The largest test of astrology ever carried out proves it’s a waste of time.
“If there is even the smallest tendency for Virgos to fancy Capricorns, or for Libras to like Leos, then we should see it in marriage statistics.
The Senior Research Fellow at the University’s Centre for Census and Survey Research analysed the birthdays of all 20 million husbands and wives in England and Wales.
The investigation failed to reveal any evidence of attraction between star signs.
“When you have a population of ten million couples, then even if only one pair in a thousand is influenced by the stars, you’d have ten thousand more couples than expected with certain combinations of signs.
“The public appetite for horoscopes makes media astrologers wealthy. These results won’t put them out of business.
“When it comes to love, people will try anything.” [story]