A wild conspiracy theory claims the end of the world is just around the corner.
Some wacky conspiracy theorists, according to Daily Express, have pointed out codes in the Bible that imply that “the end of the world is imminent, with Earth set to be destroyed on April 23,” said theorist David Meade. According to Meade, the supposed positioning of the planets and constellations is just another signal that the end of the world is almost here.
The theory claims that the planet Nibiru, or Planet X, will appear on April 23. But then, Meade said, the planet will pass the Earth in October. If that makes zero sense to you, you’re not alone (unless the world is set to end twice in one year, which seems a little excessive to be honest). Meade said Nibiru passing Earth is what will begin the Rapture with massive volcanic eruptions due to its gravitational force. Huh.
Don’t fret: if there was even an ounce of credibility to this theory left, Space.com claims to have debunked it and NASA is also on board to disprove the theory. Space.com said that Meade’s prediction of the sky arrangement is completely false. NASA has said multiple times that Nibiru or Planet X does not exist at all and that the theory is nothing but a hoax.
There you have it. The world is probably not going to end this April but if you want to entertain yourself with some wild theories, head over to Daily Express. If you’re into actual science, check out the Lyrid meteor shower, which will peak on April 22, according to USA Today.