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Astrophysicists’ Conversational Connections on Twitter

Figure 2

Number of people contacted and the number of conversations had by the 32 astrophysicists.

Figure 2 shows the number of conversations the studied astrophysicists had with other usernames and the number of unique usernames they mentioned. Overall there is a strong correlation between the number of users mentioned and the number of conversations, some astrophysicists have more conversations with fewer Twitter users while others have their conversations with a much wider audience.

Figure 2