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Professional Science Writers on Twitter

A list of professional science writers with over 5,000 followers. This list includes science 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-Apr-08 11:02 UTC. Entries: 254. Inclusion criteria. Order by total followers. Order by composite rank. List only women. List only patron opportunities. List only video channels. Switch to grid view. View in Twitter list system. Peer followers = number of followers among accounts on this list. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. 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)
At home
theatlantic.com/author/ed-yong/
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 12% new, 49% replies, 36% retweets, 3% quotes
On 5,982 user lists
199,611 followers
206 
2. profile imageCarl Zimmer
@carlzimmer


@nytimes columnist. Author: Planet of Viruses, She Has Her Mother's Laugh, etc. carlzimmer.com/books/
Connecticut
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 19% new, 11% replies, 66% retweets, 4% quotes
On 6,094 user lists
279,420 followers
204 
3. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 50% new, 28% replies, 20% retweets, 2% quotes
On 1,594 user lists
39,081 followers
200 
4. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Deputy editor-in-chief, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. She/her.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 84% new, 1% replies, 13% retweets, 2% quotes
On 1,427 user lists
35,538 followers
193 
5. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Independent science journalist, contributor to THE CRAFT OF SCIENCE WRITING (bit.ly/2GIoKJ6). witzescience-at-gmail-dot-com. She/her/hers.
Boulder, CO
alexandrawitze.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 14% new, 63% replies, 17% retweets, 6% quotes
On 1,039 user lists
22,171 followers
188 
6. profile imageMaggie Koerth
@maggiekb1


Sr Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. All I write about is COVID now. Follow for news, (hopefully) insightful analysis, and isolated parenting adventures.
Minneapolis, MN
fivethirtyeight.com/contributors/m…
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 21% new, 44% replies, 24% retweets, 11% quotes
On 1,866 user lists
33,323 followers
187 
7. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, science journalist, publisher of Undark, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 37% new, 7% replies, 34% retweets, 22% quotes
On 1,761 user lists
38,583 followers
177 
8. 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
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 2% new, 39% replies, 53% retweets, 7% quotes
On 1,664 user lists
37,144 followers
177 
9. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


journalist | senior fellow @EmoryCSHH | TED | books: BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | secure: [email protected] | She/her
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 6% new, 33% replies, 43% retweets, 18% quotes
On 2,504 user lists
48,970 followers
176 
10. 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
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 40% new, 5% replies, 55% retweets, 0% quotes
On 1,727 user lists
39,237 followers
166 
11. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 78% new, 7% replies, 13% retweets, 2% quotes
On 1,772 user lists
32,676 followers
166 
12. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 6% new, 35% replies, 51% retweets, 6% quotes
On 1,076 user lists
22,212 followers
164 
13. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@RobinLloyd99


reporter/editor covering sewers & public health. Pipes story: shorturl.at/ceiGT. 'useful, science stuff about COVID-19' newsletter: robinlloyd.substack.com
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 10% new, 33% replies, 54% retweets, 4% quotes
On 638 user lists
11,310 followers
164 
14. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 24% new, 55% replies, 15% retweets, 6% quotes
On 2,598 user lists
64,260 followers
160 
15. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD. (she/her)
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 16% new, 72% replies, 1% retweets, 10% quotes
On 818 user lists
26,798 followers
157 
16. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 21% new, 19% replies, 46% retweets, 14% quotes
On 4,036 user lists
119,116 followers
156 
17. profile imageAndrew Revkin
@Revkin


Pursuing #sustcomm progress on a finite, noisy planet at @Columbia's @EarthInstitute. The rest? Family, friends, books j.mp/revkinbooks, tunes j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
j.mp/revkininfo
Video channel
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 12% new, 27% replies, 12% retweets, 48% quotes
On 4,288 user lists
87,260 followers
156 
18. 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
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 26% new, 62% replies, 7% retweets, 6% quotes
On 1,228 user lists
71,920 followers
154 
19. profile imageDave Mosher
@DaveMosher


Senior correspondent at @businessinsider. DMs open. Stories + private comms: businessinsider.com/author/davemos… (Note: My tweets delete after 2 weeks)
New York, NY
davemosher.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 20% new, 39% replies, 36% retweets, 5% quotes
On 760 user lists
20,114 followers
154 
20. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 17% new, 13% replies, 47% retweets, 22% quotes
On 1,200 user lists
21,401 followers
152 
21. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
Boston
sethmnookin.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 23% new, 43% replies, 19% retweets, 16% quotes
On 1,344 user lists
34,262 followers
151 
22. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Author NYT bestseller GOOD TO GO goodtogobook.com @wwnorton co-host EMERGING FORM bit.ly/efwit alum @FiveThirtyEight, Adventurer. My parties have dancing.
Colorado
christieaschwanden.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 32% new, 29% replies, 20% retweets, 19% quotes
On 726 user lists
16,594 followers
151 
23. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 10% new, 36% replies, 36% retweets, 18% quotes
On 902 user lists
19,575 followers
149 
24. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 28% new, 14% replies, 51% retweets, 7% quotes
On 411 user lists
9,626 followers
149 
25. 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
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 12% new, 19% replies, 64% retweets, 6% quotes
On 926 user lists
19,913 followers
147 
26. profile imageBrendan Maher
@bmaher


