Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds

Updated: 2020-Jan-24 09:11 UTC. Listed feeds: 300. A feed's score is the percentage of Professional Science Writers on Twitter following it, and dark shading indicates the feed belongs to a member of that list. Switch to collage. List only feeds under 5,000 followers. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1.profile imageEd Yong

Science writer at The Atlantic. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, a New York Times bestseller on animal-microbe partnerships. edyong.me (he/him)
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
168,952 79.1%
2.profile imageCarl Zimmer

@nytimes columnist. Author: She Has Her Mother's Laugh, Parasite Rex, etc. carlzimmer.com/books/
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
274,214 77.4%
3.profile imageLaura Helmuth

Health & science editor at @washingtonpost. Past president of National Association of @ScienceWriters. Formerly @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
34,756 74.0%
4.profile imageVirginia Hughes

Deputy editor-in-chief, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
35,101 73.2%
5.profile imageMaggie Koerth

Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Political science, gun violence, environment. Previously @niemanfdn fellow, @NYTMag, @boingboing, @mental_floss.
Minneapolis, MN
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
31,859 72.3%
6.profile imageAlexandra Witze

Correspondent for Nature, views my own. Reach me (preferred) witzescience-at-gmaildotcom or (secure) awitze-at-protonmaildotcom. She/her/hers.
Boulder, CO
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
21,753 72.3%
7.profile imageDeborah Blum

Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
37,188 68.1%
8.profile imageDavid Dobbs

Writer @nytimes, @theatlantic, @NatGeo, @WIRED, etal, mostly about how science & medicine work (or fail). He/him/his.
All over
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
36,761 67.2%
9.profile imageMaryn McKenna

journalist | senior fellow @EmoryCSHH | TED | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | public health, global health, food | She/her
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
41,848 66.8%
10.profile imageNature News & Comment

Science news & opinion from the news team at Nature, the international journal of #science. Get our daily newsletter: go.nature.com/naturebriefing
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
1,990,067 65.5%
11.profile imageJennifer Ouellette

Science and culture writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior writer, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll. She/her.
Los Angeles, CA
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
38,891 65.5%
12.profile imageScientific American

Awesome discoveries. Expert insights. Science that shapes the world.
New York City
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,810,312 65.1%
13.profile imageIvan Oransky

VP, Editorial, @Medscape. Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; president, @AHCJ.
Northampton, MA and New York, NY
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
32,340 63.8%
14.profile imageAmy Harmon

New York Times reporter covering science, tech & race. She/Her. Mom of @rumblecomics
New York, NY
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
21,599 63.0%
15.profile imageRobin Lloyd

reporter covering pipes, cities, food, pollution. My latest pipes story: shorturl.at/ceiGT. My science media pitch list: shorturl.at/ltHRY. Non-toxic feed.
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
11,215 62.6%
16.profile imageNYT Science

Science, Medicine, Environment, Space and Cosmos. Sync your calendar with the solar system: nyti.ms/2ECMtej
New York, NY
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
1,174,320 61.7%
17.profile imageSteve Silberman

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
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
112,845 61.7%
18.profile imageBethany Brookshire

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
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
63,498 61.7%
19.profile imageKatie Mack

(a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist/cosmologist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of cosmic catastrophes
Waterloo, Ontario
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
339,585 60.4%
20.profile imageNadia Drake

Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD. (she/her)
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
26,754 60.4%
21.profile imageAndrew Revkin

Pursuing #sustcomm progress on a finite, noisy planet at @Columbia's @EarthInstitute. The rest? Family, friends, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
86,545 59.6%
22.profile imageMariette DiChristina

Dean and Prof. of Practice in Journalism, Boston U. College of Communication. Past: Editor in Chief @sciam & EVP, Magazines, Springer Nature. Opinions my own.
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
21,400 59.6%
23.profile imageDave Mosher

Senior space correspondent at @businessinsider. DMs open. Stories + private comms: businessinsider.com/author/dave-mo… (Note: My tweets delete after 2 weeks)
New York, NY
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
20,136 59.6%
24.profile imageCorey S. Powell

Casting pods with @BillNye on Science Rules. Making magazines @discovermag and @AmSciMag. Writing all around. Science-curious.
Brooklyn, NY
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
68,407 59.1%
25.profile imageBarack Obama

Dad, husband, President, citizen.
Washington, DC
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
112,335,564 58.7%
26.profile imageWIRED Science

Bringing the radiothermally generated heat. The team: @sandraupson, @JetJocko, @MeganMolteni, @MrMattSimon, @dmoberhaus
San Francisco, California
12 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,033,733 58.3%
27.profile imageSeth Mnookin

I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
34,417 57.9%
28.profile imageAlexis C. Madrigal

staff writer @TheAtlantic | book for @mcdbooks | VP @NAHJBayArea | Mexican, American, Earthseed | into curb cuts, intercommunalism
Oakland Department of Fantics
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
194,064 57.4%
29.profile imageLizNeeley

