on the Sun (Science
Daily) – Do planetary tugs help drive the sunspot cycle? An
astrological speculation creeps into science...
Universe) – New archaeo-sky observatory discovery suggests
Poles may not
come from Slavic roots, but from Celtic...maybe that explains all those
Dem Bones, Dem
Bones (JSTOR) –
Ancient Chinese had a bone divination system that makes astrology look
A Solar Storm
Near You (UM)
– Coming soon, a local
forecast that will
tell you if your neighborhood is under bombardment, making folks crazy,
The Heart of Pluto
(Brown) – More astonishing
an undercover ocean with the makeup of the Dead Sea...
No Dark Matter?
(Case) – Could be imaginary, just
another set of fundamental natural laws...
(CFA Harvard) – Wondering if that
Earth-killing asteroid is waxing nigh, or simply flying by? Now
there’s a public place to keep tabs on all of them...
– Yet another study linking earthquakes to phase of the Moon...
The Moon Is Our Mantle
(WUSTL) – We are covered in Moon-stuff,
from the beginning...
– Well, here’s another mariner with a physical basis theory
solar EM interaction. We favor the
approach, but it could be
a little of both, as Johndro
Waiting for the
Spots (Huff Post)
– As this sunspot cycle declines, speculation about a general
the rhythm. Do we know what comes next, or not?...
(Indian Express) – In a
child-unfriendly world, listening to an astrologer can bring on lethal
the Numbers (Marie
Claire) – Here’s a whole company that uses astrology
personality subsets to relate the staff to each other...
– Lunar cycle linked to cattle births...
Stars for Youth
(Economic Times) – Startups are
adopting astrology services, surprisingly driven by the youth market,
older Subcontinentals as expected...
Bites The Dust (Latino
Fox) – The perils of the profession: famous Columbian-born
dead in apparent Cancun murder, while Brit starcaster Jonathan
seems to be tied to another kind of dust...
Family of Nine (ExtremeTech) – A
new-found outer planetoids point closer toward massive, unknown Number
The sound of the Sun, eight octaves deep...
Weather (Daily Mail)
– Well, a little bit, anyway, where it gets shady...but if you
butterfly effect, maybe that means everything...
Very, Very Dark
(Keck) – A whole galaxy that is 99.9%
“dark matter”...might we be looking at
it from the wrong temporal angle?...
Bomb Shakes Earth
(BBC) – Yes we do resonate, and finally
it’s getting measured...
Review) – Business cycles aren’t financial cycles and
they’re all different
across the ocean...astrological cycles may be simpler...
under Dark of Moon (Austin
Chronicle) – Well, someone has to do something to make
the Skies (LiveScience)
– They were better at doing that than we were, a long time ago...
– Can a Sunburst kill the “Cloud” in which our
increasing collective memory
It Ain’t Easy
(ANS) – Being an astrologer, but not
as hard as it used to be...it’s all about expectations...
Balmy Venus (Time) – The planet of love may once
have been much more like we choose to imagine her symbolically: lush,
Mail) – Another one, that morphed...
– Astrologer accused of murder gobbles gems in alleged suicide
Sun Storm (AGU)
– But for some hipper-than-usual scientists, 1967 solar storm
(LA Times) – Sunflowers naturally
track the sky, even at night...for those of us who have forgotten how,
Hard to Stamp
– That would be astrology and other related
“superstitions” on the
Subcontinent. Atheist legislator is having a hard time because there
too many to accurately enumerate and define...
Old and Cold
(New Scientist) – Or, too hot...our
planet has a limited lifespan during which life is supportable...
(Space.com) – That’s Jupiter’s Red
Spot, it’s cooking. And if astrology
about wave forms, here are two of them, in action...
(Daily Mail) – Turns out Mayan temples
didn’t just orient themselves to the stars, they also were
(Daily Mail) – New investigations of how
Vikings traced the Sun and navigated in the northern mists with our favorite
gemstone...which you can try for yourself...
(JPL) – Largest dwarf planet Ceres
(look it up in your charts) may be surreptitiously covering up its
planet on the move...