Interim news editor for the Americas at @NatureNews. he/him. Views are my own.
The Dirty Jerz
nature.com/news
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 18% new, 31% replies, 39% retweets, 12% quotes
On 716 user lists
12,887 followers
147 
27. profile imagescifleur
@SciFleur


Award-winning science journalist covering archaeology, paleontology & space @nytimes Author of 'Did You Know? Dinosaurs' (2020) DK [email protected]
nytimes.com/by/nicholas-st…
7 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 1% new, 5% replies, 94% retweets, 0% quotes
On 428 user lists
10,660 followers (follows 0.54 accounts per follower)
147 
28. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futurologist〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
roseveleth.com
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 18% new, 33% replies, 47% retweets, 2% quotes
On 906 user lists
24,593 followers
145 
29. profile imageDavid Biello
@dbiello


'We are waves of the same sea, leaves of the same tree, flowers of the same garden.' - Seneca Me: Science curator @TEDtalks, wrote The Unnatural World etc, etc
Brooklyn, NY
davidbiello.com
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 44% new, 11% replies, 17% retweets, 28% quotes
On 936 user lists
14,727 followers
141 
30. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 4% new, 11% replies, 77% retweets, 9% quotes
On 670 user lists
9,726 followers
140 
31. profile imageAnnalee "we are going to survive" 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
13 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 4% new, 85% replies, 9% retweets, 2% quotes
On 1,961 user lists
38,549 followers
138 
32. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 14% new, 73% replies, 3% retweets, 10% quotes
On 1,108 user lists
26,225 followers
138 
33. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 30% new, 4% replies, 59% retweets, 6% quotes
On 1,094 user lists
17,644 followers
138 
34. profile imageAzeen Ghorayshi
@azeen


science editor @BuzzFeedNews / send me tips: [email protected] / signal: ask me (open DMs) / fairly certain I've watched more fly sex than you
Brooklyn, NY
azeeng.com
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 22% new, 3% replies, 74% retweets, 1% quotes
On 420 user lists
11,507 followers
138 
35. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 24% new, 63% replies, 3% retweets, 11% quotes
On 736 user lists
9,599 followers
137 
36. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Science journalist and author • THE GREAT INDOORS, out in June 2020 from @fsgbooks, is now available for pre-order! https://t.co/4q7nTAgXTB
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 36% new, 24% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
On 520 user lists
7,777 followers
137 
37. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 11% new, 68% replies, 5% retweets, 16% quotes
On 12,839 user lists
616,997 followers
136 
38. profile imageRiley Black
@Laelaps


Distant cousin of T. rex. My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys author. Formerly B. Switek. Trans, nb, she/her, please.
Where the fossils are.
patreon.com/laelaps
Patreon page
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 34% new, 49% replies, 12% retweets, 5% quotes
On 1,186 user lists
26,042 followers
136 
39. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
7 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 52% new, 22% replies, 23% retweets, 2% quotes
On 639 user lists
8,795 followers
136 
40. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 12% new, 60% replies, 13% retweets, 15% quotes
On 2,192 user lists
45,849 followers
133 
41. profile imageRoss Andersen
@andersen


Deputy Editor, @TheAtlantic / [email protected]
Washington, DC
rossandersen.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 22% new, 37% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
On 497 user lists
16,838 followers
133 
42. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 10% new, 31% replies, 37% retweets, 23% quotes
On 734 user lists
12,809 followers
133 
43. 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
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 19% new, 37% replies, 24% retweets, 20% quotes
On 414 user lists
8,087 followers
133 
44. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 12% new, 31% replies, 39% retweets, 19% quotes
On 891 user lists
16,587 followers
130 
45. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Contributing editor @SciAm, columnist @Slate. 2019 Bricker Award winner. Author of HOW TO RAISE KIDS WHO AREN’T A*SHOLES, out 2021. She/her
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 24% new, 49% replies, 22% retweets, 5% quotes
On 600 user lists
12,282 followers
129 
46. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 27% replies, 45% retweets, 20% quotes
On 402 user lists
7,815 followers
129 
47. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 16% new, 69% replies, 7% retweets, 8% quotes
On 4,830 user lists
167,764 followers
128 
48. 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…
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 18% new, 4% replies, 72% retweets, 6% quotes
On 1,689 user lists
39,254 followers
127 
49. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 12% new, 38% replies, 48% retweets, 2% quotes
On 563 user lists
14,647 followers
127 
50. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 11% replies, 75% retweets, 6% quotes
On 622 user lists
8,733 followers
127 
51. profile imageAatish Bhatia
@aatishb


Science writer, educator, physicist ∿ Working on projects that encourage curiosity, creativity & community ∿ Climate newsletter: https://t.co/RE61IO8ESA
aatishb.com
8 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 19% new, 29% replies, 50% retweets, 3% quotes
On 620 user lists
16,722 followers
126 
52. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
quantamagazine.org
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 22% new, 29% replies, 34% retweets, 14% quotes
On 437 user lists
8,521 followers
126 
53. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science journalist. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. @SciAm contributor. Erstwhile triathlete. Novice mom. She/her
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 38% new, 26% replies, 25% retweets, 10% quotes
On 551 user lists
9,367 followers
125 
54. profile imageChris Mooney
@chriscmooney


