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Professional Science Writers' Recent Top Tweets

Updated: 2022-Sep-28 14:19 UTC. Entries: 20. Based on tweets of Professional Science Writers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Professional Science Writers' tweets from past 7 days most retweeted per follower:

1. One retweet per 4 followers:

Recall of Parliament.

Vote of No Confidence.

General Election.

Retweet if you want this to happen.


— Marcus Chown (@marcuschown) September 27, 2022

2. One retweet per 10 followers:

.@bbcr4today suggesting that an insurance-based health system might be better for UK.

Failed to point out that, in 2010, before the Tories started underfunding and privatising our NHS, it was ranked the fairest, most cost-effective and efficient healthcare system in the world. pic.twitter.com/DU4WkWOSwq

— Marcus Chown (@marcuschown) September 21, 2022

3. One retweet per 15 followers:

Researchers traced a highly mutated SARS-CoV-2 lineage from a public sewer system to a small office building.

Their extraordinary, dogged detective work could help us understand how variants like Omicron emerge.

My latest for @Naturehttps://t.co/7EvPyw2F0a

— Ewen Callaway (@ewencallaway) September 26, 2022

4. One retweet per 22 followers:

I has been three years and men are still mad about my interview with the world's leading lion researcher who said female lions run the pride. pic.twitter.com/ON3PMPz4Qp

— Erin Biba (@erinbiba) September 27, 2022

5. One retweet per 31 followers:

JHUAPL say that the #DARTMission image below shows a region 31m wide. By my calculation that would be an image scale of roughly 3cm/pixel. I've dropped a small, blue figure into the frame to show how big a 160cm tall human would be in this scene.

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL pic.twitter.com/dwXsFnEUMo

— Will Gater (@willgater) September 27, 2022

6. One retweet per 35 followers:

I managed to screen capture the last ~5 minutes of the DRACO camera live stream. Here's a sped up animation of what #DARTMission saw as it approached and impacted Dimorphos. pic.twitter.com/JpNrlNUmaH

— Will Gater (@willgater) September 26, 2022

7. One retweet per 36 followers:

CLIMATE JOBS. We're building the climate and health team at @wellcometrust. Who wants to join the team? You do (or maybe someone you know?). Will post links in next two tweets. Deadlines are 20th Oct, so be quick. Would be grateful for shares to help get the word out.

— Alice Bell (@alicebell) September 24, 2022

8. One retweet per 49 followers:

This is the kind of content I’m on the internet for. pic.twitter.com/bgk6bCtXSl

— Ash Jogalekar (@curiouswavefn) September 23, 2022

9. One retweet per 51 followers:

It's hard to overstate the scenario in Atlantic Canada with #Fiona. Multiple models in multiple runs now predict Fiona could set a national record low for sea-level pressure at landfall. See attached example, from the 12Z HWRF, showing 927 mb *after* crossing Nova Scotia. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/A7PJfx0nC3

— Bob Henson (@bhensonweather) September 21, 2022

10. One retweet per 54 followers:

RIP Teacup Rock, Prince Edward Island. :( #Fiona #HurricaneFiona https://t.co/nLxL2j83Qh

— Dan Falk (@danfalk) September 26, 2022

11. One retweet per 64 followers:

Bad News: NASA is rolling back the SLS ahead of Hurricane Ian, further delaying Artemis I
Good News: NASA will let out its frustrations by slamming into an asteroid tonight

— Loren Grush (@lorengrush) September 26, 2022

12. One retweet per 67 followers:

Affidavits: 2 more pregnant minors who were raped were denied Ohio abortions https://t.co/0XI1DHIEiX

— Jennifer Ouellette (@JenLucPiquant) September 27, 2022

13. One retweet per 69 followers:

IMPACT pic.twitter.com/NVYicToog0

— Dave Levitan (@davelevitan) September 26, 2022

14. One retweet per 74 followers:

We could have mandated improved ventilation... we just didn't

— Kendra "Gloom is My Beat" Pierre-Louis (@KendraWrites) September 25, 2022

15. One retweet per 74 followers:

NYC's covid positivity rate is close to 10 percent and I feel like I'm the only person acting like it is

— Kendra "Gloom is My Beat" Pierre-Louis (@KendraWrites) September 24, 2022

16. One retweet per 78 followers:

A political party that targets libraries and librarians should be condemned and shunned by every American. https://t.co/L5Uchs91hT

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) September 23, 2022

17. One retweet per 78 followers:

Whoa. The JWST took a look at Neptune and it's pretty magical... https://t.co/3YfIXWbK01 pic.twitter.com/Stj1ZXrJ8k

— Miriam Kramer (@mirikramer) September 21, 2022

18. One retweet per 89 followers:

Theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Chen Ning Yang turns 100 today! With Tsung-Dao Lee, he made the seminal discovery of parity violation in weak interactions and also came up with Yang-Mills theory which is at the core of electroweak unification. pic.twitter.com/wy7jjLRuef

— Ash Jogalekar (@curiouswavefn) September 22, 2022

19. One retweet per 89 followers:

Another climate/covid overlap is people are growing accustomed to a fucked up baseline. We've normalized mass death and mass infection in the US. What used to shock has become another day. Similarly, as anamolous weather has become the norm we remark on it less

— Kendra "Gloom is My Beat" Pierre-Louis (@KendraWrites) September 25, 2022

20. One retweet per 93 followers:

First @LICIACube images of the #DARTMission impact are out. pic.twitter.com/Bumg2KPYt6

— Alexandra Witze (@alexwitze) September 27, 2022