(Miami Herald) – Of the world, if Donald
Trump is elected, says veteran Latino astrologer Walter Mercado. The
Magic Twelve (Medscape) – The
attraction of astrology-like
concept of twelvefold
completion even leaks into chemotherapy...and maybe not always for the
(Popular Mechanics) – Why don’t the
inclinations of the main planets
line up with the Sun’s equator? Could be the elusive #9...
(ANS) – The Prince of Wales lends his
imprimatur to the ancient study of the stars...
PhaseQuakes (SFCBS) – The phase of
the Moon could shake
you up, according to new
If The Moon
Science) – This is becoming a meme...reasons to love Luna...
(Ancient Code) –
Not new news, but one we missed...from the days when everybody did
beneath the sky...
Lunar Wound (Brown) – The
“Man in the Moon” has a
black eye, from a big hit...
(Forward) – Five lunar connections to
Jewish beliefs, from the calendar on...
(NY Daily News) – Nice roundup on
America’s wildest card by astrologer Lynn Hayes...
(Graphics) – Zodiac glyphs and
illustrations are notably boring and hackneyed...here are some creative
Changing Horses (Daily Mail) – In
midstream yet, all
because of an astrology reading...
(CFHT) – Our solar system is getting ever-more crowded... click
on the photo
for a nice view of just how...plus a view of
(MalcomsAnomalies) – Not astrological per
se, but helps put into clear
relief where the horoscope begins (and the subsequent development of
Ban, or Not (The Hindu)
– In the home of the
star-smitten, another round of debate rages whether to banish a
– Well, here’s one form of treatment that is at least
– Sacred spaces with limited sky view featured high-focus view of
Captured Planet (DailyGalaxy) –
still-at-large giant Planet Nine be a runaway captive, snagged by our
Over The Moon (ANS)
– Identical cows born at different times appear to follow their
(Brown) – An ocean sloshing about on
Pluto, today??! Amazing...
(AGU) – What lurks above...our sister
Venus was stripped and ripped of all her water by this little horror...
Missing (NOAA) – Can’t
see it for the night lights, and that actually disrupts life down
Guide to the Galaxy (Mysterious
Universe) – That would be the ancient Greek mystery
device, more broadly interpreted...
The Path To
Nine (Agencia) – A
host of trans-Neptunian objects may point to the searched-for mystery
Death from the
Sky (Mysterious Universe)
– Ancient cultures around the world share tales of incidents when
destruction on below...what, and when, are the questions...
Our Own Little
Asteroid Moon (JPL) –
It circles us, in our orbit, an actual candidate for the likes of
(Mysterious Universe) – We’ve long
said the planets’ wavelengths are what affects us...stars have
them, too, and
here’s a listen to several...
– Now they say the whole thing was moved from Wales, or that it
was the gonads
of something even larger, and, and...
(Inquisitr) – She’s worth having
around, after all, say scientists...
Business Prepared... (GlobalRiskInsights)
-- ...for a hit from the sky? It’s not just cyberattacks from
humans that could
shut you down...
Tussle (Times of
Israel) – An astrologer predicts the end, a cleric punches
him out for
it...all on live TV...
Like A Lava
Lamp (JHUAPL) – That’s Pluto’s heart, which
continues to amaze...
Kind of a Drag
(Telegraph) – That’s what Stonehenge
was, according to new experiment...the astrological center was simply
into place on sleds...
(Huff Post) – Both kids and adults
seem to have trouble sleeping at full Moon, whether they can see the
More speculation on a big one hanging around our neighborhood, from the
who helped demote Pluto...
the Grave (Daily
Mail) – The prematurely-passed Daily
Mail starcaster passed on a message that he wants his nephew to
Weather Danger (Washington
Post) – New cruises in the High Arctic could find themselves
If The Moon
– Or just vanished. The results would be catastrophic...which
consider that the effects of astrology may be as much about
maintaining things as causing change...
Poles To Heaven
(LiveScience) – Prehistoric gateway
to the sky among Amerindians...
