
@iansample


Guardian Science editor | Bad surfer | Author of Massive, shortlisted Royal Society Science Book Prize. Leaks & whistleblows ONLY: irsampleatproton
I live by the river
theguardian.com/profile/iansam…
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 62% new, 17% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
46,937 1,035 
20. 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
Oakland, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
Video channel
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 52% replies, 16% retweets, 15% quotes
45,796 2,198 
21. profile imageDavid Bradley
@sciencebase


Science | Snaps | Songs Geordie. Not the actor, not the Ctl-Alt-Del guy, not the head of EMI, not The Atlantic editor, not the tractor, not the pornstar...
Cambridge, EU
sciencebase.com
Video channel
12 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 22% new, 73% replies, 1% retweets, 4% quotes
42,150 1,686 
22. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


journalist | senior fellow @EmoryCSHH | TED | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | public health, global health, food | She/her
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 7% new, 53% replies, 27% retweets, 14% quotes
41,903 1,970 
23. profile imageFraser Cain
@fcain


Publisher of universetoday.com, co-host of astronomycast.com. Named after Asteroid 158092.
Courtenay, British Columbia
about.me/frasercain
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 47% new, 46% replies, 5% retweets, 2% quotes
41,483 1,417 
24. profile imageAndrea Morris
@DraisyMorris


Redheaded stepchild. I write about arts & science. Journalist, @Forbes Head of Story Dept @Wondros Member of @ScienceWriters
Los Angeles, CA
forbes.com/sites/andreamo…
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 17% new, 24% replies, 58% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.62 feeds per follower
40,755* 343 
25. profile imageJames Gleick
@JamesGleick


Time Travel. The Information. Chaos.
New York
around.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 8% new, 13% replies, 43% retweets, 36% quotes
40,196 1,374 
26. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Global director @ScienceHackDay. Author. Host/producer of Offworld on @testedcom. Art school grad. youtube.com/arielwaldman
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
Patreon page
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 4% new, 63% replies, 26% retweets, 6% quotes
39,455 1,749 
27. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Science and culture writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior writer, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll. She/her.
Los Angeles, CA
cocktailpartyphysics.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 47% new, 5% replies, 47% retweets, 0% quotes
38,900 1,721 
28. profile imageAlan Boyle
@b0yle


Aerospace and science editor @GeekWire. Longtime blogger @CosmicLog. Author of 'The Case for Pluto.' Links/RTs ≠ endorsements
Seattle
geekwire.com/author/alanboy…
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 17% new, 9% replies, 65% retweets, 9% quotes
38,890 1,673 
29. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Senior science reporter at @verge, covering all things space. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts. [email protected]
New York, NY
theverge.com/authors/loren-…
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 35% replies, 20% retweets, 18% quotes
38,584 1,130 
30. profile imageMoheb Costandi
@mocost


Neuroscientist/ freelance writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press, 2016) and 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus, 2013).
London
neurophilosophy.wordpress.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 30% new, 20% replies, 47% retweets, 3% quotes
38,397 
31. profile imageJoe Hanson
@DrJoeHanson


Nerdy by nature. Ph.D. biologist, science writer, creator of @okaytobesmart and @HotMessPBS on YouTube. Instagram: drjoehanson
Austin, TX
youtube.com/itsokaytobesma…
Video channel
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 26% new, 42% replies, 6% retweets, 26% quotes
38,333 1,259 
32. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
ElizabethKolbert.com
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 13% new, 15% replies, 71% retweets, 2% quotes
38,141 1,165 
33. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


I write science fiction and nonfiction. Author: Future of Another Timeline. Contributor: @nytopinion. Podcast: @ooacpod. Founder: @io9. They/Them. I ❤️ noodles.
California
techsploitation.com
12 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 3% new, 80% replies, 9% retweets, 8% quotes
37,688 1,947 
34. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Award-winning science journalist for New Scientist, Wired, BBC, Nat Geo. Author of INFERIOR and SUPERIOR. Oxford engineer, MIT Fellow, Kavli AAAS Gold prize
London
angelasaini.co.uk
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 3% new, 58% replies, 38% retweets, 1% quotes
37,216 613 
35. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 33% new, 11% replies, 45% retweets, 12% quotes
37,203 1,714 
36. profile imageDavid Dobbs
@David_Dobbs


Writer @nytimes, @theatlantic, @NatGeo, @WIRED, etal, mostly about how science & medicine work (or fail). He/him/his.
All over
daviddobbs.net
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 4% new, 51% replies, 40% retweets, 6% quotes
36,772 1,650 
37. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Deputy editor-in-chief, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 72% new, 6% replies, 19% retweets, 2% quotes
35,104 1,422 
38. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health & science editor at @washingtonpost. Past president of National Association of @ScienceWriters. Formerly @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 39% new, 21% replies, 38% retweets, 2% quotes
34,785 1,347 
39. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
Boston
sethmnookin.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 22% new, 43% replies, 19% retweets, 18% quotes
34,417 1,341 
40. profile imageIvan Oransky
@ivanoransky


VP, Editorial, @Medscape. Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; president, @AHCJ.
Northampton, MA and New York, NY
retractionwatch.com
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 81% new, 7% replies, 11% retweets, 2% quotes
32,345 1,781 
41. profile imageAlok Jha
@alokjha


Science correspondent at @TheEconomist • Former @WellcomeTrust fellow • Author: The Water Book https://t.co/lySv8Xl9zt • [email protected]📧
London, England
alokjha.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 9% new, 45% replies, 21% retweets, 25% quotes
31,903 1,231 
42. profile imageMaggie Koerth
@maggiekb1


Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Political science, gun violence, environment. Previously @niemanfdn fellow, @NYTMag, @boingboing, @mental_floss.
Minneapolis, MN
fivethirtyeight.com/contributors/m…
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 16% new, 59% replies, 14% retweets, 11% quotes
31,858 1,812 
43. 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.
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 75% replies, 5% retweets, 15% quotes
29,224 1,068 
44. profile imageGarth Sundem
@garthsundem


Author. Science writer. GeekDad. Math nerd. Climber. TED-ED speaker. Wipeout loser. Books here: goo.gl/qI6n3o
Boulder, CO
garthsundem.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 96% new, 1% replies, 0% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.57 feeds per follower
28,803* 719 
45. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 55% new, 8% replies, 37% retweets, 0% quotes
27,980 
46. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Campaigner, researcher and writer specialising in the history and politics of science, technology and the environment. [email protected]
London
climatehistories.com/who
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 20% new, 59% replies, 19% retweets, 2% quotes
27,579 1,343 
47. profile imageJulia Belluz
@juliaoftoronto


