Professional Science Writers' Recent Top Tweets

Updated: 2017-May-23 12:55 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Professional Science Writers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Professional Science Writers' tweets from past 7 days most retweeted per follower:

1. One retweet per 18 followers:

quite possibly the greatest neural network experiment of the day, involving paint colors https://t.co/gQdpPADKyI pic.twitter.com/GeJ4dyztRG

— Annalee Newitz (@Annaleen) May 18, 2017

2. One retweet per 22 followers:

No one, in a free country, should ever profit from human incarceration. Can't we agree on that, at least? https://t.co/1buCaL4TpP

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) May 19, 2017

3. One retweet per 28 followers:

This should be the scandal of the year. Drowned out ... https://t.co/VTSmF4u7mS

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) May 18, 2017

4. One retweet per 38 followers:

What the fuck o’clock came early today I see

— łopatologia (@mslopatto) May 19, 2017

5. One retweet per 40 followers:

Everyone is freaking out about that Guardian story but @MaryBethGriggs actually picked up the phone and guess what

it's not that bad https://t.co/To9Or6ySqA

— Rachel Feltman (@RachelFeltman) May 19, 2017

6. One retweet per 44 followers:

Trudeau & Macron have gender parity in their Cabinets. It's possible to not ignore half your country. (One day: genderfluid representation) https://t.co/cL5KPFGaSj

— Mika McKinnon (@mikamckinnon) May 18, 2017

7. One retweet per 50 followers:

Hiring freeze hitting @CDCgov hard: 700 vacancies in infectious & chronic disease, emergency prep & more @ByLenaSun https://t.co/50fUcbIE0Q

— Laura Helmuth (@laurahelmuth) May 19, 2017

8. One retweet per 50 followers:

Reminder: Thousands of Jews died in the Holocaust because the US denied them visas, at a time when anti-immigrant propaganda was rampant. https://t.co/Y5tLkS0Oya

— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) May 17, 2017

9. One retweet per 62 followers:

Just for example, what if you fired 46 US Attorneys and two months later hadn’t appointed a single replacement? https://t.co/Pq6CgHHovx

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) May 20, 2017

10. One retweet per 68 followers:

This map of the reactions that turn food into energy just blew my mind. Far beyond what I learned in biology class. https://t.co/HOsmwJRzLI pic.twitter.com/GVVO5vSCq5

— Corey S. Powell (@coreyspowell) May 19, 2017

11. One retweet per 83 followers:

The happiest woman on Earth. https://t.co/kY1FEmmuT2

— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) May 22, 2017

12. One retweet per 85 followers:

History of life can be divided into 5 epochs based on how living things used energy. Fascinating perspective. https://t.co/FQlZOepb2m pic.twitter.com/NsT98WkjqF

— Corey S. Powell (@coreyspowell) May 20, 2017

13. One retweet per 86 followers:

Ah, so that was how we settled the "how do you classify Palin's reason for leaving office?" debate. https://t.co/pJNu2p1NyN pic.twitter.com/1mtKLjU3a2

— Maggie Koerth-Baker (@maggiekb1) May 22, 2017

14. One retweet per 88 followers:

Whether or not he technically broke the law, Trump is responsible for someone's death because he can't keep his mouth shut https://t.co/0vL6Vxqzgi

— Matthew R Francis (@DrMRFrancis) May 16, 2017

15. One retweet per 92 followers:

Turns out the Svalbard seed vault is probably fine https://t.co/MACbbf4Fmk pic.twitter.com/eC4pfpeegp

— Rachel Feltman (@RachelFeltman) May 19, 2017

16. One retweet per 100 followers:

Re: How this ends
Does one of us actually have to volunteer to be the person he shoots in the middle of Fifth Avenue?

— Oliver Morton (@Eaterofsun) May 16, 2017

17. One retweet per 104 followers:

Trump's tweets are like a global lesson in the inevitability of karma. https://t.co/UHXSwMu4QW

— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) May 22, 2017

18. One retweet per 111 followers:

Bookstore employees always know what's going on. pic.twitter.com/mdEv9AsbwP

— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) May 17, 2017

19. One retweet per 131 followers:

"She often slept among piles of laundry" — you won't often read a story as heartwrenching as this one about Lola https://t.co/JV5pOyJzaW

— Ross Andersen (@andersen) May 16, 2017

20. One retweet per 135 followers:

The gods of irony are laying it on a bit thick https://t.co/4RLl6aOWFX

— Ed Yong (@edyong209) May 19, 2017