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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Ridho Nopriansyah

Ridho Nopriansyah

dream, believe, and make it happen, coz Allahu Akbar

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Bobak F.

Bobak F.

Flight director on the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity mission. Exercise fiend. Mediocre shortstop.

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Matt Shipman

Matt Shipman

I get paid to explain things to people: sci/tech research, food, beer, you name it. More on me: http://bit.ly/PrkrUw

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Moreno Colaiacovo

Moreno Colaiacovo

Italian DNA

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Helen Roy

Helen Roy

UK Ladybird Survey recording all species of ladybird (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

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Vincent Racaniello

Vincent Racaniello

virus guru, professor, TWiV.tv host

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 The Storm Machine™

The Storm Machine™

I.m a Severe weather researcher in West Texas.My goal to protect life and property.I,m the Kung Fu guy Working in law http://tornadotx.webstarts.com.

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きりんさん

きりんさん

食べることと寝る事が生きがい。就活控えた大学3年生。しばらくTweetお休みします。サブアカ@wxozは呟きます。

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Cara Santa Maria

Cara Santa Maria

I'm the senior science correspondent @HuffingtonPost. All tweeted opinions are my own. Talk nerdy to me!! Oh, and I love dinosaurs. WAA PA PWA!

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Carrie Hope Fletcher

Carrie Hope Fletcher

Tees: http://t.co/dBnLZjyhfp http://t.co/v4W8fxcmdL http://t.co/w5Kc1wbsoG Carrie Hope Fletcher ChannelFlip 41 Great Pulteney Street London W1F 9NZ

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danielle blizard

danielle blizard

Why not?

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Charlie McDonnell

Charlie McDonnell

Professional fringe grower. Also I make videos.

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Amanda Tapping

Amanda Tapping

mama, wife, actress, director, producer, activist, and general goofball. :D