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.

Content last updated: 2014-10-16 15:04 UTC. Users listed: 118.

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 Neil deGrasse Tyson
 @neiltyson

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

2,512,164  2/day
 Phil Plait
 @BadAstronomer

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

328,550  17/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

46,632  12/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

29,211  0.8/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

26,875  7/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

25,720  5/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

22,829  4/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

20,295  15/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

20,294  0.4/day
 Mike Brown
 @plutokiller

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

18,939  5/day
 Pamela L. Gay
 @starstryder

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

18,592  5/day
 Dr. Ian O’Neill
 @astroengine

@DNews Senior Producer for Space. Recovering British solar physicist. Enjoys beer, prefers tea. Hairy Atheist & skeptic. Also lives in @EVEOnline. @AberUni alum
Woodland Hills, California
astroengine.com

17,716  15/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

16,788  29/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

15,656  9/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

15,301  5/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

15,270  23/day
 SethShostak
 @SethShostak

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

14,980  0.1/day
 Amy Mainzer
 @AmyMainzer

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

14,909  4/day
 chrislintott
 @chrislintott

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

13,973  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

13,903  52/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

11,835  3/day
 Ed Copeland
 @ProfEdCopeland

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

10,735  2/day
 Javier Armentia
 @javierarmentia

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

10,444  8/day
 Brian Schmidt
 @cosmicpinot

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

9,826  3/day
 Nicole Gugliucci
 @NoisyAstronomer

Astronomer. Educator. Subtle as a supernova. Postdoc with the most rock with @cosmoquestx and @siuestem. Tweets my own. RT != endorsement.
Edwardsville, IL
noisyastronomer.com

8,085  16/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

6,314  14/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…

5,528  3/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

5,527  1/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

4,960  5/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

4,745  18/day
 ★ amanda bauer ★
 @astropixie

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

4,643  6/day
 Ed Lu
 @astroEdLu

Finding a million asteroids!
Pale Blue Dot
sentinelmission.org

4,419  0.8/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

4,271  4/day
 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

4,200  <0.05/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

4,174  8/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

4,017  9/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

4,005  7/day
 Marc Kuchner
 @marckuchner

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

3,902  0.6/day
 Jake Vanderplas
 @jakevdp

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

3,697  2/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

3,678  64/day
 Amedeo Balbi
 @amedeo_balbi

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

3,621  1/day
 Spookyanne Wa!kowicz
 @shaka_lulu

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

3,401  4/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-…

3,379  4/day
 Chris North
 @chrisenorth

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

3,333  3/day
 Kurtis Williams
 @professor_astro

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

3,201  0.9/day
 Bryan Gaensler
 @SciBry

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

3,185  10/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…

3,150  2/day
 Sarah Kendrew
 @sarahkendrew

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

3,138  8/day
 AlanStern
 @AlanStern

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

3,126  2/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
franckmarchis.com

3,107  7/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

2,952  3/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

2,800  12/day
 Alan Duffy
 @astroduff

Astronomer who sometimes chats to the media and gets way too excited about science on air. Making galaxies at Swinburne Uni since 2014 https://t.co/MHsQXzb3Of
Melbourne
alanrduffy.com

2,653  8/day
 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

2,640  0.1/day
 Carolina Ödman
 @carolune

Astrophysicist mum of two 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

2,580  4/day
 Karen Masters
 @KarenLMasters

Astronomer at ICG, Univ. of Portsmouth. Project Scientist for Galaxy Zoo. Proud Sloanie (SDSS). Now with primary school age kids!
Portsmouth, UK
icg.port.ac.uk/~mastersk

2,548  8/day
 Stacie Powell
 @powellstacie

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

2,479  0.7/day
 Hakeem Oluseyi
 @HakeemOluseyi

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

2,405  3/day
 Meg Rosenburg
 @trueanomalies

planets, #scicomm, #histsci | @Caltech PhD | #PHDtv co-founder (http://t.co/uRYhr5jPl4) | all-around space person | And what you do, do it unfeignedly.
Pasadena, CA
trueanomalies.com

