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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Apr-22 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:30%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@ImpeyChris98%
@AstroBioProf96%
@DavidBrin94%
@Jim_Bell89%
@SethShostak86%
@JasonKalirai80%
@drfranksummers76%
@orbitingfrog76%
@jilltarter74%
@AllPlanets72%

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

Average for astronomers:30%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags94%
@becky150594%
@DrPhiltill84%
@ProfMike_M84%
@exoplaneteer82%
@AmyMainzer80%
@AstroKatie80%
@Enceladosaurus76%
@erinleeryan73%
@Alex_Parker72%

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

Average for astronomers:32%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SpaceHolgar98%
@EstelleDeau98%
@ArifSolmaz97%
@DMontesG94%
@cefalopodo90%
@DarkSapiens88%
@jtedds86%
@specolations85%
@AlanStern84%
@marekkukula82%

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

Average for astronomers:8%
  
Top tendency to quote: 
@Mario_Livio50%
@carolynporco42%
@MonicaGrady40%
@TamithaSkov32%
@Meg_Urry30%
@jbprime30%
@DrStuClark30%
@joelwmparker30%
@LoriKFenton28%
@rerutled28%