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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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Codename Sunshine

Codename Sunshine

Pharmacy Technician by day. Out-of-work video editor by night. Space nerd. News junkie. Loves U2 and Christian Bale. Too much free time on her hands.
Nikkie Fairchild
Nikkie Fairchild I nominate @courtknee18u2 for a Shorty Award in #science because she loves it and is very passionate about it.
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1 vote in science

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sheldoncopper
pinksterz
pinksterz I nominate @sheldoncopper for a Shorty Award in #science because...he is annoying but adoreable wtf.
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1 vote in science

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David Hewlett

David Hewlett

Daddy-Nerd, Actor-Nerd Writer-Nerd Director-Nerd and All round Geek!
Kate
Kate I nominate @dhewlett for a Shorty Award in #science because...he is Rodney McKay, scientist extraordinaire!
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1 vote in science
359 votes in celebrity
26 votes in humor
20 votes in ubercoolgeeks
5 votes in weird

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RayBeckerman

RayBeckerman

Law, social justice, nature, human & animal rights, arts, ecology, indie music & film. My refollow policy: http://br.st/GG
Vicki Nikolaidis
Vicki Nikolaidis I nominate @raybeckerman for a Shorty Award in #science because he shares great info on the environment.
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1 vote in science
444 votes in politics
10 votes in networking
9 votes in news
5 votes in blogger

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off-grid

off-grid

painting, kayaking, film-making, blogging, tree planting, anishinabe, ojibwe, nazarene, essene, midewiwin Architect creating Off-Grid homes learning aleph-bayt
Kevin E. T.
Kevin E. T. I vote for @offgrid for a Shorty Award in #science because... because he taught me about Spinoza
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1 vote in science
3 votes in theoryofeverything

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Daniel Bobo

Daniel Bobo

this is danny(aka)bo bo from the opie and anthony show on xm 202. I am a life long mets fan
Shawn brown
Shawn brown I nominate @mrmet8 for a Shorty Award in #science because...he is a freak of nature and needs to be studied!
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1 vote in science
3 votes in other
1 vote in loying

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Oncology Journal

Oncology Journal

The Latest Medical News and Information for Patients Diagnosed with Cancer
Jill Cox
Jill Cox I nominate @oncologyjournal for a Shorty Award in #science because I get the best and most timely updates there.
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1 vote in science
1 vote in health

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NASA SDO

NASA SDO

The Solar Dynamics Observatory is NASA's newest eye on the sun!
tavianne
tavianne I nominate @NASA_SDO for a Shorty Award in #science because they're investigating our closest star - from Space!
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1 vote in science
3 votes in education

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Daniel Raffaele

Daniel Raffaele

Astronomy student at Swinburne and ice hockey player for Norwest Emperors
Christine Bayne
Christine Bayne I nominate @danspaceman for a Shorty Award in #science because he is pioneering potato-based intergalactic space travel
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1 vote in science
1 vote in humor

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Christine Bayne

Christine Bayne

Science-mad, flying, weightlifting, skeptical, aspie atheist determined to make woo-woo charlatans STFU. Chiropractic is BOGUS.
T. Gill
T. Gill I nominate @fuzztwin for a Shorty Award in #science because... why not.
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1 vote in science
1 vote in education

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USGS Earthquake

USGS Earthquake

A Twitter feed of the USGS Earthquake Notification Service for any earthquake over M2.5
B Bates
B Bates I nominate @USGS_EQ_25 for a Shorty Award in #science because...they post global earthquakes' magnitude & position pdq.
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1 vote in science

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grandimahara
Nicole Saint-Aubin
Nicole Saint-Aubin I vote for @grandimahara for a Shorty Award in #science because hes hilarious... and Asian ^_^
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1 vote in science

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Rede Psicologia

Rede Psicologia

Portal Rede Psicologia
Filipa
Filipa I nominate @RedePsicologia for a Shorty Award in #science because of the interesting articles that they share.
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1 vote in science

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Keith Anderson

Keith Anderson

Grammy nominated country music singer songwriter
Donna Hash
Donna Hash I vote for @KAcom for a Shorty Award in #science because...he teaches girls how to dive for submarines.
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1 vote in science
5 votes in music
2 votes in other
2 votes in food
2 votes in health

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weather.com

weather.com

Twitter home of weather.com
Nikki the pug
Nikki the pug I nominate @TWCi for a Shorty Award in #science because...they do such a great job keeping us informed!
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1 vote in science
1 vote in innovation

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Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong

Interdisciplinary researcher inhabiting art/science/architecture
Societás™
Societás™ I nominate @livingarchitect for a Shorty Award in #science because she's taking innovation to a whole new level.
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1 vote in science

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twisstfor
Virginia Hanning
Virginia Hanning I nominate @twisstfor a Shorty Award in #science because they provide real coverage.
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1 vote in science

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Brian Neudorff

Brian Neudorff

Meteorologist WROC-TV, Weather Blogger, Father, Husband Twitter Addict
Trisha
Trisha I nominate @BrianNeudorff for a Shorty Award in #science because he's an engaging meteorologist who knows his stuff!
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1 vote in science
2 votes in weather

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TK

TK

Astronomer, Science Communicator, Columnist, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, Venice lover and purveyor of Finest Quality Tweets. Carpe Noctem!
Van Wolfe
Van Wolfe I nominate @AndromedasWake for a Shorty Award in #science because his astronomy posts are pretty chill
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1 vote in science

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Chris Ingham Brooke

Chris Ingham Brooke

For environmentalists who don't take themselves too seriously
oliverpitt
oliverpitt I nominate @EnviroGraffiti for a Shorty Award in #science because it entertains, educates and amuses
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1 vote in science
8 votes in music