Your 2011 Horoscope? It's Wrong
Your sign isn't what you thought it was...
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 3, 2011 12:55 PM CST
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(Newser) – If you’re basing your plans for the coming year on astrological predictions, you might want to think again. The Zodiac was established 2,500 years ago, and the signs were based on the constellation the sun was in on a person's birth date. But in those 2,500 years, the Earth has wobbled (scientific term: precession), meaning “your” sign has moved about one month—so it isn’t actually your sign. Of course, there’s also the fact, as LiveScience makes sure to note, that astrology is not a science…

 

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