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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Jun-17 14:30 UTC. Based on 200 most recent tweets of each list member. Retweet count excludes quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Tendency to originate: % of user's tweets that are not replies or retweets

Average for astronomers:29%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@AstroBioProf98%
@ImpeyChris98%
@Jim_Bell89%
@SethShostak86%
@DavidBrin86%
@JasonKalirai82%
@drfranksummers80%
@orbitingfrog77%
@jilltarter72%
@PaulMattSutter71%

Tendency to reply: % of user's tweets that are replies

Average for astronomers:30%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags94%
@AstroKatie84%
@DrRob_Thacker80%
@exoplaneteer80%
@markmccaughrean80%
@AmyMainzer79%
@plutokiller76%
@becky150576%
@ProfMike_M74%
@erinleeryan72%

Tendency to retweet: % of user's tweets that are retweets (excluding quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments)

Average for astronomers:33%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@EstelleDeau98%
@ArifSolmaz96%
@cefalopodo92%
@DMontesG89%
@SpaceHolgar89%
@AlanStern87%
@marekkukula87%
@J_MartinezFrias84%
@partialobs80%
@jtedds80%

Tendency to quote: % of user's tweets that are quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments

Average for astronomers:9%
  
Top tendency to quote: 
@carolynporco48%
@Mario_Livio43%
@MonicaGrady40%
@TamithaSkov34%
@raminskibba34%
@astroboy_moreno32%
@michael_w_busch32%
@Meg_Urry31%
@JannaLevin30%
@DrStuClark30%