The #Science Shorty Award

As New York Times writer Mary Ann Giordano recently said, “to put it in 140 characters or less, social media and science found each other in 2012.” Here’s to the visionaries, proving the facts of the universe like the earth revolving around the sun, the process of evolution, and if the sky is really falling. Through tweets, Facebook posts, videos, blogs, and Instagram photos, these people have gained fame through their scientific discoveries. Nominate your favorite for #Science.

Science Shorty Award Leaders

See the winners of the 5th Annual Shorty Awards →

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ISS Research

ISS Research

NASA's official source for research news from the International Space Station (ISS) - The world's laboratory in orbit.

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CanadianSpaceAgency

CanadianSpaceAgency

The Canadian Space Agency coordinates all civil, space-related programs on behalf of the Government of Canada. (français @ASC_CSA)

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Myles Power

Myles Power

Who wants to have fun with SCIENCE! 27-year-old youtuber, scientist, trekkie and sceptic from Middlesbrough. https://www.mylespower.co.uk

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Vsauce

Vsauce

Our world is amazing. Follow for mind-blowing facts and the best of the internet.

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Max Planck Society

Max Planck Society

Germany's fundamental research organization. Tweeters: Michael Frewin (mf), Barbara Abrell (ba) , Tanja Rahneberg (tr) and Peter Zekert (pz)

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Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins

The Personal Twitter Account of Richard Dawkins

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Pamela L. Gay

Pamela L. Gay

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

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Chris

Chris

Husband, Father,Brother, Friend,REALTOR, not always in that order...;-)

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dr leigh

dr leigh

multidisciplinary research scientist: pharmacology, neuroscience, PTSD, homeostasis, and drugs of abuse science. all in a day's work.

26th

Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust

A global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in health by supporting the brightest minds.

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Alex Dainis

Alex Dainis

Science nerd, music lover, film geek, stress baker.

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Dan Howell

Dan Howell

some british kid who happens to be an INTERNET CULT LEADER.

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NASA

NASA

Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA. We usually post in Eastern Time (UTC/GMT-5).

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Emily Willingham

Emily Willingham

Science writer, blogger @Forbes http://tinyurl.com/ejwillingham. Science editor @thinkingautism. Editor @DoubleXSci. Shockingly, my opinions are mine.

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Alex Luma

Alex Luma

Entrepreneur, Engineer, Musician, Film-Maker... making a difference.Creativity is my passion.Mind of an Engineer. Heart of a Writer. Soul of Musical Creativity.

26th
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Amanda Fox

Amanda Fox

Editor-In-Chief @ http://spicie.com/ #Spicie #LGBT #queer USAF veteran networker, coffee ♥, human rights advocate, #SMM & #SEO passionista & ♥ Derek Jeter

26th
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Nick Howes

Nick Howes

Astro equip consultant, Freelance writer for @esa . FRAS, @faulkestel Pro-Am Prog Manager,Visiting lecturer UCGLAM, STEM ambassador,Used to work with Ultravox.

26th
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CassiniSaturn

CassiniSaturn

Cruising around Saturn, its moons and the magnificent rings