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Tweeting Tendencies of Astronomers on Twitter

Updated: 2020-Apr-05 13:30 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:22%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@DrBrianMay100%
@shasta72199%
@ImpeyChris98%
@AstroBioProf93%
@DavidBrin83%
@SethShostak82%
@iceman_90South76%
@JRichardGott74%
@KirkDBorne72%
@whymommy70%

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

Average for astronomers:38%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@astronomTurk92%
@ashpags90%
@tomkerss88%
@astronomerslc2583%
@davidwhogg80%
@markmccaughrean80%
@TodLauer79%
@astrophysics78%
@AstroMikeMerri78%
@AstroKatie78%

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: 
@EstelleDeau97%
@marekkukula94%
@nhuntwalker87%
@hubbahubble87%
@bernardfschutz86%
@AlanStern86%
@iamstarnord84%
@jtedds84%
@partialobs82%
@chamkaurghag82%

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%
@xbarcons48%
@MonicaGrady47%
@astroduff38%
@Luke_Drury36%
@Meg_Urry35%
@RisaWechsler34%
@carolynporco32%
@astroholbrook30%
@rdrimmel30%