Today, I was asked, for the eleventy-billionth time, if the world is going to end in 2012. I've done all the persuading I can do alone. I need to call in the experts to corroborate my story.
Fortunately, NASA seems to have reached a similar point of exasperation with all the hub-bub over 2012, so they have graciously lent their astro-brilliance to the matter and published "2012: Beginning of the End or Why the World Won't End?" This concise article explains clearly why students can relax a little about impending doom.
After reading, visit the "2012 Doomsday Myths Debunked" photo gallery at National Geographic.
Image from National Geographic