Executive Director of The @StoryCollider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Into: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design. she/her
Washington DC area
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
19,078 57.4%
30.profile imageChristie Aschwanden

Author NYT bestseller GOOD TO GO goodtogobook.com @wwnorton co-host EMERGING FORM bit.ly/2HEKGpW @FiveThirtyEight alum. Adventurer. My parties have dancing.
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
16,340 57.0%
31.profile imageSean Carroll

Physicist, @Caltech & @SFIscience. Author, Something Deeply Hidden & more. Host, #MindscapePodcast. Married to @JenLucPiquant. In favor of truth and kindness.
Los Angeles
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
249,067 56.6%
32.profile imageBrooke Borel

Sr. Editor @undarkmag • Instructor @nyu_journalism • Freelance journo for many (maybe you?) • Books: Infested / The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking • She/Her
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
9,549 56.6%
33.profile imageScience Friday

Brain fun, for curious people. Hosted by @iraflatow. From @WNYCStudios.
New York, New York
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
764,056 56.2%
34.profile imageRachel Feltman

Articles Editor and Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously @washingtonpost // Host of @weirdest_thing // She/Her/My Dude // [email protected]
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
19,838 56.2%
35.profile imageRiley Black

Distant cousin of T. rex. My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys author. Blogs @sciam. Formerly B. Switek. Trans, nb, she/her, please.
Where the fossils are.
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
25,904 55.7%
36.profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷

I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futurologist〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
23,680 55.7%
37.profile imageBrendan Maher

Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
12,848 55.7%
38.profile imageThe Open Notebook

Nonprofit dedicated to #science #journalism craft: articles, writer interviews, pitch database & more. Pre-order THE CRAFT OF SCIENCE WRITING : bit.ly/CoSWbook
Madison, Wisconsin
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
10,999 55.7%
39.profile imageNicholas St. Fleur

Award-winning science journalist covering archaeology, paleontology, space. Passionate about diversity & outreach in science. @nytimes [email protected]
email = [email protected]
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
10,422 55.7%
40.profile imageJonathan Eisen

Prof at #UCDavis; Guardian of Microbial Diversity; No: #Microbiomania #YAMMM; Yes: #STEMDiversity #BirdPhotography #Symbioses #OpenScience #Evolution
Davis, CA, USA
11 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
55,922 55.3%
41.profile image(((John Rennie)))

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
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
9,697 54.5%
42.profile imageNew Scientist

The best place to find out what’s new in science – and why it matters. Tweets by @SamWong1. Subscribe here: https://t.co/hqL9B4DM0i
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,583,571 54.0%
43.profile imagePhil Plait

SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My Bad Astronomy blog: syfy.com/badastronomy I use likes for bookmarks; no endorsement implied. He/him.
12 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
615,860 54.0%
44.profile imageDan Vergano

BuzzFeed News science desk in Washington D.C. Contact: [email protected] Secure tips: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
17,150 54.0%
45.profile imageDavid Biello

Dispatches from the future present. Me: Science curator @TEDtalks, book The Unnatural World, et cetera, et cetera...
New York, NY
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
14,679 54.0%
46.profile imagePeter Aldhous

Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
8,398 53.2%
47.profile imageNASA

Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA. We usually post in EST (UTC-4)
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
34,831,695 52.8%
48.profile imageAnnalee Newitz

I write science fiction and nonfiction. Author: Future of Another Timeline. Contributor: @nytopinion. Podcast: @ooacpod. Founder: @io9. They/Them. I ❤️ noodles.
12 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
37,687 52.8%
49.profile imageThomas Levenson, Zṓiarchos

Author, The Hunt for Vulcan and Newton and the Counterfeiter; writer and professor of Science Writing at MIT; occasional @GlobeIdeas columnist.
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
12,731 52.8%
50.profile imageAzeen Ghorayshi

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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
10,901 52.8%
51.profile imageEmily Anthes

Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Brooklyn, NY
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
7,676 52.3%
52.profile imageScience Magazine

The world's leading outlet for cutting-edge research in all areas of science. Follow @NewsfromScience for stories from our news team.
Washington, DC & Cambridge, UK
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
1,483,181 51.9%
53.profile imageEmily Lakdawalla

Solar System Specialist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, author, speaker, asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer. 🏳️‍🌈 she/her
Pasadena, CA
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
164,991 51.9%
54.profile imageDNLee

#JrProf, Mammalogist, Diversity & Access to STEM, Unapologetically Intersectional, Mama Panyabuku, TED Fellow, NatGeo Emerging Explorer, #DispatchesDNLee
Midwest, US; Tanzania, Africa
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
32,355 51.9%
55.profile imageRoss Andersen

Deputy Editor, @TheAtlantic / [email protected]
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
16,715 51.9%
56.profile imageJohn Timmer

Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.
The big city
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
9,494 51.9%
57.profile imageLee Billings

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
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
8,710 51.5%
58.profile imageNeil deGrasse Tyson

New York City
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
13,634,031 51.1%
59.profile imageNational Association of Science Writers

