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Women Among Professional Science Writers on Twitter

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

Updated: 2019-Sep-16 11:04 UTC. Listed users: 121. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. Switch to collage. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist. Asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer.
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
Video channel
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 4% new, 52% replies, 21% retweets, 24% quotes
162,682 4,829 
2. profile image🏳️‍🌈 Cara Santa Maria 🏳️‍🌈
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciCommFTW | Host: @TalkNerdy_Pod @SkepticsGuide | On TV: @NatGeoChannel @BillNyeSaves | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | she/her
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
Video channel
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 86% new, 7% replies, 6% retweets, 1% quotes
79,833 2,044 
3. profile imageBethany Brookshire
@BeeBrookshire


Science writer and journalist. @SNStudents and @ScienceNews, host @sci4thepeople. She/her. My opinions are my own and don’t represent the views of my employer.
Washington, DC
bethanybrookshire.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 20% new, 59% replies, 14% retweets, 7% quotes
63,654 2,599 
4. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious. #scicomm #womeninSTEM she/her 🇨🇦🇺🇸
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
Video channel
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 4% new, 67% replies, 4% retweets, 24% quotes
52,982 1,246 
5. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Host/Executive Producer for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad, WV native.
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 13% new, 54% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
51,990 955 
6. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
Oakland, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
Video channel
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
45,829 2,218 
7. profile imageAndrea Morris
@DraisyMorris


Redheaded stepchild. I write about arts & science. Journalist, @Forbes Head of Story Dept @Wondros Member of @ScienceWriters
Los Angeles, CA
forbes.com/sites/andreamo…
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 16% new, 32% replies, 51% retweets, 1% quotes
*Follows 0.62 feeds per follower
41,472* 348 
8. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


magazine journo | @WIRED Ideas | TED | senior fellow @EmoryCSHH | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | public health, global health, food
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 8% new, 47% replies, 31% retweets, 14% quotes
41,070 1,960 
9. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Author (amzn.to/1MFUEVC). Global director @ScienceHackDay. YouTuber youtube.com/arielwaldman. Art school grad.
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
Patreon page
12 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 9% new, 48% replies, 22% retweets, 21% quotes
39,203 1,751 
10. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Journalist -- National Geographic, BBC, Scientific American, NBC News, PopSci, The Daily Beast, Gizmodo, Earther, Dame, WIRED and others. Fact Checker.
Deep Space Nine
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 2% new, 42% replies, 48% retweets, 8% quotes
38,603 1,158 
11. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Science and culture writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior writer, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Los Angeles, CA
cocktailpartyphysics.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 66% new, 3% replies, 31% retweets, 0% quotes
38,302 1,717 
12. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Senior science reporter at @verge, covering all things space. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts. [email protected]
New York, NY
theverge.com/authors/loren-…
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 27% new, 32% replies, 25% retweets, 16% quotes
37,270 1,095 
13. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
ElizabethKolbert.com
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 10% new, 22% replies, 65% retweets, 2% quotes
37,134 1,141 
14. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 14% new, 11% replies, 63% retweets, 12% quotes
36,155 1,694 
15. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


I write science fiction and nonfiction. Author: Future of Another Timeline. Contributor: @nytopinion. Podcast: @ooacpod. Founder: @io9. They/Them. I ❤️ noodles.
California
techsploitation.com
12 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 6% new, 76% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
36,043 1,907 
16. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Deputy editor-in-chief, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 41% new, 16% replies, 33% retweets, 11% quotes
35,126 1,435 
17. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health & science editor at @washingtonpost. Past president of National Association of @ScienceWriters. Formerly @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 34% new, 27% replies, 36% retweets, 2% quotes
33,527 1,306 
18. profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker
@maggiekb1


Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Science and society = my jam. Occasional cute kid stories. She/Her.
Minneapolis, MN
maggiekb.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 15% new, 56% replies, 17% retweets, 12% quotes
31,694 1,817 
19. profile imageMary Roach
@mary_roach


