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The purpose of this blog is the creation of an open, international, independent and free forum, where every UFO-researcher can publish the results of his/her research. The languagues, used for this blog, are Dutch, English and French.You can find the articles of a collegue by selecting his category. Each author stays resposable for the continue of his articles. As blogmaster I have the right to refuse an addition or an article, when it attacks other collegues or UFO-groupes.
Deze blog is opgedragen aan mijn overleden echtgenote Lucienne.
In 2012 verloor ze haar strijd tegen kanker!
In 2011 startte ik deze blog, omdat ik niet mocht stoppen met mijn UFO-onderzoek.
UFO'S - MET HET LAATSTE NIEUWS OVER UFO'S BOVEN BELGIË EN IN ANDERE LANDEN...
UFO's in België en de rest van de wereld In België heb je vooral BUFON of het Belgisch UFO-Netwerk, dat zich met UFO's bezighoudt. BEZOEK DUS ZEKER VOOR ALLE OBJECTIEVE INFORMATIE ww.ufo.be.
Verder heb je ook het Belgisch-Ufo-meldpunt en Caelestia, die prachtig, doch ZEER kritisch werk leveren, ja soms zelfs héél sceptisch...
Voor Nederland kan je de mooie site www.ufowijzer.nl bezoeken van Paul Harmans. Een mooie site met veel informatie en artikels.
MUFON of het Mutual UFO Network Inc is een Amerikaanse UFO-vereniging met afdelingen in alle USA-staten en diverse landen.
MUFON's mission is the analytical and scientific investigation of the UFO- Phenomenon for the benefit of humanity...
Je kan ook hun site bekijken onder www.mufon.com.
Ze geven een maandeliiks tijdschrift uit, namelijk The MUFON UFO-Journal. Since 02/01/2013 is Pieter not only president (=voorzitter) of BUFON, but also National Director MUFON / Flanders and the Netherlands. We work together with the French MUFON Reseau MUFON/EUROP.
New Map Of Moon Titan Reveals It Has A Sea Level Similar To Earth
New Map Of Moon Titan Reveals It Has A Sea Level Similar To Earth
Titan, Saturn’s giant satellite, is more Earth-like than previously thought.
Previous observations have shown that Titan has a dense atmosphere and stable liquid on its surface.
Of course, its seas and lakes are not made of water, but methane and ethane.
Now, researchers have found a new way in which this distant alien satellite looks disturbingly like our planet: it has sea level, a constant average elevation in relation to gravitational attraction.
The new study, based on data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft and published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, finds that Titan’s seas are constantly rising relative to their gravitational pull, just like Earth’s oceans.
Ligeia Mare, a look at the second largest known body of liquid on the Surface of Saturn’s moon Titan.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
It seems that the smallest lakes on Titan appear at elevations several hundred meters higher than sea level.
On Earth, lakes are also commonly found at high altitudes.
The highest lake navigable by large ships, the Titicaca, located at more than 3,700 meters above sea level.
The new study suggests that elevation is important because Titan’s liquid bodies appear to be connected below the surface in something like an aquifer system on Earth.
The hydrocarbons seem to flow below the surface of the moon in a similar way as water flows through porous underground rock or gravel on our planet, which means that nearby lakes communicate with each other and share a common liquid level.
A rendered size-comparison sheet between the Planet Earth, the Moon, and Saturn’s Moon Titan.
“Because we have such amazing accuracy we were able to see that between these two seas the elevation varied smoothly about 11 meters, relative to the center of mass of Titan, consistent with the expected change in the gravitational potential. We are measuring Titan’s geoid. This is the shape that the surface would take under the influence of gravity and rotation alone, which is the same shape that dominates Earth’s oceans.”
Much of the study was based on the data obtained by the Cassini radar instrument.
A new topographic map published in Geophysical Research Letters offered new insight into Titan.
The map exposed several new features on Titan, including new mountains, none of more than 700 meters in elevation.
It also offered a global view of the highs and lows of its topography, which allowed scientists to confirm that two places in the equatorial region of Titan which are in fact depressions that could be ancient dry seas or cryovolcanic flows.
The map also revealed that Titan is a bit more flattened than previously known, suggesting that there is more variability in the thickness of its crust than previously thought.
Mindbending White And Green Balls Of Light Spotted Over Siberia Leaving Locals Terrified
Mindbending White And Green Balls Of Light Spotted Over Siberia Leaving Locals Terrified
Russia has been hit by a wave of reports of a giant UFO in the sky last night with spectacular pictures of an enormous glowing ball illuminating northern Siberia. Social media erupted with claims of 'aliens arriving' and locals in far flung parts of the country told of 'shivers down their spines'.
While the source of the light remains unclear, some have suggested that it was the the trace of a rocket launched by the Russian military that caused this extraordinary phenomenon in the night sky.Vasily Zubkov posted: 'I went out to smoke a cigarette and thought it was the end of the world.' The extraordinary scenes were captured by leading Siberian photographer Sergey Anisimov in the town of Salekhard which straddles the Arctic Circle. 'I was taken aback for a few minutes, not understanding what was happening,' he said.’ The glowing ball rose from behind the trees and moved in my direction. My first thought was about the most powerful searchlight, but the speed of changing everything around changed the idea of what was happening. The ball began to turn into an arc and gradually dissipated.' After the multi-coloured light show was over he went home to find local children as young as five in the yard babbling about 'aliens' and 'the portal to another dimension', he said. Some 520 miles further east, another photographer Alexey Yakovlev admitted to feeling scared as he witnessed the UFO spectacle at Strezhevoi, in the north of Tomsk region, reported The Siberian Times. 'At first I thought - it is such a radiance of such an unusual form, round in shape. But gradually the ball began to expand, it became clear that this is not some radiance and it became scary. It's good that I was not alone....a group of people cannot hallucinate.' On social media, Anastasia Boldyreva posted simply: 'Aliens arrived.
'The were many similar messages. Nurgazy Taabaldiev claimed: 'It's a gap in the space-time continuum.
While the source of the light has not been confirmed, not all are convinced it was a Russian rocket test. Some local experts suggest it may have been caused by the Northern lights.But the most common theory is that Russian strongman Vladimir Putin had chosen this moment to frighten the West with grandiose military exercises by his strategic nuclear forces. Putin personally oversaw the launch of four nuclear-capable ballistic missiles as part of a training exercise for Russia's strategic nuclear forces, the Kremlin said on Friday, the Interfax news agency reported. The test launches, conducted last night, involved land, air, and submarine-based ballistic missiles, Russia's defence ministry said in a separate statement. The ministry said a Topol intercontinental ballistic missile had been test fired from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northern Russia, hitting a target at the Kura military testing range on the Kamchatka Peninsula thousands of kilometres (miles) away.
It was the likely the traces of one of these rockets - capable of carrying nuclear missiles - that caused this extraordinary phenomenon in the night sky, say the Russian media. As photographer Mr Yakovlev accurately guessed: 'It seems I accidentally shot the launch of a secret space rocket from Plesetsk'. Nigel Watson, author of the UFO Manual, told MailOnline: 'This looks amazing and it is not surprising the sight of it caused witnesses to think of aliens and the opening of a portal to another dimension.
'These fantastic possibilities are shot down by the prosaic explanation that this strange light phenomena was caused by the testing of an intercontinental missile. 'This seems like a poor explanation for something so spectacular but other rocket launches have caused similar spectacles. 'In particular, in December 2009 a stunning spiralling light was seen over Norway, which was caused by a failed Russian missile test. 'They may not be of an alien origin but we can certainly admire their beauty, even if they are caused by weapons of mass destruction.' A similar light was seen in the skies over Norway in December 2009, which was caused by a failed missile launch. Speaking to Barents Observer at the time, Dr Truls Lynne Hansen, a researcher at the Tromso Geophysical Observatory, said: 'The missile has probably come out of control and exploded.
'The peculiar spiral shaped light pattern comes from reflection of the sun in the leaking fuel.'
This UFO cloaked in a cloud was seen over Crete last week. You can see that its breaking through the clouds. Don't be fooled by these cloaked craft. Aliens are highly intelligent and often believe that human intelligence is incredibly inferior to them. Thus, humans will often assume the cloud is just a cloud. However, we at UFO Sightings Daily know different. Here it almost looks like an invasion. Very dark, almost sinister looking.
Scott C. Waring
Photographer Yiannis Gkikas snapped a rare scene on January 11 in Rethymno, Crete, Greece, when a huge cloud of disk-shaped aircraft appeared in the sky. The group's photos were subsequently posted on the Greek weather website Meteokrites.
Long Glowing UFO Seen Over City In Santos, Brazil In Jan 2018, Video, UFO Sighting News.
Long Glowing UFO Seen Over City In Santos, Brazil In Jan 2018, Video, UFO Sighting News.
