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The Year's Best Science on Twitter

Science Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

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marlon wayans

marlon wayans

Don't take anything I say personal in negativity. I am here to bring light and smiles to your life and heart. LIVE LOVE LAFF
Ciara Vinson
Ciara Vinson I nominate @MARLONLWAYANS for a Shorty Award in #science because... Senseless is def. a classic.
Ciara Vinson
Ciara Vinson I nominate @MARLONWAYANS for a Shorty Award in #science because... Senseless, def. a classic.
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2 votes in science
3,986 votes in humor
270 votes in comedy
46 votes in celebrity
32 votes in apps

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CassiniSaturn

CassiniSaturn

Cruising around Saturn, its moons and the magnificent rings
Jane Houston Jones
Jane Houston Jones I nominate @CassiniSaturn for a Shorty Award in #science because its tweets travel a billion km to the Twitterverse
Jia-Rui Chong Cook
Jia-Rui Chong Cook I nominate @cassinisaturn for a Shorty Award in #science because it has shown us amazing ring quirks and moon geology
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2 votes in science

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Dr. Kiki Sanford

Dr. Kiki Sanford

Science ninjas unite!
Geology News
Geology News I nominate @drkiki for a Shorty Award in #science because she represents the curious nature of a scientist and the passion to share it.
Alyssa Danigelis
Alyssa Danigelis I nominate @drkiki for a Shorty Award in #science because who can argue with a science ninja?
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2 votes in science
2 votes in sexiness

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sciencedaily

sciencedaily

Visit ScienceDaily to read breaking news about the latest discoveries in science, health, the environment, and technology.
Cathy
Cathy I nominate @sciencedaily for a Shorty Award in #science because their great updates give me hope for the future.
Zoe Healey
Zoe Healey I nominate @sciencedaily for a Shorty Award in #science because they have the best stories, for sure.
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2 votes in science

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Discovery_News

Discovery_News

DiscoveryNews.com, a Discovery Channel website that covered the latest science news on tech, animals, space, archaeology, dinosaurs, history and earth.
tgreenleaf
tgreenleaf I nominate @Discovery_News for a Shorty Award in #science because they report some AMAZING sci-tech stories!
José Carlos Souza Jr
José Carlos Souza Jr I nominate @Discovery_News for a Shorty Award in #science because they tweet the most amazing news and pics on science
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2 votes in science
39 votes in news
1 vote in award
1 vote in egocentric

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newbury
Chris Kirkland
Chris Kirkland I nominate @Newbury for a Shorty Award in #science because they get people to look at the universe.
Wynyard Planetarium
Wynyard Planetarium I nominate @Newbury for a Shorty Award in #science because...they're great ambassadors for #astronomy worldwide
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2 votes in science

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galaxyzoo

galaxyzoo

It's Galaxy Zoo!
Hannah
Hannah I nominate @galaxyzoo for a Shorty Award in #science because it gave me the chance to do science!
Alice Sheppard
Alice Sheppard I nominate @galaxyzoo for a Shorty Award in #science because it's the best science, community, fun and joy I know!
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2 votes in science

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Ciência Hoje

Ciência Hoje

Revista de divulgação científica da SBPC. Atualizado por Bernardo Esteves (@besteves) e Thiago Camelo (@tdscamelo).
ricardomendesjr
ricardomendesjr I nominate @cienciahoje for a Shorty Award in #science because they deserve, doing a good work for science
Flávio Lobo Cordeiro
Flávio Lobo Cordeiro I nominate @Cienciahoje for a Shorty Award in #science because... Is the best brazilian science magazine.
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2 votes in science

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José Gonçalves

José Gonçalves

Master Science Degree in Physics
José Gonçalves
José Gonçalves José I nominate @eufisica for a Shorty Award in #science because the information about science and physics... http://ff.im/-dWJ8...
Cornélia Castro
Cornélia Castro I nominate @eufisica for a Shorty Award in #science because he tweets highly important knowledge on Physics
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2 votes in science
1 vote in egocentric

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Heinz Oberhummer

Heinz Oberhummer

Physiker, Wissenschaftskabarettist, Autor
Christian Weihs
Christian Weihs I nominate @Oberhummer for a Shorty Award in #science because he is a new Carl Sagan
Simon Pronegg
Simon Pronegg I nominate @Oberhummer for a Shorty Award in #science because he explains complicated matters...
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2 votes in science

