Why the World Will Still Be Here After December 21st.


Tuesday, December 11 2012 - 7:00 pm, PST
David Morrison, NASA Ames Research Center. Ed Krupp, Griffith Observatory, Southern California. Andrew Fraknoi, Foothill College

David Morrison, Ed Krupp and Andrew Fraknoi will discuss the topic of the end of the Mayan Calender in 2012 and how this has been treated by the media. The negative effect on the public of this millennial meme will also be explored, as well as ways of promoting a successful scientific message on the topic in the YouTube era.


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