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Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers, columnists, reporters, editors, etc. reaching general audiences. Excludes active scientists (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2019-Jul-17 11:02 UTC. Listed users: 226. Inclusion criteria. List only women. List only patron opportunities. 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.
Boulder
about.me/philplait
12 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 21% new, 56% replies, 5% retweets, 18% quotes
614,345 12,854 
2. profile imageCarl Zimmer
@carlzimmer


@nytimes columnist. Author: carlzimmer.com/books/ Contacts via my web site welcome. RTs are pointers to things of interest, not endorsements
Connecticut
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 20% new, 11% replies, 67% retweets, 1% quotes
274,187 5,936 
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
Washington, DC
theatlantic.com/author/ed-yong/
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 30/day • 19% new, 39% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
163,382 5,383 
4. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist. Asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer.
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 15% new, 43% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
158,042 4,795 
5. profile imageSteve Silberman
@stevesilberman


Author, NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, a NYT bestseller, and The Taste of Salt, a history of cystic fibrosis coming 2022.
San Francisco
stevesilberman.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 24% new, 21% replies, 37% retweets, 18% quotes
107,279 3,989 
6. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Senior Writer, Medicine at STAT News. This is biology's century; Every data point has a face.
New York
statnews.com/staff/matthew-…
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 14% new, 35% replies, 47% retweets, 4% quotes
91,017 3,051 
7. 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/qdzTFSOsb98
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 19% new, 63% replies, 7% retweets, 10% quotes
85,897 1,255 
8. profile imageAndrew Revkin
@Revkin


Pursuing communication progress on a finite, noisy planet at @EarthInstitute. The rest? Family, friends, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
j.mp/revkininfo
11 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 8% new, 29% replies, 20% retweets, 42% quotes
84,570 4,264 
9. profile image🏳️‍🌈 Cara Santa Maria 🏳️‍🌈
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciCommFTW | Host: @TalkNerdy_Pod @SkepticsGuide | On TV: @NatGeoChannel @BillNyeSaves | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | she/her
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 78% new, 10% replies, 10% retweets, 2% quotes
79,764 2,055 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 16% new, 21% replies, 43% retweets, 19% quotes
77,865 2,391 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 28% new, 63% replies, 4% retweets, 4% quotes
67,259 1,167 
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
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 24% new, 51% replies, 19% retweets, 6% quotes
63,308 2,591 
13. profile imageDamian Carrington
@dpcarrington


I'm Environment Editor at the Guardian - DMs open
London
theguardian.com/environment
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 64% new, 13% replies, 21% retweets, 2% quotes
51,793 1,845 
14. 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
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 14% new, 57% replies, 14% retweets, 15% quotes
51,747 956 
15. profile imageBrian Dunning
@BrianDunning


Science writer. principlesofcuriosity.com movie; skeptoid.com science podcast since 2006; author 'Conspiracies Declassified' a.co/h3G9z6w
Bend, OR
about.me/briandunning
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 31% new, 53% replies, 8% retweets, 8% quotes
51,125 1,352 
16. profile imageIan Sample
@iansample


Guardian Science editor | Terrible surfer | Author of Massive, shortlisted Royal Society Science Book Prize. Leaks & whistleblowing to: irsampleatprotonmail.com
I live by the river
theguardian.com/profile/iansam…
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 64% new, 16% replies, 15% retweets, 6% quotes
46,882 1,025 
17. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 42/day • 5% new, 0% replies, 85% retweets, 10% quotes
46,140 1,043 
18. 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
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
45,820 2,219 
19. profile imageDavid Bradley 🎸📷⚗️
@sciencebase


Science and Stuff (mostly moths at the mo) - 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🎸🎵🐦🦉🦅🦋🐛🍺🏊🏻‍♂️📷⚗️ 🍷🥃🥧☕✈️🏝️🌳🌲🎭🇬🇧🇪🇺🎦🏕👨‍🎤🎤🐶👨‍🔬📚🧪🔭🌙🔬🤖🦖🌋🧬🧲🧫🕶️🏡♻️🐸
Cambridge, UK
sciencebase.com
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 32% new, 63% replies, 1% retweets, 4% quotes
42,564 1,713 
20. 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
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 4% new, 74% replies, 0% retweets, 22% quotes
42,323 1,158 
21. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 15% new, 34% replies, 51% retweets, 1% quotes
*Follows 0.62 feeds per follower
41,832* 347 
22. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 68% new, 27% replies, 5% retweets, 0% quotes
40,732 1,398 
23. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


magazine journo | @WIRED Ideas | TED | senior fellow @EmoryCSHH | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | public health, global health, food
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 10% new, 35% replies, 33% retweets, 22% quotes
40,580 1,956 
24. profile imageEric Berger
@SciGuySpace


Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica. I like rockets.
Houston, TX
arstechnica.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 20% new, 47% replies, 24% retweets, 8% quotes
39,091 1,768 
25. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Author (amzn.to/1MFUEVC). Global director @ScienceHackDay. YouTuber youtube.com/arielwaldman. Art school grad.
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
Patreon page
12 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 6% new, 55% replies, 25% retweets, 14% quotes
38,914 1,748 
26. profile imageMoheb Costandi
@mocost


Neuroscientist/ writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press, 2016) and 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus, 2013).
London
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 32% new, 33% replies, 31% retweets, 4% quotes
38,368 2,171 
27. profile imageJames Gleick
@JamesGleick