I write books, most recently GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War. Also: STIFF, GULP, PACKING FOR MARS, BONK. and SPOOK.
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 5% new, 74% replies, 5% retweets, 16% quotes
28,995 1,066 
20. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Award-winning science journalist for New Scientist, Guardian, Wired, BBC et al. Author of INFERIOR on women and SUPERIOR on race. Oxford alumna and MIT fellow.
North London
angelasaini.co.uk
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 6% new, 51% replies, 35% retweets, 7% quotes
28,802 526 
21. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Co-run a climate charity. Writing a book on the history of the climate crisis. Former journo, academic and museum worker. [email protected]
London
climatehistories.com/who
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 24% new, 34% replies, 41% retweets, 1% quotes
26,985 1,334 
22. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD.
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 68% replies, 3% retweets, 14% quotes
26,436 818 
23. profile imageJulia Belluz
@juliaoftoronto


Health correspondent @voxdotcom #medicine #science #publichealth #globalhealth MIT Knight Fellow '14. Contact me securely @ jbelluz on KeyBase or DM for Signal
Vienna, Austria
juliabelluz.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 21% replies, 53% retweets, 10% quotes
25,708 1,177 
24. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁” (⧖)
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes science @Forbes & @Medium. Also @BCI_journal @BirdNoteRadio & more. Formerly @Guardian. Always: Ravenclaw, heretic
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 36% new, 5% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
25,415 1,847 
25. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Host of CONTACT on @Discovery and @ScienceChannel | Space Journalist, TV Presenter, Adventurer & Author. Background in astrophysics. [email protected]
Lost in Space
geni.us/TheSpaceRace
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 27% new, 42% replies, 25% retweets, 6% quotes
24,829 570 
26. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Physics writer and editor @QuantaMagazine. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 55% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
23,575 697 
27. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science | [email protected]
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
Video channel
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 25% new, 33% replies, 32% retweets, 10% quotes
22,835 322 
28. profile imageGwen Pearson
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect education & write about science. Founder of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc 🐝 she/her/PhD
Potawatomi land, IN
bit.ly/GwenPearson
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 24% new, 34% replies, 30% retweets, 12% quotes
22,712 1,062 
29. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


PhD Biologist. Scientific Storyteller. Ambivert. Philosopher. I seek beauty, and beauty is everywhere. Bondarmedia.com
British Columbia, Canada
carinbondar.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 56% new, 5% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
22,669 903 
30. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
New York
maiasz.com
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 8% new, 43% replies, 36% retweets, 12% quotes
22,580 938 
31. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
roseveleth.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 22% new, 27% replies, 49% retweets, 3% quotes
22,190 863 
32. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Dean, Boston University College of Communication. Past: Editor in Chief @sciam. EVP, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Springer Nature. Opinions my own.
Boston
bu.edu/com/
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 8% new, 47% replies, 32% retweets, 14% quotes
21,454 1,219 
33. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature, views my own. Reach me (preferred) witzescience-at-gmaildotcom or (secure) awitze-at-protonmaildotcom. She/her/hers.
Boulder, CO
alexandrawitze.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 51% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
21,414 1,027 
34. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science, tech & race. She/Her. Mom of @rumblecomics
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 8% new, 44% replies, 39% retweets, 10% quotes
21,019 1,044 
35. profile imageShannon Stirone 💀
@shannonmstirone


Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @NYTimes @washingtonpost @PopSci @ozm @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @NewRepublic @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area, CA
shannonstirone.com
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 12% new, 45% replies, 34% retweets, 10% quotes
20,921 475 
36. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes about space, tech, star trek/wars, books. bylines: @latimes @engadget @theverge @startrek @syfy @bustle. 1/2 @desigeekgirls. rep: @annasproul @katemckean
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 16% new, 56% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
20,483 857 
37. profile imageRachel "The Yellow Dart" Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Articles Editor and Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously @washingtonpost // Host of @weirdest_thing // She/Her/My Dude // [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 18% new, 23% replies, 51% retweets, 6% quotes
19,708 921 
38. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


