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Women Among Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers including columnists, reporters, editors, book authors, and so on engaged in such work as their primary occupation. Excludes professional researchers who write for the public as a supplemental activity (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2020-Jan-29 12:02 UTC. Listed users: 124. 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


Solar System Specialist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, author, speaker, asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer. 🏳️‍🌈 she/her
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
Video channel
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 5% new, 69% replies, 15% retweets, 11% quotes
165,199 4,809 
2. profile image🏳️‍🌈 Cara Santa Maria 🏳️‍🌈
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciCommFTW | 🎓 Neurobio & Clinical Psych | 🎙@TalkNerdy_Pod & @SkepticsGuide | 📺 @NatGeoChannel #BrainGames | 🙋🏻‍♀️@SciCommCamp @NerdBrigade | 🌈 she/her
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 65% new, 19% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
79,612 2,039 
3. profile imageBethany Brookshire
@BeeBrookshire


Science writer and journalist. @SNStudents and @ScienceNews, host @sci4thepeople. She/her. My opinions are my own and don’t represent the views of my employer.
Washington, DC
bethanybrookshire.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 24% new, 62% replies, 4% retweets, 10% quotes
63,517 2,593 
4. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious. #scicomm #womeninSTEM she/her 🇨🇦🇺🇸
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
Video channel
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 7% new, 77% replies, 3% retweets, 13% quotes
56,252 1,317 
5. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Host/Executive Producer for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad, WV native.
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
Video channel
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 14% new, 65% replies, 9% retweets, 12% quotes
53,825 977 
6. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
Oakland, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
Video channel
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 53% replies, 16% retweets, 15% quotes
45,800 2,199 
7. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Freelance Science Journalist - National Geographic, BBC, Scientific American, NBC News, PopSci, Gizmodo, Earther, Dame, WIRED and others. Fact Checker.
The Great Link
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 8% new, 49% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
42,441 1,195 
8. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


journalist | senior fellow @EmoryCSHH | TED | BIG CHICKEN (PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | public health, global health, food | She/her
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 6% new, 45% replies, 39% retweets, 10% quotes
42,128 2,013 
9. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 17% new, 24% replies, 58% retweets, 2% quotes
*Follows 0.62 feeds per follower
40,735* 343 
10. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Global director @ScienceHackDay. Author. Host/producer of Offworld on @testedcom. Art school grad. youtube.com/arielwaldman
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
Patreon page
12 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 6% new, 61% replies, 27% retweets, 6% quotes
39,495 1,749 
11. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Science and culture writer Jennifer Ouellette. Senior writer, Ars Technica. Past: Gizmodo. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll. She/her.
Los Angeles, CA
cocktailpartyphysics.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 38% new, 5% replies, 57% retweets, 0% quotes
38,919 1,723 
12. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Senior science reporter at @verge, covering all things space. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts. [email protected]
New York, NY
theverge.com/authors/loren-…
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 25% new, 37% replies, 22% retweets, 16% quotes
38,625 1,130 
13. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
ElizabethKolbert.com
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 12% new, 15% replies, 71% retweets, 2% quotes
38,162 1,159 
14. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


I write science fiction and nonfiction. Author: Future of Another Timeline. Contributor: @nytopinion. Podcast: @ooacpod. Founder: @io9. They/Them. I ❤️ noodles.
California
techsploitation.com
12 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 5% new, 79% replies, 9% retweets, 7% quotes
37,778 1,948 
15. profile imageAngela Saini
@AngelaDSaini


Award-winning science journalist for New Scientist, Wired, BBC, Nat Geo. Author of INFERIOR and SUPERIOR. Oxford engineer, MIT Fellow, Kavli AAAS Gold prize
London
angelasaini.co.uk
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 4% new, 57% replies, 37% retweets, 1% quotes
37,366 611 
16. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 33% new, 9% replies, 49% retweets, 9% quotes
37,263 1,714 
17. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Deputy editor-in-chief, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap.
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 72% new, 5% replies, 23% retweets, 1% quotes
35,129 1,421 
18. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health & science editor at @washingtonpost. Past president of National Association of @ScienceWriters. Formerly @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 38% new, 27% replies, 35% retweets, 0% quotes
34,854 1,354 
19. profile imageMaggie Koerth
@maggiekb1


Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Political science, gun violence, environment. Previously @niemanfdn fellow, @NYTMag, @boingboing, @mental_floss.
Minneapolis, MN
fivethirtyeight.com/contributors/m…
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 17% new, 54% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
31,850 1,808 
20. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 75% replies, 5% retweets, 15% quotes
29,223 1,066 
21. profile imageJulia Belluz
@juliaoftoronto


Health correspondent @voxdotcom #medicine #science #publichealth #globalhealth MIT Knight Fellow '14. Contact me securely @ jbelluz on KeyBase or DM for Signal
Vienna, Austria
juliabelluz.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 25% replies, 41% retweets, 10% quotes
28,398 1,300 
22. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Campaigner, researcher and writer specialising in the history and politics of science, technology and the environment. She/ her. [email protected]
London
climatehistories.com/who
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 67% replies, 14% retweets, 2% quotes
27,598 1,343 
23. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 55% replies, 21% retweets, 9% quotes
26,802 751 
24. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer, slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), jungles and spiders. Champagneophile. PhD. (she/her)
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 76% replies, 1% retweets, 6% quotes
26,747 817 
25. profile image𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 “𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐁” (⧖)
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes science @Forbes & @Medium. Also @BCI_journal @BirdNoteRadio & more. Formerly @Guardian. Always: Ravenclaw, heretic
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 74% new, 4% replies, 6% retweets, 16% quotes
25,516 1,833 
26. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Host of CONTACT on @Discovery and @ScienceChannel | Space Journalist, TV Presenter, Adventurer & Author. Background in astrophysics. [email protected]
Lost in Space
geni.us/TheSpaceRace
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 29% replies, 28% retweets, 11% quotes
25,091 584 
27. profile imageRose DF
@_Astro_Nerd_


Attempting to understand the Universe. (She. Her. Ella) about.me/rosedf / Avatar by: Beth Kerner.
New York, NY
instagram.com/_astro_nerd_
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 36/day • 4% new, 89% replies, 5% retweets, 2% quotes
24,147 346 
28. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science & tech | [email protected]
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
Video channel
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 22% new, 31% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
23,836 332 
29. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


I make @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futurologist〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 formerly @30for30 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 Tweets 🗑 in 30 days 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🚀 [email protected]
roseveleth.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 34% new, 29% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
23,726 885 
30. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
New York
maiasz.com
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 5% new, 54% replies, 24% retweets, 17% quotes
23,447 931 
31. profile imageGwen Pearson
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect education & write about science. Founder of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc 🐝 she/her/PhD
Potawatomi land, IN
bit.ly/GwenPearson
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 19% new, 41% replies, 31% retweets, 10% quotes
23,118 1,065 
32. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Adj Prof of Biology at UFV. Media aIl over. I put science in media when no one is looking. Ambivert. Spectrum. I control my twitter destiny. B KIND.
British Columbia, Canada
carinbondar.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 36% new, 13% replies, 21% retweets, 30% quotes
22,674 894 
33. profile imageShannon Stirone 💀
@shannonmstirone


Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @NYTimes @washingtonpost @PopSci @ozm @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @SciAm @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area, CA
shannonstirone.com
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 14% new, 64% replies, 17% retweets, 4% quotes
22,586 510 
34. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Independent science journalist, contributor to THE CRAFT OF SCIENCE WRITING, co-author of ISLAND ON FIRE. witzescience-at-gmail-dot-com. She/her/hers.
Boulder, CO
alexandrawitze.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 59% replies, 7% retweets, 10% quotes
21,760 1,040 
35. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science, tech & race. She/Her. Mom of @rumblecomics
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 52% replies, 30% retweets, 12% quotes
21,614 1,059 
36. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Dean and Prof. of Practice in Journalism, Boston U. College of Communication. Past: Editor in Chief @sciam & EVP, Magazines, Springer Nature. Opinions my own.
Boston
bu.edu/com/
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 20% new, 19% replies, 41% retweets, 20% quotes
21,398 1,215 
37. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


words: space, science, tech, pop culture, star trek/wars @engadget @startrek @syfy @latimes @slate | 1/2 @desigeekgirls | ed. Sword Stone Table (Vintage, 2021)
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 12% new, 64% replies, 15% retweets, 9% quotes
20,934 851 
38. profile imageRachel Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Articles Editor and Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously @washingtonpost // Host of @weirdest_thing // She/Her/My Dude // [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 14% new, 21% replies, 55% retweets, 10% quotes
19,846 917 
39. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


I write Health/Science/Tech in plain English. And in context. facebook.com/maggiefox.jour
Washington
maggiefox.com
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 17% replies, 59% retweets, 11% quotes
19,754 943 
40. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


I write the @Axios Space newsletter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. Get in touch: [email protected] Pronouns: she/her
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
link.axios.com/join/space-sig…
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: <0.05/day • 19% new, 44% replies, 23% retweets, 14% quotes
19,270 660 
41. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @StoryCollider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Into: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design. she/her
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 29% replies, 46% retweets, 7% quotes
19,096 899 
42. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Host of Reset, a tech podcast @voxdotcom • Past: 1st climate correspondent in American TV news @hbo @vicenews • [email protected] •Tweets 🗑️ after 90 days • she/her
New York City (et Montréal)
pod.link/reset
Video channel
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.3/day • 20% new, 39% replies, 32% retweets, 9% quotes
18,467 530 
43. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


senior content strategist @sparkno9 ⚡making travel more awesome @caseyluggage // friend to bodega cats // rae at spark no9 dot com
nyc
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 17% new, 72% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
17,933 476 
44. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


“Brainwashed” | Founder of @EARTH3R, former science editor @Gizmodo | Earth & environmental sciences PhD | Trekkie
Philadelphia, PA
maddiestonewriting.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 22% new, 61% replies, 13% retweets, 4% quotes
17,796 695 
45. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 16% new, 61% replies, 13% retweets, 10% quotes
17,472 924 
46. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


Science Correspondent for The Guardian. Get in touch: [email protected] *DMs are open*
London
theguardian.com/science
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 33% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
17,246 639 
47. profile imageMaryam Zaringhalam, PhD
@webmz_


Writes in codes 👩🏻‍💻 ∞ science for the people ∞ DC @storycollider producer ∞ former @AAAS_STPF ∞ @500womensci ∞she/her∞ Tweets are mine, my own, my Precious
Washington, DC
webmz.nyc
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 45% replies, 41% retweets, 2% quotes
16,968 282 
48. profile imageLeah Crane
@DownHereOnEarth


Space & physics reporter for @NewScientist. No longer quantum, not yet relativistic.
Chicago
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 8% new, 85% replies, 4% retweets, 3% quotes
16,688 275 
49. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Author NYT bestseller 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 34% new, 27% replies, 17% retweets, 21% quotes
16,377 725 
50. profile imageAlexandra Sifferlin
@acsifferlin


Deputy Editor @elemental Health & Science @Medium Previously @TIME, @TIMEHealth
New York City
alexandrasifferlin.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 25% replies, 35% retweets, 8% quotes
16,351 587 
51. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Climate reporter @washingtonpost. I love all the planets but I write about how to save this one. Reach me at [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 20% new, 12% replies, 62% retweets, 6% quotes
15,848 506 
52. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