Time Travel. The Information. Chaos.
New York
around.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 8% new, 13% replies, 52% retweets, 28% quotes
38,090 1,335 
28. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Science and culture writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior writer, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Los Angeles, CA
cocktailpartyphysics.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 64% new, 4% replies, 31% retweets, 0% quotes
37,933 1,710 
29. profile imageDavid Dobbs
@David_Dobbs


Writer @nytimes, @theatlantic, @NatGeo, @WIRED, etal. Mostly on how sci & med work (or fail). Anonymous tipbox at tinyurl.com/DobbsAnon
All over
daviddobbs.net
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 4% new, 39% replies, 54% retweets, 2% quotes
36,814 1,649 
30. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 17% new, 5% replies, 72% retweets, 6% quotes
36,560 1,662 
31. 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
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 8% new, 22% replies, 68% retweets, 2% quotes
36,503 1,122 
32. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Journalist -- National Geographic, BBC, Scientific American, NBC News, PopSci, The Daily Beast, Gizmodo, Earther, Dame, WIRED and others. Fact Checker.
Pit Of Despair
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 6% new, 55% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
35,645 1,089 
33. 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-…
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 29% new, 37% replies, 20% retweets, 14% quotes
35,634 1,061 
34. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 25% new, 12% replies, 55% retweets, 8% quotes
35,613 1,695 
35. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


I write science fiction and nonfiction. Author: Autonomous. Contributor: @nytopinion. Podcast: @ooacpod. Founder: @io9. They/She. I ❤️ noodles.
California
techsploitation.com
12 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 77% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
35,334 1,897 
36. profile imageJoe Hanson
@DrJoeHanson


Nerdy by nature. Ph.D. biologist, science writer, creator of @okaytobesmart on YouTube. Not an actual LEGO. Instagram: drjoehanson
Austin, TX
youtube.com/itsokaytobesma…
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 24% new, 49% replies, 10% retweets, 18% quotes
35,255 1,249 
37. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 54% new, 7% replies, 33% retweets, 6% quotes
34,621 1,428 
38. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
Boston
sethmnookin.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 22% new, 42% replies, 16% retweets, 20% quotes
34,582 1,338 
39. 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
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 78% new, 3% replies, 15% retweets, 4% quotes
31,998 1,777 
40. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 43% replies, 28% retweets, 14% quotes
31,768 1,236 
41. 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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 40% new, 45% replies, 15% retweets, 2% quotes
31,473 1,286 
42. profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker
@maggiekb1


Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Science and society = my jam. Occasional cute kid stories. She/Her.
Minneapolis, MN
maggiekb.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 19% new, 63% replies, 9% retweets, 10% quotes
31,205 1,809 
43. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 96% new, 1% replies, 0% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.57 feeds per follower
29,382* 729 
44. 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
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 65% replies, 11% retweets, 18% quotes
28,717 1,065 
45. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 55% new, 8% replies, 37% retweets, 0% quotes
28,314 2,179 
46. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Co-run a climate charity. Also writing a book on the history of the climate crisis. Former journo, academic and museum worker. [email protected]
London
climatehistories.com/who
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 28% new, 37% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
26,616 1,328 
47. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD.
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 69% replies, 2% retweets, 11% quotes
26,271 822 
48. profile imageRiley 🏴‍☠️ Skeleton Keys!
@Laelaps


Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys! Blogs @sciam. Aka Brian Switek. Genderfluid, they/them.
Where the fossils are.
patreon.com/laelaps
Patreon page
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 24% new, 51% replies, 21% retweets, 4% quotes
25,922 1,207 
49. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books Football Star Players, Puzzle Ninja
London
alexbellos.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 44% new, 27% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
25,547 769 
50. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁” (⧖)
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes about science @Forbes & @Medium. Also: @BCI_journal, @BirdNoteRadio & more. Formerly @Guardian. Ravenclaw. Heretic
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 26% new, 6% replies, 64% retweets, 4% quotes
25,343 1,837 
51. profile imageJulia Belluz
@juliaoftoronto


Health correspondent @voxdotcom #medicine #science #publichealth MIT Knight Fellow '14. Contact me securely @ KeyBase: jbelluz or DM for Signal
Washington, DC
juliabelluz.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 13% new, 15% replies, 63% retweets, 8% quotes
25,055 1,161 
52. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Award-winning science journalist for BBC, Guardian, New Scientist, Wired et al. Author of INFERIOR on women and SUPERIOR on race. Oxford alumna and MIT fellow.
North London
angelasaini.co.uk
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 9% new, 49% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
24,566 493 
53. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Biologist. Scientific Storyteller. Ambivert. Philosopher. I seek beauty, and beauty is everywhere.
British Columbia, Canada
carinbondar.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 61% new, 5% replies, 24% retweets, 11% quotes
22,687 907 
54. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 22% new, 35% replies, 33% retweets, 10% quotes
22,653 683 
55. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science | [email protected]
New York, NY
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 26% new, 33% replies, 31% retweets, 10% quotes
22,549 317 
56. 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
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 30% new, 43% replies, 23% retweets, 3% quotes
22,374 1,047 
57. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Space journalist, broadcaster & author. New space advocate. Background in astrophysics. I love space, travel, aviation & adventure. [email protected]
Lost in Space
geni.us/TheSpaceRace
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 33% new, 22% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
22,342 551 
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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 7% new, 65% replies, 22% retweets, 6% quotes
22,178 938 
59. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
roseveleth.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 30% new, 30% replies, 38% retweets, 2% quotes
21,668 859 
60. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Editor in Chief @sciam. EVP, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Springer Nature. Soon: Dean, BU College of Communication. Opinions my own.
New York
ScientificAmerican.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 8% new, 49% replies, 29% retweets, 16% quotes
21,338 1,220 
61. profile imageMatthew R Francis
@DrMRFrancis


