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Tweeting Tendencies of Physicists on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Mar-18 15:58 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 physicists:36%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@nathanmyhrvold100%
@notevenwrong100%
@stephen_wolfram98%
@Adriana_Raven97%
@michiokaku96%
@AboutPhysics95%
@GagnonPauline95%
@arsphysica91%
@chiochia91%
@tegmark91%

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

Average for physicists:23%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ProfMike_M82%
@JasonThalken81%
@DavidDeutschOxf72%
@ProfBrianCox70%
@yaneerbaryam70%
@michael_nielsen70%
@gemgemloulou69%
@mherrerogmn68%
@AstroKatie68%
@LKrauss164%

Tendency to retweet: % of user's tweets that are retweets (excluding quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments)

Average for physicists:33%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@NealWeiner87%
@anduviera82%
@grimkat80%
@Josep_Trigo79%
@blakestacey79%
@duetosymmetry76%
@emulenews76%
@DPWF075%
@orzelc75%
@PaulHBeckwith74%

Tendency to quote: % of user's tweets that are quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments

Average for physicists:7%
  
Top tendency to quote: 
@lirarandall38%
@closefrank36%
@hywelowen30%
@Meg_Urry30%
@drskyskull26%
@mikamckinnon25%
@DrBrianKeating22%
@TaraShears22%
@Claire_Lee21%
@PhysicsDom19%