Astronomers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2017-Jul-23 11:36 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 9 followers (average):

20. Because this can never be shared enough: @MarsCuriosity took images as it was landing & the result was AWESOME:https://t.co/rA4vll393l

— Tanya Harrison (@tanyaofmars) July 14, 2017

2. One retweet per 21 followers (average):

This is really important! 53% of sexual harassers & profs do so serially. It's essential to take action 1st time https://t.co/41QmXhVvlN

— Dawn Sumner (@sumnerd) July 18, 2017

3. One retweet per 21 followers (average):

NASA scientist, on holiday in Turkey in June last year, is still in jail under Erdogan's post-coup purges. Sickening https://t.co/aXAd1ubi9z

— Hugh Osborn (@exohugh) July 9, 2017

4. One retweet per 22 followers (average):

Here's a really amazingly colorful dune on #Mars, showing a rare reversing slip face. | https://t.co/N20caFo8yf pic.twitter.com/Jjg2hn4khh

— Lori Fenton 🥐 (@LoriKFenton) July 10, 2017

5. One retweet per 23 followers (average):

#Juno set for closest *ever* flyby of #Jupiter's #GRS! (Photo by @_TheSeaning) https://t.co/x5MgBEfEEA pic.twitter.com/ZvfyVkOZIU

— Sophia Nasr (@Astropartigirl) July 10, 2017

6. One retweet per 46 followers (average):

Just published: Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS): design and first-year review https://t.co/qo3XiZRQ4p #opensource #openscience

— Arfon Smith (@arfon) July 10, 2017

7. One retweet per 52 followers (average):

My Best image process of #Jupiter to date--and it's the #GreatRedSpot!! #Juno https://t.co/AVqE4u6Flk pic.twitter.com/fiIjlKrwPj

— Sophia Nasr (@Astropartigirl) July 13, 2017

8. One retweet per 52 followers (average):

Madrid realizará el mayor estudio de contaminación lumínica hecho en España https://t.co/o37Bb6XSre

— Alejandro Sánchez (@pmisson) July 17, 2017

9. One retweet per 54 followers (average):

Four Emerging Misconceptions On Social Media About The Upcoming Great American Eclipse via @forbes https://t.co/2FAsU5xHNK

— Dr Liz MacDonald 🚀 (@spaceyliz) July 17, 2017

10. One retweet per 55 followers (average):

Cortes na ciência geram êxodo de cérebros, congelam pesquisas e vão punir Brasil por décadas, diz
@abciencias https://t.co/IcpcUMEExQ

— Jorge Melendez (@DrJorgeMelendez) July 15, 2017

11. One retweet per 58 followers (average):

Saudi Police Arrest Woman Who Wore Miniskirt in Online Video #StopEnslavingSaudiWomen https://t.co/mjA5xISobc

— Robert Rutledge (@rerutled) July 18, 2017

12. One retweet per 64 followers (average):

How the Maybot came to be: a scathing portrait of the PM https://t.co/ahXxWwXM7K

— Dr Roberto Trotta (@R_Trotta) July 10, 2017

13. One retweet per 65 followers (average):

First female Fields medalist Mirzakhani dies of cancer, aged 40 - far too soon.... https://t.co/d6Z9RIhAOb

— Richard Easther (@REasther) July 15, 2017

14. One retweet per 65 followers (average):

This is sad. Aged just 40, Fields medalist Maryam Mirzakhani killed by cancer https://t.co/XjYqxnYxlu

— Jonathan Pritchard (@jr_pritchard) July 15, 2017

15. One retweet per 78 followers (average):

I've just released a mini Python package that has 1D and 2D regular histogram functions 7-25x faster than Numpy! https://t.co/VH4Kl7ACfx

— Thomas Robitaille (@astrofrog) July 18, 2017

16. One retweet per 85 followers (average):

Fun fact: There actually is a girl alphabet. https://t.co/qeuSVXWut2

— Astro ⭐️ Xan (@InvaderXan) July 16, 2017

17. One retweet per 115 followers (average):

Heads up: https://t.co/2sVKTZk91V now includes 2017 VIIRS DNB data as well as an overlay of New World Atlas (2015) maps! pic.twitter.com/gqMIQYysQH

— Dr. John Barentine (@JohnBarentine) July 18, 2017

18. One retweet per 116 followers (average):


— Dr. Chanda 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) July 19, 2017

19. One retweet per 117 followers (average):

#GZoo10 Learning about the Tactile Universe. Wonderful project https://t.co/LN5dAQtGnA pic.twitter.com/uJ4S8louYG

— Alice Sheppard (@PenguinGalaxy) July 10, 2017

20. One retweet per 121 followers (average):

I can't get Scott Aaronson's "Quantum mechanics as complex probability" out of my head. https://t.co/vRpqd0LJJs

— Simon DeDeo (@SimonDeDeo) July 14, 2017