Date of sighting: January 2018 Location of sighting: Santos, Brazil This UFO was reported by SecureTeam10 of Youtube. A UFO moves across the night sky. Five bright center lights glowing all the while and some smaller lights along its sides. The video was taken long ways on the phone instead of sideways. Thats another sign thats its real. The way it shoots off is a rare thing to see on video. Most UFO reports only show the craft hovering, but here we see it moving from left to right and then shots off right again. This is an important video that shows how a UFO moves so easily, so perfectly, without making rounded turns. Tell us your thoughts on this video in the comments below please.
Captured over Thailand this week was a UFO cloaked as a cloud. Why would an alien race disguise their craft as a cloud? First they have rules, rules about intrumpting without the governments consent. Second they have no intention to frighten people, they instead want to get as close as possible to the ground so that they can scan the inhabitants and their daily routines. I think the cloud cloak is actually pure genius on their part. Scott C. Waring
News states: On the morning of the 14th, when many people are still asleep, the photographer Liu Guoqing of Thailand captured the wonderful scene in the sky. A cloud of similar UFO UFO, appeared in Mount Taishan, against the colorful sky under the glow. Dai top, many people also photographed this group "UFO cloud." It is understood that this god-like cloud of flying saucer, the scientific name pod cloud, is a natural phenomenon of weather, often when the humid air over the mountains appeared. If the temperature of the air drops over the mountains, the moisture in the air condenses into a pod cloud.
A Facebook user reported that they witnessed a dark UFO disk hovering over a volcano called Popocatelpetl in Mexico this week. This particular volcano is notorious for its UFO sightings over the last decade. I have long believed that below this volcano sits an underground alien base. The base is about 4-5km below the surface. This volcano has a mouth that is 600 meters across. Now compare the mouth area with the size of the UFO. You will see this UFO is about 25-30% the size of the volcano mouth. Therefore the UFO is 150 to 200 meters across. Thats one big craft.
Now since this is Facebook, its not so easy to post a video right here for you, but please click the link above and watch it. It is fantastic! Scott C. Waring
WAT GEBEURDE ER IN HEMELSNAAM BOVEN MICHIGAN, USA? ( VIDEO )
WAT GEBEURDE ER IN HEMELSNAAM BOVEN MICHIGAN, USA? ( VIDEO )
Op 16 januari 2018, net na acht uur 's avonds, werden inwoners van de Amerikaanse staat Michigan opgeschrikt door een meteoriet die met een knal explodeerde.
Vrijwel tegelijkertijd gebeurde er een aantal anders mysterieuze dingen zoals een lichtstraal uit de hemel en UFO's die werden gefilmd boven de bewuste locatie.
Wat er afgelopen week gebeurde in de Amerikaanse staat Michigan is ronduit bizar te noemen. Een aantal gebeurtenissen die vrijwel tegelijk plaatsvinden en toch ogenschijnlijk niets met elkaar te maken hebben.
Het begint net na acht uur op 16 januari 2018 wanneer duizenden mensen een vreemde lichtbol waarnemen boven de staat. Het bleek een meteoriet te zijn die met een flinke explosie uit elkaar barstte, volgens de autoriteiten. Eveneens zou deze meteoriet een aardbeving van 2.0 op de schaal van Richter hebben veroorzaakt, op ongeveer 40 kilometer afstand van Detroit.
Maar, dan begint het heel vreemd te worden, want ongeveer tegelijkertijd wordt een soort lichtstraal waargenomen boven de stad Taylor.
Een straal die niets te maken heeft met de meteoriet en die er als volgt uitziet.
Deze lichtstraal was te zien boven Taylor, een stad met ongeveer 65.000 inwoners. Net na dat de vreemde lichtstraal aan de hemel verscheen, brak er brand uit bij een woonhuis met garage in die plaats.
De autoriteiten kwamen heel snel met de mededeling dat de brand niets te maken had met de meteoriet en over de vreemde lichtstraal werd al helemaal niets vermeld. Het zou allemaal veroorzaakt zijn door wat lekkende benzine uit een pick-up truck.
Echter, uit foto's die mensen ter plaatse maakten, lijkt het meer alsof er een bom is ingeslagen in het huis en garage.
Een tweede belangrijk punt is dat wetenschappers inmiddels hebben verklaard dat de aardbeving die werd gemeten niet veroorzaakt kan zijn door de meteoriet, omdat die in de lucht exploderen en geen aardschokken veroorzaken.
Een ander opvallend feit is dat het plaatsje Taylor in de laatste decennia is bezocht door drie verschillende presidenten: George W. Bush, Bill Clinton en Barack Obama. Dit geeft dan weer aanleiding om te denken dat er iets speciaals is op/in die plek, wat verder wordt bevestigd door het volgende:
Een vrouw die in Taylor woont en het licht zag en het gerommel in de lucht hoorde, dacht in eerste instantie aan onweer, maar toen ze naar buiten keek begreep ze dat dit niet kon omdat het een vrij heldere koude nacht was. Ze besloot toen om de beelden van haar beveiligingscamera te bekijken en ze viel ze bijna van haar stoel want ze zag maar liefst vijf verschillende UFO's die heen en weer vlogen, formaties aannamen en een en ander had niets met een meteoriet te maken.
De vrouw die de opname had gemaakt, besloot om deze te delen met de rest van de wereld en plaatste de beelden op haar YouTube-kanaal, Lucky Puppie, en normaal gesproken staan daar alleen beelden op van allerlei honden.
De beelden van de UFO's stonden er ook niet lang, want de volgende dag waren ze plotsklaps verdwenen. Of ze dit zelf heeft gedaan of dat de video werd verbannen, is niet duidelijk.
Gelukkig had iemand een kopie gemaakt, zodat we ook zelf de bijzondere bewegende beelden kunnen zien.
Duidelijk is dat er die bewuste dinsdagavond heel wat meer gebeurde dan "alleen maar" een meteoriet. Iets kwam uit de hemel en veroorzaakte een verwoest huis en garage op de grond. Iets dat heel sterk doet denken aan het soort laserstralen die werden waargenomen tijdens de recente branden in Californië.
The 2-mile-long Marree Man is the second largest geoglyph in the world but nobody knows who made it
The 2-mile-long Marree Man is the second largest geoglyph in the world but nobody knows who made it
The first thought that comes to mind when beholding it is that this enormous piece of land art was made by the ancients to serve as a sign for the gods, or as a mythical representation of some tribal hero. But this is not the case with the Marree Man, the second largest geoglyph in the world. It was discovered recently after a plane flew over it in 1998, and it was probably created recently as well. The only problem is, nobody knows who made it or why.
Although it was the 1990s and information about somebody doing something traveled fast, somehow an individual or a group of artists managed to get to this hardly accessible part of South Australia, on the plateau of Finnis Springs, just outside an Australian military base called Woomera Prohibited Area, and created this huge geoglyph with a perimeter of 17 miles. It was definitely a massive undertaking that demanded a lot of labor, and it is strange how nobody noticed–especially because it was close to a big military base.
On June 26, 1998, Trec Smith, a local pilot, flew from the nearby town of Marree to Cooper Pedy and noticed the drawing that was spread across the whole plateau. Later, a hotel in the area claimed that they received an anonymous fax with the coordinates of the geoglyph. Soon the Marree Man geoglyph became headline news across Australia. A big part of the fascination lay in the fact that nobody knew who actually made it. It seemed like some extraterrestrials came and did it in a few seconds.
So what is the Marree Man? Visually speaking, the Marree man is a depiction of a man who holds a boomerang (or a woomera–a throwing stick that was used to chase away birds). Upon examination, it was discovered that the lines of the Marree man were about 8 to 12 inches deep and 114 feet wide. The whole figure is an astonishing 2.6 miles long, and it takes up a perimeter of 17 miles.
The following year, the media was anonymously informed that a small plaque was buried just 16 feet south of Marree Man’s nose. The plaque turned out to be a little American flag with Olympic rings over it. The short text on the plaque reads:
“In honour of the land they once knew. His attainments in these pursuits are extraordinary; a constant source of wonderment and admiration.”
Research was done on this quote, and it was discovered that it comes from a 1946 book written by H. H. Finlayson called The Red Centre. The book is about the hunters of the Pitjantjatjara tribe–the tribe that lives around the Uluru rock formation. These particular words come from a chapter in which the author describes how wallabies were hunted with the use of throwing sticks. The section also describes the look of the hunters, who were naked and had initiation marks on their bodies.
The media received another anonymous message with the name of the artwork. Supposedly it was called “Stuart’s Giant,” after John McDouall Stuart, the famous explorer who led the first expedition across Australia.
Reception of the newly created geoglyph was mixed but mainly positive. A lot of people wanted it to stay. After all, it started bringing tourists to the area. One of the local newspapers, the Advertiser,wrote that the land drawing should be made permanent. Because of the weather conditions in the region, the Marree Man started to erode and disappear. By 2013 it was barely visible, so people demanded that the lines should be made deeper; down to the white chalk layer beneath the ground. Those that were against it, like Dorothy Kotz, the Minister for Environment and Heritage at the time, described the figure as “environmental vandalism.” David Ruthman, who was the Minister for Aboriginal affairs called it “graffiti.”
