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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Mar-23 14:30 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 astronomers:24%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@shasta721100%
@ImpeyChris100%
@AstroBioProf91%
@DrBrianMay88%
@DavidBrin85%
@SethShostak77%
@neiltyson76%
@Jim_Bell73%
@halocme72%
@drfranksummers70%

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

Average for astronomers:36%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags96%
@DrPhiltill86%
@markmccaughrean86%
@Astropartigirl84%
@AstroKatie82%
@plutokiller81%
@kat_volk80%
@WKCosmo79%
@Alex_Parker77%
@Cosmic_Horizons77%

Tendency to retweet: % of user's tweets that are retweets (excluding quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments)

Average for astronomers:31%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@EstelleDeau98%
@marekkukula94%
@SpaceHolgar93%
@AlanStern87%
@cefalopodo86%
@DMontesG83%
@JontiHorner82%
@partialobs82%
@Dr_CMingarelli80%
@maxisi78%

Tendency to quote: % of user's tweets that are quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments

Average for astronomers:9%
  
Top tendency to quote: 
@AdamFrank469%
@carolynporco45%
@xbarcons44%
@MonicaGrady41%
@astroduff38%
@Mario_Livio36%
@RisaWechsler32%
@StargazerFred32%
@Meg_Urry31%
@SKA_DG30%