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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-May-24 11:01 UTC. Listed users: 117. 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
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 8% new, 47% replies, 25% retweets, 19% quotes
157,154 4,784 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 85% new, 8% replies, 3% retweets, 4% quotes
79,764 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
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 34% new, 54% replies, 8% retweets, 4% quotes
63,285 2,597 
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
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 8% new, 74% replies, 11% retweets, 7% quotes
51,039 951 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
45,797 2,228 
6. profile imageAndrea Morris
@DraisyMorris


Redheaded stepchild. I write about arts & science. Journalist, @Forbes Head of Story Dept @Wondros Member of @ScienceWriters
Los Angeles, CA
forbes.com/sites/andreamo…
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 14% new, 33% replies, 51% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.62 feeds per follower
42,155* 351 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 15% new, 43% replies, 31% retweets, 12% quotes
40,021 1,945 
8. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Author. Field microscopist. Global director @ScienceHackDay. YouTuber youtube.com/arielwaldman. Art school grad.
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
Patreon page
12 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 11% new, 48% replies, 31% retweets, 10% quotes
38,416 1,740 
9. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior reporter, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Los Angeles, CA
cocktailpartyphysics.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 48% new, 8% replies, 44% retweets, 0% quotes
37,402 1,698 
10. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious. #scicomm #womeninSTEM she/her
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 2% new, 69% replies, 7% retweets, 22% quotes
37,107 1,105 
11. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 9% new, 22% replies, 67% retweets, 2% quotes
36,203 1,124 
12. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 18% new, 5% replies, 67% retweets, 10% quotes
35,215 1,691 
13. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 8% new, 83% replies, 8% retweets, 2% quotes
34,895 1,901 
14. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 67% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
34,672 1,032 
15. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 58% new, 5% replies, 31% retweets, 6% quotes
34,436 1,421 
16. profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker
@maggiekb1


Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Science and society = my jam. Occasional cute kid stories. She/Her.
Minneapolis, MN
maggiekb.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 20% new, 52% replies, 16% retweets, 12% quotes
31,092 1,813 
17. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 52% new, 20% replies, 25% retweets, 3% quotes
30,684 1,274 
18. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Journalist -- BBC, Scientific American, PopSci, The Daily Beast, Gizmodo, Earther, Dame, WIRED and others. Fact Checker.
The Cliffs of Insanity
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 6% new, 51% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
30,474 1,046 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 8% new, 59% replies, 14% retweets, 19% quotes
28,467 1,066 
20. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Co-run a climate charity. Also writing a book on the history of the climate crisis. Former journo, academic and museum worker. [email protected]
London
climatehistories.com/who
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 24% new, 54% replies, 17% retweets, 5% quotes
26,416 1,327 
21. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD.
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 67% replies, 1% retweets, 12% quotes
26,108 822 
22. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁” (⧖)
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes about science @Forbes & @Medium. Also: @BCI_journal, @BirdNoteRadio & more. Formerly @Guardian. Ravenclaw. Cynic.
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 52% new, 11% replies, 31% retweets, 7% quotes
25,369 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 11% replies, 59% retweets, 10% quotes
24,762 1,164 
24. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Scientific Storyteller. Ambivert. Philosopher. bondarmedia.com carinbondar.com
British Columbia, Canada
bondarmedia.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 67% new, 7% replies, 17% retweets, 8% quotes
22,667 911 
25. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science | [email protected]
New York, NY
youtube.com/vox
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 28% new, 32% replies, 31% retweets, 9% quotes
22,263 314 
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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 20% new, 39% replies, 31% retweets, 10% quotes
22,016 1,047 
27. 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
geni.us/TheSpaceRace
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 25% new, 27% replies, 31% retweets, 18% quotes
21,977 541 
28. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Physics writer and editor @QuantaMagazine. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 20% new, 39% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
21,829 663 
29. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
New York
maiasz.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 3% new, 61% replies, 24% retweets, 12% quotes
21,680 938 
30. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 23% new, 36% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
21,432 861 
31. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 18% new, 20% replies, 43% retweets, 18% quotes
21,163 1,219 
32. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 10% new, 59% replies, 22% retweets, 9% quotes
20,728 1,033 
33. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 32% new, 45% replies, 14% retweets, 8% quotes
20,413 1,024 
34. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes: space, tech, star trek/wars, books. words: @1password. ed @syfyfangrrls. @desigeekgirls. formerly @engadget. nonfic agent @annasproul fic @katemckean.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 12% new, 75% replies, 4% retweets, 10% quotes
19,979 853 
35. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Award-winning science journalist and broadcaster for BBC, Guardian, New Scientist, Wired et al. Author of INFERIOR on sexism in science and SUPERIOR on race.
North London
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 8% new, 55% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
19,684 457 
36. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 21% new, 26% replies, 47% retweets, 6% quotes
19,535 914 
37. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