Writer of physics and astronomy. Wearer of jaunty hats. Crowdfunding a book with @ScienceComic : unbound.com/books/who-owns… . He/him.
bowlerhatscience.org
Patreon page
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 59/day • 20% new, 43% replies, 25% retweets, 11% quotes
20,871 907 
62. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science & society. She/Her. Mom of @rumblecomics
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 10% new, 49% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
20,866 1,039 
63. profile imageBrian Malow
@sciencecomedian


Science comedian, Earth. Available for off-world appearances, if transportation is provided.
Raleigh, NC
instagram.com/sciencecomedian
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 53% replies, 31% retweets, 4% quotes
20,840 1,004 
64. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 29% new, 45% replies, 19% retweets, 8% quotes
20,580 1,025 
65. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes about space, tech, star trek/wars, books. bylines: @latimes @engadget @theverge @startrek @syfy @bustle. 1/2 @desigeekgirls. rep: @annasproul @katemckean
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 10% new, 64% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
20,222 855 
66. profile imageBryan Walsh
@bryanrwalsh


Interim editor for OneZero @medium. Writing END TIMES, a book on the end of the world, out 8/27 for @hachetteUS. Former foreign editor @time. [email protected]
New York
endtimesthebook.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 24% new, 7% replies, 61% retweets, 8% quotes
20,167 1,226 
67. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @NYTimes @washingtonpost @PopSci @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @NewRepublic @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area, CA
shannonstirone.com
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 21/day • 11% new, 45% replies, 35% retweets, 9% quotes
19,863 453 
68. profile imageDave Mosher
@DaveMosher


Senior correspondent for space, science & tech at @businessinsider / @thisisinsider. My tweets self-destruct. DMs open. Stories & leaks: businessinsider.com/author/dave-mo…
New York, NY
davemosher.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 9% new, 25% replies, 53% retweets, 12% quotes
19,804 746 
69. profile imageRachel "The Yellow Dart" Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously @washingtonpost // Host of @weirdest_thing // She/Her/My Dude // [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 16% new, 44% replies, 34% retweets, 6% quotes
19,551 917 
70. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


I write Health/Science/Tech in plain English. No PR pitches, please. facebook.com/maggiefox.jour…
Washington
maggiefox.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 3% replies, 65% retweets, 10% quotes
19,476 920 
71. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 18% new, 70% replies, 5% retweets, 8% quotes
19,075 909 
72. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


I write the @Axios Space newsletter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. Get in touch: [email protected]
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
link.axios.com/join/space-sig…
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 16% new, 49% replies, 21% retweets, 14% quotes
18,732 654 
73. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @StoryCollider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Compass points: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design. she/her
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 33% replies, 33% retweets, 11% quotes
18,374 903 
74. profile imagerae paoletta (in 🇨🇱)
@PAYOLETTER


chief internet officer at @articlegroup//friend to bodega cats, aspiring pokémon trainer//[email protected]
nyc
articlegroup.com/invite/
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 59% replies, 11% retweets, 7% quotes
17,345 
75. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 50% new, 5% replies, 39% retweets, 6% quotes
17,172 1,006 
76. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 16% new, 64% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
17,141 925 
77. 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…
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 30% new, 1% replies, 57% retweets, 12% quotes
16,896 1,066 
78. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's science correspondent. Send me your stories: [email protected]
London
theguardian.com/science
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 45% replies, 28% retweets, 6% quotes
16,629 633 
79. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic.
Cambridge via Chicago
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 10% new, 80% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
16,595 255 
80. profile imageRoss Andersen
@andersen


Editor overseeing science, tech, health at @TheAtlantic; writer of very long stories for same; email: ross[at]theatlantic[dot]com
Washington, DC
rossandersen.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 14% new, 47% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
16,459 491 
81. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 30% new, 27% replies, 42% retweets, 1% quotes
16,392 806 
82. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Deputy Editor @elemental, Health & Science @Medium, Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 40% new, 18% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
15,839 576 
83. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Correspondent, @HBO's VICE News Tonight • science & climate • Tweets delete after 30 days • [email protected] • Secure: [email protected] • She/Her
New York City (et Montréal)
arielleduhaimeross.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 22% new, 28% replies, 45% retweets, 5% quotes
15,482 494 
84. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 16% new, 62% replies, 19% retweets, 2% quotes
15,396 744 
85. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 72% new, 1% replies, 27% retweets, 0% quotes
15,368 964 
86. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Astrobiophysics and Applied Astronautics | Isleña Quisqueyana | “La pregunta no es quién me va a dejar; es quién me va a detener”.
New York, NY - She/Her
about.me/rosedf
4 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 6% new, 89% replies, 3% retweets, 2% quotes
15,321 276 
87. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Writer, nerd, managing editor @EARTH3R by @Gizmodo. @GMGUnion. Earth & enviro science PhD. DMs open.
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 59% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
15,304 599 
88. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Author 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 29% replies, 17% retweets, 22% quotes
15,219 711 
89. profile imageAdam Rogers
@jetjocko


