Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds

Updated: 2018-Mar-15 17:41 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
I Contain Multitudes
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
133,408 85.1%
2.profile imageCarl Zimmer

@nytimes columnist. New book: "She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity" May 2018 bit.ly/SheHasHerMothe…
She Has Her Mother's Laugh
A Planet of Viruses
Evolution: Making Sense of Life
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
278,071 78.7%
3.profile imageVirginia Hughes

Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. DM for Signal #
Brooklyn, NY
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
31,561 74.5%
4.profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker

Professional nerd & question asker. Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Kansan still adjusting to Minnesota tree density. DM for Signal.
Before the Lights Go Out
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing
Minneapolis, MN
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
28,087 74.5%
5.profile imageAlexandra Witze

Correspondent for Nature. Reach me: witzescience-at-gmail-dot-com, or for secure correspondence, awitze-at-protonmail-dot-com.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
18,327 73.9%
6.profile imageDeborah Blum

Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
The Poison Squad
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science and Nat...
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
32,469 73.4%
7.profile imageDavid Dobbs

I write for The Atlantic, NatGeo, PacificStand, Undark, etal. Mostly on how science & med work - or fail. Ping me. Anonymous tipbox at j.mp/dobbsanon
All over
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
35,085 72.9%
8.profile imageLaura Helmuth

Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
24,327 72.3%
9.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
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
1,891,710 70.2%
10.profile imageIvan Oransky

Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; president, @AHCJ. That's a bear cub that walked up to our window.
Northampton, MA
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
31,158 70.2%
11.profile imageSteve Silberman

Author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, NYT bestseller and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize. Photo by Tanya Rosen-Jones.
San Francisco
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
92,636 69.1%
12.profile imageMaryn McKenna

@WIRED Ideas columnist, @SchusterInst fellow, journalism, books, TED | [email protected] | New: BIG CHICKEN (also PLUCKED) on antibiotics, farming, health
Big Chicken
Beating Back the Devil
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
36,766 69.1%
13.profile imageJennifer Ouellette

Jen-Luc Piquant is the faux-French avatar of science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Past Gizmodo science editor. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Me, Myself, and Why
The Best Science Writing Online 2...
The Calculus Diaries
Los Angeles, CA
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
34,086 67.0%
14.profile imageMariette DiChristina

Editor in Chief & Senior VP, @sciam. Director, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Nature Research. All opinions expressed are my own. RTs are not endorsements.
New York
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
20,816 65.4%
15.profile imageDave Mosher

Baby daddy. Journalist. Science & tech correspondent at @businessinsider. @healthnewsrevu-er. Previously: @PopSci / @Wired. Gaffes = mine. RT = 🤔 Dogs = best
New York, NY
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
19,703 64.9%
16.profile imageSci Curious

Staff writer @SNStudents, writer at @ScienceNews, podcaster @sci4thepeople. Opinions my own. In my free time, I run long distances.
Science Blogging
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
59,523 64.4%
17.profile imageScientific American

Awesome discoveries. Expert insights. Science that shapes the world.
New York City, NY, USA
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,570,707 63.8%
18.profile imageAlexis C. Madrigal

staff writer @TheAtlantic | visiting scholar @BerkeleyISchool | in the real world, these just people with ideas | Mexican, Oakland, Earthseed
Oakland, CA
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
203,578 63.8%
19.profile imageAndy Revkin

Pursuing progress on a finite, fast-forward, noisy planet.The rest? Family, friends, hikes, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
81,806 62.8%
20.profile imageNadia Drake

Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
23,731 62.8%
21.profile imageRobin Lloyd

senior writer @undarkmag covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
10,640 62.2%
22.profile imageBarack Obama

Dad, husband, President, citizen.
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
100,853,631 61.7%
23.profile imageSeth Mnookin

I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
35,596 61.2%
24.profile imageBrendan Maher

Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
12,545 61.2%
25.profile imageChristie Aschwanden

Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
12,454 60.6%
26.profile imageNeil deGrasse Tyson

New York City
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
12,072,355 60.1%
27.profile imageWIRED Science

Bringing the radiothermally generated heat. The team: @KatieMPalmer, @JetJocko, @rtg0nzalez, @MeganMolteni, and @MrMattSimon.
San Francisco, California
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,098,670 60.1%
28.profile imageCorey S. Powell

Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Contributing editor at @aeonmag, @discovermag, and @AmSciMag. Science-curious.
Brooklyn, NY
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
72,667 60.1%
29.profile imageAmy Harmon

New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
The Smallest Part
Making Faces
New York, NY
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
17,017 59.6%
30.profile imageThomas Levenson

Author, The Hunt for Vulcan and Newton and the Counterfeiter; writer and professor of Science Writing at MIT; occasional @GlobeIdeas columnist.
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
12,327 59.6%
31.profile imageRachel “The Yellow Dart” Feltman

Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Professional GIF curator // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
19,173 59.0%
32.profile imageNYT Science

Science, Medicine, Environment, Space and Cosmos. Sync your calendar with the solar system: nyti.ms/2ECMtej
New York, NY
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,158,398 58.5%
33.profile imageJonathan Eisen, Guardian of Microbial Diversity 💥🔆

Prof @UCDavis Guardian of Microbial Diversity; #OpenScience #STEMDiversity #RedSox #Barca; phylogenomics.me May the Microbes be Ever in Your Favor ✴️💥🥜⚙️🔆
Davis, CA
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
48,970 58.5%
34.profile imageDan Vergano

BuzzFeed News science desk in Washington D.C. Contact: [email protected] PGP key: tinyurl.com/glfk7xo Secure tips: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
16,778 58.5%
35.profile imagePhil Plait

SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My Bad Astronomy blog: syfy.com/badastronomy I use "likes" for bookmarks. No endorsement implied.
Bad Astronomy
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
623,642 58.0%
36.profile image(((John Rennie)))

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
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
9,333 58.0%
37.profile imageSean Carroll

Physicist and author at Caltech. Married to @JenLucPiquant. In favor of truth and kindness.
Los Angeles
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
182,120 57.4%
38.profile imageBrian Switek

Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys (coming 2019). @SciAmBlogs writer. Furry self: @RileyBlackCat
The T Rex Handbook
Prehistoric Predators
My Beloved Brontosaurus
Where the fossils are.
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
24,912 57.4%
39.profile imageLizNeeley

Executive Director of The @Story_Collider. Mixing a love of science, storytelling, journalism, & #scicomm studies with a passion for gorgeous design.
Washington DC area
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
16,574 57.4%
40.profile imageEmily Anthes

Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Frankenstein's Cat
Instant Egghead Guide
Brooklyn, NY
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,194 57.4%
41.profile imageKatie Mack

(a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of airplane food
Raleigh, NC
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
263,014 56.4%
42.profile imageAnnalee Newitz

Writing some books about science and history. Author of Autonomous. Founder of io9. Editor-at-large for Ars Technica. Eater of noodles. She/they.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
31,329 56.4%
43.profile imageScience Friday

Brain fun for curious people. Hosted by @iraflatow.
New York, New York
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
781,309 55.9%
44.profile imageRebecca Skloot

Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science Writing...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...
Berkeley, CA
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
46,895 55.9%
45.profile imageBrooke Borel

Host @MethodsPodcast. Ed-at-large @undarkmag. Instructor @bkbrains & @nyu_journalism. Books: Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Show me your facts
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
7,721 55.9%
46.profile imageThe Open Notebook

Articles on science journalism craft, story annotations, writer interviews, a database of pitch letters & more. theopennotebook.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
7,586 55.9%
47.profile imageAlan Boyle

Aerospace and science editor @GeekWire. Longtime blogger @CosmicLog. Author of "The Case for Pluto." Links/RTs ≠ endorsements
The Case for Pluto
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
32,785 55.3%
48.profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷

host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 shorter than you expected 〰〰 formerly @30for30 podcasts 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🔮 🚀
What Future 2018
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
16,487 55.3%
49.profile imageNew Scientist

The best place to find out what’s new in science – and why it matters. To subscribe go to: https://t.co/M4DdnmRv4N
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,382,547 54.8%
50.profile imageChristopher Mims 🎆

Tech columnist at @WSJ. I ask the dumb questions so you don't have to.
Baltimore, MD
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
73,237 54.8%
51.profile imageEmily '2018 Had Best Step Up' Willingham🏁

Journalist. Expatriated Texan. Cranky but cheerful. I curate things, write and edit things, and build newsletter things. Executive function volume: 11.
The World
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
11,866 54.8%
52.profile imageKatherine H. Courage

Science writer. @SciAm. @CSUNaturalSci. Etc. Author of OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R & forthcoming book about the microbiome + food. Runner. Gardener. Nerd.
Longmont, CO
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
9,214 54.8%
53.profile imagePeter Aldhous

Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
6,475 54.8%
54.profile imageJohn Timmer

Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.
The big city
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
9,424 54.3%
55.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.
Five Billion Years of Solitude
New York City
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,707 54.3%
56.profile imageDavid Biello

Dispatches from the future present. Me: Science curator @TEDtalks, book The Unnatural World, et cetera, et cetera...
The Unnatural World
Technology Blueprints of the Futu...
Bullet Trains
New York, NY
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
13,748 53.7%
57.profile imageMichael Moyer

Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
7,436 53.7%
58.profile imageDan Fagin

Professing journalism, directing SHERP @ NYU. Wrote Toms River, winner of '14 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser. Discontinue if irritation occurs.
Toms River
Toxic Deception
New York
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
7,014 53.7%
59.profile imageChris Mooney

