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  • Was the Millennium Falcon found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea?

    07/05/2011 8:31:23 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 52 replies
    io9.com ^ | Sunday, July 3, 2011 | Cyriaque Lamar
    On June 19, maritime treasure hunters -- who were looking for priceless submerged hooch in shipwrecks -- discovered a 60-meter-diameter circle 87 meters under the Baltic Sea. Are these the remains of an alien vessel or Cthulhu's personal pan pizza? Next to the circle is a 300 meter long slide track -- as if the circle has traveled across the seabed before it has settled [...] They rule out theories that there is a depth bomb or mine from the First World War -- or a symmetrical [algal] bloom [...] The most likely scenario is still that there is a...
  • Shipwreck hunters stumble across mysterious find

    01/28/2012 8:23:30 AM PST · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | January 28, 2012 | Brooke Bowman
    Deep down on the bottom of the Baltic Sea, Swedish treasure hunters think they have made the find of a lifetime. The problem is, they're not exactly sure what it is they've uncovered.
  • Veteran Divers Find Giant UFO-Like Object At Bottom Of Baltic Sea – With Video

    01/29/2012 12:35:52 PM PST · by Nachum · 45 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 1/29/12 | cnn
    The Sideshow: A team of salvage divers has discovered an unexplained object resting at the bottom of the Baltic Sea near Sweden. “This thing turned up. My first reaction was to tell the guys that we have a UFO here on the bottom,” said Peter Lindberg, the leader of the treasure hunters. Sonar readings show that the mysterious object is about 60 meters across, or, about the size of a jumbo jet. And it’s not alone. Nearby on the sea floor is another, smaller object with a similar shape. Even more fascinating, both objects have “drag marks” behind them on...
  • The Truth Is Out There About UFO In Baltic Sea, Swedish Scientists Say

    06/02/2012 9:09:14 PM PDT · by Windflier · 34 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 29, 2012 | Gene J. Koprowski
    Swedish scientists plan to explore a mystery ripped straight from the “The X-Files.” Rather than Mulder and Scully, this adventure features Swedish researchers Peter Lindberg and Dennis Asberg. They too know the truth is out there -- and in mere days plan to visit what they call the “Baltic Anomaly.” Last summer, while on a treasure hunt between Sweden and Finland, the pair and their research associates made headlines worldwide with the discovery of a 200-foot wide unidentified object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Now a team of oceanographers, engineers and deep sea divers will return to the...
  • Trump Acknowledges UFOs, Threatens Aliens With Military Action

    10/15/2020 7:33:56 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 44 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | KYLE MIZOKAMI
    President Donald Trump, when asked about a new Pentagon task force for studying UFOs, replied that he would look into it—and then began boasting about the power of the U.S. military. Some observers saw this as Trump touting his funding of the Department of Defense, while others saw it as a threat to extraterrestrial beings. In an interview on Sunday, Fox News anchor Maria Bartiromo asked Trump, “Can you explain why the Department of Defense has set up a UFO task force? Are there UFOs?” “Well, I'm going to have to check on that,” Trump replied. “I mean, I've heard...
  • Trump says he'll 'take a good, strong look' at whether UFOs exist (tells Maria Bartiromo)

    10/12/2020 4:24:55 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 49 replies
    insider.com ^ | Amanda Krause
    President Donald Trump said in an interview on Sunday that he plans on looking further into US intelligence on the existence of UFOs. Fox News host Maria Bartiromo asked Trump during "Sunday Morning Futures" about the Department of Defense's announcement that the Pentagon launched a task force to investigate sightings of unidentified flying objects in August. The group is called the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF). "Mr. President, as we wrap up here, are there UFOs?" Bartiromo said. "Well I'm gonna have to check on that," Trump replied. "I mean, I've heard that. I heard that two days ago,...
  • Fmr. Sen. Harry Reid repeats claim UFOs made US nukes unlaunchable; wants investigation

    10/11/2020 11:18:43 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 64 replies
    Former U.S. Senator Harry Reid repeated claims in a new documentary that UFOs interfered in U.S nuclear weapons facilities – even prohibiting the weapons’ launch altogether. In the documentary “The Phenomenon” that released Tuesday, Reid said, repeating claims told to him, “If they had been called upon by the president to launch [the nukes] they couldn’t have done it.” Reid, who was a prominent figure in forming the Department of Defense’s secret UFO program, said there have been numerous UFO sightings by nuclear launch officers. He did not elaborate on any additional details supporting his claims in the documentary, but...
  • 'The Phenomenon' updates the UFO debate through new Pentagon disclosures

