Planet X has also been named Nibiru and is considered the twelfth planet. The name Nibiru came from a book written by Zecharia Sitchin. The book told about a twelfth planet with an oblong orbit. It was supposed to get near the earth every 3600 years. The book was called The Twelfth Planet. The book told the story of a group of aliens who modified people genetically so they would become their slaves. She said that humans evolved on Niribu and colonized the planet in some previous orbit. The aliens were said to return to earth to cause havoc in 2012.1 The whole idea of a “doomsday planetary collision” began with a lady named Nancy Lieder. She started talking about planets colliding in 1995 and she believed that had an implant in her brain that gave her the ability to receive messages from aliens. She claimed that she could communicate with aliens and that she was sent to warn humans that there would be a collision that would end life on earth. She predicted that this collision of planets would happen in May of 2003. When the event did not happen in 2003, Lieder and her followers decided it would happen in 2013. This was in line with the end of the Mayan calendar.
Many language experts think that that Zecharia Sitchin got it all wrong when he translated ancient text that he claimed a group of people called Sumerians didn’t think there were so many pla...
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...ogy to prove that Planet X either exists or it does not exist. I think it is a way for people to continue to write and sell a lot of books about the subject. I admit that I knew nothing about Planet X before writing this paper. I also admit that I am skeptical that it even exists. I don’t think I will go out and prepare for the big collision and end of the world because of this indormation.4
1 WOLCHOVER, NATALIE. "BELIEVERS IN MYSTERIOUS PLANET NIBIRU, COMET ELENIN AWAIT EARTH'S END." (JULY 24,2011): N. PAGE. PRINT.
2 STEFCO, JILL. "WILL PLANET NIBIRU OR COMET ELENIN COLLIDE WITH EARTH IN 2012?." SHTF NEWS. (JULY 25,2011): N. PAGE. PRINT
3 O,NEILL, IAN. "2012: PLANET X IS NOT NIBIRU." (JUNE 19, 2008): N. PAGE. PRINT.
4 "WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN 2012." WHATWILLAHPPENIN2012NOW.COM/PLANET-X-NIBIRU/FACTS-ABOUT-PLANET-X. N.P., 26 09 2010. WEB. 11 NOV 2013.
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