Health correspondent @voxdotcom #medicine #science #publichealth #globalhealth MIT Knight Fellow '14. Contact me securely @ jbelluz on KeyBase or DM for Signal
Vienna, Austria
juliabelluz.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 13% new, 25% replies, 55% retweets, 8% quotes
27,216 1,214 
48. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Physics writer and editor @QuantaMagazine. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 55% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
26,773 752 
49. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD. (she/her)
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 17% new, 76% replies, 1% retweets, 6% quotes
26,751 817 
50. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books: So You Think You've Got Problems?, Football School Joke Book
London
alexbellos.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 42% new, 28% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
26,363 784 
51. profile imageRiley Black
@Laelaps


Distant cousin of T. rex. My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys author. Blogs @sciam. Formerly B. Switek. Trans, nb, she/her, please.
Where the fossils are.
patreon.com/laelaps
Patreon page
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 26% new, 55% replies, 17% retweets, 2% quotes
25,901 1,193 
52. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁” (⧖)
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes science @Forbes & @Medium. Also @BCI_journal @BirdNoteRadio & more. Formerly @Guardian. Always: Ravenclaw, heretic
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 10% new, 8% replies, 78% retweets, 4% quotes
25,512 1,836 
53. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Host of CONTACT on @Discovery and @ScienceChannel | Space Journalist, TV Presenter, Adventurer & Author. Background in astrophysics. [email protected]
Lost in Space
geni.us/TheSpaceRace
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 37% new, 22% replies, 29% retweets, 12% quotes
25,105 584 
54. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Attempting to understand the Universe. Con los pies en la tierra, y el corazón en el espacio. (She. Her. Ella) https://t.co/hn16cJqf6E / Avatar by: Beth Kerner.
New York, NY
instagram.com/_astro_nerd_
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 4% new, 89% replies, 5% retweets, 1% quotes
23,986 344 
55. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science & tech | [email protected]
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
Video channel
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 23% new, 31% replies, 36% retweets, 10% quotes
23,785 331 
56. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futurologist〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
roseveleth.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 26% new, 33% replies, 37% retweets, 5% quotes
23,692 886 
57. profile imageMatthew R "Who Owns An Asteroid?" Francis
@DrMRFrancis


Writer of science. Wearer of jaunty hats. Help fund my science comics collection with @ScienceComic : unbound.com/books/who-owns… . He/him.
bowlerhatscience.org
Patreon page
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 59/day • 14% new, 49% replies, 31% retweets, 6% quotes
23,536 907 
58. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
New York
maiasz.com
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 6% new, 52% replies, 27% retweets, 15% quotes
23,431 931 
59. profile imageGwen Pearson
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect education & write about science. Founder of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc 🐝 she/her/PhD
Potawatomi land, IN
bit.ly/GwenPearson
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 16% new, 39% replies, 34% retweets, 11% quotes
23,103 1,065 
60. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Adj Prof of Biology at UFV. Media aIl over. I put science in media when no one is looking. Ambivert. Spectrum. I control my twitter destiny. B KIND.
British Columbia, Canada
carinbondar.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 41% new, 10% replies, 23% retweets, 26% quotes
22,674 897 
61. profile imageShannon Stirone 💀
@shannonmstirone


Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @NYTimes @washingtonpost @PopSci @ozm @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @SciAm @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area, CA
shannonstirone.com
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 14% new, 51% replies, 26% retweets, 10% quotes
22,549 509 
62. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature, views my own. Reach me (preferred) witzescience-at-gmaildotcom or (secure) awitze-at-protonmaildotcom. She/her/hers.
Boulder, CO
alexandrawitze.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 59% replies, 7% retweets, 9% quotes
21,755 1,037 
63. profile imageFerris Jabr
@ferrisjabr


science writer ✵ contributing writer @NYTmag and @sciam ✵ writing a book about the coevolution of Earth and life for @RandomHouse ✵ surname rhymes with neighbor
Portland, OR
ferrisjabr.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 14% new, 75% replies, 5% retweets, 6% quotes
21,735 936 
64. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science, tech & race. She/Her. Mom of @rumblecomics
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 7% new, 55% replies, 27% retweets, 10% quotes
21,598 1,058 
65. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Dean and Prof. of Practice in Journalism, Boston U. College of Communication. Past: Editor in Chief @sciam & EVP, Magazines, Springer Nature. Opinions my own.
Boston
bu.edu/com/
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 24% new, 15% replies, 41% retweets, 20% quotes
21,400 1,214 
66. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


words: space, science, tech, pop culture, star trek/wars @engadget @startrek @syfy @latimes @slate | 1/2 @desigeekgirls | ed. Sword Stone Table (Vintage, 2021)
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 13% new, 67% replies, 12% retweets, 8% quotes
20,916 852 
67. profile imageBrian Malow
@sciencecomedian


Science comedian, Earth. Available for off-world appearances, if transportation is provided.
Raleigh, NC
instagram.com/sciencecomedian
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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68. profile imageBryan Walsh
@bryanrwalsh


Interim editor for OneZero @medium. Author of END TIMES, a book on the end of world, published by @hachetteUS. Former foreign editor @time. [email protected]
New York
endtimesthebook.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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69. profile imageDave Mosher
@DaveMosher


Senior space correspondent at @businessinsider. DMs open. Stories + private comms: businessinsider.com/author/dave-mo… (Note: My tweets delete after 2 weeks)
New York, NY
davemosher.com
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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20,133 751 
70. profile imageRachel Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Articles Editor and Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously @washingtonpost // Host of @weirdest_thing // She/Her/My Dude // [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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19,842 917 
71. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


I write Health/Science/Tech in plain English. No PR pitches, please. facebook.com/maggiefox.jour…
Washington
maggiefox.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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72. profile imageEthan Siegel
@StartsWithABang


The Universe is: Expanding, cooling, and dark. It starts with a bang! #Cosmology Science writer, astrophysicist, author, Forbes & NASA columnist.
Portland, OR
forbes.com/sites/startswi…
Patreon page
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 20% new, 59% replies, 17% retweets, 5% quotes
19,465 774 
73. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