Right Spin (AIP) – We’ve
got it, and that’s an
(UTA) – A poem by the elusive muse of
Lesbos, dated by its celestial description...
(ANS) – The best thing a wise
astrologer can do may be to keep silent, unless asked...
(ESA) – North America is getting less
magnetic, Asia more, and fast...does this tell us something?..
Astrology is about planets being in dynamic resonant exchange. It
other systems do it even better than ours...
Dwarf (JPL) – Third-largest, and
planet in our own system...who knew?...
Press) – Floating planets in a cathedral, in a Mystery
Astrologers Agree... (Complex)
-- ...that things are awful. An example of many recent articles
about too much retro...
– Arrow of time, or multiverse,
or...?...this has got to be
the cleverest science/music video of the year...
of the Fray
(Guardian) – After the premature demise
of UK astrologer Jonathan Cainer, who’s left standing? And
who’s next, makes
The Moon Leave Us?
(Pravda) – And what will happen when it
Big Wind (AGU)
– Pluto puts up stiff resistance to the solar wind, in a unique
– The former Daily Mail astrologer is
no more, from a heart attack at 58...
Mirror) – Astrologer claims bookies tapped into his site,
wanted to know
the future for sports odds-making...
Post) – Real storms from above could cripple us, and now
Congress is taking
(Nature World) – Something to look
forward to...it’s estimated that alien civilizations in the sky
already existed, but they’re long out of business...
(Crikey) – Distant planet, distant
moon, the more you look, the more you find...
(djsadhu) – Yes, we move in a spiral,
everything does...check the other different YouTube videos that follow
engaging visual approaches...
– Astrology gets put down a lot, but can you believe the
debunkers? Here’s why
Sleepy-Wakey (Science Daily)
– Women are more sensitive to
shifts...is it the Moon?...
(NIExpress) – More
C-sections because astrologers
are choosing birth
time?...haven’t heard this one for a few years...
(New Republic) – This sounds like an
infrasound terrestrial phenomenon, but it could be ultrasound
– Here’s what to do when it’s raining retrogrades,
of Mercury (Sky and Telescope) – The
cazimi Mercury is on its way...watch the Sun (carefully) to see it...
Care) – It may or may not be
proveable, but ER folks firmly believe the full Moon brings more
Popular (Times of India) –
is biggest astrology site, or claims to be...
(ABC) – Like planetary influences,
and brain magnetism, the cues that engineer sleep-time shifts
It’s takes tiny tweaks, not big changes, to make major
(UniverseToday) – We put the brakes
on the Moon, so when will it return the favor?...
Wobble Trouble (Maritime Exec)
– The Earth’s real
axis (not the normally wide-ranging magnetic poles) has taken a sudden
(Cantechletter) – Does the full Moon
affect kids’ sleeping patterns? No, but yes, it would appear...
Breed Sweet Life (RawStory)
– As their crystals heat up approaching a star (like the Sun)
they start to
synthesize sugars, like a vat of home brew...
Call All The Shots (Gulf
News) – In West Bengal politics...officeholders (and seekers)
don’t make a
move without a glance at the stars...
Affected by the Full Moon? (Field
Stream) – Why so long in asking? So many questions, so little
and Bust (SeekingAlpha) –
Economic cycles are swinging more
intensely, and note
the graph, it’s the Jupiter wave we’ve been talking about,
and its hard aspects
Than Tides (CNRS) – Mother Moon
may affect us lots
more than we thought...by keeping us hot (yes!), it may maintain our
field that keeps out deadly space winds...
Giant (Microcap) – Jupiter just ate
splashy – part of its symbolism we forget, demonstrated: it
(National Geographic) – Volcanic
tunnels, big enough to live in...perfect discovery for a
The Sky Is
– That seems to have been a problem, over the years, and the
lingers...but just when, actually, did it?...
(SETI) – Saturn’s rings and icy moons
may be new, in planetary terms, from when our own dinosaurs were in
(NASA) – Arctic ice reveals shift of
lunar axis way back...
(Huff Post) – That would be Donald
Trump, according to 10-year-old wise beyond his years. Cruz, like the
Kasich, like the Earth. But this kid is actually feeling the Bern...
