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Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds (under 5,000 followers)

Updated: 2019-Oct-18 05:52 UTC. Listed feeds: 36. A feed's score is the percentage of Professional Science Writers on Twitter following it. Switch to collage. Remove 5,000-follower restriction. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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101.profile imagePaul Raeburn
@praeburn


Journalist. Author. Producer, Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. Passionate about journalism. Excited about comedy.
New York, NY
paulraeburn.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,955 45.3%
109.profile imageAmos Zeeberg
@settostun


Freelance science and technology journalist. Favorite punctuation: ellipsis—and it's not even close.
Phnom Penh
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,549 44.4%
117.profile imageCharles Choi 🚀
@cqchoi


I write about what happens at the edge of the world as we know it -- the area lying between the unknown and the impossible.
sciwriter.us
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
4,044 43.6%
125.profile imageErik Vance
@erikvance


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
suggestibleyou.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
4,029 42.7%
131.profile imageCurtis Brainard
@CBrainard


@SciAm Acting Editor in Chief | Former @WFSJ President & Board member
New York
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2015-Aug-30)
3,307 42.3%
138.profile imageSiri Carpenter
@SiriCarpenter


Co-founder & editor of @Open_Notebook, @ScienceWriters president. Opinions = mine. [email protected] She/her.
Madison, Wisconsin
siricarpenter.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,501 41.5%
141.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner
@AnnFinkbeiner


Science writer whose current job is to write whatever I can get an assignment to write.
Baltimore
lastwordonnothing.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,643 41.0%
147.profile imageTim De Chant ⚡️
@tdechant


Science journalism for the public good at @MIT_Sciwrite. Formerly @KSJatMIT, @NOVApbs.
Cambridge, MA
timdechant.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,404 40.6%
152.profile imageFrancie Diep
@franciediep


Staff reporter @chronicle, formerly @PacificStand and @PopSci, appreciator of prose in all forms
Washington, DC
franciediep.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,515 40.2%
157.profile imageApoorva Mandavilli
@apoorva_nyc


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

10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,473 39.7%
161.profile imageFred Guterl
@fredguterl


special projects editor @newsweek, formerly @sciam executive editor, author (Fate of the Species)
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,066 39.3%
167.profile imageAmanda Moon
@amsciam


Founder, Moon & Company: Editorial Consulting + Project Management. Former & always: @fsgbooks @basicbooks @palgrave_ @sciam
NYC & Boston
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,309 38.9%
171.profile imagesimon frantz
@simon_frantz


Managing Editor, Features BBC.com. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
NYC
bbc.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,825 38.5%
172.profile imageRobin Marantz Henig
@robinhenig


Science writer, book author, adjunct prof at #SHERP @nyu_journalism, co-author with my daughter @scootes of TWENTYSOMETHING bit.ly/YRkv3Va
NYC
robinhenig.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,752 38.5%
180.profile imageCassandra Willyard
@cwillyard


Freelance science writer in Madison, WI. I love long walks, sunsets, and infectious diseases. The more neglected, the better.
Madison, WI
cassandrawillyard.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,749 37.6%
187.profile imageSusannah Locke
@susannahlocke


Special projects editor @voxdotcom, formerly @popsci, @sciam, tnghaikus.com. [email protected]
susannahlocke.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
4,252 37.2%
188.profile imageSophie Bushwick
@sophiebushwick


Science writer, podcast & video producer, etc. Also Technology Editor at @SciAm
New York, NY
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,041 37.2%
189.profile imageJennifer Bogo
@jenbogo


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, 8 mos on Twitter
2,719 37.2%
207.profile imagePhilip Yam
@philipyam


Science editor, writer. Editor-in-Chief, Simons Foundation. President, AAJA-NY 2013-2017. Former @SciAm managing editor. Book author. My views
New York
amzn.to/1lfZdoR
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,427 36.3%
216.profile imageJennifer Frazer
@JenniferFrazer