Climate and environment writer at @washingtonpost. Views are my own.
USA
washingtonpost.com/climate-enviro…
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 67% new, 17% replies, 13% retweets, 2% quotes
On 2,228 user lists
38,317 followers
124 
55. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 18% new, 53% replies, 29% retweets, 2% quotes
On 703 user lists
13,820 followers
124 
56. profile imageEJ Willingham
@ejwillingham


Texan🤘🤠. Journalist, chronicler of 🧠&🍆. PHALLACY, re penises&such, pubs in 2020. THE TAILORED BRAIN, re the 🧠, in 2021. DM (open) for Signal or email.
The World
tinyurl.com/7hguqyd
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 7% new, 14% replies, 73% retweets, 6% quotes
On 686 user lists
12,055 followers
123 
57. profile imageChristie Wilcox
@NerdyChristie


Author of Venomous (amzn.to/1Y9WwIm); Editor for @SciShow; Cell & Molec PhD; @BuehlerSciWri’s partner; Mom (definitely not in that order) | she/her
Washington, USA
christiewilcox.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 4% new, 23% replies, 69% retweets, 4% quotes
On 1,145 user lists
20,085 followers
122 
58. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 19% new, 35% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
On 544 user lists
19,133 followers
122 
59. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Climate reporter @washingtonpost. I love all the planets but I write about efforts to save this one. Reach me at [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 20% new, 9% replies, 65% retweets, 6% quotes
On 532 user lists
16,525 followers
122 
60. profile imageAmy Maxmen
@amymaxmen


I report on science & scientists for Nature @naturenews. Views are my own. Researchers of all kinds, please write me any time at amy.maxmen at us.nature. com.
Oakland, California
amymaxmen.com
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 15% new, 42% replies, 23% retweets, 20% quotes
On 789 user lists
13,133 followers
122 
61. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 6% new, 47% replies, 35% retweets, 12% quotes
On 452 user lists
8,027 followers
122 
62. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 6% new, 49% replies, 31% retweets, 14% quotes
On 298 user lists
6,443 followers
122 
63. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 29% new, 16% replies, 47% retweets, 9% quotes
On 814 user lists
11,996 followers
120 
64. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


words and birds 🌾 writer, naturalist, climate editor @audubonsociety. stands up for the common bird. she/her.
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 16% new, 26% replies, 53% retweets, 5% quotes
On 581 user lists
8,961 followers
120 
65. profile imageHelen Branswell
@HelenBranswell


Sr writer, infectious diseases @statnews. Conspiracy theory free zone; I block rude, racism. Please consider Googling first. #coronavirus #Covid19 #Ebola🇨🇦
Boston, MA
statnews.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 22% new, 53% replies, 14% retweets, 10% quotes
On 5,305 user lists
154,613 followers
119 
66. 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
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 29% new, 39% replies, 29% retweets, 3% quotes
On 808 user lists
16,537 followers
118 
67. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 3% new, 71% replies, 1% retweets, 24% quotes
On 1,346 user lists
60,761 followers
117 
68. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 16% new, 29% replies, 53% retweets, 2% quotes
On 3,197 user lists
97,308 followers
116 
69. 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
11 years on Twitter
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70. 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 years on Twitter
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71. 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 years on Twitter
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72. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Currently tracking: hearing loss & suicide as a symptom & things that make you 🤔 // #FutureIsFemale //
In flight
10 years on Twitter
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73. 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 years on Twitter
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74. profile imageJoe (Stay) Home-son
@DrJoeHanson


Nerdy by nature. Ph.D. biologist, science writer, creator of @okaytobesmart and @HotMessPBS on YouTube. Instagram: drjoehanson
Austin, TX
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75. profile imageMatthew R "Who Owns An Asteroid?" Francis
@DrMRFrancis


Writer of science, fiction, and comics. Wearer of jaunty hats. Profile portrait by @sciencecomic . He/him.
bowlerhatscience.org
Patreon page
9 years on Twitter
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76. profile imageEric Michael Johnson
@ericmjohnson


Historian of science, evolutionary anthropologist, and award-winning science writer currently producing massive amounts of adenosine triphosphate.
Vancouver, BC
ericmichaeljohnson.net
11 years on Twitter
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77. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
10 years on Twitter
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78. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science journalist, SF author/fan. Working on a book about John von Neumann for @allenlanebooks @wwnorton Ex- @TheEconomist, @naturenews.
Nowhere
11 years on Twitter
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79. profile imageDavid Kroll
@davidkroll


State univ pharmaceutical sciences prof, freelance pharma & healthcare writer @forbeshealth, clips @indyweek @cenmag. Gator PhD in Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Denver, CO
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11 years on Twitter
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80. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


My dream: to help you achieve yours. Director @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. she/her
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
11 years on Twitter
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81. 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 years on Twitter
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82. 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 years on Twitter
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83. profile imageIan Sample
@iansample


Guardian Science editor | Bad surfer | Wrote Massive, shortlisted Royal Society Science Book Prize. Leaks & whistleblows ONLY: [email protected] Atbash
I live by the river
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10 years on Twitter
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84. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Physics writer and editor @QuantaMagazine. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
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9 years on Twitter
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85. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Senior reporter at @NatureNews. Send me tips: [email protected] Past: @buzzfeednews @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
11 years on Twitter
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86. profile imageNsikan Akpan
@MoNscience