With more than 2,000 members, the National Association of Science Writers fosters the dissemination of accurate information regarding science. Hosting #SciWri20
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
24,545 51.1%
60.profile imageDan Fagin

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
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,926 51.1%
61.profile imageRebecca Skloot

Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
Oakland, CA
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
45,791 50.2%
62.profile imageAatish Bhatia

Science writer & educator ∿ Building a more joyful, inclusive, and personally-relevant math & science education ∿ Climate newsletter: https://t.co/RE61IOqfK8
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
15,196 50.2%
63.profile imageProf. Katharine Hayhoe

Not suspicious, just Canadian. Climate scientist, @TTUCSC director, poli sci prof, knitter, pastor's wife, mom. TIME100 + Fortune50 + UN Champion of the Earth.
Texas Tech University
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
146,486 49.8%
64.profile imageDr. Karen James

Scientist & outdoorswoman • DNA whisperer working on climate change • into botany, evolution, space, sci-comm, skiing, Outlander, climate justice & human rights
Unceded Wabanaki territory
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
35,489 49.8%
65.profile imageMichael Moyer

Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
8,400 49.8%
66.profile imageChristopher Mims 🎆

Former baby and aspiring ghost. Writes about our tools and how they shape us for @WSJ. (On book leave so email me if you want my attention.)
Baltimore, MD
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
91,450 49.4%
67.profile imageJoanne Manaster

Read Science! host, book lover, biology lecturer, former international model, STEM advocate. Increasing your science TBR pile since 2008.
University of Illinois-Urbana
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
59,883 49.4%
68.profile imageAlan Boyle

Aerospace and science editor @GeekWire. Longtime blogger @CosmicLog. Author of "The Case for Pluto." Links/RTs ≠ endorsements
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
38,883 49.4%
69.profile imageKatherine H. Courage

Science journalist. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. @SciAm contributor. Erstwhile triathlete. Novice mom. Part-time nerd.
Longmont, CO
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
9,320 49.4%
70.profile imageBen Lillie

Co-founder of @caveatnyc. Previously: co-founder of @storycollider & writer for TED. Retweets are attempts to comprehend the universe.
New York, NY
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
7,782 49.4%
71.profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer

Journalist. Contributing ed @SciAm, columnist @Slate. Nat’l Mag Award finalist. 2019 Bricker Award winner. Writing a book about raising kind kids @putnambooks.
Hudson Valley, NY
12 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
11,036 48.9%
72.profile imageNPR Science Desk

Science news, commentary and conversation from NPR. Plus, a rad new podcast called #NPRShortWave! Subscribe now: apple.co/2OsOlKQ
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
248,796 48.5%
73.profile imageChris Mooney

Climate and environment writer at @washingtonpost. Views are my own.
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
37,899 48.5%
74.profile imageAdam Rogers

Senior Correspondent/Wired. Wrote Proof: The Science of Booze. I am not a number. [email protected]
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
15,689 48.5%
75.profile imageKate Wong

Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
New York City
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
13,525 48.5%
76.profile imageSarah Kaplan

Climate reporter @washingtonpost. I love all the planets but I write about how to save this one. Reach me at [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
15,791 48.1%
77.profile imageFerris Jabr

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
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
21,010 47.7%
78.profile imageDavid Quammen

Author of The Tangled Tree, Spillover, & other books. Varied journalism for National Geographic, Harper's, NY Times Magazine, etc.
Bozeman, Montana
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
11,375 47.7%
79.profile imageEric Holthaus

Dad, meteorologist, climate correspondent @the_corres | Fellow @umnione | #actuallyautistic | he/him | ecosocialist🌹🌎❤️ | opinions=mine
Mdewakanton lands / Minnesota
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
482,946 47.2%
80.profile imageEJ Willingham

Texan🤘🤠. Journalist, chronicler of 🧠 & 🍆. PHALLACY, about penises&such, publishes in 2020. THE TAILORED BRAIN, about the 🧠, in 2021.
The World
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
12,011 47.2%
81.profile imageRebecca 🌓 Boyle

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
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
6,331 47.2%
82.profile imageUndark Magazine

Non-profit & editorially independent. Exploring science as a frequently wondrous, sometimes contentious, and occasionally troubling byproduct of human culture.
Cambridge, MA
4 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
44,905 46.8%
83.profile imageChristie Wilcox

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
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
20,019 46.8%
84.profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross

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)
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
18,388 46.8%
85.profile imageDr. Kate Clancy

Associate professor at the University of Illinois. Harassment, discrimination, stress, and menstrual cycles. @periodpodcast2 in spare time. She/her/hers.
Urbana, IL
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
17,620 46.8%
86.profile imageColin Schultz

News editor @HakaiMagazine. Pitch me a story: Someone doing something for a reason. Don't send me press releases. [email protected]
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,312 46.8%
87.profile imageGuardian Science

Science, health and environment news from the @Guardian. Plus, independent comment and analysis from our network of expert science bloggers
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,067,720 46.4%
88.profile imageJason G. Goldman

Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Expedition leader. Bylines @SciAm @Biographic @BBCEarth @NatGeo & more. @GoScifari @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder
Los Angeles
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
16,497 46.4%
89.profile imageMatt Shipman

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
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
7,821 46.4%
90.profile imageNational Geographic

Taking our understanding and awareness of the world further for 130 years
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
23,638,733 46.0%
91.profile imageMaria Popova

Reader. Writer. Bicycle-dependent. Author of #Figuring. Maker of #UniverseInVerse.
Brooklyn, NY
12 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
907,387 46.0%
92.profile imageDr. Jacquelyn Gill

Ice Age ecologist in a warming world. Associate Professor at @UMaine’s Climate Change Institute. Host of @ourwarmregards. #TeamMuskOx
Maine, USA
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
84,629 46.0%
93.profile imageMika McKinnon

Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious. #scicomm #womeninSTEM she/her 🇨🇦🇺🇸
West Coast
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
55,825 46.0%
94.profile imageAlok Jha

Science correspondent at @TheEconomist • Former @WellcomeTrust fellow • Author: The Water Book https://t.co/lySv8Xl9zt • [email protected]📧
London, England
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
31,902 46.0%
95.profile imageHannah Waters

words and birds 🌾writer, naturalist, climate editor @audubonsociety. stands up for the common bird. she/her. [email protected]
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
8,965 46.0%
96.profile imageDiscover Magazine

The best science magazine, in print and online
Between gluons and galaxies
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
1,172,133 45.5%
97.profile imageThe New Yorker

Unparalleled reporting and commentary on politics and culture, plus humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, reviews, and criticism.
New York, NY
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
8,785,167 45.1%
98.profile imageNancy Shute

Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
12,017 45.1%
99.profile imageRobert Lee Hotz

I cover science for The Wall Street Journal. Distinguished Writer in Residence @nyu_journalism. President of The Alicia Patterson Foundation. Whovian.
New York
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
5,977 45.1%
100.profile imageScience News

Covering the latest news in all fields of science. Tweets by @wwrfd, @ThatMikeDenison and @Kate_Travis. Publisher @society4science. See also @SNStudents.
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
3,118,523 44.7%
101.profile imageDr. Kiki Sanford

Science ninjas unite! Science talkshow host @TWIScience, Video & Podcast Producer, VP of PR @ScienceTalkOrg
Portland, OR
12 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
189,793 44.7%
102.profile imageDavid Kroll

State univ pharmaceutical sciences prof, freelance pharma & healthcare writer @forbeshealth, clips @indyweek @cenmag. Gator PhD in Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Denver, CO
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
11,652 44.7%
103.profile imagePaul Raeburn

Journalist. Author. Producer, Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. Passionate about journalism. Excited about comedy.
New York, NY
11 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,959 44.7%
104.profile imageJoe Hanson

Nerdy by nature. Ph.D. biologist, science writer, creator of @okaytobesmart and @HotMessPBS on YouTube. Instagram: drjoehanson
Austin, TX
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
38,317 44.3%
105.profile imageCristine Russell

Science, enviro, health writer: climate science+policy; the media; women in science. World Conf of Sci Journalists 2017 co-chair; Harvard Kennedy School fellow
Cambridge, MA; CT; wherever
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
6,304 44.3%
106.profile imageJennifer Gunter

OB/GYN, appropriately confident, lasso of truth, Canadian Spice, I speak for no one but me. The Vagina Bible (bestseller! OMG). Jensplaining, NYT contributor.
San Francisco, CA
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
281,716 43.8%
107.profile imageSTAT

Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine. Make sure to sign up for our free newsletters here: buff.ly/2DJgw2p
4 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
97,357 43.8%
108.profile imageNatalie Wolchover

Physics writer and editor @QuantaMagazine. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
26,735 43.8%
109.profile imageAmy Maxmen

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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
7,051 43.8%
110.profile imageEric Michael Johnson

Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. Evolutionary Anthropology and History of Science.
Vancouver, BC
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
6,895 43.8%
111.profile imageKathleen Raven

Science writer. Currently tracking: hearing loss & suicide as a symptom & things that make you 🤔 // #FutureIsFemale //
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112.profile imageAmos Zeeberg

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11 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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113.profile imageJay Rosen

I teach journalism and direct the Studio 20 program at NYU, critique the press, direct @membershippzzle. Started blogging in 2003. Still at it.
New York City [email protected]
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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114.profile imageMatthew Herper

Writing and events at STAT. This is biology's century; Every data point has a face.
New York
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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115.profile imageIan Sample

Guardian Science editor | Bad surfer | Author of Massive, shortlisted Royal Society Science Book Prize. Leaks & whistleblows ONLY: irsampleatproton
I live by the river
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116.profile imageMary 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
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29,227 43.4%
117.profile imageMichelle Nijhuis

Editor of #LifeUpClose @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag & @NYTMag, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Author of BELOVED BEASTS, forthcoming @WWNorton. Mom @GirlBilbo.
Columbia River Gorge
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
8,119 43.4%
118.profile imageCharles Choi 🚀

