Astronomers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2018-Mar-24 11:42 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Astronomers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Links in tweets originated by astronomers in the past 14 days, ordered by retweets-per-follower averaged over each tweet of the link. Below, each link is presented in the context of the particular tweet with the highest retweets per follower.

1. One retweet per 60 followers (average):

Wind on Mars and the Huygens-Fresnel principle | https://t.co/MEkmGTOAC9

(A brief and pretty physics soundbite) pic.twitter.com/8xTpRvjtO7

— Lori Fenton 🥐 (@LoriKFenton) March 12, 2018

2. One retweet per 99 followers (average):

CNN Covers #CA45, @DaveMinCA for Congress and how "Irvine is the new Ellis Island" https://t.co/8EtwrWrOeg

— Kevork N. Abazajian (@kevaba) March 13, 2018

3. One retweet per 118 followers (average):

"Lo que nunca le cuentan sobre el Big Bang" hoy en @elespectador
https://t.co/Izu4dISNbc pic.twitter.com/yRjMb0u7th

— Juan Diego Soler (@juandiegosoler) March 19, 2018

4. One retweet per 119 followers (average):

Master in Astrophysics @unicomplutense with 3.5 m telescope at @CalarAltoObs #UCMCalarAlto2018 @stars4all_eu https://t.co/2NaD2ydXoo

— Jaime Zamorano (@cefalopodo) March 22, 2018

5. One retweet per 120 followers (average):


Applications for @nasa_fdl's 2018 session are due 2018 April 3: https://t.co/8eCkS84Tys .

Get paid to work for 8 weeks @SETIInstitute in Mountain View, California on applying data science techniques to space science problems.#nasafdl #esafdl https://t.co/hGQ1Be2iJ8

— Michael Busch (@michael_w_busch) March 19, 2018

6. One retweet per 138 followers (average):

here we go again! yippee!!! https://t.co/elSDwgIQlZ

— Tabetha Boyajian (@tsboyajian) March 19, 2018

7. One retweet per 143 followers (average):

My slides on "How to get career credit for software (in astronomy and astrophysics)" - presented at #snowpac18 https://t.co/CvQ3MH8RoL

— Arfon Smith (@arfon) March 16, 2018

8. One retweet per 157 followers (average):

Loved @easternblot poem “Of mice and men” composed of scientific paper titles featuring mice and men @ScienceShowoff https://t.co/VSD0gi9Jqv

— Jonathan Pritchard (@jr_pritchard) March 20, 2018

9. One retweet per 174 followers (average):

Just leaving this here without comment. https://t.co/X9RkM7XXXF

— Rachael Livermore (@rhaegal) March 13, 2018

10. One retweet per 197 followers (average):

TIMELAPSE OF THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE https://t.co/fqaeyou10c via @musicalscience

— Sébastien Carassou (@FlashCordon) March 10, 2018

11. One retweet per 201 followers (average):

Today's #xkcd summaries the current state of #iot #security rather well. https://t.co/Zf5Mu28SFb pic.twitter.com/mUnQRQk8RM

— Alasdair Allan (@aallan) March 13, 2018

12. One retweet per 202 followers (average):

It’s really sad to see the destruction that is being unleashed on the Open University https://t.co/OXRpOfK6iI

— Jonathan Pritchard (@jr_pritchard) March 21, 2018

13. One retweet per 203 followers (average):

Otra foto del telescopio 3.5 m de @CalarAltoObs @amigos_calar #UCMCalarAlto2018 @unicomplutense https://t.co/R0ZMhnl01H

— Jaime Zamorano (@cefalopodo) March 22, 2018

14. One retweet per 205 followers (average):

New dean selected for @westernuScience: yay for us & for Matt Davison! https://t.co/CVbKsAl0Ds

— Pauline Barmby (@PBarmby) March 20, 2018

15. One retweet per 211 followers (average):

Embarrassing twaddle from @guardian (https://t.co/vbYHsOTLrC). As a professor of astronomy who took graduate-level quantum mechanics at Harvard, I can say with some authority that astrology has nothing to do with either. And millennials have more sense than to buy this nonsense. pic.twitter.com/s7DGeoja6S

— Michael Merrifield (@ProfMike_M) March 11, 2018

16. One retweet per 215 followers (average):

I wrote up my Barncaster as an @instructables so you can build your own. https://t.co/RBuGtoTE0X

— Shane L. Larson (@sciencejedi) March 18, 2018

17. One retweet per 220 followers (average):

Taxonomy of SETI and astrobiology:https://t.co/JgI07U1egO pic.twitter.com/Jqoq0hqxhu

— Jason Wright (@Astro_Wright) March 18, 2018

18. One retweet per 221 followers (average):

Things Black people can’t do: stand in their backyard with a cell phone. https://t.co/2d6ynHPMJp

— Dr. Chanda Shuri Prescod-Weinstein🙅🏽‍♀️ 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) March 21, 2018

19. One retweet per 224 followers (average):

Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach https://t.co/pmNFuGTmxA

— Michael Brown (@MJIBrown) March 17, 2018

20. One retweet per 237 followers (average):

#UCMCalarAlto2018 dando una vuelta para comprobar el estado del cielo @unicomplutense @CalarAltoObs @stars4all_eu https://t.co/NgLCk4Rhd8

— Jaime Zamorano (@cefalopodo) March 21, 2018