Energy and environment writer at @washingtonpost, also tweeting at @postgreen. Views are my own.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
30,026 53.2%
60.profile imageKaren James

Rogue scientist (DNA barcoding, nanopore sequencing, #citizenscience), outdoorswoman, astronaut hopeful, intersectional feminist, all works in progress
Wabanaki land / Bar Harbor, ME
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
27,711 53.2%
61.profile imageBen Lillie

Founder of @caveatnyc. Also co-founder of The Story Collider (@story_collider) and former writer for TED.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
7,404 52.7%
62.profile imagePaul Raeburn

Journalist. Author. Producer, Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. Passionate about journalism. Excited about comedy.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,028 52.7%
63.profile imageEmily Lakdawalla

Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, writer, public speaker. Writing a book on Curiosity mission. Asteroid 274860.
The Design and Engineering of Cur...
Pasadena, CA
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
144,407 52.1%
64.profile imageJoanne Manaster

Read Science! host, book lover, biology lecturer, former international model, STEM advocate. Mashable says my tweets will make you smarter
University of Illinois-Urbana
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
60,816 52.1%
65.profile imageKate Wong

Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
Lucy's Legacy
New York City
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
11,375 52.1%
66.profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer

Science journalist. Columnist @Slate, contributing editor @SciAm. 2018 NYU visiting scholar & Alicia Patterson fellow. 2017 National Magazine Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
8,103 52.1%
67.profile imageAzeen Ghorayshi

science reporter @BuzzFeedNews // fairly certain I've watched more fly sex than you // [email protected] // open DMs // PGP: goo.gl/39mOXN
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
6,143 52.1%
68.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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
1,124,237 51.6%
69.profile imageNancy Shute

Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
12,276 51.6%
70.profile imageDavid Quammen

Author of Spillover, The Song of the Dodo, and Yellowstone: A Journey.... Contributing Writer for @NatGeo.
The Tangled Tree
The Chimp and the River
Bozeman, Montana
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
9,383 51.6%
71.profile imageAdam Rogers

Deputy Editor/Wired. Science and geekery. Wrote Proof: The Science of Booze. Kraka-thoom.
Proof: The Science of Booze
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
14,080 51.1%
72.profile imageEric Michael Johnson

Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. The Primate Diaries (@primatediaries), Slate and Scientific American. E-mail: [email protected]
Vancouver, BC
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
6,938 51.1%
73.profile imageAmos Zeeberg

Freelance science and technology journalist. No job is too big; no fee is too big.
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
2,627 51.1%
74.profile imageNASA

Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA. We usually post in EST (UTC-5)
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
28,830,781 50.5%
75.profile imageDNLee

#NewProf, Mammalogist, Diversity & Access to STEM, Unapologetically Intersectional, Mama Panyabuku, TED Fellow, NatGeo Emerging Explorer
Midwest, US; Tanzania, Africa
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
26,315 50.5%
76.profile imageKate Clancy

Associate professor at the University of Illinois. Bioanth, repro health, sexual harassment in science are my jam. Roller derby & @periodpodcast2 in spare time.
Urbana, IL
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
12,502 50.0%
77.profile imagedavid kroll

Science, music, medicine writer @forbeshealth, sometimes @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature (legal and not), drug safety, interactions. Gator pharmacology PhD
Durham, NC, Clarksville, VA
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
11,351 50.0%
78.profile imageHillary Rosner

Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
5,378 50.0%
79.profile imageRoss Andersen

Senior Editor at @TheAtlantic, overseeing the science, tech, and health sections; previously Deputy Editor at @aeonmag; email: ross[at]theatlantic[dot]com
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
14,229 49.5%
80.profile imageMatt Shipman

I write about sci/tech/health. I like food. I dislike bullies. My book on science PR: press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book…
Raleigh, NC
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,137 49.5%
81.profile imageRobert Lee Hotz

I cover science matters for The Wall Street Journal. Distinguished Writer in Residence @nyu_journalism. President of The Alicia Patterson Foundation.
New York
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
5,421 49.5%
82.profile imageSTAT

Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine. Get ahead of the day's news with our newsletters: statnews.com/signup
2 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
73,796 48.9%
83.profile imageChristie Wilcox

Author of Venomous (amzn.to/1Y9WwIm) & Science Sushi (bit.ly/1SOOe5F); Editor for @SciShow; Cell & Molec PhD; @BuehlerSciWri’s partner; Mom
Washington, USA
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
19,826 48.9%
84.profile imageAatish Bhatia

Science writer, physicist, tinkerer, teacher. Trying to make the most of a brief time in a wondrous universe.
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
13,794 48.9%
85.profile imageFerris Jabr

contributing writer, @NYTmag and @sciam
Portland, OR
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
11,546 48.9%
86.profile imageKathleen (Frey) Raven