I write Health/Science/Tech in plain English. No PR pitches, please. facebook.com/maggiefox.jour…
Washington
maggiefox.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 5% replies, 64% retweets, 11% quotes
19,532 923 
39. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


I write the @Axios Space newsletter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. Get in touch: [email protected]
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
link.axios.com/join/space-sig…
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 20% new, 42% replies, 25% retweets, 13% quotes
18,987 661 
40. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Physics and Astronautics | Científica Dominicana | The Cosmos is my happy place | La cosa no es quien va a dejarme, es quien me detendrá | Avi: @Glowsinthedark9
New York, NY - She/Her
about.me/rosedf
5 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 4% new, 83% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
18,843 302 
41. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @StoryCollider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Compass points: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design. she/her
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 31% replies, 41% retweets, 12% quotes
18,487 903 
42. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


senior content strategist at @articlegroup//friend to bodega cats//[email protected]
nyc
articlegroup.com/invite/
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 61% replies, 10% retweets, 5% quotes
17,450 450 
43. profile imageSally Church
@MaverickNY


Scientist, cancer geek, Londoner, adventurer, explorer, immigrant, lover of curry, fine wine & football. Science writer @biotechstrategy, roadie @targetspodcast
Earthling
biotechstrategyblog.com
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 14% new, 65% replies, 9% retweets, 12% quotes
17,214 920 
44. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's science correspondent. Send me your stories: [email protected]
London
theguardian.com/science
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 44% replies, 29% retweets, 5% quotes
16,764 637 
45. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic.
Cambridge via Chicago
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 7% new, 79% replies, 5% retweets, 8% quotes
16,654 268 
46. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross (she/her)
@adrs


Host of Reset, a podcast by @recode @voxdotcom • Past: 1st climate correspondent in US nightly TV news @hbo @vicenews • [email protected] • Tweets 🗑️ after 90 days
New York City (et Montréal)
vox.com/reset
Video channel
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 10% new, 60% replies, 25% retweets, 5% quotes
16,384 512 
47. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Science journalist | Founder of @EARTH3R, former science editor @Gizmodo | Earth & environmental sciences PhD | Trekkie
Philadelphia, PA
maddiestonewriting.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 21% new, 53% replies, 21% retweets, 5% quotes
16,123 625 
48. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Deputy Editor @elemental Health & Science @Medium Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 48% new, 19% replies, 27% retweets, 6% quotes
15,999 576 
49. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Author GOOD TO GO goodtogobook.com @wwnorton co-host EMERGING FORM bit.ly/2HEKGpW @FiveThirtyEight alum. Adventurer. My parties have dancing.
Colorado
christieaschwanden.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 32% replies, 17% retweets, 20% quotes
15,350 710 
50. profile imageMaryam Zaringhalam, PhD
@webmz_


Writes in codes 👩🏻‍💻 ∞ science for the people ∞ DC @storycollider producer ∞ former @AAAS_STPF ∞ @500womensci ∞she/her∞ Tweets are mine, my own, my Precious
Washington, DC
webmz.nyc
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 46% replies, 35% retweets, 8% quotes
15,262 270 
51. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science, feminism, LGBTQIA, all the games and making one. Data and healthcare. 日本語も. Scottish in Yorkshire. She/her.
On a mote of dust
gofundme.com/pay-to-destroy…
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 10% new, 77% replies, 12% retweets, 2% quotes
14,708 283 
52. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


#SciComm Nerd. Director of Social Media & #SciComm @LifeOmic! I'm a science blogger @LSUscience, blog researcher & social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 29% new, 55% replies, 15% retweets, 1% quotes
14,611 718 
53. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health & etc., for NYT Parenting, O magazine + more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, slower this time. I lost on Jeopardy!
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 17% new, 21% replies, 29% retweets, 34% quotes
13,951 738 
54. profile imageBeatrice the Biologist
@beatricebiology