Highly melanated. @NatGeo science editor | Past: @NewsHour science producer | PhD pathobiologist | YNWA | For secure communications, DM for Signal.
Washington DC
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8 years on Twitter
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87. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News. Lifelong astronomy nerd. Queer Jewish mom. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
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11 years on Twitter
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88. 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 years on Twitter
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89. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science & data journalist teaching @NUjournalism • Edits @Storybench @LatAmSci • @KSJatMIT Fellow 14 • Alum @Undarkmag @EsquireClassic @SciFri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
10 years on Twitter
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90. profile image@borenbears
@borenbears


Associated Press science writer. [email protected] I cover Earth sciences, climate change, disasters. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
Washington, DC, USA
apnews.com/apf-science
10 years on Twitter
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91. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I'm a New Yorker staff writer and author of 'Field Notes from a Catastrophe' and 'The Sixth Extinction.'
ElizabethKolbert.com
6 years on Twitter
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92. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] Put my cat tweets on television, you cowards.
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
9 years on Twitter
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93. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Freelance Science Journalist - National Geographic, BBC, Scientific American, NBC News, PopSci, Gizmodo, Earther, Dame, WIRED and others. Fact Checker.
The Great Link
11 years on Twitter
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94. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


I write the @Axios Space newsletter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. Get in touch: [email protected] (she/her)
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
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9 years on Twitter
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95. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
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12 years on Twitter
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96. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist 🚀 bylines at BBC Future, New Scientist, The Observer etc 🌍 previously at BuzzFeed 🐱 [email protected] 💌 she/her 🐣 on mat leave
London via Oldham
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11 years on Twitter
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97. profile imageBrian Malow
@sciencecomedian


Science comedian, Earth. Available for off-world appearances, if transportation is provided.
Raleigh, NC
instagram.com/sciencecomedian
11 years on Twitter
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98. 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 years on Twitter
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99. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Science journalist & PhD | Bylines at Gizmodo, Vice, Grist, National Geographic, The Atlantic, Washington Post, etc | Founder of Earther | Half Vulcan 🖖🏼
Philadelphia, PA
maddiestonewriting.com
8 years on Twitter
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100. profile imageVictoria Jaggard
@vmjaggard99


Executive Editor for Science @NatGeo. Astronomy fan, coffee lover, gaming + anime geek, goth fashionista, Navy brat. Always on for karaoke.
Washington, DC
nationalgeographic.com/latest-stories/
9 years on Twitter
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101. profile imageBrian Vastag
@brianvastag


Former Washington Post science reporter, now disabled. Contributor, The Science Writers' Handbook. Living a quiet life on a quiet island.
Kauai
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10 years on Twitter
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102. profile imageEric Berger
@SciGuySpace


Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica. I like rockets. And depots.
Houston, TX
arstechnica.com
11 years on Twitter
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103. profile imageShannon Stirone 💀
@shannonmstirone


Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @NYTimes @washingtonpost @PopSci @ozm @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @SciAm @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads. Opinions are mine.
Oakland, CA
shannonstirone.com
5 years on Twitter
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104. profile imageKendra "Gloom is My Beat" Pierre-Louis
@KendraWrites


Now @nytimes lit agent @slevittslevitt past @popsci @MIT_sciwrite @insideclimate. Anti mayo.The Expanse 💯. Carne Por la Machina. All my tweets are subtweets.
Ride or Die NYC
kendrawrites.com
9 years on Twitter
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105. 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 years on Twitter
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106. profile imagebrad plumer
@bradplumer


Reporter at @nytclimate. On the apocalypse beat, more or less. Email me at [email protected]
Washington, DC
nytimes.com/by/brad-plumer
11 years on Twitter
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107. 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
Lafayette, IN
bit.ly/GwenPearson
11 years on Twitter
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108. profile imageEwen Callaway
@ewencallaway


Immigrant. Journalist at Nature. Mostly just parenting these days.
London
11 years on Twitter
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109. profile imageJulia Belluz
@juliaoftoronto


Health correspondent @voxdotcom #publichealth #globalhealth including #covid19 MIT Knight Fellow '14. Contact me securely @ jbelluz on KeyBase or DM for Signal
Vienna, Austria
juliabelluz.com
10 years on Twitter
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110. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Climate charity worker. Writer. 'Can We Save the Planet?' out now: bit.ly/2wtbQNj Epic history of the climate crisis coming Sept 2021. She/ her.
London
climatehistories.com/who
11 years on Twitter
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111. profile imageRowan Hooper
@rowhoop


Podcast editor @newscientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist; columnist for @japantimes. New book, SUPERHUMAN, out now すごい!
London
rowanhooper.contently.com
11 years on Twitter
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112. profile imageJoel Achenbach
@JoelAchenbach


The Washington Post; Achenblog; Why Things Are; Captured By Aliens; The Grand Idea; A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com/achenblog
8 years on Twitter
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10,589 followers
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113. 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
11 years on Twitter
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114. profile imageDoug Main
@Douglas_Main


senior writer/editor @NatGeo covering all things animals & wildlife. pro-paddlefish. tweets are runes of my own; RTs/likes I often disagree w/ but find notable
Washington, DC
10 years on Twitter
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115. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
New York
maiasz.com
12 years on Twitter
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116. profile imageRoxanne Khamsi
@rkhamsi


science journalist | I used to write about things besides #COVID19 #coronavirus | sign up for my news stories 👉 https://t.co/lihqUpvTBR
Montréal
roxannekhamsi.com/about
10 years on Twitter
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117. 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 years on Twitter
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118. 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 years on Twitter
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119. profile imageKyle Hill
@Sci_Phile


