Oxford SciBar Podcast April 2012 - Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell: "The end of the world in 2012"

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  • Year: 2012

Many people believe that te ending of the Mayan calendar on 21st December 2012 predicts the end of our world.

Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell examinde the various astronomical explanations used to support this contention. Should we be worried? And what does the hype tell us about science and society?