Science illustrations, comics, and books! Co-host of @sciencebrunch, a conversational and irreverent science podcast. My real name is Katie McKissick. She/her.
Los Angeles, CA
Patreon page
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 17% new, 54% replies, 18% retweets, 11% quotes
13,756 471 
55. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Reporter @washingtonpost covering news from around the nation and across the universe. [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 25% new, 21% replies, 43% retweets, 10% quotes
13,311 457 
56. profile imageKate Wong
@katewong


Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
New York City
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 10% new, 59% replies, 28% retweets, 2% quotes
12,880 693 
57. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 26% new, 16% replies, 49% retweets, 9% quotes
12,038 817 
58. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] Put my cat tweets on television, you cowards.
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 25% new, 50% replies, 16% retweets, 8% quotes
11,956 513 
59. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 24% new, 15% replies, 59% retweets, 2% quotes
11,818 599 
60. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist & author of new book on Apollo, 'Eight Years to the Moon,' amazon.com/gp/product/162
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 45% replies, 21% retweets, 22% quotes
11,495 659 
61. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
theatlantic.com/author/sarah-z…
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 42% new, 35% replies, 17% retweets, 7% quotes
11,361 413 
62. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@RobinLloyd99


reporter covering underground pipes, cities, food, pollution, public health, baseball; editor; teacher @nyu_journalism
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 42% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
11,130 643 
63. profile imageEvelyn Lamb
@evelynjlamb


Math and science writer. Complex analysis fangirl. Half of @myfavethm. She/her. Black lives matter. blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/
Salt Lake City, UT
tinyletter.com/evelynjlamb
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 13% new, 67% replies, 12% retweets, 8% quotes
10,784 417 
64. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 14% quotes
10,747 721 
65. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Journalist. Contributing editor @SciAm, columnist @Slate. National Mag Award finalist. Writing a book about raising kind kids for @putnambooks.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
12 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 24% new, 59% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
10,688 577 
66. profile imageLiz Landau
@lizlandau


@NASAJPL Senior Storyteller. Freelance writer. Ex @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views my own. RTs ≠ endorsements https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 57% replies, 13% retweets, 9% quotes
10,557 421 
67. profile imageMarilynn Marchione
@MMarchioneAP


I'm chief medical writer for the Associated Press, always looking for a good story, good book, bike ride on a nice day. [email protected]
ap.org
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 15% new, 7% replies, 61% retweets, 18% quotes
10,015 511 
68. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 12 years on #Climate beat 🌏 [email protected] @WinnebagoTribe, Thunder Clan. Cherokee. DMs open to youth of any age with climate anxiety.
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 6% new, 5% replies, 85% retweets, 4% quotes
9,713 547 
69. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 12% new, 31% replies, 46% retweets, 11% quotes
9,698 593 
70. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Host of Serving Up Science on @PBSDS & @NPR. Author. Mom. I work at the intersection of climate, food & politics @michiganstateu. Exec Dir of @SciDebate.
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 64% replies, 4% retweets, 4% quotes
9,693 733 
71. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


[On leave as of 8/2019] Freelance chemistry and food journalist. Bylines @cenmag @Forbes @DCist @SciAm. Chemistry Ph.D. Inglés+Español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
carmendrahl.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 15% quotes
9,478 502 
72. profile imageSarah Olson
@ReadMoreScience


Science writer, book reviewer, feminist. Microbiology undergrad at @OregonState. She/Her. #BiInSci 📚🔬
Corvallis, OR
readmorescience.com
2 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 13% new, 44% replies, 33% retweets, 10% quotes
9,393 92 
73. profile imageDeborah Netburn FAIR CONTRACT NOW
@DeborahNetburn


