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Tweeting Tendencies of Physicists on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Feb-18 16:57 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%
@stephen_wolfram98%
@Adriana_Raven98%
@michiokaku96%
@AboutPhysics95%
@BlackPhysicists95%
@GagnonPauline95%
@arsphysica91%
@tegmark91%
@chiochia90%

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

Average for physicists:24%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@physicsmatt84%
@LKrauss182%
@ProfMike_M76%
@yaneerbaryam74%
@michael_nielsen73%
@AstroKatie72%
@DavidDeutschOxf72%
@gemgemloulou71%
@mherrerogmn65%
@JasonThalken62%

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: 
@NealWeiner86%
@Josep_Trigo84%
@PaulHBeckwith84%
@grimkat84%
@DPWF081%
@anxosan78%
@gmusser78%
@emulenews76%
@anduviera75%
@GuidoCaldarelli73%

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%
@mikamckinnon32%
@Meg_Urry30%
@hywelowen29%
@DrAndreDavid26%
@suziesheehy24%
@Claire_Lee22%
@johnmdudley21%
@TaraShears20%