I write Health/Science/Tech in plain English. No PR pitches, please. facebook.com/maggiefox.jour…
Washington
maggiefox.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 3% replies, 61% retweets, 16% quotes
19,451 920 
38. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 21/day • 10% new, 55% replies, 29% retweets, 6% quotes
19,365 447 
39. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


I write the @Axios Space newsletter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. Get in touch: [email protected]
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
link.axios.com/join/space-sig…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 16% new, 50% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
18,549 652 
40. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 31% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
18,260 904 
41. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 19% new, 55% replies, 18% retweets, 8% quotes
17,092 927 
42. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic.
Cambridge via Chicago
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 4% new, 87% replies, 3% retweets, 6% quotes
16,585 243 
43. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent. Send me your stories: [email protected]
London
theguardian.com/science
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 19% new, 31% replies, 39% retweets, 12% quotes
16,394 634 
44. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


chief internet officer at @articlegroup//friend to bodega cats//[email protected]
nyc
articlegroup.com/invite/
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 62% replies, 10% retweets, 8% quotes
16,212 459 
45. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Deputy Editor @elemental, Health & Science @Medium, Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 45% new, 19% replies, 28% retweets, 8% quotes
15,719 571 
46. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 30% replies, 23% retweets, 19% quotes
15,121 705 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 29% new, 57% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
15,084 592 
48. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 29% new, 27% replies, 34% retweets, 10% quotes
15,020 489 
49. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science, feminism, LGBTQIA, all the games and making one. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 10% new, 75% replies, 8% retweets, 7% quotes
14,538 279 
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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 26% new, 43% replies, 25% retweets, 6% quotes
14,103 708 
51. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health & etc., for FiveThirtyEight, NYT Parenting, O magazine + more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, slower this time. I lost on Jeopardy!
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 16% new, 19% replies, 31% retweets, 34% quotes
13,948 745 
52. profile imageBeatrice the Biologist
@beatricebiology


Science illustrations, comics, and books! Co-host of @sciencebrunch, a conversational and irreverent science podcast. My real name is Katie McKissick. She/her.
Los Angeles, CA
Patreon page
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 19% new, 55% replies, 17% retweets, 8% quotes
13,627 472 
53. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 50% replies, 32% retweets, 5% quotes
13,582 261 
54. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Astrobiophysics | She/Her | Quisqueyana | Obsessive moongazer | Views are my own | No hablo por nadie, ni nadie habla por mi.
New York, NY
about.me/rosedf
4 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 4% new, 91% replies, 3% retweets, 2% quotes
13,270 248 
55. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 59% replies, 23% retweets, 2% quotes
12,549 691 
56. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 15% replies, 51% retweets, 10% quotes
12,056 822 
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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 23% new, 22% replies, 37% retweets, 18% quotes
11,735 440 
58. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 25% new, 15% replies, 57% retweets, 2% quotes
11,631 587 
59. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 39% replies, 23% retweets, 22% quotes
11,519 657 
60. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] She/her. Put my cat tweets on television, you cowards.
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: <0.05/day • 34% new, 39% replies, 19% retweets, 8% quotes
11,185 495 
61. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@RobinLloyd99


reporter, editor, teacher @sciam @nyu_journalism @spectrum @undarkmag
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 9% new, 37% replies, 47% retweets, 7% quotes
11,026 646 
62. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
sarzha.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 36% new, 44% replies, 13% retweets, 8% quotes
10,903 391 
63. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 22% replies, 41% retweets, 13% quotes
10,678 723 
64. profile imageLiz Landau
@lizlandau


