Astronomers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2017-Sep-25 11:42 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 11 followers (average):

You go. Then your advisor makes you uncomfortable by staring at your chest 9/ https://t.co/5eo11viX8t

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

2. One retweet per 32 followers (average):

We are hiring a Science Comms Professional at NASA Ames to help share the story of (and tweet from) @NASAKepler. https://t.co/VI2LUWkqxc

— Geert Barentsen (@GeertHub) September 20, 2017

3. One retweet per 46 followers (average):

If you're in physics, astronomy or related fields, please co-sign this letter of support, Thank you. #DACA https://t.co/FYUxPsnuV6

— Prof. Jorge Moreno (@astroboy_moreno) September 22, 2017

4. One retweet per 51 followers (average):

Appalled Graphic Designer Shows Girls' Life Magazine What Their Cover Should Look Like: https://t.co/NV32654uGm - via:@WomenYSK

— Dr Liz MacDonald 🚀 (@spaceyliz) September 16, 2017

5. One retweet per 63 followers (average):

and because I am feeling extra generous. Reference. https://t.co/JOIIED1BGz

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 24, 2017

6. One retweet per 66 followers (average):

Cassini's grand finale is being livestreamed. Set your alarms for Friday 9/15 4am, PST https://t.co/R41gNmkImN

— Christine Corbett M. (@corbett) September 13, 2017

7. One retweet per 68 followers (average):

Voyageons dans un trou noir avec @Chronique_NEXUS !https://t.co/85mmWPEieC
Le RT courbe l'espace-temps !#LeSOW pic.twitter.com/Qfzh0CjjnR

— SĂ©bastien Carassou (@FlashCordon) September 14, 2017

8. One retweet per 71 followers (average):

Please share: @UoA_Physics is hiring a professional teaching fellow for 2018 https://t.co/N7Qi46GGzM

— Richard Easther (@REasther) September 11, 2017

9. One retweet per 75 followers (average):

Exciting future! Cassini Is Gone. Here Are the Next Space Missions to Watch Out For. via @NYTimes @NASAWFIRST https://t.co/0ISoXkwCrJ

— David Spergel (@DavidSpergel) September 15, 2017

10. One retweet per 93 followers (average):

Two things:
1. This sucks
2. Native Americans exist @washingtonpost, stop acting like they don'thttps://t.co/BKPsPsJJYA

— Dr. Chanda 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) September 16, 2017

11. One retweet per 102 followers (average):

Si pudiéramos todos entender este vídeo, otro gallo cantaría https://t.co/U6iqXT6Xbl Irak es nuestra casa tanto como París o Barcelona

— Alejandro Sánchez (@pmisson) September 14, 2017

12. One retweet per 110 followers (average):

Astro/physicists, pls sign & circulate this public letter re #DACA.

Read: https://t.co/dBKbvdjrcr

Sign: https://t.co/rAyfyCcBP1

— Jennifer L. Hoffman (@astroprofhoff) September 22, 2017

13. One retweet per 116 followers (average):

I got tired to using a web browser to get coordinates of astronomical sources. https://t.co/qHxtI7v7wx pic.twitter.com/Pr2dNXkidb

— Tom Barclay (@mrtommyb) September 14, 2017

14. One retweet per 138 followers (average):

'Observations of red–giant variable stars by Aboriginal Australians' https://t.co/ZCrH8yfrrr (h/t @raulclima) #astronomy #history pic.twitter.com/gVKmHI3YfT

— Dr. John Barentine (@JohnBarentine) September 15, 2017

15. One retweet per 143 followers (average):

New PhD studentships at the OU,including astronomy machine learning / data-intensive science with me. Deadline soon! https://t.co/fMtHisxMi5

— Stephen Serjeant (@StephenSerjeant) September 19, 2017

16. One retweet per 144 followers (average):

This week I wrote about forewarning ourselves of alien invasions, because earthly problems are too depressing https://t.co/7k4EHu9i1g

— Caleb Scharf (@caleb_scharf) September 17, 2017

17. One retweet per 144 followers (average):

I'm sad I'm missing #RSgravitationalwaves, so I've Storified the first day https://t.co/3WBYntIPxU pic.twitter.com/NHFb7sqjUf

— Christopher Berry (@cplberry) September 12, 2017

18. One retweet per 148 followers (average):

The @Space_Station passes over Melbourne at 642pm tonight, just a few minutes before @SpaceX Dragon departs. https://t.co/1Eq4KyWnWL

— Michael Brown (@MJIBrown) September 17, 2017

19. One retweet per 163 followers (average):

HUNDREDS OF SCIENTISTS SUPPORTING #CatalanReferendum !!! https://t.co/MR74qNt0mb @CollectiuEmma @KRLS @assemblea_int @jmterricabras @AASCV

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

20. One retweet per 166 followers (average):

Britain's National Health Service to get out of providing quack homeopathy remedies https://t.co/j2pcNKSHsc

— Richard Easther (@REasther) September 24, 2017