#SciComm Nerd. Director of Social Media & #SciComm @LifeOmic! I'm a science blogger @LSUscience, blog researcher & social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 14% new, 21% replies, 63% retweets, 2% quotes
15,220 727 
53. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science, feminism, LGBTQIA, NHS, all the games and making one. Data and healthcare. 日本語も. Scottish in Yorkshire. She/her.
On a mote of dust
gofundme.com/pay-to-destroy…
5 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 10% new, 70% replies, 16% retweets, 4% quotes
14,767 288 
54. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health & etc., for NYT Parenting, O magazine + more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, slower this time. I lost on Jeopardy!
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 17% new, 22% replies, 28% retweets, 33% quotes
13,919 735 
55. 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
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 52% replies, 17% retweets, 13% quotes
13,763 468 
56. profile imageKate Wong
@katewong


Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
New York City
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 18% new, 59% replies, 22% retweets, 1% quotes
13,540 701 
57. profile imageElizabeth Lopatto
@mslopatto


Deputy editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] Put my cat tweets on television, you cowards.
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 26% new, 36% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
13,065 524 
58. profile imageSarah Olson
@ReadMoreScience


Science writer and book reviewer. 📚🔬 Studying microbiology @OregonState 🦠 Contact: saraheolson(at)nasw(dot)org ✍🏼
Corvallis, OR | She/Her
readmorescience.com
3 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 14% new, 51% replies, 31% retweets, 4% quotes
12,189 117 
59. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Editor in chief of Science News. Science + journalism = !!!
Washington, DC
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 27% new, 16% replies, 49% retweets, 9% quotes
12,021 813 
60. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own. She/her
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 25% new, 11% replies, 61% retweets, 2% quotes
11,942 599 
61. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote // email: [email protected]
DC
theatlantic.com/author/sarah-z…
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 38% new, 34% replies, 20% retweets, 8% quotes
11,817 414 
62. profile imageEvelyn Lamb
@evelynjlamb


Math and science writer. Complex analysis fangirl. Half of @myfavethm. She/her. Black lives matter. blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/
Salt Lake City, UT
tinyletter.com/evelynjlamb
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 18% new, 52% replies, 25% retweets, 5% quotes
11,502 417 
63. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist & author of new book on Apollo, 'Eight Years to the Moon,' amazon.com/gp/product/162
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
11 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 57% replies, 13% retweets, 14% quotes
11,476 653 
64. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@RobinLloyd99


reporter covering pipes, cities, food, pollution. My latest pipes story: shorturl.at/ceiGT. My science media pitch list: shorturl.at/ltHRY. Non-toxic feed.
11 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 8% new, 35% replies, 52% retweets, 5% quotes
11,221 641 
65. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Journalist. Contributing ed @SciAm, columnist @Slate. Nat’l Mag Award finalist. 2019 Bricker Award winner. Writing a book about raising kind kids @putnambooks.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
12 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.5/day • 19% new, 61% replies, 17% retweets, 4% quotes
11,051 572 
66. profile imageLiz Landau
@lizlandau


@NASAJPL Senior Storyteller. Freelance writer. Ex @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views my own. RTs ≠ endorsements https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 53% replies, 15% retweets, 8% quotes
10,856 424 
67. profile imageLena V. Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 25% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 14% quotes
10,791 720 
68. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 12 yrs on US tribal & global #Indigenous peoples #climate beat 🌏 [email protected] @WinnebagoTribe. Started memoir! #ActOnClimate 🙏
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 11% new, 1% replies, 85% retweets, 3% quotes
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69. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Climate, food & politics @michiganstateu. Author. Former Hill staff. Dir of @SciDebate. Host of Serving Up Science on @PBSDS.
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 63% replies, 5% retweets, 8% quotes
10,406 749 
70. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 12% new, 5% replies, 67% retweets, 16% quotes
10,396 532 
71. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Staff writer at @medium’s OneZero (@ozm), covering the intersection of biology and technology. Science writing instructor, @johnshopkins. [email protected]
Baltimore, Maryland
medium.com/@emilymullin
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 35% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
10,012 402 
72. profile imagePauline Acalin
@w00ki33


