NASA: World Won't End on Dec. 21

Doomsday talk has rekindled, but NASA says the Mayans were off.


Does talk of Dec. 21 give you chills? Do you believe that the Mayan calendar predicts our demise? 

NASA scientists are not worried. 

According to the NASA website, the only thing that will happen on Dec. 21 is the winter solstice. 

The website also compared the lack of dates on the Mayan calendar to the lack of dates on current calendars.

"Just as the calendar you have on your kitchen wall does not cease to exist after December 31, the Mayan calendar does not cease to exist on December 21, 2012. This date is the end of the Mayan long-count period but then - just as your calendar begins again on January 1 - another long-count period begins for the Mayan calendar."

Of course, those screaming doomsday are getting far more attention. 

The official Dec. 21, 2012 website even claims to have celebrity supporters such as Woody Harrelson, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher and Shirley MacLaine. 

The Dec. 21, 2012 website also alleges a galactic problem that will cause the world to end--something the scientists at NASA refute..

madhankumar December 08, 2012 at 04:50 AM
I agree with this..... whether any shooting star fall on earth
austin leitzsey December 09, 2012 at 05:03 AM
um this wont happen Mayan calender was made before leap years and such there fore the end would of been months ago in august that is all.


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