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Alexander Boxer


Alexander Boxer is a data scientist with a doctorate in physics and degrees in the history of science and classics. He is the author of "A Scheme of Heaven: The History of Astrology and the Search for our Destiny in Data." His research has appeared in Nature Physics and he was Atlas Obscura’s original Washington, D.C., field agent.

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A Scheme of Heaven: The History of Astrology and the Search for our Destiny in Data
Science / Medicine / Technology
W. W. Norton & Company
January 2020
ISBN 9780393634846
320 pages
$28.95, NYP
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An illuminating look at the surprising history and science of astrology, civilization's first system of algorithms, from Babylon to the present day.

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