Category Archives: ANS

Is There an Asteroid With Your Name On It?

Asteroids come in various shapes and sizes and are believed to be the left-over remains from the dawn of our solar system.  Astronomers have found, named or numbered thousands of these space rocks, most of which are observed circling the sun between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars.   Is There an Asteroid With Your […]

A New Explanation for How Astrology Works

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 known mechanism in physics to explain planetary influence at astronomical distances. […]

Responding to Astrology’s Critics

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 validate astrology in our society, to gain respect for our work.   Responding to […]

A Philosophical View of Astrology

When we make an appointment to meet someone, we are orientating ourselves within concepts of time and space that have pre-existed us by thousands of years. The very ‘every-day-ness’ of such moments, as philosophers such as Heidegger and Wittgenstein have described, hold unconsidered origins. We tend to be unaware of the history that underpins our […]