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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Jul-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:27%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@shasta721100%
@ImpeyChris100%
@AstroBioProf95%
@DavidBrin88%
@Jim_Bell83%
@SethShostak82%
@StellarPlanet74%
@drfranksummers72%
@halocme70%
@whymommy70%

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

Average for astronomers:33%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags98%
@PlanetaryKeri84%
@mpoessel84%
@DrPhiltill83%
@brianwolven81%
@AstroKatie78%
@andrewrushby78%
@plutokiller76%
@Cosmic_Horizons76%
@InvaderXan76%

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%
@marekkukula94%
@davecl4287%
@DMontesG86%
@CelineBoehm185%
@SpaceHolgar84%
@EricMamajek84%
@J_MartinezFrias82%
@hubbahubble81%
@partialobs81%

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%
@carolynporco46%
@MonicaGrady44%
@michael_w_busch38%
@Mario_Livio36%
@acooray35%
@Meg_Urry33%
@astroboy_moreno32%
@RisaWechsler31%
@aallan28%