2,402  10/day
 Summer Ash
 @Summer_Ash

Astrophysicist by day and all around rock-it scientist whenever I get my act together.
Moon/New York City
about.me/summer_ash/

2,386  28/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

2,383  5/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

2,298  4/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

2,290  5/day
 Susan Niebur
 @WomenPlanetSci

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

2,170  0.4/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

2,160  8/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

2,133  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

2,119  3/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

2,111  4/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

2,053  16/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

2,006  3/day
 David W. Hogg
 @davidwhogg

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

1,990  3/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

1,961  5/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

1,890  3/day
 Kristin Block
 @MarsMaven

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

1,847  3/day
 David Spergel
 @DavidSpergel

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

1,841  0.7/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

1,822  2/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

1,821  7/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

1,815  2/day
 Julianne Dalcanton
 @dalcantonJD

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

1,808  6/day
 Janna Levin
 @JannaLevin

Astrophysicist. Author.
New York City
jannalevin.com

1,787  0.8/day
 Robert Massey
 @RobertMMassey

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

1,787  2/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

1,778  28/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

1,775  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…

1,739  1/day
 Sarah Tuttle
 @niais

Astrophysicist. Mom. Lunatic. Bionic Woman. Making room for all the other geniuses.
Austin, TX
abortionishealthcare.com

1,720  13/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…

1,699  1/day
 Haley Gomez
 @astrofairy

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

1,630  3/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

1,590  10/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/

1,582  3/day
 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

1,566  0.1/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

1,560  6/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

1,552  8/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

1,535  2/day
 Zita Martins
 @ZitaMartins

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

1,514  1/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

1,506  1/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

1,494  3/day
 Dr. Alex Lockwood
 @AskAstroAlex

Alliterative atypical astrophysicist
phdcomics.com/tv

1,485  0.8/day
 Dr Brian Boyle
 @BrianBoyleSKA

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

1,475  1/day
 Kelle Cruz
 @kellecruz

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

1,448  1/day
 Meghan Gray
 @emeegray

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

1,441  0.8/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/

1,431  4/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…

1,393  6/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/

1,386  0.8/day
 戸惑う ★ 異星人
 @InvaderXan

International astrophysicist of action and mystery! 星空きらきらこんぺいとうのよう。
地球
supernovacondensate.net

1,368  9/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

1,332  3/day
 Andrew Jaffe
 @defjaf

Astrophysics, cosmology and more
London
andrewjaffe.net/blog

1,300  1.0/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

1,298  0.5/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…

1,238  4/day
 Rachana Bhatawdekar
 @AstroRach

PhD astronomer @UniofNottingham, Coder, Badminton Player, Salsa Dancer, Daydreamer..
Earth, Orion Arm, MW, Laniakea

1,238  4/day
 Sarah Milkovich
 @milkysa

Science Systems Engineer for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover; MRO HiRISE investigation scientist. Previously on Curiosity, Cassini, Mars Phoenix. Opinions are my own.
Los Angeles, CA
planetarywanderings.wordpress.com

1,237  1/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/

1,200  4/day
 Astronomer
 @ArifSolmaz

Astrophysics PhD student, Communication Scientist
İstanbul
arifsolmaz.com

1,181  3/day
 Robert Rutledge
 @rerutled

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

1,114  3/day
 Kevin Schawinski
 @kevinschawinski

Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich, co-founder of http://t.co/wnOumHZ74K, expert on black holes & galaxy evolution. User of technology.
Based out of ZRH, z=0
astro.ethz.ch/people/kevinsc

1,085  7/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

1,071  1/day
 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

1,060  4/day
 Edward Gomez
 @zemogle

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

1,047  4/day
 Anais Rassat
 @anaisrassat

Science researcher interested in technology & innovation. Member of Euclid Consortium (#euclidmission, #ESA Space Mission). TCK. Mostly in Geneva/Lausanne, CH.
huffingtonpost.co.uk/anais-rassat/

1,005  1/day

24 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

  21. Top 50 People to follow on twitter

  22. Collage of highly followed astronomers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  23. Women among highly followed physicists and astronomers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  24. Physicists and astronomers followed by physicists and astronomers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

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