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Searching the Internet for evidence of time travelers

Overview of attention for article published in arXiv, December 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#10 of 576,590)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
31 news outlets
blogs
25 blogs
twitter
2269 tweeters
facebook
276 Facebook pages
googleplus
66 Google+ users
reddit
17 Redditors
video
1 video uploader

Readers on

mendeley
92 Mendeley
Title
Searching the Internet for evidence of time travelers
Published in
arXiv, December 2013
Authors

Robert J. Nemiroff, Teresa Wilson

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 3%
France 3 3%
Japan 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Sweden 1 1%
Czechia 1 1%
Belgium 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Greece 1 1%
Other 5 5%
Unknown 72 78%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 23 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 23%
Other 12 13%
Student > Master 9 10%
Student > Bachelor 6 7%
Other 17 18%
Unknown 4 4%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Physics and Astronomy 21 23%
Computer Science 18 20%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 12%
Social Sciences 5 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 4%
Other 29 32%
Unknown 4 4%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2448. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 May 2020.
All research outputs
#848
of 15,129,195 outputs
Outputs from arXiv
#10
of 576,590 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10
of 262,566 outputs
Outputs of similar age from arXiv
#1
of 10,236 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,129,195 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 576,590 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 3.9. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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