Astronomers on Twitter

List of astronomers who have over 1,000 Twitter followers. Includes astrophysicists, planetary scientists, and related professionals. Tweet additions and comments to @Lucretius21c.  This list also is available in the Twitter list system.

For popular recent tweets of those listed here, see Top Tweets by Astronomers.

Content last updated: 2014-09-21 19:15 UTC. Users listed: 116.

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 Neil deGrasse Tyson
 @neiltyson

Astrophysicist. Author: Space Chronicles & Inexplicable Universe [Video]; Host: @StarTalkRadio & @COSMOSonTV
New York City
haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/

2,863  1/day
 John Grunsfeld
 @SciAstro

Lead for Science at NASA (Associate Administrator) Astronaut STS-67,81,103,109,125 Hubble Hugger, Space and Earth explorer
go.nasa.gov/johngrunsfeld

44.5  0.3/day
 SethShostak
 @SethShostak

Astronomer, SETI Institute
Mountain View, California
radio.seti.org

34.5  0.2/day
 Stuart Clark
 @DrStuClark

Astronomer, journalist and author of The Sun Kings and The Sky’s Dark Labyrinth trilogy. Writes Across the Universe blog for The Guardian.
London
stuartclark.com

20.3  2/day
 - Jeff Goldstein
 @doctorjeff

STEM educator, astrophysicist, Natl Cntr Directr http://t.co/SOnoqsHHqS, Stnt Expts on ISS http://t.co/ZY0SHznHzk | NSTA Keynote 3min vid http://t.co/sFxqfr6SMC
- Washington, DC
linkedin.com/in/drjeff

14.0  4/day
 J Richard Gott
 @JRichardGott

Astrophysicist; author of TIME TRAVEL IN EINSTEIN’S UNIVERSE; co-author, w/ Robert J Vanderbei, of SIZING UP THE UNIVERSE

http://t.co/XwbhGmBel8
Princeton, New Jersey
sizinguptheuniverse.com

12.7  0.2/day
 David Spergel
 @DavidSpergel

Astrophysicist at Princeton University
Princeton NJ
astro.princeton.edu/~dns

12.5  0.4/day
 Amy Mainzer
 @AmyMainzer

Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Mainzer/

9.53  2/day
 Marc Kuchner
 @marckuchner

PI of Citizen Science site http://t.co/PDgdfKWNmU, Astrophysicist, Songwriter.
Greenbelt, MD
marketingforscientists.com

9.24  0.5/day
 Ed Lu
 @astroEdLu

Finding a million asteroids!
Pale Blue Dot
sentinelmission.org

8.03  0.7/day
 Phil Plait
 @BadAstronomer

SCIENCE! I love this stuff.
Boulder
slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…

6.45  25/day
 Janna Levin
 @JannaLevin

Astrophysicist. Author.
New York City
jannalevin.com

6.16  0.4/day
 Dr. Bruce Betts
 @RandomSpaceFact

Fun random space facts and easy astronomy in a short attention span format from a planetary scientist dude
Pasadena, California, USA

6.11  2/day
 Robert Simpson
 @orbitingfrog

Astronomer and web developer at Oxford University. I work at the Zooniverse: the world’s largest citizen science platform. 2014 TED Fellow.
Oxford, United Kingdom
about.me/robertsimpson

5.71  6/day
 Ed Copeland
 @ProfEdCopeland

Particle cosmologist working on the Early Universe at the University of Nottingham. Views expressed are my own.
Nottingham, UK

4.87  0.7/day
 Mike Brown
 @plutokiller

Astronomer, planet hunter, Pluto killer, bear whisperer, Finger-wrapped dad.
Pasadena, CA
mikebrownsplanets.com

4.16  3/day
 Dr. Phil Metzger
 @Philtill777

Planetary scientist. Co-founded NASA KSC SwampWorks. Now at UCF Florida Space Institute but still with SwampWorks team. SpaceMining. Space settlement. Science.
Kennedy Space Center & Orlando
philipmetzger.com/blog/

