Astronomers' Recent Top Tweets

Updated: 2017-Jul-23 11:38 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Astronomers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Astronomers' tweets from past 7 days most retweeted per follower:

1. One retweet per 8 followers:

Need to plot millions of points in Matplotlib? I've just released mpl-scatter-density to do precisely this!https://t.co/aZohjiSW7j #python pic.twitter.com/zIMuITjMIj

— Thomas Robitaille (@astrofrog) July 19, 2017

2. One retweet per 18 followers:

So we have a new facility at ESA and the designers left out pluto, it wasn't long before someone put him back though :) #SPACE Cred:J.Yates pic.twitter.com/ZlxlSxlCdi

— Dr Maggie Lieu (@Space_Mog) July 18, 2017

3. One retweet per 21 followers:

This is really important! 53% of sexual harassers & profs do so serially. It's essential to take action 1st time https://t.co/41QmXhVvlN

— Dawn Sumner (@sumnerd) July 18, 2017

4. One retweet per 38 followers:

Trump tried to deny his infant grand-nephew healthcare because of an argument with his nephew. That's how horrific he is.

— Michael Busch (@michael_w_busch) July 18, 2017

5. One retweet per 52 followers:

Madrid realizará el mayor estudio de contaminación lumínica hecho en España https://t.co/o37Bb6XSre

— Alejandro Sánchez (@pmisson) July 17, 2017

6. One retweet per 53 followers:

Still not ginger, though

— Jonathan McDowell (@planet4589) July 16, 2017

7. One retweet per 53 followers:

I grew up watching Jim Vance. 45 years in DC media, a lot changed around him but he always projected how much he enjoyed his job. https://t.co/jGWPZVvFvd

— Tony Rice (@rtphokie) July 22, 2017

8. One retweet per 54 followers:

Four Emerging Misconceptions On Social Media About The Upcoming Great American Eclipse via @forbes https://t.co/2FAsU5xHNK

— Dr Liz MacDonald 🚀 (@spaceyliz) July 17, 2017

9. One retweet per 56 followers:


— David Grinspoon (@DrFunkySpoon) July 20, 2017

10. One retweet per 58 followers:

Saudi Police Arrest Woman Who Wore Miniskirt in Online Video #StopEnslavingSaudiWomen https://t.co/mjA5xISobc

— Robert Rutledge (@rerutled) July 18, 2017

11. One retweet per 62 followers:

Ask yourself if you want to live in a country where this can happen. Then vote carefully. https://t.co/cvo95FacMQ

— Richard Easther (@REasther) July 20, 2017

12. One retweet per 69 followers:

I am going to pay more tax under the Greens proposal. I plan to vote for it, as it will get me a better country. https://t.co/bBmkaneO8B

— Richard Easther (@REasther) July 19, 2017

13. One retweet per 78 followers:

I've just released a mini Python package that has 1D and 2D regular histogram functions 7-25x faster than Numpy! https://t.co/VH4Kl7ACfx

— Thomas Robitaille (@astrofrog) July 18, 2017

14. One retweet per 79 followers:

Aricebo detected a weird signal coming from a nearby star. It's not yet verified, but @SETIInstitute will keep you updated at this link. https://t.co/ZIXxLUb3Xn

— Lori Fenton 🥐 (@LoriKFenton) July 19, 2017

15. One retweet per 81 followers:

What is it like flying when you’re very overweight? @yrfatfriend talks about the expensive preparation that comes with no guarantees. https://t.co/LKlFvDh65p

— Elizabeth Tasker (@girlandkat) July 18, 2017

16. One retweet per 85 followers:

Fun fact: There actually is a girl alphabet. https://t.co/qeuSVXWut2

— Astro ⭐️ Xan (@InvaderXan) July 16, 2017

17. One retweet per 86 followers:

Summary of the consequences of the Bastille Day (14 July) eruption, which also produced a M2.4 solar flare. Min Dst -69 nT, Max Kp 6.0 (G2). pic.twitter.com/cpbmn2ro0q

— Halo CME (@halocme) July 20, 2017

18. One retweet per 90 followers:

References describing that incident: https://t.co/NGRVI4uirn .

— Michael Busch (@michael_w_busch) July 18, 2017

19. One retweet per 92 followers:

Total Solar Eclipse of March 9, 2016 as seen from the Japanese meteorological satellite Himawari pic.twitter.com/YJRervkgJK

— Tony Rice (@rtphokie) July 20, 2017

20. One retweet per 93 followers:

Okay, kicking off the next thread of 100 Mars Facts!
You can find the first 200 here: https://t.co/9yc0GObAhg

— Tanya Harrison (@tanyaofmars) July 17, 2017