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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-May-19 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:27%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@ImpeyChris100%
@shasta721100%
@AstroBioProf95%
@SethShostak84%
@Jim_Bell84%
@DavidBrin76%
@drfranksummers73%
@whymommy70%
@orbitingfrog70%
@TheAstronomist68%

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

Average for astronomers:33%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags95%
@DrPhiltill84%
@plutokiller83%
@markmccaughrean82%
@AstroKatie81%
@brianwolven81%
@exoplaneteer76%
@SimonDeDeo74%
@kat_volk73%
@sondy73%

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: 
@EstelleDeau98%
@DMontesG95%
@marekkukula90%
@cefalopodo90%
@Josep_Trigo90%
@partialobs85%
@CelineBoehm184%
@jtedds80%
@AlanStern78%
@hubbahubble78%

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: 
@Mario_Livio47%
@MonicaGrady42%
@AdamFrank440%
@carolynporco39%
@e_astronomer34%
@Meg_Urry33%
@PeterDEdmonds32%
@acooray32%
@RisaWechsler31%
@astroboy_moreno30%