The Best Science in Social Media

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Science Shorty Award Leaders

1st

Virtual Astronomer

Virtual Astronomer

Astronomy, Science, Nature and more, Creator of #Meteorwatch, writer for Universe Today and the BBC. Making Stargazing fun and accessible to all.
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2nd

Reid Gower

Reid Gower

Creator of The Sagan and Feynman Series. TEDx speaker. Using social media to promote science appreciation and critical thinking.
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3rd

Matt Parker

Matt Parker

I do mathematics and stand-up. Sometimes simultaneously.
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4th

Awel Evans

Awel Evans

Just a teenager with an immeasurable passion for astronomy & planetary science. I really am awed by the wonders of the universe... I also like sports :)
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5th

Jenny ★

Jenny ★

ScienceWriter & Broadcaster StarWatcher MusicLover Harpist BookWorm BSLUser WooBasher Atheist! http://astronomy.fm/under-british-skies/
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6th

Nature News&Comment

Nature News&Comment

The latest science news and opinion from Nature magazine. Winner Best Twitter, Online Media Awards 2011. Most tweets by @BL_Owens, @Ananyo and @bmahersciwriter
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7th

Scientific American

Scientific American

Scientific American Magazine and online, over 165 years of science news
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8th

Carolyn Porco

Carolyn Porco

Planetary scientist, leader of the Cassini imaging team, director of CICLOPS, & author-to-be. Opinions are my own.
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9th

David Bradley

David Bradley

Science news, views, interviews and tech talk from Science Writer David Bradley based in Cambridge, England, UK.
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10th

Nick Howes

Nick Howes

Astronomy Consultant, Science Writer for @esa . FRAS, @faulkestel Program Manager, Visiting Lecturer UCGLAM, STEM ambassador,Used to work with Ultravox.
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11th

GODisNOTrealBRO

GODisNOTrealBRO

It's not that I have mre intelligence than believers, it's that i choose to use mine and they dont. http://godisnotrealbro.blogspot.com/
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12th

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong

Senior TED Fellow, Interdisciplinary researcher inhabiting art/science/architecture
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13th

Camilla Corona SDO

Camilla Corona SDO

I am Camilla SDO, NASA SDO's Mission Mascot. I help with Education & Public Outreach and I train to fly to Space. http://about.me/camillaSDO
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14th

Brian Cox

Brian Cox

Currently working on a book and lecture course at the University of Manchester. About to start filming Wonders of Life for BBC / Discovery Science Channel
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15th

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History. Author: Space Chronicle, The Pluto Files,. Host: StarTalk Radio http://StarTalkRadio.net
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15th
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Jim Adams

Jim Adams

Exploring the marvels of Space! My postings are my own opinion and not those of my employer.
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16th

Discovery_News

Discovery_News

DiscoveryNews.com, a Discovery Channel website that covers the latest science news on tech, gadgets, animals, space, adventure, autos, history and earth.
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17th

Misha Collins

Misha Collins

Actor, baker, candlestick maker
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18th

Dee Rawsthorne

Dee Rawsthorne

Outreach co-ordinator, Norwich BioScience Institutes. Wants to make Norfolk proud of science here. Loves family, dogs, food, wine, travel.
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19th

ESA

ESA

European Space Agency, keeping you posted on European space activities.
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