Science writer, Yale Medicine // Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine // Hearing-impaired & proud of it. Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
6,084 48.9%
87.profile imageMaria Popova

Reader. Writer.
Brooklyn, NY
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
864,436 47.9%
88.profile imageJason G. Goldman

Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Bylines @SciAm @Biographic @BBCEarth @NatGeo & more. @SciCommCamp & @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder. Scientist to the stars.
Science Blogging
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
15,912 47.9%
89.profile imageColin Schultz

News editor @HakaiMagazine. Pitch me a story: Someone doing something for a reason. Don't pitch me press releases. [email protected]
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
5,078 47.9%
90.profile imageDiscover Magazine

The best science magazine, in print and online
Between gluons and galaxies
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
1,154,724 47.3%
91.profile imageThe NPR Science Desk

Science news, commentary and conversation from NPR.
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
252,632 47.3%
92.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
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
27,476 47.3%
93.profile imageScienceWriters

With more than 2,000 members, the National Association of Science Writers fosters the dissemination of accurate information regarding science.
Berkeley, CA
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
21,196 47.3%
94.profile imageGuardian Science

Science, health and environment news from the @Guardian. Plus, independent comment and analysis from our network of expert science bloggers
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
1,080,732 46.8%
95.profile imageMatthew Herper

Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
80,548 46.8%
96.profile imageAlok Jha

Science journalist • @WellcomeTrust fellow • Author, The Water Book https://t.co/lySv8Xl9zt • https://t.co/fDefJYnSAE • https://t.co/mFo1Zv4Hci
How to Live Forever
50 Ways the World Could End
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
30,439 46.8%
97.profile imageErika Check Hayden

Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
9,483 46.8%
98.profile imageNicholas St. Fleur

Award-winning science journalist. Covering archaeology, paleontology, space and quirky animal stories. Passionate about diversity in STEM. @nytimes
[email protected]
5 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
7,018 46.8%
99.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
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
6,051 46.8%
100.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.
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,778 46.8%
101.profile imageHannah Waters

science and environmental writer. senior associate editor, climate change @audubonsociety. Pitch me: [email protected]
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
8,278 46.3%
102.profile imageEric Holthaus

Meteorologist | Staff writer @grist | Visiting scholar @umnione | Co-host @ourwarmregards | Ambassador @The_Corres | dad, husband, beekeeper, game maker.
Minnesota, USA
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
412,423 45.7%
103.profile imageJay Rosen

I teach journalism and direct the Studio 20 program at NYU, critique the press, direct @membershippzzle. 'Ambassador' for @decorrespondent's expansion to US.
New York City [email protected]
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
230,420 45.7%
104.profile imageMatthew R Francis

Writer of physics and astronomy. Wearer of jaunty hats. Tryin' to publish a novel. Proud Rebel scum. Avatar by @ScienceComic .
Cleveland, OH
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
15,763 45.7%
105.profile imageseth borenstein

Associated Press science writer. [email protected] I cover Earth & other sciences, disasters & more. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
13,012 45.7%
106.profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya

Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
12,238 45.7%
107.profile imageCurtis Brainard

@SciAm Digital Content Manager | President @WFSJ
New York
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2015-Aug-30)
3,337 45.7%
108.profile imageElon Musk

8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
20,354,905 45.2%
109.profile imageIan Sample

The Guardian's Science editor, planet's worst surfer and author of Massive, shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Science Book Prize.
I live by the river
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
47,327 45.2%
110.profile imageLou Woodley

Community Engagement @trelliscience & Program Director @AAAS Community Engagement Fellows #CEFP2017. Lives in the UX. #OpenScience, #SciComm, squirrels!🐿
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
11,985 45.2%
111.profile imageNational Geographic

Since its inception nearly 130 years ago, the core purpose of National Geographic has been to further the knowledge and awareness of our world.
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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115.profile imagekelly oakes

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117.profile imageJoe Hanson

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119.profile imageAmanda Moon

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120.profile imageAmy Maxmen

I write about evolution, biotech & everything in between at Nature. Former freelancer at Newsweek, National Geographic, Wired & other outlets. Views are my own.
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122.profile imageThe New Yorker

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New York, NY
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282,235 43.1%
125.profile imageErik Vance

Easily distracted science journalist. Writer of magazine stories and author of the book Suggestible You. Views are someone else's. Anyone else's.
Mexico City
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Bill Nye Saves the World Season 2, Part 1 now streaming on Netflix.
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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127.profile imageNate Silver

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New York
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130.profile imageJacquelyn Gill

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28,818 42.6%
131.profile imageMichael Fe3+

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132.profile imageTim De Chant

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Cambridge, MA
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133.profile imageSiri Carpenter

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Madison, Wisconsin
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2,644 42.6%
134.profile imageRobin Marantz Henig

