“Tom DeLonge … Believes Practically Every Crazy UFO Story He Hears”

Tom DeLonge, Serial Deleter      By now you probably have heard all about rocker Tom DeLonge, formerly of Blink 182, and his long-promised “UFO announcement” on October 11 that turned out to be nothing more than a fund-raising scheme to provide income for him and his colleagues, with whatever […]

Skeptic Robert Sheaffer Critiques Recent ‘Kecksburg UFO Incident’ Report

var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; The train of the Great Lakes Fireball, seen across at least six states and Ontario, that started the Kecksburg ‘UFO crash’ story. Photo taken 9 December 1965 4:43 p.m. E.S.T. by Richard Champine of Royal Oak, Michigan. Location: 2 miles east of Pontiac, Michigan, approx. 45 […]

MUFON Unravels

     A few years ago, MUFON – the largest UFO group in the U.S., and probably the world – seemed to be riding high. Its motto is, “The scientific study of UFOs for the benefit of humanity.” Its TV show Hangar 1 on the “History” Channel was attracting attention […]

In Search Of ‘Progress’ in UFOlogy – At the End of the Road?

     Every so often, a cry goes out from some well-known UFOlogist about the lack of “progress” in UFOlogy. The cry is often echoed by others, typically with great wailing and gnashing of teeth. Solutions are proposed, but ultimately nothing changes. As those of you who follow the UFO […]

The 25th Annual UFO Congress – A Skeptical Look

     Once again this year, I attended the International UFO Congress at the We-Ko-Pa Resort, Conference Center, and Casino, near Phoenix, Arizona. It looks much the same as last year, except for the really ugly bright orange bags we were all given. There are not as many plastic alien […]

Dr. Simon’s Position on Hill Abduction Isn’t New Revelation, Contrary To Forgery Claim

It’s a “Forgery,” Marden Charges!! By Robert Sheafferbadufos.blogspot.com1-2-15      I frankly didn’t expect to get a lot of response to my posting of December 23, Dr. Simon Reveals his Real Thoughts on the Hill “UFO Abduction” Case. I scanned and posted a 48-page PDF of old letters and documents […]

Documents Surface Re The Barney & Betty Hill Abduction Case

Dr. Simon Reveals his Real Thoughts on the Hill “UFO Abduction” Case By Robert Sheafferbadufos.blogspot.com12-23-15      Digging through some boxes in my garage, I came across a collection of papers I had earlier set aside concerning the famous “UFO abduction” case of Betty and Barney Hill, the subject of […]

A Secret UFO Symposium in New Hampshire – Betty Hill’s Last Hurrah

By Robert Sheafferbadufos.blogspot.com5-26-15 This article is reprinted from my Psychic Vibrations column in the Skeptical Inquirer, September/October, 2007. I am reprinting it because it describes an important piece of UFO history that is not otherwise available on-line. It contains some updates and revisions. It also gives me an opportunity to […]

‘Roswell Slides’: A 20th Anniversary Commemoration of ‘Alien Autopsy’ Hoax?

By Robert Sheafferbadufos.blogspot.com5-1-15      Is it possible that the now-famous Roswell Slides, set to be publicly unveiled very soon on Cinco de Mayo in Mexico City, are a hoax intended to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the infamous Ray Santilli Alien Autopsy hoax, possibly even by the same people […]

Noted Skeptic, Robert Sheaffer Gets Face-Time with Roswell Alien Slides Documentary Film-Maker, Adam Dew

A Skeptic at the UFO Congress, 2015 – Part 3 (final) By Robert Sheafferbadufos.blogspot.com2-25-15 Editor’s note: Noted skeptic, Robert Sheaffer made the trip to The UFO Congress last week and posted his experience to his blog (while there), which in large part were the talks he attended by various UFO […]