Just in case you didn’t know, Roland Emmerich’s 2012 wasn’t the best of movies.
Actually, from a science perspective, it sucked.
It sucked in so many ways that I can’t be bothered to list why it sucked (so have a read of my Discovery News review instead).
Now, I’m happy to announce that NASA and my friends at the Science and Entertainment Exchange agree with me. They think 2012 sucked so much, they’ve branded it the most “scientifically flawed of its genre.”
Donald Yeomans, head of NASA’s Near-Earth Asteroid Rendezvous mission, agrees with what I’ve been saying all along (especially since all that “Institute for Human Continuity” bullshit hit the internet). He said at the Pasadena Jet Propulsion Laboratory meeting:
“The film makers took advantage of public worries about the so-called end of the world as apparently predicted by the Mayans of Central America, whose calendar ends on December 21, 2012. [NASA] is getting so many questions from people terrified that the world is going to end in 2012 that we have had to put up a special website to challenge the myths. We have never had to do this before.”
Even though NASA and the Exchange ...