mayan-prophecies

mayan prophecies

It’s Baktunalia! Astronomy VP Carolyn Sumners on why Dec. 21 is cause for celebration, not wild imagination
December 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

December 21, 2012: It’s not the End of the World — it’s the Baktunalia! It’s time for a celebration, not an apocalypse. Here are the facts: The Maya long count calendar will go from 12.19.19.17.19 to 13.0.0.0.0 as we go from December 20 to December 21, 2012. So December 20 is New Baktun Eve and […]

Labor Day! Fun For The Long Weekend At HMNS
August 30, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Monday is Labor Day – and you know what that means, right? LONG WEEKEND. In case you’re wondering how to fill the long hours between Friday afternoon and Tuesday morning, here’s a list of the top ten weekend experiences you can have with the family at HMNS all weekend long. That’s right – we’re open […]

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May 23, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Page 49 of the Dresden Codex Have you had a chance to come out and see our newest planetarium show, 2012:Mayan Prophecies?  If so, you’ve enjoyed a fascinating glimpse into an ancient culture known for its astronomy. The Dresden Codex Consider, for example, the Dresden Codex, the oldest book known to be written in the […]

What do you know about 2012? [Quiz]
May 10, 2011 · 6 Comments

To celebrate our new Planetarium Show 2012: Mayan Prophecies, we are testing your knowledge of the significant Maya date of December 21, 2012. How much do you know about this important day? Are these statements TRUE or FALSE? 1. Dec. 21, 2012 marks the end of the longest Mayan time cycle. 2. The Aztecs knew […]



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