UFO Conjecture(s)

Thursday, June 16, 2011

A Rand Paper from 1968, reviewing the UFO status

This paper, released in 2000 for DTIC staffers, is a RAND report from 1968 reviewing the UFO phenomenon to that date [1968].

It's an overview of what was going on inside government agencies about UFO sightings.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Three Airship Renderings

Those Mysterious Airships of the 1890s

A wonderful article about the phantom airships of the 1890s by Rudolph Umland appeared in The Prairie Schooner [Winter 1966/1967, Page 302 ff.]

You can access a WORD document of the article by clicking HERE

Or you can access the article as a web-page (using any browser) by clicking HERE

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The 1890s Airship Mystery -- explained?

Some of Britain's UFOs?

The Roswell Balloon?

Army Air Force meteorologists prepare to launch a hydrogen-filled balloon. The balloon transported a radiosonde that transmitted back to a ground station. The radiosonde measured temperature, humidity, and pressure. This instrument was used after World War II. It was sent up from posts in New Mexico and was important for obtaining meteorological information for military operations.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

UFO Abductions: The Explanations

Gerald Eberlein's paper on the UFO abduction phenomenon presents an academic take on alleged "kidnappings" by extraterrestrials.

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