Uranus

Science / Astrology / Uranus: Represents the erratic, the bizarre, and the different. It rules freedom, inventions, originality, computers, technology, science, electricity, revolution, rebellion and change. Uranus breaks through barriers and tradition.

Herschel

Science / Astrology / Herschel: The original name for the planet Uranus, which was discovered in 1781 by the British astronomer Sir William Herschel. MORE

Co-Ruler

Science / Astrology / Co-Ruler: Prior to the discovery of Uranus, the Sun and Moon were believed to rule one sign each and the other five planets then known to humankind (Mercury through Saturn) to rule two signs each. When the thre MORE

Benefic

Science / Astrology / Benefic: Said of planets and aspects considered to be positive or helpful influences. Traditionally, Jupiter is the Greater Benefic and Venus is the Lesser Benefic; the Sun, Moon and Mercury are moderately ben MORE

Malefic

Science / Astrology / Malefic: An archaic term applied to planets and aspects whose influence was thought to be negative or destructive. Traditionally, Saturn is the Greater Malefic; Mars, the Lesser Malefic. Uranus, Neptune and Pl MORE

Planets

Science / Astrology / Planets: As used in Astrology, this refers to the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Earth is excluded, as it is our point of reference. In general, it is a major body MORE

Ruling Planet

Science / Astrology / Ruling Planet: The ruling planet of the horoscope is that planet said to 'rule' the Ascending sign. Likewise, planets are said to rule the various houses in the chart based on the sign on the cusp of the respect hou MORE

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