I explore science on TV and the internet. Avid Indoorsman. Business: kylehill.net. Insta: Sci_Phile. 🚨NEW CHANNEL🚨 🔥👇👇🔥
Los Angeles
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10 years on Twitter
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120. profile imageLiz Landau
@lizlandau


@NASA Senior Communications Specialist. Freelance writer. Ex @NASAJPL @CNN. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views mine. RTs ≠ endorsements. https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
10 years on Twitter
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121. 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 years on Twitter
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122. 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 years on Twitter
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123. profile imageAntonio Regalado
@antonioregalado


Progress in science depends on new techniques, new discoveries and new ideas, probably in that order - {Sydney Brenner}. I write about biotech @techreview
[email protected]
technologyreview.com/topic/rewritin…
11 years on Twitter
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124. profile imageDr. Carin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


#Biologist in the media all over. Adj Prof of Biology at The University of the Fraser Valley (BC, Canada). Ambivert. Quirkeh Canadian. B KIND, it feels nice :)
British Columbia, Canada
carinbondar.com
10 years on Twitter
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125. 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
11 years on Twitter
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126. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Freelance chemistry and food journalist. Bylines @cenmag @ScienceNews @Forbes @DCist @SciAm. Chemistry Ph.D. Inglés+Español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
carmendrahl.com
10 years on Twitter
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127. profile imageLiza Gross
@lizabio


Reporter #health #environment. @FERNnews. Ed, @PLOSBiology. Views my own. Science Writers' Investigative Reporting Handbook amzn.to/2PXr7i8 DM for proton/signal
San Francisco
lizagross.com
11 years on Twitter
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128. 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 years on Twitter
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7,390 followers
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129. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Formerly at @sciencenews. Award-winning baker.
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
11 years on Twitter
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130. profile image🏳️‍🌈 Cara Santa Maria 🏳️‍🌈
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciCommFTW | 🎓 Neurobio & Clinical Psych | 🎙@TalkNerdy_Pod & @SkepticsGuide | 📺 @NatGeoChannel #BrainGames | 🙋🏻‍♀️@SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | 🌈 she/her
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
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10 years on Twitter
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131. profile imageBrooke Jarvis
@brookejarvis


Contributing writer, @NYTmag and @CalSunday, writer for @newyorker and elsewhere.
Tennessean on the Puget Sound.
brookejarvis.net
10 years on Twitter
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10,054 followers
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132. profile imageM. Balter teaches/does journalism, remotely.
@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 years on Twitter
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133. 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 years on Twitter
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134. 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/
11 years on Twitter
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135. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Climate change & food @michiganstateu. Author. Former Hill staff. Dir of @SciDebate. Host of Serving Up Science on @PBSDS.
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
10 years on Twitter
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136. 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 years on Twitter
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137. profile imageDavid Bradley
@sciencebase


Award-winning Science Writer, takes lots of photos, sings and plays guitar @TyrannoChorus and @C5TheBand, overthinks everything still does some science writing
Cambridge, Europe
sciencebase.com
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12 years on Twitter
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42,001 followers
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138. profile imageJohn Upton
@johnupton


@ClimateCentral editor. We collaborate with newsrooms and provide data, training, reporters and more to produce robust local climate coverage across the U.S.
Newark and Princeton, NJ
climatecentral.org/what-we-do/peo…
11 years on Twitter
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139. profile imagewash your hands & stay home
@wudanyan


“Swashbuckling journalist.” 🧬COVID correspondent.🎙Co-host @TWC_pod. 📝 in @nytimes @huffpost @longreads & beyond
Seattle, WA
wudanyan.com
10 years on Twitter
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140. profile imageKai Kupferschmidt
@kakape


science journalist. molecular biologist. curious. Contributing Correspondent at @sciencemagazine, reporting on #covid19. Interested in all things #blue
Berlin, Germany
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141. 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
9 years on Twitter
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142. 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
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143. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


Features editor, Nature. E-mail: initial[dot]lastname[at]nature[dot]com
11 years on Twitter
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144. profile imageMarina Koren
@marinakoren


Staff writer at @theatlantic. Views expressed here are like black holes: they don't reflect anything. Email me: [email protected]
Washington, D.C. / The Milky Way
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145. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


Science Correspondent for The Guardian. Get in touch: [email protected] *DMs are open*
London
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146. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


Science/health journalist • mom • feminist • teacher • photographer • author • @Forbes • kid lit • #MBL • #AHCJ • #binder • Gryffindor • Texan • she/her
DFW
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11 years on Twitter
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147. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
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148. 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
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149. profile imageFraser "Staying Home" Cain
@fcain


Publisher of universetoday.com, co-host of astronomycast.com. Named after Asteroid 158092.
Courtenay, British Columbia
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150. 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⬇️.
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151. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


#SciComm Nerd and Researcher. Director of Science Comm @LifeOmic. Co-founder of @Lifeologyapp and lifeology.io where scientists meet artists! Ask me anything.
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
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152. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic. She/her.
Chicago
6 years on Twitter
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153. 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 years on Twitter
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154. profile imageJon Cohen
@sciencecohen


