NASA and the Mayan Apocalypse

Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory put out a new video to address false claims about the “Mayan apocalypse,” a non-event that some people believe will bring the world to an end on Dec. 21.

In the video, Don Yeomans, head of the Near-Earth Objects Program Office at NASA/JPL, explains away many of the most frequently cited doomsday scenarios.

Source: Scientific American, Life’s Little Mysteries

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One Response to NASA and the Mayan Apocalypse

  1. Sergio June 27, 2012 at 7:11 pm #

    I hear this, “why not stop then, maybe he got bored” all the time. The calander is not liner, it is circular. the day it ends is the same day it begins, some 35,000 year period, know as a ba’kuh. The idea is the death and rebegining of everything