Deputy Editor/Wired. Writing science and geekery. Author of Proof: The Science of Booze. Coming to you live and direct for Network 23. [email protected]
California
adam-rogers.net
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 18% new, 40% replies, 21% retweets, 20% quotes
15,210 852 
90. profile imageJohn Upton
@johnupton


@ClimateCentral editor. We bring new data, science reporting and editorial leadership to climate collaborations with local news outlets nationwide.
Newark and Princeton, NJ
climatecentral.org/what-we-do/peo…
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 17% replies, 54% retweets, 7% quotes
15,137 851 
91. profile imageAatish Bhatia
@aatishb


∿ Science writer, teacher, physicist, immigrant ∿ Into: exploratory learning, math & science for creative expression, personal empowerment & community building.
aatishb.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 31% replies, 53% retweets, 6% quotes
15,058 596 
92. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 38% new, 19% replies, 19% retweets, 24% quotes
14,596 942 
93. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science, feminism, LGBTQIA, all the games and making one. Quality improvement in sci/tech/healthcare. 日本語も. Scottish in Yorkshire. She/her.
On a mote of dust
gofundme.com/pay-to-destroy…
4 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 8% new, 64% replies, 25% retweets, 4% quotes
14,486 284 
94. profile imageMaryam Zaringhalam, PhD
@webmz_


Writes in codes 👩🏻‍💻 ∞ science for the people ∞ DC @storycollider producer ∞ @AAAS_STPF ∞ @500womensci ∞ she/her ∞ Tweets are mine, my own, my Precious
Washington, DC
webmz.nyc
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 46% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
14,277 267 
95. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 28% new, 39% replies, 28% retweets, 5% quotes
14,270 712 
96. profile imageseth borenstein
@borenbears


Associated Press science writer. [email protected] I cover Earth & other sciences, disasters & more. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
tinyurl.com/sethap
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 43% new, 19% replies, 35% retweets, 3% quotes
14,170 908 
97. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health & etc., for FiveThirtyEight, NYT Parenting, O magazine + more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, slower this time. I lost on Jeopardy!
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 15% new, 20% replies, 30% retweets, 35% quotes
13,950 742 
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
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 53% replies, 20% retweets, 10% quotes
13,687 468 
99. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 31% replies, 29% retweets, 18% quotes
13,571 580 
100. 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
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 25/day • 10% new, 37% replies, 49% retweets, 4% quotes
13,173 919 
101. profile imageBrendan Maher
@bmaher


Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
nature.com/news
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 11% new, 47% replies, 33% retweets, 9% quotes
12,783 732 
102. 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
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 54% replies, 27% retweets, 4% quotes
12,718 691 
103. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science journalist, SF author/fan. Working on a book about John von Neumann for @allenlanebooks @wwnorton Ex- @TheEconomist, @naturenews. Agent @ChrisWellbelove
London
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 58% replies, 19% retweets, 11% quotes
12,611 635 
104. profile imageThomas Levenson
@TomLevenson


Author, The Hunt for Vulcan and Newton and the Counterfeiter; writer and professor of Science Writing at MIT; occasional @GlobeIdeas columnist.
Cambridge, MA
inversesquare.wordpress.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 30/day • 6% new, 17% replies, 60% retweets, 16% quotes
12,473 725 
105. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 15% replies, 51% retweets, 10% quotes
12,046 823 
106. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Reporter @washingtonpost covering news from around the nation and across the universe. [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 25% new, 18% replies, 47% retweets, 10% quotes
11,962 432 
107. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 24% new, 15% replies, 58% retweets, 2% quotes
11,689 591 
108. profile imageDavid Kroll
@davidkroll


@CUPharmacy pharmaceutical sciences prof, freelance pharma & healthcare writer @forbeshealth, clips @indyweek @cenmag. Gator PhD in Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Denver, CO
forbes.com/sites/davidkro…
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 2% new, 26% replies, 64% retweets, 8% quotes
*Follows 0.92 feeds per follower
11,607* 741 
109. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist & author of new book on Apollo 11, 'Eight Years to the Moon,' amazon.com/gp/product/162…
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 43% replies, 21% retweets, 20% quotes
11,506 657 
110. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 32% new, 39% replies, 18% retweets, 11% quotes
11,362 505 
111. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@RobinLloyd99


reporter covering underground pipes, cities, food, pollution, public health; news editor; teacher @nyu_journalism
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 6% new, 35% replies, 50% retweets, 8% quotes
11,102 647 
112. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
sarzha.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 38% new, 41% replies, 15% retweets, 6% quotes
11,088 397 
113. 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
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 42% new, 32% replies, 13% retweets, 14% quotes
11,027 486 
114. profile imageDavid Quammen
@DavidQuammen


Author of The Tangled Tree, Spillover, & other books. Contributing Writer for @NatGeo
Bozeman, Montana
davidquammen.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 5% new, 47% replies, 48% retweets, 0% quotes
11,002 493 
115. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 22% replies, 41% retweets, 14% quotes
10,682 726 
116. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Journalist. Contributing editor @SciAm, columnist @Slate. National Mag Award finalist. Writing a book about raising kind kids for @putnambooks.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 27% new, 55% replies, 11% retweets, 8% quotes
10,515 575 
117. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 53% replies, 11% retweets, 14% quotes
10,424 417 
118. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 16% new, 69% replies, 7% retweets, 7% quotes
10,381 408 
119. profile imageDavid W. Brown 🦕
@dwbwriter


