Flying Saucers Have Landed: A reference to plant pilots (a minor obsession of mine)
Meanwhile, as I traipsed through the book, which is eschewed by most UFO buffs because of the Adamski appellation, I came across this and wonder if any readers of this blog can tell me who the scientist was that is mentioned in this blurb, that I've highlighted with italics and bold font:
"In his book The Riddle of the Flying Saucers Gerald Heard refers to these objects as ‘Thinking Lights’, and puts forward similar suggestions. Other authors, believing that everything which flies must contain a pilot, have said they carry tiny beings six inches in height. Gerald Heard tried to convince us that they were propelled by intelligent insects from Mars. And one scientist, who should have known better, advanced a theory for small intelligent vegetables !"