Science magazine staff writer. Interested in infectious diseases, outbreaks, immunology, vaccines, global health, genomics, CRISPR, primates, surfing.
Cardiff, California
jcohen.org
10 years on Twitter
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155. 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 years on Twitter
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156. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Science journalist. Currently writing for @elemental and @ozm about the coronavirus. Science writing instructor, @johnshopkins. [email protected]
Baltimore, Maryland
medium.com/@emilymullin
10 years on Twitter
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157. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁”
@GrrlScientist


PhD evolutionary ecology/ornithology. Psittacophile. scicomm Forbes, previously Guardian. always Ravenclaw. discarded scientist & writer, now an angry house elf
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
11 years on Twitter
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158. 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
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159. 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
13 years on Twitter
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160. profile imageBryan Walsh
@bryanrwalsh


Future Correspondent @Axios. Fmr launch editor @ozm, ex-international editor @time. Author of END TIMES, published by @hachetteUS. Email [email protected]
New York
endtimesthebook.com
10 years on Twitter
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161. profile imageEmily
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain. she/they 💖💜💙
11 years on Twitter
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162. 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
6 years on Twitter
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163. profile imageErin Ross
@ErinEARoss


Museum staff turned science journalist. Science, environment & outdoors @OPB. Alum of @NatureNews, @NPR & @axios. SciCom Slug. Former mosquito wrangler. She/Her
Watch us explore on #OregonFieldGuide
10 years on Twitter
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164. profile imageJames Gleick
@JamesGleick


Time Travel. The Information. Chaos. Please don’t ask me why I’m surprised. I may or may not be surprised.
New York
around.com
11 years on Twitter
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165. profile imageRoger Highfield
@RogerHighfield


Museum exec & visiting prof @Dunn_School/@UCLChemistry. Ex @newscientist Editor & Science Editor @Telegraph. Latest book: rogerhighfield.com/books
London
rogerhighfield.com
10 years on Twitter
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166. profile imageAkshat Rathi
@AkshatRathi


Climate and energy nerd at Bloomberg News. PhD, University of Oxford. Writing a book on scaling climate solutions. Newsletter bit.ly/bbg-green
London, UK
akshatrathi.com
12 years on Twitter
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167. profile imageAdam Mann
@adamspacemann


Aspiring space philosopher @NatGeo @SciAm @WSJ @NatureNews @NewsfromScience @Wired @PNASNews @LiveScience
Oakland, Ca
8 years on Twitter
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168. 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 years on Twitter
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169. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
10 years on Twitter
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170. profile imageMaia Weinstock
@20tauri


@MIT News deputy editor; @LegoNASAwomen + #legaljusticeleague creator; author of forthcoming Millie Dresselhaus bio; champion of women. Tweets = mine. She/her
Massachusetts
maiaw.com
11 years on Twitter
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171. 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
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Patreon page
8 years on Twitter
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172. 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
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173. 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
11 years on Twitter
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174. 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 years on Twitter
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175. profile imageLizzie Wade
@lizzie_wade


Science journalist covering archaeology and Latin America, mostly for @NewsfromScience. She/her. Newsletter: lizzie.substack.com/welcome
Mexico City
lizziewade.com
10 years on Twitter
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176. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Host/EP for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Host/co-EP on Emily's Wonder Lab on Netflix, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad, from WV
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
Video channel
10 years on Twitter
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177. profile imageDr. David Warmflash
@CosmicEvolution


Astrobiologist, physician, author,science advisor. Wants more space missions,more evolution in schools,more vaccines,more biotech,more nuclear energy #Biden2020
Portland, United States
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10 years on Twitter
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178. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


I write Health/Science/Tech in plain English. And in context. facebook.com/maggiefox.jour
Washington
maggiefox.com
11 years on Twitter
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179. profile imagePeter 🌋📈⛰️🌧️📉Brannen
@PeterBrannen1


Carbon cycle participant. 📝 @TheAtlantic @NYTimes & more 📘:THE ENDS OF THE WORLD on 🌍's worst mass extinctions https://t.co/GbhGXPu8h4…
Boulder, CO
peterbrannen.com
6 years on Twitter
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180. 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 years on Twitter
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181. 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 years on Twitter
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182. profile imageSamuel Arbesman
@arbesman


Ensorcelled by wonder. 📚: 'Overcomplicated' + 'The Half-Life of Facts'. @Lux_Capital. I've abandoned Twitter ☞ https://t.co/VDWqi2B8cT
Paris of the Plains
arbesman.net
13 years on Twitter
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183. 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
11 years on Twitter
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184. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


content strategist, writer, friend to bodega cats // ig: payoletter
nyc
9 years on Twitter
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185. 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
12 years on Twitter
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186. profile imageMichael Greshko
@michaelgreshko


Science writer @NatGeo. @MIT_SciWrite & @VanderbiltU alum. [email protected] • DM for Signal/WhatsApp
Washington, DC
news.nationalgeographic.com
10 years on Twitter
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187. 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
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10 years on Twitter
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188. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science & tech | [email protected]
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
Video channel
11 years on Twitter
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189. profile imageBen Goldfarb
@ben_a_goldfarb


Independent journalist. Alicia Patterson fellow on the #roadecology beat. Author of EAGER, an award-winning book about beaver belief: goo.gl/DQA1Qn
Spokane, WA
bengoldfarb.com
8 years on Twitter
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190. profile imageRon Winslow
@ronwinslow


