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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Jul-13 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: 
@ImpeyChris100%
@shasta721100%
@DrBrianMay99%
@AstroBioProf89%
@iceman_90South79%
@DavidBrin76%
@KirkDBorne76%
@SethShostak76%
@JRichardGott72%
@Jim_Bell72%

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

Average for astronomers:38%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags96%
@bmac_astro90%
@starstrickenSF88%
@AstroMikeMerri87%
@markmccaughrean84%
@AstroKatie83%
@TodLauer83%
@AirborneGrain82%
@Astropartigirl81%
@brianwolven80%

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

Average for astronomers:30%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@EstelleDeau98%
@partialobs94%
@marekkukula94%
@SpaceHolgar91%
@KalteneggerLisa86%
@DMontesG83%
@herve_dole82%
@asborlaff80%
@manolux444480%
@JontiHorner77%

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: 
@MonicaGrady53%
@xbarcons42%
@AdamFrank440%
@carolynporco38%
@Luke_Drury37%
@Meg_Urry34%
@raminskibba33%
@DrStuClark32%
@StargazerFred31%
@rerutled31%