There are two main theories about the author of this modern geoglyph. According to some people, it was made by Aboriginal artist Bardius Goldberg, who died in 2002. He was the perfect suspect. He lived in Alice Springs and had often discussed his wish to create a piece of art that would be visible from space. One of his friends said that he received $10,000 during the time when the figure was discovered. Goldberg never confirmed nor denied this claims.
Approximate location of Marree Man.
Another theory is that the geoglyph was made by a group from the United States. This is possible because of several facts. First of all, the description of the figure is written in feet instead of meters; also, the term Aboriginal “reservations” is mentioned, and this word is never used to describe the Aborigines. Another clue is a jar that was found buried near the Marree Man. In it, an American flag, together with a satellite picture of the geoglyph, was found. There was also a note in which the infamous Branch Davidian sect was mentioned. Despite all the clues, the creation of the Marree Man is still a mystery.
Mystery aside, this geoglyph is still an attraction. In 2016, its decaying lines were fixed with the help of a satellite-guided tool. Now it is visible again, and although the area is off-limits, those who want can take a flight over it and see it.
Amazing video of a UFO over Bangor, Ireland 20-Feb-2013
Amazing video of a UFO over Bangor, Ireland 20-Feb-2013
A motorcyclists garage security camera catches a UFO moving intelligently and illuminating the whole area at night over Bangor, a large town in County Down in Northern Ireland on the 20th February 2013. Travelling low then ascending to move onwards! turning to avoid obsticals and then making its way off while glowing super bright, the objject surely is a UFO if you ever have seen one.
In special reports, this week’s files cover: Abductions and Alien Contact, New York Post January 7, 2018, Paul Hill’s Interstellar Travel in “Unconventional Flying Objects,” Massive UFO and Filmed by Jet Fighters, and World Peace Pagoda Similar to a UFO.
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena sightings were reported over Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, and Tennessee.
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena sightings were reported over Argentina, Canada, France, Italy, Poland, and England in the United Kingdom and Ukraine.
The Filer Research Institute feels the scientific study of UFOs is for the benefit of humankind and is an important endeavor. The US Air Force investigated UFOs publicly for more than twenty years under Project Blue Book; and I continue this advanced research. I believe the God of the universe has spread life throughout the cosmos and UFO’s are visiting us in ever-increasing numbers.
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Abductions and Alien Contact
My daughter Elizabeth attended Temple University professor Dr. David Jacob’s UFO course and we stared attending his monthly meetings in Philadelphia. He provided great insight into the abduction phenomenon. I met dozens of abductees who were convincing in their stories at his home.
As State Director In New Jersey, I have personally interviewed many people who also believe they have been abducted. I try to get people to remember their abductions without hypnosis. I suggest that if they have missing time and suspicions that they should attempt to recall the experience when in a partial awakened time period. For example, when you partially awake in the middle of the night, try to recall the abduction on your own. Hide behind a curtain if you are afraid. If these procedures didn’t work I would use hypnosis without asking key questions.
There appears to be evidence the phenomenon is inter-generational and the children of an abductee will all be abductees as will their children, and so on. Many parents are aware of their children being abducted. There is some evidence this has been going on for generation’s even decades. Often members of the same family have similar scars and memories aboard the craft. Abductions begin in childhood and continue into old age. Many abductees actually remember their youngest abduction first. It seems they are given permission to remember or the time distance allows them to remember. People only seem to remember a few experiences, but seem to know when they had a rough night, are tired, with “suspicious” occurrences such as their night gowns inside out, waking in the wrong bed or wrong end of the bed. It seems the abductions occur at least once a month, often once a week.
Women who feel they provided eggs for off spring, often meet with their hybrid children on a very regular basis, probably a couple times a week.
Occasionally, aliens and their craft are seen by neighbors and evidence of their visitation exists. While I was active duty in Military Airlift Headquarters my boss Bob Woods was the commands UFO officer and visited many UFO visitation sights. As the UFOs moved into position near homes they often broke branches off trees. I Williamstown, New Jersey John Thompson was awakened a looked out the windows at a disc in the back yard. The aliens walked through concrete block picked him up and carried him to the craft. There they used a pen like device to open his chest from one arm pit to the other. I contacted two Flight Surgeons on active duty who examined John. They knew of no surgical reason for cutting someone horizontally across the chest. Yet the scars were evident on a strong six foot three inch man who held a high security post. We also visited John’s backyard where the UFO had been parked. The yard was mostly grass but where the UFO landed there was a 25 foot circle cut into the earth filled with gravel. It appeared the top layer of soil and grass had been removed. John did not know if the gravel had been their previously. John had complete memory of the abduction, gray aliens and their surgery. He felt they were looking for something in his chest, reached in possibly grabbed something and using the pen like object closed his chest up like a zipper. The flight surgeons confirmed the scar was about a month old.
Many abductees tell me about abductions as children. How they were being held by their father and noticed a UFO outside. /the father would go to sleep of be knocked out as the alien walked through the sliding door, picked up the child and carried him into a small disc. The disc would fly off into space and enter a much larger space ship. Other discs could be seen landing, and aliens leading abductees would go into various rooms. He was taken to a separate room and placed on a bed. Looking out the window hatch he could see the Earth off in the distance.
He was examined, told not to be afraid, and returned home with his father still unconscious. He awakened his father and told him about his journey. His father smiled but never confirmed that he believed his son’s story.
Most abductees do not know about what is happening to them and tend to remember relatively young abductions. Several ladies claimed the aliens came to their house making loud noises. They were taken aboard craft and sat next to their neighbor. The next day they questioned the neighbor who thought she was imagining things.
One observation I had with New Jersey abductees is that they are generally very attractive people. The ladies could win beauty contests while the men appeared strong, handsome and virile.
The aliens have good taste and choose abductees who will upgrade their species and aware of what is considered good looks by humans. Some people have good memories of some of their abductions and become fearful and aggravated. One abductee decided to get away from the abductions, drove to the airport and entered the international terminal. He had no idea where he might go and took the first plane he could buy a ticket on. He flew to his destination, got off the plane and was able to find an obscure Hotel. That night he was abducted. We assume they have some sort of tracking device on their favorite abductees.
Many of the abductees seemed to have transmitters and receivers placed within them as Dr. Roger Leir, who claimed to remove extraterrestrial implants from the bodies of abductees. Meet a surgeon who claims to remove highly advance implants, nanotechnology microchips embedded by aliens, non-humans monitoring our earth. Discover the world of abductions, scalar wave transmissions, and a program to study or manipulate the human race.
I have had several abductees notify me of an identical abduction the same night who live almost a hundred miles from each other. The implants could provide a sleeping person a dream of an abduction.
Dr. Leir who called me just before he died, believed that instead of radio signals these devices emit ‘scalar waves,’ which is a type of electromagnetic radiation, Although Dr Leir did not get to see the results of his final surgery after he passed away during the making of the documentary, two of his close research associates carried out the analysis of the strange object after his death and the second half of the documentary – Patient Seventeen – is devoted to their efforts.
The object removed from “Patient Seventeen” was sent to a New Hampshire lab for testing where the reports found that it contained rare-earth elements, some even toxic to the human body. The results revealed electromagnetic frequencies, indicating that the object could be some kind of communication or tracking device. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCNLATFnHYU
We have found markings on people that can be seen under black light. Some abductees claimed that when they had been drinking during the evening when the aliens came for them they had good memory of the abduction Whatever the aliens did to erase their memory of the abduction did not seem to work while they were drinking.
Many of the abductees had surprisingly good positions of authority and leadership. We visited huge homes where small alien footprints were observed in the snow outside their homes. In Williamstown several people observed the UFOs above their homes. Interestingly, when commercial aircraft approached heading for landing at Philadelphia International Airport the UFOs ducked down into the tops of trees apparently to avoid being seen by the aircraft. Many abductions take place where there is heavy air traffic. People assume the objects in the air are normal air traffic.
We had some success using black light to pick up possible abductions although some cosmetics also show up in black light.
We also tried to set up video cameras in the rooms of known abductees. Usually the abductee or the aliens would turn off the camera. On one occasion a potential abductee is asleep with the camera on showing a cat on the edge of the bed. The cat’s sitting up looking at the ceiling where a small light appears. The light is about two inched in diameter and is moving around the room. The cat is following its movements while the abductee continues to sleep. The light stays for a couple minutes and departs through the wall. It appeared to be some sort of reconnaissance vehicle.
One lady who held an important financial position handling millions of dollars asked me to visit her. She had some wine with dinner and went to bed early. She was a light sleeper and heard some odd noise and felt her covers being removed and peaked out of her almost closed eye. Standing next to her bed was a small gray alien only a foot or so away. She quickly reached out and grabbed the alien by the neck. She said, His neck felt like heavy sponge rubber and he reacted strongly and pulled away. She held on and received a telepathic message she was killing him and the other aliens would respond violently if she wouldn’t let him go. She pushed him down low onto the rug and let him go. They quickly scurried away through the walls and left her alone.
