Mystery "X" Stands For "X-traterrestrial" to Some Believers

When Hubble Space Telescope first photographed the strange comet-like object p/2010 a2 I just knew it would get attention among the X-Files crowd. The "X" pattern of dust debris, presumably from an asteroid collision, is simply arresting. Last week's release of the Hubble picture spurred a lot of spirited speculation on Internet discussion boards that [...]

February 7, 2010
10:57 AM EST