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Featured Press Release

Time for Spaced-Out (real) science at Western on Saturday

Planet Nibiru doesn’t exist — and there is zero scientific basis to support a viral “prophecy” that a secret planet will somehow appear on Saturday to mark the start of the end of life on Earth. “This apocalyptic claim, based on ‘numeracy research’ that has gained traction online, is so bizarre that it’s almost laughable. It’s a virtual case study in why we need to encourage science literacy,” said Parshati Patel, outreach co-ordinator for the Centre for Space and Planetary Exploration (CPSX) at Western.

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