Alan Boyle's Cosmic Log
Cosmic Log: The End is Not Near

Alan Boyle is the science editor, covering the physical sciences, anthropology, technological innovation and space science and exploration for He is a winner of the AAAS Science Journalism Award, the NASW Science-in-Society Award and other honors; a contributor to "A Field Guide for Science Writers"; and a member of the board of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.

On October 1st, 2009, Boyle covered the 2012 doomsday scenario for his column at He concludes:

… there's nothing on the radar screen that would pose a threat in 2012. That goes for asteroid collisions as well as pole reversals, supernova blasts and gamma-ray bursts.

Please read his entire column at MSNBC.


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