Friday, December 14, 2012
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he has some plans for the coming apocalypse. Doomsday theorists predict the world will end next week.
Friday, December 07, 2012
The Mayan calendar ends on December 21, 2012, prompting some to believe the world will end on that date. For this week’s Please Explain, we thought we’d find out about that calendar and the many others used through history by different cultures to account for the days and months that make up the year. Joining us are John Pratt and Ken Seidelmann, Research Professor at the University of Virginia’s Department of Astronomy.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Citing the Mayan calendar, many people believe that the world will end on December 21, 2012. Some of those people email NASA scientist David Morrison who, unlike most scientists, takes their concerns seriously enough to explain that there is no science to back up the 2012 prophecy. Brooke speaks to Morrison about the possibility of dissuading people from believing the end of the world is near.
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