Physicists' Recent Top Tweets

Updated: 2017-Jul-23 12:38 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Physicists on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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

1. One retweet per 1 followers:

El sobrecogedor rugido del lince pic.twitter.com/GYE0mmLzGp

— Lucía García (@shedka) July 22, 2017

2. One retweet per 12 followers:

It is mind-boggling to think of how many wombats needed to be bitten on the butt for evolution to bring us to this point. https://t.co/MsXME4hLoQ

— skullsinthestars (@drskyskull) July 21, 2017

3. One retweet per 39 followers:

Fibonacci numbers on a tall house in #Gothenburg pic.twitter.com/KFyXL9jCJR

— Laura Baudis (@lbaudis) July 20, 2017

4. One retweet per 40 followers:

Backstage w/@ChiliPeppers @GuitaristJosh @PaleoFestival:
Josh: What's that shirt?
Me: Higgs boson.
J: *wears shirt onstage*
Photos @ncaraban pic.twitter.com/d95RCiqh8H

— James Beacham (@jbbeacham) July 22, 2017

5. One retweet per 43 followers:

Can we fight science #irreproducibility crisis? Yes, using trustless & transparent #Blockchain-like mechanisms. https://t.co/YuMa7ESI9r pic.twitter.com/UvjPvBjqJH

— Manlio De Domenico (@manlius84) July 21, 2017

6. One retweet per 45 followers:

Sabes que hace calor cuando los patos empiezan a derretirse. pic.twitter.com/50ITgA6XBK

— Lucía García (@shedka) July 22, 2017

7. One retweet per 61 followers:

Romero's first job was shooting a segment for "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood." He said Fred Rogers really enjoyed NOTLD.https://t.co/XJVzuKSXVS

— Robert McNees (@mcnees) July 16, 2017

8. One retweet per 63 followers:

I respond to Lord Adonis' claim that academics don't work hard enough over the summer https://t.co/zAKJejddF7

— Athene Donald (@AtheneDonald) July 17, 2017

9. One retweet per 75 followers:

Water is naturally radioactive, all surfers are riding radioactive waves. The surfers are also naturally radioactive. https://t.co/HCf9yCV7dM

— Jeff Terry (@nuclear94) July 16, 2017

10. One retweet per 79 followers:

A remembrance of Maryam Mirzakhani and her life in mathematics:https://t.co/MO1etz8N9t pic.twitter.com/xJ1wDgz7lP

— John Carlos Baez (@johncarlosbaez) July 17, 2017

11. One retweet per 81 followers:

Earth isn't a planet, Pluto-Charon are a binary dwarf planet system, & Jupiter is a failed star.

We lie a lot in school. It's easier.

— Mika McKinnon (@mikamckinnon) July 18, 2017

12. One retweet per 82 followers:

There are 10 kinds of matter. Amazingly, 8 are connected to the real numbers, and 2 to the complex numbers: https://t.co/m7zIeBPHrU pic.twitter.com/y6DQOYDmL1

— John Carlos Baez (@johncarlosbaez) July 22, 2017

13. One retweet per 83 followers:

#crystallography #emojis
Cubic 😍
Tetragonal 🤣
Hexagonal 😃
Rhombohedral 😛
Orthorhomic 🤔
Monoclinic 😕
Triclinic 😱#WorldEmojiDay

— Helen Maynard-Casely (@Helen_E_MC) July 19, 2017

14. One retweet per 90 followers:

Academic funding is sick. It's not about how good your research is but how popular it is with your peers. https://t.co/UtbjWdLICr

— Sabine Hossenfelder (@skdh) July 20, 2017

15. One retweet per 91 followers:

Unexpected consequences of oversimplifying grade school genetics classes: https://t.co/lIdanxkphP

— Mika McKinnon (@mikamckinnon) July 18, 2017

16. One retweet per 94 followers:

Outreach and public engagement needs to be recognized as working hours for scientists. Can't expect it to be very effective as a "hobby". https://t.co/XJdpZsFppY

— Lewis MacKenzie (@LEMacKz) July 17, 2017

17. One retweet per 98 followers:

Mention/Follow relationships and topical homophily in online social systems, our new work is now available at https://t.co/LfEbkzF22Q pic.twitter.com/tZVrnLlk2t

— Yamir Moreno (@cosnet_bifi) July 21, 2017

18. One retweet per 98 followers:

Don't rely on science if you want clear-cut simple rules. Real life is messy with interdependent chaotic systems we don't really understand.

— Mika McKinnon (@mikamckinnon) July 18, 2017

19. One retweet per 101 followers:

Q: Wait, the Earth isn't a planet??
A: Surprise! We haven't cleared our orbit of other crap, thus fail 1 of 4 criteria for planethood.

— Mika McKinnon (@mikamckinnon) July 18, 2017

20. One retweet per 106 followers:


I have seen the struggles my mother (and other family members) has faced. Lack of Southeast Asian representation in STEM is real!!! https://t.co/asmBvThyks

— Nathalie Ouellette (@AngryAstroPanda) July 19, 2017