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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-Jan-19 12:49 UTC. Listed users: 114. 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.
The Design and Engineering of Cur...
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 6% new, 31% replies, 44% retweets, 19% quotes
154,110 4,745 
2. profile image🏳️‍🌈 Cara Santa Maria 🏳️‍🌈
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciComm FTW | Host of the @TalkNerdy_Pod & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @BillNyeSaves @NatGeoChannel
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 80% new, 10% replies, 7% retweets, 3% quotes
79,381 2,052 
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
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 36% new, 43% replies, 11% retweets, 10% quotes
62,854 2,581 
4. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Host/Executive Producer for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad, WV native.
Ada Lace and the Suspicious Artis...
Ada Lace Adventures Collection
Ada Lace and the Impossible Missi...
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 17% new, 51% replies, 16% retweets, 16% quotes
46,565 900 
5. 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
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science Writing...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...
Oakland, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 18% quotes
45,959 2,246 
6. profile imageAndrea Morris
@DraisyMorris


Redheaded stepchild. Sometimes I make things on TV. Mostly I write about arts & science. Journalist. @Forbes @SOCA_LA w/@PaulEkman. Member of @ScienceWriters
The Science Of On-Camera Acting
Los Angeles, CA
forbes.com/sites/andreamo…
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 17% new, 40% replies, 42% retweets, 1% quotes
*Follows 0.61 feeds per follower
42,896* 359 
7. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


@WIRED columnist, journalist, @SchusterInst fellow, TED | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | [email protected] | avi: @rachel_suggs
Plucked
Big Chicken
Superbug
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 8% new, 40% replies, 38% retweets, 14% quotes
39,185 1,945 
8. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior reporter, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Me, Myself, and Why
The Best Science Writing Online 2...
The Calculus Diaries
Los Angeles, CA
jenniferouellette-writes.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 60% new, 9% replies, 31% retweets, 0% quotes
36,407 1,681 
9. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
Field Notes from a Catastrophe
The Sixth Extinction
ElizabethKolbert.com
5 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 12% new, 22% replies, 65% retweets, 2% quotes
34,676 1,079 
10. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


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
deborahblum.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 16% new, 10% replies, 68% retweets, 6% quotes
34,339 1,691 
11. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 37% new, 14% replies, 37% retweets, 12% quotes
33,949 1,421 
12. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


I write science fiction and science journalism. Author: Autonomous. Podcast: @ooacpod. Founder: io9. More info: techsploitation.com. Any pronoun. I ❤️ noodles.
The Future of Another Timeline
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
California
techsploitation.com
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 6% new, 87% replies, 5% retweets, 2% quotes
33,787 1,881 
13. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Author of amzn.to/1MFUEVC. Global director @ScienceHackDay. YouTuber youtube.com/arielwaldman.
What's It Like in Space?
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
Patreon page
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 14% new, 57% replies, 17% retweets, 12% quotes
32,840 1,716 
14. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Senior science reporter at @verge, covering all things space. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts.
New York, NY
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 30% new, 37% replies, 16% retweets, 16% quotes
31,215 917 
15. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 8% new, 65% replies, 7% retweets, 22% quotes
30,977 1,052 
16. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. Past president of National Assoc @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 40% new, 17% replies, 38% retweets, 4% quotes
29,545 1,223 
17. profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker
@maggiekb1


Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Science and society = my jam. Occasional cute kid stories. She/Her.
Before the Lights Go Out
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing
Minneapolis, MN
maggiekb.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 7% new, 52% replies, 21% retweets, 20% quotes
29,525 1,793 
18. 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.
Grunt
Gulp
My Planet
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 63% replies, 13% retweets, 18% quotes
27,747 1,073 
19. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 69% replies, 1% retweets, 8% quotes
25,736 807 
20. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Day job at a climate charity. But this is me, not them. Writer. Knitter. PhD in science communication and too many years working in universities and museums.
London
climatehistories.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 28% new, 41% replies, 28% retweets, 3% quotes
25,733 1,309 
21. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Journalist -- BBC, Scientific American, PopSci, The Daily Beast, WIRED, Adam Savage's Tested and others. Fact Checker.
The Bog of Eternal Stench
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 8% new, 55% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
25,644 995 
22. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁”
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes about science @Forbes. Formerly @Guardian. oeuvre @Medium. Ravenclaw. TinyLetter tinyletter.com/grrlscientist Heretic
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 7% replies, 74% retweets, 2% quotes
25,261 1,846 
23. profile imageJulia Belluz
@juliaoftoronto