3.86  14/day
 Dr. Alex Lockwood
 @AskAstroAlex

Alliterative atypical astrophysicist
phdcomics.com/tv

3.80  1/day
 Brian Schmidt
 @cosmicpinot

An overly busy Cosmologist, Wine maker, Dad & Husband. 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics
Canberra Australia
msowww.anu.edu.au/~brian

3.38  4/day
 Jake Vanderplas
 @jakevdp

Python-wielding astronomer interested in cosmology, machine learning, open science, reproducibility, education, data vis…
Seattle WA
vanderplas.com

3.35  2/day
 Kelle Cruz
 @kellecruz

Astronomer, professor, blogger, gardener, tennis player and fan, and bicycle commuter. Founder of @astrobetter
New York, NY
astrobetter.com

3.06  0.4/day
 Dr. Ian O’Neill
 @astroengine

@DNews Senior Producer for Space. Recovering British solar physicist. Enjoys beer, prefers tea. Hairy Atheist and skeptic. Pro gopher wrangler. @AberUni alum.
Woodland Hills, California
astroengine.com

3.02  8/day
 David Brin
 @DavidBrin

Scientist, Futurist, Author (The Postman, Existence,The Transparent Society). Interested in technology & our changing world. http://t.co/o4RHOCDUkx
San Diego
davidbrin.com

2.52  4/day
 Emily Lakdawalla
 @elakdawalla

Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, writer, public speaker. Writing a book on Curiosity mission. Asteroid 274860.
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily

2.43  19/day
 Meghan Gray
 @emeegray

Astronomer. Mother. Stranger in a strange land.
Nottingham
nottingham.ac.uk/~ppzmeg

2.26  0.7/day
 Hakeem Oluseyi
 @HakeemOluseyi

Astrophysicist | Inventor | TED Fellow | Star Hacker | OG | TV Personality
Melbourne, FL USA
fit.edu/faculty/profil…

2.22  4/day
 Adam Frank
 @AdamFrank4

Astrophysicist: University of Rochester. NPR Science Blogger: 13.7. Author: About Time: Cosmology Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang.
University of Rochester
facebook.com/pages/Adam-Fra…

1.91  2/day
 Lucie Green
 @Dr_Lucie

Royal Society University Research Fellow staring at the Sun and beyond. Based at UCL. Chief Stargazer at @popastro
UK
luciegreen.com

1.78  3/day
 chrislintott
 @chrislintott

Astronomer, zookeeper and journalist, based at University of Oxford.
Oxford
zooniverse.org

1.60  4/day
 Carolyn Porco
 @carolynporco

Planetary scientist, Cassini imaging lead, CICLOPS director, The Day The Earth Smiled founder. WE DID IT! Opinions are my own.
CO
carolynporco.com

1.51  15/day
 Zita Martins
 @ZitaMartins

Astrobiology researcher; Science communicator; Royal Society University Research Fellow; BBC Expert Women
London
www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/z.marti…

1.41  0.2/day
 Kirk Borne
 @KirkDBorne

PhD DataScientist Astrophysicist, Top #BigData Influencer. Passions: #DataScience, #DataMining, Astroinformatics, #CitizenScience http://t.co/qYn8bft1fP
George Mason University
linkedin.com/in/kirkdborne

1.26  31/day
 Dr. Sengupta
 @Doctor_Astro

Developing the Cold Atom Lab for the International Space Station. @NASA_JPL Engineer, Research Professor @USC & pilot. http://t.co/SmqPYCiF3Y
Los Angeles
facebook.com/DrAnitaSengupta

1.18  1/day
 David Grinspoon
 @DrFunkySpoon

Astrobiologist @librarycongress Senior Scientist at PSI. Leader: House Band of the Universe. Author “Lonely Planets” Columnist @SkyandTelescope. Sagan Medalist
Biosphere One
funkyscience.net

1.14  14/day
 Amedeo Balbi
 @amedeo_balbi

Studio l’universo e ve lo racconto. Ultimo libro: Cercatori di meraviglia (Rizzoli)
Roma, Italy
amedeobalbi.it

1.03  1/day
 Prof. Chris Welch
 @ProfChrisWelch

Professor of Astronautics and Director Masters Programs at the International Space University, by day. Wearer of many other hats by day and night.
Strasbourg, France
isunet.edu/index.php/acad…

