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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Nov-17 15:30 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:26%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@shasta721100%
@ImpeyChris100%
@AstroBioProf93%
@DavidBrin86%
@SethShostak78%
@Jim_Bell77%
@drfranksummers70%
@neiltyson70%
@whymommy70%
@halocme70%

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

Average for astronomers:33%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags96%
@AstroKatie84%
@AmyMainzer78%
@plutokiller76%
@AstroMikeMerri74%
@mpoessel73%
@markmccaughrean73%
@DrPhiltill72%
@LFoschini72%
@WKCosmo72%

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

Average for astronomers:32%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@EstelleDeau97%
@marekkukula94%
@DMontesG92%
@maxisi84%
@nhuntwalker82%
@Josep_Trigo81%
@CelineBoehm180%
@Ryan_B_Anderson80%
@Dr_CMingarelli80%
@AlanStern79%

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: 
@AdamFrank456%
@carolynporco48%
@MonicaGrady40%
@rerutled34%
@RisaWechsler34%
@Mario_Livio32%
@astroduff32%
@Meg_Urry32%
@SKA_DG30%
@raminskibba30%