The survey was conducted by astrophysicist Peter A. Sturrock.
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(1977 AAS UFO Survey)
Wikipedia article: “American Astronomical Society”: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Astronomical_Society
Wikipedia article: “Peter A. Sturrock”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_A._Sturrock
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Peter A. Sturrock (British citizen),Professor Emeritus of applied physicsat Stanford University, California &UFO Researcher (gstatic.com photo)