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: 2014-10-24 15:43 UTC. Users listed: 121.
| Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astrophysicist. Author: Space Chronicles & Inexplicable Universe [Video]; Host: @StarTalkRadio & @COSMOSonTV
| Philth Plague
SCIENCE! I love this stuff.
| Emily Lakdawalla
Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, writer, public speaker. Writing a book on Curiosity mission. Asteroid 274860.
| Dr. Bruce Betts
Fun random space facts and easy astronomy in a short attention span format from a planetary scientist dude
| Dr. Phil Metzger
Planetary scientist. Co-founded NASA KSC SwampWorks. Now at UCF Florida Space Institute but still on SwampWorks team. SpaceMining. Space settlement. Science.
| Carolyn Porco
Planetary scientist, Cassini imaging lead, CICLOPS director, The Day The Earth Smiled founder. WE DID IT! Opinions are my own.
| Stuart Clark
Astronomer, journalist and author of The Sun Kings and The Sky’s Dark Labyrinth trilogy. Writes Across the Universe blog for The Guardian.
| Robert Simpson
Astronomer and web developer at Oxford University. I work at the Zooniverse: the world’s largest citizen science platform. 2014 TED Fellow.
| - Jeff Goldstein
| John Grunsfeld
Lead for Science at NASA (Associate Administrator) Astronaut STS-67,81,103,109,125 Hubble Hugger, Space and Earth explorer
| Mike Brown
Astronomer, planet hunter, Pluto killer, bear whisperer, Finger-wrapped dad.
| Pamela L. Gay
Communicating astronomy and life in academia 1 sidereal day at a time.
| Dr. Ian O’Neill
@DNews Senior Producer for Space. Recovering British solar physicist. Enjoys beer, prefers tea. Hairy Atheist & skeptic. Also lives in @EVEOnline. @AberUni alum
| Kirk Borne
PhD DataScientist Astrophysicist, Top #BigData Influencer. http://t.co/f4gsbNtASa #DataScience, Astroinformatics, #CitizenScience http://t.co/qYn8bfaS1H
| David Grinspoon
Astrobiologist @librarycongress Senior Scientist at PSI. Leader: House Band of the Universe. Author “Lonely Planets” Columnist @SkyandTelescope. Sagan Medalist
| David Brin
| Katie Mack
(a.k.a. Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of airplane food
Astronomer, SETI Institute
| Amy Mainzer
Astronomer, zookeeper and journalist, based at University of Oxford.
| Catherine Q.
Astrophysicist, science communicator, over-thinker. One of @HuffPostscience Top 30 Physicists to follow. Autoimmune illness girl. Kiwi in US. Dogs rule.
| Lucie Green
Royal Society University Research Fellow staring at the Sun and beyond. Based at UCL. Chief Stargazer at @popastro
| Ed Copeland
Particle cosmologist working on the Early Universe at the University of Nottingham. Views expressed are my own.
| Javier Armentia
Astrofísico, comunicador científico, escéptico, ateo, mala gente en general.
| Brian Schmidt
An overly busy Cosmologist, Wine maker, Dad & Husband. 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics
| Nicole Gugliucci
Astronomer. Educator. Subtle as a supernova. Postdoc with the most rock with @cosmoquestx and @siuestem. Tweets my own. RT != endorsement.
| Sarah Hörst
Planetary scientist, Titan evangelist, triathlete, pomeranian wrangler. Prone to #sciencedancing. Loves socks. Stridently anti-breakfast. My tweets are my own.
| Adam Frank
Astrophysicist: University of Rochester. NPR Science Blogger: 13.7. Author: About Time: Cosmology Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang.
| J Richard Gott
Astrophysicist; author of TIME TRAVEL IN EINSTEIN’S UNIVERSE; co-author, w/ Robert J Vanderbei, of SIZING UP THE UNIVERSE
| Colin Stuart
| Prof. Abel Méndez
Planetary Scientist and Astrobiologist. Director of the Planetary Habitability Laboratory @ UPR Arecibo. Studying habitable worlds in the universe.
| ★ amanda bauer ★
astrophysicist. science communicator. music creator. culinary enthusiast. willing.
| Ed Lu
Finding a million asteroids!
| Tim O’Brien
Professor of Astrophysics & Associate Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory, University of Manchester.
Watch the Skies!