Health correspondent @voxdotcom #medicine #science #publichealth MIT Knight Fellow '14. Contact me securely @ KeyBase: jbelluz or DM for Signal
Washington, DC
juliabelluz.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 23% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
23,596 1,121 
24. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Scientific Storyteller. Ambivert. Philosopher. bondarmedia.com carinbondar.com
British Columbia, Canada
bondarmedia.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 66% new, 7% replies, 19% retweets, 8% quotes
22,657 906 
25. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Editor in Chief, @sciam. EVP, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Springer Nature. All opinions expressed are my own. RTs are not endorsements.
New York
ScientificAmerican.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 29% new, 13% replies, 43% retweets, 16% quotes
21,075 1,228 
26. profile imageGwen Pearson
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach & write about science. Founder of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc 🐝 she/her/PhD
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 19% new, 33% replies, 41% retweets, 8% quotes
21,012 1,028 
27. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Space journalist, broadcaster & author. New space advocate. Background in astrophysics. I love space, travel, aviation & adventure. [email protected]
The Space Race
Did You Know? Space
Lost in Space
sarahcruddas.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 21% replies, 23% retweets, 20% quotes
20,597 520 
28. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Unbroken Brain
Born for Love
New York
maiasz.com
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 7% new, 65% replies, 20% retweets, 8% quotes
20,523 921 
29. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/vox
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 34% new, 27% replies, 29% retweets, 10% quotes
20,412 306 
30. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature, views my own. Reach me (generally) witzescience-at-gmaildotcom or (securely) awitze-at-protonmaildotcom.
Island on Fire
Soundings
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 28% new, 39% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
19,797 1,014 
31. profile imageRachel "The Yellow Dart" Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Professional GIF curator // Host of @weirdest_thing [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 18% new, 38% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
19,483 918 
32. profile imageSwapna Krishna is on maternity leave
@skrishna


writes about space, science, tech: engadget. sci-fi: syfy fangrrls, la times. loves star wars & trek. reader. 1/2 @desigeekgirls. literary agent: @annasproul.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 22% new, 49% replies, 18% retweets, 10% quotes
19,327 853 
33. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science & society. She/Her. Mom of @rumblecomics
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 13% new, 47% replies, 34% retweets, 6% quotes
19,264 1,001 
34. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


Senior writer @NBCNewshealth @NBCNews Science/Health/Tech in plain English. Please read the whole story facebook.com/maggiefox.jour…
Washington
nbcnews.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 43% new, 5% replies, 47% retweets, 5% quotes
19,191 908 
35. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
What Future 2018
roseveleth.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 13% new, 26% replies, 54% retweets, 7% quotes
17,935 840 
36. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @Story_Collider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Compass points: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design. she/her
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 34% new, 29% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
17,465 885 
37. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


Always a space reporter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. DMs open and a mess.
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 16% new, 47% replies, 27% retweets, 10% quotes
17,302 623 
38. 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
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 16% new, 59% replies, 11% retweets, 14% quotes
16,939 935 
39. 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…
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 22% new, 43% replies, 29% retweets, 6% quotes
16,922 569 
40. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent. Send me your stories: [email protected]
London
theguardian.com/science
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 17% new, 29% replies, 44% retweets, 10% quotes
15,843 619 
41. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


