December 21

  • NASA posts video debunking 'Armageddon' theory December 21, 2012

    Cape Canaveral: NASA is so sure there will be a December 22, 2012, it has already posted a YouTube video titled "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday". Scientists say rumors on social media and the Internet of Earth's premature demise have been prompted by a misunderstanding of the ancient Mayan...
  • The world didn't end on December 21, 2012 December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Yet another predicted doomsday, that didn't happen. Nothing earth shattering happened on December 21, 2012. That December 21 marked the end of an age in a 5,125 year-old Maya calendar, the event was variously interpreted. Some believed the date to be the end of days, so other it...
  • Five reasons why December 21, 2012 isn't doomsday December 20, 2012

    US space agency NASA, says 21.12.12 is going to be just another day and has put forward five scientific arguments debunking the rumours: 1. The issue with December 21, 2012 and the predicted disasters that some folks think will come, probably started with the so-called end of the Mayan calendar. Their...
  • Doomsday: Maya apocalypse, Star Wars collide December 19, 2012

    Tikal: At the centre of the rebel base where Luke Skywalker took off to destroy the Death Star and save his people from the clutches of Darth Vader, Guatemala is preparing for another momentous event: the end of an age for the Maya. Deep inside the Guatemalan rainforest stand the ruins...
  • Astronomer dismisses December 21 doomsday prophesy December 18, 2012

    Kolkata: Noted astronomer D P Durai has dismissed the prediction of the world ending on December 21 as a mere rumour, saying next Friday would be like any other day. Duari, a NASA educator and director of M P Birla Planetarium, said December 21 would be marked different only because...
  • Watch: NASA releases December 21 video 10 days early December 13, 2012

    London: US space agency NASA is so confident that the apocalypse will not happen December 21 that it has released a video 10 days ahead of schedule titled "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday". In the video, astronomical and planetary experts debunk any notions that the sun will irradiate the...
  • Clock ticking down to 'doomsday' December 21 December 12, 2012

    Mexico City: The clock is ticking down to December 21, the supposed end of the Mayan calendar, and from China to California to Mexico, thousands are getting ready for what they think is going to be a fateful day. The Maya didn't say much about what would happen next, after a...