Astronomy - Other
Saturdays, November 24, 2012 - December 15, 2012
12:00 PM-12:30 PM
What's the scoop on December 21, 2012? Is it the Zombie Apocalypse at last? Or the mysterious planet Nibiru wreaking havoc with the inner solar system? What did the Mayans know that NASA doesn't?
Join us in the Alden Digital Planetarium for a live, 30-minute presentation that examines the various end-of-the-world scenarios that have received so much attention. Will they hold up under scrutiny? We'll discuss why people fall for pseudo-scientific ideas and finish up with some actual cosmic events that could pose a threat to life on Earth.
Cost: $5 per person, $4 for WOO card holders, plus museum admission; $4 EcoTarium members
Public Woo Card: $2 off one adult admission, $1 off planetarium show
College Woo Card: $2 off one adult admission, $1 off planetarium show
Suggested Audiences: Families: Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary
Last Modified: November 21, 2012 at 10:17 AM