Darkness in the
– Re: Easter...was the darkness during the day of Christ’s
crucifixion a solar
eclipse, as the Greek text seems to say? Probably not, but that
eclipse may tell yet another tale...
– He covered a lot, much of which has come to pass, and the rest,
(Forbes) – That would apply to half the
planets in the universe, according to the latest. “Rogue”
home stars are everywhere, but invisible...
(PhysOrg) – Double cycle interplay is
warming things up...
Clean (Science News)
– The big planet cleaned our clocks before migrating further out
to become our
and Menhirs (ATA)
– The way to the next world was through Cygnus and Orion for
Neolithic French made do with a monster menhir...
Planets Hit Each Other? (Forbes) – Well
they do, sometimes, and used to do it a lot...
– Astrology is, and should be supported, researched and brought
into the modern
age says Subcontinental pol...
– The Kuiper Belt could provide the clue to big,
slow, terrestrial planet in our own system...
(SpaceWeather) – Our magnetic
field literally shakes, and shakes us with it, when solar storm blasts
great ocean swells crash over us, or even just pass by...keep track of
Nancy (ANS) –
Who’s going to miss her more than
astrologers? She helped put them back on the political map...
Mercury (CS Monitor)
– For something that rules writing, it
covered in pencil lead...
(Siberian Times) – It may have come to Earth when
(MNN) – Planets form the way snowflakes
do, and each as different as well...
in the Rays
(Daily Mail) – By full Moonlight, down
under, what could be more fun...great pix...
End, My Friend
(Express) – Super New Moon, total
eclipse, asteroid close encounter, how could this not
be the end of the world?...
Tribune) – Many Christians still disapprove of astrology
don’t understand it...
Sun) – A
lyrical reminder that when the Moon
rises, lots of
folks get involved...
and Tides (Techinsider)
– It’s more than just the
Moon...and astrologers should make the inference that it’s more
than just one,
or all, of the planets, too...context is everything...
-- ...and a potentially threatening comet behind them...
(Spaceref) – It’s an international
postage stamp, very cool, get ‘em while their around...
– It appears global warming may be trumping long-term
astrolonomical (such as
– Subterranean, liquid water ocean may have flourished on
planet(s) of the next world get even stranger...
(Ancient Code) – First one in Spain,
looks real to us, link to
great video in Spanish...
Express) – Do they, really? Well, it’s about gravity
vectors, and that’s a
really good start...
(Beaver Island) – On Beaver Island,
MI? Maybe, but the island’s really strange history is worth a
Meets West (ANS) – Vedic and
Western astrologers in
major palaver seek common ground...
What Is A
– We deal in planets, but what really defines one? Starts with
Pluto, but lots
more to think about...
Rolling Poles (Nature) – The
Sun’s magnetic poles are
somersaulting, driving sunspots in their wake..
Best Planet (Atlantic) – That would
according to this lengthy and fun but strictly astronomical take. But
all the perfect astrological keywords used to describe the oddball
Times) – Jupiter conjunct the
North Node (Rahu) in Vedic Leo promises bad juju, has Subcontinental
politicians nervously consulting their starcasters...
Hills of Pluto (JHUAPL)
– Like the land of the dead, the planet of the same is
ethereal mysteries only now being uncovered...
(NPR) – We’re missing a whole third
class of planet in our system, with all kinds of odd potentials...but
mysterious “ninth planet” now under consideration just
might be one...
– How do you get to be one? Tales from the upbringing of
Andrea Mallis, with a word on the Super Bowl, too...
– An astrology-born perfume, based on your own natal chart? How
Math (Yahoo) – The Babylonians, it
appears, were using
some fancy calculus
(literally) to track Jupiter’s orbit...
– The Moon’s phase affects local
rainfall, and although
maybe not every mood, definitely your
– That’s what formed the Moon, not a glancing blow...we are
two planets, together...
(mocregister) – When the Moon is
full, the cops have to come out, they’re expecting it...
(Heartland) – A lot
cycles go into historical weather, and despite this denier’s
take, adding human
effluence to the stew could throw off the rhythm...
