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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Mar-18 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:30%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@ImpeyChris99%
@AstroBioProf98%
@DavidBrin90%
@Jim_Bell89%
@SethShostak86%
@J_MartinezFrias84%
@JasonKalirai80%
@jilltarter78%
@drfranksummers76%
@orbitingfrog76%

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

Average for astronomers:30%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags94%
@ProfMike_M82%
@planet458981%
@exoplaneteer81%
@AmyMainzer80%
@markmccaughrean80%
@Enceladosaurus75%
@erinleeryan72%
@DrPhiltill69%
@plutokiller68%

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%
@ArifSolmaz95%
@cefalopodo95%
@DMontesG90%
@SpaceHolgar90%
@AlanStern89%
@marekkukula82%
@specolations80%
@Josep_Trigo79%
@milkysa78%

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: 
@carolynporco43%
@MonicaGrady41%
@Mario_Livio40%
@TamithaSkov34%
@jbprime34%
@DrStuClark30%
@Meg_Urry30%
@joelwmparker30%
@PlanetTreky25%
@LoriKFenton24%