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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Jan-12 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:24%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@shasta721100%
@ImpeyChris100%
@AstroBioProf88%
@DavidBrin80%
@SethShostak78%
@Jim_Bell75%
@neiltyson72%
@whymommy70%
@drfranksummers70%
@martin_astro70%

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

Average for astronomers:34%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags93%
@markmccaughrean81%
@plutokiller81%
@Cosmic_Horizons80%
@AstroKatie80%
@kat_volk80%
@AmyMainzer77%
@PlanetaryKeri76%
@LauraForczyk76%
@starstrickenSF74%

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

Average for astronomers:33%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@EstelleDeau98%
@marekkukula94%
@partialobs93%
@DMontesG90%
@cefalopodo87%
@davecl4282%
@milkysa80%
@maxisi80%
@SpaceHolgar79%
@CelineBoehm177%

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%
@MonicaGrady44%
@carolynporco42%
@astroduff39%
@RisaWechsler36%
@michael_w_busch34%
@Mario_Livio33%
@StargazerFred32%
@Meg_Urry31%
@JedidahIslerPhD30%