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NCBI ROFL: World Cup Week: World cup soccer players tend to be born with sun and moon in adjacent zodiacal signs.

DiscoblogBy ncbi roflJun 30, 2010 11:00 PM
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World cup soccer players tend to be born with sun and moon in adjacent zodiacal signs. "The ecliptic elongation of the moon with respect to the sun does not show uniform distribution on the birth dates of the 704 soccer players selected for the 1998 World Cup. However, a uniform distribution is expected on astronomical grounds. The World Cup players show a very pronounced tendency (p = 0.00001) to be born on days when the sun and moon are in adjacent zodiacal signs."

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