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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-May-22 15:20 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: 
@AstroBioProf98%
@ImpeyChris98%
@DavidBrin95%
@Jim_Bell89%
@SethShostak86%
@JasonKalirai82%
@drfranksummers78%
@orbitingfrog76%
@neiltyson75%
@AllPlanets73%

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

Average for astronomers:29%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags94%
@becky150583%
@AstroKatie82%
@exoplaneteer82%
@AmyMainzer79%
@ProfMike_M75%
@DrPhiltill74%
@erinleeryan74%
@plutokiller72%
@markmccaughrean72%

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%
@SpaceHolgar94%
@cefalopodo90%
@marekkukula88%
@Josep_Trigo88%
@partialobs85%
@jtedds84%
@specolations84%
@davecl4282%

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: 
@Mario_Livio52%
@MonicaGrady41%
@michael_w_busch40%
@carolynporco33%
@astroboy_moreno32%
@TamithaSkov32%
@DrStuClark31%
@Meg_Urry30%
@raminskibba30%
@CGMundell30%