Science and features writer at the Los Angeles Times. Refuse to let the world corrupt you.
Los Angeles
latimes.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 22% new, 25% replies, 41% retweets, 10% quotes
9,385 354 
74. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Sr. Editor @undarkmag • Instructor @nyu_journalism • Freelance journo for many (maybe you?) • Books: Infested / The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking • She/Her
brookeborel.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 27% replies, 35% retweets, 17% quotes
9,303 402 
75. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer + editor. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. Former @SciAm. Erstwhile triathlete. Amateur Mom. Part-time nerd.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 44% new, 21% replies, 14% retweets, 20% quotes
9,219 555 
76. profile imageMiriam E. Tucker
@MiriamETucker


Writer/journalist specializing in medicine/health. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1973.
Washington DC area
linkedin.com/in/miriametuck…
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 49% replies, 25% retweets, 10% quotes
9,213 596 
77. profile imageBetsy Mason
@betsymason


Freelance journalist, geologist, beer snob, calm assertive pack leader. Co-author of the book All Over the Map (Oct. 30 bit.ly/alloverthemap)
San Francisco Bay Area
betsymason.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 18% replies, 35% retweets, 15% quotes
9,124 768 
78. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization & emerging tech/X-ray astronomy; speaker; author; 'Light from the Void' 20 Years of @chandraxray due out in October; opinions=my own; she/her
RI, USA
kimarcand.com
11 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 65% replies, 19% retweets, 2% quotes
9,063 353 
79. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 22% new, 53% replies, 14% retweets, 12% quotes
9,043 454 
80. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Staff writer at @medium’s OneZero (@ozm), covering the intersection of biology and technology. Science writing instructor, @johnshopkins. [email protected]
Baltimore, MD
medium.com/@emilymullin
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 28% new, 33% replies, 35% retweets, 4% quotes
8,893 385 
81. profile imagehanner
@hannahjwaters


words and birds 🌾senior associate editor @audubonsociety. stands up for the common bird. #blm she/her/they/them. write for me: [email protected]
NYC/BK
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 29% replies, 55% retweets, 4% quotes
8,740 577 
82. profile imagePauline Acalin
@w00ki33


Spaceflight photojournalist. Traveler, astrophotographer, tee designer, foodie. Rockets are amazing.
pale blue dot
instagram.com/pacalin/
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 10% new, 37% replies, 47% retweets, 6% quotes
8,674 216 
83. profile imageDr Claire O’Connell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology UCD, MSc Sci Comm DCU, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016. MC. Adjunct Professor @ucd_sbbs
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 24% new, 36% replies, 39% retweets, 2% quotes
8,271 339 
84. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Editor of #LifeUpClose @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag & @NYTMag, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Author of BELOVED BEASTS, forthcoming @WWNorton. Mom @GirlBilbo.
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 37% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
8,000 450 
85. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist 🚀 bylines at BBC Future, The Observer, New Scientist, etc 🌍 previously at BuzzFeed 🐱 [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 37% replies, 25% retweets, 14% quotes
7,623 403 
86. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


Science/health journalist • mom • feminist • teacher • photographer • author • @Forbes • kid lit • #MBL • #AHCJ • #binder • Gryffindor • Texan • she/her
DFW
tarahaelle.net
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 8% new, 39% replies, 43% retweets, 10% quotes
7,602 462 
87. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 39% replies, 21% retweets, 14% quotes
7,589 523 
88. profile imageJeanne Garbarino, PhD
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. she/her
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 12% new, 53% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
7,329 372 
89. profile imageEmma Marris
@Emma_Marris


Writer and person with opinions in Oregon. Environment, wildlife, ripping yarns. Writing a book about what humanity owes wild animals in the Anthropocene.
Klamath Falls, OR
emmamarris.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 39% replies, 29% retweets, 10% quotes
7,125 289 
90. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews on the poison beat. [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 31% new, 11% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
7,072 432 
91. profile imageSarah Keenihan PhD
@sciencesarah