Author. Next book: About scientists who studied Europa, needed to know more, and convinced NASA to send a spaceship there. (Custom House, 2020) Insta: dwbwriter
BTR
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 4% new, 30% replies, 66% retweets, 1% quotes
10,284 545 
120. profile imageNicholas St. Fleur
@SciFleur


Award-winning science journalist covering archaeology, paleontology, space. @nytimes Passionate about diversity & outreach in science. [email protected]
[email protected]
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 1% new, 13% replies, 86% retweets, 1% quotes
10,102 412 
121. 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
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 18% new, 9% replies, 70% retweets, 2% quotes
9,967 532 
122. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 14% new, 4% replies, 64% retweets, 18% quotes
9,880 507 
123. profile imageLuis Quevedo
@luis_quevedo


Enamorado del mundo a pesar de la Historia. Sobre todo de los libros, el agua de Vichy y la ensaladilla rusa. Soy presentador, productor y hombre de ciencia.
elquevedo.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 35% new, 23% replies, 33% retweets, 9% quotes
9,829 422 
124. 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
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 84% new, 2% replies, 13% retweets, 1% quotes
9,823 306 
125. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 30% new, 1% replies, 49% retweets, 20% quotes
9,741 419 
126. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 12% new, 30% replies, 46% retweets, 12% quotes
9,708 590 
127. profile imageJoe's Big Idea
@joesbigidea


Telling stories of the people and processes of science. We help scientists become better communicators. Message us to join our nationwide #scicomm community.
Washington, DC
npr.org/2017/08/24/537…
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 22% new, 17% replies, 39% retweets, 22% quotes
9,698 444 
128. profile imageRon Winslow
@ronwinslow


Freelance medical + science writer after 33+ yrs at #WSJ; @onepeloton, hiker, skier, #redsox. [email protected]
Mount Washington Valley, NH
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 13% new, 22% replies, 63% retweets, 3% quotes
9,655 510 
129. profile image(((John Rennie)))
@tvjrennie


Science writer/editor for @QuantaMagazine, @SciAm, @AccessScience, TWC's Hacking the Planet & more. NYU SHERP, Beakerhead SciComm. Opinions = my own — at most.
New York, NY
johnrennie.net
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 0% new, 12% replies, 83% retweets, 4% quotes
9,612 677 
130. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 10% new, 57% replies, 22% retweets, 12% quotes
9,542 329 
131. 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…
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 73% replies, 1% retweets, 6% quotes
9,451 743 
132. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Author. Mom. Host of Serving Up Science on NPR’s @wkar. I work at the intersection of climate, food, energy & politics @michiganstateu
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 51% replies, 5% retweets, 12% quotes
9,440 725 
133. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 51% replies, 15% retweets, 17% quotes
9,428 502 
134. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist focused on #Climate 🌏: The Science, Justice, Youth, Hope, Adaptation, Resilience. [email protected] DMs. See pinned tweet. @WinnebagoTribe
Pacific Northwest
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 4% new, 11% replies, 85% retweets, 2% quotes
9,413 563 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 14% new, 16% replies, 62% retweets, 9% quotes
9,343 597 
136. 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
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 4% replies, 57% retweets, 26% quotes
9,271 447 
137. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science and features writer at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 26% new, 27% replies, 38% retweets, 9% quotes
9,270 354 
138. 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
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 18% replies, 35% retweets, 15% quotes
9,148 767 
139. 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…
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 11% new, 44% replies, 35% retweets, 11% quotes
9,122 596 
140. 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
Bloomberg.com
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 45% replies, 25% retweets, 5% quotes
9,121 547 
141. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer + editor. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. General nerd for science. Former @SciAm.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 56% new, 15% replies, 15% retweets, 14% quotes
9,117 556 
142. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 36% new, 29% replies, 27% retweets, 8% quotes
9,117 306 
143. profile imagePeter🌋Brannen
@PeterBrannen1


Science writer. Mammal. 📝 @TheAtlantic @NYTimes & more 📘:THE ENDS OF THE WORLD on 🌍's worst mass extinctions https://t.co/wxpRXz1PEQ @CUBoulder Scripps Fellow.
Boulder, CO
peterbrannen.com
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 14% new, 67% replies, 7% retweets, 12% quotes
9,050 222 
144. 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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 19% new, 27% replies, 42% retweets, 12% quotes
9,027 401 
145. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization & emerging tech lead for @chandraxray; public speaker; co-author of 5 popular science books. Opinions=my own. she/her. 🛰https://t.co/PFs60ywY5f
RI, USA
chandra.si.edu
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 8% new, 72% replies, 19% retweets, 2% quotes
8,965 347 
146. profile imageDr. David Warmflash
@CosmicEvolution


Astrobiologist, physician, author, evolving starstuff. Does SciComm-MedComm, esp astrobiology,origins of life, genetics,neurology,spacemed, biotech
Portland, United States
amazon.com/Moon-Illustrat…
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 28% new, 3% replies, 31% retweets, 38% quotes
8,899 691 
147. profile imageTodd B. Bates
@ByToddBBates