Science journalist, immediate past prez of NASW @sciencewriters, co-author with my daughter @scootes of TWENTYSOMETHING bit.ly/YRkv3V
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Your friendly neighborhood NASA Mars rover. Exploring the Red Planet since 2012. Team headquartered at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory 🚀 @NASAJPL
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136.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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,791,583 42.0%
137.profile imageProPublica

Pursuing stories with moral force. Send us things: propub.li/2hoDS2G. Newsletter: propub.li/2yHtb4z. Also follow @ProPublicaIL. We're there, too.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
723,465 42.0%
138.profile imageNews from Science

The latest stories in science, brought to you by the @sciencemagazine news team.
Washington, D.C.
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139.profile imageKathryn Schulz

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NY / MD / on the road
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38,626 42.0%
140.profile imageMaria Konnikova

Writer @newyorker. Author, The Confidence Game (amzn.to/2n8vs3G), Mastermind (amzn.to/2o6R9jA). Host @thegriftpodcast. Now: poker w/ @pokerstars
New York, NY
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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141.profile imageBrian Malow

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

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142.profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross

Correspondent, VICE News Tonight • Climate/Science • Tips: [email protected] | Secure: [email protected], DM for Signal digits
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8,423 42.0%
143.profile imageErin Biba

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13,274 41.5%
144.profile imageUndark Magazine

Non-profit & editorially independent. Exploring #science as a frequently wondrous, sometimes contentious, and occasionally troubling byproduct of human culture.
Cambridge, MA
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145.profile imageMarc Abrahams

editor of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine, organizer of the Ig Nobel Prizes. Also see: @ImprobResearch
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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146.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner

Science writer whose current job is to write whatever I can get an assignment to write.
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147.profile imageAtul Gawande

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148.profile imageAlice Bell

I work for a climate charity. But this is me, not them. PhD in science communication and too many years working in universities and museums.
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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149.profile imageMalcolm M. Campbell

Biologist, professor, @UofG VPR. Science, SciComm & HigherEd tweets. Often with whippets, running, thinking, gleaning those #SixIncredibleThingsBeforeBreakfast.
Guelph, Ontario
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9,486 41.0%
150.profile imageGeoff Brumfiel

I'm an editor for @nprscience. Also into nukes. I've got my own Geiger counter and everything. securedrop.npr.org
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151.profile imagePhilip Yam

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New York
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4,251 41.0%
152.profile imageRebecca Boyle

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Saint Louis, MO
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153.profile imagePLOS

PLOS accelerates progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Tweets by @sarakassabian @VCostelloBlogs
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154.profile imageMaia Szalavitz

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155.profile imageRaychelle Burks

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156.profile imageAleszu Bajak

Science journalist • Teach and manage grad programs @NUjournalism • Fellow @Ksjatmit • Founder @Storybench @LatAmSci • Alum @Undarkmag @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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158.profile imageJad Abumrad

I make Radiolab and some music too. When I tweet it's just me.
Brooklyn, NY
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321,009 39.9%
159.profile imageKyle Hill

I explore science on TV and the internet. Science editor @Nerdist. Host/EP @BecauseScience. Business: kylehill.net. Insta: Sci_Phile. LATEST VIDEO 👇🔥
Los Angeles
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160.profile imageEric Berger

Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica. I like rockets.
Houston, TX
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162.profile imageHelen Branswell

Senior writer, infectious diseases & global health, @statnews, statnews.com. I block rude. #flu #Zika, #Ebola, #polio, #AMR. Neiman '11.
Boston, MA
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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163.profile imageBrandon Keim

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164.profile imageKaryn Traphagen

Cultivating Curiosity.
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Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
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167.profile imageCharles Seife

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New York City
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Kent, Ohio
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15,424 39.4%
169.profile imageRachel Nuwer

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7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
5,556 39.4%
170.profile imageCassandra Willyard

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Madison, WI
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7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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172.profile imageMark Henderson

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8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
17,329 38.8%
173.profile imageMC Stardust ✨ Inclusion Rider 4 Life

Astrophysicist by day and all around rock-it scientist whenever I get my act together. Tweets are my own opinions. Intersectional or GTFO. 1/2 of @startorialist
Moon/New York City
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174.profile imagełopatologia

Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] She/her
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175.profile imageMichael E. Mann

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Penn State University, PA
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66,380 38.3%
176.profile imageDavid Bradley

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Cambridge, UK
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
45,289 38.3%
177.profile imageVaughan Bell

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44,489 38.3%
178.profile imageRowan Hooper

Managing editor @newscientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist; columnist for @japantimes. New book, SUPERHUMAN, out 2018 すごい!
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
9,946 38.3%
179.profile imageWIRED

WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.
San Francisco/New York
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
10,359,718 37.8%
180.profile imageBora Zivkovic

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181.profile imageLeonid Kruglyak