I write about what happens at the edge of the world as we know it -- the area lying between the unknown and the impossible.
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,055 43.4%
119.profile imageMatthew R "Who Owns An Asteroid?" Francis

Writer of science. Wearer of jaunty hats. Help fund my science comics collection with @ScienceComic : unbound.com/books/who-owns… . He/him.
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
23,539 43.0%
120.profile imageHillary Rosner

Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,485 43.0%
121.profile imageErik Vance

Staff editor at @NYTParenting and author of Suggestible You. Connoisseur of good science and fine BS. Views are someone else's. Anyone else's.
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,188 43.0%
122.profile imageBill Nye

Science Rules! Podcast Link Below 🧪
Los Angeles, CA
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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123.profile imageLisa Grossman

Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
9,148 42.6%
124.profile imageKathryn Schulz

Staff writer at the @newyorker; author of “Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error”; at work on something new.
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
42,352 42.1%
125.profile imageRaychelle Burks

#Chemistry Blackademic in the Ivory Tower. She/they. Left Coaster in the Lone Star. Sarcastic & silly. Tweets = personal ≠ professional. In @CurlyHairMafia.
Middle of Nowhere
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
25,190 42.1%
126.profile imageNidhi Subbaraman

Senior reporter at @NatureNews. Send me tips: [email protected] Past: @buzzfeednews @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
7,545 42.1%
127.profile imageSiri Carpenter

Co-founder & editor of @Open_Notebook, @ScienceWriters president. Opinions = mine. [email protected] She/her.
Madison, Wisconsin
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,708 42.1%
128.profile imageCurtis Brainard

@SciAm Acting Editor in Chief | Former @WFSJ President & Board member
New York
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3,335 42.1%
129.profile imageCuriosity Rover

Your friendly neighborhood NASA Mars rover. Exploring the Red Planet since 2012. Team headquartered at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory 🚀 @NASAJPL
Gale Crater, Mars
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,059,508 41.7%
130.profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya

Science journalist, SF author/fan. Working on a book about John von Neumann for @allenlanebooks @wwnorton Ex- @TheEconomist, @naturenews.
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
12,595 41.7%
131.profile imageBetsy Mason

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
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
9,124 41.7%
132.profile imageRachel Nuwer

Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo & more. Author of POACHED: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking.
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
7,086 41.7%
133.profile imageNautilus

Science, culture, and philosophy for the intellectually curious. Subscribe for print and digital access.
Science Connected
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
85,245 41.3%
134.profile imageseth borenstein

Associated Press science writer, delegate reporter. [email protected] I cover Earth sciences, 2020 delegate hunt. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
14,512 41.3%
135.profile imageErika Check Hayden

My dream: to help you achieve yours. Director @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu.
Bay Area
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
9,758 41.3%
136.profile image(((Steve Mirsky)))

Editor, columnist, podcaster for @sciam magazine. Opinions expressed are my own and are subject to revision with new information. Like science.
The Bronx
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
6,901 41.3%
137.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner

Science writer whose current job is to write whatever science I can get an assignment to write.
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,742 41.3%
138.profile imageProPublica

Pursuing stories with moral force. Send us things: propub.li/2hoDS2G. Newsletter: propub.li/2LdoRh6. Also follow @ProPublicaIL. We're there, too.
New York, NY
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
834,113 40.9%
139.profile imageNieman Lab

We are the Nieman Journalism Lab, part of @niemanfdn at Harvard. We're trying to figure out the future of news.
Cambridge, Mass.
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
295,329 40.9%
140.profile imageEric Berger

Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica. I like rockets. And depots.
Houston, TX
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
49,008 40.9%
141.profile imageMichael Eisen 虫めづるマイケル

I study how flies are made & how fungi control their behavior. I fight to make science open and fair. EIC of eLife. He/him. My conflicts bit.ly/1npOeyU.
37° 14′ 6″ N, 115° 48′ 40″ W
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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142.profile imageElon Musk

10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
30,832,859 40.4%
143.profile imageAtul Gawande

Surgeon, Writer, Researcher, CEO.... havenhealthcare.com ariadnelabs.org lifebox.org
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
291,321 40.4%
144.profile imageElizabeth Kolbert

I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
38,143 40.4%
145.profile imagekelly oakes

science journalist 🚀 bylines at BBC Future, The Observer, New Scientist, etc 🌍 previously at BuzzFeed 🐱 [email protected] 💌 she/her
London via Oldham
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
7,635 40.4%
146.profile imageNsikan Akpan

Highly melanated. @NatGeo science editor | Past: @NewsHour science producer | PhD pathobiologist | YNWA | For secure communications, DM for Signal.
Washington DC
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
5,912 40.4%
147.profile imageTim De Chant ▶︎▶︎

Founder and editor, @futureproofrev, teach at @MIT_Sciwrite. Formerly @KSJatMIT, @NOVApbs.
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
3,456 40.4%
148.profile imageMaddie Stone