Several abductees reported being vacuumed up in a large tube like device through the ceiling, into their attic, and up into a craft. The tubing was about the circumference of a large waste basket a hundred feet long. On the craft they were medically examined, eggs or sperm removed, shown a movie trailer of an upcoming war, and returned to the tube. There was the feeling of free fall into like a parachute opened and the abductee is gently put into bed. Sometimes they do bring it to memory, they might not remember all the other events of which they have no memory of whatsoever. We may never know how many abductions a person has had over his/her lifetime, but it is far more than people realize. I interviewed Betty Hill who was abducted with her husband and still had the dress she was abducted in. She felt the aliens were interested in a program of hybridization reproduction and sexual activity. They came from a distant planet and likely wished to colonize Earth. The abductees usually report seeing Grays fairly short gray aliens and some that appear as human size grown insects. The hybrid program would allow the aliens to appear similar to humans but also carry immunity and protection from various viruses and bacteria.
The reason for the abduction phenomenon appears to be a program to integrate the aliens with humans. The results of the program is to grow hybrids who look human and can live with us without suspicion. The abductees report they are providing information to the hybrids who are now grown up and are moving into neighborhoods and living among us.
But, by the publication of The Threat (1998), the evidence had led Dr. Jacobs into the hybridization program geared toward living on Earth. The beings on board would say that soon there was going to be a change and soon everyone would be happy, everyone would know his place. The world’s foremost academic expert on UFOs and alien abductions provides the first evidence-based explanation of a mystery that has perplexed scientists for decades. Based on more than 700 hypnotic-regression interviews with alien abductees and a Roper survey of 6,000 adults, The Threat reveals why the aliens are here and what they want, explains why their agenda has been kept secret, and exposes their frightening plans for earth and its inhabitants. In a direct, authoritative challenge to researchers who believe the abduction phenomenon is essentially benevolent and spiritually uplifting, Professor David M. Jacobs proves that there is a far more disturbing and potentially dangerous plan underway, with possible alien domination at its core. In this remarkably well-researched and well-written book, Professor Jacob has added a new complexity and depth to our knowledge of the UFO and abduction phenomena. The secret alien agenda revealed here is ominous, but it must be confronted before it is too late.
My guess is that “everyone” means primarily them. I did not know when this change would take place and the aliens never indicated that. However, starting in 2003, I began to hear reports of hybrids moving in to human society.
His newest book, Walking Among Us (2015), is about the processes and bureaucracy involved with sending hybrids here, settling them into apartments, and teaching them about life on Earth. It is also about the critical role that abductees play in this invasion. The change is upon us.
NY Post Jan. 7, 2018
Caution:Fortunately, alien abduction seems to have greatly diminished in recent years. However, we know that large numbers of people have been abducted and a type of sexual abuse has occurred by the aliens in the past. These memories are likely real, but innocent people could be blamed for the sexual abuse. It is very easy to blame acquaintances for sexual improprieties that allegedly happened dozens of years or decades ago and may actually be memories of feelings part of an abduction. The aliens have the ability to wipe away memories of their abduction while a person remembers the feelings of sexual abuse, but has difficulty determining who was actually molesting them. There are numerous studies and support groups for sexual assault, but few if any even mention alien abduction. Real healing can be achieved when the abductee sincerely believes they are not responsible for what happened.” Believe and support survivors. Show them empathy and kindness.
New York Post January 7, 2018
New York Post Article January 7, 2018 Thanks to Joe Foster
Paul Hill’s Interstellar Travel in “Unconventional Flying Objects”
Paul Hill’s book, Unconventional Flying Objects, based on solid NASA/US Military data, is solid physics and engineering showing that UFOs have some kind of propellantless inertial drive based on a micro-miniaturized, probably nano-engineered, smart high temperature superconducting outer shell. The Modanese theory fits this scenario quite well and is mathematically simple. So far I cannot see any error in it, but I need to look harder. So bear this in mind while reading Crowell’s report. A recent WIRED also made it appear that experiments to test Modanese’s theory have been flaky. It may all be true. On the other hand it may be disinformation, a smoke screen, to get others off the track of something that may actually work.
Astronaut Edgar Mitchell thinks that this technology is real, Jan Lamprecht writes, There is an excellent book called: Unconventional Flying Objects, by a former NASA scientist Paul Hill who did a fully-blown study of UFOs, propulsion, etc from a scientists viewpoint.
This book unquestionably shows the PHYSICAL nature of many UFOs – that these things are big and heavy – when landed at least. He discusses “UFO nests” where they swirl when they land on grass, etc. He also says that when UFOs land on marshy ground they do a “belly flop” and distribute their weight over a larger area. By measuring the compression of the mud they can ascertain certain things. He says that “when landed” these things have a tremendous weight.
He also describes a most interesting experiment (if any of you see a UFO face to face, remember this one!!!). He said you should throw a rock or a brick UNDERNEATH it and observe the trajectory of the object. By doing such simple experiments as throwing a brick at various parts of the craft you can ascertain if there is some kind of field around it, and information from this will be of interest to scientists. He describes how one farmer chucked a brick at a UFO and then he goes on to infer various things from this. It is a most interesting book written by a scientist. This guy used to build flying platforms for fun. He has been involved in designing aircraft since WWII, and then worked for NASA. He died in 1990.
Some of the examples he cites in his book are from actual encounters and he then analyses them. Amazing stuff. Anyone who does not believe UFOs are real should read this. This is the kind of stuff I like. It also mentions something I’ve never come across before. Do you know that the Germans did a study of UFO’s in 1954 and had their best rocket scientists study them? The Germans had a conference saying these were unquestionably space ships. they then also said that these spaceships were probably powered by gravity by turning gravity into energy! This NASA scientist has all of this in his book!! If the Germans knew in 1954 that these were spaceships then the USA must have known by then too. Some of what these Germans concluded is almost similar to what Dr Tom Van Flandern speaks of these days with his gravity ideas. Governments knew from Day 1 these things were space ships pure and simple.
Many Scientists claim their biggest stumbling block to ET visiting Earth is the tremendous distances between our Earth and other solar systems!” I attempted to explain NASA engineer Paul Hill’s findings regarding the time requirements for interstellar travel. Einstein pointed time and distance in space is shortened by speed
Paul Hill wrote, “Most writers and physicists too, in estimating the time for interstellar travel, neglect the effect of the accelerating portions of the trip on the trip time, making the simplifying assumption that the vehicle makes the entire trip at constant velocity. This is probably done because the requisite equations are scarce items in the literature… snip.
It is possible for an interstellar trip to be very short. The trip from our nearest neighbor, Alpha Centuri, a triple star system 4.3 light years away made by acceleration at 140 g to a v/c of 0.9999 is accomplished from a standing start to a standing finish in 6 weeks. Snip
At the highest speeds considered, the travel time is not at all proportional to the distance. For example at 20 g and v/c=0.9999 we read a distance of 25 light years takes 0.6 years on board, while a distance of 100 light years is covered in almost a year. The reason is easy to visualize. Once the vehicle is up to speed, vast amounts of additional distance may be covered during the coast period with but little increase in time and, obviously, with no increase in additional light year covered while coasting.
CONCLUSION: I hope I have made it clear that there is an important distinction to be made between the time experienced by the space traveler and the time which passes meanwhile on the home planet and on the planetary destination. The tremendous acceleration, speed, and energy capability displayed by UFOs make them well suited to capitalize on this distinction by the attainment of greatly reduced on board times realizable by approaching the speed of light. Even an approach to 90 percent of light gets the job done for the nearer stars. Higher fractions of light speed give attractive time reductions for longer trips. Don’t be misled by the countless statements in the literature that interstellar distances and the speed of light constitute some kind of barrier to space travel. There are only two paths to this conclusion: Nobody in the universe has the technology to approach light speed. Observer time is significant, and on board time is to be ignored. Both paths are false ones. The confused second view is the more common. Its proponents are using the observed time for light to travel as the shortest possible time for passage;“Totally false.” Thanks to Paul Hill, “Unconventional Flying Objects”, Pages 268-279.
Note:Aliens frequently talk about high speed travel between planets with wormholes portals, time travel, etc that may or may not exist.
September 7 Massive UFO and Filmed by Jet Fighters
In May 2017, anonymous Singaporean Air Force man claimed to have a recording of an operation with three other fighter jet pilots.
But he claimed to have been sworn to secrecy by the Singaporean government.The alleged whistle blower has given himself the pseudonym John in the report and there is no way of verifying if he is a genuine pilot or not at this stage. He claimed to be part of the Republic of Singapore Air Force.
The pilot added: “Just this morning at 5.20am hours Singapore time, we were given orders to scramble our F15s to intercept a strange looking orb that kept on appearing and disappearing on radar by command control. “This object entered Singapore air space at around 5.20am and was hovering for at least two hours before 7.30am. “It is difficult to explain, it kept on appearing and disappearing and re-appearing on another part of our air space.”
