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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Sep-14 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: 
@ImpeyChris100%
@shasta721100%
@DrBrianMay98%
@AstroBioProf92%
@DavidBrin80%
@SethShostak79%
@iceman_90South78%
@JRichardGott74%
@Jim_Bell71%
@drfranksummers70%

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

Average for astronomers:38%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags98%
@bmac_astro88%
@drbecky_85%
@AstroMikeMerri82%
@WKCosmo82%
@DrPhiltill81%
@plutokiller81%
@luigifoschini80%
@markmccaughrean80%
@MarsMaven78%

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%
@bernardfschutz96%
@DMontesG96%
@marekkukula94%
@SpaceHolgar92%
@AlanStern91%
@TamithaSkov89%
@Josep_Trigo78%
@specolations77%
@asborlaff77%

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: 
@MonicaGrady57%
@AdamFrank440%
@xbarcons40%
@Meg_Urry34%
@StargazerFred32%
@DrStuClark32%
@rerutled32%
@raminskibba32%
@Luke_Drury30%
@SKA_DG29%