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Physicists' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2019-May-24 14:25 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Physicists on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Links in tweets originated by physicists in the past 14 days, ordered by retweets-per-follower averaged over each tweet of the link. Below, each link is presented in the context of the particular tweet with the highest retweets per follower.

1. One retweet per 50 followers (average):

Up to 40% of PhD students suffer or risk suffering mental illnesses. The hunger-games-like competition model of academia is an important reason for this. Being well informed before joining a group or lab for the PhD can make huge difference @LabVisor_site https://t.co/0mveqvqV98

— Juan Rojo (@JuanRojoC) May 20, 2019

2. One retweet per 72 followers (average):

Today is Dorothy Hodgkin's birthday, born in 1910. Still the only British woman to win a science Nobel Prize. I wrote this piece some years ago to celebrate her life https://t.co/ZGmplvgfvx

— Athene Donald (@AtheneDonald) May 12, 2019

3. One retweet per 73 followers (average):

Our last work w @MassimoSt & @cristoforetti just published! https://t.co/dnx2Bb3O5L
Analysis of online activities reveals the existence of "augmented humans", human-bot interactions & an unsupervised way to identify political parties & alliances... pic.twitter.com/Lv4RjAfr8A

— Manlio De Domenico (@manlius84) May 19, 2019

4. One retweet per 74 followers (average):

Today, we have a new, modern definition of the kilogram, and a few other spiffed up units to boot. But maintaining a system of units is an unending task: Soon we might need to redefine seconds. https://t.co/qMkggx7fB6

— Emily Conover (@emcconover) May 20, 2019

5. One retweet per 95 followers (average):

Can we better understand disease-disease interactions while accounting for multiplex information? In our latest work https://t.co/R5b16HX9XY w/ Sharma Lab @harvardmed & @_AlexArenas we integrate genetic & phenotypic information into a multiplex model of human diseases 1/3 pic.twitter.com/28JTpgOfgF

— Manlio De Domenico (@manlius84) May 10, 2019

6. One retweet per 97 followers (average):

Salió hace unos días en papel, pero hoy está en la web: @RebecaGimeno escribe en @elpais_retina sobre nuestro proyecto @IBSEN_H2020 https://t.co/qaw6BZt1RM Un buen resumen de lo que hicimos en el proyecto y de lo que seguimos haciendo: apúntate en https://t.co/0GVKnAi8IZ

— Anxo Sánchez (@anxosan) May 19, 2019

7. One retweet per 97 followers (average):

Salió hace unos días en papel, pero hoy está en la web: @RebecaGimeno escribe en @elpais_retina sobre nuestro proyecto @IBSEN_H2020 https://t.co/qaw6BZt1RM Un buen resumen de lo que hicimos en el proyecto y de lo que seguimos haciendo: apúntate en https://t.co/0GVKnAi8IZ

— Anxo Sánchez (@anxosan) May 19, 2019

8. One retweet per 100 followers (average):

“Low-income kindergartners with high test scores are less likely to become well-off young adults than their higher income-peers with low test scores” https://t.co/xeUDLpPXY5

— Prof. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein 🙅🏽‍♀️ 🇧🇧🌈 (@IBJIYONGI) May 22, 2019

9. One retweet per 109 followers (average):

Happy mother’s day to the most beautiful planet in the Universe!

(Find more at https://t.co/TL9zh3AZqk) pic.twitter.com/IwoHgA9Vhq

— Kate Marvel (@DrKateMarvel) May 12, 2019

10. One retweet per 116 followers (average):

“The climate’s changed before” doesn’t mean humans aren’t responsible for observed changes. This is like telling a detective on the hunt for a serial killer that “people die of natural causes”https://t.co/kXHGPBMoVF

— Kate Marvel (@DrKateMarvel) May 15, 2019

11. One retweet per 124 followers (average):

If Nuclear Energy Is Replaced By Natural Gas, Say Goodbye To Climate Goals https://t.co/r9jZvSXoz4

— Jeff Terry (@nuclear94) May 11, 2019

12. One retweet per 129 followers (average):

‘The Higgs boson is still mysterious and understanding its behaviour is a must’https://t.co/ATxW3g9xBJ

— Tristan du Pree (@Tristan_duPree) May 16, 2019

13. One retweet per 130 followers (average):

I have a new paper out in @SciReports showing that behavior of networked groups of people with conflicting preferences can be predicted with a computational model, the less random the network the better the prediction https://t.co/MwN698whiv with J Broere, @VBuskens and H Stoof

— Anxo Sánchez (@anxosan) May 16, 2019

14. One retweet per 134 followers (average):

The last time CO2 levels were this high, humans didn’t exist and sea levels were up to 75 feet higherhttps://t.co/TeZNWx62OM

— Kate Marvel (@DrKateMarvel) May 15, 2019

15. One retweet per 135 followers (average):

Encourage Brits overseas to try for an emergency proxy - till 5pm UK time - some places are offering them for exactly this scenario. https://t.co/xsCi50qdzM#euelections2019

— Jude Dineley (@judedineley) May 23, 2019

16. One retweet per 144 followers (average):

What we've been up to this year: launching @SEISMIC_project, bringing together 10 big public R1s to examine equity & inclusion in intro STEM courses, observe & experiment w/impact of design choices, & press for sustained reform. https://t.co/gjvatjC5Ag

— Tim McKay (@TimMcKayUM) May 16, 2019

17. One retweet per 148 followers (average):

Morning, if you are looking for stuff with dark matter detectors, we've just found something else for you to look out for... https://t.co/lxqf7IUHlV

— Malcolm Fairbairn #peoplesvote (@malcfairbairn) May 16, 2019

18. One retweet per 155 followers (average):

UK voters: Emergency proxies are possible till 5pm UK time if you can’t get to a polling station - or (maybe) if your electoral office didn’t get postal vote papers to you in time. https://t.co/wne9EodKsR #euelections2019

— Jude Dineley (@judedineley) May 23, 2019

19. One retweet per 165 followers (average):

Could quantum mechanics explain the existence of space-time? Theoretical physicists find hints that entanglement explains Einstein’s equations for gravity. https://t.co/b6Dm13zFza

— Erik Verlinde (@erikverlinde) May 19, 2019

20. One retweet per 166 followers (average):

The International Day of Light is all about promoting light and its applications worldwide. Check out all the fantastic events that are planned at: https://t.co/apFuWGHC1E @UNESCO @ictpnews @OpticalSociety @SPIEtweets pic.twitter.com/Xp7C1sWxHb

— John Dudley (@johnmdudley) May 15, 2019