Science: Libra

Astrologists claim that mysterious vibrations from distant stars influence human characteristics and abilities. Like every other scientist in good academic standing, Psychologist Paul Randolph Farnsworth of Stanford University views this claim with extreme skepticism. Last week he reported a statistical check of the horoscope makers on one specific point.

In five out of six "standard" astrology books that Dr. Farnsworth examined, it appeared that a person born under Libra ("The Scales"), seventh of the zodiac's twelve signs, should have musical ability. Libra's children are those born from September 24 to October 23....

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