Freelance medical + science writer after 33+ yrs at #WSJ; @onepeloton, hiker, skier, #redsox. [email protected]
Mount Washington Valley, NH
10 years on Twitter
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191. profile imageDave Levitan
@davelevitan


Journalist, mostly science and politics; bylines @gizmodo @thedailybeast @newrepublic @washingtonpost and lots more. Author: NOT A SCIENTIST
davelevitan.com
11 years on Twitter
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192. 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/
11 years on Twitter
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193. 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 years on Twitter
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194. 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 years on Twitter
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195. profile imageCaitlin S., PhD
@Paleophile


Senior #SciComm Specialist for a medical research org | evolutionary anthropology PhD | novice script writer | #celiac | #scipol | 🐶🐈 #rescue | Personal acct
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
9 years on Twitter
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196. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Editor of @Medium's Covid-19 Blog Deputy Editor @elemental Health & Science @Medium Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
9 years on Twitter
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197. profile imageFlora Lichtman
@flichtman


stunningly awful 3 star podcast host of @eltshow from @Gimletmedia. before: bill nye saves on @netflix @nytimes @scifri [email protected]
new yak
11 years on Twitter
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198. 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 years on Twitter
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199. 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 years on Twitter
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200. 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 years on Twitter
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201. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Physics with a focus in Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology | She/Her/Ella | Advocate | Caribeña |
New York, NY
rosedf.net
5 years on Twitter
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202. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 12 yrs on US tribal, global Indigenous peoples climate beat 🌏 [email protected] Words @YesMagazine @Motherboard @VICE @IndianCountry @PBS
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
11 years on Twitter
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10,844 followers (follows 0.74 accounts per follower)
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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
11 years on Twitter
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204. 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 years on Twitter
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6,548 followers
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205. profile imageDamian Carrington
@dpcarrington


I'm Environment Editor at the Guardian - DMs open
London
theguardian.com/environment
9 years on Twitter
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56,375 followers
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206. 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 years on Twitter
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207. profile imageNadja Popovich
@PopovichN


words & graphics @nytimes @nytclimate ✨✨✨✨✨ Formerly: @GuardianUS
10 years on Twitter
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208. profile imageAinissa Ramirez, Ph.D.
@ainissaramirez


Scientist. Speaker. Author. Thinker. THE ALCHEMY OF US (MIT Press) mitpress.mit.edu/books/alchemy-… Rep’ed by: https://t.co/eo08nioFaO
linkedin.com/in/ainissa/
10 years on Twitter
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209. profile imageJason Davis
@jasonrdavis


Chic tweetz
The dez
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11 years on Twitter
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210. 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 years on Twitter
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211. 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
9 years on Twitter
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212. profile imagecuriouswavefn
@curiouswavefn


History of science and technology, especially math, physics etc. Drug discovery and chemistry. Columnist for 3 Quarks Daily. Books. Music. All views my own.
San Francisco, CA
wavefunction.fieldofscience.com
10 years on Twitter
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213. profile imageLiz Lee Heinecke
@KitchPantrySci


Science storyteller, currently immersed in La Belle Epoch writing “RADIANT.”
Minneapolis, MN
kitchenpantryscientist.com
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 30% new, 19% replies, 48% retweets, 3% quotes
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5,220 followers
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214. profile imageWade Roush
@wroush


Sci/tech storyteller. Audio producer @TechReview, host @soonishpodcast, columnist @sciam, author @mitpress, co-founder @hubspokeaudio, PhD @MITPSTS
Cambridge, MA
waderoush.com
13 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 48% new, 32% replies, 15% retweets, 4% quotes
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215. 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 years on Twitter
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216. profile imageDr Helen Scales
@helenscales


Marine biologist. Writer. Talker.
UK
helenscales.com
10 years on Twitter
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6,308 followers
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217. profile imageJohn McQuaid
@johnmcquaid


Journalist. Author of Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
Silver Spring, MD, USA
tastybook.net
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 24% new, 41% replies, 19% retweets, 17% quotes
5,677 followers
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218. 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
sarahcruddas.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 12% new, 67% replies, 9% retweets, 13% quotes
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25,998 followers
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219. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


words: space, tech, star trek/wars @engadget @startrek @npr @slate | reviewer @publisherswkly | 1/2 @desigeekgirls | ed. Sword Stone Table (Vintage, 2021)
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 66% replies, 17% retweets, 8% quotes
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21,331 followers
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220. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science and features writer at the Los Angeles Times. Refuse to let the world corrupt you.
Los Angeles
latimes.com
10 years on Twitter
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10,449 followers
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221. profile imageDr Robin George Andrews 🌋
@SquigglyVolcano


Science Journalist | Volcanologist | @NatGeo @TheAtlantic @SciAm @nytimes @Forbes @WIRED @Nature @Gizmodo @AtlasObscura @Verge @QuantaMagazine @newscientist
London, England
robingeorgeandrews.com
8 years on Twitter
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6,634 followers
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222. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 14% new, 1% replies, 78% retweets, 8% quotes
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47,236 followers
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223. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 13% new, 42% replies, 39% retweets, 6% quotes
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13,478 followers
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224. profile imageWill Gater
@willgater


