The Lost Files of Project Blue Book

From the Desks of Project Blue Book      The Black Vault is proud to host files from the “Desks of Project Blue Book” — courtesy of Investigator Rob Mercer. Many of these files are not available anywhere else, and are here due to the research efforts of Mr. Mercer. […]

Flying Saucers (UFOs) Sighters Get scientific Support | UFO CHRONICLE – 8-12-1965

     […] Jacqques Vallee, French-born astronomer now a Chicagoan, believes a lack of authentic research may be at the bottom of inability to place UFOs in perspective. […] “The current increase in the number of UFO reports,” he said, “undoubtedly marks the beginning of a wave comparable to those […]

The UFO Phenomenon and Close Encounters of the Third Kind – 40th Anniversary

A cinematic marvel that inspired directors of the sci-fi genre, this month marks forty years since the release of Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind. It was also an integral component of the American UFO and abduction phenomenon in the late 20th century, which significantly increased public awareness […]

UFO Investigative Teams and Brigadier General Arthur Exon

     As happens all too often, as I’m searching for something else, I stumble onto a document that helps explain information I had found in the past. Brigadier General Arthur Exon, who was the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base commander, a position similar to that of a mayor, told me […]

UFO / ET Contact at CIA Head Quarters in Washington D.C.?

     [The] so-called “Psychic Incident” which took place at a CIA building in downtown Washington, D.C. … [It] reportedly occurred on July 6, 1959. And according to a report filed by Major Friend, USAF, By Just CauseSept 1978 Commanding Officer of Project Blue Book, contact was made, a UFO […]

Close Encounters: Why UFOs Are Having a Moment

A new biography on scientist Dr. J. Allen Hynek shows that we might be on the verge of another cluster of UFO sighting reports      When the unassuming turn of phrase “unidentified flying object” was coined in the 1940s, it was intended to suggest that the objects in question […]

Hynek’s Last Contract with the Project Blue Book UFO Program

     Mark O’Connell’s The Close Encounters Manexamines the astronomer J. Allen Hynek’s scientific career and his parallel work in UFO research. O’Connell shows how Hynek, a skeptical advisor to the US Air Force’s UFO Projects SIGN, Grudge, and Blue Book, became an advocate for serious UFO studies and the […]

Viral ‘Alien Video’ (Easily) Proven a HOAX

     … the various copies of this video can easily be traced back to an original upload to Youtube on 6 July 2016 by Canadian visual effects artists Aristomenis Tsirbas (“Meni Tsirbas”) of MeniThings Productions. Meni Tsirbas has been a digital artist on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, By […]

Top 5 Strangest Paranormal Military Projects

5 strange military projects involving UFOs, time travel, psychic powers, a mysterious crash at Roswell and the paranormal… Subscribe to Dark5 ► http://bit.ly/dark5?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss More Dark5 Videos: 5 Most Secret Military Aircraft ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJ0I773sFbw&index=4&list=PL5_Wlsif8uKta_8Fe8oyHJfmH_MpxRl6D&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss 5 Sci-fi Weapons that Actually Exist ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caH2pspeEFc&list=PL5_Wlsif8uKta_8Fe8oyHJfmH_MpxRl6D&index=15&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss 5 Strangest Photos of World War II ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofI7D2Faivw&index=2&list=PL5_Wlsif8uKta_8Fe8oyHJfmH_MpxRl6D&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss […]

10 Tips When Investigating a Flying Saucer

By The CIA1021016 1. Establish a Group To Investigate and Evaluate Sightings Before December 1947, there was no specific organization tasked with the responsibility for investigating and evaluating UFO sightings. There were no standards on how to evaluate reports coming in, nor were there any measurable data points or results […]