I write the @Axios Space newsletter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. Get in touch: [email protected] Pronouns: she/her
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
link.axios.com/join/space-sig…
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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74. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @StoryCollider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Into: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design. she/her
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 29% replies, 47% retweets, 6% quotes
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75. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Host of Reset, a tech podcast @voxdotcom • Past: 1st climate correspondent in American TV news @hbo @vicenews • [email protected] •Tweets 🗑️ after 90 days • she/her
New York City (et Montréal)
pod.link/reset
Video channel
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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76. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


content strategist, writer, friend to bodega cats // rae.paoletta at gmail dot com
nyc
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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77. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


“Brainwashed” | Founder of @EARTH3R, former science editor @Gizmodo | Earth & environmental sciences PhD | Trekkie
Philadelphia, PA
maddiestonewriting.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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17,739 693 
78. 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
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 18% new, 62% replies, 11% retweets, 10% quotes
17,467 923 
79. profile imageRoger Highfield
@RogerHighfield


Museum exec, writer & visiting prof at @Dunn_School and @UCLChemistry. Ex New Scientist Editor & Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph. Neutron bouncer
London
rogerhighfield.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 46% new, 11% replies, 29% retweets, 14% quotes
17,214 997 
80. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


Science Correspondent for The Guardian. Get in touch: [email protected] *DMs are open*
London
theguardian.com/science
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 19% new, 31% replies, 39% retweets, 10% quotes
17,180 639 
81. profile imageDan Vergano
@dvergano


BuzzFeed News science desk in Washington D.C. Contact: [email protected] Secure tips: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
linkedin.com/pub/dan-vergan…
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 25% new, 11% replies, 53% retweets, 10% quotes
17,155 1,070 
82. profile imageMaryam Zaringhalam, PhD
@webmz_


Writes in codes 👩🏻‍💻 ∞ science for the people ∞ DC @storycollider producer ∞ former @AAAS_STPF ∞ @500womensci ∞she/her∞ Tweets are mine, my own, my Precious
Washington, DC
webmz.nyc
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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83. profile imageRoss Andersen
@andersen


Deputy Editor, @TheAtlantic / [email protected]
Washington, DC
rossandersen.com
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 12% new, 43% replies, 41% retweets, 4% quotes
16,712 491 
84. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic.
Chicago
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 7% new, 86% replies, 4% retweets, 3% quotes
16,691 274 
85. profile imageJason G. Goldman
@jgold85


Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Expedition leader. Bylines @SciAm @Biographic @BBCEarth @NatGeo & more. @GoScifari @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder
Los Angeles
jasonggoldman.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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86. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Author NYT bestseller GOOD TO GO goodtogobook.com @wwnorton co-host EMERGING FORM bit.ly/2HEKGpW @FiveThirtyEight alum. Adventurer. My parties have dancing.
Colorado
christieaschwanden.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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16,357 724 
87. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Deputy Editor @elemental Health & Science @Medium Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 31% new, 25% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
16,333 587 
88. profile imageJohn Upton
@johnupton


Science journo. @ClimateCentral editor bringing data, science reporters and experience to news collaborations investigating climate change impacts & solutions.
Newark and Princeton, NJ
climatecentral.org/what-we-do/peo…
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 25% new, 19% replies, 51% retweets, 5% quotes
16,067 874 
89. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Climate reporter @washingtonpost. I love all the planets but I write about how to save this one. Reach me at [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 22% new, 14% replies, 55% retweets, 9% quotes
15,796 506 
90. profile imageAdam Rogers
@jetjocko


Senior Correspondent/Wired. Wrote Proof: The Science of Booze. I am not a number. [email protected]
California
adam-rogers.net
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 17% new, 45% replies, 11% retweets, 26% quotes
15,697 859 
91. profile imageDavid DiSalvo
@Neuronarrative


I write about science, health, and all things Mind for Forbes, Psych Today and a few other pubs. Author of three books on the brain and cognitive psych.
daviddisalvo.org
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 72% new, 1% replies, 27% retweets, 0% quotes
15,428 956 
92. profile imageAatish Bhatia
@aatishb


Science writer & educator ∿ Building a more joyful, inclusive, and personally-relevant math & science education ∿ Climate newsletter: https://t.co/RE61IOqfK8
aatishb.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 12% new, 21% replies, 64% retweets, 3% quotes
15,200 592 
93. 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
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 13% new, 19% replies, 66% retweets, 2% quotes
15,173 727 
94. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science, feminism, LGBTQIA, NHS, all the games and making one. Data and healthcare. 日本語も. Scottish in Yorkshire. She/her.
On a mote of dust
gofundme.com/pay-to-destroy…
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 8% new, 73% replies, 15% retweets, 4% quotes
14,775 287 
95. profile imageDavid Biello
@dbiello


Dispatches from the future present. Me: Science curator @TEDtalks, book The Unnatural World, et cetera, et cetera...
New York, NY
davidbiello.com
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 48% new, 14% replies, 13% retweets, 25% quotes
14,679 945 
96. profile imageseth borenstein
@borenbears


Associated Press science writer, delegate reporter. [email protected] I cover Earth sciences, 2020 delegate hunt. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
tinyurl.com/sethap
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 37% new, 23% replies, 37% retweets, 3% quotes
14,516 924 
97. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health & etc., for NYT Parenting, O magazine + more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, slower this time. I lost on Jeopardy!
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 17% new, 22% replies, 28% retweets, 33% quotes
13,925 735 
98. 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. She/her.
Los Angeles, CA
Patreon page
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 52% replies, 17% retweets, 13% quotes
13,764 468 
99. profile imageKate Wong
@katewong


Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
New York City
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 18% new, 59% replies, 22% retweets, 1% quotes
13,536 701 
100. 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
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 21% new, 30% replies, 35% retweets, 14% quotes
13,473 581 
101. profile imageDaniel Fischer
@cosmos4u


All things astronomy and space (and then some) - in tiny bits and pieces but mostly with links to more ... :-)
Königswinter, Germany
skyweek.wordpress.com
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 25/day • 8% new, 28% replies, 59% retweets, 4% quotes
13,355 921 
102. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] Put my cat tweets on television, you cowards.
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 21% new, 51% replies, 21% retweets, 7% quotes
13,067 524 
103. profile imageBrendan Maher
@bmaher


Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
nature.com/news
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 11% new, 39% replies, 33% retweets, 17% quotes
12,852 721 
104. profile imageThomas Levenson, Zṓiarchos
@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
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 31/day • 11% new, 22% replies, 51% retweets, 16% quotes
12,732 
105. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science journalist, SF author/fan. Working on a book about John von Neumann for @allenlanebooks @wwnorton Ex- @TheEconomist, @naturenews.
Nowhere
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 75% replies, 11% retweets, 9% quotes
12,597 629 
106. profile imagePeter🌋📈⛰️🌧️📉Brannen
@PeterBrannen1