“Brainwashed” | Founder of @EARTH3R, former science editor @Gizmodo | Earth & environmental sciences PhD | Trekkie
Philadelphia, PA
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
17,722 40.0%
149.profile imageLou Woodley

Director @TheCSCCE. I train, support and research scientific community managers - those building networks & collaborations in STEM. #SciComm #CEFP2019 🐿
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
12,308 40.0%
150.profile imageMalcolm M. Campbell

Biologist, professor, @UofG VPR. Science, SciComm & HigherEd tweets. Often with whippets, running, thinking, gleaning those #SixIncredibleThingsBeforeBreakfast.
Guelph, Ontario
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
9,643 40.0%
151.profile imageAleszu Bajak

Science and data journalist teaching @NUjournalism • Editor @Storybench @LatAmSci • @KSJatMIT ‘14 • Alum @Undarkmag @EsquireClassic @SciFri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
7,358 40.0%
152.profile imageFrancie Diep

Staff reporter @chronicle, covering money and financing in higher ed. Appreciator of prose in all forms.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,675 40.0%
153.profile imageNews from Science

The latest stories in science, brought to you by the @sciencemagazine news team.
Washington, D.C.
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
259,443 39.6%
154.profile imageMaria Konnikova

Only @newyorker writer ever to go on leave to play pro poker. Wrote some bestsellers (amzn.to/2qmaDAe). New book is pre-order ready! bit.ly/biggestbluff
Brooklyn, NY
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
36,027 39.6%
155.profile imageBrian Malow

Science comedian, Earth. Available for off-world appearances, if transportation is provided.
Raleigh, NC
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
20,878 39.6%
156.profile imageElizabeth Lopatto

Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] Put my cat tweets on television, you cowards.
Oakland, California
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
13,064 39.6%
157.profile imageSarah Zhang

staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
11,806 39.6%
158.profile imageApoorva Mandavilli

Journalist. Founding EIC @Spectrum. Often @nytimes. Winner of 2019 Victor Cohn Prize. Co-founder @CultureDish Contact: fullnameATgmail; illo @pepboatella

10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
3,648 39.6%
159.profile imageWIRED

WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.
San Francisco/New York
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
10,421,721 39.1%
160.profile imageben goldacre

Doctor, nerd cheerleader, Bad Science person, stats geek, procrastinator. I run ebmdatalab.net at @uniofoxford making tools+papers from data [email protected]
Oxford, England
12 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
482,535 39.1%
161.profile imageMichael E. Mann

Climate Scientist, Professor & Director of the Penn State ESSC; Author of Dire Predictions, The Hockey Stick & the Climate Wars, and The Madhouse Effect
Penn State University, PA
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
145,123 39.1%
162.profile imageKendra "Gloom is My Beat" Pierre-Louis

now @nytimes past @popsci @MIT_sciwrite Working to get mayo put on the side. A The Expanse fan account. All my tweets are subtweets.
Ride or Die NYC
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
15,953 39.1%
163.profile imageAlice Bell

Co-run a climate charity. Writing a book on the history of the climate crisis. Knitter. Former journo, academic & museum worker. [email protected]
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
27,574 38.7%
164.profile imageVictoria Jaggard

Executive Editor for Science @NatGeo. Astronomy fan, coffee lover, gaming + anime geek, goth fashionista, Navy brat. Always on for karaoke.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
7,044 38.7%
165.profile imageFred Guterl

special projects editor @newsweek, formerly @sciam executive editor, author (Fate of the Species)
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,072 38.7%
166.profile imageMiriam Kramer

I write the @Axios Space newsletter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. Get in touch: [email protected] Pronouns: she/her
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
19,176 38.3%
167.profile imageMC Stardust ✨

I seem really confident and I talk about space. #lookup #TeamRadio #defectiveheartgirlsolutions 1/2 of @startorialist, opinions=mine (she/her)
Moon/New York City
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
13,352 38.3%
168.profile imagesimon frantz

Managing Editor at BBC Global News. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,825 38.3%
169.profile imageRobin Marantz Henig

Science writer, book author, adjunct prof at #SHERP @nyu_journalism, co-author with my daughter @scootes of TWENTYSOMETHING bit.ly/YRkv3Va
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,785 38.3%
170.profile imageNate Silver

Editor-in-Chief, @FiveThirtyEight. Author, The Signal and the Noise (amzn.to/QdyFYV). Sports/politics/food geek.
New York
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,217,132 37.9%
171.profile imagePopular Science

Awe-inspiring science, tech, and DIY. 146 years strong. Here's animated proof: pops.ci/146YEARS
New York
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,342,485 37.9%
172.profile imagePLOS

PLOS accelerates progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.
USA and UK
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
144,758 37.9%
173.profile imageDr. Tara C. Smith

Professor, infectious disease epidemiologist, writer, K & teen wrangler. Antibiotic resistance, zoonotic disease, scicomm, zombies. She/her. No one's sweetie.
Kent, Ohio
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
26,140 37.9%
174.profile imageShannon Stirone 💀

Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @NYTimes @washingtonpost @PopSci @ozm @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @SciAm @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area, CA
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
22,526 37.9%
175.profile imageAmanda Moon

Founder, Moon & Company: Editorial Consulting + Project Management. Former & always: @fsgbooks @basicbooks @palgrave_ @sciam
NYC & Boston
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,284 37.9%
176.profile imageChris Hadfield

Canadian Astronaut, back on Earth after 3 spaceflights. For events and media, please write to [email protected]
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,393,639 37.4%
177.profile imageNational Science Foundation

Explore #NSFfunded research that is transforming the world. / Social media policy: bit.ly/smpnsf
Alexandria, VA
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
1,161,514 37.4%
178.profile imageDr. Jonathan Foley

Climate & environmental scientist. Focused on solutions. Executive Director, Project Drawdown @ProjectDrawdown Drawdown.org My views.
San Francisco
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
52,177 37.4%
179.profile imageGeoff Brumfiel

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
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
9,383 37.4%
180.profile imageCharles Bergquist

Director of Science Friday, a public radio science program distributed by @WNYCStudios. Ask your doctor if @scifri may be right for you. Restrictions apply.
East Coast USA
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
9,272 37.4%
181.profile imagebrad plumer

Reporter at @nytclimate. On the apocalypse beat, more or less. Email me at [email protected]
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
38,674 37.0%
182.profile imageGwen Pearson

I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect education & write about science. Founder of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc 🐝 she/her/PhD
Potawatomi land, IN
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
23,102 37.0%
183.profile imageRowan Hooper

Head of Features @newscientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist; columnist for @japantimes. New book, SUPERHUMAN, out now すごい!
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
11,503 37.0%
184.profile imageBrandon Keim

Freelance journalist + writer | Nature, animals, science & environment | Author, The Eye of the Sandpiper goo.gl/cn6c1y | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
Bangor, ME
12 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
8,782 37.0%
185.profile imageBrian Vastag

Former Washington Post science reporter, now disabled. Contributor, The Science Writers' Handbook. Living a quiet life on a quiet island.
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
5,229 37.0%
186.profile imageSophie Bushwick

Science writer, podcast & video producer, etc. Also Technology Editor at @SciAm
New York, NY
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,177 37.0%
187.profile imageCassandra Willyard

Freelance science writer in Madison, WI. I love long walks, sunsets, and infectious diseases. The more neglected, the better.
Madison, WI
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,785 37.0%
188.profile imageJennifer Bogo

Science journalist. Penguin enthusiast. Fan of Mars habitats but think Earth is worth saving. VP, Content at @audubonsociety. Formerly orbited @popsci @popmech.
New York
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,715 37.0%
189.profile imageRadiolab

Radiolab is a show about curiosity from @WNYCStudios.
multiple universes
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
276,560 36.6%
190.profile imageAeon

Aeon is a magazine of ideas and culture. We publish in-depth essays, incisive articles, and a mix of original and curated videos - free to all. Visit: aeon.co
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
147,644 36.6%
191.profile imageKyle Hill

I explore science on TV and the internet. Host/EP @BecauseScience. Business: kylehill.net. Insta: Sci_Phile. LATEST VIDEO 👇🔥
Los Angeles
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
94,427 36.6%
192.profile imageHope Jahren

author of the best-selling LAB GIRL *watch for THE STORY OF MORE out in March 2020 (Vintage)
A good ways north of North
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
38,154 36.6%
193.profile imageAlex Wild

Photographer. Curator of Entomology at the University of Texas at Austin. Personal account.
Austin, Texas
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
24,556 36.6%
194.profile imageCarin Anne Bondar

Adj Prof of Biology at UFV. Media aIl over. I put science in media when no one is looking. Ambivert. Spectrum. I control my twitter destiny. B KIND.
British Columbia, Canada
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
22,673 36.6%
195.profile imageDoug 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 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
6,898 36.6%
196.profile imageThe New York Times

News tips? Share them here: nyti.ms/2FVHq9v "The Weekly" is our new TV series. Episodes air Sundays at 10 p.m. on FX and on Hulu the next day.
New York City
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
44,963,823 36.2%
197.profile imageAndrew Freedman

Weather/Climate at The Washington Post. Send tips: [email protected] | Encrypted: [email protected] | Open DMs | @axios, @mashable alum
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
173,266 36.2%
198.profile imageEmily Graslie 🌸🐝

Chief Curiosity Correspondent @FieldMuseum, Creator of youtube.com/thebrainscoop, in production on Prehistoric Road Trip for @PBS. Nature's #1 Fan. she/her
Chicago, IL
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
93,769 36.2%
199.profile imageMaia Szalavitz

Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
New York
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
23,428 36.2%
200.profile imageLiz Landau

@NASAJPL Senior Storyteller. Freelance writer. Ex @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views my own. RTs ≠ endorsements https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
10,846 36.2%
201.profile imageGeorge Musser

contributing editor for Scientific American, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to String Theory and Spooky Action at a Distance
New York
12 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
8,644 36.2%
202.profile imagePhilip Yam