Science Communicator @RutgersU, former 35-yr journalist (enviro/WX/investigative/health @AsburyParkPress, The Home News, etc.), _/ player from ROC. RTs ≠ agree
New Brunswick, New Jersey
linkedin.com/in/todd-b-bate…
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 56% new, 0% replies, 43% retweets, 0% quotes
8,822 397 
148. profile imageWade Roush
@wroush


Host @soonishpodcast, columnist @sciam, co-founder @hubspokeaudio, publisher #TheDailyGryphon, ‘94 PhD @MITPSTS. Former @KSJatMIT @Xconomy @TechReview
Cambridge, MA
soonishpodcast.org
12 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 52% new, 27% replies, 12% retweets, 8% quotes
8,796 591 
149. profile imagehanner
@hannahjwaters


words and birds 🌾senior associate editor @audubonsociety. stands up for the common bird. #blm she/her. write for me: [email protected]
NYC/BK
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 42% replies, 42% retweets, 0% quotes
8,665 574 
150. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 21% new, 54% replies, 14% retweets, 11% quotes
8,657 442 
151. 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/DC
emilymullin.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 41% replies, 31% retweets, 6% quotes
8,607 377 
152. profile imageBrandon Keim
@9brandon


Freelance journalist + writer | Nature, animals, science & environment | Author, The Eye of the Sandpiper goo.gl/cn6c1y | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
Maine, USA
instagram.com/9brandon/
12 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 54% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
8,599 626 
153. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 10% new, 9% replies, 75% retweets, 6% quotes
8,500 628 
154. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
quantamagazine.org
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 24% new, 22% replies, 39% retweets, 14% quotes
8,392 435 
155. profile imageMichael Slezak
@MikeySlezak


National Science Technology and Environment Reporter @abcnews. Was: @GuardianAus & @NewScientist PGP: bit.ly/2qas6MW DMs open [email protected]
Sydney, New South Wales
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 33% replies, 38% retweets, 4% quotes
8,268 336 
156. profile imageWill Gater
@willgater


Astronomer, journalist & space geek 🔭 https://t.co/qdUaJi892Z | https://t.co/VX3S7aDx03 | https://t.co/uf9ENUIg6m
UK
willgater.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 45% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
8,265 409 
157. 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
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 32% new, 35% replies, 31% retweets, 2% quotes
8,193 342 
158. 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
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 27% new, 16% replies, 57% retweets, 0% quotes
8,161 569 
159. profile imageJason Davis
@jasonrdavis


Digital editor, @exploreplanets; contributor, @NBCNewsMACH, S P A C E K N O W E R 🚀🏜️
Tucson, AZ
planetary.org/about/staff/ja…
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 36% replies, 27% retweets, 9% quotes
8,147 464 
160. profile imageAsh Jogalekar
@curiouswavefn


History, science and the history of science. A non-techie in the tech world.
San Francisco, CA
wavefunction.fieldofscience.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 28% new, 51% replies, 15% retweets, 5% quotes
8,070 335 
161. 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
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 35% replies, 23% retweets, 12% quotes
7,928 451 
162. profile imagePauline Acalin
@w00ki33


Spaceflight photojournalist. Traveler, astrophotographer, tee designer, foodie. Rockets are amazing.
pale blue dot
instagram.com/pacalin/
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 37% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
7,876 200 
163. profile imageGeoff Brumfiel
@gbrumfiel


I'm an editor/correspondent for @nprscience. Editing science, space etc. Corresponding science and security, especially nukes. securedrop.npr.org
npr.org
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 35% replies, 29% retweets, 18% quotes
7,873 510 
164. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 42% new, 28% replies, 24% retweets, 6% quotes
7,846 600 
165. 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/
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 8% new, 19% replies, 53% retweets, 20% quotes
7,784 292 
166. profile imageBrian Clark Howard
@socialpyramid


I'm an environmental journalist (now a senior writer and editor w/ National Geographic online). Personal site: brianclarkhoward.com
Washington, DC
news.nationalgeographic.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 86% new, 3% replies, 9% retweets, 2% quotes
7,775 415 
167. 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
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 12% new, 15% replies, 49% retweets, 25% quotes
7,700 409 
168. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist 🚀 bylines at New Scientist, BBC, the i paper, etc 🌍 previously at BuzzFeed 🐱 [email protected] ✉️https://t.co/EsmgC8SY7w
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 36% replies, 23% retweets, 12% quotes
7,618 401 
169. profile imageDan Fagin
@danfagin


Professing journalism, directing SHERP @ NYU. Wrote Toms River, winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser. Discontinue if irritation occurs.
New York
danfagin.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 21% new, 50% replies, 12% retweets, 17% quotes
7,594 400 
170. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 40% replies, 26% retweets, 12% quotes
7,553 522 
171. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 9% new, 35% replies, 46% retweets, 10% quotes
7,553 450 
172. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


Science/health journalist • mom • feminist • teacher • photographer • author • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • #MBL • #AHCJ • #binder • Gryffindor • Texan
DFW
tarahaelle.net
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 8% new, 45% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
7,427 454 
173. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: <0.05/day • 83% new, 17% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
7,422 456 
174. profile imageAkshat Rathi
@AkshatRathi


