If you aren't locked in an underground cave, and can get to a computer, the online Slooh Space Camera will broadcast a series of live cosmic views all week, beginning Monday, Dec.17.
According to Space.com, the free webcasts "will help the public keep watch for any monster solar storms, impending asteroid strikes or other potential agents of the so-called "Mayan apocalypse" that doomsayers claim is set for Dec. 21
You can check out the schedule and watch the shows — which will also feature Slooh president Patrick Paolucci and other guests — at Slooh's web site: slooh.com.
"The doomsayers are worried because the 13th bak'tun (or 144,000-day cycle) of the Mayan Long Count calendar wraps up on Dec. 21, marking the end of a cycle of creation. But the ancient Maya probably would not have thought the world was going to end Friday, scholars say; rather, they likely would simply have celebrated and rolled the calendar over to a new bak'tun," says the report.
Not everyone is on board with the notion the world will end. "Scientists at NASA and other institutions have tried repeatedly to tamp down concerns about the2012 doomsday, stressing that there's nothing in particular to be worried about this Friday," says the report on Yahoo.
Read the rest of the story here on Yahoo.
You may also want to take a look at what a Laguna Niguel astrologist has to say about Dec. 21, as well as another local columnist who writes about such topics, Debra Campbell.
What do you think? Is the world going to end Friday?