Carbon cycle correspondent. 📝 @TheAtlantic @NYTimes & more 📘:THE ENDS OF THE WORLD on 🌍's worst mass extinctions https://t.co/GbhGXPcwSu…
Boulder, CO
peterbrannen.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 12% new, 59% replies, 15% retweets, 14% quotes
12,165 280 
107. profile imageSarah Olson
@ReadMoreScience


Science writer and book reviewer. 📚🔬 Studying microbiology @OregonState 🦠 Contact: saraheolson(at)nasw(dot)org ✍🏼
Corvallis, OR | She/Her
readmorescience.com
2 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 8% new, 51% replies, 34% retweets, 6% quotes
12,150 115 
108. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 27% new, 16% replies, 49% retweets, 9% quotes
12,021 813 
109. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own. She/her
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 25% new, 12% replies, 61% retweets, 2% quotes
11,933 599 
110. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
theatlantic.com/author/sarah-z…
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 39% new, 33% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
11,807 420 
111. profile imageDavid Kroll
@davidkroll


State univ pharmaceutical sciences prof, freelance pharma & healthcare writer @forbeshealth, clips @indyweek @cenmag. Gator PhD in Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Denver, CO
forbes.com/sites/davidkro…
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 3% new, 35% replies, 59% retweets, 4% quotes
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11,655* 736 
112. profile imageRowan Hooper
@rowhoop


Head of Features @newscientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist; columnist for @japantimes. New book, SUPERHUMAN, out now すごい!
London
rowanhooper.contently.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 30% new, 50% replies, 5% retweets, 14% quotes
11,506 493 
113. 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
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 16% new, 49% replies, 29% retweets, 6% quotes
11,500 417 
114. profile imageDavid Quammen
@DavidQuammen


Author of The Tangled Tree, Spillover, & other books. Varied journalism for National Geographic, Harper's, NY Times Magazine, etc.
Bozeman, Montana
davidquammen.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 7% new, 47% replies, 47% retweets, 0% quotes
11,497 497 
115. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist & author of new book on Apollo, 'Eight Years to the Moon,' amazon.com/gp/product/162
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
11 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 55% replies, 13% retweets, 14% quotes
11,473 653 
116. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@RobinLloyd99


reporter covering pipes, cities, food, pollution. My latest pipes story: shorturl.at/ceiGT. My science media pitch list: shorturl.at/ltHRY. Non-toxic feed.
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 7% new, 34% replies, 54% retweets, 5% quotes
11,216 641 
117. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Journalist. Contributing ed @SciAm, columnist @Slate. Nat’l Mag Award finalist. 2019 Bricker Award winner. Writing a book about raising kind kids @putnambooks.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
12 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 18% new, 65% replies, 15% retweets, 3% quotes
11,037 572 
118. profile imagePhilip Ball
@philipcball


Author, writer and broadcaster, mostly about science. Books include The Music Instinct, Curiosity, Critical Mass. Obsessed by (too) many things.
London, UK
philipball.co.uk
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 8% new, 59% replies, 18% retweets, 14% quotes
11,037 358 
119. profile imageMarina Koren
@marinakoren


Staff writer at @theatlantic. Views expressed here are like black holes: they don't reflect anything. [email protected]
Washington, D.C. / The Milky Way
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 27% replies, 37% retweets, 12% quotes
10,936 336 
120. profile imageLiz 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
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 55% replies, 15% retweets, 8% quotes
10,845 424 
121. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 25% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 14% quotes
10,787 720 
122. profile imageJohn R. Platt
@johnrplatt


Environmental journalist covering endangered species, climate, pollution & related topics. Editor, @Revelator_News. Tips, pitches: jplatt @ therevelator.org
Portland, Oregon
therevelator.org
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 14% new, 17% replies, 67% retweets, 2% quotes
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10,673* 550 
123. profile imageLuis Quevedo
@luis_quevedo


📚 on deadline 🙀 Buscándome la vida en el Antropoceno🎙Cofundador @cuondapodcast 📺 @telemadrid 🏛@cienciamento 👨🏻‍🏫 @ui1Universidad
elquevedo.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 28% new, 43% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
10,602 424 
124. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 12 yrs on US tribal & global #Indigenous peoples #climate beat 🌏 [email protected] @WinnebagoTribe. Started memoir! #ActOnClimate 🙏
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 14% new, 9% replies, 75% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.75 feeds per follower
10,523* 571 
125. profile imageNicholas St. Fleur
@SciFleur


Award-winning science journalist covering archaeology, paleontology, space. 💀🦖🚀Passionate about diversity & outreach in science. @nytimes [email protected]
email = [email protected]
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 1% new, 13% replies, 86% retweets, 0% quotes
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10,444* 427 
126. profile imageMarilynn Marchione
@MMarchioneAP


I'm chief medical writer for the Associated Press, always looking for a good story, good book, bike ride on a nice day. [email protected]
ap.org
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 12% new, 5% replies, 67% retweets, 16% quotes
10,388 532 
127. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Climate, food & politics @michiganstateu. Author. Former Hill staff. Dir of @SciDebate. Host of Serving Up Science on @PBSDS & @NPR.
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 67% replies, 3% retweets, 7% quotes
10,338 747 
128. profile imageDavid W. Brown
@dwbwriter


Author. Runner. Next: THE MISSION, about scientists who wrangled a spaceship from NASA to explore Europa, the ocean moon of Jupiter. (Custom House, 2020)
Louisiana
instagram.com/dwbwriter
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.3/day • 7% new, 22% replies, 69% retweets, 3% quotes
10,277 551 
129. profile imageJoe's Big Idea
@joesbigidea


Virtually training scientists to become better communicators. Founded by @joepalca and @maddie_sofia. Tweets by @travlinscientst. Join our #scicomm community⬇️.
Nationwide
npr.org/2017/08/24/537…
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 11% new, 11% replies, 65% retweets, 14% quotes
10,166 451 
130. profile imageMarc Abrahams
@MarcAbrahams


editor of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine, organizer of the Ig Nobel Prizes. Also see: @ImprobResearch
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
improbable.com
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 1% replies, 56% retweets, 18% quotes
10,015 422 
131. profile imageEric Roston
@eroston


