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Astronomers' Recent Top Tweets

Updated: 2017-Sep-25 11:44 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Astronomers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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

1. 4 retweets per follower:

This article has made me super angry. Do you want to know what it is like trying to be a woman in a scientific space? Let me tell you. 1/ https://t.co/Dhdsk9m4JY

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

2. 4 retweets per follower:

My friends coined a word: hepeated. For when a woman suggests an idea and it's ignored, but then a guy says same thing and everyone loves it

— Nicole Gugliucci (@NoisyAstronomer) September 22, 2017

3. One retweet per 1 followers:

There is water trapped in my train window and it is the most beautiful physics toy pic.twitter.com/qf4j6uSHkg

— Benjamin Pope (@fringetracker) September 18, 2017

4. One retweet per 5 followers:

Every day, articles like the one in the @nytimes come out to remind you your voice matters less than a spoiled white boy’s 18/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

5. One retweet per 6 followers:

When the day comes that vast majority of science women DO NOT have a tale like mine, then we can talk “biology” @nytimes 22/22

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

6. One retweet per 7 followers:

Extraordinary graph by @ImpeyChris showing the cost of space misssions being overtaken by the cost of movies cc @StephenFollows pic.twitter.com/FBcRvugm2u

— Dr Roberto Trotta (@R_Trotta) September 21, 2017

7. One retweet per 9 followers:

to find out they were scoring Cs while you were getting As. Be ready for them to also say things like “women aren’t naturally scientists” 5/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

8. One retweet per 10 followers:

In college, you will be in classes where your male classmates will tell you how easy the homework was. You’ll doubt yourself a lot 4/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

9. One retweet per 10 followers:

Most women in science I know share some of my narrative. Do most men? No. They were assumed from kids to be sciencey 21/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

10. One retweet per 11 followers:

Those same men will look at you like a possible person to date, when you just want to do your work. You learn to close yourself off. 6/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

11. One retweet per 11 followers:

You go. Then your advisor makes you uncomfortable by staring at your chest 9/ https://t.co/5eo11viX8t

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

12. One retweet per 11 followers:

Then, if you’re lucky, the president of Harvard will give a speech about women being biologically inferior in science 7/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

13. One retweet per 12 followers:

Your teachers will start telling you when you are young that you are “not ready” for advanced math. 2/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

14. One retweet per 13 followers:

Was the cost of having the audacity to want to be an astronomer while also being a woman worth it? 20/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

15. One retweet per 14 followers:

And you’ll get to listen to your peers repeating that all around you. You get into top grad schools, are told it’s because you’re a woman 8/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

16. One retweet per 14 followers:

You make it clear they made you uncomfortable. So they isolate you, insult you, and try to drive out of science 10/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

17. One retweet per 15 followers:

When it is too much, you report it to the chair. Who tells you that you are overreacting, or lying. And threatens to throw you out 11/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

18. One retweet per 15 followers:

The stress of merely surviving saps you of the creative energy you needed to write and advance academically 13/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

19. One retweet per 16 followers:

I was just lucky my mother stood up for me with that teacher. Otherwise I would not have been in calculus in high school 3/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017

20. One retweet per 18 followers:

AND that ex-advisor is using his platform to denigrate you and your science 14/

— Katey Alatalo✨ (@astrokatey) September 23, 2017