Astronomers' Recent Top Tweets

Updated: 2018-Mar-24 11:44 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Astronomers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Astronomers' tweets from past 7 days most retweeted per follower:

1. One retweet per 7 followers:

Rediscovered this gif I made a few years ago that demonstrates parallax... its so mesmerizing...

weeeeeeee pic.twitter.com/BXfkMz2p32

— James Davenport (@jradavenport) March 20, 2018

2. One retweet per 7 followers:

Luna, Venus y Mercurio en el atardecer de Madrid by Jaime Izquierdo @unicomplutense @AAM_OFICIAL @PlanetarioMad @stars4all_eu pic.twitter.com/KtGgW4N4CV

— Jaime Zamorano (@cefalopodo) March 18, 2018

3. One retweet per 11 followers:

To my irritation, I'm hearing a lot of misrepresentation of imposter phenomenon (widely known as imposter syndrome) so I'm gonna break this down for y'all (a thread)

— (((Dr. Nicole))) (@jazztronomy) March 20, 2018

4. One retweet per 11 followers:

A journey of astronomical discovery in two acts. pic.twitter.com/kO0Qn7Uxqz

— Bryan Gaensler (@SciBry) March 20, 2018

5. One retweet per 15 followers:

This article is going to get widely circulated today and few people are going to talk about how Black women’s data is reported poorly. Like Black women who don’t have an income in the long term are simply not counted. https://t.co/TF1WMVKwSo

— Dr. Chanda Shuri Prescod-Weinstein🙅🏽‍♀️ 🇧🇧 (@IBJIYONGI) March 19, 2018

6. One retweet per 28 followers:

All the errors. SO much error. ERRORED SO MUCH EVERYTHING IS JUST ERRORS NOW. pic.twitter.com/cAV0p64Fjf

— Emily Levesque (@emsque) March 20, 2018

7. One retweet per 39 followers:

In the stairwell of the (soon to be abandoned) theoretical physics building at Oxford. pic.twitter.com/c9V8Kp2Vp7

— Pedro G Ferreira (@PedroTGFerreira) March 19, 2018

8. One retweet per 42 followers:

We Smithsonian employees were offered a private, curator-led tour of the Obama portraits. Event hit capacity within one minute of the email going out.

Apparently the @MichelleObama portrait is drawing the longest lines for any exhibit in Smithsonian history. pic.twitter.com/dz9OT01QRU

— Grant Tremblay (@astrogrant) March 21, 2018

9. One retweet per 45 followers:

Linda Spilker—new gravity science results from Cassini’s grand finale! Saturn’s winds are deep, and the rings are young. #LPSC2018 pic.twitter.com/GbGDesYMXn

— James Tuttle Keane (@jtuttlekeane) March 19, 2018

10. One retweet per 47 followers:

The longest channels in the solar system are on Venus. But there's no water - are they from exotic lavas? Sulfur, carbonitite, komatiite... Tracy Gregg #LPI50 pic.twitter.com/mpjO9XmMLC

— Jani Radebaugh (@radjanirad) March 17, 2018

11. One retweet per 47 followers:

Thank you to Congress for strong support of science in the FY2018 budget! Increases NASA science by 7.9%, restores Earth science missions and fully funds WFIRST. Congress "rejects the cancellation of scientific priorities recommended by the NAS decadal survey process."

— David Spergel (@DavidSpergel) March 22, 2018

12. One retweet per 52 followers:

Full-text mentions of "python", "astropy", "idl", "matlab" in the astronomical literature vs. time (not sure why there's a discontinuity for all at 2009–2010...). Source: @adsabs API via @astrowizicist's https://t.co/Xyri3HOVxb pic.twitter.com/5Bgbw6w2kX

— Adrian Price-Whelan (@adrianprw) March 20, 2018

13. One retweet per 57 followers:

I have free @audibleuk and @audible_com audiobooks of #CatchingStardust to giveaway! Retweet for your chance to win and I’ll pick the winners at random on March 28th #freebooks #popularsciencebooks #spacescience @sigmascience pic.twitter.com/0MeDAr0uYL

— Natalie Starkey (@StarkeyStardust) March 21, 2018

14. One retweet per 62 followers:

The Imposter cycle:
1. feelings of incompetence --> avoidance --> anxiety + rush job --> believing success can only be accomplished thru tormented process
2. feelings of incompetence --> overwork/overprepare --> believing success can only be accomplished thru tormented process

— (((Dr. Nicole))) (@jazztronomy) March 20, 2018

15. One retweet per 64 followers:

All well in the NASA astro land. WFIRST gets $150M in FY18 appropriations and a call to go to a Class A mission. And Principle -> Principal corrected by hand on a document House will vote. SOFIA for 20 years! pic.twitter.com/3GJQYEmaoM

— A R Cooray (@acooray) March 22, 2018

16. One retweet per 66 followers:

Parallel #quantum universes came out of a drunken late-night debate among physicists, because of *course* they did. Check out my article about the birth of many-worlds over at @SciAm! #WhatIsReal https://t.co/p5Pzf5ZZg4

— Adam Becker (@FreelanceAstro) March 21, 2018

17. One retweet per 67 followers:

Austin Police: "This was a very challenged young man talking about challenges in his young life".

Sacramento Police: "LOOK OUT HE HAS A CELL PHONE."

— Robert Rutledge (@rerutled) March 22, 2018

18. One retweet per 67 followers:

The answer to why giant planets rotate significantly below breakup is summarized in this beautiful sketch (Fig. 2 of the paper, courtesy of the one and only @jtuttlekeane). The full story will be up on the arXiv tonight. pic.twitter.com/ekEGno5jYm

— Konstantin Batygin (@kbatygin) March 20, 2018

19. One retweet per 80 followers:

Great to hear from @MomsDemand & @Bradybuzz folks right here in Irvine at @DemsofIrvine about what action is going on right now for common sense gun policy and legislation in California and in Congress. #NeverAgain #GunReform #MarchForOurLives #AssaultWeaponsBan #CA45 pic.twitter.com/HbwPtqzRFL

— Kevork N. Abazajian (@kevaba) March 18, 2018

20. One retweet per 85 followers:

Xiaochen Mao—Ceres’s rotational bulge suggests it once had a spin period of 8.5 hours. Impacts have the potential to slow it down to its present 9 hours. #LPSC2018 pic.twitter.com/pykZtpYwaZ

— James Tuttle Keane (@jtuttlekeane) March 21, 2018