Science editor, writer. Editor-in-Chief, Simons Foundation. President, AAJA-NY 2013-2017. Former @SciAm managing editor. Book author. My views
New York
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
4,439 36.2%
203.profile imageSusannah Locke

Special projects editor @voxdotcom, formerly @popsci, @sciam, tnghaikus.com. [email protected]
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,239 36.2%
204.profile imageThe Onion

America's Finest News Source.
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
11,395,049 35.7%
205.profile imageHelen Branswell

Sr writer, infectious diseases & global health for @statnews. I block rude. Nieman ‘11. #flu #Ebola, #nCov-2019, polio, #AMR #measles. 🇨🇦
Boston, MA
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
32,277 35.7%
206.profile imageDavid Grinspoon

Astrobiologist, Author, Musician. 👽🚀🎸🎵🌎❤️
Biosphere One
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
24,965 35.7%
207.profile imageMark Henderson

Director of Communications, the Wellcome Trust. Views mine not the Trust's. Author of The Geek Manifesto & 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
17,470 35.7%
208.profile imageMarc Abrahams

editor of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine, organizer of the Ig Nobel Prizes. Also see: @ImprobResearch
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
10,013 35.7%
209.profile imageCharles Seife

Journalist, author, NYU professor, debunker of 'alternative facts.' (Pronouns: he/him/his.)
New York City
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
9,839 35.7%
210.profile imageEwen Callaway

Immigrant. Journalist at Nature. Mostly just listening.
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
5,453 35.7%
211.profile imageJennifer Frazer

Freelance science writer, author of The Artful Amoeba at Scientific American, Under-Loved Lifeform Enthusiast, and poker/prodder of misc. slimy things.
Colorado's Front Range
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,045 35.7%
212.profile imageEzra Klein

Founder and editor-at-large, Vox.com. "Why We're Polarized," coming January: Whywerepolarized.com Podcasts: applepodcasts.com/ezraklein
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
2,544,036 35.3%
213.profile imageReuters Science News

From newly charted astronomical anomalies at the far reaches of the universe to the rise of nanotechnology, nobody covers science like Reuters.com.
11 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
903,593 35.3%
214.profile imageJad Abumrad

Radiolab, More Perfect, Dolly Parton's America, music, other stuff. When I tweet it's just me.
Brooklyn, NY
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
310,732 35.3%
215.profile imageNicholas Thompson

Editor in Chief of @wired. Contributor @cbsnews. Author of The Hawk and the Dove.
New York
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
113,123 35.3%
216.profile imageDr. David Shiffman

Marine conservation biologist and science writer. Scientific and environmental consultant. Postdoctoral researcher at @ASU @ASUinDC Blogger at @sfriedscience
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
46,703 35.3%
217.profile imageMoheb Costandi

Neuroscientist/ freelance writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press, 2016) and 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus, 2013).
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
38,390 35.3%
218.profile imageJoel Achenbach

The Washington Post; Achenblog; Why Things Are; Captured By Aliens; The Grand Idea; A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea
Washington DC
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
10,059 35.3%
219.profile imageAnna Kuchment

The Dallas Morning News science writer, Scientific American editor, and author of The Forgotten Cure (Copernicus Books; 2012), about phages. Views are my own.
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,078 35.3%
220.profile imageVaughan Bell

Neuropsychologist and associate professor at UCL. Clinical psychologist in the NHS. Occasional writer. Interested in people. Views my own.
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
50,480 34.9%
221.profile imageLoren Grush

Senior science reporter at @verge, covering all things space. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts. [email protected]
New York, NY
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
38,576 34.9%
222.profile imageAndrew Thaler

Marine Science and Conservation at Blackbeard Biologic. Deep-sea ecology. Population genetics. Underwater robots. The deep sea is Earth's last great wilderness.
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
25,998 34.9%
223.profile imageAntonio Regalado

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]
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
16,994 34.9%
224.profile imageOliver Morton

Author of The Moon: A History for the Future medium.com/@Eaterofsun/th… Views not discernible from RTs
Greenwich, UK
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
9,753 34.9%
225.profile imageMary Beth Griggs

Science Editor @VergeScience. Formerly @PopSci. Tweets are my own.
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
4,007 34.9%
226.profile imageBrendan Borrell

Correspondent @outsidemagazine Contributing writer @hakaimagazine @spectrum Also keeping busy @natgeo @theatlantic @audubonsociety
Los Angeles, CA
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,389 34.9%
227.profile imageSpaceX

SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches the world’s most advanced rockets and spacecraft
Hawthorne, CA
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228.profile imageNature

International weekly journal of science. Editorials, News & Views, Comment, Careers and primary research coverage here. For news, please see @NatureNews.
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229.profile imageLongreads

The world's best stories, since 2009. Use #longreads to share your favorites. Part of the @Automattic @WordPressdotcom family.
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boss lady
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Big ideas in science and math. Because you want to know more. Launched by @SimonsFdn. Newsletter: bit.ly/2KDcAoA
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