Important things are more fun than fun things are important. Carbon stuff. 'Lucid and occasionally disturbing.' Pals around with @KarenYourish. RT=PV/n.
New York, NY
BloombergGreen.com
12 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 67% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
10,005 577 
132. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Staff writer at @medium’s OneZero (@ozm), covering the intersection of biology and technology. Science writing instructor, @johnshopkins. [email protected]
Baltimore, Maryland
medium.com/@emilymullin
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 36% replies, 33% retweets, 6% quotes
9,990 404 
133. profile imagePauline Acalin
@w00ki33


Spaceflight photojournalist. Mom, explorer, astrophotographer, tee designer, foodie. Rockets are amazing.
pale blue dot
instagram.com/pacalin/
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 13% new, 39% replies, 40% retweets, 8% quotes
9,809 236 
134. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


My dream: to help you achieve yours. Director @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 6% new, 41% replies, 42% retweets, 12% quotes
9,756 591 
135. profile imageOliver Morton
@Eaterofsun


Author of The Moon: A History for the Future medium.com/@Eaterofsun/th… Views not discernible from RTs
Greenwich, UK
heliophage.wordpress.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 4% new, 26% replies, 61% retweets, 10% quotes
9,753 594 
136. profile imageRon Winslow
@ronwinslow


Freelance medical + science writer after 33+ yrs at #WSJ; @onepeloton, hiker, skier, #redsox. [email protected]
Mount Washington Valley, NH
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 12% new, 25% replies, 58% retweets, 6% quotes
9,721 516 
137. profile image(((John Rennie)))
@tvjrennie


Science writer/editor @QuantaMagazine. Frmrly @SciAm, TWC's Hacking the Planet & more. Faculty for NYU SHERP, Beakerhead SciComm. Opinions = my own — at most.
New York, NY
johnrennie.net
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 1% new, 5% replies, 88% retweets, 7% quotes
9,696 674 
138. profile imageJohn J. Berger
@johnjberger


Author. Editor. Energy consultant. Forthcoming book: Climate Solutions: Turning Global Peril into Jobs and Prosperity.
San Francisco Bay Area
johnjberger.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 82% new, 1% replies, 15% retweets, 1% quotes
9,669 305 
139. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Sr. Editor @undarkmag • Instructor @nyu_journalism • Freelance journo for many (maybe you?) • Books: Infested / The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking • She/Her
brookeborel.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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9,553 402 
140. profile imageTariq J. Malik
@tariqjmalik


Astrojournalist, Space.com Editor in Chief, rocket fan. Covering the 'verse for @Spacedotcom/@FuturePLC since 2001. Hailing freq: [email protected]
New York, NY
space.com
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 9% new, 27% replies, 48% retweets, 16% quotes
9,550 449 
141. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science and features writer at the Los Angeles Times. Refuse to let the world corrupt you.
Los Angeles
latimes.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 35% replies, 33% retweets, 7% quotes
9,531 355 
142. 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…
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 65% replies, 3% retweets, 6% quotes
9,493 
143. profile imageMiriam E. Tucker
@MiriamETucker


Writer/journalist specializing in medicine/health. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1973.
Washington DC area
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10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 57% replies, 19% retweets, 11% quotes
9,456 593 
144. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Freelance chemistry and food journalist. Bylines @cenmag @Forbes @DCist @SciAm. Chemistry Ph.D. Inglés+Español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
carmendrahl.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 51% replies, 15% retweets, 16% quotes
9,417 506 
145. profile imageGeoff Brumfiel
@gbrumfiel


I'm an editor/correspondent for @nprscience. Mostly smart on the radio. Mostly stupid on the Twitter. Nukes/Rockets/Missiles/Space/etc. securedrop.npr.org
npr.org
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 36% replies, 33% retweets, 16% quotes
9,376 557 
146. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science journalist. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. @SciAm contributor. Erstwhile triathlete. Novice mom. Part-time nerd.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 37% new, 25% replies, 21% retweets, 17% quotes
9,320 555 
147. profile imageAkshat Rathi
@AkshatRathi


Climate and energy nerd at @business. PhD from @UniofOxford. Writing a book on scaling climate solutions. Opinions mine.
London, UK
akshatrathi.com
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 32% new, 19% replies, 43% retweets, 6% quotes
9,304 445 
148. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 60% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
9,151 452 
149. profile imageMichael Slezak
@MikeySlezak


National Science Technology and Environment Reporter @abcnews. Was: @GuardianAus & @NewScientist DMs open [email protected]
Sydney, New South Wales
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 29% replies, 49% retweets, 6% quotes
9,145 353 
150. profile imageBetsy Mason
@betsymason


Freelance journalist, geologist, beer snob, calm assertive pack leader. Co-author of the book All Over the Map (Oct. 30 bit.ly/alloverthemap)
San Francisco Bay Area
betsymason.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 17% replies, 36% retweets, 14% quotes
9,123 760 
151. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization & emerging tech/X-ray astronomy; speaker; author; 'Light from the Void' 20 Years of @chandraxray now out; opinions=my own; she/her
RI, USA
kimarcand.com
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 7% new, 65% replies, 25% retweets, 2% quotes
9,079 351 
152. profile imageAsh Jogalekar
@curiouswavefn


History of science and technology, especially math, physics etc. Drug discovery and chemistry. Computation and complexity. All views my own.
San Francisco, CA
wavefunction.fieldofscience.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 22% new, 47% replies, 23% retweets, 8% quotes
8,978 360 
153. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


words and birds 🌾writer, naturalist, climate editor @audubonsociety. stands up for the common bird. she/her. [email protected]
NYC/BK
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 14% new, 24% replies, 55% retweets, 8% quotes
8,966 580 
154. profile imageDr. David Warmflash
@CosmicEvolution


Astrobiologist, physician, author, science advisor @ Let's Rover the Moon, communicates about astrobiology,origins of life, genetics,neurology,spacemed,biotech
Portland, United States
amazon.com/Moon-Illustrat…
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 44% new, 14% replies, 15% retweets, 27% quotes
8,902 683 
155. profile imageWade Roush
@wroush


Sci/tech storyteller. Host @soonishpodcast, columnist @sciam, producer @TechReview, author @mitpress, co-founder @hubspokeaudio, PhD @MITPSTS
Cambridge, MA
waderoush.com
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 41% replies, 19% retweets, 3% quotes
8,800 577 
156. profile imageBrandon Keim
@9brandon


Freelance journalist + writer | Nature, animals, science & environment | Author, The Eye of the Sandpiper goo.gl/cn6c1y | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
Bangor, ME
instagram.com/9brandon/
12 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 16% new, 55% replies, 17% retweets, 12% quotes
8,784 634 
157. 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.
New York City
leebillings.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 7% new, 22% replies, 68% retweets, 4% quotes
8,709 627 
158. profile imageTodd B. Bates
@ByToddBBates