He said there were three other pilots were required to “intercept this orb like thing or whatever the hell you want to call it”. He said: “In fact, when we landed at Changi Air Base, we were given orders by command not to reveal this incident to anyone.
“I cannot in good conscience give you my real name over the internet, but give me your number, I will call you directly.”I have evidence of the chase itself, I am willing to hand this over to you, a recording of the entire incident between air traffic ground control and the four pilots including myself while in pursuit of this orb.” The Singaporean Air Force does use F15s and the pilot has named a legitimate air base.
MUFON was investigating the claims, but had previously said that it is hit by several hoax reports which come in from all over the world. But what is this new UFO sighting over Nevada filmed in September? http://www.facebook.com/UFOatSection51
Peace Pagoda Similar to UFO
Nepal, Lumbini- The Birth Place of Lord Gautam Buddha has a Pagoda built to encourage peace thoughout the world and in the universe. If you are searching peace then the place you deserve is Bishwa Shanti Stupa Situated at the birth place of Lord Buddha, this is a place that is free from pollution. All most all peace pagodas built since World War II have been built under the guidance of Nichidatsu Fujii a Japanese Monk.
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Filer’s Files #3 – 2018 Abductions and Alien Contact - PART II
Filer’s Files #3 – 2018 Abductions and Alien Contact - PART II
UFO Sightings in the United States
Back in June of 2017, I was outside my apartment with my daughter. I started seeing a reflecting light in the sky and did not know what it was. I grabbed my camera and started filming and as soon as I did this ufo came into view. This UFO started hovering almost like a drone but in weird patterns and very quickly. It also seemed to have a light in the middle of it that would come in and out of the craft. I saw just a month ago that a guy from Britain recorded the same type of UFO. I have looked and searched constantly for months now for a drone that looks like this UFO, but one does not exist at least not one the public can purchase. Let me know what you think of the footage? Thanks to MUFON CMS
Long Beach Island — I saw a huge white orb over my house in Long Beach on October 21, 2017. At first I spotted two objects crossing paths with each other. I then focused on the larger one. As I zoomed in on my camera the UFO started ejecting smaller spheres into the atmosphere. The first ejection formed a triangular formation! As I kept filming the object started emitting 40 smaller spheres and tons of orbs falling in a steady stream from the main object. Interestingly the smaller orbs were only visible through my infrared camera. This was recorded with my full spectrum Canon SX60.
Note: The video was taken during the daytime, but is dark due to the fact that it was taken by an infrared camera. Thanks to William Puckett, Director Http://www.UFOsnw.com
Flight to LAX on Christmas day.. I saw this 30 minutes before we landed. My guess was we were near area 51. The lights grabbed the attention of everyone onboard. It was fairly cloudy and these lights would pierce the clouds. The blinking was synchronized and penetrating. Shortly after we became parallel to the lights, which appeared to be below us or near the ground, the pilot turned away. He then re-altered course so it seemed like a correction to resume. The video you see is towards the end of the sighting as the plane moves away after the course correction. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Jacksonville — I just recorded a reddish orange orb over the Arlington area of Jacksonville, FL on January 12, 2018.
Warner Robbins — I was at Wal-Mart on Booth Road around 830 pm when I noticed a very bright star like object hovering to the northeast. I tried to get a video but got a poor quality one. As soon as I looked away to shut the trunk it was gone and reappeared just over the horizon. I got in my car and headed north on Davis and see a star like object. It was very fast moving low altitude satellite moving west. I called my husband and told him to look outside and he saw it too. I had this same experience back in October. Even weirder is the last time this happened a man in a black in a new Ford SUV sat in front of my neighbor’s house, She threw the car in reverse and drove backward to the end of the road. Yesterday a man in a older model black Ford SUV with Texas plates bolted when I walked out. Maybe it’s all coincidence but I live next to an Air Force Base.. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Las Vegas– I was driving on the south I 15 at 4:30 today when I noticed the object …
I was able to take two pictures while driving. Photo taken January 11, 2018
Thanks to MUFON CMS
New Jersey Disc
Clifton— My mom and I were leaving Bradless Store at 9 pm when I was almost 11 years old about two weeks before my birthday so this happen about March 1,1980. We were in the car and waiting for traffic and in front of us we noticed a plane probably a 747 and hovering above it very close was a circular silver UFO with windows around it flashing red blue and white lights. It quickly went in front of the plane and you could clearly see all the details of it with the planes lights shining directly on it. My mom told me it was telepathically communicating with her telling her it wanted to land. I climbed into the back of the car from the front seat to look out the back window and realized it was actually following us. I don’t remember being scared but definitely concerned that is was communicating with my mother. We only lived 10 minutes away and we got home at 12:30 pm at night so this always bothered me. I have no memory of those 3 1/2 hours. The next thing I remembered was we were in the opposite direction that my mother turned in a park in Nutley, New Jersey and the UFO was above us and we were walking in the park while my mom’s car was running far away.
I remember being excited and calling out to someone going into their house to look up at the sky. I always felt we were abducted because of the memory lose and my mother did call Clifton police when we got home. They said, “Hundreds of calls were coming in from a UFO sighting that night.” I do remember when we were in the park the UFO was directly hovering over us and there was no noise and when it took off it was faster than anything I’ve ever seen in my life. Thanks to MUFON CMS
New York Object Below Plane
Queens ==I was sitting in my living room watching television. I look to my left and noticed a bright white light blinking in the sky. I watched it for a good 10 minutes
I live in the 15th floor of a penthouse apartment facing LaGuardia airport. It never moved so I finally took my phone out and recorded as an airplane flew over it. The object stayed there for least one hour and then disappeared. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Medford— I had came home at about 10:30 pm Saturday January 13, 2018, and saw an orange orb hovering over south Medford – At first there was an orange orb. I knew it was alien because I had never seen a light there before. Suddenly a very bright white orb shows up next to it out of nowhere. Quickly as the white light is gone, an orange orb is still there. I watched it for 15 minutes waiting for it to leave then went inside.Thanks to MUFON CMS
Memphis — I was headed back home after Christmas celebrations with my brother. It was a beautiful sunset and I took a few pictures. I was headed West on I40 when I got to the Sycamore when I saw these two objects and turned on video on phone and began recording. These glowing orbs would set real still when a plane would pass and after plane was past them they seemed to move close to each other and ried to communicate with each other. You can see on video that one hides behind a cloud at bottom of picture as a plane passes.. I was thrilled to see the UFO, and I saw one in 77 and I freaked out and was scared because I was only 17. I finally lost sight when I tried to readjust my camera. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Clarksville –We were driving home on Highway 48 a few years ago and saw around 40 of them and you could see them from horizon to horizon! They made no sound whatsoever! We first noticed them while driving. They were not very high when passing directly over our head and made no noise. They’re a orange red color. There is a military base 50 miles from the sighting where something might be stationed; If they weren’t military, then they were ufos! Thanks to MUFON CMS
Worldwide UFO Sightings
Jujuy — I was driving on vacation and taking some pictures. While reviewing the pictures I notice “lines in the sky”. Them I notice I have two pictures with 5 seconds of different objects. Looks like an airplane, but the nearest airport is more than 200 miles away.- I saw the object in picture 1 and not in picture 2. Therefore the object is moving faster than an airplane. NOTE: Check PHOTO #2 and you can see in the sky 2 small white lines (like those from airplanes). The check photo #1 and follow the line (you will be able to see the object). Photo using iPhone 6 are real photos with no manipulation.Thanks to MUFON CMS
Smith Falls – Triangular object was photographed on January 9, 2018.
Object was observed for thirty minutes by worker and later wife and daughter.
There was a series of lights and the observer felt the object was a triangle probably TR-3. Thanks to MUFON CMS
This was discovered on a picture I had taken, I did not see the object when taking the picture. It is not on the other frame taken at same time on April 4, 2017.
.Look above snow mountain. it may be there.
Thanks to MUFON CMS
Bay of Mattinata— We were watching our new TV and I took a break to go out and look at the sky from the patio. It was between 11:30 and 12:00 PM. The house has a fantastic view of the Bay as I saw what looked like colored glitter caught in a blob of water. The blob had an outline and the glitter moved within as it undulated across the sky from E to W. The glitter was multi-colored and each piece moved on its own but stayed within the general shape. I saw pieces of glitter go up/down, backward/forward. It blocked out background stars as it passed. I yelled for my partner to come out who was shocked by it. He has seen it twice since and one of the times is the video I’ve included. I sent this to the Italian Center for UFO Studies (CISU. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Lublin – On July 1, 2018 7, 2017, the object was recognized on the previously taken photo.
The object appears to be a disc.
Thanks to MUFON CMS
Newcastle — I live in Heaton, I was smoking a cigarette at 3:40am on 18th July 2017 in my back yard. I often look up at the night sky and noticed a slightly brighter stronger light appear above the rooftop from the street behind. It appeared from the west, and it moved in a straight above the rooftops and travelled in a straight line across the sky and disappeared over my neighbors’ house. Also the light was way too big and bright and moved faster than a plane. It stayed bright consistently not changing at all in any way for 2 or 3 minutes. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Zhytomyr ==On January 11, 2017’this photo of a moving object was taken.
