There are actually 13 signs of the zodiac, and the Earth’s axis has shifted since the Babylonians codified the horoscope dates some 3,000 years ago, so if you are a believer in astrology but also scrupulously exact about your science, you may have to change which star sign you were born under.
I don’t even believe in star signs but don’t try and tell me I’m not a Scorpio, I will fight you NASA pic.twitter.com/LtJNiAZBuB
— Amy (@amythegingerYT) July 14, 2020
NASA wrote about the 13th zodiac sign, Ophiuchus, four years ago, and it also noted that other traditions recognized up to 24 zodiac constellations — so, options — but the information has been in the public domain for at least 20 years. Why does it pop up again every few years? Maybe it’s something in the stars.
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