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

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

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 🚀

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, 8 mos on Twitter
4,044 43.6%
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
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
4,029 42.7%
131.profile imageCurtis Brainard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Managing Editor, Features BBC.com. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,825 38.5%
172.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, 7 mos on Twitter
2,752 38.5%
180.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, 7 mos on Twitter
2,749 37.6%
187.profile imageSusannah Locke

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

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

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

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, 6 mos on Twitter
4,427 36.3%
216.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, 6 mos on Twitter
4,042 35.9%
219.profile imageMollie Bloudoff-Inde

Freelance journalist. Science aficionado. Antarctica traveler. @Columbiajourn @UCberkeley @UniofOxford Co-founder of @DiverseSources. she/her [email protected]
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,412 35.5%
220.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, 1 mo on Twitter
3,044 35.5%
224.profile imageMary Beth Griggs

Science Editor @VergeScience. Formerly @PopSci. Tweets are my own.
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,915 35.0%
225.profile imageBrendan Borrell

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

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

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

Brisbane, Australia
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,026 34.2%
245.profile imageRoxanne Khamsi

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

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

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

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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,724 33.3%
264.profile imagePeter Edmonds

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

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

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
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,084 31.2%
297.profile imageRachel E. Gross

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