Nothing but sure looks odd to me.
May be falling debris.
Thanks to MUFON CMS
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If NASA is ever going to put boots on Mars (and possibly other alien worlds), it won’t happen by just deciding to blast a rocket off to the Red Planet one day. The question is whether a moon-orbiting space station is the right way to get one boot print closer.
The Deep Space Gateway, seen here in an artist's rendering, would be a spaceport in lunar orbit.
With the ISS retiring in 2028, NASA needs a phase two, as NBC Machobserved. The space agency sees the Deep Space Gateway (DSG) in its future. Humans will fly beyond low-Earth orbit for the first time in 45 years to live on the DSG, where they will start building and testing the equipment and technology that will eventually launch Martian missions.
We can’t just land on Mars without hanging out far from Earth for any extended period of time. There is still too much that science doesn’t know about the long-term effects of deep space on physical and mental health—imagine spending a year on a floating space station with nowhere near the leg room of the ISS, a quarter million miles from Earth. But. It will be a launchpad for future missions we can now only imagine in sci-fi movies.
Exactly how necessary is all this? When a Nobel-winning theoretical physicist like Steven Weinberg insists that the ISS is nothing but space junk, you have to wonder.
We're anxious to land on Mars—but first, the moon.
"No important science has come out of it,” Weinberg told Space.com of the satellite that has been orbiting Earth since 1998, and thinks the same of the DSG though NASA begs to differ. “I could almost say no science has come out of it. And I would go beyond that and say that the whole manned spaceflight program, which is so enormously expensive, has produced nothing of scientific value."
Weinberg believes that only robotic missions like the Mars rovers have contributed anything useful to science. If humans actually walking on the moon (which he thinks of as more than a publicity stunt than anything else) made people gasp at their TV screens back in the ‘60s, it no longer has the same shock value. We’re exorbitantly expensive to keep alive out there, not to mention that we radiate too much heat and actually want to go home. Robots don’t come with those hangups.
Does NASA need to second-guess its priorities? There are obviously ethical implications to studying human survival in deep space when you’re exposing astronauts to more than just microgravity. There is no sunblock that can possibly guard against he harmful effects of high-energy cosmic rays and other kinds of killer radiation. Beaming help up from Earth would not be an option in a medical emergency. Any intervention from the home planet would take weeks to reach lunar orbit, and by then, things could happen that you might rather not want to think about.
NASA's Space Launch System, seen in this artist's rendering, is billed as the world's most powerful rocket. NASA
So who do we listen to, the space agency or the super-physicist? Nobody is really sure, but one thing we can probably agree on for now is that NASA’s mentality of taking the Mars thing in stages is less scary than Elon Musk’s ambitions to make humans Martians even sooner.
The odds were infinitesimal at best. First, there was the fact that two meteorites both fell to Earth in 1998 — in Monahans, Texas, and Zag, Morocco, to be exact, giving each its namesake.
When Queenie Chan and her colleagues examined both meteorites at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, though, they discovered another layer of phenomena: blue halite salt crystals that contained water in liquid form and were surrounded by amino acids. Their findings were first described in an academic paper that was presented to the 80th annual meeting of The Meteoritical Society in July.
“When we opened it and looked at it under the microscope, we could see the liquid floating inside of the blue salt crystals,” says Chan, a postdoctoral researcher at Open University in England and a former researcher at the space center. “When we moved the sample around, we saw a bubble moving here and there, so we know that there is some sort of liquid inside of the salt crystal.
"It was astonishing the first time when we found it, and then we were wondering, 'OK, so we found liquid water. What comes with it? Is there any organic compound?'”
When the meteorites were first found and sent directly to the space center, the technology did not exist to conduct an analysis of the amino acid content inside of the salt crystals, which are about 2 millimeters in width. Using what is known as ultrahigh-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC), Chan and her team were able to dissolve the salt crystals in water to extract the amino acids and separate any other organic compounds.
“We're lucky that both meteorites fell in a really dry environment,” Chan says. “So [they were] protected from terrestrial contamination and got retrieved really quickly and kept at the Johnson Space Center.”
Chan says that her team believes that the blue salt crystals, which resemble blue sapphires, may have come from Ceres, a dwarf planet located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
The Monahans and Zag meteorites are estimated to be 4.5 billion years old — but are believed to have originated from a different asteroid — meaning that the salt crystals might have hitched a ride to the two meteorites.
The meteorites reached a temperature of 650 degrees Celsius (approximately 1,700 degrees Fahrenheit), Chan says. At that temperature, water would have left the salt crystals, which leads to the theory of the involvement of a second asteroid or other object — one that is really rich in water and organic compounds and could possibly sustain other forms of extraterrestrial life.
In spite of the exciting discoveries, more research is needed on the meteorites to provide a more holistic analysis of their composition.
“It’s really like this mystery box nowadays,” Chan says.
A CACOPHONY of radio and television signals transmitted over the past 100 years have effectively turned Earth into an astral megaphone, violating the tranquility of infinity with incessant pulses of sound and vision. Our naked exhibitionism is certainly worthy of an interstellar Asbo, with each and every broadcast escaping into space to pollute the entire galaxy.
Scientists Detect ‘Alien Signals’ From Galaxy 3 BILLION Light Years Away
Theoretically, any reasonably advanced alien civilisation could easily tune into this cosmic UK Gold for a comprehensive insight into Earth’s last century. It’s estimated that our oldest transmissions – the first radio broadcasts – have already reached a few hundred “nearby” stars. Prepare for imminent attack when Piers Morgan’s voice finally reaches Alpha Centauri.
Astrophysicist Carl Sagan once wryly theorised that the first television broadcast with a signal powerful enough to reach extraterrestrials would have been Hitler’s Nuremberg rallies. If this had somehow failed to profoundly depress our cosmic neighbours, perhaps watching the actual Neighbours – and remember the same episode was often repeated twice a day – may have given them no other option than to declare war. Or at least relegate us to the lowest rung on the ladder of universal consciousness.
Yet transmissions work both ways. It’s no secret that even this primitive outpost has been picking up radio broadcasts from deep space for decades. Interpreting and explaining them is another matter, with scientists taking decades to figure out that the vast majority of interstellar radio signals naturally emanate from neutron stars called pulsars. Yet major anomalies persist – the most famous example being a mysterious transmission picked up by astronomers last year.
In August, the discovery of FRB 121102 was excitedly announced – the first-ever “fast radio burst” that actually repeated itself. This was an unprecedented and deeply unusual phenomenon. The insistency of the signal made it possible for the world’s most powerful telescopes to discover where it originated, which turned out to be a galaxy far, far away – three billion light years from Earth. All that existed on Earth when these signals were first sent was Kirk Douglas.
Furthering the mystery, this perplexing broadcast very recently went into overdrive, with unimaginable amounts of focused energy being manically hurled through space and time – like Thor’s hammer being attacked by a woodpecker. The only solid fact scientists can deduce is that it is fortunate we’re so far away – a single millisecond-long blast radiates the same energy as our sun does in a day. “If this was even on the distant side of our own galaxy, it would completely disrupt radio on Earth and saturate signals on smartphones,” said Shami Chatterjee, senior research associate in astronomy at Cornell University. “Whatever is happening is scary. We would not want to be there.”
The Alien Wow Signal, 72 sec, at 1420.4556 MHz, New View! Aug 1977, UFO Sighting News.
Speculation on the signal’s source focuses around new types of black hole, colliding stars, and, yes, the involvement of extraterrestrials. Not so far out a theory as it seems – these types of signal are exactly the type of universal emission scientists would expect from civilisations like our own. Andrew Siemion, director of the Berkeley SETI Research Centre, agrees. “We cannot rule out the ET hypothesis for FRBs,” he stressed.
With the FRB 121102 signal now three billion years old, any civilisation capable of transmitting it will be long gone, having either destroyed itself, being replaced by machines or incinerated by their dying sun. It’s certainly a sobering thought that we may soon meet a similar fate, and all to prove we ever existed might be an infinite loop of America’s Greatest Ever Police Chases 5 projected across the stars.
WE’LL ALL DOLITTLE IN THE FUTURE
L ET’S partake in a wee thought experiment. Most of us have casually swatted a fly at one time or another, but would you have beat it to death with a mallet had it been the size of a dog? If its blood spurted across your face with each blow, if you saw its wings twitch as it died and then had to dispose of its broken body – would you have regretted your actions?
Perhaps you’d admit you had been hoodwinked by a false perception, convinced of your larger physical form’s superiority, your prevailing intelligence, your privileged place in Elton John’s circle of life. In universal terms, all these factors are limited to human ego and ultimately meaningless.
Such flimsy, fascist excuses for casual brutality can perhaps be excused as an evolutionary hangover, where the desire to survive long enough to pass on DNA is married to an instinctive trait to destroy what is other. The wonder of human consciousness, it seems, evolved hand in hand with a desire to dominate. It’s a virus swimming in our collective psyche, responsible for most of our species’ shortcomings ... but perhaps it's impossible to drown.