SciComm @RutgersU, ex 35yr Journalist (Enviro/Investig/WX/Health, etc. @AsburyParkPress, The Home News, etc.), Pulitzer Finalist, _/ Player from ROC. RTs ≠Agree
Piscataway, New Jersey
linkedin.com/in/todd-b-bate…
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 55% new, 1% replies, 45% retweets, 0% quotes
8,687 397 
159. profile imageGeorge Musser
@gmusser


contributing editor for Scientific American, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to String Theory and Spooky Action at a Distance
New York
georgemusser.com
12 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 24% replies, 57% retweets, 0% quotes
8,644 574 
160. profile imageWill Gater
@willgater


Astronomer | Journalist | Space geek 🌍 https://t.co/qdUaJi892Z 🔭 https://t.co/vtY0MvxbF8 🎫 Show dates & tickets: https://t.co/vQFc3wAD4z
UK
willgater.com
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 33% replies, 26% retweets, 16% quotes
8,562 401 
161. profile imageJason Davis
@jasonrdavis


Editorial Director of @exploreplanets 🚀🏜️
Tucson, AZ
planetary.org/about/staff/ja…
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 27% replies, 32% retweets, 19% quotes
8,524 480 
162. profile imageDr Claire O’Connell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology UCD, MSc Sci Comm DCU, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016. MC. Adjunct Professor @ucd_sbbs
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 33% new, 33% replies, 32% retweets, 2% quotes
8,461 343 
163. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
quantamagazine.org
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: <0.05/day • 29% new, 22% replies, 35% retweets, 13% quotes
8,402 434 
164. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 41% new, 27% replies, 27% retweets, 6% quotes
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165. profile imageEmma Marris
@Emma_Marris


Writer in Oregon. Environment, wildlife, ripping yarns. Writing a book about wild animals. Borderline utopian. Radical Gleasonian. She/her
Klamath Falls, OR
emmamarris.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 23% new, 54% replies, 18% retweets, 5% quotes
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166. profile imageBob Henson
@bhensonweather


Meteorologist, journalist, @wunderground blogger. I cover wacky #weather, changing #climate & how we live, love, work, get around & dream. Views are my own.
Boulder, CO
wunderground.com/cat6
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 0% replies, 59% retweets, 35% quotes
8,246 481 
167. 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/
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 15% replies, 59% retweets, 20% quotes
8,136 297 
168. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Editor of #LifeUpClose @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag & @NYTMag, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Author of BELOVED BEASTS, forthcoming @WWNorton. Mom @GirlBilbo.
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 40% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
8,118 449 
169. profile imageDan Fagin
@danfagin


Professing journalism, directing SHERP @ NYU. One-time-only winner of my fantasy baseball league and the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser.
New York
danfagin.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 28% new, 32% replies, 25% retweets, 16% quotes
7,928 402 
170. profile imageBrian Clark Howard
@socialpyramid


I'm an environmental journalist (now Deputy Editor with The Hill). Personal site: brianclarkhoward.com
Washington, DC
news.nationalgeographic.com
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 86% new, 3% replies, 10% retweets, 1% quotes
7,907 414 
171. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


Science/health journalist • mom • feminist • teacher • photographer • author • @Forbes • kid lit • #MBL • #AHCJ • #binder • Gryffindor • Texan • she/her
DFW
tarahaelle.net
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 6% new, 39% replies, 47% retweets, 8% quotes
7,839 465 
172. profile imageMatt Shipman
@ShipLives


I get paid to write, which is nice. I dislike bullies. My book on science PR: press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book… (he/him)
Raleigh, NC
…ecommunicationbreakdown.wordpress.com
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 9% new, 49% replies, 29% retweets, 12% quotes
7,823 449 
173. profile imageBen Lillie
@BenLillie


Co-founder of @caveatnyc. Previously: co-founder of @storycollider & writer for TED. Retweets are attempts to comprehend the universe.
New York, NY
caveat.nyc
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 13% new, 47% replies, 17% retweets, 24% quotes
7,784 404 
174. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 30% new, 27% replies, 33% retweets, 10% quotes
7,678 521 
175. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist 🚀 bylines at BBC Future, The Observer, New Scientist, etc 🌍 previously at BuzzFeed 🐱 [email protected] 💌 she/her
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 19% new, 37% replies, 26% retweets, 18% quotes
7,638 397 
176. profile imageSamuel Arbesman
@arbesman


Scientist + Writer @Lux_Capital | Author of 'Overcomplicated' + 'The Half-Life of Facts' | ☞ https://t.co/VDWqi2B8cT | Ensorcelled by wonder
Edge of the Great American Desert
arbesman.net
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: <0.05/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
7,553 461 
177. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Senior reporter at @NatureNews. Send me tips: [email protected] Past: @buzzfeednews @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 34% new, 19% replies, 33% retweets, 14% quotes
7,543 440 
178. profile imageJeanne Garbarino, PhD
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. Views and typos mine. she/her
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 6% new, 47% replies, 31% retweets, 16% quotes
7,527 367 
179. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science and data journalist teaching @NUjournalism • Editor @Storybench @LatAmSci • @KSJatMIT ‘14 • Alum @Undarkmag @EsquireClassic @SciFri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 12% new, 9% replies, 70% retweets, 10% quotes
7,362 427 
180. profile imageryan
@RyanFMandelbaum


I'm like a bird I'll only fly away I don't know where my soul is (Soul is) I don't know where my home is And baby all I need for you to know (they/them)
New York, USA
4 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 47% replies, 37% retweets, 4% quotes
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181. profile imageSarah Keenihan PhD
@sciencesarah


Freelance ✮ Writer ✮ Editor ✮ Copywriter ✮ Science ✮ Technology ✮ Space ✮ Medicine ✮ Health ✮ Geology ✮
Adelaide, South Australia
sarahkeenihan.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 30% new, 47% replies, 11% retweets, 10% quotes
7,124 283 
182. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo & more. Author of POACHED: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 55% replies, 3% retweets, 10% quotes
7,087 355 
183. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Sci news for NYTimes, SciAm, STAT etc. Teach at Boston University. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD. Fan of great journalism, penguins. She/her
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 50% new, 17% replies, 27% retweets, 6% quotes
7,050 377 
184. profile imageKatia Moskvitch
@SciTech_Cat


