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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Sep-22 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:26%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@shasta721100%
@ImpeyChris100%
@AstroBioProf94%
@DavidBrin87%
@Jim_Bell80%
@SethShostak80%
@astrosadie75%
@drfranksummers73%
@StellarPlanet72%
@whymommy70%

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

Average for astronomers:33%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags97%
@markmccaughrean82%
@AstroKatie80%
@AmyMainzer78%
@AstroMikeMerri76%
@PlanetaryKeri76%
@AscendingNode74%
@plutokiller74%
@MarsMaven74%
@astrophysics74%

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

Average for astronomers:31%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@EstelleDeau98%
@marekkukula94%
@Josep_Trigo89%
@SpaceHolgar87%
@AlanStern85%
@CelineBoehm185%
@maxisi83%
@Dr_CMingarelli77%
@hubbahubble77%
@davecl4276%

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: 
@AdamFrank462%
@carolynporco46%
@Mario_Livio40%
@MonicaGrady39%
@raminskibba35%
@aallan34%
@RisaWechsler34%
@michael_w_busch34%
@Meg_Urry32%
@TimMcKayUM30%