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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-Mar-24 11:01 UTC. Listed users: 115. 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
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 18% new, 53% replies, 22% retweets, 7% quotes
155,666 4,755 
2. profile image🏳️‍🌈 Cara Santa Maria 🏳️‍🌈
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciCommFTW | Host: @TalkNerdy_Pod @SkepticsGuide #FixedThatForYou | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | On TV: @BillNyeSaves @NatGeoChannel she/her
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 78% new, 11% replies, 10% retweets, 1% quotes
79,296 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 28% new, 59% replies, 7% retweets, 6% quotes
63,022 2,588 
4. 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
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 11% new, 61% replies, 15% retweets, 13% quotes
48,013 919 
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
Oakland, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 18% quotes
45,891 2,240 
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
Los Angeles, CA
forbes.com/sites/andreamo…
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 15% new, 35% replies, 48% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.62 feeds per follower
42,542* 359 
7. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


@WIRED columnist, journalist, senior fellow @EmoryCSHH, TED | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | [email protected] | avi: @rachel_suggs
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 8% new, 57% replies, 24% retweets, 10% quotes
39,508 1,942 
8. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Author of amzn.to/1MFUEVC. Global director @ScienceHackDay. YouTuber youtube.com/arielwaldman.
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
Patreon page
12 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 8% new, 67% replies, 11% retweets, 13% quotes
37,773 1,731 
9. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior reporter, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Los Angeles, CA
jenniferouellette-writes.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 62% new, 1% replies, 37% retweets, 0% quotes
36,888 1,679 
10. 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
5 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 11% new, 23% replies, 64% retweets, 2% quotes
35,369 1,108 
11. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 34% new, 6% replies, 54% retweets, 6% quotes
34,723 1,696 
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.
California
techsploitation.com
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 9% new, 78% replies, 8% retweets, 5% quotes
34,325 1,898 
13. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 46% new, 15% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
34,200 1,420 
14. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 6% new, 73% replies, 4% retweets, 16% quotes
33,105 1,071 
15. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 38% new, 31% replies, 19% retweets, 12% quotes
32,649 977 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 48% new, 18% replies, 29% retweets, 5% quotes
30,111 1,249 
17. 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
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 10% new, 59% replies, 16% retweets, 14% quotes
29,626 1,790 
18. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Journalist -- BBC, Scientific American, PopSci, The Daily Beast, Gizmodo, Earther, Dame, WIRED and others. Fact Checker. erbiba at gmail dot com
The Bog of Eternal Stench
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 4% new, 53% replies, 39% retweets, 5% quotes
28,214 1,015 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 7% new, 61% replies, 14% retweets, 18% quotes
27,976 1,065 
20. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Co-run a climate charity. Also a writer, specialising in history and politics of science. Former academic and museum worker. Knitter. Baker. Very slow runner.
London
climatehistories.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 21% new, 37% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
26,034 1,318 
21. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD.
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 69% replies, 1% retweets, 12% quotes
25,857 815 
22. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁”
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes about science @Forbes & @Medium. Also: @BCI_journal, @BirdNoteRadio & more. Formerly @Guardian. Ravenclaw. Heretic
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 42% new, 12% replies, 43% retweets, 2% quotes
25,364 1,842 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 19% replies, 48% retweets, 10% quotes
24,340 1,147 
24. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Scientific Storyteller. Ambivert. Philosopher. bondarmedia.com carinbondar.com
British Columbia, Canada
bondarmedia.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 78% new, 3% replies, 14% retweets, 6% quotes
22,700 909 
25. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Space journalist, broadcaster & author. New space advocate. Background in astrophysics. I love space, travel, aviation & adventure. [email protected]
Lost in Space
sarahcruddas.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 27% new, 11% replies, 43% retweets, 18% quotes
21,636 532 
26. 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
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 24% new, 32% replies, 35% retweets, 8% quotes
21,575 1,038 
27. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
New York
maiasz.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 3% new, 75% replies, 16% retweets, 6% quotes
21,307 937 
28. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 22% new, 16% replies, 44% retweets, 18% quotes
21,104 1,219 
29. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/vox
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 31% new, 32% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
20,885 309 
30. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 43% replies, 31% retweets, 9% quotes
20,808 639 
31. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 8% new, 59% replies, 22% retweets, 10% quotes
20,603 1,027 
32. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature, views my own. Reach me (generally) witzescience-at-gmaildotcom or (securely) awitze-at-protonmaildotcom.
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 26% new, 41% replies, 19% retweets, 13% quotes
20,062 1,019 
33. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes about space, science, tech, star trek, star wars, books. ed @syfyfangrrls. formerly @engadget. @desigeekgirls. agent: nonfic @annasproul fic @katemckean.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 11% new, 65% replies, 9% retweets, 14% quotes
19,646 861 
34. 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
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 20% new, 22% replies, 51% retweets, 6% quotes
19,553 924 
35. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


