Nick Howes was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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Matt Kirkham
Matt Kirkham I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because...His good links
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krisevans I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because...He never moans when I pester him :)
Tredy
Tredy I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he likes to go after minor bodies of our Solar System
Sietske van Vugt
Sietske van Vugt I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because... he is inspiring people to look up to the stars!
Tom Watts
Tom Watts I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because... He tweets some inspiring astro pictures.
Paul S
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Paul Carolan
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Lori Lynn Anderson
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Maggie Marr
Maggie Marr I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because...he is always ready to help+encourage new stargazers
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Della
Della I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because I've seen his astrophotos and they are inspirational
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Lucie Green
Lucie Green I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because of his endless enthusiasm & broad range of interests.
Toni Newell
Toni Newell I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because i love his astropics and everything else he does! :)
Julian Hill
Julian Hill I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because...As a new amateur astronomer with his first telescop
Digital Waterfalls
Digital Waterfalls I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because his astronomy tweets are inspiring and informative!
Dave Woodford
Dave Woodford I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because... noone on twitter is better at astro equipment
Adam Rapley
Adam Rapley I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he generally awesome with astronomy! :D
Leela Sutton
Leela Sutton I nominate @NickAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because... He makes people like me take an interest!
The Shorty Interview
with Nick Howes
What's your best tweet?
The co discovery of comet C/2007 Q3 breaking up in 2010
What are six things you could never do without?
my kids, my kids, my kids, my kids, my kids and a telescope
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To communicate astronomy
What's your favorite Twitter app?
TweetDeck
Twitter or Facebook?
Both, they work in uniquely different ways
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
David Hasselhoff
What feature should Twitter add?
>140 characters, say 200!
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Richard Feynman, a brilliant scientist and the greatest communicator who ever lived...dearly missed
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Beauty, wonder
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
@carolynporco a true ambassador for women in science, and a genius to boot!
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
No
Why should we vote for you?
My love of Astronomy has been since childhood, and now, all I want to do is pass on that to the next generation.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#astronomy #space #feynman
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
@cometexplorer the people at NASA who were kind enough to work with me on EPOXI related matters
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#wherehaveallthefeynmansgone
How do you make your tweets unique?
I just try to tell it how it is
What inspires you to tweet?
My love of the skies..
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
nope
140 characters of advice for a new user?
For anyone starting out in Astronomy, you don't need fancy kit, just look up on a dark clear night and enjoy the wonders
How long can you go without a tweet?
days if my kids are near
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Who would you like to see win this?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Just growing to encompass more of human kind
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@virtualastro someone who got the whole world to look up
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@radiovicky
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
It's for people who don't have friends
Why should people follow you?
I love astronomy, and will try to help and encourage it to all who wish to
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@profbriancox a man who really is one of a kind, passionate about science and a great communicator
How do you decide what to tweet?
It just comes to me..
Why'd you start tweeting?
To pass on my love of astronomy to people, simple as that really
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, through involvement in #bbcstargazing and @faulkestel I am able to pass on astronomy to many more people
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Tweet what they see in the sky, from the guy looking at meteors to the person controlling the Keck telescope
How will the world change in the next year?
We're going to struggle financially, but the heavens will remain, beautiful and awe inspiring
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
shooting off before thinking
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
hotter in parts, colder in others, and more tech savvy than ever