Editorial Lead @IBMResearch. Ex journo: WIRED, Nature, BBC. Astrophysicist & rockclimber. Quark-filled Canadian in UK. My 📖 on neutron stars✨ out Sept 2020!
London, UK
katiamoskvitch.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 15% replies, 52% retweets, 8% quotes
7,031 320 
185. profile imageAinissa Ramirez, Ph.D.
@ainissaramirez


Scientist. Speaker. Author. Thinker. THE ALCHEMY OF US (MIT Press) 4/2020. mitpress.mit.edu/books/alchemy-… Speaker Rep’ed by: https://t.co/eo08ni74jg
Always from New Jersey
ainissaramirez.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 38% new, 15% replies, 31% retweets, 16% quotes
7,008 387 
186. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news. Award-winning science writer and peep dioramist. She/her
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 51% replies, 9% retweets, 17% quotes
6,952 200 
187. profile image(((Steve Mirsky)))
@SteveMirsky


Editor, columnist, podcaster for @sciam magazine. Opinions expressed are my own and are subject to revision with new information. Like science.
The Bronx
scientificamerican.com/podcasts/
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 10% new, 31% replies, 55% retweets, 4% quotes
6,901 458 
188. profile imageEric Michael Johnson
@ericmjohnson


Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. Evolutionary Anthropology and History of Science.
Vancouver, BC
ericmichaeljohnson.net
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 64% new, 17% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
6,897 559 
189. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
propublica.org
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 39% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
6,897 364 
190. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw & writing about climate change on the internet. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 27% new, 16% replies, 25% retweets, 32% quotes
6,870 315 
191. profile imageThomas Lin
@7homaslin


@QuantaMagazine founder + editor in chief; @ScienceWriting board; former @nytimes; books: (science) amzn.to/31Z0BXO + (math) amzn.to/2Ygz9CP
New York City
quantamagazine.org
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 27% replies, 45% retweets, 9% quotes
6,853 218 
192. profile imageBen Goldfarb
@ben_a_goldfarb


Independent journalist. Alicia Patterson fellow on the #roadecology beat. Author of EAGER, a book about beaver belief: goo.gl/DQA1Qn
Spokane, WA
bengoldfarb.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 45% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
6,853 230 
193. profile imageJamie Vernon
@JLVernonPhD


Husband, Dad, Scientist, Science Advocate, Civic Citizen. #scicomm-er & #scipol-er. This is the personal account of @SigmaXiCEO
Raleigh, NC
linkedin.com/in/jlvernon/
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 5% new, 36% replies, 41% retweets, 18% quotes
6,773 470 
194. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
American midwest
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11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
6,765 406 
195. profile imageCaitlin S., PhD
@Paleophile


fossils are my jam | science communicator | evolutionary anthropology PhD | #scicomm #sciengage #scipol #evoed #DBER | #celiac |🐶🐈 #rescue | Personal acct
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 14% new, 45% replies, 23% retweets, 18% quotes
6,725 418 
196. 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
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 41% new, 26% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
6,715 299 
197. profile imageLaurie Winkless
@laurie_winkless


Physicist-turned-science storyteller. Book#1: SCIENCE AND THE CITY. Book#2: STICKY (2021?). @ForbesScience contributor. Irish. Feminist. Opinionated. She/her.
Wellington NZ (via London)
lauriewinkless.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 18% new, 31% replies, 45% retweets, 8% quotes
6,587 235 
198. profile imageAdam Mann
@adamspacemann


Aspiring space philosopher @NatGeo @SciAm @WSJ @NatureNews @NewsfromScience @Wired @PNASNews @LiveScience
Oakland, Ca
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 31% new, 39% replies, 15% retweets, 14% quotes
6,536 365 
199. profile imageGabrielle Birchak
@GabriellBirchak


Mathematician, writer, podcaster in love with sci-history. #math #science #history #EverybodyinSTEM My tweets are part of the collective. Resistance was futile.
Los Angeles, CA
mathsciencehistory.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 38% new, 26% replies, 34% retweets, 3% quotes
6,523 119 
200. profile imageDarryl Fears
@bydarrylfears


WaPo reporter covering environment/wildlife. LA Times, Atlanta Constitution, Detroit Freep alum. HU Bison. Track & Field nut. wapo.st/1nlOX
DC
washingtonpost.com
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 38% new, 7% replies, 38% retweets, 18% quotes
6,489 520 
201. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


Features editor, Nature. E-mail: initial[dot]lastname[at]nature[dot]com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 14% new, 50% replies, 27% retweets, 9% quotes
6,470 247 
202. profile imageJules Howard
@juleslhoward


Science-writer, author, zoology correspondent. Guardian / BBC. Did I ever tell you about the VR duck vagina app? It can probably wait.
theguardian.com/profile/jules-…
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 15% new, 79% replies, 4% retweets, 2% quotes
6,466 152 
203. 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.
Virginia
carriearnold.com
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 48% replies, 16% retweets, 16% quotes
6,335 233 
204. profile imageRebecca 🌓 Boyle
@rboyle31


Writer, writing science for @TheAtlantic @nytimes @sciam @newscientist @TheLWON & more. Pro-night, pro-dog. Writing a book about the Moon for @randomhouse
Colorado Springs, COLORADO
rebecca-boyle.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 10% new, 47% replies, 28% retweets, 16% quotes
6,332 296 
205. 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
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 1% replies, 67% retweets, 18% quotes
6,306 450 
206. profile imageDr Robin George Andrews 🌋
@SquigglyVolcano


Science Journalist | Volcanologist | Time Lord | Words @NatGeo @TheAtlantic @SciAm @nytimes @Forbes @WIRED @Nature @Gizmodo @AtlasObscura @Verge @QuantaMagazine
London, England
robingeorgeandrews.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 13% new, 67% replies, 15% retweets, 5% quotes
6,223 234 
207. profile imageDr Helen Scales
@helenscales


Marine biologist. Writer. Talker.
UK
helenscales.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 10% new, 49% replies, 21% retweets, 20% quotes
6,208 265 
208. profile imageDave Levitan
@davelevitan


Journalist, mostly science and politics; bylines @gizmodo @thedailybeast @newrepublic @washingtonpost and lots more. Author: NOT A SCIENTIST
davelevitan.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 34% new, 23% replies, 9% retweets, 34% quotes
6,185 261 
209. profile imageRafi Letzter
@RafiLetzter


Writer @LiveScience. Before: @businessinsider, @popsci. Member @futureusunion / @wgaeast. Builds bikes, takes photos. Extremely Jewish with incredible posts.
New York, NY
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 8% new, 39% replies, 43% retweets, 10% quotes
6,179 104 
210. profile imageGaia Vince
@WanderingGaia


