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Women Among Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers, columnists, reporters, editors, etc. reaching general audiences. Excludes active scientists (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2018-May-22 11:33 UTC. Listed users: 100. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. Switch to collage. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, public speaker. Wrote a book on Curiosity rover. Asteroid 274860.
The Design and Engineering of Cur...
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 10% new, 53% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
147,358 4,645 
2. profile imageCara Santa Maria
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciComm FTW | Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @BillNyeSaves @NatGeoChannel
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 72% new, 15% replies, 10% retweets, 3% quotes
79,342 2,054 
3. profile imageSci Curious
@scicurious


Staff writer @SNStudents, writer at @ScienceNews, podcaster @sci4thepeople. Opinions my own. In my free time, I run long distances.
Science Blogging
Washington, DC
sciencenewsforstudents.org/author/bethany…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 48% new, 31% replies, 14% retweets, 8% quotes
60,739 2,533 
4. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science Writing...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...
Oakland, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 12% new, 48% replies, 23% retweets, 17% quotes
46,887 2,275 
5. profile imageAndréa Morris
@DraisyMorris


Redheaded stepchild. Writer & TV producer. Contributor @forbes. Author of @SOCA_LA w/ Dr @PaulEkman. Art & science. Member Nat'l Association of Science Writers.
Los Angeles
forbes.com/sites/andreamo…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 14% new, 31% replies, 54% retweets, 1% quotes
*Follows 0.58 feeds per follower
44,267* 351 
6. profile imageEmily Calandrelli
@TheSpaceGal


Emmy-Nominated Host, Field Correspondent for @BillNye Saves the World, Host/EP for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad
Ada Lace Adventures Collection
Ada Lace and the Impossible Missi...
Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader ...
San Francisco, CA
thespacegal.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 10% new, 61% replies, 18% retweets, 11% quotes
42,085 805 
7. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


@WIRED Ideas, @SchusterInst fellow, magazine journalist, TED speaker | Books: BIG CHICKEN (also PLUCKED), SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL | [email protected]
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 18% new, 34% replies, 32% retweets, 16% quotes
37,412 1,903 
8. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Jen-Luc Piquant is the faux-French avatar of science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Past Gizmodo science editor. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Me, Myself, and Why
The Best Science Writing Online 2...
The Calculus Diaries
Los Angeles, CA
jenniferouellette-writes.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 46% new, 5% replies, 49% retweets, 1% quotes
34,563 1,636 
9. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
The Poison Squad
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science and Nat...
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 18% new, 3% replies, 75% retweets, 5% quotes
32,903 1,663 
10. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor + author of amzn.to/1MFUEVC + founder of Spacehack.org + global director @ScienceHackDay + youtuber youtube.com/arielwaldman
What's It Like in Space?
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
11 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 49% replies, 25% retweets, 16% quotes
32,494 1,695 
11. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. DM for Signal #
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 50% new, 16% replies, 30% retweets, 4% quotes
32,089 1,383 
12. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


Writing some books about science and history. Author of Autonomous (nominated for the Nebula!). Founder of io9. Editor-at-large for Ars Technica. Send noodles.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
11 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 8% new, 71% replies, 11% retweets, 10% quotes
31,948 1,836 
13. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
Field Notes from a Catastrophe
The Sixth Extinction
ElizabethKolbert.com
4 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 11% replies, 83% retweets, 1% quotes
31,524 1,015 
14. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


PhD Biologist, Jungle Warrior, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms TV Host, TED talker, Mom. Nutjob. carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
carinbondar.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 39% replies, 23% retweets, 14% quotes
28,271 910 
15. profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker
@maggiekb1


Professional nerd & question asker. Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Kansan still adjusting to Minnesota tree density. DM for Signal.
Before the Lights Go Out
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing
Minneapolis, MN
maggiekb.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 22% new, 49% replies, 11% retweets, 18% quotes
28,227 1,785 
16. profile imageMary Roach
@mary_roach