@qz's senior reporter covering energy and climate change | @AtlanticCouncil's senior fellow | Newsletter qz.com/emails/the-rac…
London
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 11% replies, 40% retweets, 9% quotes
7,301 396 
175. profile imageJeanne Garbarino, PhD
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. she/her
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 6% new, 43% replies, 45% retweets, 7% quotes
7,247 368 
176. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 8% new, 19% replies, 57% retweets, 17% quotes
7,148 428 
177. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science journalist teaching at @NUjournalism • Editor @Storybench @LatAmSci • @KSJatMIT 14 • Alum @Undarkmag @esquireclassic @SciFri • Peruvian-gringo • #rstats
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 27% new, 8% replies, 58% retweets, 8% quotes
7,066 422 
178. profile imageSarah Keenihan PhD
@sciencesarah


✮ Writer ✮ Editor ✮ Copywriter ✮ Science ✮ Technology ✮ Space ✮ Medicine ✮ Health ✮ Environment ✮Geology ✮ formerly Section Editor SciTech The Conversation ✮
Adelaide, South Australia
sarahkeenihan.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 28% new, 41% replies, 18% retweets, 13% quotes
6,957 271 
179. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


Scientist. Author. Speaker. #STEM. Books: NEWTON'S FOOTBALL & SAVE OUR SCIENCE. New book in 2020. For speaking engagements contact: jodisolomonspeakers.com
New England
ainissaramirez.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 54% new, 9% replies, 31% retweets, 7% quotes
6,935 394 
180. profile imageEric Michael Johnson
@ericmjohnson


Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. Evolutionary Anthropology and History of Science.
Vancouver, BC
ericmichaeljohnson.net
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 66% new, 16% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
6,907 556 
181. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC & more. Author of POACHED.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 30% new, 51% replies, 6% retweets, 14% quotes
6,891 348 
182. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews on the poison beat. [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 34% new, 15% replies, 45% retweets, 6% quotes
6,889 429 
183. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw, formerly writing about the environment @thinkprogress. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 39% replies, 8% retweets, 33% quotes
6,832 319 
184. profile imageJamie Vernon
@JLVernonPhD


Science advocate, champion for evidence-based decision making. Husband, Dad, Citizen, Scientist. This is the personal account of @SigmaXiCEO
Raleigh, NC
linkedin.com/in/jlvernon/
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 6% new, 19% replies, 63% retweets, 12% quotes
6,819 471 
185. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news. Award-winning science writer and peep dioramist.
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 21% new, 52% replies, 11% retweets, 16% quotes
6,780 198 
186. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for NYTimes, SciAm, STAT, etc. Teach at MIT and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 42% new, 8% replies, 43% retweets, 6% quotes
6,767 370 
187. profile imageEmma Marris
@Emma_Marris


Writer and person with opinions in Oregon. Environment, wildlife, ripping yarns. Writing a book about what humanity owes wild animals in the Anthropocene.
Klamath Falls, OR
emmamarris.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 33% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
6,765 283 
188. profile imageSarah Olson
@ReadMoreScience


Science writer & fearless feminist advocating for science literacy through #SciComm 📚 Microbiology at @OregonState 🔬 She/Her🌈❤️💜💙
Corvallis, OR
readmorescience.com
2 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 14% new, 35% replies, 40% retweets, 11% quotes
6,754 64 
189. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
6,752 409 
190. 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/
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 11% new, 31% replies, 47% retweets, 10% quotes
6,698 457 
191. profile imageKatia Moskvitch
@SciTech_Cat


Biz editor @WIREDUK. Ex @BBCNews & @Nature. Theoretical physicist. Quark-filled Canadian in the UK. Writing a 📖 on neutron stars ✨ https://t.co/O6m9zREd0S
London, UK
katiamoskvitch.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 23% new, 49% replies, 24% retweets, 4% quotes
6,668 307 
192. 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
3 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 19% new, 41% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
6,636 158 
193. 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
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 43% new, 21% replies, 21% retweets, 14% quotes
6,586 299 
194. profile imageCaitlin S., PhD
@Paleophile


science communicator | evolutionary anthropology PhD | museum docent | #scicomm #sciengage #scipol #evoed #DBER #histSTM | #celiac |🐶🐈 #rescue | Personal acct
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 9% new, 51% replies, 24% retweets, 16% quotes
6,471 420 
195. profile imageAdam Mann
@adamspacemann


Aspiring space philosopher @NatGeo @SciAm @WSJ @NatureNews @NewsfromScience @Wired @PNASNews @LiveScience
Oakland, Ca
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 35% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
6,425 359 
196. profile imageLaurie Winkless
@laurie_winkless


Research physicist-turned-writer & #scicomm specialist. Book#1: SCIENCE AND THE CITY. Book#2: STICKY (2021). @sciforbes contrib. Irish. Feminist. Opinionated.
Wellington NZ (via London)
lauriewinkless.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 15% new, 44% replies, 34% retweets, 7% quotes
6,350 225 
197. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 15% retweets, 15% quotes
6,293 235 
198. profile imageGabrielle Birkman
@GabriellBirkman


Mathematician & tech writer. In love with sci-history. I'm for #EverybodyInSTEM My tweets are part of the collective. Resistance was futile.
Los Angeles, CA
gabriellebirkman.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 26% new, 21% replies, 52% retweets, 2% quotes
6,215 117 
199. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 51% new, 5% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
6,207 503 
200. profile imageJules Howard
@juleslhoward


