Sean Carroll (@seanmcarroll) recently published a list of particle physicists and cosmologists on Twitter. Below is a snapshot of that list embellished with statistics and profile information and ordered by tweets/day, descending. Thanks to Sean for his consent to this presentation of his list.
Data collected: 2014-03-01 16:15 UTC. Users listed: 102.
| Katie Mack
(a.k.a. Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of airplane food
| Peter Coles
Theoretical astrophysicist (specialising in cosmology), as well as opera, jazz and crossword addict. Tweets in a personal capacity.
| Jon Butterworth
UCL physics prof, works on LHC, writes (Guardian, & book #SmashingPhysics out soon) Personal account, occasional flippancy etc…
| Amanda Yoho
Graduate student in theoretical and computational cosmology, food and drink enthusiast, aspiring world traveler.
| Christine Corbett
Astrophysics PhD student, Prof. Tech Entrepreneurship, MIT Alum. Dev bringing you @Circleof6app,@whispersystems iOS,@steamheavyind. Consigliere @TechLadyMafia.
| Julianne Dalcanton
Astrophysicist at the University of Washington. Principal Investigator of the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury (PHAT).
| Jim Al-Khalili
Quantum physicist, author, broadcaster and humanist –
Nothing moves THROUGH space faster than light but space itself can stretch at any speed.
| Brian Cox
Ultra-naïve positivist-ish, although science can’t explain the existence of antipositivists
| Tony Padilla
‘when i grow up i want to play for liverpool. until then, i’ll do physics’ – Lecturer, researcher and occasional ranter. Views are my own (or my wife’s)
| Richard Easther
New Zealander, father and scientist, repatriated member of the Kiwi Diaspora. ‘We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.’
| Andrew Pontzen
I do cosmology and piano. Employed by UCL, funded by the Royal Society. It’s not their fault when I talk nonsense, though.
| Andrés Gomberoff
| Kyle Cranmer
particle physics, collaborative statistical modeling, eScience, family man
| Sean Carroll
Scientist, truth vigilante.
If the blind dudes just talked to each other, they would figure out it was an elephant before too long.
| Frank Close
Physicist, author, broadcaster. Researching life of Bruno Pontecorvo: Mr Neutrino but was he also a spy? Answer next year in A Life of Two Halves
| David W. Hogg
| Richard Ruiz
| Dave Goldberg
I’m a physicist, and I write! A User’s Guide to the Universe, (2010), The Universe in the Rearview Mirror (2013), and io9′s Ask a Physicist.
| Brian Schmidt
An overly busy Cosmologist, Wine maker, Dad & Husband. 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics
| Ed Copeland
Particle cosmologist working on the Early Universe at the University of Nottingham. Views expressed are my own.
| Marco Delmastro
Particle physicist working in the ATLAS experiment at CERN LHC.
Dad, reader, blogger, runner, climber, photographer, guitarist, cook, and more.
| Stacy McGaugh
Astrophysicist, cosmologist, philosopher, skeptic, and reluctant lizard king: hero to some; nightmare to others.
Elementary particle physicist & University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University. Past Chair of the APS Division of Particles and Fields.
| Dr Adriana Caselotti
Particle Physicist & Space Enthusiast. Amateur astronomer.
| Lisa Randall
Author of Warped Passages,
Knocking on Heaven’s Door, Higgs Discovery
| Frank Wilczek
Think, play, repeat
| Jason Kalirai
Canadian-born NASA Astrophysicist. JWST Project Scientist, BIG fan of Hubble, WFIRST, & LSST. HUGE Dallas Cowboys football fan. Father of 3. Tweets are my own.
| Lawrence Krauss
Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, Best-Selling Author, Science and Public Policy Advocate
| Daniel Doro Ferrante
| Mark G. Jackson
| Michael Krämer
I’m a professor for theoretical particle physics at RWTH Aachen University. Interested in LHC, Higgs, SUSY, dark matter and philosophy of science.
| Seth Zenz
They call me Dr. Zenz. Particle physicist working at @CERN for @Princeton on the @CMSExperiment. I blog for @USLHC at @quantum_diaries. Married to @CuratorPolly
| Tara Shears
| Benoit Famaey
CNRS astrophysicist of Belgian nationality, working on galaxies’ dynamics, Observatoire Astronomique,
| Matthew Buckley
Theoretical physicist. Research faculty at Rutgers. I work on dark matter, BSM physics, and LHC phenomenology.
| Kate Shaw
Particle Physicist working on LHC, interested in international sustainable development, science outreach and fostering physics in developing countries
| Matt Strassler
Theoretical physicist studying particles and strings; interpreting science for the public. Following the Large Hadron Collider closely.