I write Health/Science/Health/Tech in plain English. Please read the whole story facebook.com/maggiefox.jour…
Washington
maggiefox.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 10% new, 7% replies, 75% retweets, 9% quotes
19,402 920 
36. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
roseveleth.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.3/day • 25% new, 37% replies, 34% retweets, 4% quotes
18,581 839 
37. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 31% replies, 34% retweets, 15% quotes
17,897 901 
38. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 16% new, 47% replies, 26% retweets, 10% quotes
17,481 633 
39. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 12% new, 65% replies, 17% retweets, 6% quotes
17,034 932 
40. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Award-winning science journalist. Occasional BBC presenter, but mostly found writing. Author of GEEK NATION and INFERIOR. New book on race science imminent.
North London
angelasaini.co.uk
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 8% new, 37% replies, 52% retweets, 4% quotes
16,683 416 
41. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent. Send me your stories: [email protected]
London
theguardian.com/science
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 36% replies, 38% retweets, 8% quotes
16,076 628 
42. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @PopSci @NYTimes @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @NewRepublic @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads & others. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area, CA
shannonstirone.com
4 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day • 16% new, 51% replies, 29% retweets, 4% quotes
15,774 415 
43. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


chief internet officer at @articlegroup//born 2 dance//[email protected]@articlegroup.com
nyc
articlegroup.com/invite/
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 53% replies, 17% retweets, 11% quotes
15,552 452 
44. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Senior Editor, Health & Science @Medium. Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 38% new, 17% replies, 33% retweets, 12% quotes
15,327 566 
45. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 21% replies, 31% retweets, 18% quotes
15,028 702 
46. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Correspondent, @HBO's VICE News Tonight • science & climate • Tweets delete after 30 days • [email protected] • Secure: [email protected] • She/Her
New York City (et Montréal)
instagram.com/adrs
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 22% new, 31% replies, 36% retweets, 10% quotes
14,882 484 
47. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 36% new, 45% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
14,850 585 
48. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 15% new, 19% replies, 31% retweets, 34% quotes
13,921 745 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 20% new, 33% replies, 44% retweets, 2% quotes
13,713 701 
50. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 8% new, 68% replies, 16% retweets, 8% quotes
13,387 275 
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.
Los Angeles, CA
beatricebiologist.com
Patreon page
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 57% replies, 17% retweets, 8% quotes
13,247 467 
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.
New York City
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 41% replies, 30% retweets, 6% quotes
12,293 689 
53. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 15% replies, 51% retweets, 10% quotes
12,076 824 
54. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 38% replies, 44% retweets, 6% quotes
12,046 235 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 27% new, 19% replies, 53% retweets, 2% quotes
11,535 581 
56. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist & author of new book on Apollo 11, 'Eight Years to the Moon,' amazon.com/gp/product/162…
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 39% replies, 26% retweets, 22% quotes
11,528 652 
57. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 34% new, 19% replies, 41% retweets, 6% quotes
11,369 429 
58. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Astrobiophysics | She/Her | In love with space and the natural world | Quisqueyana | Enamorada del Espacio y la Naturaleza.
New York, NY
about.me/rosedf
4 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 2% new, 94% replies, 2% retweets, 2% quotes
11,227 231 
59. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] She/her
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 33% new, 42% replies, 19% retweets, 6% quotes
11,034 498 
60. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


reporter, editor, teacher, bicyclist, @sciam @nyu_journalism @spectrum @undarkmag #baseballforall
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 39% replies, 42% retweets, 6% quotes
10,967 644 
61. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 21% replies, 39% retweets, 14% quotes
10,608 724 
62. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
sarzha.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 44% new, 38% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
10,532 380 
63. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 12% new, 54% replies, 17% retweets, 17% quotes
10,157 412 
64. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 27% replies, 47% retweets, 10% quotes
9,674 596 
65. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 4% new, 5% replies, 67% retweets, 24% quotes
9,600 505 
66. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 22% new, 59% replies, 9% retweets, 10% quotes
9,520 393 
67. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 26% new, 60% replies, 9% retweets, 4% quotes
9,444 554 
68. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 39% replies, 21% retweets, 19% quotes
9,314 502 
69. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Author. Mom. Host of Serving Up Science podcast. I study public understanding of food @michiganstateu. Science. Climate. Politics.
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 54% replies, 5% retweets, 13% quotes
9,248 720 
70. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 19% replies, 34% retweets, 15% quotes
9,201 764 
71. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer + editor. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. General nerd for science. Former @SciAm.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 56% new, 8% replies, 17% retweets, 19% quotes
9,114 561 
72. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Environment, Climate, Science Journalist. @WinnebagoTribe. [email protected] DM for Signal. Climate Anxiety? Let's Talk 🌏.
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 4% replies, 77% retweets, 7% quotes
9,078 529 
73. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 33% replies, 38% retweets, 15% quotes
9,045 593 
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
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 23% new, 20% replies, 49% retweets, 9% quotes
8,787 397 
75. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Staff writer at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 23% new, 13% replies, 55% retweets, 9% quotes
8,781 340 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 8% new, 19% replies, 70% retweets, 3% quotes
8,672 580 
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
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 10% new, 72% replies, 15% retweets, 2% quotes
8,623 338 
78. 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.
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 30% new, 35% replies, 34% retweets, 2% quotes
8,049 
79. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 30% new, 47% replies, 15% retweets, 8% quotes
8,009 430 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 35% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
7,926 357 
81. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 26% replies, 29% retweets, 12% quotes
7,717 444 
82. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science/health journalist, @newscientist, @theipaper, @BBC_Future etc. formerly @BuzzFeed. cat pics and commissions to [email protected] she/her
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 34% replies, 25% retweets, 19% quotes
7,568 398 
83. 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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 47% replies, 19% retweets, 11% quotes
7,463 518 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 9% new, 58% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
7,138 367 
85. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


