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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: 2018-Nov-20 12:49 UTC. Listed users: 111. 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, public speaker. Wrote a book on Curiosity rover. Asteroid 274860.
The Design and Engineering of Cur...
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 8% new, 31% replies, 49% retweets, 12% quotes
149,570 4,655 
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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 14% new, 69% replies, 10% retweets, 7% quotes
79,155 2,057 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 34% new, 55% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
62,715 2,571 
4. 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
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 47% replies, 20% retweets, 20% quotes
46,010 2,252 
5. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Host/Executive Producer for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad
Ada Lace and the Suspicious Artis...
Ada Lace Adventures Collection
Ada Lace and the Impossible Missi...
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 12% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 20% quotes
44,772 882 
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. Nat'l Asso. Science Writers
The Science Of On-Camera Acting
Los Angeles, CA
forbes.com/sites/andreamo…
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 21% new, 25% replies, 51% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.61 feeds per follower
43,033* 363 
7. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


@WIRED columnist, journalist, @SchusterInst fellow, TED | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | [email protected] | avi: @rachel_suggs
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 10% new, 33% replies, 45% retweets, 12% quotes
38,497 1,935 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 67% new, 2% replies, 31% retweets, 0% quotes
35,853 1,670 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 9% new, 20% replies, 70% retweets, 2% quotes
34,059 1,070 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 25% new, 7% replies, 62% retweets, 6% quotes
34,020 1,681 
11. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 44% new, 11% replies, 35% retweets, 10% quotes
33,551 1,410 
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.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 2% new, 96% replies, 1% retweets, 0% quotes
33,495 1,871 
13. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer (Nov 2018). 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 16% new, 54% replies, 18% retweets, 12% quotes
32,640 1,713 
14. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 37% new, 18% replies, 39% retweets, 6% quotes
29,056 1,208 
15. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 28% replies, 25% retweets, 16% quotes
28,994 863 
16. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 14% new, 60% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
28,769 1,786 
17. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 5% new, 71% replies, 3% retweets, 22% quotes
28,243 1,005 
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
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 63% replies, 12% retweets, 18% quotes
27,594 1,075 
19. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


I work for a climate charity. But this is me, not them. PhD in science communication and too many years working in universities or museums.
London
climatehistories.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 20% new, 44% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
25,396 1,308 
20. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 69% replies, 3% retweets, 11% quotes
25,276 800 
21. profile imagesunt lacrimae rerum et mentem mortalia tangunt
@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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 69% new, 3% replies, 26% retweets, 3% quotes
25,148 1,837 
22. profile imageJulia Belluz
@juliaoftoronto


Health correspondent @voxdotcom #medicine #science #publichealth MIT Knight Fellow '14. Contact me securely @ KeyBase: jbelluz
Washington, DC
juliabelluz.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 19% replies, 46% retweets, 8% quotes
23,016 1,122 
23. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 7% new, 37% replies, 50% retweets, 6% quotes
22,801 975 
24. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


PhD Biologist, Jungle Warrior, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms TV Host, TED talker, Mom. Nutjob. carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
carinbondar.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 54% new, 11% replies, 21% retweets, 14% quotes
22,646 913 
25. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Editor in Chief, @sciam. EVP, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Nature Research. All opinions expressed are my own. RTs are not endorsements.
New York
ScientificAmerican.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 28% new, 11% replies, 43% retweets, 16% quotes
21,008 1,228 
26. profile imageGwen Pearson
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach and write about science. Founder of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc 🐝 she/her
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 28% new, 29% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
20,323 1,024 
27. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/vox
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 32% new, 29% replies, 29% retweets, 10% quotes
20,109 304 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 8% new, 48% replies, 35% retweets, 10% quotes
19,953 912 
29. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 18% new, 21% replies, 51% retweets, 10% quotes
19,391 910 
30. 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
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 67% replies, 7% retweets, 10% quotes
19,318 849 
31. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 26% new, 37% replies, 27% retweets, 12% quotes
19,244 1,000 
32. 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
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 41% new, 3% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
18,980 901 
33. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 25% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
18,465 484 
34. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 10% new, 47% replies, 33% retweets, 10% quotes
17,858 969 
35. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 34% new, 31% replies, 24% retweets, 11% quotes
17,312 886 
36. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 17% new, 23% replies, 59% retweets, 2% quotes
17,211 832 
37. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 26% new, 49% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
16,888 938 
38. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


