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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Nov-18 15:30 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:28%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@AstroBioProf100%
@ImpeyChris98%
@browndwarfs93%
@DavidBrin92%
@J_MartinezFrias90%
@Jim_Bell89%
@SethShostak86%
@drfranksummers78%
@orbitingfrog76%
@JasonKalirai70%

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

Average for astronomers:30%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags93%
@exoplaneteer82%
@brianwolven79%
@markmccaughrean78%
@jesserogerson78%
@AmyMainzer76%
@AstroKatie76%
@DrPhiltill74%
@plutokiller74%
@rhaegal74%

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%
@cefalopodo96%
@AlanStern95%
@DMontesG94%
@marekkukula94%
@SpaceHolgar93%
@Josep_Trigo92%
@ArifSolmaz86%
@CelineBoehm182%
@astrobiased80%

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: 
@carolynporco54%
@Mario_Livio40%
@MonicaGrady39%
@nbatalha38%
@Meg_Urry32%
@astroboy_moreno31%
@JannaLevin30%
@e_astronomer29%
@RisaWechsler28%
@jim_wild28%