August 12th, 2011
10:08 AM ET

#FollowFriday

Every Friday, @CNNLightYears will suggest interesting and exciting space and science Twitter accounts to follow.

Today, @CNNLightYears is giving a #FollowFriday to a few of our favorite go-to accounts for science news and discoveries.

@NSF
The National Science Foundation is a federal agency that is the "source for approximately 20% of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities," according to its website. Follow @NSF for discoveries and research initiatives from various types of sciences.

@science
The official Twitter feed for the Science News Blog, @Science tweets interesting space and science news, such as a NOAA finding that a mystery orange goo that washed ashore in Alaska was identified as a mass of microscopic eggs.

@sciandthecity
Following the New York Academy of Sciences Twitter feed is a great way to find out about scientific lectures, panels, and exhibits happening in NYC, but also a great place to go for interesting information even if you aren't in the city.

@sciencemuseum
The official account for the Science Museum, which is located in London, tweets about its world renowned collection and amazing exhibits.

@TM_Science
TweetMeme Science aggregates all the science links on Twitter and determines which links are popular. Follow @TM_Science for the most popular science stories that are being shared.

@digg_sciences
@digg_sciences shares the top science stories from Digg.com, a social news website that allows users to surface the best shared stories.

You can also follow Twitter updates from @CNNLightYears.

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