@Mashable science editor. Always a space reporter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. [email protected] DMs open and a mess.
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
mashable.com/category/space
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 43% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
16,745 613 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 34% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
15,810 552 
40. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent. Send me your stories: [email protected]
London
theguardian.com/science
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 32% replies, 37% retweets, 12% quotes
15,631 617 
41. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


senior editor of TV & video @adexchanger. ad tech bad boy. writing a book about animals in space rep'd by @jeffdshreve//[email protected]
nyc
raepaoletta.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 22% new, 63% replies, 7% retweets, 8% quotes
15,356 445 
42. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Senior Editor, Health & Science @Medium. Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 37% new, 15% replies, 35% retweets, 14% quotes
14,616 549 
43. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 36% new, 39% replies, 21% retweets, 4% quotes
14,191 559 
44. 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/
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 16% new, 19% replies, 30% retweets, 36% quotes
13,920 748 
45. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
Good to Go
Colorado
fivethirtyeight.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 34% new, 21% replies, 27% retweets, 18% quotes
13,580 674 
46. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Independent science journalist and author. BBC and ITN alumna. AAAS Kavli Award. Physics World Book of the Year INFERIOR out now: tinyurl.com/yc5azc9l
Superior
Inferior
Geek Nation
North London
angelasaini.co.uk
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 2% new, 41% replies, 50% retweets, 7% quotes
13,527 368 
47. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science, feminism, LGBTQIA, coding silly stuff. Scottish in Yorkshire. 日本語も. Millenial ruining everything. She/her.
On a mote of dust
ko-fi.com/A220JQR
4 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 12% new, 65% replies, 16% retweets, 6% quotes
12,971 271 
48. 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.
Ecstatic Dandelions
What's in Your Genes?
Little Cells (a Beatrice the Biol...
Los Angeles, CA
beatricebiologist.com
Patreon page
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 31% new, 59% replies, 7% retweets, 3% quotes
12,876 466 
49. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 36% new, 36% replies, 23% retweets, 5% quotes
12,868 691 
50. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Freelance writer. Art Historian. I like planets. Bylines @PopSci @NYTimes @TheAtlantic @NewRepublic @Wired & others. Opinions are mine. 📡
Bay Area, CA
shannonstirone.com
4 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day • 14% new, 64% replies, 11% retweets, 11% quotes
12,468 358 
51. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 26% new, 17% replies, 50% retweets, 8% quotes
12,125 826 
52. 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
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 34% new, 29% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
11,822 690 
53. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 33% replies, 30% retweets, 23% quotes
11,471 648 
54. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 32% new, 18% replies, 49% retweets, 1% quotes
11,328 574 
55. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


contributing editor @sciam & @spectrum, faculty @nyu_journalism, vp board @sciencewriting, robinlloyd at protonmail dot com
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 8% replies, 70% retweets, 5% quotes
10,716 646 
56. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] She/her
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 25% new, 49% replies, 19% retweets, 7% quotes
10,683 486 
57. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 21% replies, 39% retweets, 14% quotes
10,365 718 
58. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 14% replies, 52% retweets, 18% quotes
9,776 391 
59. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 47% replies, 17% retweets, 18% quotes
9,710 395 
60. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 21% replies, 53% retweets, 10% quotes
9,615 599 
61. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 25% replies, 35% retweets, 14% quotes
9,214 500 
62. profile imageMarilynn Marchione
@MMarchioneAP


I cover major medical meetings, write national health stories for the Associated Press and bike to work whenever I can. [email protected]
ap.org
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 8% new, 8% replies, 61% retweets, 22% quotes
9,212 493 
63. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 34% new, 17% replies, 35% retweets, 14% quotes
9,138 759 
64. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer. @SciAm. @CSUNaturalSci. Etc. Author of OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R & forthcoming book about the microbiome + food. Runner. Gardener. Nerd.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 39% new, 3% replies, 36% retweets, 22% quotes
9,077 564 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 22% new, 45% replies, 26% retweets, 7% quotes
9,075 374 
66. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Contributing editor @SciAm, columnist @Slate, NYU visiting scholar, 2018 Alicia Patterson fellow, 2017 National Magazine Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: <0.05/day • 19% new, 43% replies, 26% retweets, 12% quotes
8,989 548 
67. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 17% new, 20% replies, 46% retweets, 17% quotes
8,972 597 
68. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Author. Mom. Host of Serving Up Science on @WKAR & @michiganstateu’s 'Our Table.’ Politics. Science. Food.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
Unscientific America (Large Print...
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 29% new, 50% replies, 11% retweets, 10% quotes
8,946 712 
69. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
sarzha.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 43% new, 25% replies, 24% retweets, 8% quotes
8,935 349 
70. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 12% replies, 63% retweets, 12% quotes
8,898 523 
71. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Climate & Science Correspondent, @HBO's VICE News Tonight • [email protected] • Signal ONLY: 917-933-0537 • 🇨🇦🇹🇹, QPOC, GNC, She/Her/Hers
New York City (et Montréal)
arielleduhaimeross.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 45% new, 21% replies, 30% retweets, 4% quotes
8,873 407 
72. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Staff writer at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 29% new, 29% replies, 32% retweets, 10% quotes
8,606 338 
73. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 41% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
8,483 190 
74. profile imagehanner
@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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 10% new, 13% replies, 67% retweets, 10% quotes
8,448 583 
75. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 7% replies, 56% retweets, 16% quotes
8,290 389 
76. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization lead for @chandraxray; Latest science book: “Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe.' Opinions=my own 🛰️https://t.co/jHO1Tw8JYW
RI, USA
chandra.si.edu
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 10% new, 75% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
8,148 323 
77. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Space / Bio / Physics / #Científica / Storyteller / Speeches are good, but good deeds are better. / Las opiniones son mías / Likes = bookmarks.
New York, NY
about.me/rosedf
4 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 30/day • 7% new, 73% replies, 15% retweets, 5% quotes
7,943 180 
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.
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 24% new, 22% replies, 53% retweets, 1% quotes
7,909 339 
79. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 21% replies, 32% retweets, 16% quotes
7,532 436 
80. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 34% new, 33% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
7,507 399 
81. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 21% new, 49% replies, 22% retweets, 8% quotes
7,373 514 
82. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 22% new, 44% replies, 19% retweets, 15% quotes
7,191 409 
83. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Independent journalist writing about the cutting edge of medicine. Science writing instructor, @johnshopkins. Previously: @techreview. [email protected]
Baltimore, MD
emilymullin.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 25% new, 28% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
7,163 354 
84. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw, formerly writing about the environment @thinkprogress. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 23% replies, 23% retweets, 32% quotes
7,040 318 
85. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


