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For UFO fans, ‘Project Blue Book’ rings all too true

“Project Blue Book,” the History Channel TV series making its debut tonight, takes its inspiration from classic UFO cases of the 1940s and 1950s — but for UFO fans who gathered to watch a Seattle preview of the first episode, the … Continue reading

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SpaceX puts on a sonic-boom UFO show

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket executed its first on-land touchdown on the West Coast tonight after sending Argentina’s SAOCOM 1A satellite into orbit, putting on a show punctuated by a sonic boom for Southern California. After a trouble-free countdown, the two-stage … Continue reading

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Court filings link observatory shutdown to porn

A federal search warrant indicates that the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico and surrounding homes were evacuated this month not because of alien visitation, but because of a child pornography investigation. The warrant and an accompanying affidavit lays out … Continue reading

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Why was solar observatory closed? (It wasn’t aliens)

After days of fighting rumors about alien visitations, the managers of the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico say they’re reopening the facility — and have shed more light on the reason for its 10-day security-related closure. Get the full story … Continue reading

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Sleuth solves Puget Sound UFO mystery

Was it an airplane? A missile? An honest-to-goodness unidentified flying object? For a couple of days, a mystery swirled around a long bright streak that was caught by a webcam pointing up from Western Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula. Now the mystery … Continue reading

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Aliens? Even Elon Musk has fun with rocket show

The bloom of exhaust that blossomed in Southern California’s skies during Dec. 22’s liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket sparked jokes and jitters — with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk joining in. Was it an alien visitation? A North Korean rocket attack? … Continue reading

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Reports: Pentagon funded UFO investigation office

The U.S. Department of Defense funded a program to investigate unidentified flying objects until 2012, and the program may well be continuing with alternate funding, The New York Times reported today. The Times says its report is based on a range … Continue reading

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