I write books, most recently GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War. Also: STIFF, GULP, PACKING FOR MARS, BONK. and SPOOK.
Grunt
Grunt
Gulp
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 5% new, 65% replies, 12% retweets, 18% quotes
27,520 1,079 
17. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 38% new, 21% replies, 41% retweets, 1% quotes
26,978 1,148 
18. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Science reporter at @verge. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Daughter of rocket scientists. Lover of spaceflight. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 33% replies, 15% retweets, 16% quotes
25,810 761 
19. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 63% replies, 11% retweets, 12% quotes
25,580 790 
20. profile imageCrisis? What Crisis?
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes about science @Forbes @EvoInstitute @BirdNoteRadio Formerly @Guardian TinyLetter tinyletter.com/grrlscientist Ravenclaw
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 18% new, 3% replies, 77% retweets, 3% quotes
25,210 1,831 
21. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


I work for a climate charity. But this is me, not them. PhD in science communication and too many years working in universities and museums.
London
climatehistories.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 23% new, 35% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
25,106 1,288 
22. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 4% new, 67% replies, 4% retweets, 24% quotes
24,043 915 
23. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Editor in Chief, @sciam. EVP, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Nature Research. All opinions expressed are my own. RTs are not endorsements.
New York
ScientificAmerican.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 22% new, 20% replies, 38% retweets, 20% quotes
20,904 1,226 
24. profile imageRachel “The Yellow Dart” Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Professional GIF curator // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 18% new, 23% replies, 51% retweets, 8% quotes
19,322 904 
25. profile imageGwen Pearson🐜🐛
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach and write about science. Part of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc 🐝 she/her
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 26% new, 35% replies, 29% retweets, 11% quotes
19,309 1,018 
26. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video, science | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/vox
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 38% new, 27% replies, 23% retweets, 12% quotes
18,916 292 
27. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature, views my own. Reach me (generally) witzescience-at-gmaildotcom or (securely) awitze-at-protonmaildotcom.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 25% new, 38% replies, 28% retweets, 9% quotes
18,551 983 
28. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


Senior health writer @NBCNewshealth Science/Health/Tech in plain English. Yes that's my foot and my coconut facebook.com/pages/Maggie-F…
Washington
nbcnews.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 60% new, 3% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
18,535 851 
29. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Unbroken Brain
Born for Love
New York
maiasz.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 9% new, 61% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
18,341 881 
30. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


Space + science + tech + sci-fi journalist for Engadget, SYFY Fangrrls, LA Times. Star Wars/Trek nerd. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls. Literary agent: @annasproul.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 22% new, 57% replies, 7% retweets, 14% quotes
17,859 801 
31. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
The Smallest Part
Making Faces
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 16% new, 25% replies, 51% retweets, 8% quotes
17,209 940 
32. profile imageSally Church
@MaverickNY


Scientist, cancer geek, Londoner, adventurer, explorer, immigrant, lover of curry, fine wine & football. Science writer @biotechstrategy, roadie @targetspodcast
Earthling
biotechstrategyblog.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 20% new, 51% replies, 17% retweets, 11% quotes
16,843 929 
33. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @Story_Collider. Lecturer @Yale with @NNCIonline. Compass points: science, storytelling, #scicomm studies & gorgeous design.
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 27% new, 25% replies, 31% retweets, 17% quotes
16,776 869 
34. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 shorter than you expected 〰〰 formerly @30for30 podcasts 〰〰 she/her 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🔮 🚀
What Future 2018
roseveleth.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 16% new, 37% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
16,564 793 
35. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Space journalist, broadcaster & author. New space advocate. Background in astrophysics. I love space, travel, aviation & adventure. [email protected]
Did You Know? Space
Lost in Space
sarahcruddas.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 30% new, 11% replies, 52% retweets, 8% quotes
15,866 440 
36. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


