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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Jan-06 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: 
@ImpeyChris100%
@AstroBioProf99%
@browndwarfs90%
@J_MartinezFrias90%
@DavidBrin90%
@Jim_Bell87%
@SethShostak86%
@TrueSciPhi86%
@drfranksummers78%
@orbitingfrog74%

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

Average for astronomers:31%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags98%
@DrPhiltill84%
@AstroKatie82%
@exoplaneteer82%
@markmccaughrean82%
@planet458978%
@ProfMike_M76%
@brianwolven76%
@AmyMainzer75%
@PlanetDr74%

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%
@marekkukula96%
@AlanStern92%
@Josep_Trigo91%
@DMontesG90%
@cefalopodo88%
@ArifSolmaz86%
@CelineBoehm184%
@milkysa82%
@kevaba80%

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: 
@carolynporco42%
@Mario_Livio41%
@nbatalha40%
@MonicaGrady36%
@tc141534%
@JannaLevin32%
@Meg_Urry32%
@RisaWechsler28%
@michael_w_busch28%
@astroboy_moreno27%