@NASAJPL Senior Storyteller. Freelance writer. Ex @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views my own. RTs ≠ endorsements https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 55% replies, 13% retweets, 11% quotes
10,333 419 
65. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Contributing editor @SciAm, columnist @Slate. Also @Nytimes, @MotherJones. Writing a book about raising kind kids for @putnambooks.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 20% new, 69% replies, 10% retweets, 2% quotes
10,260 565 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 19% new, 52% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
10,040 401 
67. profile imageMarilynn Marchione
@MMarchioneAP


I'm chief medical writer for the Associated Press, always looking for a good story, good book, bike ride on a nice day. [email protected]
ap.org
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 10% new, 4% replies, 65% retweets, 21% quotes
9,744 511 
68. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 12% new, 29% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
9,666 
69. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Author. Mom. Host of Serving Up Science podcast. I work at the intersection of climate, food, energy & politics @michiganstateu
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 57% replies, 7% retweets, 10% quotes
9,376 724 
70. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 45% replies, 18% retweets, 20% quotes
9,368 500 
71. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist. All Things #Climate 🌏 + #NativeAmericans and global #Indigenous Peoples. Pitches & Tips DM or [email protected] My [email protected]
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 5% new, 2% replies, 91% retweets, 2% quotes
9,249 536 
72. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 19% replies, 35% retweets, 15% quotes
9,161 765 
73. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 56% new, 13% replies, 15% retweets, 16% quotes
9,111 559 
74. profile imageMiriam E. Tucker
@MiriamETucker


Writer/journalist specializing in medicine/health. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1973.
Washington DC area
linkedin.com/in/miriametuck…
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 25% replies, 43% retweets, 17% quotes
9,083 592 
75. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science and features writer at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 26% new, 18% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
9,065 347 
76. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 5% new, 75% replies, 17% retweets, 3% quotes
8,918 345 
77. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 21% replies, 48% retweets, 12% quotes
8,917 401 
78. 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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 19% new, 7% replies, 70% retweets, 4% quotes
8,671 574 
79. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 28% new, 51% replies, 13% retweets, 8% quotes
8,514 437 
80. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Freelance journalist writing about science, medicine + biotech. Science writing instructor, @johnshopkins. Formerly of @techreview. [email protected]
Baltimore, MD
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 31% replies, 41% retweets, 2% quotes
8,171 370 
81. profile imageDr Claire O’Connell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology UCD, MSc Sci Comm DCU, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016. MC. Adjunct Professor @ucd_sbbs
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 32% new, 44% replies, 23% retweets, 2% quotes
8,124 341 
82. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 31% new, 33% replies, 23% retweets, 12% quotes
7,832 446 
83. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist 🚀 bylines at New Scientist, BBC, the i paper, etc 🌍 previously at BuzzFeed 🐱 [email protected] 📧 https://t.co/EsmgC9ayZ4
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 35% replies, 25% retweets, 14% quotes
7,586 400 
84. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 41% replies, 23% retweets, 14% quotes
7,506 518 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 6% new, 27% replies, 61% retweets, 7% quotes
7,252 453 
86. profile imageJeanne Garbarino, PhD
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. she/her
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 7% new, 41% replies, 43% retweets, 9% quotes
7,213 369 
87. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


Scientist. Author. Speaker. #STEM. Books: NEWTON'S FOOTBALL & SAVE OUR SCIENCE. New book in 2020. For speaking engagements contact: jodisolomonspeakers.com
New England
ainissaramirez.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 51% new, 10% replies, 31% retweets, 9% quotes
6,949 396 
88. profile imagePauline Acalin
@w00ki33