Geneticist. Professor @UCLA. @Strava addict. Occasional mountaineer. Analyzing large datasets since long before #BigData became cool. My tweets are my own.
Santa Monica Mtns, probably
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
16,777 37.8%
182.profile imageJanet D. Stemwedel

Philosopher, lapsed chemist, Forbes contributor. Previously: Scientific American, ScienceBlogs. forbes.com/sites/janetste…
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12,446 37.8%
183.profile imageJoel Achenbach

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Washington DC
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
9,837 37.8%
184.profile imageOliver Morton

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Greenwich, UK
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
8,681 37.8%
185.profile imageErin Podolak

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Boston, MA
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,024 37.8%
186.profile imageJennifer Bogo

Science journalist. Penguin enthusiast. Fan of Mars habitats but think Earth is worth saving. Deputy editor at @audubonmag. Formerly orbited @popsci @popmech.
New York
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2,657 37.8%
187.profile imagePopular Science

Awe-inspiring science, tech, and DIY. 145 years strong. || #FatMonth: We're investigating the fat in our foods, bodies, and ecosystems bit.ly/2CwYv7N
New York
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
1,263,355 37.2%
188.profile imageLongreads

The world's best stories, since 2009. Use #longreads to share your favorites. Part of the @Automattic @WordPressdotcom family.
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
264,010 37.2%
189.profile imageKatharine Hayhoe

Not suspicious, just Canadian. Climate scientist, @TTUCSC director, polisci prof, knitter, pastor's wife, mom. TIME+ForeignPolicy100. First in line for cloning.
Texas Tech University
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
48,595 37.2%
190.profile imageJamie Vernon

Science advocate & champion of evidence-based decision making. Husband, Dad, Citizen, Scientist, @SigmaXiCEO.
Raleigh, NC
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
6,881 37.2%
191.profile imageLisa Grossman

Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
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6,289 37.2%
192.profile imageAllie Wilkinson

Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
6,233 37.2%
193.profile imageDavid Harris

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Brisbane, Australia
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,056 37.2%
194.profile imageBrendan Borrell

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Los Angeles, CA
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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195.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.
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
118,815 36.7%
196.profile imageCara Santa Maria

#SciComm FTW | Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @BillNyeSaves @NatGeoChannel
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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197.profile imageCarmen Drahl

Covering chemistry and editing stories for @cenmag. Bylines @Forbes @DCist @SciAm @thinkfoodgroup. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Tuits en inglés y español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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198.profile imageGeorge Musser

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10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
7,671 36.7%
199.profile imageVictoria Jaggard 💀

Senior science editor @NatGeo. Space fan, gaming geek, goth fashionista, Navy brat. Pitch me astro, paleo, biotech: victoria dot jaggard at natgeo dot com
Washington, DC
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,268 36.7%
200.profile imageCharlie Petit

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Berkeley CA
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1,758 36.7%
201.profile imageThe New York Times

Where the conversation begins. Follow for breaking news, special reports, RTs of our journalists and more. Visit nyti.ms/2FVHq9v to share news tips.
New York City
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41,412,303 36.2%
202.profile imageThe Onion

America's Finest News Source.
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203.profile imageSteven Pinker

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Boston, MA
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204.profile imagebrad plumer

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Washington, DC
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29,653 36.2%
205.profile imageDavid Grinspoon

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25,549 36.2%
206.profile imageMatter

We make stuff.
New York, NY
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23,998 36.2%
207.profile imageMika McKinnon

Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.
West Coast
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21,757 36.2%
208.profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum

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Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
8,664 36.2%
209.profile imageDoug Main

writer. journalist. i cover science & things wild/extraordinary & little-known. i like ampersands. douglasmain @ gmail
Brooklyn, NY
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,619 36.2%
210.profile imageClifton Wiens

Then: Nat Geo. Now: I walk. I write. Drama set in 1876 Wash DC in development. Modern times, as it were.
Instagram clifton_wiens
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3,932 36.2%
211.profile imageJamie Shreeve

Deputy Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Washington DC and Bellport NY
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
1,698 36.2%
212.profile imageNational Science Fdn

Where Discoveries Begin. Social media policy: bit.ly/smpnsf
Alexandria, VA
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
1,089,715 35.6%
213.profile imageRadiolab

Radiolab is a show about curiosity from @WNYCStudios.
multiple universes
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266,693 35.6%
214.profile imageAm Geophysical Union

Official account of the American Geophysical Union, the world's largest organization of Earth and space scientists. Tweets do not imply endorsement.
Washington, DC
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49,864 35.6%
215.profile imageElizabeth Kolbert

I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
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30,641 35.6%
216.profile imageMartin F. Robbins

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Maidenhead, UK
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
26,796 35.6%
217.profile imageGwen Pearson🐜🐛

I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach and write about science. Part of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc 🐝 she/her
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
18,544 35.6%
218.profile imageJennifer Frazer

