Astronomers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2017-Nov-23 12:42 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Astronomers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Links in tweets originated by astronomers in the past 14 days, ordered by retweets-per-follower averaged over each tweet of the link. Below, each link is presented in the context of the particular tweet with the highest retweets per follower.

1. One retweet per 32 followers (average):

IMPRESSIVE 2017 LEONID FIREBALL DISPLAY recorded by the #Red_SPMN Fireball list https://t.co/DHPOM1wtI7 @AsteroidDay @cefalopodo @jmmadiedo @elsegundoluz @AASCV @TomasMolinaB @AstroyFisica @asrivkin @IAU_org @IyC_es @iSpaceSci @CSIC @CSICCat @FireballsSky @MinorPlanetCtr @pmisson pic.twitter.com/Itpz3xNPYA

— Dr. Josep M. Trigo (@Josep_Trigo) November 20, 2017

2. One retweet per 58 followers (average):

Sadly I am not a US citizen or resident, and so cannot contribute. https://t.co/Xb9KcAxGhv

— Bryan Gaensler (@SciBry) November 16, 2017

3. One retweet per 92 followers (average):

Thank you, @MaraWilson, although awful that you had to say this. https://t.co/VUkzC3CpXA

— Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) November 21, 2017

4. One retweet per 105 followers (average):

Iconic Arecibo Observatory Saved From Demolition, by @nadiamdrake
Special guest tweet appearance by me! https://t.co/EIsfkJep1I

— Ed Rivera-Valentín (@PlanetTreky) November 16, 2017

5. One retweet per 138 followers (average):

Gravitational lensing has given us a very strange looking galaxy, dubbed the “Cosmic Snake”! https://t.co/Z52b4CUaCs pic.twitter.com/vD02YB1qEB

— Bryan Gaensler (@SciBry) November 15, 2017

6. One retweet per 140 followers (average):

The GOP tax bill is very explicitly an Anti-Education Bill, and media should be writing about it in those terms. https://t.co/FiJYmYhxtT

— Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) November 12, 2017

7. One retweet per 142 followers (average):

Meet the littlest member of our binary black hole family: GW170608 https://t.co/FaCcdwOQrK

[Image source: https://t.co/H0iZo6IyZB] pic.twitter.com/qU6Z1Rg9CJ

— Christopher Berry (@cplberry) November 16, 2017

8. One retweet per 148 followers (average):

CITA CON NUESTRO PRIMER VISITANTE INTERESTELAR en mi SciLog de @IyC_es https://t.co/fbfNksqy11 RT @cefalopodo @SEA_astronomia @ESO_Spain @AsteroidDay @elsegundoluz @AASCV @astro_girona @El_Lobo_Rayado @agomezroldan @TomasMolinaB @Cosmo_Noticias @CSIC @IAU_org @pmisson @CSICCat pic.twitter.com/yiBZjbh15x

— Dr. Josep M. Trigo (@Josep_Trigo) November 21, 2017

9. One retweet per 156 followers (average):

This is seriously messed up: #bitcoin mining now consumes more energy than 159 countries https://t.co/HqxVVIIcoq pic.twitter.com/gS9ZlpSZUW

— Kevin Schawinski (@kevinschawinski) November 22, 2017

10. One retweet per 166 followers (average):

'A lot of panic attacks': Mental health top concern in Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico https://t.co/bzpjL0GP88

— Ed Rivera-Valentín (@PlanetTreky) November 15, 2017

11. One retweet per 167 followers (average):

Can't say I'm surprised by this, considering the president still hasn't appointed a science advisor. https://t.co/p2F1dni2qF

— Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) November 14, 2017

12. One retweet per 167 followers (average):

I think I have this conversation at least once a week with my husband. https://t.co/ZNH7aiRsOG

— Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) November 11, 2017

13. One retweet per 170 followers (average):

The GOP tax bill is set to make graduate study impossible for everyone who isn’t already wealthy https://t.co/nia6KfSu7H

— Katie Mack (@AstroKatie) November 17, 2017

14. One retweet per 176 followers (average):

"La mujer nuclear: 150 años del nacimiento de #MarieCurie" hoy para @elespectador https://t.co/Od5so9bUIk pic.twitter.com/Kc7lLvYf6V

— Juan Diego Soler (@juandiegosoler) November 9, 2017

15. One retweet per 191 followers (average):

La revista Nature acaba de publicar un interesante estudio sobre Plutón. Os adjunto el excelente artículo de... https://t.co/2k3A5a0gLO

— Jesús Martínez Frías (@J_MartinezFrias) November 15, 2017

16. One retweet per 199 followers (average):

Frustration Mounts Over Puerto Rico's 'New Normal' As Federal Troops Leave The Island https://t.co/XUK8RQIElS

— Ed Rivera-Valentín (@PlanetTreky) November 12, 2017

17. One retweet per 205 followers (average):

Live streaming of the first day of @IDADarkSky #AGM2017 is underway: https://t.co/Veuk5js0Dk #IDABoston2017 #DarkSkies 🌌 pic.twitter.com/uEwNDuosPf

— Dr. John Barentine (@JohnBarentine) November 10, 2017

18. One retweet per 207 followers (average):

La Tierra se queda sin noches oscuras @lavanguardia https://t.co/YPzISTXyuB

— Alejandro Sánchez (@pmisson) November 22, 2017

19. One retweet per 219 followers (average):

I just published “An exoplanet-hunting space telescope turns and takes a photo of Earth” https://t.co/JOWBKeSlBR

— James Davenport (@jradavenport) November 22, 2017

20. One retweet per 219 followers (average):

Les journées du #PNCG c'est aujourd'hui et demain à Lyon! https://t.co/fg0ii6OzUn #pncg2017

— Johan Richard (@novaric) November 16, 2017