Vorläufige Mitteilung über Tierkreisversuche mit dem Astrostat Dornach/Engelberg

Elemente der Naturwissenschaft 55, 1991, P. 62-76 | DOI: 10.18756/edn.55.62


Experiments are reported on in search of the effect of sychronized orientation to the zodiac on the growth of plants. In consecutive stages of the project the apparatus (astrostat) was modified. A description of the technique is given. Two experimental approaches were carried out: Growth of plants directly on the astrostat, and watering of plants With water or solutions exposed in the astrostat. Results of statistical evaluation of a part of the data collected are reported on. Some remarks on the statistical methods by Georg Unger are added as an appendix.