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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Naval Research Lab

Naval Research Lab

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's official Twitter account. News, images, video, and discussion about the Navy's corporate research laboratory.

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Gia Sison MD

Gia Sison MD

Thomasian Doctor.Blogger.Chocoholic.Top Kred 1% Influencer.Associate Director UCS Clinical Operations UnitedHealth Group.Views are my own.

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Antonio

Antonio

Post-Doctoral Scientist at Imperial College London. I am originally from Corfu, Greece. I love books, exercise, martial arts, movies and cooking.

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Michael E. Campana

Michael E. Campana

24/7 WaterWonk @ OSU Hydrologist & Hydrophilanthropist (http://www.acjfoundation.org). Art by Kate Ely. Retweets not endorsements. Profile pic not my persona.

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Arthur Otavio

Arthur Otavio

Ator (mentado e internacionalmente desconhecido), Buscando uma faculdade de Artes Cênicas! Operador de Telemarketing problemático, Louco para ser feliz atuando!

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Ajay Rana

Ajay Rana

Freelance Wannabe Researcher of Molecular Epigenetics @ CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, @ IIT-Bombay.

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Kristina Anderson

Kristina Anderson

Founder, Koshka Foundation (Safe Schools. Safe Future)

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Michelle Cadieux MBA

Michelle Cadieux MBA

Press, Engineer http://t.co/JjzBKqkaab, Looking for a FT job in the area. Supporting http://t.co/YLowUFPB2W, http://t.co/JdNQGPIO6c Lunar Space Elevator

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Kal Isja

Kal Isja

Cool and educative stories about Earth, life, space and beyond. http://www.youtube.com/user/HybridLibrarian and Facebook. Follow, like & sub!

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Audrey

Audrey

Trying to face the day with dignity,humanity and humor while recognizing surprise is luxury of youth while outrage is the reality of time.

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Neil Drumm

Neil Drumm

Drupal developer. Email drumm@delocalizedham.com, DM not read.

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Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson

I am the Divine Ms. M.

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Donna Bertrand

Donna Bertrand

Accredited Business Communicator, proud momma of my amazing Annie, readaholic, happy downtown dweller, sun worshipper. Opinions are my own.

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LouisColumbus

LouisColumbus

Member of Enterprise Irregulars, Accidental Analyst; teaching, writing are what I love to do; hike & travel for fun; baseball fanatic; Husband & Dad.

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Omi!

Omi!

Game designer and developer. #MinecraftAddict I'm a guy that like games so will you click the shiny follow button?

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HMAPRO8

HMAPRO8

Specializing in creating effective internal marketing programs, SEO, SMO, Social Media Marketing and stimulating staff to build your practice.

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Zen Faulkes

Zen Faulkes

Associate professor at The University of Texas-Pan American studying brains, behaviour, and evolution, mostly using crustaceans.

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NASA Solar System

NASA Solar System

We are NASA's Planetary Science Division. Our hardworking robots explore the planets and more on the wild frontiers of our solar system.

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David Suzuki FDN

David Suzuki FDN

The David Suzuki Foundation is dedicated to protecting the diversity of nature and inspiring Canadians to act with nature in mind.