Clearing the Myth and Sensationalism Regarding the 2012 Hoax

TIP Last Update: JeffMangum - 09 July 2020

Some useful links to unbiased and logical information regarding the 2012 hoax:

  • Doomsday 2012, the Planet Nibiru, and Cosmophobia: Article by David Morrison (NASA Astrobiology Institute Senior Scientist). Published September 21, 2009 in the Astronomical Society of the Pacific publication Astronomy Beat.
  • The Great 2012 Scare: Article by E. C. Krupp in November 2009 Sky and Telescope (page 22). The world won't end on December 21, 2012, but for those who might ask, here is what to tell them.
  • 2012 -- A Scientific Reality Check: Blog entry by Don Yeomans debunking many of the 2012 "predictions" of doom-and-gloom. Contains some nice links to other information on the "silliness" surrounding 2012.
  • Betelgeuse Supernova in 2012?: Blog post by the "Bad Astronomer" Phil Plait on this nonsensical issue that went viral in January 2011. No, folks, astronomers have absolutely no evidence to suggest that Betelgeuse will go supernova in 2012.

-- JeffMangum - 2009-11-23
Topic revision: r5 - 2020-07-09, JeffMangum
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