The elusive Planet X, or Nibiru, with its unimaginably long 27-million-year orbit, is still only a theory to many. But one astrophysicist believes it spells doom for Earth. Nibiru’s arrival this month, he says, will bring about a mass extinction of untold proportions.
Planet Nine – a new “Super Earth” planet found lurking at the edge of the Solar System in January – triggers comet showers that bomb life on Earth into oblivion, Daniel Whitmire, of the University of Louisiana, claims.
The respected former astrophysics professor claims the ice giant knocks space rocks towards Earth as its 20,000-year orbit around the Sun takes it through the Kuiper Belt – a band of asteroids, comets and ice balls beyond Pluto.