0.927  2/day
 Andrew Jaffe
 @defjaf

Astrophysics, cosmology and more
London
andrewjaffe.net/blog

0.920  0.5/day
 Ethan Siegel
 @StartsWithABang

The Universe is:
Expanding, cooling, and dark.
It starts with a bang! #Cosmology Science writer, astrophysicist, science communicator & NASA columnist.
Portland, OR
medium.com/starts-with-a-…

0.897  4/day
 Pamela L. Gay
 @starstryder

Communicating astronomy and life in academia 1 sidereal day at a time.
Edwardsville, IL
about.me/starstryder

0.876  12/day
 Anthony Rushton
 @Astronomer

Marie Curie fellow – Interests:

Astronomy & astrophysics,

black holes,

neutron stars,

accretion and jets
University of Oxford
www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/contacts/peopl…

0.875  0.2/day
 Colin Stuart
 @skyponderer

Science presenter, writer & author. Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer (my views). Books: http://t.co/PtV7DzEUnk Talks (incl schools) http://t.co/q02GwGtsjM
London
colinstuart.net

0.846  0.7/day
 Paul Crowther
 @Paul_Crowther

Jobbing Astrophysics Prof, mostly researching Monster Stars. Director of Teaching for @UoSPHY. Interested in UK science policy, esp. @STFC_Matters’s ups & downs
Peoples Republic of Sheffield
pacrowther.staff.shef.ac.uk

0.783  0.8/day
 Carolina Ödman
 @carolune

Proud mum working in science, development, technology, hacking (the good kind), photography, and hanging out in a state of happiness.
Planet Earth, most of the time
about.me/carolune

0.750  0.9/day
 Lucianne Walkowicz
 @shaka_lulu

astrophysicist. artist. transient bioelectrical phenomenon hurtling through space.
Chicago, IL, USA, Earth
tangledfields.com

0.730  3/day
 Chris North
 @chrisenorth

Astrophysicist at Cardiff University, and UK Herschel Outreach Officer. All comments are my own.
Cardiff (normally)

0.724  2/day
 David W. Hogg
 @davidwhogg

astronomy, inference, engineering, http://t.co/HYVSoZcFTO
New York City
dwh.gg/dwhogg

0.678  3/day
 Amber Straughn
 @astraughnomer

Arkansas farm girl & NASA astrophysicist. Pilot, yogini, homebrewer, Great Dane mom, @PearlJam junkie, Razorback football fan. Tweets are my own.
Washington, DC
amberstraughn.com

0.675  6/day
 Jonathan McDowell
 @planet4589

I’m an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, working on Chandra and quasars, and commenting on space launches and space activities.
Somerville, MA, USA
planet4589.org

0.666  5/day
 Sarah Hörst
 @PlanetDr

Planetary scientist, Titan evangelist, triathlete, pomeranian wrangler. Prone to #sciencedancing. Loves socks. Stridently anti-breakfast. My tweets are my own.
Baltimore, MD, USA
sarahhorst.com

0.648  10/day
 Katie Mack
 @AstroKatie

(a.k.a. Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of airplane food
Melbourne, Australia, or not
astrokatie.com

0.634  46/day
 AlanStern
 @AlanStern

Scientist. Space Explorer. Optimist. Space Man. Dad.

0.578  4/day
 Alyssa Goodman
 @aagie

Astronomy Professor at Harvard, figuring out how the Universe makes stars. Trying to make Astronomy more Seamless and STEM education more fun.
Massachusetts
cfa.harvard.edu/~agoodman

0.569  3/day
 Dr Brian Boyle
 @BrianBoyleSKA

Project Director – Australia & New Zealand SKA project
Australia
ska.gov.au

0.545  2/day
 Sarah Milkovich
 @milkysa

MRO HiRISE investigation scientist + 2020 Mars Rover science systems engineer. Previously on Curiosity, Cassini, Mars Phoenix operations. Opinions are my own.
Los Angeles, CA
planetarywanderings.wordpress.com

0.461  3/day
 Caleb Scharf
 @caleb_scharf

Director of Astrobiology at Columbia University.

