IT's all supposed to line up according to the astro-physicists. THe world ending part is Mayan I belive. Comes from a stone calender made hundreds of years ago that goes all the way up to 2012 and mysteriously stops.yea that could possibly happen
Just google MAyan stone calander.
The stars lining up stuff was just on Discovery a few weeks ago. SOme journey through the universe to the beginning of time, or something.