The Life and Times of Planet X?

Planet X is not out there

When I was younger I remember hearing about the discovery of a new planet dubbed Planet X.  At the time I heard about this “Planet X” it was supposed to be the tenth planet in our solar system.  But then, as time went on, I never heard about it again.  The years went by and I forgot about Planet X.  It’s like it exited the galaxy without a goodbye.  And then it seemed there was this resurgence in the name or in the very concept of Planet X.  A band came out with name Planet X that got my attention and then two films came out that dealt with a rogue planet: Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia” and Mike Cahill’s “Another Earth.”  So whatever happened to this new planet that seemingly came and went?  Whatever happened to Planet X?

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