Freelance science writer, blogger at The Artful Amoeba for Scientific American, Under-Loved Lifeform Enthusiast, and poker/prodder of misc. slimy things.
Colorado's Front Range
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,868 35.6%
219.profile imageVeronique Greenwood

Odds and ends, bric-a-brac, scientific paraphernalia. Writer for The Atlantic, The New York Times, BBC Future, and others.
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
3,252 35.6%
220.profile imageFrancie Diep

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7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,168 35.6%
221.profile imageAnna Kuchment

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7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
2,652 35.6%
222.profile imageapoorva mandavilli

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8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,225 35.6%
223.profile imageEzra Klein

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9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,427,298 35.1%
224.profile imageNicholas Thompson

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90,440 35.1%
225.profile imageDr Adam Rutherford

Back off man, I'm a scientist ** currently in writing purdah ** bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03…
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51,258 35.1%
226.profile imageScott Hensley

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Washington, D.C.
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31,933 35.1%
227.profile imageAlex Wild

Curator of Entomology at the University of Texas at Austin.
Austin, Texas
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
18,825 35.1%
228.profile imageMiriam Kramer

Deputy science editor reporting on space for @Mashable. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. [email protected] DMs open and also a mess.
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
14,230 35.1%
229.profile imageMichele Banks

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Washington, DC
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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230.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.
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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231.profile imageJennifer Gunter

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232.profile imageHope Jahren

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23,874 34.6%
233.profile imageAndrew Thaler

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Maryland, USA
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
21,228 34.6%
234.profile imagePeter Edmonds

Work in astronomy publicity after surviving an astrophysics PhD & postdocs. Interested in science & scicomm. Opinions are mine & RTs aren't always endorsements.
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,097 34.6%
235.profile imageJohn Matson

words about code @datadoghq
Nevada City, CA
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2,398 34.6%
236.profile imageHillary Clinton

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New York, NY
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237.profile imageSpaceX

SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches the world’s most advanced rockets and spacecraft.
Hawthorne, CA
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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238.profile imageCERN

#CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is the world's largest particle physics lab, home of the #LHC. French: @CERN_FR
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,575,927 34.0%
239.profile imageLiz Szabo

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Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
63,897 34.0%
240.profile imageMosaic

Stories about the science you care about in a changing world. Created by @wellcometrust, free to republish under Creative Commons. Text, video and podcast.
London, UK
4 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
14,525 34.0%
241.profile imageJennifer Welsh

Editor in chief @wonderhowto. Strange and Snarky. Good-weird. I love: cats, science, curly hair, red lipstick, and feminists. Formerly: @techinsider @bi_science
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9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
4,906 34.0%
242.profile imageBrian Mossop

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San Francisco, CA
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4,693 34.0%
243.profile imageMichael Balter

Writer for SciAm/SAPIENS/The Verge covers anthropology/mental health/sexual harassment. Former NYU journo prof.
Just returned to USA from 29 yrs exile in Europe
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,713 34.0%
244.profile imageSophie Bushwick

Science writer, podcast & video producer, hot sauce taste-tester. Also Senior Editor at @PopSci
New York, NY
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,171 34.0%
245.profile imageDavid Corcoran

Associate director
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8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,233 34.0%
246.profile imageBrian Cox

Oldham, UK, Europe, Citizen of the World.
The Earth, with everyone else
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,862,065 33.5%
247.profile imagenature

International weekly journal of science. Editorials, News & Views, corrections and primary research coverage here. For news, please see @NatureNews.
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
1,334,885 33.5%
248.profile imageDavid Fahrenthold

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Washington, DC
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
543,907 33.5%
249.profile imageMiles O'Brien

Science, technology, aviation and space journalist.
Boston, Washington
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
72,751 33.5%
250.profile imageNatalie Wolchover

Physics writer @QuantaMagazine. Doing my best!
New York, New York
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
11,706 33.5%
251.profile imageMichael Specter

I am a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of the book Denialism.
Hudson, NY
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
11,545 33.5%
252.profile imageJeanne Garbarino

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7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
6,379 33.5%
253.profile imageMollie Bloudoff-Inde

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Washington, DC
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,323 33.5%
254.profile imageJessica Morrison

Hey, it's Jessica. You know what to do. Leave a message, and I'll call you back.
Washington, DC via Tennessee
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,536 33.5%
255.profile imageKendra Snyder

Science publicist for @AMNH and aspiring novelist. Views expressed here are my own.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
1,589 33.5%
256.profile imageAndrew Freedman

Science Editor @mashable. Climate, science, weather, and politics. Tips: [email protected] | [email protected] DM me for Signal #.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
171,647 33.0%
257.profile imageElise Andrew

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London, England
5 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
66,034 33.0%
258.profile imageDr. David Shiffman

