Astrology
Astrology consists of several pseudoscientific systems of divination based on the premise that there is a relationship between astronomical phenomena and events in the human world. Many cultures have ...
Astrology - Wikipedia
When to watch the closest supermoon
The moon hasn't been this close since 1948 and won't be again until 2034. West of the International Date Line, watch November 14. In the Americas, watch tonight
Gemini (astrology)
To spot a Gemini, watch for someone who masters duality, multi-tasking and communicating in different languages. Beware the two faces of a Gemini with tips f...
Was Antikythera Mechanism A 2,100-Year-Old Computer?
An ancient device thought to predict astronomical events may have been a computer built 21 centuries ago. Why did ancient Greeks build this machine?
4977 BC Universe Is Created, According To Kepler - April 27
On this day in 4977 B.C., the universe is created, according to German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler, considered a founder of modern science. Kepler is best known for his theories expla...
Ancient Peruvian Mystery Solved From Space
A view from space finally sheds light on bizarre structures created by an ancient civilization.
Solar Eclipse Reveals Massive Planetary Body Heading Towards Earth
Images captured immediately before and during the umbra phase of the total solar eclipse on March 9, 2016 reveals a series ofl planetary objects ..
First Day of Spring Marked With Sun Daggers, Light Snakes
Across the Americas, ancient cultures marked the equinox in stunning ways—some of which are still alive and thriving.
The Surprising History Behind Leap Year
The ancient Egyptians did it, and so do we. Here's how a leap day—which occurs Februrary 29—helps keep our calendars and societies in sync. For centuries, trying to sync calendars with the length of t...
Phase Of The Moon Affects Amount Of Rainfall
New University of Washington research to be published in Geophysical Research Letters shows that the lunar forces affect the amount of rain - though very slightly. "As far as I know, this is the first...
The Growing Evidence for Astrological Influence… A Research Revolution
Big Data has been very good to Astrology. A growing body of research across a range of disciplines encourages at least the begrudging acknowledgement that living systems do indeed evolve in response ...
Photographic Plates of the Stars, Taken by Edwin Hubble, George Ellery Hale, Walter Baade, and More
On a clear Christmas morning atop Mount Wilson, before the first tentacles of dawn struck the Los Angeles sprawl 5,700 feet below,…
BBC Travel - Were these remote, wild islands the centre of everything?
Orkney’s number of Stone Age sites implies that the remote Scottish islands once may have been at the centre of it all. But why? An exciting new discovery could hold the clues.
Video: Astronomers Share First Images Of New Planet In Formation
Australian and US scientists capture imagery of the accumulation of dust and gas particles onto a new planet, which is the process of formation Astronomers have taken the first images of a planet stil...
Heads Up! There’s A Supermoon Tonight
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The moon will look bigger, brighter and fuller Saturday night. That’s because it’s a supermoon. Scientists call it a perigee full moon, when the moon’s orbit is at its closest...
History of astrology
Astrological beliefs in correspondences between celestial observations and terrestrial events have influenced various aspects of human history, including world-views, language and many elements of soc...
History of astrology - Wikipedia
Astrology and astronomy
Astrology and astronomy were archaically treated together (Latin: astrologia), and were only gradually separated in Western 17th century philosophy (the "Age of Reason") with the rejection of astr...
Astrology and astronomy - Wikipedia
Horoscope
A horoscope is an astrological chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person...
Astrological sign
In Western astrology, astrological signs are the twelve 30º sectors of the ecliptic, starting at the vernal equinox (one of the intersections of the ecliptic with the celestial equator), also known as...
Astrological compatibility
Astrological compatibility (synastry) is the branch of astrology that studies relationships by comparing natal horoscopes. A natal horoscope is a chart or map of the angles of the planets in the Sola...
Chinese astrology
Chinese astrology is based on the traditional astronomy and calendars. The development of Chinese astrology is tied to that of astronomy, which came to flourish during the Han Dynasty (2nd century BC...
Chinese zodiac
The Shēngxiào literally "birth likeness", is also known in English as the Chinese zodiac. Zodiac derives from the similar concept in western astrology and means "circle of animals". It is a scheme and...
Chinese zodiac - Wikipedia
Babylonian astrology
In Babylon as well as in Assyria as a direct offshoot of Babylonian culture, astrology takes its place as one of the two chief means at the disposal of the priests (who were called bare or "inspectors...
Babylonian astrology - Wikipedia
Egyptian astrology
Egyptian astrology may refer to:
Hellenistic astrology
Hellenistic astrology is a tradition of horoscopic astrology that was developed and practiced in the late Hellenistic period in and around the Mediterranean region, especially in Egypt. The texts and ...
Hellenistic astrology - Wikipedia
Hindu astrology
Jyotisha (or Jyotish from Sanskrit jyotiṣa, from jyótis- "light, heavenly body") is the traditional Hindu system of astronomy and astrology. It is also known as Hindu astrology, Indian astrology, and ...
Islamic astrology
The medieval Arabs took a keen interest in the study of heavens: partly because they considered the celestial bodies to be divine, partly because the dwellers of desert-regions often travelled at nigh...