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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Feb-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:31%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@AstroBioProf99%
@ImpeyChris98%
@DavidBrin92%
@Jim_Bell91%
@SethShostak86%
@J_MartinezFrias82%
@jilltarter78%
@orbitingfrog78%
@drfranksummers76%
@JasonKalirai75%

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

Average for astronomers:28%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags95%
@DrPhiltill81%
@exoplaneteer80%
@AmyMainzer78%
@ProfMike_M75%
@astrokiwi74%
@AstroKatie72%
@Cosmic_Horizons68%
@plutokiller68%
@jsdiaz_67%

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: 
@SpaceHolgar98%
@EstelleDeau98%
@cefalopodo98%
@ArifSolmaz94%
@acooray88%
@Josep_Trigo84%
@AlanStern84%
@davecl4283%
@cirquelar80%
@EllenStofan80%

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: 
@MonicaGrady42%
@carolynporco40%
@michael_w_busch38%
@Mario_Livio36%
@TamithaSkov33%
@joelwmparker32%
@Meg_Urry30%
@DrStuClark30%
@RisaWechsler26%
@Matt_Burleigh25%