Mayan apocalypse

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2012 recap: the only apocalypse is the film itself

Stuart Heritage revisits a film – on Channel 5 this Sunday – that finds new ways to obliterate the world

Stuart Heritage

03, Nov, 2013 @6:00 PM

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2012: Positive Troll's year in positivity

Twitter's king of optimism knights his positive champions of 2012

The Positive Troll

29, Dec, 2012 @12:07 AM

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Why this atheist celebrates Christmas | Jim Al-Khalili

Jim Al-Khalili: Whether you are commemorating the birth of Jesus or marking all that's positive about humanity, this is a time to rejoice

Jim Al-Khalili

23, Dec, 2012 @4:00 PM

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Apocalypse postponed?
Chris Riddell on the Mayan prediction and the British economy

Chris Riddell

23, Dec, 2012 @12:05 AM

End of the world – as it didn't happen

Our correspondents report on preparations for the apocalypse around the world, which turned out to be unnecessary, and speculate about how and when the Earth will meet its inevitable doom

Ian Sample and Amanda Holpuch

22, Dec, 2012 @5:53 PM

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The Mayan apocalypse, part 3: what is the ultimate fate of our universe? - video

Guardian science correspondent Alok Jha heads to the Oval cricket ground in south London to explain what the ultimate fate of our universe will be

Laurence Topham, Alok Jha, Paul Boyd

22, Dec, 2012 @8:00 AM

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Mayan calendar end marked in Guatemala – video

Guatemalans and tourists say farewell to an era and welcome a new one, when they mark the end of the Mayan long count calendar in Tikal

21, Dec, 2012 @4:01 PM

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Mayan apocalypse: are there any facts behind this doomsday scenario? (No)

Shankar Chaudhuri: Even the scholars pushing the theory admit that only a single ancient text contains even the vaguest mention of world's end

Shankar Chaudhuri

21, Dec, 2012 @3:50 PM

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End of the 13th Baktun and winter solstice party at Stonehenge - video

Around 5,000 people gather at Stonehenge for a party marking the winter solstice and the end of the 5,124-year cycle of the Mayan calendar

21, Dec, 2012 @3:49 PM

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Mayan apocalypse: songs and a shrug at French village in media glare
While camera crews scoured Bugarach for stories and locals made a point, even the few believers didn't feel that disappointed

Angelique Chrisafis in Bugarach

21, Dec, 2012 @3:17 PM

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The Maya are alive – and have made some wise recent predictions | Citlali Rovirosa-Madrazo

Citlali Rovirosa-Madrazo: The Zapatistas foresaw the long-term dangers of globalisation. So much for the idea that the Maya are a 'thing of the past'

Citlali Rovirosa-Madrazo

21, Dec, 2012 @1:25 PM

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Mayan apocalypse: it's not just the religious who try to be prophets | Stephen Tomkins
Stephen Tomkins: The glories of science have lured its believers into making bold predictions too – just look at Churchill's sermon from 1931

Stephen Tomkins

21, Dec, 2012 @12:10 PM

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