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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Jul-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:29%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@ImpeyChris98%
@AstroBioProf97%
@DavidBrin90%
@Jim_Bell89%
@SethShostak86%
@JasonKalirai82%
@drfranksummers80%
@orbitingfrog78%
@KirkDBorne70%
@whymommy70%

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

Average for astronomers:31%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags96%
@markmccaughrean84%
@exoplaneteer82%
@AstroKatie79%
@AmyMainzer78%
@plutokiller74%
@DrPhiltill74%
@brianwolven72%
@tanyaofmars72%
@mrtommyb70%

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: 
@EstelleDeau98%
@SpaceHolgar93%
@J_MartinezFrias90%
@ArifSolmaz89%
@cefalopodo88%
@Josep_Trigo86%
@milkysa82%
@EllenStofan78%
@hubbahubble78%
@karinsandstrom78%

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%
@TamithaSkov43%
@astroboy_moreno38%
@MonicaGrady37%
@michael_w_busch32%
@JannaLevin32%
@Meg_Urry31%
@raminskibba31%
@RisaWechsler30%
@LoriKFenton28%