Astronomers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2017-Jun-25 11:37 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 56 followers (average):

#Venus unloved - my @WSJopinion/@WSJ piece: https://t.co/oEETxD4kHA #NASA #space #Mars #astronomy #exoplanet @esa @csa_asc @elakdawalla

— Ray Jayawardhana (@DrRayJay) June 12, 2017

2. One retweet per 58 followers (average):

FASCINADOS CON ESTE BÓLIDO METEÓRICO Q SE DESINTEGRÓ ANOCHE SOBRE GIRONA v @iSpaceSci @csic https://t.co/DHPOM1wtI7 @cefalopodo @AsteroidDay pic.twitter.com/aR5fhfRhJ8

— Dr. Josep M. Trigo (@Josep_Trigo) June 16, 2017

3. One retweet per 70 followers (average):

Year+ in the making, our final Ice Giants Mission Study Report! https://t.co/NNBQu6yEkB (exec.summ) & here: https://t.co/56QP4vEpk8 (full)

— Jonathan Fortney (@jjfplanet) June 12, 2017

4. One retweet per 70 followers (average):

Year+ in the making, our final Ice Giants Mission Study Report! https://t.co/NNBQu6yEkB (exec.summ) & here: https://t.co/56QP4vEpk8 (full)

— Jonathan Fortney (@jjfplanet) June 12, 2017

5. One retweet per 71 followers (average):

Friends, I am profoundly worried about academic freedom. Stories like this are now a weekly occurrence: https://t.co/ybXb9v0XGE

— Dr. Chanda 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) June 22, 2017

6. One retweet per 91 followers (average):

"Sociology of Race" by @OtherSociology is outstanding, accessible summary of race, racism, white privilege. Read it!https://t.co/8aIyxuPBsx

— Dawn Sumner (@sumnerd) June 18, 2017

7. One retweet per 95 followers (average):

The world now has three working, highly sensitive gravitational wave detectors.... https://t.co/FhWViTkQ7y

— Richard Easther (@REasther) June 17, 2017

8. One retweet per 114 followers (average):

New paper day by L. Anderson++! Fig 12 is one of the coolest CMD's I've ever seen!* https://t.co/sskcd2jLLJ
(*I haven't seen many CMD's) pic.twitter.com/6A5eqC9GHC

— Adrian Price-Whelan (@adrianprw) June 19, 2017

9. One retweet per 125 followers (average):

Nasa anuncia descoberta de novos exoplanetas candidatos a ‘irmãos’ da Terra https://t.co/28Vg5XGr90

— Jorge Melendez (@DrJorgeMelendez) June 19, 2017

10. One retweet per 141 followers (average):

Hug a climate scientist day! Ask before you hug. https://t.co/qb14mJUrfM

— Jonathan Pritchard (@jr_pritchard) June 12, 2017

11. One retweet per 143 followers (average):

"Evidence for Possible Clouds in Pluto's Present Day Atmosphere" by @AlanStern et al. See https://t.co/j5YzCqCg0A pic.twitter.com/M5QHpDI4QK

— Harold Geller (@AstroBioProf) June 13, 2017

12. One retweet per 157 followers (average):

Today is the June solstice but yesterday was the longest day (by ~1 sec) for the western hemisphere, because math. https://t.co/cKWJ9UUuKm

— Tony Rice (@rtphokie) June 21, 2017

13. One retweet per 171 followers (average):

Awesome to see such a strong scientist & entrepreneur challenge anti-scientist career-politician Rohrabacher https://t.co/LaK5JX748m

— Kevork N. Abazajian (@kevaba) June 15, 2017

14. One retweet per 171 followers (average):

El boom de las farolas que amenazan los cielos https://t.co/38pMfPyjUi vía @indpcomt

— Alejandro Sánchez (@pmisson) June 21, 2017

15. One retweet per 173 followers (average):

CAL TOTA LA COL·LABORACIÓ CIUTADANA: Cercant a la Garrotxa via @diariARA https://t.co/a0UnOorokN @astro_girona @xrtrigo @CoiaValls @AASCV

— Dr. Josep M. Trigo (@Josep_Trigo) June 17, 2017

16. One retweet per 173 followers (average):

#Inflation, its elegance, and how it solves problems in Big Bang #cosmology. https://t.co/PISUQCl6AD pic.twitter.com/XJs75L0bpV

— Sophia Nasr (@Astropartigirl) June 17, 2017

17. One retweet per 179 followers (average):

Portal de escrita científica da USP São Carlos já foi acessado em mais de 100 países https://t.co/ArtFBqMy3L

— Jorge Melendez (@DrJorgeMelendez) June 17, 2017

18. One retweet per 183 followers (average):

"EPA axes 38 more science advisers, cancels panel meetings" board subcommittee terms not renewed, all to be replaced https://t.co/z6ScU4PU5o

— Steinn Sigurdsson (@steinly0) June 21, 2017

19. One retweet per 189 followers (average):

Now 100 women among philosophers who have over 1,000 followers!
List: https://t.co/LEqmNbfaNZ
Collage: https://t.co/rBalcEwhnQ pic.twitter.com/uMuD1k9hsM

— TrueSciPhi (@TrueSciPhi) June 24, 2017

20. One retweet per 189 followers (average):

AAPI folk keen to be in solidarity with Black folks, here's your chance. This is a majority Asian American school: https://t.co/zFZHkoxaIq

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