These 25 Twitter Accounts Will Make You Smarter

You learn something new every day!

Twitter has over 288 million active users.

These users create over 500 million tweets to read each day, and it can be hard finding some that are really worth reading. 

The following 30 Twitter users, presented in no particular order, all post quality content that will boost your general knowledge on various subjects, making you smarter, happier, and more fun to talk to at parties!

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist


Elon Musk, Founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors

Derek Muller, Veritasium

Science Friday

Phil Plait, Astronomer

World Science Festival

Crash Course

Smarter Every Day

History in Pictures

Henry Reich, Minute Physics

Chris Hadfield, Astronaut

Brian Cox

Carl Zimmer, Science Writer


David Despain, Health Writer

Alex Wild, Entomologist and Photographer

Dr. Biology

Terry Virts, Astronaut

Minute Earth

Brian Switek, Paleontologist

Reading Rainbow

Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Gates Foundation

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