Evidence for a Distant Giant Planet in the Solar System

Overview of attention for article published in The Astronomical Journal, February 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 3,247)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
379 news outlets
blogs
61 blogs
twitter
1059 tweeters
peer_reviews
1 peer review site
facebook
92 Facebook pages
wikipedia
6 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
157 Google+ users
reddit
7 Redditors
video
1 video uploader

Readers on

mendeley
236 Mendeley
citeulike
4 CiteULike
Title
Evidence for a Distant Giant Planet in the Solar System
Published in
The Astronomical Journal, February 2016
DOI 10.3847/0004-6256/151/2/22
Authors

Konstantin Batygin, Michael E. Brown, Batygin, Konstantin

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 7 3%
United Kingdom 4 2%
Spain 3 1%
Brazil 3 1%
Germany 2 <1%
Italy 2 <1%
Mexico 2 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
France 2 <1%
Other 18 8%
Unknown 191 81%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 78 33%
Researcher 59 25%
Student > Master 29 12%
Student > Bachelor 25 11%
Other 12 5%
Other 33 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Physics and Astronomy 160 68%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 21 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 6%
Engineering 13 6%
Computer Science 11 5%
Other 18 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4440. 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 19 April 2017.
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#23
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#1
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#2
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Outputs of similar age from The Astronomical Journal
#1
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