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Doomsday: Has NASA confirmed the possibility of Earth getting hit by an asteroid?

Doomsday: Has NASA confirmed the possibility of Earth getting hit by an asteroid?

NASA detected the asteroid in 2004 and has been observing the celestial body for the past 13 years, finally concluding that the deadly strike may occur in 2036.

Nov 20, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Doomsday: There's only one place on Earth that will be safe, claim theorists

Doomsday: There's only one place on Earth that will be safe, claim theorists

Doomsayers had foretold that Planet X would demolish many parts of the world by causing poles to switch and triggering massive earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in its wake.

Nov 10, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Doomsday: The world is going to end, again. Here's the latest theory

Doomsday: The world is going to end, again. Here's the latest theory

The Nibiru theory claims a rogue planetary system is barrelling towards our solar planet for a cataclysmic extinction event, by shifting Earth’s poles and triggering violent volcanoes and earthquakes. 

Nov 08, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
Doomsday again: Top five 'end of the world' prophecies that failed

Doomsday again: Top five 'end of the world' prophecies that failed

Is the complete destruction of mankind a realistic possibility in the foreseeable future? Probably not.

Oct 30, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Melting permafrost floods Arctic's doomsday global seed vault entrance!

Melting permafrost floods Arctic's doomsday global seed vault entrance!

The Global Seed Vault, opened in 2008, is a concrete bunker, 100 hundred metres deep inside a mountain. The refrigerated unit was designed to be a secure place to store seeds from many of Earth's 3 million known plant species.

May 20, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
World rushing towards 'Doomsday' because of Donald Trump, warn scientists

World rushing towards 'Doomsday' because of Donald Trump, warn scientists

Scientists behind the Doomsday Clock have warned that humanity is in its greatest peril in more than 50 years, partly because of the "words and actions" of US President Donald Trump.

Jan 27, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
1000 asteroids heading towards Earth; conspiracy theorists claim end of the world is near! - Watch video

1000 asteroids heading towards Earth; conspiracy theorists claim end of the world is near! - Watch video

It is being said that these asteroids are travelling near Earth at a speed of 60,000 miles per hour.

Oct 12, 2016, 16:32 PM IST
'Doomsday' clock remains at three minutes to midnight: What does it mean

'Doomsday' clock remains at three minutes to midnight: What does it mean

The "doomsday" clock serves as a metaphor for how close humanity is to destroying the planet.

Jan 27, 2016, 02:41 AM IST
Doomsday to appear in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'

Doomsday to appear in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'

DC supervillain Doomsday, who is best known for killing Superman in 1992's storyline "The Death of Superman", reportedly will be a major villain in "Dawn of Justice".

May 19, 2015, 08:46 AM IST

Doomsday near? Nine families in Meghalaya believe so, cut themselves off from society

Nine tribal families in Meghalaya have quit their jobs, withdrawn all they had from the bank, taken their children out from schools and cut themselves off from the society because they believe that 'doomsday' is near, as per reports on Thursday.

Apr 09, 2015, 17:48 PM IST
Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists

Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists

Climate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization and are bringing the world closer to doomsday, a group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates said Thursday.

Jan 23, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

Superstition and bad luck coincide: Friday the 13th has a full moon

Are you superstitious? If yes, then this piece of information might interest you. Skygazers will witness a full moon on June 13 i.e. Friday. Not only is it Friday the 13th, but it is also a Full Moon.

Jun 13, 2014, 20:13 PM IST

Mayan Long Count calendar did end on December 2012

Carbon dating of a wooden beam from a Guatemalan temple has confirmed the end date of the Mayan Long Count calendar.

Apr 18, 2013, 13:42 PM IST

Amazing solar `wink` tells doomsday prediction was fallacy?

NASA engineers were amazed after clicking a latest picture of the Sun which appeared to be "winking at them".

Dec 29, 2012, 15:15 PM IST

Why the world did not end on December 21

December 21 has come and gone with the prophecy that the world would come to an end turning out to be all hot air and hype.

Dec 25, 2012, 10:00 AM IST

Why the world did not end on Dec 21

Dec 21 has come and gone with the prophecy that the world would come to an end turning out to be all hot air and hype.

Dec 23, 2012, 18:37 PM IST

‘New date for doomsday set for January 1, 2017’

Even though people around the globe waiting anxiously for the world to end on December 21 have survived unscathed, the actual Apocalypse is nigh on four years away, Doomsdayers have claimed.

Dec 23, 2012, 14:09 PM IST

China cracks down on doomsday rumour-mongers, 96 held

As many as 96 people were arrested in central China Saturday after police targetted the cult that spreads doomsday rumours.

Dec 22, 2012, 12:07 PM IST

Doomsday Dec 21, 2012: Believers drawn to hotspots

Although scientists have completely rubbished fears that the world will end on December 21, 2012, believers are being drawn to spots where the buzz suggests that chances of survival will be higher.

Dec 21, 2012, 15:49 PM IST

China arrests doomsday preachers on the day of `apocalypse`

Forty-two doomsday preachers were held in China for warning people that the world will end on Friday, the day of the "apocalypse", taking the total number of such arrests to over 1,000.

Dec 21, 2012, 12:27 PM IST