We are now less than a week apart from December 21, 2012, the most notable date in modern history. NASA is so sure the world won’t come to an end on December. 21, 2012, that they already released a video for the day after.
According to Dr. John Carlson, director of the Center for Archaeoastronomy, the whole thing was a misconception from the very beginning – the Maya calendar did not end on December 21, 2012, and there were no Maya prophecies foretelling the end of the world on that date. None of the thousands of ruins, tablets, and standing stones that archeologists have examined foretell an end of the world.
“If we could time warp a Maya to the present day, they would say that Dec. 21, 2012, is a very important date. Many Maya believed that their gods who created the world 5125 years ago would return. One of them in particular, an enigmatic deity named Bolon Yokte’ K’uh, would conduct old rites of passage, to set space and time in order, and to regenerate the cosmos.” The world would be refreshed, not destroyed. – Dr. John Carlson
And, considering other popular end of the world fears like destroying comets or rogue planets or even killing solar flares, leading NASA scientists said there is no threat for now. Don Yeomans, head of NASA’s Near-Earth Object Program, stated that no known asteroids or comets are on a collision course with Earth. NASA astrobiologist David Morrison said if there were anything out there like a planet headed for Earth it would already be
Hope that they are right, and that there will be someone to watch the video the day after!
If you value what we do here, create your ad-free account and support our journalism.
Your support makes a difference
Dear valued reader,
We hope that our website has been a valuable resource for you.
The reality is that it takes a lot of time, effort, and resources to maintain and grow this website. We rely on the support of readers like you to keep providing high-quality content.
If you have found our website to be helpful, please consider making a contribution to help us continue to bring you the information you need. Your support means the world to us and helps us to keep doing what we love.
Support us by choosing your support level – Silver, Gold or Platinum. Other support options include Patreon pledges and sending us a one-off payment using PayPal.
Thank you for your consideration. Your support is greatly appreciated.