Science/health journalist • mom • feminist • teacher • photographer • author • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • #MBL • #AHCJ • #binder • Gryffindor • Texan
DFW
tarahaelle.net
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 10% new, 45% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
7,076 441 
86. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw, formerly writing about the environment @thinkprogress. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 34% new, 19% replies, 25% retweets, 22% quotes
6,906 319 
87. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


Scientist. Author. #STEM Speaker. Books: NEWTON'S FOOTBALL & SAVE OUR SCIENCE. New book coming soon. Host of @scienceundrgrnd.
New England
ainissaramirez.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 42% new, 11% replies, 31% retweets, 16% quotes
6,854 393 
88. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 11% replies, 45% retweets, 16% quotes
6,784 418 
89. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
6,735 408 
90. profile imageSarah Keenihan PhD
@sciencesarah


✮ Fan of science, storytelling, keeping busy ✮ Section Editor Science and Technology @ConversationEDU ✮
Adelaide, South Australia
theconversation.com/au/technology
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 35% new, 33% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
6,709 265 
91. profile imageGabrielle Birkman
@GabriellBirkman


Mathematician & tech writer. Recovering comedian in love w/ sci-history. I'm for #EverybodyInSTEM My tweets are part of the collective. Resistance was futile.
Los Angeles, CA
gabriellebirkman.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 18% new, 19% replies, 57% retweets, 6% quotes
6,700 114 
92. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC & more. Author of POACHED.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 24% new, 55% replies, 6% retweets, 14% quotes
6,694 341 
93. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for NYTimes, SciAm, STAT, etc. Teach at MIT and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 38% new, 7% replies, 53% retweets, 4% quotes
6,640 364 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 42% new, 13% replies, 33% retweets, 12% quotes
6,368 298 
95. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 7% new, 39% replies, 43% retweets, 10% quotes
6,331 180 
96. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 33% replies, 26% retweets, 18% quotes
6,302 280 
97. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 23% new, 34% replies, 38% retweets, 5% quotes
6,301 297 
98. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 12% new, 50% replies, 26% retweets, 12% quotes
6,272 417 
99. 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
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 51% replies, 16% retweets, 14% quotes
6,265 237 
100. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news.
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 45% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
6,212 190 
101. 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
Wellington NZ (via London)
lauriewinkless.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 12% new, 41% replies, 41% retweets, 6% quotes
6,162 217 
102. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 37% new, 15% replies, 39% retweets, 9% quotes
6,133 536 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 0% replies, 75% retweets, 8% quotes
6,100 446 
104. profile imageKathleen Frey Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Genetics & hearing loss & stem cells & statistics & data // #FutureIsFemale // Siga la lucha //
In flight
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 46% new, 7% replies, 41% retweets, 7% quotes
6,062 354 
105. 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
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 53% replies, 19% retweets, 8% quotes
5,804 264 
106. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 16% new, 39% replies, 39% retweets, 6% quotes
5,471 374 
107. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,468 360 
108. profile imageRebecca Boyle
@rboyle31


Science journalist. 📝 @TheAtlantic @nytimes @sciam @FiveThirtyEight @TheLWON etc. Resident of the night. 🐕 ❤️ Writing a book about the Moon for @randomhouse
Saint Louis, MO
rebecca-boyle.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 22% new, 51% replies, 15% retweets, 12% quotes
5,448 268 
109. profile imageMary Hoff
@mkhoff


#Science & #environment communicator and editor in chief of Ensia magazine. Tweets are my own. linkedin.com/in/maryhoff
Minnesota
linkedin.com/in/maryhoff/
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 3% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
5,434 234 
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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 13% replies, 57% retweets, 12% quotes
5,380 192 
111. 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
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 16% new, 12% replies, 53% retweets, 20% quotes
5,352 273 
112. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
propublica.org
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 19% new, 21% replies, 51% retweets, 10% quotes
5,346 326 
113. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic.
Cambridge via Chicago
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 10% new, 79% replies, 2% retweets, 9% quotes
5,320 203 
114. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 36% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
5,307 300 
115. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 15% replies, 49% retweets, 3% quotes
5,283 330