Freelance ✮ Writer ✮ Editor ✮ Copywriter ✮ Science ✮ Technology ✮ Space ✮ Medicine ✮ Health ✮ Geology ✮ formerly Section Editor SciTech The Conversation ✮
Adelaide, South Australia
sarahkeenihan.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 20% new, 57% replies, 10% retweets, 14% quotes
7,048 285 
92. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo & more. Author of POACHED: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 53% replies, 4% retweets, 12% quotes
6,980 354 
93. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


Author. Scientist. Speaker. Science Evangelist. The Alchemy of Us (MIT Press) April 2020. amzn.to/2kJdyV5 Rep’ed: https://t.co/eo08ni74jg
New England
ainissaramirez.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 58% new, 9% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
6,937 393 
94. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw & writing about climate change on the internet. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 21% replies, 25% retweets, 30% quotes
6,905 
95. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news. Award-winning science writer and peep dioramist.
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 47% replies, 13% retweets, 16% quotes
6,832 200 
96. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for NYTimes, SciAm, STAT, etc. Teach at Boston University. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD. Fan of great journalism, penguins.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 46% new, 9% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
6,830 377 
97. profile imageKatia Moskvitch
@SciTech_Cat


Biz editor @WIREDUK. Ex @BBCNews & @Nature. Theoretical physicist. Quark-filled Canadian in the UK. Writing a 📖 on neutron stars ✨ https://t.co/O6m9zREd0S
London, UK
katiamoskvitch.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 28% new, 47% replies, 23% retweets, 3% quotes
6,769 311 
98. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
6,769 410 
99. profile imageLauren Wolf
@laurenkwolf


Head of science & tech @cenmag. Lover of science quirk. Ocean pee-er. Follow me for #chemistry news. Views my own.
Washington DC
cen.acs.org/index.html
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 25% replies, 23% retweets, 13% quotes
6,656 301 
100. profile imageCaitlin S., PhD
@Paleophile


science communicator | evolutionary anthropology PhD | museum docent | #scicomm #sciengage #scipol #evoed #DBER #histSTM | #celiac |🐶🐈 #rescue | Personal acct
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 8% new, 31% replies, 41% retweets, 20% quotes
6,581 421 
101. profile imageLaurie Winkless
@laurie_winkless


Research physicist-turned-writer. #SciComm specialist. Book#1: SCIENCE AND THE CITY. Book#2: STICKY (2021). @sciforbes contrib. Irish. Feminist. Opinionated.
Wellington NZ (via London)
lauriewinkless.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 14% new, 44% replies, 31% retweets, 10% quotes
6,454 231 
102. profile imageCarrie Arnold
@edbites


Science writer covering our weird and wonderful world. Contributing editor at Nova Next. Author of Decoding Anorexia, lover of coffee, cats, cycling and yarn.
Virginia
carriearnold.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 49% replies, 15% retweets, 17% quotes
6,319 236 
103. profile imageCristine Russell
@russellcris


Science, enviro, health writer: climate science+policy; the media; women in science. World Conf of Sci Journalists 2017 co-chair; Harvard Kennedy School fellow
Cambridge, MA; CT; wherever
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 1% replies, 79% retweets, 6% quotes
6,190 444 
104. profile imageGabrielle Birchak
@GabriellBirchak


Mathematician and writer in love with sci-history. I'm for #EverybodyInSTEM My tweets are part of the collective. Resistance was futile.
Los Angeles, CA
mathsciencehistory.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 22% new, 24% replies, 53% retweets, 2% quotes
6,176 119 
105. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
propublica.org
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 36% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
6,168 347 
106. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Web producer @sciencenews. Award-winning baker.
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 35% new, 17% replies, 38% retweets, 10% quotes
6,092 532 
107. profile imageDr Helen Scales
@helenscales


Writer. Marine biologist. Author of SPIRALS IN TIME, POSEIDON'S STEED, 11 EXPLORATIONS and EYE OF THE SHOAL
UK
helenscales.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 53% replies, 15% retweets, 16% quotes
6,047 264 
108. profile imageRebecca 🌓 Boyle
@rboyle31