@Mashable science editor. Always a space reporter. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. [email protected] DMs open and a mess.
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
mashable.com/category/space
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 18% new, 55% replies, 13% retweets, 14% quotes
15,489 575 
37. profile imagerae paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


senior editor, @inversedotcom. amateur cat wrangler and black hole hunter. host of @ineedmyspacepod//send me tips & pitches: [email protected]
nyc/a moonlet on saturn's f ring
raepaoletta.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 14% new, 73% replies, 11% retweets, 2% quotes
15,390 371 
38. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Writer -- BBC, Scientific American, PopSci, WIRED, Adam Savage's Tested and others. Former Fact Checker. erbiba at gmail dot com
Markarth
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 10% new, 35% replies, 43% retweets, 12% quotes
14,395 850 
39. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent DMs open for stories & tips
London
theguardian.com/science
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 16% new, 34% replies, 37% retweets, 14% quotes
14,377 576 
40. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health and other stuff, for NPR's Shots, FiveThirtyEight, O magazine and more. Retired Ironman. Runner again, but slower this time.
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 13% new, 23% replies, 30% retweets, 34% quotes
14,189 743 
41. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Physics writer @QuantaMagazine. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 33% replies, 36% retweets, 7% quotes
12,973 448 
42. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
Colorado
fivethirtyeight.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 36% new, 11% replies, 33% retweets, 20% quotes
12,834 641 
43. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Writer, nerd, managing editor @EARTH3R. Former science editor @Gizmodo. @GMGUnion. Earth & enviro science PhD. DMs open.
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 41% new, 28% replies, 23% retweets, 8% quotes
12,331 500 
44. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 18% new, 11% replies, 62% retweets, 9% quotes
12,301 824 
45. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 16% new, 33% replies, 47% retweets, 4% quotes
12,252 673 
46. profile imageBeatrice the Biologist
@beatricebiology


Science illustrations, comics, and books! Co-host of @sciencebrunch, a conversational and irreverent science podcast. My real name is Katie McKissick.
Ecstatic Dandelions
What's in Your Genes?
Little Cells (a Beatrice the Biol...
Los Angeles, CA
beatricebiologist.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 59% replies, 11% retweets, 7% quotes
12,116 444 
47. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist, @universetoday & @Seeker. Author of the book 'Incredible Stories From Space'
Incredible Stories from Space
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 29% replies, 27% retweets, 22% quotes
11,730 647 
48. profile imageKate Wong
@katewong


Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
Lucy's Legacy
New York City
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 23% replies, 36% retweets, 3% quotes
11,464 666 
49. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 35% new, 20% replies, 45% retweets, 0% quotes
11,078 
50. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


senior writer @undarkmag covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
undark.org/author/rlloyd/
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 18% new, 11% replies, 65% retweets, 5% quotes
10,703 640 
51. profile imageElizabeth 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 27% new, 41% replies, 12% retweets, 20% quotes
10,446 397 
52. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected] She/her
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 28% new, 39% replies, 25% retweets, 8% quotes
10,046 455 
53. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 19% replies, 35% retweets, 18% quotes
9,927 698 
54. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC_SciCom Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 13% new, 21% replies, 57% retweets, 8% quotes
9,641 589 
55. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer. @SciAm. @CSUNaturalSci. Etc. Author of OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R & forthcoming book about the microbiome + food. Runner. Gardener. Nerd.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 3% replies, 37% retweets, 22% quotes
9,227 563 
56. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 20% replies, 49% retweets, 16% quotes
9,147 589 
57. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Covering chemistry and editing stories for @cenmag. Bylines @Forbes @DCist @SciAm @thinkfoodgroup. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Tuits en inglés y español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 39% replies, 21% retweets, 14% quotes
8,975 495 
58. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Freelance writer. Art Historian. I like planets. Bylines @PopSci @DiscoverMag @Wired @TheAtlantic @NewRepublic, & others. Opinions are mine. 📡
shannonstirone.com
3 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 12% new, 61% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
8,937 301 
59. profile imageMarilynn Marchione
@MMarchioneAP


I cover major medical meetings, write national health stories for the Associated Press and bike to work whenever I can. [email protected]
ap.org
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 8% new, 7% replies, 62% retweets, 23% quotes
8,861 470 
60. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 🖊️ Sci Enviro Climate | MediaSource @YESmagazine @EarthIslandJrnl @IndianCountry [email protected] https://t.co/WcPj7hatDm #sciwri
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 15% new, 11% replies, 59% retweets, 14% quotes
8,827 509 
61. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Host of @michiganstateu's 'Our Table' & Serving Up Science series & podcast. Author. Mom. Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Politics. Science. Food. Energy.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
Unscientific America (Large Print...
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 36% new, 35% replies, 11% retweets, 18% quotes
8,816 697 
62. profile imageBetsy Mason
@betsymason


