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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-May-18 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:23%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@shasta721100%
@ImpeyChris100%
@DrBrianMay95%
@AstroBioProf88%
@DavidBrin80%
@SethShostak75%
@Jim_Bell72%
@JRichardGott72%
@whymommy70%
@drfranksummers70%

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

Average for astronomers:36%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags98%
@markmccaughrean89%
@AstroKatie85%
@TodLauer84%
@Astropartigirl82%
@AstroMikeMerri80%
@Cosmic_Horizons79%
@kat_volk78%
@DrPhiltill77%
@plutokiller77%

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: 
@DMontesG98%
@EstelleDeau98%
@marekkukula94%
@asborlaff88%
@AlanStern86%
@nhuntwalker83%
@kevaba82%
@milkysa82%
@Josep_Trigo82%
@partialobs82%

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

Average for astronomers:10%
  
Top tendency to quote: 
@AdamFrank456%
@MonicaGrady50%
@xbarcons41%
@astroduff40%
@Luke_Drury36%
@raminskibba36%
@Meg_Urry33%
@Mario_Livio33%
@carolynporco33%
@StargazerFred32%