Spaceflight photojournalist. Mom, explorer, astrophotographer, tee designer, foodie. Rockets are amazing.
pale blue dot
instagram.com/pacalin/
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 12% new, 35% replies, 45% retweets, 6% quotes
9,820 236 
73. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


My dream: to help you achieve yours. Director @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 6% new, 41% replies, 42% retweets, 12% quotes
9,760 592 
74. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Sr. Editor @undarkmag • Instructor @nyu_journalism • Freelance journo for many (maybe you?) • Books: Infested / The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking • She/Her
brookeborel.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 27% new, 21% replies, 40% retweets, 12% quotes
9,565 402 
75. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science and features writer at the Los Angeles Times. Refuse to let the world corrupt you.
Los Angeles
latimes.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 35% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
9,533 352 
76. profile imageMiriam E. Tucker
@MiriamETucker


Writer/journalist specializing in medicine/health. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1973.
Washington DC area
linkedin.com/in/miriametuck…
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 58% replies, 22% retweets, 8% quotes
9,461 593 
77. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Freelance chemistry and food journalist. Bylines @cenmag @Forbes @DCist @SciAm. Chemistry Ph.D. Inglés+Español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
carmendrahl.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 51% replies, 15% retweets, 16% quotes
9,407 506 
78. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science journalist. Author of CULTURED amzn.to/2TUT5sn and OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R. @SciAm contributor. Erstwhile triathlete. Novice mom. Part-time nerd.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 37% new, 25% replies, 21% retweets, 17% quotes
9,322 555 
79. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 15% new, 60% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
9,159 452 
80. 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
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 17% replies, 36% retweets, 14% quotes
9,123 760 
81. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization & emerging tech/X-ray astronomy; speaker; author; 'Light from the Void' 20 Years of @chandraxray now out; opinions=my own; she/her
RI, USA
kimarcand.com
11 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 7% new, 65% replies, 25% retweets, 2% quotes
9,080 351 
82. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


words and birds 🌾writer, naturalist, climate editor @audubonsociety. stands up for the common bird. she/her. [email protected]
NYC/BK
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 14% new, 25% replies, 53% retweets, 8% quotes
8,971 578 
83. profile imageDr Claire O’Connell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology UCD, MSc Sci Comm DCU, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016. MC. Adjunct Professor @ucd_sbbs
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 29% new, 34% replies, 36% retweets, 2% quotes
8,465 340 
84. profile imageEmma Marris
@Emma_Marris


Writer in Oregon. Environment, wildlife, ripping yarns. Writing a book about wild animals. Borderline utopian. Radical Gleasonian. She/her
Klamath Falls, OR
emmamarris.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 53% replies, 22% retweets, 6% quotes
8,296 310 
85. 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
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 41% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
8,122 448 
86. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


Science/health journalist • mom • feminist • teacher • photographer • author • @Forbes • kid lit • #MBL • #AHCJ • #binder • Gryffindor • Texan • she/her
DFW
tarahaelle.net
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 6% new, 39% replies, 48% retweets, 8% quotes
7,858 465 
87. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Science journalist and author • THE GREAT INDOORS, out in June 2020 from @fsgbooks, is now available for pre-order! https://t.co/4q7nTAgXTB
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 26% replies, 33% retweets, 9% quotes
7,680 521 
88. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist 🚀 bylines at BBC Future, The Observer, New Scientist, etc 🌍 previously at BuzzFeed 🐱 [email protected] 💌 she/her
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 19% new, 37% replies, 26% retweets, 18% quotes
7,644 398 
89. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Senior reporter at @NatureNews. Send me tips: [email protected] Past: @buzzfeednews @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
11 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 13% replies, 37% retweets, 14% quotes
7,541 437 
90. profile imageJeanne Garbarino, PhD
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. Views and typos mine. she/her
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 7% new, 49% replies, 29% retweets, 16% quotes
7,539 367 
91. profile imageSarah Keenihan PhD
@sciencesarah