Freelance journalist, geologist, beer snob, calm assertive pack leader. Co-author of the Nat Geo blog All Over the Map (see @mapdragons)
All Over the Map
San Francisco Bay Area
news.nationalgeographic.com/all-over-the-m…
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 38% new, 20% replies, 33% retweets, 9% quotes
8,778 740 
63. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 38% new, 22% replies, 27% retweets, 13% quotes
8,577 329 
64. profile imageADR
@adrs


Arielle Duhaime-Ross • Correspondent, VICE News Tonight • Climate/Science • [email protected] • Secure: DM for Protonmail & Signal • She/Her/Hers
New York City (et Montréal)
instagram.com/arielledross
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 13% replies, 43% retweets, 10% quotes
8,530 368 
65. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


science and environmental writer. senior associate editor, climate change @audubonsociety. Pitch me: [email protected]
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 15% new, 17% replies, 63% retweets, 5% quotes
8,406 571 
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
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 29% new, 49% replies, 19% retweets, 4% quotes
8,363 360 
67. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Columnist @Slate, contributing editor @SciAm. 2018 NYU visiting scholar & Alicia Patterson fellow. 2017 National Magazine Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 29% new, 41% replies, 22% retweets, 8% quotes
8,238 518 
68. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Science reporter at @washingtonpost. Lover of Brooklyn bagels, Queens baseball and good stories from everywhere. [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 8% replies, 59% retweets, 12% quotes
8,028 333 
69. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Host @MethodsPodcast. Ed-at-large @undarkmag. Instructor @bkbrains & @nyu_journalism. Books: Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Show me your facts
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
Infested
brookeborel.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 10% replies, 55% retweets, 19% quotes
7,876 379 
70. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Visualization lead for @chandraxray; Latest science book: “Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe.' Opinions=my own 🛰️https://t.co/jHO1Tw8JYW
RI, USA
chandra.si.edu
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 61% replies, 11% retweets, 3% quotes
7,817 313 
71. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote, email: szhang AT theatlantic
DC
sarzha.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 43% new, 35% replies, 13% retweets, 9% quotes
7,805 306 
72. profile imageclaireoconnell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology, MSc Sci Comm, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016. #VoteYes
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 21% new, 14% replies, 62% retweets, 3% quotes
7,717 343 
73. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


freelance science journalist. previously science editor at @BuzzFeedUK. email me: [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 27% new, 29% replies, 29% retweets, 14% quotes
7,468 397 
74. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Frankenstein's Cat
Instant Egghead Guide
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 44% replies, 18% retweets, 6% quotes
7,237 505 
75. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Project editor @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag & @NYTMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 27% replies, 37% retweets, 14% quotes
7,172 428 
76. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


A scientist (and science evangelist) who aims to awaken the inner scientist in everyone. She lectures and writes about #STEM and podcasts too. @scienceundrgrnd.
Newton's Football
New England
ainissaramirez.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 68% new, 7% replies, 20% retweets, 6% quotes
6,890 397 
77. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


Writing about climate and the environment @thinkprogress. Get in touch: [email protected]
Washington, DC
thinkprogress.org
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 37% new, 35% replies, 11% retweets, 18% quotes
6,840 307 
78. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
The Archaeologist's Book of Quota...
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 94% new, 4% replies, 2% retweets, 0% quotes
6,713 
79. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 27% new, 45% replies, 14% retweets, 14% quotes
6,602 391 
80. profile imageJeanne Garbarino
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx.
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 39% replies, 31% retweets, 12% quotes
6,500 356 
81. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


science/health journalist • teacher • photog • mom • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • author The Informed Parent • #AHCJ • #NASW • #binder • https://t.co/f0MeI3W0dE
Vaccination Investigation
Matter Changing States (Science A...
Energy Exchange (Science Alliance...
Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 17% new, 42% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
6,451 425 
82. profile imageCarrie Arnold
@edbites