Yet it seems a new dawn of compassion and empathy could soon be on the horizon. This is due to a technological breakthrough with the potential to burst our inflated egos once and for all. It seems the only way for all creatures great and small to earn our respect isn’t to increase their size … but to give them a voice.
The human desire to talk to animals like Dr Dolittle seems a whimsy long relegated to science-fiction, but Professor Con Slobodchikoff of Northern Arizona University not only believes such communication is possible – but also that he’s figured it out. He is currently busy putting the finishing touches to a sophisticated artificial intelligence program that allegedly translates the vocalisations and body language of various animals into English.
Slobodchikoff has spent 30 years researching how differing animal species communicate – in particular prairie dogs – and his startling conclusion is that most, if not all, biological creatures use sophisticated languages.
Now, he plans to break down the walls between Earth’s myriad species – starting with our pets. Slobodchikoff’s company, Zoolingua, has already started stockpiling thousands of clips of cats and dogs “communicating” and AI will then translate this information into words. Will cruelty to animals stop when, like Caesar in Planet Of The Apes, they can simply say “no”? Of course not, we’re irredeemable monsters, but even hamster banter may be a seismic step up from Alexa.
And it’s not just the good professor who is homing in on an inter-species communication device. Marine biologists recently developed a dolphin “translator” that identifies individual whistles by converting them into words.
The Cetacean Hearing and Telemetry (CHAT) device has been developed by the global Wild Dolphin Project to give everyone Aqua Man’s superpowers. Researchers testing a prototype device recently confirmed its first successful use in the wild, where a bottlenose dolphin was apparently recorded talking about seaweed. Or perhaps its words were misinterpreted and it was simply warning the divers it had relieved itself in their vicinity.
IKEA ADVERT TAKES THE P**S
THE days of doctors pushing the health benefits of ciggies in newspaper ads are long gone, but TV commercials starring fit folk with great teeth guzzling cans of sugar prove the advertising industry still enjoys taking the p**s.
And like a snake swallowing its own tail, one agency went full meta last month with a magazine advert which demanded readers urinate on it for a special offer.
Featured in the otherwise innocuous pages of Swedish women’s magazine Amelia, this Ikea ad, once peed on, revealed if you were pregnant – then magically displayed a discount code for wooden cots if the result was positive. Imaginative, you’ll agree. It’s also fortunate the deep shame of handing over a urine-soaked coupon will be dulled by the shock of finding out you’re with child.
“In order to make the interactive functions of this ad work in reality, we had to make several technical advancements,” ad agency Åkestam Holst admitted with a poker face. “The pregnancy test strip was used as a starting point, but technical advancements made during the campaign also have the wider potential to improve medical diagnostics.”
Historically, major scientific progress often occurs by accident. Incidentally, it turns out I’m not pregnant, but will now be refused entry at all WH Smith stores.
One place I am now welcome, however, is Coatbridge police station, where I have been invited to attend each morning for the next five years.
Photo Credit: NASA/Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter/SETI Institute/Mars Institute/Pascal Lee
The Week's Top Space Stories
China proposes satellites with lasers as a solution to humanity's space-junk problem, Earth's solar system is the odd one out among star-planet families and a meteor causes a fireball and rumbles over Michigan. Here are the top stories this week from Space.com.
MAMMA’S BOYS Ancient Egyptian mummies known as the Two Brothers, found in these coffins, had the same mother but different fathers, DNA evidence indicates.
MANCHESTER MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
A pair of ancient Egyptian mummies, known for more than a century as the Two Brothers, were actually half brothers, a new study of their DNA finds.
These two, high-ranking men shared a mother, but had different fathers, say archaeogeneticist Konstantina Drosou of the University of Manchester in England and her colleagues. That muted family tie came to light thanks to the successful retrieval of two types of DNA from the mummies’ teeth, the scientists report in the February Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. The finding highlights the importance ancient Egyptians placed on maternal lines of descent, Drosou’s group contends.
Questions have swirled about the biological backgrounds of the mummified men ever since they were found together in a tomb near the village of Rifeh in 1907. The tomb dates to ancient Egypt’s 12th Dynasty, between 1985 B.C. and 1773 B.C. Coffin inscriptions mention a female, Khnum-Aa, as the mother of both men. And both mummies are described as sons of an unnamed local governor. It has always been unclear if those inscriptions refer to the same man, but discoverers decided the mummies were full brothers, because the two were buried next to each other and had the same mother.
Over time, differences discovered in the men’s skull shapes and other skeletal features raised suspicions that the Two Brothers were not biologically related at all. And some researchers argued that the inscriptions indicating the men had the same mother were misleading.
But that study extracted ancient DNA from liver and intestinal samples using a method susceptible to contamination with modern human and bacterial DNA, Drosou’s team argues. In the new work, researchers isolated and assembled short pieces of mitochondrial and Y-chromosome DNA from both mummies’ teeth using the latest methods. The Y chromosome determines male sex and gets passed from father to son. This approach minimizes potential contamination from modern sources (SN Online: 5/31/17).
That new DNA evidence “proves the hieroglyphic text [on the mummies’ coffins] to be accurate,” at least in saying the mummified men had the same mother, says Egyptologist and study coauthor Campbell Price, curator of the Egypt and Sudan collections at the Manchester Museum in England.
Unlike the deference given to Khnum-Aa as a named parent of both interred individuals, he says, the coffin inscriptions must refer to different fathers who were considered peripheral family members and thus left unnamed. “Power may have been transferred down the female line rather than simply by a son inheriting [high rank] from his father,” Price suggests. Khnum-Aa’s background, social standing and genetic makeup, however, remain a mystery.
Genetic evidence that two half brothers were buried in the same tomb and placed in coffins that name only their mother makes sense, says Egyptologist Joann Fletcher at the University of York in England. Many written sources from ancient Egypt show precedence to the maternal line, “from the official lists of Egypt’s early kings whose names are accompanied by those of their mothers to nonroyal individuals, who likewise cite only their mother’s name,” Fletcher explains.
Dates of death on the mummies’ linen wrappings suggest that Khnum-Nakht died first, at around age 40, Price says. A few months later, Nakht-Ankh died at about age 60. The causes of their deaths are unknown.
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Fifty years ago, on January 21, 1968, the Cold War grew significantly colder. It was on this day that an American B-52G Stratofortress bomber, carrying four nuclear bombs, crashed onto the sea ice of Wolstenholme Fjord in the northwest corner of Greenland, one of the coldest places on Earth. Greenland is part of the Kingdom of Denmark, and the Danes were not pleased.
The bomber – call sign HOBO 28 – had crashed due to human error. One of the crew members had stuffed some seat cushions in front of a heating vent, and they subsequently caught fire. The smoke quickly became so thick that the crew needed to eject. Six of the 7 crew members parachuted out safely before the plane crashed onto the frozen fjord 7 miles west of Thule Air Base – America’s most northern military base, 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
The island of Greenland, situated about halfway between Washington D.C. and Moscow, has strategic importance to the American military – so much so that the United States had, in 1946, made an unsuccessful bid to buy it from Denmark. Nevertheless, Denmark, a strong ally of the United States, did allow the American military to operate an air base at Thule.
The crash severely strained the United States’ relationship with Denmark, since Denmark’s 1957 nuclear-free zone policyhad prohibited the presence of any nuclear weapons in Denmark or its territories. The Thule crash revealed that the United States had actually been routinely flying planes carrying nuclear bombs over Greenland, and one of those illicit flights had now resulted in the radioactive contamination of a fjord.
The radioactivity was released because the nuclear warheads had been compromised. The impact from the crash and the subsequent fire had broken open the weapons and released their radioactive contents, but luckily, there was no nuclear detonation.
In contrast, HOBO 28’s bombs were fusion bombs – bombs that get their energy from the union (fusion) of the very small nuclei of hydrogen atoms. Each of the four Mark 28 F1 hydrogen bombs that HOBO 28 carried were nearly 100 times more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima (1,400 kilotons versus 15 kilotons).
Fusion bombs release so much more energy than fission bombs that it’s hard to comprehend. For example, if a fission bomb like Hiroshima’s were dropped on the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., it’s likely that the White House (about 1.5 miles away) would suffer little direct damage. In contrast, if just one of the Mark 28 F1 hydrogen bombs were dropped on the Capitol building, it would destroy the White House as well as everything else in Washington, D.C. (a destructive radius of about 7.5 miles). It is for this reason that North Korea’s recent claim of achieving hydrogen bomb capabilities is so very worrisome.
After the crash, the United States and Denmark had very different ideas about how to deal with HOBO 28’s wreckage and radioactivity. The U.S. wanted to just let the bomber wreckage sink into the fjord and remain there, but Denmark wouldn’t allow that. Denmark wanted all the wreckage gathered up immediately and moved, along with all of the radioactively contaminated ice, to the United States. Since the fate of the Thule Air Base hung in the balance, the U.S. agreed to Denmark’s demands.