Writer, broadcaster, author (TRANSCENDENCE amzn.to/2nSFEyQ; ADVENTURES IN THE ANTHROPOCENE amzn.to/1KKAUc7). Science of humanity and our planet
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 35% replies, 45% retweets, 10% quotes
6,138 282 
211. profile imageLaura Seward Forczyk 🌙💫🚀
@LauraForczyk


Founder @Astralytical. Space professional, scientist, mom, & #FutureAstronaut. I tweet about NASA, women in science, aerospace industry & policy. #Feminist
Atlanta, GA
astralytical.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 77% replies, 6% retweets, 11% quotes
6,098 209 
212. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Web producer @sciencenews. Award-winning baker and freelance cheesemonger.
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 34% new, 23% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
6,067 527 
213. profile imageTanya Lewis
@tanyalewis314


Associate Health and Medicine Editor @SciAm. I learn less and less about more and more until I know nothing about everything. Tweets are my own opinion. She/her
New York
tanyaalewis.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 29% new, 13% replies, 50% retweets, 8% quotes
6,037 221 
214. profile imageRobert Lee Hotz
@leHotz


I cover science for The Wall Street Journal. Distinguished Writer in Residence @nyu_journalism. President of The Alicia Patterson Foundation. Whovian.
New York
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 35% new, 3% replies, 59% retweets, 4% quotes
5,977 354 
215. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Currently tracking: hearing loss & suicide as a symptom & things that make you 🤔 // #FutureIsFemale //
In flight
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 47% new, 9% replies, 38% retweets, 6% quotes
5,971 352 
216. profile imageNsikan Akpan
@MoNscience


Highly melanated. @NatGeo science editor | Past: @NewsHour science producer | PhD pathobiologist | YNWA | For secure communications, DM for Signal.
Washington DC
pbs.org/newshour/tag/s…
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 17% new, 58% replies, 19% retweets, 6% quotes
5,948 285 
217. profile imageMichael Balter
@mbalter


Journalism prof, City College of New York; contributor to CJR, SciAm, SAPIENS, The Verge, Yale E360, etc. Anthro, mental health, environ, #MeTooSTEM
Recently returned to USA from 29 yrs exile in Europe.
michaelbalter.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 21/day • 31% new, 13% replies, 55% retweets, 2% quotes
5,888 278 
218. profile imageMary Hoff
@mkhoff


#Science & #environment communicator and editor in chief @ensiamedia. Tweets are my own. linkedin.com/in/maryhoff
Minnesota
linkedin.com/in/maryhoff/
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 50% new, 1% replies, 44% retweets, 5% quotes
5,865 256 
219. profile imageErica Klarreich
@EricaKlarreich


Mathematics and science journalist. My work has appeared in Quanta, Nature, The Atlantic, New Scientist, Science News and other publications.
Berkeley, California
ericaklarreich.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 16% new, 30% replies, 49% retweets, 6% quotes
5,851 176 
220. profile imageChristine Dell'Amore
@cdellamore


Bug-loving adventurer. Senior animals editor at National Geographic. Author of the book South Pole. Co-founder of the @DCSWA Newsbrief Award.
Washington, D.C.
nationalgeographic.com/contributors/d…
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 34% new, 31% replies, 29% retweets, 5% quotes
5,836 155 
221. profile imageJohn McQuaid
@johnmcquaid


Journalist. Author of Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
Silver Spring, MD, USA
tastybook.net
12 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 25% new, 45% replies, 14% retweets, 16% quotes
5,680 614 
222. profile imageMaia Weinstock
@20tauri


@MIT News deputy editor; @LegoNASAwomen creator; author of forthcoming Millie Dresselhaus bio (MIT Press, 2021); champion of women. Tweets = my views. She | her
Massachusetts
maiaw.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 44% replies, 26% retweets, 11% quotes
5,513 303 
223. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,483 367 
224. profile imageEwen Callaway
@ewencallaway


Immigrant. Journalist at Nature. Mostly just listening.
London
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 22% new, 23% replies, 47% retweets, 8% quotes
5,452 326 
225. profile imageLiza Gross
@lizabio


Journalist #health #environment. @FERNnews. Ed, @PLOSBiology. Views my own. She/Her. Science Writers' Investigative Reporting Handbook amzn.to/2PXr7i8
San Francisco
lizagross.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 37% replies, 32% retweets, 8% quotes
5,419 332 
226. profile imageEmily 💖💜💙
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain. she/they
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 11% new, 43% replies, 42% retweets, 5% quotes
5,406 370 
227. profile imageKelly Brenner
@KellyBrenner


Naturalist, Writer, Photographer | NATURE OBSCURA: A City’s Hidden Natural World - April 2020 @MtneersBooks | Autistic | @NudiAppSoc | #StreetCreatures Fridays
Seattle/Duwamish Land
metrofieldguide.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 5% new, 77% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
5,379 231 
228. profile imageMichael Greshko
@michaelgreshko


Science writer @NatGeo. @MIT_SciWrite & @VanderbiltU alum. [email protected] • DM for Signal/WhatsApp
Washington, DC
news.nationalgeographic.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 38% new, 42% replies, 6% retweets, 14% quotes
5,253 107 
229. profile imageLiz Lee Heinecke
@KitchPantrySci


Science storyteller, currently immersed in La Belle Epoch writing “RADIANT.”
Minneapolis, MN
kitchenpantryscientist.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 34% new, 19% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
5,241 328 
230. profile imageSimon Watt
@SimonDWatt


Biologist, sci com, writer, comic, TV bod. Head of The @UglyAnimal Preservation Society. Host of @LevelUpHuman. Arts at @CrackedLightArt. Quiz at @UniSillyChal
readysteadyscience.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 39% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
5,231 122 
231. profile imageFlora Lichtman
@flichtman


host of @eltshow from @Gimletmedia. before: bill nye saves on @netflix @nytimes @scifri [email protected]
new yak
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 10% new, 69% replies, 10% retweets, 12% quotes
5,179 133 
232. profile imageNadja Popovich
@PopovichN


words & graphics @nytimes @nytclimate ✨✨✨✨✨ Formerly: @GuardianUS
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 11% new, 20% replies, 67% retweets, 2% quotes
5,050 274 
233. 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
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 38% replies, 34% retweets, 16% quotes
5,001 329 

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234. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2017-Jun-14)
Tweets: 2/day • 94% new, 0% replies, 5% retweets, 0% quotes
8,841 635