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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Nov-17 13:15 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%
@SethShostak81%
@DavidBrin80%
@iceman_90South76%
@JRichardGott74%
@Astrenome72%
@drfranksummers71%

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

Average for astronomers:38%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags98%
@mpoessel90%
@luigifoschini86%
@Astropartigirl84%
@kat_volk81%
@MarsMaven80%
@TodLauer79%
@markmccaughrean79%
@starstrickenSF79%
@LauraForczyk78%

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%
@marekkukula94%
@bernardfschutz93%
@DMontesG92%
@AlanStern90%
@JontiHorner90%
@chamkaurghag90%
@TamithaSkov85%
@KalteneggerLisa84%
@SpaceHolgar84%

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: 
@AdamFrank460%
@MonicaGrady54%
@xbarcons40%
@Luke_Drury39%
@carolynporco38%
@Meg_Urry34%
@DrStuClark34%
@Mario_Livio33%
@StargazerFred30%
@raminskibba29%