Does Your Horoscope Add Up? The Math Of Astrology

Astrology is en vogue right now. Trading Instagram posts about the characteristics of a Virgo or a Taurus is today’s personality pop quiz. So is it all just fun pseudoscience or is there actually something to it? Data scientist Alexander Boxer joins guest host Courtney Collins to talk about the ancient applied mathematics of astrology conceived by some of history’s most brilliant minds. His new book is called “A Scheme Of Heaven: The History Of Astrology And The Search For Our Destiny In Data.”