content mccontentface
nyc
raepaoletta.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 27% new, 57% replies, 12% retweets, 4% quotes
15,349 440 
42. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Award-winning science journalist. Occasional BBC presenter, but mostly found writing books. Likes poking around science's dark and bloody underbelly.
Superior
Inferior
Geek Nation
North London
angelasaini.co.uk
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 6% new, 53% replies, 38% retweets, 2% quotes
14,978 394 
43. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Senior Editor, Health & Science @Medium. Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 37% new, 17% replies, 34% retweets, 12% quotes
14,852 559 
44. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Writer. Art Historian. Bylines @PopSci @NYTimes @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @NewRepublic @Wired @Longreads & others. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area, CA
shannonstirone.com
4 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day • 12% new, 51% replies, 24% retweets, 13% quotes
14,613 397 
45. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Writer, nerd, managing editor @EARTH3R by @Gizmodo. @GMGUnion. Earth & enviro science PhD. DMs open.
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 28% new, 47% replies, 17% retweets, 8% quotes
14,496 573 
46. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Editor & lead science writer @FiveThirtyEight Author of GOOD TO GO @wwnorton goodtogobook.com Outdoor adventurer. My parties have dancing.
Beautiful Chickens
Good to Go
Colorado
christieaschwanden.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 31% new, 24% replies, 23% retweets, 22% quotes
14,156 682 
47. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health & etc., for FiveThirtyEight, O magazine, NPR's Shots + more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, slower this time. I lost on Jeopardy!
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 16% new, 19% replies, 31% retweets, 34% quotes
13,902 745 
48. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Correspondent, @HBO's VICE News Tonight • I cover science, climate, and the environment • [email protected] • Secure: [email protected] • She/Her/Hers
New York City (et Montréal)
arielleduhaimeross.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 26% new, 20% replies, 47% retweets, 6% quotes
13,266 458 
49. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science, feminism, LGBTQIA, all the games, coding silly stuff. Quality improvement in sci/tech/healthcare. 日本語も. Scottish in Yorkshire. She/her.
On a mote of dust
gofundme.com/pay-to-destroy…
4 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 12% new, 61% replies, 21% retweets, 7% quotes
13,087 272 
50. 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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 17% new, 26% replies, 55% retweets, 2% quotes
13,051 689 
51. 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.
The Hidden World of Garbage - Mul...
Art and Culture American Indian A...
Ecstatic Dandelions
Los Angeles, CA
beatricebiologist.com
Patreon page
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 55% replies, 17% retweets, 7% quotes
13,039 467 
52. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 26% new, 16% replies, 49% retweets, 10% quotes
12,080 822 
53. profile imageKate Wong
@katewong


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
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 30% new, 31% replies, 35% retweets, 5% quotes
11,907 683 
54. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist, @universetoday & @Seeker. Author of 'Incredible Stories From Space,' working on book about Apollo 11
Eight Years to the Moon
Incredible Stories from Space
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 41% replies, 26% retweets, 21% quotes
11,510 652 
55. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 30% new, 19% replies, 50% retweets, 1% quotes
11,455 578 
56. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] She/her
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 22% new, 52% replies, 15% retweets, 11% quotes
10,900 492 
57. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


contributing editor @sciam & @spectrum, faculty @nyu_journalism, vp board @sciencewriting
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 9% replies, 67% retweets, 6% quotes
10,858 645 
58. profile imageMaryam Zaringhalam, PhD
@webmz_


Writes in codes 👩🏻‍💻 ∞ science for the people ∞ DC @storycollider producer ∞ @AAAS_STPF ∞ @500womensci ∞ she/her ∞ Tweets are mine, my own, my Precious
Washington, DC
webmz.nyc
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 48% replies, 28% retweets, 10% quotes
10,486 211 
59. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 20% replies, 39% retweets, 16% quotes
10,455 727 
60. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


@washingtonpost reporter covering news from around the nation and across the universe. [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 18% new, 23% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
10,245 402 
61. 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
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 41% replies, 21% retweets, 18% quotes
9,939 407 
62. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 23% replies, 50% retweets, 10% quotes
9,649 597 
63. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
sarzha.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 50% new, 27% replies, 18% retweets, 5% quotes
9,577 368 
64. 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
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 6% new, 9% replies, 58% retweets, 28% quotes
9,401 493 
65. 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
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 21% new, 45% replies, 25% retweets, 10% quotes
9,285 385 
66. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Freelance chemistry and food journalist. Bylines @cenmag @Forbes @DCist @SciAm. Chemistry Ph.D. Inglés+Español. Secure mail: carmendrahl-at-protonmaildotcom
Washington, DC, mostly.
carmendrahl.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 25% new, 22% replies, 35% retweets, 18% quotes
9,261 
67. 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)
All Over the Map
San Francisco Bay Area
betsymason.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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68. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Contributing editor @SciAm, columnist @Slate, NYU visiting scholar, National Magazine Award finalist. Also write @Nytimes, @MotherJones.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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9,183 551 
69. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Author. Mom. Host of Serving Up Science on @WKAR. I study public understanding of food @michiganstateu. Science. Climate. Politics.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
Unscientific America (Large Print...
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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70. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer + editor. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. General nerd for science and health.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 3% replies, 36% retweets, 22% quotes
9,053 566 
71. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Astrobiophysics: Jargon to describe using Physics and Bio so people won't die in space. | She/Her | FirstGen many things | Exhausted. about.me/rosedf
New York, NY
instagram.com/_astro_nerd_
4 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 30/day • 3% new, 85% replies, 9% retweets, 4% quotes
9,019 206 
72. 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…
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 13% new, 33% replies, 33% retweets, 20% quotes
8,986 592 
73. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Environment, Climate, Science Journalist. @WinnebagoTribe. Bylines in Pinned Tweet [email protected] DM for Signal. Climate Anxiety? Let's Talk 🌏
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 8% replies, 63% retweets, 6% quotes
8,899 527 
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
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
Infested
brookeborel.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 14% replies, 52% retweets, 13% quotes
8,639 394 
75. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Staff writer at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 39% new, 23% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
8,613 341 
76. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


