Myths of the Zodiac Constellations Part 1: Aries

Most of you will know the Zodiac signs, and hopefully their associated constellations in the sky. But lesser known, among many people, are the mythological stories associated with these constellations around the world. Many cultures identify the same patterns, or at least similar ones, as constellations and have corresponding stories. The legends most usually associated […]

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Astrology and Shakespeare

The world’s most famous playwright had an ambiguous relationship with the art of astrology. Like many themes running through his work, William Shakespeare can be seen to at times affirm and deny the astrological worldview – often in the same play or sonnet. Born in 1564, the influence of astrology would have been seen all […]

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Astrology in Literature

The world of astrology proved fertile ground for literary writers of all persuasions for many hundreds of years. As we have previously mentioned on these pages, astrology has been an integral part of human culture for a long time too, so it is only right that many important figures of literary history featured it heavily […]

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The Top Astrologers in the World Today

The ‘best’ astrologer is a nebulous term that is difficult to define. How would one go about making such a list? Most accurate predictions? Biggest audience? Most money made? Most famous? With this list, we decided a mix of all the above with on caveat – they must have published astrological predictions within the past […]

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A Guide to Stargazing

At night, a huge array of stars can be spotted in the celestial sphere up above. They always appear to be moving due to the earth’s spinning. Our view of the stars changes from day-to-day and month-to-month, depending on our position on earth as Earth orbits around the Sun. This is part of many people’s […]

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Why We’re Obsessed with Space

From the beginning of time, we as humans have been enchanted by what lies beyond our world. Space was once an unknown world to be explored. Space was just ‘space’ we knew little about. It was a void – unknown territory – that we have no right to inhabit. But, despite the vast distances and […]

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Astrology’s Links to Astronomy

Astrology was considered a scientific discipline before the 1600’s. Since then astronomy has taken over in explaining the mechanics of the Solar System and beyond, but there remain intimate connections between the two. Since astronomy seemed to follow on from astrology, in that studies the movements and relative positions of celestial objects, they will always […]

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The Origins of Zodiac Signs

We all know that the 12 zodiac signs are Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpius, and Sagittarius. But what are they and where in ancient history do they derive from? There are many myths and legends attached to zodiac readings, but we researched the real answers… Well, star signs come […]

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