Freelance ✮ Writer ✮ Editor ✮ Copywriter ✮ Science ✮ Technology ✮ Space ✮ Medicine ✮ Health ✮ Geology ✮
Adelaide, South Australia
sarahkeenihan.com
11 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 31% new, 47% replies, 13% retweets, 10% quotes
7,127 283 
92. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo & more. Author of POACHED: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 33% new, 53% replies, 3% retweets, 10% quotes
7,095 356 
93. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Sci news for NYTimes, SciAm, STAT etc. Teach at Boston University. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD. Fan of great journalism, penguins. She/her
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 48% new, 19% replies, 27% retweets, 6% quotes
7,054 377 
94. profile imageKatia Moskvitch
@SciTech_Cat


Editorial Lead @IBMResearch. Ex journo: WIRED, Nature, BBC. Astrophysicist & rockclimber. Quark-filled Canadian in UK. My 📖 on neutron stars✨ out Sept 2020!
London, UK
katiamoskvitch.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 15% replies, 55% retweets, 8% quotes
7,034 320 
95. profile imageAinissa Ramirez, Ph.D.
@ainissaramirez


Scientist. Speaker. Author. Thinker. THE ALCHEMY OF US (MIT Press) 4/2020. mitpress.mit.edu/books/alchemy-… Speaker Rep’ed by: https://t.co/eo08ni74jg
Always from New Jersey
ainissaramirez.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 36% new, 13% replies, 33% retweets, 17% quotes
7,013 387 
96. profile imageEmily Conover
@emcconover


Reporter at @sciencenews, bringing you the juiciest physics news. Award-winning science writer and peep dioramist. She/her
Washington, DC
emilyconover.net
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 49% replies, 9% retweets, 17% quotes
6,969 200 
97. profile imageLisa Song
@lisalsong


Environment reporter @ProPublica. Formerly @InsideClimate. Fan of geology, cats. [email protected]
New York, NY
propublica.org
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 37% replies, 37% retweets, 8% quotes
6,906 365 
98. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


studying @berkeleylaw & writing about climate change on the internet. live every day like it's scorpio season.
Berkeley, CA
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 16% replies, 25% retweets, 32% quotes
6,873 315 
99. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
11 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
6,763 406 
100. profile imageCaitlin S., PhD
@Paleophile


fossils are my jam | science communicator | evolutionary anthropology PhD | #scicomm #sciengage #scipol #evoed #DBER | #celiac |🐶🐈 #rescue | Personal acct
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 16% new, 45% replies, 19% retweets, 20% quotes
6,722 418 
101. 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
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 41% new, 26% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
6,717 298 
102. profile imageLaurie Winkless
@laurie_winkless


Physicist-turned-science storyteller. Book#1: SCIENCE AND THE CITY. Book#2: STICKY (2021?). @ForbesScience contributor. Irish. Feminist. Opinionated. She/her.
Wellington NZ (via London)
lauriewinkless.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 18% new, 31% replies, 43% retweets, 8% quotes
6,586 234 
103. profile imageGabrielle Birchak
@GabriellBirchak


Mathematician, writer, podcaster in love with sci-history. #math #science #history #EverybodyinSTEM My tweets are part of the collective. Resistance was futile.
Los Angeles, CA
mathsciencehistory.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 37% new, 23% replies, 37% retweets, 4% quotes
6,517 120 
104. profile imageRebecca 🌓 Boyle
@rboyle31


Writer, writing science for @TheAtlantic @nytimes @sciam @newscientist @TheLWON & more. Pro-night, pro-dog. Writing a book about the Moon for @randomhouse
Colorado Springs, COLORADO
rebecca-boyle.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 10% new, 47% replies, 28% retweets, 14% quotes
6,334 296 
105. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 20% new, 47% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
6,333 233 
106. 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
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 1% replies, 69% retweets, 18% quotes
6,310 450 
107. profile imageDr Helen Scales
@helenscales


Marine biologist. Writer. Talker.
UK
helenscales.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 10% new, 49% replies, 21% retweets, 20% quotes
6,206 265 
108. profile imageGaia Vince
@WanderingGaia


