Debunking Doomsday And Exploring Maya Science

Dec 21, 2012
Originally published on December 21, 2012 1:08 pm

The ancient Maya had many scientific accomplishments: they tracked the Moon and the planets, knew a solar year was 365 days, and even invented the concept of zero. As for the 2012 apocalypse? It's simply a misinterpretation of the Maya calendar, say archaeologists Marcello Canuto and William Saturno.