Blogs at Sci Am (#sciamblogs). Author of The Copernicus Complex (Fall 2014)
New York
blogs.scientificamerican.com/life-unbounded

0.455  3/day
 Robert Massey
 @RobertMMassey

Parent, Deputy Executive Secretary at the Royal Astronomical Society. For official comments see @royalastrosoc
Bristol (Southville) & London

0.424  2/day
 Alan Duffy
 @astroduff

Part galaxy maker, part science communicator, all astronomer at Swinburne Uni.
Melbourne
alanrduffy.com

0.416  14/day
 Andrew Pontzen
 @apontzen

I do cosmology and piano. Employed by UCL, funded by the Royal Society. It’s not their fault when I talk nonsense, though.
London
cosmocrunch.co.uk

0.409  2/day
 Catherine Q.
 @CatherineQ

Astrophysicist, science communicator, over-thinker. One of @HuffPostscience Top 30 Physicists to follow. Autoimmune illness girl. Kiwi in US. Dogs rule.
USA
CatherineQ.com

0.387  23/day
 Franck Marchis
 @AllPlanets

Planetary astronomer at the Carl Sagan Center of SETI Institute, I am a husband & a dad, passionate about space, environment & human rights. Tweets are my own.
San Francisco
seti.org/users/fmarchis

0.374  5/day
 Nicole Gugliucci
 @NoisyAstronomer

Astronomer. Educator. Subtle as a Supernova. Post-Doc with the Most Rock at http://t.co/CleNgf2mLQ. All opinions are my own. RT!=endorsement
Edwardsville, IL
noisyastronomer.com

0.369  19/day
 Brooke Simmons
 @vrooje

Astronomer. First loves: galaxies and black holes. Go on: ask me anything.
Oxford, UK
www-astro.physics.ox.ac.uk/~simmons

0.364  2/day
 Jonathan Tedds
 @jtedds

Astro, Health & Research Data Informatics. Senior Research Fellow, Uni of Leicester. PI #BRISSKit Editor-in-Chief @up_healthdata Chair Primary School Governors
Leicestershire, UK
uk.linkedin.com/pub/jonathan-t…

0.356  2/day
 Mario Livio
 @Mario_Livio

Astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Institute. Author: The Golden Ratio, Is God a Mathematician?, Brilliant Blunders http://t.co/PTg9WuBQF2
Baltimore,MD

0.353  8/day
 Alasdair Allan
 @aallan

Scientist, Author, Hacker, Tinkerer and Maker. Just another hacker, pretending to be an astronomer, pretending to be a hacker.
Exeter, UK
alasdairallan.com

0.346  7/day
 Kristin Block
 @MarsMaven

Spacecraft science, @HiRISE on #MRO. With my free hand, I play taiko & upright bass. (Looking for @Maven2Mars, headed to #Mars?) Opinions: MINE, ALL MINE!
Tucson, AZ

0.333  4/day
 Megan
 @AstroMeg

By day: just another transient astronomer. By night: samba drumming, rock climbing, public speaker, teacher and science advocate. Currently in Manchester.
Planet Earth
rigel.org.uk

0.318  2/day
 Robert C. Tautz
 @rctautz

Theoretical plasma astrophysicist studying cosmic rays, plasma instabilities, and general problems of mathematical and computational physics. Tweets are my own.
Germany
rctautz.de

0.318  1/day
 Michele Bannister
 @astrokiwi

Planetary astronomer, poet, fascinated by icy worlds. I hunt yesterday’s light. Postdoctoral fellow with @OSSOSurvey.
Victoria, BC ex: Canberra; NZ
astro.uvic.ca/~micheleb/

0.317  6/day
 Alex Parker
 @Alex_Parker

Planetary astronomer at SwRI, investigating the origin and history of icy worlds at the edge of our solar system, and supporting NASA’s New Horizons mission.
Boulder, Colorado
alexharrisonparker.com

0.285  12/day
 Astronomer
 @ArifSolmaz

Astrophysics PhD student, Communication Scientist
İstanbul
arifsolmaz.com

0.280  2/day
 Jen Gupta
 @jen_gupta

@ICGPortsmouth Astrophysics Outreach Officer. Occasional @WinSciCentre planetarium-er. Former @jodcast-er. Active Galactic Nuclei were my first love.
Winchester, UK
icg.port.ac.uk/author/guptaj/