Science writer covering our weird and wonderful world. Contributing editor at Nova Next. Author of Decoding Anorexia, lover of coffee, cats, cycling and yarn.
Decoding Anorexia
Next to Nothing
Virginia
carriearnold.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 18% new, 55% replies, 16% retweets, 10% quotes
6,310 240 
83. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Associate editor, @techreview. I write about advances in biomedicine. Send tips and CRISPR news to: [email protected]
Baltimore, MD
technologyreview.com/profile/emily-…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 30% new, 23% replies, 42% retweets, 5% quotes
6,257 331 
84. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 20% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
6,209 537 
85. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 28% new, 9% replies, 53% retweets, 10% quotes
6,194 396 
86. 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
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 0% replies, 74% retweets, 8% quotes
6,103 440 
87. profile imageKathleen (Frey) Raven
@inkkr


Science writer for @YaleMed / Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine / Hearing-impaired & proud of it. Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 45% new, 7% replies, 43% retweets, 5% quotes
6,090 358 
88. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for STAT, NYTimes, SciAm, USAToday, etc. Teach at BU and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 48% new, 4% replies, 46% retweets, 2% quotes
5,979 333 
89. 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
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 42% new, 12% replies, 41% retweets, 6% quotes
5,965 296 
90. profile imageCaitlin S(cientist)
@Paleophile


F/T #scicomm specialist | Evolutionary anthropology MA/PhD | Alumna: @E3BColumbia @ASUBeingHuman @MirzayanFellow | #scipol #EvoEd #celiac 🐶❤ | Opinions mine
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 12% new, 39% replies, 25% retweets, 24% quotes
5,678 415 
91. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Publishing a book about illegal wildlife trade in 2018.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 52% new, 27% replies, 21% retweets, 0% quotes
5,666 305 
92. profile imageTanya Lewis
@tanyalewis314


Assistant News Editor @SciAm and Advances editor. 'I learn less and less about more and more until I know nothing about everything.' Tweets are my own opinion.
New York
tanyaalewis.com
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 17% new, 4% replies, 62% retweets, 18% quotes
5,533 185 
93. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,378 362 
94. profile imageEmily 💙💜💖
@seelix


Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. No, I'm not a supervillain.
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 11% new, 29% replies, 57% retweets, 4% quotes
5,350 378 
95. profile imageLiz Heinecke
@KitchPantrySci


Writer, Mom, STEAM adventurer, TV demonstrator. Kitchen Science Lab for Kids/ Outdoor Science Lab for Kids/ STEAM Lab for Kids/Star Wars Maker Lab
Minneapolis, MN
kitchenpantryscientist.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 42% new, 9% replies, 49% retweets, 0% quotes
5,346 336 
96. profile imageMaryam Zaringhalam, PhD
@webmz_


Writes in codes 👩🏻‍💻👩🏻‍🔬 ∞ science for the people ∞ DC @story_collider producer ∞ @AAAS_STPF 2017-18 ∞ she/her ∞ Tweets are mine, my own, my Precious
Washington, DC
webmz.nyc
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 12% new, 34% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
5,290 150 
97. profile imageMaia Weinstock
@20tauri


@MIT News deputy editor; @MITWGS lecturer; @LegoNASAwomen creator; science writer; supporter of women; LEGO tinkerer. Tweets = personal views
Cambridge, MA
maiaw.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 50% replies, 20% retweets, 6% quotes
5,185 280 
98. profile imageMeg Rosenburg
@trueanomalies


planetary science PhD | #scicomm & #histSTM | freelancer, filmmaker, podcaster | megrosenburg.com | And what you do, do it unfeignedly.
Somerville, MA
megrosenburg.com
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 23% replies, 51% retweets, 14% quotes
5,184 324 
99. profile imageGaia Vince
@WanderingGaia


Writer, broadcaster, author (Adventures In The Anthropocene amzn.to/1KKAUc7) on a voyage around the world meeting the remarkable.
Adventures in the Anthropocene
Earth
WanderingGaia.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 6% new, 13% replies, 70% retweets, 11% quotes
5,096 265 
100. profile imageEmma Marris
@Emma_Marris


Environmental writer in Oregon. House-made hot takes on novel ecosystems, urban ecology, kids in nature, environmental ethics, wolves, fake meat, weeds, etc.
Klamath Falls, OR
emmamarris.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 16% new, 42% replies, 32% retweets, 10% quotes
5,094 261