Dr David Morrison, an astronomer at NASA Ames Research Center, said if the system made it into the inner solar system, it would disrupt the position of the all planets, and “eject the moon from Earth’s orbit.”The internet has been alive with conspiracy theories claiming the Nibiru or Planet X system is heading towards Earth, and will trigger a global apocalypse from Sunday, November 19.
So-called Nibiru truthers claim NASA is at the heart of a global elite conspiracy to hide the truth from the general population while they seek refuge in secret underground bunkers.
The Nibiru myth emerged in 1976, when writer Zecharia Sitchin claimed two ancient Middle Eastern cultures, the Babylonians and Sumerians, told of a giant planet dubbed Nibiru which orbited the Sun.
They say the planet will cause the poles to switch, sparking great earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Sightings of the disastrous Nibiru cataclysm
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The Nibiru cataclysm is a supposed disastrous encounter between the Earth and a large planetary object
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In January 2002, a dull star in an obscure constellation suddenly became 600,000 times more luminous than our SunAnd the Nibiru or Planet X theory claims a mini solar system consisting of a sun, planets and moons is lurking in space on the edge of our system with a huge 3,600 miles orbit of the sun.
But Nasa has repeatedly said Nibiru does not exist.
Dr Morrison was speaking during a podcast released by the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Institute (SETI) website.
It was part of the Big Picture Science Radio Show, which broadcast an episode called “Skeptic Check: Nibiru! (Again!)”
Mr Morrison was asked to say what would happen in the solar system if Nibiru entered it.