It is a known fact that like
people, some stars are singles, many others tend to couple in binaries, and
fewer are in triples etc. The distribution of multiplicity in the 4559
brightest nearby stars was matched with that of human adults in household in
six countries, in which this information could be dug and estimated. A strong
resemblance between the two curves is evident. Monte Carlo simulations suggest
that this result is significant at a confidence level higher than 98%.
Apparently, there should be no connection between the two populations, thus
this striking result may supply some clues about the way Nature works. It is
noted that extended versions of this work were proposed three years ago, and
two predictions of this absurd model have already been verified.
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A. Retter, "An Intriguing Correlation between the Distribution of Star Multiples and Human Adults in Household," International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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