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Title Why the world didn't end yesterday [electronic resource].

Imprint [Washington, D.C.?] : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2012.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Fed Docs - Online Documents  NAS 1.117:W 89    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (4 min., 21 sec.) : FLV file, sd., col.
Series Sciencecasts
Sciencecasts.
System Details System requirements: multimedia software player capable of playing Flash Video format such as Adobe Flash Player for streaming file and RealPlayer for downloadable file.
Mode of access: Internet via NASA's Sciencecasts videos home page.
Note Video file available in both streaming (4 min., 21 sec.) and downloadable (4 min., 20 sec.) formats.
Closed-captioned.
Title from title screen (viewed Dec. 14, 2012).
"Science@NASA"--Initial credits screen and title screen.
"Published on Dec 11, 2012"--Video home page.
Summary Presents views of NASA scientists that debunk media reports of an ancient Mayan prophecy which predicted that the end of the world would occur on Dec. 21, 2012 and that the Mayan calendar likewise ended at that time.
Note Live action video complemented by still images that show an ancient Mayan calendar and depictions of Mayan society.
Subject Maya calendar -- Popular works.
Maya astronomy -- Popular works.
End of the world (Astronomy) -- Popular works.
Mayas in popular culture -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Internet videos.
Added Author United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Note Why the world did not end yesterday
Gpo Item No. 0830-D-44 (online)
Sudoc No. NAS 1.117:W 89

 
    
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