Science journalist. Read me @TheAtlantic @nytimes @sciam @newscientist @TheLWON & more. Pro-night, pro-dog. Writing a book about the Moon for @randomhouse
Saint Louis, MO
rebecca-boyle.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 10% new, 51% replies, 28% retweets, 12% quotes
6,012 296 
109. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Currently tracking: hearing loss & suicide as a symptom & things that make you 🤔 // #FutureIsFemale //
In flight
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 47% new, 9% replies, 38% retweets, 6% quotes
6,007 353 
110. profile imageTanya Lewis
@tanyalewis314


Associate Health and Medicine Editor @SciAm. 'I learn less and less about more and more until I know nothing about everything.' Tweets are my own opinion.
New York
tanyaalewis.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 9% replies, 59% retweets, 10% quotes
5,921 203 
111. profile imageMary Hoff
@mkhoff


#Science & #environment communicator and editor in chief @ensiamedia. Tweets are my own. linkedin.com/in/maryhoff
Minnesota
linkedin.com/in/maryhoff/
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 57% new, 1% replies, 33% retweets, 9% quotes
5,710 244 
112. profile imageGaia Vince
@WanderingGaia


Writer, broadcaster, author (Adventures In The Anthropocene amzn.to/1KKAUc7) on a voyage around the world meeting the remarkable. Next book out 2019.
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 9% new, 30% replies, 46% retweets, 16% quotes
5,600 280 
113. profile imageChristine Dell'Amore
@cdellamore


Bug-loving adventurer. Animals editor at National Geographic. Author of the @AssoulinePub book South Pole. Co-founder of the @DCSWA Newsbrief Award.
Washington, D.C.
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 42% new, 21% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
5,531 149 
114. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,508 365 
115. profile imageMaia Weinstock
@20tauri


@MIT News deputy editor; @LegoNASAwomen creator; author of forthcoming Millie Dresselhaus biography; champion of women. Tweets = my own views. She | her
Cambridge, MA
maiaw.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 14% new, 52% replies, 26% retweets, 8% quotes
5,471 308 
116. profile imageEmily 💖💜💙
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain. she/they
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 30% new, 36% replies, 33% retweets, 2% quotes
5,440 372 
117. profile imageLaura Seward Forczyk 🌙💫🚀
@LauraForczyk


Founder @Astralytical. Space professional, scientist, mom, & #FutureAstronaut. I tweet about NASA, women in science, aerospace industry & policy. #Feminist
Atlanta, GA
astralytical.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 73% replies, 6% retweets, 6% quotes
5,365 202 
118. profile imageLiz Lee Heinecke
@KitchPantrySci


Science Storyteller, Singer, Painter, Banjo Player. Author of Quarto’s “Science Lab for Kids” series and DK’s “Star Wars Maker Lab.”
Minneapolis, MN
kitchenpantryscientist.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 16% replies, 45% retweets, 3% quotes
5,286 330 
119. profile imageErica Klarreich
@EricaKlarreich


Mathematics and science journalist. My work has appeared in Quanta, Nature, The Atlantic, New Scientist, Science News and other publications.
Berkeley, California
ericaklarreich.com
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 18% new, 22% replies, 55% retweets, 6% quotes
5,283 161 
120. profile imageLiza Gross
@lizabio


Journalist #health #environment. @FERNnews. Ed, @PLOSBiology. Views my own. She/Her. Science Writers' Investigative Reporting Handbook amzn.to/2PXr7i8
San Francisco
lizagross.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 33% replies, 39% retweets, 3% quotes
5,202 327 
121. profile imageMeg Rosenburg 🌖
@trueanomalies


planetary science PhD | #scicomm & #histSTM | freelancer, filmmaker, podcaster | megrosenburg.com | And what you do, do it unfeignedly.
Somerville, MA
megrosenburg.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 39% replies, 34% retweets, 15% quotes
5,017 333