Astronomy is science; astrology is superstition, mythology, and pseudoscience. Depending on how surveys ask the question, anywhere from 22 percent to 73 percent of people believe astrology is valid. Horoscopes still appear regularly in newspapers. Over 90 percent of adults know their zodiac sign. It never occurs to some people to question whether horoscopes are
Book Review of: Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be. By Daniel Loxton. Kids Can Press, Toronto, 2010. ISBN: 978-1554534302. Hardcover, $18.95. It’s hard to believe that we still have so many evolution deniers among us. Understanding evolution is essential to understanding modern biology as well as a host of other subjects.