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Evidence Matters

Evidence Matters

because science reporting and decision-making should be evidence-based
Parhelion
Parhelion I nominate @EvidenceMatters for a Shorty Award in #science because...this tries to get at the truth in 140.
isabel rose
isabel rose I nominate @evidencematters for a Shorty Award in #science because it gives really interesting and relevant information
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2 votes in science

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Lar deSouza

Lar deSouza

Cartoonist for Least I Could Do and Looking for Group
Scott Jeffrey
Scott Jeffrey I nominate @lartist for a Shorty Award in #science because...his beard is so awesome, Hawkins has a theory about it.
Sam Weatherbee
Sam Weatherbee I nominate @lartist for #science.
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2 votes in science
1,064 votes in art
14 votes in epicbeard
14 votes in sexiness
2 votes in ff

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CECS

CECS

Official twitter page of the Ice and Climate Change Conference, A View from the South. Organised by Centro de Estudios Científicos (CECS).
Alejandra Márquez M.
Alejandra Márquez M. I vote for @cecsvaldivia for a Shorty Award in #science because... a great work sharing their activities on internet
SocialNetworksCafe
SocialNetworksCafe I vote for @CecsValdivia for a Shorty Award in #science because they develope top notch research and info
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2 votes in science

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Maryn McKenna

Maryn McKenna

Author of SUPERBUG (March 2010, Free Press/S&S). Professional disease geek. Magazine and web journalist. Blogger. Photographer. Also @MRSA_blog, @CIDRAP.
Susan Berkson
Susan Berkson I nominate @marynmck for a Shorty Award in #science because she's the best science writer/journalist in the US.
FairFoodFight
FairFoodFight I nominate @marynmck for a Shorty Award in #science because she's the best science writer/journalist in the US.
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2 votes in science

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jonahlehrer

jonahlehrer

jonahlehrer.com
Vicki Hurst
Vicki Hurst I nominate @jonahlehrer for a Shorty Award in #science 'cause he gives me great stuff about which to think!
ted trimmer
ted trimmer I nominate @JonahLehrer for a Shorty Award in #science because...of his superb writing skill and interesting topics to
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2 votes in science

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Ed Yong

Ed Yong

Triple-reassortant science writer: blogger @ Not Exactly Rocket Science, freelance journalist, sci-comms @ Cancer Research UK. Lives in London, married to Alice
John S. Wilkins
John S. Wilkins I nominate @edyong209 for a Shorty Award in #science because the bastard can really write, and he takes care to report
Luna
Luna I nominate @edyong209 for a Shorty Award in #science because of his consistently good science reporting.
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2 votes in science

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History. Author: "The Pluto Files" & "Death By Black Hole". Host: PBS NOVA scienceNOW
Story of the Year
Story of the Year How the hell does @NeilTyson only have 2 Shorty Award nominations? Nominate him in the #science category! http://bit.ly/7sRb... RT
The Skull
The Skull How the hell does @NeilTyson only have 2 Shorty Award nominations? Nominate him in the #science category! http://bit.ly/7sRb... RT
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2 votes in science
1 vote in humor

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TJ Creamer

TJ Creamer

NASA Astronaut, Exp. 22/23 Flight Engineer, Science Officer
Steve Solloway
Steve Solloway I nominate @Astro_TJ for a Shorty Award in #science because c'mon, he is on the International Space Station!
fatboy1271
fatboy1271 I nominate @Astro_TJ for a Shorty Award in #science because... He's in space tweeting!!! What else can you say to that?
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2 votes in science
11 votes in tech
2 votes in innovation
1 vote in astro_tj_fan_club
1 vote in travel

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Projeto Jogo Limpo

Projeto Jogo Limpo

Um espaço para descobrir, debater e agir. Notícias, dicas e curiosidades sobre sustentabilidade. English version: http://tinyurl.com/cleangame
Projeto Jogo Limpo
Projeto Jogo Limpo #shortyawards @JogoLimpo #science (escreva um motivo para votar no @JogoLimpo)
Felipe Saldanha
Felipe Saldanha I nominate @JogoLimpo for a Shorty Award in #science because I wanna support Clean Game Project http://migre.me/h0...
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2 votes in science
1 vote in egocentric

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carlzimmer

carlzimmer

A science writer (most recent book: The Tangled Bank)
Katherine C. James
Katherine C. James Agree! Second! RT @carlzimmer I nominate @stevesilberman for a Shorty Award in #science ...
Katie
Katie I nominate @carlzimmer for a Shorty Award in #science because he writes the most intelligent popular science books I've read
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2 votes in science
2 votes in journalist