A scientist (and science evangelist) who aims to awaken the inner scientist in everyone. Lectures and writes about #STEM and podcasts too. @scienceundrgrnd.
Newton's Football
New England
ainissaramirez.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 48% new, 6% replies, 33% retweets, 13% quotes
6,795 396 
86. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 94% new, 3% replies, 2% retweets, 0% quotes
6,707 408 
87. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 21% new, 37% replies, 31% retweets, 11% quotes
6,702 432 
88. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 10% new, 49% replies, 31% retweets, 10% quotes
6,687 362 
89. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter/Sunday news editor @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 29% new, 13% replies, 48% retweets, 10% quotes
6,642 415 
90. profile imageGabrielle Birkman
@GabriellBirkman


Math, sci-history & tech writer, polymath, former actress, waffler...I can't decide. #WomeninSTEM My tweets are part of the collective. Resistance was futile.
Los Angeles, CA
gabriellebirkman.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 16% new, 15% replies, 61% retweets, 8% quotes
6,609 111 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 39% new, 25% replies, 25% retweets, 11% quotes
6,543 268 
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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 17% new, 61% replies, 11% retweets, 11% quotes
6,405 328 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 36% new, 10% replies, 54% retweets, 0% quotes
6,404 351 
94. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 18% new, 51% replies, 16% retweets, 14% quotes
6,231 243 
95. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 50% new, 13% replies, 30% retweets, 7% quotes
6,231 296 
96. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 16% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
6,148 543 
97. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 25% new, 0% replies, 54% retweets, 21% quotes
6,073 443 
98. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 9% new, 39% replies, 25% retweets, 26% quotes
6,071 419 
99. profile imageKathleen Frey Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Genetics & hearing loss & stem cells & statistics & data // #FutureIsFemale // Siga la lucha //
In flight
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 46% new, 8% replies, 38% retweets, 8% quotes
6,025 362 
100. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news.
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 41% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
5,865 177 
101. profile imageEmma Marris
@Emma_Marris


Environmental writer in Oregon. House-made hot takes on novel ecosystems, urban ecology, kids in nature, environmental ethics, wolves, fake meat, weeds, etc.
Rambunctious Garden
Klamath Falls, OR
emmamarris.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 21% replies, 47% retweets, 14% quotes
5,825 265 
102. 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
Poseidon's Steed
UK
helenscales.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 19% retweets, 12% quotes
5,572 258 
103. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,392 362 
104. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 38% new, 10% replies, 51% retweets, 1% quotes
5,298 334 
105. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 39% new, 1% replies, 51% retweets, 8% quotes
5,281 231 
106. profile imageEmily
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain. she or they 💙💜💖
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 18% new, 22% replies, 56% retweets, 4% quotes
5,262 379 
107. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 10% new, 17% replies, 63% retweets, 10% quotes
5,238 266 
108. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 28% new, 38% replies, 26% retweets, 8% quotes
5,217 291 
109. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 17% new, 6% replies, 64% retweets, 13% quotes
5,123 188 
110. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
propublica.org
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
5,027 308 
111. 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
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 23% replies, 51% retweets, 14% quotes
5,005 322