(Huff Post) – The lunar cycle, writ
in blood, for bonding?...
On Amazon (Ayurastro)
– Phenomenal research, really, and even more refined
Name the Moon (Deathandtaxes) – Does our Moon
really need another name, at $1 a chance?...hilarious weirdness...
Nine (Caltech) – It’s big,
and it’s hanging
out in a weird orbit twenty
times farther out than Neptune, with a cycle of ten to twenty thousand
years...but not directly observed, yet...and oddly, it
could be useful, for
(Hickory Record) – New book out on
research on full Moon effects on various types of folks and events...
(Sky and Telescope) – All visible at
the same time, what a locomotive chart looks like, first hand...
Pups Score Points (ANS) –
Pedigreed dogs show distinct
characteristics depending on planetary angularity, research journal
County Voice) – Usually it’s planetary cycles working
their will on
us...now, it seems in quite the reverse, we’ve knocked out a big
one all by
(DispatchTribunal) – Arctic marine
animals chase the moonlight in winter...
No Way to Start
the Year (Washington
Post) – With all sorts of signs, seasons, and planetary
we had to start off on January 1...here’s why...
Still A Thing?
– A good question, from the concierge of America’s attic...
(ValueWalk) – Back in 1867, folks
were thinking about all this in strangely deeper ways...
Unchanging Cycles (Huff
Post) – There are a lot of them, a thoughtful article wrap...
Full Moon (CityWeekly)
– A horoscope-y kind of way to think about when something
Cycle, Life Decisions
(Mirror) – This writer makes major
decisions based on the Moon...might give that a second thought...
(Independent) – In this day of science
and cynicism, what place for the starcaster?...
(IBTimes) – Diurnal cycles are linked to
bipolarity...not surprising, actually...
– Astro-themed meme had social media site in thrall throughout
(GlobeAndMail) – That’s what this
columnist felt like when faced with astrologers’ glib advice...
Space) – Of the postal variety, coming this year, pretty...
– Another diurnal, seemingly sky-driven, set of characteristics
turn out to be
Gene Cycles (The Scientist) – Diurnal cycles
change with age, some even get better.
(FastCodeDesign) – Of Earthlike
planets, we couldn’t pass up this graphic...more here...
– They threaten us...more than
asteroids...very traditional, actually...
In Praise of
– They give astrologers courage...well, we hope so, anyway...
Swim Peril (Afloat)
– It’s common knowledge that this Christmas sports a rare
full Moon, and
even a two-tailed comet. But few
know the hazards it will engender for swimmers off Ireland...swimmers,
in winter, off Ireland?...mirabile dictu...
and Scientists (New
Scientist) – Does (or will) the host of new voted-in names
recently-discovered objects have any symbolic meaning, as the
planet names seem to have? Hard to tell, considering...
Pluto (Fox) –
Earth-size planets, perhaps two of them, frozen in space…
– Stonehenge moved there by glaciers? No it
will print anything…
Horoscope No (NY
Times) – Being brought up in a culture steeped in
astrology…a unique and
conflicted outlook for a modern woman…
At Pluto (Wired) – It’s beautiful,
and throughout the
system, in NASA visualization…
Astrologer Cracked Case
(Manorama) – Next to still water and
four coconut trees, said the starcaster to the cop, and sure enough,
the loot was
found right there…
on TV (India
– That’s what Subcontinental officials again threaten to
– We’d likely not be here, too boring for life…
of the Levant
(EpochTimes) – On the Golan Heights, 40,000
tons of black basalt—stacked into
at least five concentric rings, unexplained…
(Warwick) – The Sun could let out blasts 1000x
greater than we’ve
ever seen, judging by what’s just been noticed elsewhere…
– They go
opposite of ours, because
it is, quite appropriately, like a boiling pot…
to the Moon (Discovery)
– An ancient Greek temple, in
Italy, why wouldn’t it be?
Scientists Wrong? (Irish Times) –
…to dismiss astrology?