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.
| Alasdair Allan
Scientist, Author, Hacker, Tinkerer and Maker. Just another hacker, pretending to be an astronomer, pretending to be a hacker.
| Mario Livio
Astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Institute. Author: The Golden Ratio, Is God a Mathematician?, Brilliant Blunders http://t.co/PTg9WuBQF2
| Lewis Dartnell
Astrobiology research fellow, science communicator & book author
| Marc Kuchner
| Jake Vanderplas
Python-wielding astronomer interested in cosmology, machine learning, open science, reproducibility, education, data vis…
Space penguin juggling various science teachery things with occasional writing and outreach on my starry flippers. Loves astronomy, citizen science & feminism.
| Amedeo Balbi
Studio l’universo e ve lo racconto. Ultimo libro: Cercatori di meraviglia (Rizzoli)
| Spookyanne Wa!kowicz
astrophysicist. artist. transient bioelectrical phenomenon hurtling through space.
| Ethan Siegel
The Universe is:
| Chris North
Astrophysicist at Cardiff University, and UK Herschel Outreach Officer. All comments are my own.
| Bryan Gaensler
Astronomer, politics junkie, rugby league tragic, sci-fi connoisseur.
| Kurtis Williams
Assistant professor at Texas A&M University – Commerce
| Estelle Déau
Astrophysicist devoted to Saturn’s rings, disk dynamics, radiative transfer of planetary regolith. I (re)tweet about rings, moons, Saturn, & fun science papers.
Scientist. Space Explorer. Optimist. Space Man. Dad.
| Sarah Kendrew
Astronomer, University of Oxford, UK. Occasional runner and triathlete.
| Franck Marchis
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.
| Amber Straughn
Arkansas farm girl & NASA astrophysicist. Pilot, yogini, homebrewer, Great Dane mom, @PearlJam junkie, Razorback football fan. Tweets are my own.
| Peter Coles
Theoretical astrophysicist (specialising in cosmology), as well as opera, jazz and crossword addict. Now with added beard. Tweets in a personal capacity.
| Alan Duffy
| Sara Seager
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.
| Carolina Ödman
Astrophysicist mum of two working in technology, science, development, hacking (the good kind), photography, and hanging out in a state of happiness.
| Karen Masters
Astronomer at ICG, Univ. of Portsmouth. Project Scientist for Galaxy Zoo. Proud Sloanie (SDSS). Now with primary school age kids!
| Stacie Powell
Olympic GB 10m Platform Diver Astrophysics PhD student at The University of Cambridge
| Meg Rosenburg
| Hakeem Oluseyi
Astrophysicist | Inventor | TED Fellow | Star Hacker | OG | TV Personality
Astrophysicist by day and all around rock-it scientist whenever I get my act together.
By day: just another transient astronomer. By night: samba drumming, rock climbing, public speaker, teacher and science advocate. Currently in Manchester.
| 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.
| 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.
| Gene Gordon
Chaotic, loud, energetic, fun-loving,28 year veteran physics teacher. National Board Certified,NASA MESSENGER & New Horizons Fellow. STANYS President-Elect
| Susan Niebur
Women make up half the bodies in the solar system — why not half the scientists?
| 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
| Caleb Scharf
Director of Astrobiology at Columbia University.
Blogs at Sci Am (#sciamblogs). Author of The Copernicus Complex (Fall 2014)
| Dr. Sengupta
| Peter Edmonds
Work in public affairs for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Survived a PhD & postdocs in astrophysics. Interested in science & scicomm. Opinions are mine.
| Dr Sheila Kanani
@RoyalAstroSoc outreach officer, space(comedienne*educator*ambassador). Coke float drinking pocket rocket, planetary physics geek. Co-founder of @STEMMsisters.
| David W. Hogg
| Michael Merrifield
Professor of astronomy at the University of Nottingham, interested in most things astronomical, particularly galaxies, outreach and art.
| Ryan 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.
| Kristin Block
Spacecraft science, @HiRISE on #MRO. With my free hand, I play taiko & upright bass. (Looking for the mission @Maven2Mars?) Opinions: MINE, ALL MINE!
| David Spergel
Astrophysicist at Princeton University
| Brooke Simmons
Astronomer. First loves: galaxies and black holes. Go on: ask me anything.
| Jonathan McDowell
I’m an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, working on Chandra and quasars, and commenting on space launches and space activities.
| Yvette Cendes
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.
| Janna Levin
| Julianne Dalcanton
Astrophysicist at the University of Washington. Principal Investigator of the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury (PHAT).