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
blogs.scientificamerican.com/artful-amoeba/
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,042 35.9%
219.profile imageMollie Bloudoff-Inde
@mbloudoff


Freelance journalist. Science aficionado. Antarctica traveler. @Columbiajourn @UCberkeley @UniofOxford Co-founder of @DiverseSources. she/her [email protected]
Washington, DC
mbloudoff.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,412 35.5%
220.profile imageAnna Kuchment
@akuchment


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, 1 mo on Twitter
3,044 35.5%
224.profile imageMary Beth Griggs
@MaryBethGriggs


Science Editor @VergeScience. Formerly @PopSci. Tweets are my own.
NYC
theverge.com/authors/mary-b…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,915 35.0%
225.profile imageBrendan Borrell
@bborrell


Correspondent @outsidemagazine Contributing writer @hakaimagazine @spectrum Also keeping busy @natgeo @theatlantic @audubonsociety
Los Angeles, CA
brendanborrell.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,377 35.0%
235.profile imageElizabeth Preston
@Inkfish


Freelance science journalist. Parenting science columnist for @medium. Former editor of MUSE magazine. Aspiring cephalopod.
Boston-ish
elizabethgpreston.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
3,362 34.6%
242.profile imageSarah Zielinski
@SarahZielinski


Managing editor, Science News for Students. Contributor to Science News. Obsessed with animals--especially cats. she/her
Washington, DC
sarahzielinski.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
4,797 34.2%
243.profile imageVeronique Greenwood
@vero_greenwood


Odds and ends, bric-a-brac, scientific paraphernalia. Writer for The Atlantic, The New York Times, BBC Future, and others.
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,041 34.2%
244.profile imageDavid Harris
@physicsdavid


art+science+design+journalism+books+words+rpgs+teaching
Brisbane, Australia
sciartica.net
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,026 34.2%
245.profile imageRoxanne Khamsi
@rkhamsi


journalist who pipetted | writing in @NYTMag @WIRED @SciAm & more | EAB @TEDMED | chief news ed at @NatureMedicine | former lecturer at @stonybrooku and @cuny
New York
roxannekhamsi.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
3,684 34.2%
256.profile imageErin Podolak
@ErinPodolak


Science Writer, mostly about biology and medicine. Lehigh University and UW-Madison alum. Polar Bear enthusiast. She/Her.
Memphis, TN
erinpodolak.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,049 33.3%
257.profile imageShannon Palus
@shanpalus


writer @slate covering health, wellness, and consumerism
Brooklyn, NY
slate.com/author/shannon…
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,821 33.3%
258.profile imageCharlie Petit
@petitsciwrite


Founding writer for Knight Science Journalism Tracker, retired , ex-SF Chronicle and USNews & WR sci writer, not too smart but interested in every direction.
Berkeley CA
ksjtracker.mit.edu
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,724 33.3%
264.profile imagePeter Edmonds
@PeterDEdmonds


Work in astronomy publicity after surviving an astrophysics PhD & postdocs. Interested in #science & #scicomm. Opinions are mine & RTs aren't endorsements.
peterdedmonds.blogspot.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,170 32.9%
272.profile imageJamie Shreeve
@JamieShreeve


Contributing Writer/Editor, National Geographic
Nashville TN and Bellport NY
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
1,761 32.5%
296.profile imageKSJ at MIT
@KSJatMIT


The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT. Directed by @deborahblum. We run the world's best science journalism fellowship program and publish @undarkmag.
Cambridge, MA
ksj.mit.edu
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,084 31.2%
297.profile imageRachel E. Gross
@rachelegross


Writing a book for @wwnorton about the history of your lady parts. Editing for @UndarkMag. Formerly: @SmithsonianMag, @Slate, @WIRED, @nytimes. Cuddles squrrls.
Boston, MA
rachelegross.wordpress.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,659 31.2%