words and birds 🌾senior associate editor @audubonsociety. stands up for the common bird. #blm she/her. write for me: [email protected]
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 10% replies, 69% retweets, 2% quotes
8,493 577 
77. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization & emerging tech lead for @chandraxray; public speaker; co-author of 4 popular science books. Opinions=my own 🛰https://t.co/PFs60ywY5f
RI, USA
chandra.si.edu
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 8% new, 77% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
8,355 332 
78. profile imageClaire O’Connell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology, MSc Sci Comm, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016. MC.
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 21% new, 41% replies, 35% retweets, 2% quotes
7,985 343 
79. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 30% new, 47% replies, 13% retweets, 10% quotes
7,689 423 
80. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Freelance journalist writing about medicine, health and biotechnology. Science writing instructor, @johnshopkins. [email protected]
Baltimore, MD
emilymullin.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 29% replies, 41% retweets, 6% quotes
7,625 352 
81. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Editor of the #LifeUpClose series @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag & @NYTMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 31% new, 23% replies, 32% retweets, 14% quotes
7,595 437 
82. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science/health journalist, @theipaper @newscientist, @sciencefocus, etc. formerly @BuzzFeed. cat pics and commissions to [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 37% replies, 15% retweets, 22% quotes
7,554 399 
83. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


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
emilyanthes.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 21% new, 55% replies, 15% retweets, 9% quotes
7,413 515 
84. profile imageJeanne Garbarino, PhD
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx.
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 7% new, 55% replies, 35% retweets, 4% quotes
7,047 366 
85. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw, formerly writing about the environment @thinkprogress. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 25% replies, 23% retweets, 27% quotes
6,972 321 
86. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


Science/health journalist • mom • feminist • teacher • photographer • author • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • #MBL • #AHCJ • #binder • Gryffindor • Texan
Turning Up the Heat (Taking Earth...
Melting Glaciers, Rising Seas (Ta...
Vaccination Investigation
DFW
tarahaelle.net
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 6% new, 21% replies, 63% retweets, 10% quotes
6,820 435 
87. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


Scientist. Author. #STEM Speaker. Books: NEWTON'S FOOTBALL & SAVE OUR SCIENCE. New book coming soon. Host of @scienceundrgrnd.
Newton's Football
New England
ainissaramirez.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 48% new, 5% replies, 29% retweets, 17% quotes
6,781 397 
88. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
The Archaeologist's Book of Quota...
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 96% new, 2% replies, 1% retweets, 0% quotes
6,746 409 
89. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter on the poison beat/Sunday news editor @BuzzFeedNews. [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 9% replies, 48% retweets, 19% quotes
6,720 
90. profile imageGabrielle Birkman
@GabriellBirkman


Mathematician & tech writer. Math/Sci history. Not just for #WomenInSTEM I'm for #EverybodyInSTEM My tweets are part of the collective. Resistance was futile.
Los Angeles, CA
gabriellebirkman.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 17% new, 19% replies, 57% retweets, 8% quotes
6,652 114 
91. profile imageSarah Keenihan PhD
@sciencesarah


