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Mayan Doomsday – Scientific Explanation Second Semester Reading Assessment The ancient Mesoamericans used a form of calendar called the Calendar Round. The Mayans used an extremely large form of the Calendar Round called the Long Count calendar. This cycle was 13 bak'tuns long (1,872,000 days). According to scientists and archaeologists, the Mayan Calendar ends on exactly December 23, 2012. So the issue we are dealing with here is whether the Mayans actually believed to world to end on that date. This Mayan prophecy can be explained through the fact of Earth’s alignment with the galactic core. Since the solar system orbits the center of the galaxy in a circular motion due to its rotations and revolutions, , . ct me if I'm wrong. ..but, being being that the Solar system orbits the center of the galaxy. ..aren't we ALWAYS "aligned" with the core? And don't the jets of gamma radiation streaming out of the massive black holes at the center of galaxies, do so perpendicular to the plane of the ecliptic? I'm not an
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course HIST 2312 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at HCCS.

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