Writer, author, zoology correspondent. Guardian/BBC. Also, ummm the podcast. Did I ever tell you about the VR duck vagina app? It can probably wait.
juleshoward.co.uk
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 80% replies, 3% retweets, 4% quotes
6,195 145 
201. 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
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 1% replies, 80% retweets, 7% quotes
6,169 446 
202. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Web producer @sciencenews. Award-winning baker.
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 17% replies, 38% retweets, 9% quotes
6,111 533 
203. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


Features editor, Nature. E-mail: initial[dot]lastname[at]nature[dot]com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 10% new, 55% replies, 27% retweets, 9% quotes
6,109 245 
204. profile imageBen Goldfarb
@ben_a_goldfarb


Independent conservation journalist. Alicia Patterson fellow on the #roadecology beat. Author of EAGER, a book about beaver belief: goo.gl/DQA1Qn
Spokane, WA
bengoldfarb.com
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 41% replies, 27% retweets, 5% quotes
6,101 214 
205. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Currently tracking: hearing loss & suicide as a symptom & things that make you 🤔 // #FutureIsFemale //
In flight
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 47% new, 8% replies, 38% retweets, 7% quotes
6,031 354 
206. profile imageDr Helen Scales
@helenscales


Writer. Marine biologist. Author of SPIRALS IN TIME, POSEIDON'S STEED, 11 EXPLORATIONS and EYE OF THE SHOAL
UK
helenscales.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 58% replies, 11% retweets, 16% quotes
5,976 265 
207. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
propublica.org
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 30% replies, 43% retweets, 12% quotes
5,925 342 
208. profile imageRebecca 🌓 Boyle
@rboyle31


Science journalist. Read me @TheAtlantic @nytimes @sciam @PopSci @TheLWON & more. Denizen of the night. Pro-dog. Writing a book about the Moon for @randomhouse
Saint Louis, MO
rebecca-boyle.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 8% new, 57% replies, 23% retweets, 11% quotes
5,838 285 
209. profile imageRobert Lee Hotz
@leHotz


I cover science matters for The Wall Street Journal. Distinguished Writer in Residence @nyu_journalism. President of The Alicia Patterson Foundation. Whovian.
New York
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 3% replies, 79% retweets, 4% quotes
5,816 351 
210. 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
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 23% new, 17% replies, 54% retweets, 6% quotes
5,734 202 
211. profile imageJohn McQuaid
@johnmcquaid


Journalist. Author of Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
Silver Spring, MD, USA
tastybook.net
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 24% new, 33% replies, 21% retweets, 22% quotes
5,671 617 
212. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 54% new, 1% replies, 40% retweets, 6% quotes
5,598 243 
213. profile imageMichael Balter
@mbalter


Journalist 40+ yrs. Former Paris Corresp Science, former NYU journalism prof. SciAm, SAPIENS, The Verge, Yale E360.. Anthro, mental health, environ, #MeTooSTEM
Recently returned to USA from 29 yrs exile in Europe.
michaelbalter.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day • 38% new, 14% replies, 46% retweets, 2% quotes
5,513 275 
214. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,500 365 
215. 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.
New York
tanyaalewis.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 17% new, 17% replies, 56% retweets, 10% quotes
5,480 196 
216. profile imageGaia Vince
@WanderingGaia


Writer, broadcaster, author (Adventures In The Anthropocene amzn.to/1KKAUc7) on a voyage around the world meeting the remarkable. Next book out 2019.
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 9% new, 32% replies, 43% retweets, 16% quotes
5,477 275 
217. profile imageEwen Callaway
@ewencallaway


Immigrant. Journalist at Nature.
London
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 23% replies, 46% retweets, 7% quotes
5,454 328 
218. profile imageEmily 💙💜💖
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain. she/they
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 18% new, 35% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
5,432 373 
219. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 37% new, 23% replies, 7% retweets, 33% quotes
5,380 242 
220. profile imageChristine Dell'Amore
@cdellamore


Bug-loving adventurer. Animals editor at National Geographic. Author of the @AssoulinePub book South Pole. Co-founder of the @DCSWA Newsbrief Award.
Washington, D.C.
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 23% replies, 33% retweets, 5% quotes
5,378 147 
221. profile imageMaia Weinstock
@20tauri


@MIT News deputy editor; @LegoNASAwomen creator; author of forthcoming Millie Dresselhaus biography; champion of women. Tweets = my own views. She | her
Cambridge, MA
maiaw.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 39% replies, 33% retweets, 9% quotes
5,354 306 
222. profile imageLiz Heinecke
@KitchPantrySci


Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids/ Outdoor Science Lab for Kids/ STEAM Lab for Kids/Star Wars Maker Lab/Kitchen Science Lab Edible Edition
Minneapolis, MN
kitchenpantryscientist.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 38% new, 11% replies, 47% retweets, 4% quotes
5,279 332 
223. profile imageNsikan Akpan
@MoNscience


Highly melanated. @PBS @NewsHour science producer & ScienceScope co-creator | PhD pathobiologist | YNWA | PGP: 06D0 E6A5 AC19 3074 13B0 9F87 A332 744F E4D1 95DF
Washington DC
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7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 49% replies, 23% retweets, 13% quotes
5,258 269 
224. 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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 37% replies, 33% retweets, 3% quotes
5,121 120 
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
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 38% new, 33% replies, 27% retweets, 2% quotes
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226. 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
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