0.278  3/day
 Andy Lawrence
 @e_astronomer

Quasar fan, survey nut, and astrogeek. Regius Professor of Astronomy. You can call me Reg.
Auld Reekie
andyxl.wordpress.com

0.270  2/day
 Eli Bressert
 @astrobiased

Love big ideas and putting them into action by connecting the impossible. Data scientist at Stitch Fix.
San Francisco, CA
astrobiased.com

0.261  2/day
 Dr Sheila Kanani
 @SaturnSheila

@RoyalAstroSoc outreach officer, space(comedienne*educator*ambassador). Coke float drinking pocket rocket, planetary physics geek. Co-founder of @STEMMsisters.
LDN, Lytham, MCR (UK)
saturnsheila.wordpress.com

0.257  4/day
 Alberto Conti
 @albertoconti

Astrophysicist & Innovation Manager – http://t.co/8Ze0AJVeKw – Tweets are my own not Northrop Grumman’s, at least in this universe.
CA, USA
vizify.com/alberto-conti

0.255  4/day
 ★ amanda bauer ★
 @astropixie

astrophysicist. science communicator. music creator. culinary enthusiast. willing.
sydney, australia
amandabauer.blogspot.com

0.248  9/day
 Michael Merrifield
 @ProfMike_M

Professor of astronomy at the University of Nottingham, interested in most things astronomical, particularly galaxies, outreach and art.
Nottingham
youtube.com/sixtysymbols

0.236  8/day
 Haley Gomez
 @astrofairy

I’m an Astrophysicist, love books, films astronomy, shoes and dresses.
Cardiff
haley.gomez.me.uk

0.224  2/day
 Peter Edmonds
 @peterdedmonds

Work in public affairs for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Survived a PhD & postdocs in astrophysics. Interested in science & scicomm. Opinions are mine.
peterdedmonds.blogspot.com

0.222  9/day
 Julianne Dalcanton
 @dalcantonJD

Astrophysicist at the University of Washington. Principal Investigator of the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury (PHAT).

0.222  6/day
 Lewis Dartnell
 @lewis_dartnell

Astrobiology research fellow, science communicator & book author

http://t.co/hWv2YD5dm6 |

http://t.co/61Z5Wmw3OI | http://t.co/yqLoOaP7g3
London
lewisdartnell.com

0.219  10/day
 Ryan Anderson
 @Ryan_B_Anderson

Planetary scientist. I shoot rocks on Mars with a laser. I also read, review, and write speculative fiction. All views expressed are my own.
Flagstaff, AZ
ryanbanderson.com/blog

0.206  3/day
 Javier Armentia
 @javierarmentia

Astrofísico, comunicador científico, escéptico, ateo, mala gente en general.
Pamplona
javierarmentia.com

0.201  16/day
 Edward Gomez
 @zemogle

Astronomer and web technology enthusiast. Been known to play the lute.
Within the error bars
darkmattersheep.net

0.200  4/day
 Sarah Kendrew
 @sarahkendrew

Astronomer, University of Oxford, UK. Occasional runner and triathlete.
Oxford
sarahaskew.net

0.197  10/day
 Karen Masters
 @KarenLMasters

Astronomer @ICGPortsmouth @PortsmouthUni. Project Scientist for @GalaxyZoo. Part of @MaNGAsurvey, @SDSSurveys. Parent of two young children.
Portsmouth, UK
icg.port.ac.uk/~mastersk

0.170  9/day
 Prof. Abel Méndez
 @ProfAbelMendez

Planetary Scientist and Astrobiologist. Director of the Planetary Habitability Laboratory @ UPR Arecibo. Studying habitable worlds in the universe.
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
phl.upr.edu

0.167  29/day
 Tim O’Brien
 @Tim_O_Brien

Professor of Astrophysics & Associate Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory, University of Manchester.

