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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2020-Jan-26 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:22%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@DrBrianMay100%
@shasta721100%
@ImpeyChris99%
@AstroBioProf96%
@DavidBrin84%
@SethShostak81%
@iceman_90South76%
@JRichardGott73%
@whymommy71%
@TheAstronomist70%

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

Average for astronomers:39%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@ashpags96%
@TodLauer87%
@bmac_astro87%
@DrPhiltill86%
@markmccaughrean86%
@kat_volk83%
@luigifoschini83%
@PlanetaryKeri82%
@MarsMaven82%
@drbecky_79%

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: 
@DMontesG98%
@EstelleDeau97%
@marekkukula94%
@partialobs92%
@bernardfschutz90%
@jtedds88%
@chamkaurghag86%
@AlanStern84%
@specolations83%
@kevaba79%

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: 
@AdamFrank472%
@MonicaGrady50%
@xbarcons42%
@carolynporco38%
@acooray36%
@Meg_Urry35%
@Luke_Drury33%
@astroduff33%
@Mario_Livio30%
@aallan30%