Nice that someone is asking the question, if a bit airily…
Lost Light of the Moon
(Daily Forward) – Elaborate,
sophisticated Talmudic reinterpretation of women and the Moon, their
(MMTimes) – After years of astrologers
advising the Myanmar dictatorship, now one has actually gotten elected
– Meanwhile, next door, Indian astrologer
of spirits causing bus accidents, to some scandal…
Moon and Your Body
(Care2) – More on just how the Moon
affects you, for real…
Flying Gold, No
Scientist) – We could have had eclipses every month, but we
Moon (Berkeley) – The
Red Planet is in the process of crushing its moon Phobos into what will
a dusty, Saturn-like ring…
Dies In Jail
(DW.com) – Astrologer who challenged
government mysteriously dies in government detention…
Matter (JPL) – It’s
sprouting from Earth, and the other planets, does this explain anything
Planet Moon? (New
Scientist) – Is our Moon a planet?
According to new definition, yes, and Pluto still wouldn’t be.
Get it together,
The Rage (Standard)
– This season’s fashion plate is
Mini-Pluto (Discover) – Just discovered: three
times the distance of Pluto, rather much smaller…named V774101,
Moon Rising (El Dorado News)
– It’s not often this
interesting, or weird, in El Dorado…
Weather Network) – The lunar pull isn’t
just a daily or monthly
affair – around Vancouver, it’s a seasonal peril as
– After all the pointless debate about the status of the planet
of Death, it
and its wild moons are turning out to be
the most amazing planetary outpost in the entire solar system….
Retro Mind Set
(ANS) – An evolutionary psychological
problem may be what keeps much of science from further investigation of
When Cops Turn
To Astrology (The
Hindu) – Why did all those newly-promoted officers turn up to
work for the
first time at odd hours? Odds are, an astrologer was involved…
Save the Owls!
(AsianAge) – Astrologer seeks to
protect useful species from lethal Diwali black magic
(Lacrosse Tribune) – Those items you
want at the grocery store on sale are on a 12-week rhythm…snatch
‘em up now, or
wait three months…
a Planet? (Science20) –
What if there are more
rocky planets like Pluto farther out? Or even bigger ones? What would
About Astrology (Paste)
– Says it all…so many, who knew?
(Washington Post) – When the big boy
went nuts…It may have been a while back, but it shows just how
planets have on each other, and
thus whoever’s on them, the essence of astrology…
(NY Times) – Giant prehistoric
structures broader than the pyramids along with mysterious symbols are
in Kazakhstan by NASA flyover…does this set back our civilization dating?...
(ANS) – Standards for astrology…there
need to be some, just to establish legitimacy, but not everyone agrees
should be done…
– Do kids get crazier on full Moon, or do teachers get better at
it? A good across-the-board question in this sort of
Speculators, and Spirits (AsiaOne)
– Thailand’s astrological politics is a mix of animism,
religion, and real astrology…
– Long research reveals Moon may not be so bruised, and neither
Skull Comet (NASA)
– The “Halloween asteroid” flyby
is really a comet, a dead one that resembles a skull…and then
the fireballs to
keep track of…including one
Storms (Lund Univ.)
– Tree rings reveal massive solar storms in the Dark Ages that
next time round
could devastate modern technology in a flash…U.S. government is preparing for it...
– Chinese have been tuned in to natural economic cycles from the
Universe) – …and pyramids on its moon. Horizon photos
raise a host of
mysteries from the planet of Hades…
Mirror) – Admissions of guilt to an astrologer and a priest
combine to put
away a rapist and murder in special women’s court…
Moon In Peril
(Express) – Halloween asteroid flyby
will miss earth, but could it blow up the Moon? Not likely, but the Express loves the thought…
(Bangor Daily News) – Something else
to do at full Moon, a trend that’s all the rage…
Early In The
– It appears we are one of only the first set of planets likely
to develop life in the
universe, the rest are yet to come…food for thought…
– Triggered by comet/meteor showers, on a regular
Murder (Times of
India) – They’re at it again, this time the astrologer
provides the tipoff…
(CMNS) – Pluto and company are enormously
and varied than ever dreamed of…
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