“We Have Absolutely No Idea What’s Out There!” –On ‘World UFO Day’ Scientists Discuss a Taboo Subject


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Are we alone? Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this vast universe is a lonely prospect. On the other hand, if we are not alone and there is someone or something more powerful out there, that too is terrifying. And Why don’t astronomers see UFOs asks Kevin Knuth in The Conversation. Knuth is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Physics and Informatics at the University at Albany. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Entropy. He is a former NASA research scientist having worked for four years at NASA Ames Research Center in the Intelligent Systems Division.


From the Farside: “The Most Controversial Secret on Earth” –Why UFOs are Now a Serious News Story





“You’ve seen it without knowing it. Remember that wild news in December about a secret Pentagon UFO program? And those grainy military videos showing radar images of unexplained phenomena — white, Tic-Tac-shaped objects that appear to fly at remarkable speeds, at impossible angles, without wings or exhaust?”


Today’s “Planet Earth Report” –‘The U.S. Military Keeps Reporting UFOs. What’s Going On?’



We have no idea what’s behind these weird incidents because we’re not investigating. As with Sputnik, the national security implications of these incidents are concerning — but the scientific opportunities are thrilling. Who knows what perils we may avoid or opportunities we might identify if we follow the data? We cannot afford to avert our eyes, given the risk of strategic surprise. The future belongs to not only the physically brave but also the intellectually agile.