Cast an insightful eye on some of the past’s most chilling prophecies in this illuminating collection from HISTORY. From 2012, a year of unprecedented upheaval according to many, to comets, celestial travelers with a potentially destructive force, Prophecies of Doomsday examines the ancient prophesies of a coming apocalypse in a modern light. Examine in detail how the Maya calculated the exact date of doomsday, December 12, 2012. Uncover the origins of the Doomsday Clock, developed in 1947 as a symbol of impending nuclear disaster and maintained to this day as an indicator of potential catastrophe in response to world events. And find out if there are real, verifiable connections between the prophecies of the past and what is happening in the world today. HISTORY decodes in this collection the ancient prophecies of a coming apocalypse and questions: Could it happen today? Episodes in the collection include Doomsday 2012, Mayan Doomsday Prophecy, Doomsday Tech, More Doomsday Tech, Nostradamus 2012, Lost Book of Nostradamus, The Next Nostradamus, Seven Signs of the Apocalypse, Doomsday Clock, Comets: Prophets of Doom, First Apocalypse, and The Other Nostradamus.