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UCSB Researcher Counters End Of World Beliefs Based On Maya Calendar

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012 12:02am


There’s a dire prophesy which, if you believe some people, is supposed to come true this week.

They say the Maya calendar comes to an end this Friday, December 21st, and contend with the end of it comes the end of the world.

However, experts say not only is the prediction false…so is the idea that the ancient calendar is ending.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks to a UC Santa Barbara professor who is one of the foremost researchers on Maya culture in the world:

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