Category Archives: Astrology and Astronomy

Astrology and the Apocalypse: Did the Maya Really Predict the End of the World?

(Astrology Explored) A recent TD Ameritrade commercials shows a wheels within wheels graphic representative of the Mayan calendar with the following ominious voice over: “If you believe the Mayan calendar on December 21 polar shifts will reverse the earth’s gravitational … Continue reading

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Astrology and Astronomy: The Maya System–All About the Numbers

Editor’s note: Most of the post below was published on the now defunct 451Press AstrologyExlored.com site shortly after Bruce Scofield lectured at the Astrological Society of Connecticut in April of 2009. Bruce is returning to the ASC for our March … Continue reading

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Astronomy and Astrology: Why Astrology Should Be Taught in the Schools

An observation by a British astronomer points to the need to teach astrology in the schools if only as a check and balance for the pronouncements of some astronomers. On April 1, 1976 British astronomer Patrick Moore announced on BBC … Continue reading

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Astrology And Astronomy: NASA’s Mercury Mission During Mercury Rx

“Getting there was only half the fun,” says March 2011 issue of Scientific American. Because of Mercury’s proximity to the sun’s gravitational field, a direct flight to Mercury was not possible. The craft could not slow enough to be captured … Continue reading

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Astrology and the Skeptics: An Open Letter to Dr. Rebekah Higgitt

(Astrology Explored) Dr. Rebekah Higgitt, Curator of History of Science and Technology National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory Greenwich, UK Dear Dr. Higgitt, Recently in an BBC television show, two scientists proclaimed that “astrology was rubbish” prompting an article by … Continue reading

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Astrology 101: Why Astrologers Aren’t Concerned About a 13th Sign

(Astrology Explored) Astrologers watched in bemusement and surprise that the internet literally blew up over a astronomer and community college professor Parke Kunkle’s pronouncement that “the earth had shifted” resulting in the magical creation of 13th zodiac sign, Ophiuchus, otherwise … Continue reading

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Astrology and Astronomy: The Starry Reasons Ophiuchus Raises His Head

(Astrology Explored) Of all the things that seem strange in this world, one of the strangest is this. Why would a statement about commonly known astronomical phenomena, by a Community College professor, no less, cause a worldwide stir? Astronomer Parke Kunkle’s … Continue reading

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Astrology and Astronomy: The Ophiuchus Debate

(Astrology Explored) Why you don’t add every Tom, Dick and Ophiuchus to your Zodiac Wheel Astronomer Parke Kunkle has discovered there are other constellations in the sky besides the twelve we are familiar with. He is so impressed with his … Continue reading

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Path of Total Lunar Eclipse on Winter Solstice

In the cosmic dance of the heavenly bodies, a full lunar eclipse occurs when the earth lines up in a direct line with the moon and the sun, shielding the moon from the light of the sun. Not all inhabitants … Continue reading

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