The three planetary movements of the Earth as first described by Copernicus are her daily axial rotation, her annual revolution around the Sun, and her equinoctial precession during a Platonic year. This essay explores Steiner’s belief that modern astronomers were […]
This essay takes a look at an important astronomical event in 1250, how it is related to the most recent (and a future) Ice Age, and the astronomical background to Steiner’s interpretation of the event.
This astronomical event, repeating rhythmically every 20 years, is one of the most prominently visible in the night sky, and received a lot of attention in 2020 from the public as well as from professionals. The present article emerged from […]
Sol gold is, and Luna silver we declare; Mars yron, Mercurie is Quyksilver; Saturnus leed, and Jubiter is tyn, And Venus coper, by my fathers kyn. Chaucer, Canterbury Tales Once a month, the Moon meets each of the planets. When […]