Posted by: Johan Normark | December 15, 2011

My first five years as PhD

I defended my dissertation thesis against my opponent Scott Hutson exactly five years ago.



  1. Wild speculations about what will happen on this date have emerged over the years, mainly by people who have New Age affiliations (“Mayanism”). See Mark Van Stone’s informative critique of (mainly) John Major Jenkins ‘ alignments between the Winter solstice sun and the dark rift in the Milky Way. Check also out Stephen Houston’s discussion of the Tortuguero monument that mention the 13 Baktun date.


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