The Lawnchair Astronomer ponders the sky when the world will end ... or not
Posted by David Brooks | Monday, November 26, 2012
He realizes that the whole Mayan-calendar thing is baloney, but it's a nice shtick for pondering the night sky.
Jupiter and the Dog Star will be celestial highlights on Dec. 21. Niburu, the earth-destroying rogue planet, won't be.
On a semi-related note, Neil Gaiman will be hosting a funky-sounding party in Boston on Dec. 21, raising money for a fire station-turned-art gallery. Boing Boing item here.