Watch the Skies!
Manchester
proftimobrien.com

0.127  14/day
 Meg Schwamb
 @megschwamb

Planetary scientist, astronomer, postdoctoral fellow at ASIAA, and member of the Planet Four & Planet Hunters science teams, Any opinions tweeted are my own.
Taipei, Taiwan
megschwamb.com

0.126  9/day
 Robert Rutledge
 @rerutled

Physics Professor. Astrophysicist. Neutron Stars. Founder, Publisher of The Astronomer’s Telegram. @astronomerstel
Montreal, QC
physics.mcgill.ca/~rutledge/

0.125  6/day
 Alexander B Fry
 @TheAstronomist

Astronomy PhD student, science writer, all around raconteur. Thoughts randomly seeded on science, culture, art, philosophy, astrophysics.
Seattle
commonobserver.com

0.103  1.0/day
 Leigh Fletcher
 @LeighFletcher

Planetary scientist, space enthusiast, Royal Society Research Fellow and new Dad based in Oxford and author of http://t.co/LhUcCxJm
Oxford, UK
atm.ox.ac.uk/user/fletcher/

0.103  1.0/day
 Rachana Bhatawdekar
 @AstroRach

Budding Astrophysicist, Coder, Badminton Player, Salsa Dancer, Daydreamer..
Earth, Orion Arm, MW, Laniakea

0.100  3/day
 Yvette Cendes
 @whereisyvette

A Hungarian-American radio astronomy PhD student in Amsterdam. Only person on Earth who’s been to Everest Base Camp AND punched by a wild mountain gorilla.
Amsterdam, Netherlands
whereisyvette.com

0.0970  3/day
 Bryan Gaensler
 @SciBry

Astronomer, politics junkie, rugby league tragic, sci-fi connoisseur.
Sydney ⇢ Toronto (Jan 2015)
bryangaensler.net

0.0959  33/day
 AlessondraSpringmann
 @sondy

Asteroid radar astronomer (小惑星レーダー天文学者), writer, sailor, @observatorycats herder. Wellesley/MIT/San Francisco/@AreciboRadar expat. @UALPL’er/@OSIRISREx’ian.
Tucson, Arizona
blog.sondy.com

0.0892  31/day
 山田陽志郎 Yoshiro Yamada
 @sinus_iridium

東京と横浜の科学館で、長年天文を担当。その後、国立天文台天文情報センター勤務を経て、現在相模原市立博物館で天文担当の学芸員。ボランティアで人工衛星追跡PCソフト Orbitron の翻訳も。映画が好き。音楽メディアではSACDを愛好。近著(邦訳)に『地球接近天体』(地人書館)★面白いと感じた宇宙の話などをつぶやいてます
横浜
lv1uni.web.fc2.com/tuki/yy_prof.h…

0.0832  7/day
 Stephen Serjeant
 @StephenSerjeant

Astronomer at the Open University, roped into various OU/BBC things too. The views here do not necessarily blah blah.
physics.open.ac.uk/~sserjeant/

0.0717  5/day
 Peter Coles
 @telescoper

Theoretical astrophysicist (specialising in cosmology), as well as opera, jazz and crossword addict. Now with added beard. Tweets in a personal capacity.
Brighton, England
telescoper.wordpress.com

0.0664  22/day
 Matt Mechtley
 @biphenyl

Hubble Space Telescope user at Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Pythonista. Formerly: http://t.co/JYcyZGB4th game dev, PowerGlove innovator, culture jammer
Earth
biphenyl.org

0.0597  4/day
 Summer Ash
 @Summer_Ash

Something like a phenomena, something like an astronoma. Caught between the Moon and New York City.
New York City
about.me/summer_ash/

0.0454  40/day
 Gene Gordon
 @porchdragon

Chaotic, loud, energetic, fun-loving,28 year veteran physics teacher. National Board Certified,NASA MESSENGER & New Horizons Fellow. STANYS President-Elect
Honeoye Falls,NY
facebook.com/Porchdragon

0.0395  7/day
 Jorge Diaz
 @jsdiaz_

Physicist playing with high-energy neutrinos, cosmic rays, and gamma rays during the day, and low-energy neutrons at night. Science communicator.
Heidelberg/Karlsruhe, Germany
conexioncausal.wordpress.com

0.0391  17/day
 Sarah Tuttle
 @niais

Astrophysicist. Mom. Lunatic. Bionic Woman. Carrier Pigeon Feminist.
Austin, TX
abortionishealthcare.com

