Daily Archives: August 21, 2009

Two Interesting UFO Documents: The “Smith Memo” (1950) and Physicist Robert Sarbacher’s 1983 Letter

In my ongoing quest, these past few weeks, to learn about the UFO phenomenon, and decide what I think about it, I’ve found that the following memo and letter are pretty important pieces of documentary evidence among UFOlogists. The first is a … Continue reading

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Mental Health Break: Elephant on a Trampoline

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An Interesting Larry King UFO Segment

And here’s a link to Newsweek’s science article on UFOs last year.

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“If this doesn’t give religion a bad name, nothing will”: An Example of a New Atheist’s Gross Misuse of Logic

“If this doesn’t give religion a bad name, nothing will.” This reference to the Islamic Republic of Iran, as well as 9/11, was made at atheist biologist Jerry Coyne’s blog last week. The sentence is an example of the kinds of … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post on France’s Opening Up of Its Previously Classified UFO Files

The Washington Post, in 2007, reported on the opening of France’s previously classified UFO files. Here’s the link to the article. The article focused on two key incidents revealed in the documents—one of children witnessing a UFO and one of an Air France encounter. … Continue reading

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Walter Cronkite Anchors a UFO Segment for CBS News, Oct. 17, 1973

Here’s how CBS News reported some UFO sightings 36 years ago, on Oct. 17, 1973. One of those who claimed at the time to witness a UFO was the governor of Ohio, and he described the UFO that he saw as amber in color. The … Continue reading

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Astronaut Gordon Cooper on UFOs

Astronaut Gordon Cooper, who died in 2004, spent much of his life convinced that extraterrestrial intelligences are visiting Earth and that the American government is covering up this fact. Here’s what Wikipedia says about Cooper’s UFO beliefs and experiences: Cooper claimed to have … Continue reading

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