Longtime UFO Researcher, Stanton Friedman is Retiring

Tweet var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true};      Longtime UFO researcher Stanton friedman is retiring.”I’m turning 84 in July,” Friedman said in an interview. “I’ll look at the internet, but enough is enough.” Friedman gave his first lecture on Unidentified Flying Objects in 1967. “That’s a longtime.” By Stephen LlewellynThe Daily […]

Deconstructing a 1950 UFO Fake

Tweet var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; Teen-Age Times of Friday-Sunday, March 24-26, 1950. Credit: D. Marler.      This story could be told in two ways. Starting with the problem and ending with the solution, or the reverse. In the case of this controversial UFO photograph from the early years of […]

Object Lands On Highway

     Sightings of a blazing oval shaped object that landed on highways and then took off at tremendous speeds straight up early this moring have been reported to sheriff’s offices here by at least five witnesses from different points near Levelland. By Amarillo Daily News 11-4-1957 […] “I’ve had […]

Yorkshire UFO Crash Mystery Solved

     The missing wreckage of a miniature UFO that ‘crash landed’ on the North York Moors 60 years ago has been found – hidden in the archives of a London museum. The story has been claimed by some experts as Britain’s answer to the Roswell incident. By David ClarkeYorkshire […]

Lecture On Aliens Coming To Earth Left University Students Spellbound | UFO CHRONICLE – 1950

     Whatever you think about Flying Saucers, please believe they are the topic of conversation among students of a University class of Denver in basic science. By Charles Little The Denver Post3-9-1950 Several hundred students of the class listened in spellbound silence Wednesday afternoon to an “exciting” forty-five-minute discourse […]

Silas Newton Identified As Mysterious ‘Dr X,’ Flying Saucer Lecturer at Denver University

     The mystery that shrouded the identity of “Mr. X,” the lecturer who addressed a University of Denver science class last week on Flying Saucers was believed solved Friday. By Thor SeversonThe Denver Post3-17-1950 […] The picture presented for identification was that of Silas M. Newton, president of the […]

Intelligence Community Influence Is a Ufology Staple

     Historian Aaron J. Gulyas is doing a podcast, The Saucer Life, and I recommend checking it out. Gulyas is a longtime researcher, writer, and presenter in the UFO community. He does good work and his podcast is entertaining, as well as full of intriguing, well sourced tidbits. The […]

Flying Objects Stir Inquiry By Pentagon | UFO CHRONICLE – 1957

     The Pentagon is “greatly concerned” about many reports of unidentified flying objects fitting about the country, and is “directing a very thorough investigation,” Col.Dean Hess, Air Force public information officer here, said this afternoon. By LA The Mirror News 11-6-1957 […] See Also: Air Force Closes the Book […]

Pursuit of UFOs Dangerous for Hynek | UFO CHRONICLE – 1966

     The peril of pursuing Flying Saucers [UFOs] has come home to J. Allen Hynek, the distinguished Northwestern University astronomer with the pointed beard. By Arthur J. SniderChicago Daily News 4-2-1966 He has been denounced as a prevaricator, accused of cover-up and threatened with harm if he returns to […]

First Person To Report UFO’s Still Believes in Phenomenon | UFO CHRONICLE – 1977

     On June 24, 1947, Kenneth Arnold, of Meridian, Idaho, was flying his two-seater plane from Chehalis to Yakima, Washington, over Mt Rainier. Grit 7-10-1977 Suddenly, there in his path, he said, were nine shiny, pulsating objects flying over the Cascade Mountains as fast as 1,700 miles per hour. […]