As 2012 approaches, more interest is drawn upon ancient Maya civilization. According to some, Mayans predicted the end of the world at December 21st 2012 in their calendar. Is this true? Here is a news article that presents recent archeological discoveries and various opinions on the debate.
In any case, we encourage you to find out yourself and discover ancient Maya civilization by visiting the Astronomy Center of the UW Maya Island in the virtual immersive environment Second Life.