Alexander Boxer



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

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Book:
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, INSTORE
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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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