0.0360  73/day
 Blaze ★ Angle
 @InvaderXan

International astrophysicist of action and mystery!
地球
supernovacondensate.net

0.0308  10/day
 Alice
 @PenguinGalaxy

Space penguin juggling various science teachery things with occasional writing and outreach on my starry flippers. Loves astronomy, citizen science & feminism.
ra=144.437, dec=2.759
aliceingalaxyland.blogspot.co.uk

0.0026  59/day
 Kurtis Williams
 @professor_astro

Assistant professor at Texas A&M University – Commerce
Commerce, TX, USA
blog.professorastronomy.com

-0.0657  2/day
 Estelle Déau
 @EstelleDeau

Astrophysicist devoted to Saturn’s rings, disk dynamics, radiative transfer of planetary regolith. I (re)tweet about rings, moons, Saturn, & fun science papers.
Between Earth and Saturn
saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/education/scie…

-0.1447  0.8/day
 Meg Urry
 @Meg_Urry

Yale professor of physics, President of American Astronomical Society, likes supermassive black holes, teaching, writing, increasing diversity, ++my family
Yale University
pantheon.yale.edu/~cmu2

Not tracked 3 mos ago Not tracked 3 mos ago
 Ángel López-Sánchez
 @El_Lobo_Rayado

Spanish Astrophysicist @ Australian Astronomical Observatory & Macquarie University.

Astronomía en español desde 2003 en http://t.co/4vs6bZg2PM
Sydney, Australia
angelrls.wordpress.com

Not tracked 3 mos ago Not tracked 3 mos ago
 Susan Niebur
 @WomenPlanetSci

Women make up half the bodies in the solar system — why not half the scientists?
Washington, D.C.
womeninplanetaryscience.com

Too few tweets
(3 mos)
Too few tweets
(3 mos)
 Jill Tarter
 @jilltarter

Earthling

chief cheerleader for SETI, setiQuest, and the Allen Telescope Array

Jack’s wife – Shana’s mom – Li Yao and Clara’s grandma
Earth in the Cosmos
setistars.org

Too few tweets
(3 mos)
Too few tweets
(3 mos)
 Stacie Powell
 @powellstacie

Olympic GB 10m Platform Diver Astrophysics PhD student at The University of Cambridge

Too few tweets
(3 mos)
Too few tweets
(3 mos)
 Sara Seager
 @ProfSaraSeager

Prof. Seager is an astrophysicist and planetary scientist at MIT. A pioneer in the vast world of exoplanets, she’s on a quest for the holy grail: another Earth.
Cambridge, MA
seagerexoplanets.mit.edu

Too few tweets
(3 mos)
Too few tweets
(3 mos)
 Jim_Bell
 @Jim_Bell

Jim is a Professor in the School of Earth & Space Exploration at ASU, an active planetary science researcher and author, and President of The Planetary Society.
jimbell.sese.asu.edu

Too few tweets
(3 mos)
Too few tweets
(3 mos)

20 thoughts on “Astronomers on Twitter

  1. Accretion Power in Astrotweeting – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  2. Twitter Profiles – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  3. If Tweeting Astronomers Were Planets… – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  4. Word clouds for the tweets of highly followed physicists, astronomers, and philosophers – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  5. Top tweets by discipline – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  6. Follower growth among popular astronomers on Twitter in 2013 Q3 – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  7. Followers vs. years on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  8. Twitterviews – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  9. Physicists and astronomers ordered by followers-per-tweet – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  10. HepNames listing physicists’ Twitter feeds – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  11. Growth in 2013 for highly followed astronomers – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  12. Women among highly followed astronomers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  13. Composite profiles of highly followed philosophers, physicists, and astronomers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  14. Books for the budding natural philosopher by authors on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  15. Charting physicists and astronomers who have over 5,000 Twitter followers – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  16. The faces of highly followed astronomers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  17. Astronomers on Twitter: analyses to date – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  18. Particle physicists and cosmologists on Twitter, per Sean Carroll – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  19. URLs of wisdom (end of March 2014) | Social in silico

  20. Follower growth among popular astronomers on Twitter in 2014 Q1 – Lucretius, ver. 21c

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