Writer, broadcaster, author (TRANSCENDENCE amzn.to/2nSFEyQ; ADVENTURES IN THE ANTHROPOCENE amzn.to/1KKAUc7). Science of humanity and our planet
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 32% replies, 48% retweets, 10% quotes
6,154 282 
109. profile imageLaura Seward Forczyk 🌙💫🚀
@LauraForczyk


Founder @Astralytical. Space professional, scientist, mom, & #FutureAstronaut. I tweet about NASA, women in science, aerospace industry & policy. #Feminist
Atlanta, GA
astralytical.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 71% replies, 5% retweets, 12% quotes
6,112 209 
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. She/her
New York
tanyaalewis.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 32% new, 13% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
6,071 221 
111. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Web producer @sciencenews. Award-winning baker and freelance cheesemonger.
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 34% new, 23% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
6,068 526 
112. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer. Currently tracking: hearing loss & suicide as a symptom & things that make you 🤔 // #FutureIsFemale //
In flight
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 47% new, 9% replies, 38% retweets, 6% quotes
5,971 351 
113. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 50% new, 1% replies, 44% retweets, 4% quotes
5,867 256 
114. profile imageChristine Dell'Amore
@cdellamore


Bug-loving adventurer. Senior animals editor at National Geographic. Author of the book South Pole. Co-founder of the @DCSWA Newsbrief Award.
Washington, D.C.
nationalgeographic.com/contributors/d…
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 33% new, 33% replies, 29% retweets, 4% quotes
5,856 155 
115. profile imageErica Klarreich
@EricaKlarreich


Mathematics and science journalist. My work has appeared in Quanta, Nature, The Atlantic, New Scientist, Science News and other publications.
Berkeley, California
ericaklarreich.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 16% new, 30% replies, 49% retweets, 6% quotes
5,842 176 
116. profile imageMaia Weinstock
@20tauri


@MIT News deputy editor; @LegoNASAwomen creator; author of forthcoming Millie Dresselhaus bio (MIT Press, 2021); champion of women. Tweets = my views. She | her
Massachusetts
maiaw.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 44% replies, 26% retweets, 11% quotes
5,510 299 
117. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,481 366 
118. profile imageLiza Gross
@lizabio


Journalist #health #environment. @FERNnews. Ed, @PLOSBiology. Views my own. She/Her. Science Writers' Investigative Reporting Handbook amzn.to/2PXr7i8
San Francisco
lizagross.com
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 21% new, 31% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
5,420 332 
119. profile imageEmily 💖💜💙
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain. she/they
11 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 11% new, 46% replies, 37% retweets, 6% quotes
5,406 370 
120. profile imageKelly Brenner
@KellyBrenner


Naturalist, Writer, Photographer | NATURE OBSCURA: A City’s Hidden Natural World - April 2020 @MtneersBooks | Autistic | @NudiAppSoc | #StreetCreatures Fridays
Seattle/Duwamish Land
metrofieldguide.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 10% new, 66% replies, 17% retweets, 7% quotes
5,392 230 
121. profile imageLiz Lee Heinecke
@KitchPantrySci


Science storyteller, currently immersed in La Belle Epoch writing “RADIANT.”
Minneapolis, MN
kitchenpantryscientist.com
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 35% new, 19% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
5,236 328 
122. profile imageFlora Lichtman
@flichtman


host of @eltshow from @Gimletmedia. before: bill nye saves on @netflix @nytimes @scifri [email protected]
new yak
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 9% new, 70% replies, 10% retweets, 12% quotes
5,195 133 
123. profile imageNadja Popovich
@PopovichN


words & graphics @nytimes @nytclimate ✨✨✨✨✨ Formerly: @GuardianUS
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 11% new, 20% replies, 67% retweets, 2% quotes
5,053 274 
124. 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
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 12% new, 38% replies, 34% retweets, 16% quotes
5,000 329