Astronomer | Journalist | Space geek 🌍 https://t.co/qdUaJi892Z 🔭 https://t.co/vtY0MvxbF8 🪐 Live show info: https://t.co/vQFc3wAD4z
UK
willgater.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 22% new, 47% replies, 13% retweets, 18% quotes
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8,727 followers
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225. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 41% replies, 49% retweets, 3% quotes
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8,594 followers
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226. 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
12 years on Twitter
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227. 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
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 88% new, 1% replies, 10% retweets, 1% quotes
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15,568 followers
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228. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw. senior online editor for @CalifLRev vol. 109. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 32% new, 11% replies, 26% retweets, 30% quotes
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6,836 followers
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229. 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…
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 31% replies, 43% retweets, 18% quotes
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9,521 followers
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230. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 11% new, 61% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
On 214 user lists
6,591 followers
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231. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books: So You Think You've Got Problems?, Football School Joke Book
London
alexbellos.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 41% new, 30% replies, 22% retweets, 7% quotes
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26,474 followers
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232. profile imageDavid W. Brown
@dwbwriter


Author. Next: THE MISSION, about scientists who wrangled a spaceship from NASA to explore the ocean world Europa. (Custom House, 2021). Then: Antarctica (2023)
Louisiana
dwb.io
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 5% new, 17% replies, 76% retweets, 2% quotes
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10,258 followers
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233. profile imagePauline Acalin
@w00ki33


Spaceflight photojournalist. Mom, explorer, astrophotographer, tee designer, foodie. Rockets are amazing.
pale blue dot
instagram.com/pacalin/
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 18% new, 41% replies, 32% retweets, 10% quotes
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10,392 followers
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234. profile imageSarah Keenihan PhD
@sciencesarah


Freelance ✮ Writer ✮ Editor ✮ Copywriter ✮ Science ✮ Technology ✮ Space ✮ Medicine ✮ Health ✮ Geology ✮
Adelaide, South Australia
sarahkeenihan.com
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 30% new, 50% replies, 9% retweets, 11% quotes
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7,196 followers
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235. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 10% new, 43% replies, 42% retweets, 6% quotes
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6,320 followers
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236. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 18% new, 30% replies, 47% retweets, 5% quotes
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6,155 followers
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237. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 14% new, 76% replies, 8% retweets, 2% quotes
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14,616 followers
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238. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 22% new, 37% replies, 29% retweets, 10% quotes
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5,257 followers
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239. profile imageMichael Slezak
@MikeySlezak


National Science Technology and Environment Reporter @abcnews. Was: @GuardianAus & @NewScientist DMs open [email protected]
Sydney, New South Wales
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 8% new, 49% replies, 40% retweets, 3% quotes
On 369 user lists
9,815 followers
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240. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 10% new, 82% replies, 1% retweets, 6% quotes
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6,575 followers
18 
241. profile imageluis_quevedo
@luis_quevedo


científico periodista papá 📲#elMétodo @rtve 🎧 @cuondapodcast @metodopodcast 📺 @telemadrid🏛@cienciamento 👨🏻‍🏫 @ui1Universidad ex @scifri @ntn24 @elmundoes
Deadline
rtve.es/el-metodo
10 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 28% new, 25% replies, 35% retweets, 12% quotes
On 433 user lists
11,026 followers
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242. 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
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 6% new, 63% replies, 17% retweets, 14% quotes
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17,592 followers
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243. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 6% new, 1% replies, 63% retweets, 30% quotes
On 489 user lists
8,395 followers
15 
244. profile imageKelly Brenner
@KellyBrenner


Naturalist, Writer, Photographer • NATURE OBSCURA: A City’s Hidden Natural World - OUT NOW @MtneersBooks • @NudiAppSoc • #InverteFest • #StreetCreatures Fridays
Seattle/Duwamish Land
metrofieldguide.com
9 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 6% new, 77% replies, 12% retweets, 6% quotes
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6,619 followers
13 
245. 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
11 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 96% new, 1% replies, 0% retweets, 2% quotes
On 708 user lists
28,547 followers (follows 0.58 accounts per follower)
11 
246. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 96% new, 0% replies, 3% retweets, 0% quotes
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8,612 followers
247. profile imageGabrielle Birchak
@GabriellBirchak


Math & science 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 30% new, 27% replies, 39% retweets, 3% quotes
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6,720 followers
248. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
12 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
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6,762 followers
249. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 22% new, 12% replies, 64% retweets, 2% quotes
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40,297 followers (follows 0.62 accounts per follower)
250. 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 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 80% new, 3% replies, 15% retweets, 2% quotes
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9,602 followers
251. profile imageSarah Olson
@ReadMoreScience


Science writer and book reviewer. Microbiology @OregonState. She/They. #lgbtqSTEM #Exvangelical
Corvallis, OR
readmorescience.com
3 years on Twitter
Recent tweets: 14% new, 59% replies, 23% retweets, 4% quotes
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14,562 followers
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252. profile imageKaryn Murphy
@kTraphagen


Cultivating Curiosity.
Durham, NC and Tutka Bay, AK
stay-curious.com
9 years on Twitter until last tweet (2018-Jan-19)
Recent tweets: 51% new, 37% replies, 10% retweets, 2% quotes
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5,843 followers
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253. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
10 years on Twitter until last tweet (2019-Mar-05)
Recent tweets: 55% new, 8% replies, 37% retweets, 0% quotes
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27,792 followers
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254. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
8 years on Twitter until last tweet (2017-Jun-14)
Recent tweets: 94% new, 0% replies, 5% retweets, 0% quotes
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8,798 followers