Professional Science Writers' Recent Top Tweets

Updated: 2017-Feb-19 15:24 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 3 followers:

The real scandal here is that "intelligence" has to go through the NYT tips portal because Republicans in Congress don't give a shit. https://t.co/uYHaBTWMzA

— Natalie Wolchover (@nattyover) February 15, 2017

2. One retweet per 10 followers:

A US-born NASA scientist was detained at the border until he unlocked his phone https://t.co/X5je2Z7GwL pic.twitter.com/saOhT2khze

— Loren Grush (@lorengrush) February 12, 2017

3. One retweet per 22 followers:

Why Bannon is more of an empowered troll than a master manipulator https://t.co/YFxAyE1toR pic.twitter.com/66qGfrXYQ4

— John McQuaid (@johnmcquaid) February 16, 2017

4. One retweet per 23 followers:

Today in the Kleptocracy. (@JuddLegum) pic.twitter.com/Pb4IUNd7HW

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) February 12, 2017

5. One retweet per 26 followers:

ScienceDebate has partnered w @ScienceMarchDC! Can't get to DC on 4/22? An interactive map of sister marches https://t.co/KxFMZwk2C9

— Sheril Kirshenbaum (@Sheril_) February 15, 2017

6. One retweet per 27 followers:

GOP supervillainy, cont.: TN bill proposes to classify children born via artificial insemination as "illegitimate." https://t.co/0SKWnqQ9Dm

— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) February 12, 2017

7. One retweet per 29 followers:

We could all use a dose of beauty right now. @CassiniSaturn probe just delivered. (Processing: @EliBonora) pic.twitter.com/scfsnXTbs1

— Corey S. Powell (@coreyspowell) February 16, 2017

8. One retweet per 35 followers:

Today in men: basketball shorts https://t.co/dcG0cUu6Z6 pic.twitter.com/3jP91SfAMm

— Elizabeth Lopatto (@mslopatto) February 17, 2017

9. One retweet per 37 followers:

GO ROCKET GO #SpaceX #CRS10 pic.twitter.com/qNv3Iqwpel

— Miriam Kramer (@mirikramer) February 19, 2017

10. One retweet per 40 followers:

Good times. pic.twitter.com/IWvQjyozCf

— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) February 18, 2017

11. One retweet per 43 followers:

I wrote about how elite programs for talented math kids reinforce privilege. And an effort to change it https://t.co/D6VZvWPL3f pic.twitter.com/ni0iKbnN92

— Amy Harmon (@amy_harmon) February 17, 2017

12. One retweet per 47 followers:

Funding arts, humanities, and public broadcasting = .016% of budget. They are not why we have a deficit. https://t.co/5IDgGf0pdO pic.twitter.com/QzMipMvK38

— Joe Hanson (@DrJoeHanson) February 18, 2017

13. One retweet per 51 followers:

Surely this will rank with “I am not a crook.” https://t.co/wq7AXjeWyD

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) February 16, 2017

14. One retweet per 51 followers:

Fox speculating Petraeus could succeed Flynn, but would require a pardon bec. DP's parole doesn't allow him to leave the country. For real.

— Dan Fagin (@danfagin) February 14, 2017

15. One retweet per 52 followers:

European intelligence services are getting the info on Trump that Congress is afraid to find out. Amazing story. https://t.co/iWSgZWw0ws

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) February 15, 2017

16. One retweet per 53 followers:

Technology has bias. The first airbag could save an average US white male (the designers), but could kill an average Japanese woman. #STEM

— Ainissa Ramirez (@ainissaramirez) February 17, 2017

17. One retweet per 53 followers:

This is a grave and undeserved insult to the @washingtonpost. https://t.co/E5ikof8Dlo

— Dan Fagin (@danfagin) February 17, 2017

18. One retweet per 69 followers:

And yet, in the Senate, where he has a vote, @SenJohnMcCain has backed Trump at every opportunity. https://t.co/cqDryPWuQ4

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) February 17, 2017

19. One retweet per 71 followers:

Orthodox Jewish reporter @JakeTurx dared to ask Trump a question about bomb threats made against Jewish centers. Trump's hostile reply: pic.twitter.com/GIxXYU1eFM

— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) February 16, 2017

20. One retweet per 73 followers:

Brilliant statistic. https://t.co/2oaYMr0Sec

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) February 14, 2017