Will the world end this coming December? If you believe all of the Mayan calendar hype, maybe. But whether you believe that doomsday is coming in 2012 or not, you can rest assured it won't be from a planetary collision. At least, according to NASA.
One of the most shocking fears is "Niburu" (or "Planet X"), a large planetary object supposedly aimed at Earth. The best part? It was supposed to happen back in 2003, according to Niburu expert Nancy Lieder. When it didn't happen, it was changed to December 21st, 2012.
Reminds you of Harold Camping, doesn't it?
The difference? Camping wasn't in telepathic communication with aliens from Zeta Reticuli.
It's nothing more than pseudoscience, according to astronomer Don Yeomans, manager of NASA's Near-Earth Object program office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.
But people fear more than just a possible planetary collision. There's more that can cause the complete destruction of Earth. Cosmic alignments, solar storms, other impacts... click the link below to find out more.