| Robert Massey
Parent, Deputy Executive Secretary at the Royal Astronomical Society. For official comments see @royalastrosoc
| Jorge S. Diaz
Theoretical physicist playing with high-energy neutrinos, cosmic rays, and gamma rays during the day, and low-energy neutrons at night.
| Robert C. Tautz
Theoretical plasma astrophysicist studying cosmic rays, plasma instabilities, and general problems of mathematical and computational physics. Tweets are my own.
| Sarah Tuttle
Astrophysicist. Mom. Lunatic. Bionic Woman. Making room for all the other geniuses.
| Prof. Chris Welch
Professor of Astronautics and Director Masters Programs at the International Space University, by day. Wearer of many other hats by day and night.
| Anthony Rushton
Marie Curie fellow – Interests:
Astronomy & astrophysics,
accretion and jets
| Haley Gomez
I’m an Astrophysicist, love books, films astronomy, shoes and dresses.
| Michele Bannister
Planetary astronomer, poet, fascinated by icy worlds. I hunt yesterday’s light. Postdoctoral fellow with @OSSOSurvey.
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.
| Jill Tarter
chief cheerleader for SETI, setiQuest, and the Allen Telescope Array
Jack’s wife – Shana’s mom – Li Yao and Clara’s grandma
| Alberto Conti
| Meg Schwamb
Planetary scientist, astronomer, postdoctoral fellow at ASIAA, and member of the Planet Four & Planet Hunters science teams, Any opinions tweeted are my own.
| Andy Lawrence
Quasar fan, survey nut, and astrogeek. Regius Professor of Astronomy. You can call me Reg.
| Zita Martins
Astrobiology researcher; Science communicator; Royal Society University Research Fellow; BBC Expert Women
| Alyssa Goodman
Astronomy Professor at Harvard, figuring out how the Universe makes stars. Trying to make Astronomy more Seamless and STEM education more fun.
| Eli Bressert
Love big ideas and putting them into action by connecting the impossible. Data scientist at Stitch Fix.
| Dr. Alex Lockwood
Alliterative atypical astrophysicist
| Kelle Cruz
Astronomer, professor at Hunter, associate at AMNH. Tennis, running, climbing. Liveable streets advocate. Founder and editor of @astrobetter
| Dr Brian Boyle
Project Director – Australia & New Zealand SKA project
| Meghan Gray
Astronomer. Mother. Stranger in a strange land.
| Stephen Serjeant
Astronomer at the Open University, roped into various OU/BBC things too. The views here do not necessarily blah blah.
| 山田陽志郎 Yoshiro Yamada
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
| Leigh Fletcher
| あくび ★ ねこ
International astrophysicist of action and mystery! 星空きらきらこんぺいとうのよう。
| Matt Mechtley
| Meg Urry
Yale professor of physics, President of American Astronomical Society, likes supermassive black holes, teaching, writing, increasing diversity, ++my family
| Andrew Jaffe
Astrophysics, cosmology and more
| Sarah Milkovich
Science Systems Engineer for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover; MRO HiRISE investigation scientist. Previously on Curiosity, Cassini, Mars Phoenix. Opinions are my own.
| Rachana Bhatawdekar
PhD astronomer @UniofNottingham, Coder, Badminton Player, Salsa Dancer, Daydreamer..
| Jonathan Tedds
Astro, Health & Research Data Informatics. Senior Research Fellow, Uni of Leicester. PI #BRISSKit Editor-in-Chief @up_healthdata Chair Primary School Governors
| Jen Gupta
@ICGPortsmouth Astrophysics Outreach Officer. Occasional @WinSciCentre planetarium-er. Former @jodcast-er. Active Galactic Nuclei were my first love.
Astrophysics PhD student, Communication Scientist
| Robert Rutledge
Physics Professor. Astrophysicist. Neutron Stars. Founder, Publisher of The Astronomer’s Telegram. @astronomerstel
| Kevin Schawinski
| Alexander B Fry
Astronomy PhD student, science writer, all around raconteur. Thoughts randomly seeded on science, culture, art, philosophy, astrophysics.
| Ángel López-Sánchez
Spanish Astrophysicist @ Australian Astronomical Observatory & Macquarie University.
| Edward Gomez
Astronomer and web technology enthusiast. Been known to play the lute.
| 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.’
| Anais Rassat
Science researcher interested in technology & innovation. Member of Euclid Consortium (#euclidmission, #ESA Space Mission). TCK. Mostly in Geneva/Lausanne, CH.
| Renee Hlozek
South African cosmologist-and-singer-in-training currently living in the US, as a TED Fellow. Feminist scientist.