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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36,173 33.0%
259.profile imageJohn Hawks

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8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
13,665 33.0%
260.profile imageMiriam Goldstein

Marine biologist turned Congressional staffer. Bring on the invertebrate jokes. Tweets mostly science; also solely my own.
Washington DC
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
11,267 33.0%
261.profile imageElizabeth 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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
8,869 33.0%
262.profile imageBrooke Jarvis

Reader, magaziner. Contributing writer, @NYTmag and @CalSunday
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8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
8,284 33.0%
263.profile imageEli Kintisch

Video producer. Correspondent, Science mag. Professor, Medill J School. Author, Hack the Planet. RT =/= endorsement
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
3,528 33.0%
264.profile imageHelen Pearson

Chief Magazine Editor for Nature magazine, reporter, writer, mum of 3 boys. Author of book The Life Project, about the British birth cohorts.
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,034 33.0%
265.profile imageNeuroskeptic

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6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
131,576 32.4%
266.profile imageSciAm Mind

Scientific American MIND magazine. Behavior. Brain Science. Insights.
New York
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
78,462 32.4%
267.profile imageMegan Garber

Atlantic writer. Coffee drinker.
Washington, DC
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19,100 32.4%
268.profile imageChris Gunter

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9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
14,605 32.4%
269.profile imageClara Moskowitz

Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
10,965 32.4%
270.profile imageJeremy Hsu

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New York, NY
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
3,715 32.4%
271.profile imageNsikan Akpan

Highly melanated. @NewsHour science producer & ScienceScope co-creator | PhD pathobiologist | YNWA | PGP: 06D0 E6A5 AC19 3074 13B0 9F87 A332 744F E4D1 95DF
Washington DC
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,640 32.4%
272.profile imageNational Academies

The official account of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Advising the nation, advancing the discussion, connecting new frontiers.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
48,841 31.9%
273.profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau

Nerd. Soon to be Director of Social Media & #SciComm @LifeOmic! I'm a science blogger @LSUscience, blog researcher & social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
11,644 31.9%
274.profile imageGlendon Mellow

Art in Awe of Science
Science Illustrator, Toronto
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
8,915 31.9%
275.profile imageRichard Van Noorden

Features editor for Nature (@naturenews)
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
5,653 31.9%
276.profile imageLiza Gross

Journalist covering #health & #environment. Editor, PLOS Biology. Facts matter. Science is real. #FERN Send tips: [email protected]
San Francisco
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
4,327 31.9%
277.profile imageElizabeth Preston

Writer of sciencey stuff for @DiscoverMag @TheAtlantic, silly stuff for @mcsweeneys @thehairpin, etc. Former editor of MUSE mag for kids. Aspiring cephalopod.
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,955 31.9%
278.profile imageRoxanne Khamsi

journalist who pipetted | writing in @NYTMag @SciAm @Slate & more | chief news editor at @NatureMedicine | lecturer at @stonybrooku and @cuny | EAB @TEDMED
New York
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,782 31.9%
279.profile imageMike Lemonick

I'm the Opinion Editor for Scientific American. I also write books
Princeton, NJ
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,543 31.9%
280.profile imagepourmecoffee

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280,616 31.4%
281.profile imageThe Scientist

Exploring Life, Inspiring Innovation
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53,580 31.4%
282.profile imageDaniel MacArthur

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9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
29,569 31.4%
283.profile imageHolly Tucker

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15,117 31.4%
284.profile imageChristine Gorman

Health/Medicine editor. Also: data, global health, health equity, press ethics, theology. RT ≠ endorsement. All views my own.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
5,445 31.4%
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Portland, OR
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
5,183 31.4%
286.profile imageMary Carmichael

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Boston, MA
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
4,246 31.4%
287.profile imageSarah Zielinski

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Washington, DC
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4,236 31.4%
288.profile imageCaleb Scharf

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New York
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
4,044 31.4%
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hi guys im ryan and I write about physics for @gizmodo :^) heres my twitter where i make funny posts! im a queer nose ring-wearing shill for round earth
New York, USA
2 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,910 31.4%
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3,843 31.4%
291.profile imageMarissa Fessenden

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Bozeman, MT
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,423 31.4%
292.profile imageSlate

Welcome to Slate's new look.
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1,797,380 30.9%
293.profile imageMaggie Haberman

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8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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294.profile imageMarch for Science

The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity.
Washington, DC
1 yr, 1 mo on Twitter
356,209 30.9%
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11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
135,548 30.9%
296.profile imageRomenesko

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9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
124,446 30.9%
297.profile imageKate Sheppard

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Chapel Hill, NC
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
61,931 30.9%
298.profile imageMike Brown

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Pasadena, CA
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
59,076 30.9%
299.profile imageJon Foley

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San Francisco
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
40,167 30.9%
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Ithaca, NY
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
39,351 30.9%