U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command film report on the Crested Ice project.
The clock was ticking on the cleanup, code named operation “Crested Ice,” because, as winter turned into spring, the fjord would begin to melt and any remaining debris would sink 800 feet to the seafloor. Initial weather conditions were horrible, with temperatures as low as minus 75 degrees Fahrenheit, and wind speeds as high as 80 miles per hour. In addition, there was little sunlight, because the sun was not due to rise again over the Arctic horizon until mid-February.
Groups of American airmen, walking 50 abreast, swept the frozen fjord looking for all the pieces of wreckage – some as large as plane wings and some as small as flashlight batteries. Patches of ice with radioactive contamination were identified with Geiger counters and other types of radiation survey meters. All wreckage pieces were picked up, and ice showing any contamination was loaded into sealed tanks. Most every piece of the plane was accounted for except, most notably, a secondary stage cylinder of uranium and lithium deuteride – the nuclear fuel components of one of the bombs. It was not found on the ice and a sweep of the seafloor with a minisub also found nothing. Its current location remains a mystery.
Although the loss of the fuel cylinder was perplexing and disturbing, it is a relatively small item (about the size and shape of a beer keg) and it emits very little radioactivity detectable by radiation survey meters, making it very hard to find at the bottom of a fjord. Fortunately, it is not possible for this secondary “fusion” unit to detonate on its own without first being induced through detonation of the primary “fission” unit (plutonium). So there is no chance of a spontaneous nuclear explosion occurring in the fjord in the future, no matter how long it remains there.
The successful cleanup helped to heal United States-Denmark relations. But nearly 30 years later, the Thule incident spawned a new political controversy in Denmark. In 1995, a Danish review of internal government documents revealed that Danish Prime Minister H.C. Hansen had actually given the United States tacit approval to fly nuclear weapons into Thule. Thus, the Danish government had to share some complicity in the Thule incident.
As recently as 2003, environmental scientists from Denmark revisited the fjord to see if they could detect any residual radioactivity from the crash. Was bottom sediment, seawater or seaweed radioactive, after nearly 40 years? Yes, but the levels were extremely low.
Thule Air Base survived all of the controversies over the decades but became increasingly neglected as nuclear weaponry moved away from bomber-based weapon delivery and more toward land-based and submarine-based intercontinental ballistic missiles. Nevertheless, as Thule’s bomber role waned, its importance for radar detection of incoming ICBMs grew, since a trans-Artic trajectory is a direct route for Russian nuclear missiles targeted at the United States.
As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the world’s great universities. Within that town, the scientific community that I became part of in my 20s is even more rarefied.
And within that scientific community, the small group of international theoretical physicists with whom I have spent my working life might sometimes be tempted to regard themselves as the pinnacle. In addition to this, with the celebrity that has come with my books, and the isolation imposed by my illness, I feel as though my ivory tower is getting taller.
So the recent apparent rejection of the elites in both America and Britain is surely aimed at me, as much as anyone. Whatever we might think about the decision by the British electorate to reject membership of the European Union and by the American public to embrace Donald Trump as their next president, there is no doubt in the minds of commentators that this was a cry of anger by people who felt they had been abandoned by their leaders.
It was, everyone seems to agree, the moment when the forgotten spoke, finding their voices to reject the advice and guidance of experts and the elite everywhere.
What matters now, far more than the victories by Brexit and Trump, is how the elites react I am no exception to this rule. I warned before the Brexit vote that it would damage scientific research in Britain, that a vote to leave would be a step backward, and the electorate – or at least a sufficiently significant proportion of it – took no more notice of me than any of the other political leaders, trade unionists, artists, scientists, businessmen and celebrities who all gave the same unheeded advice to the rest of the country.
What matters now, far more than the choices made by these two electorates, is how the elites react. Should we, in turn, reject these votes as outpourings of crude populism that fail to take account of the facts, and attempt to circumvent or circumscribe the choices that they represent? I would argue that this would be a terrible mistake.
The concerns underlying these votes about the economic consequences of globalisation and accelerating technological change are absolutely understandable. The automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional manufacturing, and the rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend this job destruction deep into the middle classes, with only the most caring, creative or supervisory roles remaining.
This in turn will accelerate the already widening economic inequality around the world. The internet and the platforms that it makes possible allow very small groups of individuals to make enormous profits while employing very few people. This is inevitable, it is progress, but it is also socially destructive.
We need to put this alongside the financial crash, which brought home to people that a very few individuals working in the financial sector can accrue huge rewards and that the rest of us underwrite that success and pick up the bill when their greed leads us astray. So taken together we are living in a world of widening, not diminishing, financial inequality, in which many people can see not just their standard of living, but their ability to earn a living at all, disappearing. It is no wonder then that they are searching for a new deal, which Trump and Brexit might have appeared to represent.
‘In sub-Saharan Africa there are more people with a telephone than access to clean water.’
Photograph: Andy Hall for the Observer
It is also the case that another unintended consequence of the global spread of the internet and social media is that the stark nature of these inequalities is far more apparent than it has been in the past. For me, the ability to use technology to communicate has been a liberating and positive experience. Without it, I would not have been able to continue working these many years past.
But it also means that the lives of the richest people in the most prosperous parts of the world are agonisingly visible to anyone, however poor, who has access to a phone. And since there are now more people with a telephone than access to clean water in sub-Saharan Africa, this will shortly mean nearly everyone on our increasingly crowded planet will not be able to escape the inequality.
The consequences of this are plain to see: the rural poor flock to cities, to shanty towns, driven by hope. And then often, finding that the Instagram nirvana is not available there, they seek it overseas, joining the ever greater numbers of economic migrants in search of a better life. These migrants in turn place new demands on the infrastructures and economies of the countries in which they arrive, undermining tolerance and further fuelling political populism.
For me, the really concerning aspect of this is that now, more than at any time in our history, our species needs to work together. We face awesome environmental challenges: climate change, food production, overpopulation, the decimation of other species, epidemic disease, acidification of the oceans.
Together, they are a reminder that we are at the most dangerous moment in the development of humanity. We now have the technology to destroy the planet on which we live, but have not yet developed the ability to escape it. Perhaps in a few hundred years, we will have established human colonies amid the stars, but right now we only have one planet, and we need to work together to protect it.
To do that, we need to break down, not build up, barriers within and between nations. If we are to stand a chance of doing that, the world’s leaders need to acknowledge that they have failed and are failing the many. With resources increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few, we are going to have to learn to share far more than at present.
With not only jobs but entire industries disappearing, we must help people to retrain for a new world and support them financially while they do so. If communities and economies cannot cope with current levels of migration, we must do more to encourage global development, as that is the only way that the migratory millions will be persuaded to seek their future at home.
We can do this, I am an enormous optimist for my species; but it will require the elites, from London to Harvard, from Cambridge to Hollywood, to learn the lessons of the past year. To learn above all a measure of humility.
NASA Should Start Looking For Viruses On Other Planets, Scientists Suggest
NASA Should Start Looking For Viruses On Other Planets, Scientists Suggest
Forget about aliens, let’s start searching for viruses in our Solar System. Although scientists have been studying the infectious agents for decades, there’s still much to be learned about them and whether they exist in space or not. Now, a group of scientists are proposing we seek more answers.
“[Viruses] are believed to have played important roles in the origin and evolution of life,” biologists from Portland State University (PSU) wrote in a paper published in the journal Astrobiology. “However, there is yet very little focus on viruses in astrobiology.”
NASA scientists who study astrobiology explore three main questions, “How does life begin and evolve? Does life exist elsewhere in the Universe? What is the future of life on Earth and beyond?” according to the space agency’s 2015 Astrobiological Strategy. But, viruses are vaguely mentioned throughout the plan, therefore, PSU researchers have proposed we further explore “astrovirology.”
A crecent moon is seen near the planets Venus (C, bottom) and Jupiter (R) in this rare alignment December 1, 2008 from New York.
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Study author Kenneth Stedman, a biology professor at PSU, and his colleagues recommend NASA and other space agencies start their search for viruses by examining liquid samples from Saturn and Jupiter’s moons.
Additionally, the team suggests that they develop tools to discover viruses in ancient deposits on Earth and Mars, and examine whether the particles could survive in space.
“We need to further develop current tools, either put [an electron microscope] on a spacecraft or develop other microscopic technologies that can detect molecules, not just atoms at nanometer resolution,” Stedman told Gizmodo.
Although “astrovirology” isn’t a widely recognized field, Stedman isn’t the first person to suggest that viruses exist in abundance in space. Back in 2013, Dale Griffin, a scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey, recommended scientists take a look at whether viruses exist behind our planet. But, he suggests proceeding with caution.
“We should be looking for viruses in our quest for extraterrestrial life, and it may be that viruses pose no risk to human planetary exploration,” Griffin wrote in an article published in Astrobiology. “However, the possibility of risk exists, and our potential contact with them should be treated accordingly.”
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