Transcript of Telecon with Dr. Anthony Aveni on 2012


Dr. Aveni got us ready for the public's questions about the end of the world...again.
Arm yourself with history, facts, and humor with this telecon from leading
astronomer, cultural anthropologist, and popular writer Anthony Aveni.

The Telecon occurred on March 22nd. Download the slides and written transcript here. Audio transcripts avaliable soon.

Anthony F. Aveni is a Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology at Colgate University, where he has taught for over 4 decades. Dr. Aveni helped develop the field of archaeoastronomy and now is considered one of the founders of Mesoamerican archaeoastronomy, in particular for his research in the astronomical history of the Maya Indians of ancient Mexico. He has written 16 books and lectured at more than 300 universities around the world. Dr. Aveni took us on a historical ride that had us holding onto our seats.