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11-29-12, 01:12 PM #1
NASA claims the world will not end on Dec. 21, 2012Quashing the 'doomsday' rumours, top NASA scientists have assured that the world won't end on December 21, 2012.Scientists also clarified that the rumour of a planet or brown dwarf called Nibiru or Planet X or Eris approaching the Earth and threatening our planet with widespread destruction is just an "Internet hoax".
"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 in 2012, astronomers would have been tracking it for at least the past decade, and it would be visible by now to the naked eye," scientists said.
"Obviously, it does not exist. Eris is real, but it is a dwarf planet similar to Pluto that will remain in the outer solar system; the closest it can come to Earth is about 4 billion miles," they said.
On danger of Earth being hit by a meteor in 2012, scientists said that NASA astronomers are carrying out a study called the Spaceguard Survey to find any large near-Earth asteroids long before they hit.
"The last big impact was 65 million years ago, and that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs. We have already determined that there are no threatening asteroids as large as the one that killed the dinosaurs," they said.
'Doomsday' rumours quashed by NASA | NDTV.com
11-29-12, 01:43 PM #2
All this reassurance on NASA's $35,000 a year operating budget. I guess I got to go Xmas shopping after all.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
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11-29-12, 04:08 PM #3
Of course it won't. Odd is updating the Mayan calendar.'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
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11-29-12, 05:10 PM #4
NASA = epic buzzkill
There go my "Party Like It's 12/21/12" ideas.
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11-30-12, 12:34 AM #5
Politricks is what will eventually send us into oblivion. The Mayans were just tired of all the carving into stone.Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
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11-30-12, 07:03 AM #6
NASA lands a robot on Mars and gets defunded. Apple can't find the nearest Starbucks and is the richest company in the world.
They are totally overlooking the aliens in their underground bases that will swarm the planet on December 21.
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