Astronomers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2017-Apr-27 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 39 followers (average):

We are delighted to announce the discovery of #lhs1140b a temperate rocky world: https://t.co/cfULfUDrvx pic.twitter.com/ufuXWueTR0

— Elisabeth Newton (@EllieInSpace) April 19, 2017

2. One retweet per 48 followers (average):

“Do temperate rocky M-dwarf planets retain their atmospheres & do they have life? This world enables those studies.” https://t.co/vle7z0yLZx

— David Charbonneau (@ExoCharbonneau) April 19, 2017

3. One retweet per 57 followers (average):

#2014JO25: UN ASTEROIDE BINARIO DE CONTACTO v. @IyC_es @AreciboRadar https://t.co/b5EcfJwgGI @cefalopodo @AsteroidDay @SEA_astronomia @AASCV pic.twitter.com/r2sIOHcmCO

— Dr. Josep M. Trigo (@Josep_Trigo) April 19, 2017

4. One retweet per 62 followers (average):

Tuesday: Ivanka describes 45 in feminist terms. Meanwhile 45 removes all funding for protecting women's rights. https://t.co/IGK1nHzXxB

— Robert Rutledge (@rerutled) April 26, 2017

5. One retweet per 68 followers (average):

Weird matplotlib bug: points disappear unless I look directly at them. https://t.co/YXVCxEL2s9 pic.twitter.com/laPiMZpcKV

— Jake VanderPlas (@jakevdp) April 13, 2017

6. One retweet per 77 followers (average):

The @ProjectJupyter team just released IPython 6.0... and it's Python 3 only!
"Jedi completion" looks awesome... https://t.co/eiaDnniUZ6

— Jake VanderPlas (@jakevdp) April 20, 2017

7. One retweet per 78 followers (average):

"If...exoplanet discoveries...taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected." My @WSJ op-ed: https://t.co/w437glDYbm via @WSJopinion

— Ray Jayawardhana (@DrRayJay) April 22, 2017

8. One retweet per 95 followers (average):

Latest #TabbysStar update with @LCO_Global: https://t.co/eTvxdfvgBd

— Tabetha Boyajian (@tsboyajian) April 25, 2017

9. One retweet per 101 followers (average):

Sky Quality Meter measurements in a colour-changing world | Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society https://t.co/8fjsUlyo6L

— Alejandro Sánchez (@pmisson) April 18, 2017

10. One retweet per 110 followers (average):

Artificial intelligence better than doctors at identifying risks that predict heart attacks https://t.co/lQ947ipobs

— David Brin (@DavidBrin) April 18, 2017

11. One retweet per 112 followers (average):

🎯 https://t.co/X0Nhnbkmf5 pic.twitter.com/n7mQjFfR45

— Katie Mack (@AstroKatie) April 21, 2017

12. One retweet per 114 followers (average):

U. Toronto is hiring asst prof of #astrophysics, which emph on #exoplanets https://t.co/7K3CnHxNQn deadline July 15th (note early deadline)

— Eric Mamajek (@EricMamajek) April 14, 2017

13. One retweet per 115 followers (average):

Enceladus is the ripe fruit in the search for life elsewhere https://t.co/FedBJ2xqvw my analysis of new Cassini results #SciAmBlogs

— Caleb Scharf (@caleb_scharf) April 13, 2017

14. One retweet per 117 followers (average):

.@SETIInstitute [2/2]Luxembourg has been promoting space & small satellite projects over the past couple of years: https://t.co/bH2FmjB5t3 .

— Michael Busch (@michael_w_busch) April 13, 2017

15. One retweet per 122 followers (average):

Want to know more about life on #Enceladus, then this is the book for you! https://t.co/WvCmkR3e0E

— Louisa Preston (@LouisaJPreston) April 14, 2017

16. One retweet per 130 followers (average):

Great editorial by Greg Autry about what we're trying to do: https://t.co/3WQPByeOwS

— Kevin Peter Hand (@Alienoceans) April 16, 2017

17. One retweet per 135 followers (average):

Please don't less this fly under your radar: the H1B visa is absolutely crucial to the future of science in the US https://t.co/evfeD9vFbU

— Rachael Livermore (@rhaegal) April 18, 2017

18. One retweet per 138 followers (average):

My op-ed in @GuardianAus today. #LGBTI #stem #womeninstem @CSIROnews #inclusion #astronomy https://t.co/TuvF7jnTrD

— Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith (@lisaharveysmith) April 26, 2017

19. One retweet per 141 followers (average):

LA INVESTIGACIÓN @iSpaceSci @IEEC_space DEL PASO DEL #2014JO25 via @elperiodico https://t.co/Yu92HvGvt0 @elsegundoluz @AASCV @cefalopodo pic.twitter.com/HRtS8tPuUE

— Dr. Josep M. Trigo (@Josep_Trigo) April 19, 2017

20. One retweet per 146 followers (average):

For anyone who is interested:

5 more days to apply to be part of @nasa_fdl in 2017: https://t.co/JkkBYF2O9o

— Michael Busch (@michael_w_busch) April 14, 2017