Foreseeing the Future: Evangeline Adams and Astrology in America

Evangeline Adams is a towering figure in American astrology. She was arguably the most famous American astrologer in the early part of the 20th century, with an impressive clientele, a radio show, and several books to her name. Her presentation of astrology in a court case against her – she impressed the judge – helped … Continue reading Foreseeing the Future: Evangeline Adams and Astrology in America

Responding to Astrology’s Critics

Some thoughts on determinism, human agency, and the plurality of astrological interpretations     Astrologers often face the criticism that our work is imprecise and not scientifically valid or verifiable.  Skeptics remain unconvinced of astrology’s viability as a form of knowledge about human experience.  This raises a challenge for those of us who seek to … Continue reading Responding to Astrology’s Critics

Successful Astrology Study Replicated

Sophisticated computer software programs with the potential to guide individuals towards more harmonious romantic relationships and marriages may not be as far into the future as it seems.     “The good news is there is solid scientific evidence supporting claims about celestial patterns astrologers have traditionally linked with romantic liaisons,” says Australian research astrologer Paul … Continue reading Successful Astrology Study Replicated

Brother Pluto, Sister Eris: Aspects Between the Dwarf Planets Through 800 Years of History

Mundane astrology is the branch of the field that focuses on world events. The term is derived from the Latin mundo, meaning “world”, and it’s probably a rather unfortunate term – after all, how excited can you get over something that calls itself “mundane”? Yet following the correlations between celestial cycles and worldly events in … Continue reading Brother Pluto, Sister Eris: Aspects Between the Dwarf Planets Through 800 Years of History

Tracing Astrology’s Ancient Roots

Researchers demonstrate that ancient stargazers had sophisticated knowledge of astronomy Historians generally agree that astrology’s ancient roots date back at least 4,000 years to ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, but accumulating evidence suggests that mankind’s fascination with the night sky goes back much farther than that.  A new study described in the EarthSky.org news magazine reports … Continue reading Tracing Astrology’s Ancient Roots

A New Explanation for How Astrology Works

Dark Matter Gravitationally Focused by the Planets May Be Illusive ‘Mechanism’ Here’s something iconic astronomer Carl Sagan never considered. Massive amounts of mysterious dark matter gravitationally focused by the planets may be the illusive “mechanism” that explains how astrology works in the natural world. Critics argue that astrology can’t be real because there is no … Continue reading A New Explanation for How Astrology Works