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Humankind's Enduring Fascination with the Apocalypse

The so-called Mayan apocalypse is just the latest in a long line of doomsday predictions

NASA Crushes 2012 Mayan Apocalypse Claims

The agency's Near-Earth Objects Program head points out many fallacies, including the claim that an imaginary planet will collide with Earth in December. Thousands of astronomers have not seen this

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Eternal Fascinations with the End: Why We're Suckers for Stories of Our Own Demise

Our pattern-seeking brains and desire to be special help explain our fears of the apocalypse

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