When Will The World End? On Sunday According To Conspiracists
I hope you're planning on getting properly on it tonight and Saturday, because this weekend's sesh could be your last, according to conspiracists at least. The tin-foil hatters are convinced that the world is about to end and it's all thanks to the so-called planet Nibiru.
Their theory says that Nibiru, also know as the Black Star, Planet X and Nemesis, is a Brown Dwarf, a massive clump of gas and dust which fails to become a star.
Gravity pulls the star together and heats it up but there is simply not enough mass to jump-start the nuclear reactions, resulting in a Brown Dwarf which radiates little or no light or heat. This means they are difficult for astronomers to detect.
However, the amateur astronomer at Planetxnews.com believe the growing number of earthquakes and volcanoes hitting Earth in recent weeks and shows that Nibiru is heading for collision with us.
Writer Terral Croft claims that after a slight lull in seismic activity in recent weeks, 19 November will be D-day for the apocalypse.
He added: "Global seismic activity reaches a peak in the second two weeks of November moving into December 2017.
"The predicted backside alignment quake event is scheduled for November 19, 2017, when the Earth passes behind the Sun relative to the Black Star."
Although we're yet to experience Planet X-induced damnation so far, NASA has also weighed in on the speculation about a planet hurtling through the universe that no one has actually seen.
The space agency issued a statement about it previously, saying: "The planet in question, Nibiru, doesn't exist, so there will be no collision. The story of Nibiru has been around for years... and is periodically recycled into new apocalyptic fables.
"Nibiru and other stories about wayward planets are an internet hoax. There is no factual basis for these claims. If Nibiru or Planet X were real and headed for an encounter with the Earth... astronomers would have been tracking it for at least the past decade, and it would be visible by now to the naked eye.
"Obviously, it does not exist."
This isn't the first time the planet has been rumoured to send the lot of us to an early grave, earlier this year they said Armageddon was coming on 23 September.
Then they said that it would be coming on 15 October, and we'd experience seven years of tsunamis, earthquakes and horrific volcanic eruptions and everyone would die.
Luckily, for the meantime at least, here we are. But I guess it remains to be seen whether it will occur.
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