8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Science

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.

Finalists

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BlackGirlsCode.Com
Black Girls CODE is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE introduces computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails. Black Girls ...
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
From Wikipedia: Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. He is currently the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and a research associate in the department of astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. From 2006 to 2011, he hosted the...
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IFLScience
We’re here for the science - the funny side of science. Quotes, jokes, memes and anything your admin finds awesome and strange. If you take yourself seriously, you’re on the wrong page. We’re dedicated to bringing the amazing world of science straight to your newsfeed in an amusing and accessible way. The founder and moderator, Elise Andrew, is ...
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Atila Iamarino
[Translated from Portuguese] Atila Iamarino is a biologist, graduated from the University of São Paulo. He has a PhD in microbiology from the University of São Paulo. He taught biology courses for Pre-Entrance Examination for years and edits the blog Red Queen. ScienceBlogs Brazil was born in August 2008 as Lablogatórios, a personal project of I...
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realscientists
RealScientists: Real science, live, by scientists, for the people. It's a rotational curation account where scientists, science communicators, journalists, animators and clinicians talk about their daily lives in and out of science, live through Twitter. RS aims to remove the barriers - perceived and real - around science and careers in science....
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Nerdologia
[Translated from Portuguese] The Amazing Pixel announces their first original production: NERDOLOGIA! The nerdy and scientific analysis of various aspects of pop culture was born in 2011 as a project of the NerdOffice Young Nerd. Now, with the presentation by Atila Iamarino, editing and art direction from Tucano Rodrigo, Alexandre Ottoni and Dei...
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NASA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research.

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 8th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 11th, 2016 in NYC and can be streamed on youtube.