For the full story of the list below, see Sean Carroll’s blog post, Twenty-First Century Science Writers. This is the same list, but presented in the format of other lists on this site (which feature some of the users below), and ordered by tweets/day to highlight the most active tweeters. Thanks to Sean for his consent to this presentation.
Content last updated: 2014-04-18 14:30 UTC. Users listed: 45.
| Raychelle Burks
Analytical chemist. Left Coaster in the No Coast Zone. Sarcastic & silly, abides social morays. Near meaningless disclaimer: tweets = personal ≠ professional.
| Emily Willingham
| Jennifer Ouellette
Jen-Luc Piquant is the faux-French avatar of science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Find her at Cocktail Party Physics!
| Janet D. Stemwedel
| A.V. Flox
Cultural commentatrix. Science, sex and thank-you notes. Have written for LA Times, Village Voice, LA Weekly and BlogHer.
Screen Scirens for SCIENCE. Come join @tarynoneill @christina_ochoa @tamarakrinsky @rileah on our SciEnthusiastic adventures! Cultivate curiosity.
| Maryn McKenna
Author SUPERBUG & BEATING BACK THE DEVIL. Writing for Wired, FERN, ModFarm, Slate, Nature. Fellow @SchusterInst, @KSJatMIT. Next book, about food, from @NatGeo.
| Deborah Blum
Book author (The Poisoner’s Handbook). Blogger (Wired Science). Journalist. Professor (The University of Wisconsin). Chemistry Geek (Total).
| Rose Eveleth
journalist / podcaster / designer / science nerd / fox enthusiast / ladypants coach
| Maggie Koerth-Baker
Science editor at @BoingBoing. Columnist for @NYTmag. Mother to the world’s cutest primate.
| Maria Konnikova
| Annalee Newitz
Writer, nerd, prognosticator. Slightly unusual.
Editor-in-chief of io9. Author of Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction.
| Erin Biba
| Holly Tucker
College Professor, History of Medicine, Bibliophile, Writer, Parent, Geek
| Cara Santa Maria
Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast | Cohost of @TakePartLive | Contributor: @AJAm @TheYoungTurks @WeatherChannel | #ScienceFTW!
| Alexandra Witze
Correspondent for Nature. Author, with Jeff Kanipe, of Island on Fire (2014). ‘The volcano so devastating people ate their own shoes!’ – The Daily Mail
| Ann Finkbeiner
Current job is to write whatever anyone assigns me to write.
| Rebecca Skloot
Author, #1 NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS #HeLa=Oprah/HBO film soon. Writing book on human relationships w #animals #science #ethics & more
| marieclaire shanahan
Research Chair Science Ed & Public Engagement at UCalgary. Enthusiastic radio host for @sci4thepeople, science & music as DJ @finchandpea.
| Lauren Gunderson
Playwright, banjo + science enthusiast, Southern expat, feminist.
| Gia Mora
a.k.a. #EINSTEIN’S GIRL. Living, loving, working. Actor, singer, writer. Wannabe theoretical physicist. Felinophile, bibliophile, italophile.
Bacione a tutti!
| Laura Helmuth
| Maia Szalavitz
Neuroscience Journalist, TIME.com; http://ti.me/rWCQsZ co-author, Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential & Endangered, w/ Dr. Bruce Perry ] [vus here my own]
| Virginia Hughes
Science journalist in Brooklyn. Contributing editor @readmatter and @PopSci, blogger @NatGeo, lover of microglia.
| Mary Roach
I write books, most recently GULP: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal (paperback is out April 2014). Also: STIFF, PACKING FOR MARS, BONK. and SPOOK.
| Elise Andrew
Just a liberal, freckle-faced slut. Also, I Fucking Love Science.
| Emily Anthes
| Elizabeth Landau
@CNN Health & Science Reporter. Space geek. Likes pi. @Princeton + @Columbia grad. Views do not necessarily reflect my employer’s views. RTs ≠ endorsements.
| Maggie Ryan Sandford
Science as culture (Slate, Smithsonian, mental_floss, ComedyCentral, Walker, TV, radio + Research/Eval for Science Museum MN) – The one to tuck you in at night.
| Lisa Randall
Author of Warped Passages,
Knocking on Heaven’s Door, Higgs Discovery
| Lisa Grossman
Science writer with New Scientist, lifelong astronomy nerd
| Sabine Hossenfelder
Theoretical physicist, blogger, twin mommy. I’m your hell, I’m your dream, I’m nothing in between.
| Amy Harmon
New York Times reporter covering science & society.
| Janna Levin
| Florence Williams
Author, BREASTS: A Natural and Unnatural History (paperback, 2013), winner LA Times Book Prize; sci/health journo; contributing editor, Outside.
| Natalie Wolchover
Staff writer @QuantaMagazine. I write (mostly) about theoretical physics.
| Heather Berlin
Cognitive Neuroscientist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Discovery Channel Host; Science Communicator
| Amanda Gefter
Physics & cosmology writer, MIT Knight Fellow, New Scientist magazine consultant & author of Trespassing on Einstein’s Lawn
| Valerie Jamieson
Features editor at New Scientist magazine and ex-particle physicist. Spends many a day in a black hole and enjoys hanging out with astronauts. Opinions are mine
| Natalie Angier
Pulitzer-prize winning science writer for the NYTimes and author of Woman, The Canon and other books.
| Sherry Turkle
Professor, MIT, and author of The Second Self, Life on the Screen, and Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other.
| faye flam
Writer on evolution, space, physics and sex. Science writing teacher, Critic for Knight Science Journalism Tracker,
| Patricia Churchland
I am a neurophilosopher, so work at the interface of philosophy, neuroscience & psychology. On questions like where do values come from, what is self & awarene?
| Margaret Wertheim
| KC Cole
Author and professor @USCAnnenberg | Longtime science writer for @LATimes, among others | RT ≠ endorsement