Theoretical Particle Physicist
| Albion Lawrence
Theoretical physicist and aspiring yak herder
| Dmitry Podolsky
Professional theoretical physicist blogging about cutting edge science/research
| Sabine Hossenfelder
Theoretical physicist, blogger, twin mommy. I’m your hell, I’m your dream, I’m nothing in between.
| James Bullock
Astrophysicist, Anteater, and Buckeye.
| David Tsang
Astrophysicist at McGill/Caltech
| Andrew Jaffe
Astrophysics, cosmology and more
| Amedeo Balbi
I study the universe & tell stories about it
| Roberto Trotta
Astrophysicist, science communicator, author, statistical consultant, Bayesian, foodie, long-distance runner.
| Janna Levin
| Josh McFayden
Particle physics researcher at UCL. Working on the ATLAS experiment at the LHC, CERN.
| Bilge Demirköz
Particle physicist – Associate Professor at METU – Researcher at CERN – TED fellow – Parçacık fizikçisi – ODTÜ’de doçent – CERN’de araştırmacı -
| Peter Steinberg
Physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory (studying hot, dense matter with the ATLAS experiment at the CERN LHC), recovering blogger, Brooklyner, dad
| David Spergel
Astrophysicist at Princeton University
| Renee Hlozek
South African cosmologist-and-singer-in-training currently living in the US, as a TED Fellow.
| Shaun Hotchkiss
Physicist at University of Sussex. Grew up in New Zealand. Research field is cosmology and the early universe.
| David Simmons-Duffin
| Marcelo Gleiser
Theoretical physicist and natural philosopher, professor at Dartmouth College, essayist an writer, author of A Tear at the Edge of Creation, blogger for NPR
| John Asher Johnson
Sayer of words, typist of things, one who professes professionally, figurer of things out, player of basketball, abuser of language
| R. Sekhar Chivukula
Professor of Physics and Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University.
| Neal Weiner
Physicist / dark matter aficionado.
The great tragedy of Science – the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. -Thomas Huxley & Oliver Wendell Jones
| Phil Bull
Postdoc in theoretical cosmology at the University of Oslo.
| Zosia Krusberg
particle physicist, cosmologist, and astrophysicist at vassar college. meditation practitioner in the lineage of chögyam trungpa rinpoche.
| Arttu Rajantie
Finnish theoretical cosmologist and particle physicist at @imperialcollege.
| Aidan Randle-Conde
Just a postdoc working at CERN, spreading the love!
| Gianfranco Bertone
Astroparticle Physicist at the U. of Amsterdam. Dark Matter hunter. Author of ‘Behind the Scenes of the Universe – from the Higgs to Dark Matter’
| Kevork Abazajian
Professor of Physics & Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine
| John Preskill
Caltech theoretical physicist
| Chris Quigg
Supercollider physicist · particle theorist · Higgsologist
| Jessie Shelton
occasional particle physics, music, and bitter whining about mass transit.
| Cliff Burgess
Theoretical particle physicist and one helluva guy.
| Raquel H. Ribeiro
I’m a theoretical cosmologist. I like photography, ballet, outreach, smiling and laughing. That’s it!
| Jan Pieter vd Schaar
Associate Professor University of Amsterdam – Coordinator Delta-Institute for Theoretical Physics – Interested in Quantum Gravity, String Theory and Cosmology
| Pedro G Ferreira
Cosmologist and writer at the University of Oxford
| Sarah Bridle
Cosmologist at University College London working mainly on cosmic shear lensing with the Dark Energy Survey
| Raymond Volkas
Theoretical particle physicist at University of Melbourne, Australia. Plus other things.
| John Terning
UC Davis particle physicist/family guy
| Gordon Watts
Physics Prof, #UW, experimental particle physics #CERN #LHC #ATLAS
| Freya Blekman
pondering particle physicist at CERN (CMS experiment). Also likes gaming, but haz no skillz. Expect a lot of general interest posts (=physics &society) here.
| Maria Spiropulu
searching for new physics
| Risa Wechsler
astrophysicist at stanford university
| Risa Wechsler
astrophysicist at stanford university
| Matthew von Hippel
Twitter account for the blog 4gravitonsandagradstudent
| John Joseph Carrasco
Theoretical high-energy physicist, occasional cosmologist, and professional wrangler of multi-loop scattering amplitudes.
| Brian Greene
Physicist, Author, Co-founder World Science Festival
| Jorge Pullin
Physicist, motorcyclist, bagpiper, marathon runner, blogger, open access editor.
| Pauline Gagnon
I’m a particle physicist working on the ATLAS experiment at CERN, looking for dark matter when not running around or hiking somewhere
| Douglas P Finkbeiner
Astronomer and Physicist
| Maurizio Pierini
Particle hunter @LHC / vegan / sXe
| Jo Dunkley
Cosmologist at Oxford
| Laura Baudis
Experimental physicist (dark matter, neutrinos)
Resonaances is a blog about particle physics. Jester is a nom de plume of the Parisian physicist Adam Falkowski.
| Jeffrey Forshaw
| William Dawson
Cosmology Postdoc at LLNL & UC Davis, working on weighing the universe.
| Robbert Dijkgraaf
Mathematical physics, string theory, science outreach, education & policy. Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.
| Alan Heavens
Cosmologist at Imperial Centre for Inference and Cosmology. Lives in the corridor of uncertainty.
| Erik Verlinde
I am a Theoretical Physicist at the University of Amsterdam. I work on string theory, gravity, cosmology and black holes.
| daniel holz
| Gerard ‘t Hooft
| Lloyd Knox
| James Wells
Physics Professor at University of Michigan
| JoAnne Hewett
| Andreas Albrecht
Theoretical Physicist and Teacher