Spaceflight photojournalist for @Teslarati. Traveler, astrophotographer, tee designer, foodie. Images in Sky & Telescope. Rockets are amazing.
pale blue dot
instagram.com/pacalin/
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 33% replies, 51% retweets, 5% quotes
6,932 190 
89. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw, formerly writing about the environment @thinkprogress. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 22% replies, 23% retweets, 26% quotes
6,838 319 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 39% new, 32% replies, 18% retweets, 11% quotes
6,827 271 
91. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 17% replies, 36% retweets, 12% quotes
6,822 424 
92. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC & more. Author of POACHED.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 28% new, 53% replies, 5% retweets, 14% quotes
6,812 343 
93. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news. Award-winning science writer and peep dioramist.
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 53% replies, 11% retweets, 16% quotes
6,775 196 
94. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
6,744 409 
95. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 37% new, 8% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
6,703 366 
96. profile imageKatia Moskvitch
@SciTech_Cat


Biz editor @WIREDUK, contributor @QuantaMagazine, ex @BBCNews & @Nature. Quark-filled Canadian in the UK. Writing a 📖 on neutron stars ✨ https://t.co/O6m9zREd0S
London, UK
katiamoskvitch.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 25% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
6,569 301 
97. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 34% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
6,480 280 
98. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 17% replies, 29% retweets, 12% quotes
6,454 299 
99. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 17% new, 31% replies, 31% retweets, 22% quotes
6,400 421 
100. profile imageCarrie Arnold
@edbites


Science writer covering our weird and wonderful world. Contributing editor at Nova Next. Author of Decoding Anorexia, lover of coffee, cats, cycling and yarn.
Virginia
carriearnold.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 50% replies, 17% retweets, 15% quotes
6,271 234 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 16% new, 41% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
6,235 219 
102. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 15% new, 19% replies, 62% retweets, 4% quotes
6,150 112 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 1% replies, 75% retweets, 11% quotes
6,140 444 
104. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Web producer @sciencenews. Award-winning baker.
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 37% new, 15% replies, 39% retweets, 9% quotes
6,124 535 
105. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Genetics & medicine advances & hearing loss & statistics & those things that make you pause // #FutureIsFemale // Siga la lucha //
In flight
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 45% new, 7% replies, 41% retweets, 7% quotes
6,047 354 
106. profile imageDr Helen Scales
@helenscales


Writer. Marine biologist. Author of SPIRALS IN TIME, POSEIDON'S STEED, 11 EXPLORATIONS and EYE OF THE SHOAL
UK
helenscales.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 57% replies, 15% retweets, 13% quotes
5,882 265 
107. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
propublica.org
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 25% replies, 47% retweets, 11% quotes
5,713 337 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 17% new, 57% replies, 13% retweets, 13% quotes
5,677 276 
109. profile imageMary Hoff
@mkhoff


#Science & #environment communicator and editor in chief @ensiamedia. Tweets are my own. linkedin.com/in/maryhoff
Minnesota
linkedin.com/in/maryhoff/
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 52% new, 1% replies, 41% retweets, 6% quotes
5,508 237 
110. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,484 361 
111. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 15% new, 28% replies, 52% retweets, 5% quotes
5,447 374 
112. profile imageGaia Vince
@WanderingGaia


Writer, broadcaster, author (Adventures In The Anthropocene amzn.to/1KKAUc7) on a voyage around the world meeting the remarkable. Next book out 2019.
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 11% new, 31% replies, 46% retweets, 13% quotes
5,436 272 
113. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 16% new, 13% replies, 59% retweets, 10% quotes
5,411 193 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 39% replies, 32% retweets, 9% quotes
5,332 305 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 35% new, 11% replies, 51% retweets, 3% quotes
5,281 330 
116. profile imageChristine Dell'Amore
@cdellamore


Bug-loving adventurer. Animals editor at National Geographic. Author of the @AssoulinePub book South Pole. Co-founder of the @DCSWA Newsbrief Award.
Washington, D.C.
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 44% new, 17% replies, 33% retweets, 6% quotes
5,249 147 
117. profile imageMeg Rosenburg
@trueanomalies


planetary science PhD | #scicomm & #histSTM | freelancer, filmmaker, podcaster | megrosenburg.com | And what you do, do it unfeignedly.
Somerville, MA
megrosenburg.com
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 24% replies, 51% retweets, 14% quotes
5,006 330