✮ Fan of science, storytelling, keeping busy ✮ Section Editor Science and Technology @ConversationEDU ✮
Adelaide, South Australia
medium.com/@sciencesarah
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 46% new, 25% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
6,594 267 
92. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC & more. Author of 'Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking.'
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 21% new, 56% replies, 9% retweets, 14% quotes
6,545 336 
93. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for NYTimes, USA Today, SciAm, STAT, etc. Teach at MIT and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 36% new, 9% replies, 53% retweets, 2% quotes
6,501 354 
94. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 50% new, 11% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
6,311 298 
95. 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.
Decoding Anorexia
Next to Nothing
Virginia
carriearnold.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 19% new, 51% replies, 16% retweets, 14% quotes
6,253 239 
96. profile imageCaitlin S.
@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
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 7% new, 39% replies, 29% retweets, 26% quotes
6,152 418 
97. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 38% new, 13% replies, 40% retweets, 9% quotes
6,127 539 
98. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 0% replies, 64% retweets, 10% quotes
6,071 444 
99. profile imageKathleen Frey Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Genetics & hearing loss & stem cells & statistics & data // #FutureIsFemale // Siga la lucha //
In flight
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 44% new, 7% replies, 41% retweets, 8% quotes
6,043 356 
100. profile imageLaurie Winkless
@laurie_winkless


Research physicist-turned-writer. Book#1: SCIENCE AND THE CITY. Book#2: STICKY (2020?). Talking head. @sciforbes contrib. #scicomm. Irish. Feminist. Opinionated
Science and the City
Science and the City
Wellington NZ (via London)
lauriewinkless.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 10% new, 46% replies, 38% retweets, 6% quotes
6,027 214 
101. profile imageEmma Marris
@Emma_Marris


Writer and person with opinions in Oregon. Environment, wildlife, ripping yarns.
Rambunctious Garden
Klamath Falls, OR
emmamarris.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 27% replies, 41% retweets, 9% quotes
5,987 266 
102. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news.
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 40% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
5,983 186 
103. profile imagePauline Acalin
@w00ki33


Spaceflight photojournalist for @Teslarati. Writer, astrophotographer, tee designer, foodie. Bylines/images in Sky & Telescope. Rockets are amazing.
pale blue dot
instagram.com/pacalin/
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 27% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
5,752 169 
104. profile imageDr Helen Scales
@helenscales


Writer. Marine biologist. Author of SPIRALS IN TIME, POSEIDON'S STEED, 11 EXPLORATIONS and EYE OF THE SHOAL
Eye of the Shoal
Spirals in Time
Spirals in Time
UK
helenscales.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 15% quotes
5,654 263 
105. profile imageKatia Moskvitch
@SciTech_Cat


Biz & Space editor @WIREDUK, contributor @QuantaMagazine, ex @BBCNews & @Nature. Quark-filled Canadian in UK. Writing a 📖 on neutron stars ✨ https://t.co/O6m9zREd0S
London, UK
katiamoskvitch.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 38% replies, 23% retweets, 4% quotes
5,616 281 
106. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,458 360 
107. profile imageEmily 💙💜💖
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain. she/they
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 17% new, 31% replies, 49% retweets, 3% quotes
5,413 378 
108. profile imageMary Hoff
@mkhoff


#Science & #environment communicator and editor in chief of Ensia magazine. Tweets are my own. linkedin.com/in/maryhoff
Crocodiles (The Wild World of Ani...
Snakes (The Wild World of Animals...
Polar Bears
Minnesota
linkedin.com/in/maryhoff/
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 2% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
5,335 232 
109. profile imageLiz Heinecke
@KitchPantrySci


Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids/ Outdoor Science Lab for Kids/ STEAM Lab for Kids/Star Wars Maker Lab/Kitchen Science Lab Edible Edition
Minneapolis, MN
kitchenpantryscientist.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 37% new, 13% replies, 49% retweets, 2% quotes
5,304 330 
110. 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.
Adventures in the Anthropocene
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 13% new, 29% replies, 45% retweets, 13% quotes
5,287 269 
111. 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
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 37% replies, 30% retweets, 6% quotes
5,256 294 
112. profile imageTanya Lewis
@tanyalewis314


Assistant News Editor @SciAm and Advances editor. 'I learn less and less about more and more until I know nothing about everything.' Tweets are my own opinion.
New York
tanyaalewis.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 11% replies, 61% retweets, 10% quotes
5,168 188 
113. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic.
Cambridge via Chicago
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 8% new, 77% replies, 7% retweets, 8% quotes
5,158 199 
114. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
The Dilbit Disaster
Exxon: The Road Not Taken
New York, NY
propublica.org
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 17% replies, 57% retweets, 7% quotes
5,154 319