The Year's Best Science on Twitter

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Science Shorty Award Winner

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Winner

MythBusters Official

MythBusters Official

Official Twitter for the hit series MYTHBUSTERS. (All dates/times are for U.S. airings).

Science Shorty Award Leaders

1st

MythBusters Official

MythBusters Official

Official Twitter for the hit series MYTHBUSTERS. (All dates/times are for U.S. airings).
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2nd

Virtual Astronomer

Virtual Astronomer

Fun Science, Astronomy, Nature and more, by @AdrianWest Creator of #Meteorwatch. look around you, look up and enjoy the the sky!
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3rd

4th

NASA

NASA

News from NASA. | We typically post in Eastern Time (ET). To convert to UT/GMT, add 5 hours (4 hours during Daylight Saving Time).
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5th

Scientific American

Scientific American

Scientific American Magazine and online, over 165 years of science news
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6th

Paolo Nespoli

Paolo Nespoli

European Space Agency Astronaut, Flight Engineer of ISS Expedition 26/27 (Dec 2010 - May 2011)
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7th

Phil Plait

Phil Plait

Astronomer, author, skeptic, father, punster.
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8th

Carolyn Porco

Carolyn Porco

Planetary scientist, leader of Cassini imaging team, director of CICLOPS, & author-to-be
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9th

Brian Cox

Brian Cox

about as rebellious as Captain Mainwaring - Martin Durkin
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10th

Nick Howes

Nick Howes

Astronomy Now Equipment Consultant, Author, Research and Development Test Engineer..Used to work with the pop group Ultravox.
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11th

New Scientist

New Scientist

New Scientist is the world's leading science and technology weekly
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12th

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History. Author: The Pluto Files, Death By Black Hole. Host: PBS NOVA scienceNOW
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13th

Pamela L. Gay

Pamela L. Gay

Communicating astronomy and life in academia 1 sidereal day at a time.
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14th

15th

Brains Matter

Brains Matter

Host of the Brains Matter podcast - the show on science, curiosities, and general knowledge. Runner-up Best Oz Sci Tweeter 2010
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16th

Christian Jarrett

Christian Jarrett

I'm editor of BPS Research Digest, author of The Rough Guide to Psychology (out soon) & journalist on The Psychologist. I love MJ, skyscrapers, trees &chocolate
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17th

CassiniSaturn

CassiniSaturn

Cruising around Saturn, its moons and the magnificent rings
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17th
(tie)

Genetic Alliance

Genetic Alliance

nonprofit network transforming health through genetics. openness in health systems. advocacy. empowerment. education. dialogue. informed decisions. access.
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18th

Zarya Rubin

Zarya Rubin

Ex-neurologist, opera singer, oenophile, polyglot, wordsmith, marketing maven, Harvardian with a creative soul seeking insight and awe in Manhattan!
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19th

National Science Fdn

National Science Fdn

where discoveries begin [administered by @pffli]
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