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Newbury Astronomy was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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223 votes in science
20 votes in astronomy
5 votes in worlddomination
1 vote in cosmowatch
1 vote in egocentric
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Newbury Astronomy  (NewburyAS on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Philip Stobbart
Philip Stobbart I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because they brought active astronomy to thousands through twitter
Jim Porter
Jim Porter I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because... of the great info provided
Robin
Robin I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because...they are out of this world and are helpful,freindly and
paul johnson
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Sekhmara
Sekhmara I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because their enthusiasm for astronomy is amazing & inspiring!
Ronnie
Ronnie I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because they remind me that I'm not alone when I'm out stargazing
Steve
Steve I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because...they let people get involved in realtime
Steven Douglas
Steven Douglas I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because... they endure the elements (and hangovers) for astronomy.
Disco_Pete
Disco_Pete I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because...of their enthusiastic work promoting astronomy.
Dr Chris Welch
Dr Chris Welch I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because it shows how to use Twitter to tell people about astronomy
Pandora
Pandora I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because...they get people to look up...
Adrian West
Adrian West I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because they get people to look up!
Digital Waterfalls
Digital Waterfalls I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because they've encouraged me to take up Astronomy
don phillips
don phillips I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because...I admire their enthusiasm
Lori Lynn Anderson
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Flee Bee
Flee Bee I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because, because, because - of the wonderful things they does
Craig Jones
Craig Jones I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science
Heather Smalldon
Heather Smalldon I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because they inspire from a garden shed and #Meteorwatch
IOW Star Party
IOW Star Party I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because... they brought shooting stars to the IOW
Richard Hulin
Richard Hulin I vote for @NewburyAS for a Shorty Award in #science because I'm from Newbury and take a passing interest in astronomy.
The Shorty Interview
with Newbury Astronomy
What's your best tweet?
Meteorwatch Has Begun!
What are six things you could never do without?
Oxygen, Twitter, My laptop, a clear sky, followers, fun
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Information giving and gathering
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetdeck It does everything we want
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Dirty Science and CarryonTweeting
What feature should Twitter add?
Online status?
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Sir Patrick Moore
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Astronomy, Science and Space
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Not sure?
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Only spammers ages ago, I let Twitter do it now
Why should we vote for you?
We work very hard at spreading the word of science and astronomy to as many people in the world as possible, whoever they are, keeping it fun
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Astronomy, Science, Space, Meteors, @NewburyAS :)
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
@Astroengine - Dr Ian O'neil and Space tweeps
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#Meteorwatch although over 30000 people have used it
How do you make your tweets unique?
Make them fun and factual. They are for everyone and easy to follow
What inspires you to tweet?
Spreading the word about science and astronomy to ordinary people and being part of a wider community where everyone is equal. Look Up!
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Sometimes :) Twitter is a big part of what we do now
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Just tweet follow and get followed, be yourself and have fun. You will pick it all up in no time
How long can you go without a tweet?
1Day
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What can Twitter do for the World
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@Astroengine @DiscoverySpace The tweets are fun but still interesting and informative
Why'd you start tweeting?
It was an experiment one evening, to tweet astronomy. It went crazy so we carried on and it got better and better
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes!!! It has brought my favourite interests out to the world and the world is sharing.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Share more and not be elitist (have I spelled that right?) Join in and enjoy
How will the world change in 2010?
Science and astronomy will be more popular thanks to things like Twitter
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
API usage
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Warmer and busier, with better internet