Charles Jayne

Charles A. Jayne Jr. used to say that that one needed to study astronomy in order to truly understand astrology. He believed that astronomy was the physical side of the spiritual. Charles felt that the physical universe is but the shadow of God.

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Dane Rudhyar

Dane Rudhyar is widely regarded by astrologers as one of the key figures in modern western astrology. Richard Tarnas stated that 'Jung and Rudhyar were the key figures in a more psychologically sophisticated astrology.' Why were his ideas so influential?

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Dennis Elwell

Dennis Elwell was a towering figure in terms of late twentieth century astrology. His legacy includes his book Cosmic Loom: broad and deep in its scope, encompassing tidbits of knowledge from a wide variety of sources, some from the realms of science and philosophy.

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Edward Johndro

Edward Johndro was an original thinker who discovered new astrological concepts that tradition-bound astrologers were unwilling to accept. His strict scientific approach added much to the astrology toolbox: vertex, 24th harmonic, fixed stars, predictive techniques and more.

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Galileo Galilei

Galileo practised astrology in a matter-of-fact way. He was a heliocentric astronomer/astrologer – a radically new thing among 17th century Mathematici. He didn't re-evaluate astrology, as his contemporary Kepler did, but interpreted horoscopes to advise his patrons.

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Johannes Kepler, 1610, artist unknown

Throughout his troubled life, Kepler sought a Pythagorean unity between Astronomy and Astrology. He invented three new astrological aspects, along with his three laws of planetary motion. These were part of his quest for the Harmonices Mundi, his magnum opus.

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Sir Isaac Newton, portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller

Sir Isaac Newton is best known as one of the greatest scientists there has ever been. However, other than rumour, there is no record of him having a specific interest in astrology. Nevertheless, Newton was an avid student of alchemy and theology.

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