    10/06/2020 1:51:50 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 21 replies
    cnn entertainment ^ | Brian Lowry
    The fascination with UFOs is hardly new, but revelations in the last few years have renewed interest in and speculation about the topic. Enter "The Phenomenon," an earnest documentary most notable for the former officials that lend credence to the notion the government knows much more than it has shared, and that the truth, well, is out there. The A-list names include former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has publicly advocated to declassify such information. In April, the Pentagon released videos of "unidentified aerial phenomena," which included Navy pilots "reacting in awe"...
  • Are aliens hiding in plain sight?

    09/25/2020 11:02:36 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 64 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 9/5/2020 | Philip Ball
    In July, three unmanned missions blasted off to Mars – from China (Tianwen-1), the US (Nasa’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover) and the United Arab Emirates (Hope). The Chinese and American missions have lander craft that will seek signs of current or past life on Mars. Nasa is also planning to send its Europa Clipper probe to survey Jupiter’s moon Europa, and the robotic lander Dragonfly to Saturn’s moon Titan. Both moons are widely thought to be promising hunting grounds for life in our solar system – as are the underground oceans of Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Meanwhile, we can now...
  • ‘UFO’ seen over New Jersey was really Goodyear Blimp

    09/15/2020 6:11:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    nypost ^ | September 15, 2020 | Lia Eustachewich
    An unidentified flying object in the skies of New Jersey Monday had residents believing aliens were about to beam down to the Garden State until it was actually identified — as a Goodyear Blimp. Twitter video of the “New Jersey UFO sighting” racked up more than 555,000 views. But naysayers were quick to debunk the extraterrestrial sighting — noting that it was nothing more than the Goodyear Blimp flying overhead near MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, where the New York Giants lost 26-16 to the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night in the season opener.
  • Fighter pilot says UFO he chased in 2004 committed 'act of war'

    09/14/2020 3:07:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    A former U.S. Navy fighter pilot spoke this month about what he says was an encounter with a “Tic Tac”-shaped UFO and believes the flying object committed an “act of war.” Retired Cmdr. David Fravor recalled the strange encounter off San Diego 16 years ago in a Sept. 8 podcast with MIT research scientist Lex Fridman. Fravor says he was dispatched to investigate radar anomalies and later described what he saw as "like nothing I've ever seen" – a Tic Tac-shaped object able to turn on a dime and make itself invisible to radar, New Zealand’s TV Channel 3 reported.
  • Navy pilot who witnessed Tic Tac 'UFO' [said it] committed an 'act of war' by jamming their radar

    09/13/2020 2:12:18 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 86 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | MARLENE LENTHANG
    A former US Navy pilot is opening up about his infamous alleged UFO sighting off the coast of California in 2004. Commander David Fravor said he witnessed a Tic Tac-shaped object in the sky in November 10, 2004 performing extraordinary aerial maneuvers that he said no modern human technology was capable of. 'This is not like we saw it and it was gone or I saw lights in the sky and it's gone – we watched this thing on a crystal clear day with four trained observers,' Fravor said in a sit-down interview with Russian-American YouTuber and MIT researcher Lex...
  • What Will It Take for Spotify's Joe Rogan Deal to Pay Off? [$100 million for podcast exclusive]

    08/29/2020 11:45:15 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    Billboard ^ | 7/17/2020 | Glenn Peoples
    Amidst a flurry of dealmaking for original content was Spotify's exclusive deal with Joe Rogan's widely popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. Obviously, Spotify wants JRE, launched in December 2009, because it's one of -- if not the -- most popular podcasts in the U.S. and a handful of other countries. (JRE is currently No. 2 on Chartable's list of Apple podcasts in the U.S. and No. 1 on Stitcher's list of top podcasts.) The streaming giant paid handsomely, a reported $100 million for a multi-year licensing agreement for a global exclusive. Key takeaways Spotify's licensing deal with the Joe...
  • Another "Oumuamua" Plot Twist: Leading Explanation For Interstellar Object Is Aliens Again

    08/26/2020 7:33:08 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    themindunleashed.com ^ | 8-26-2020 | Oumuamua
    Last year, an extraordinary thing happened: for the first time in recorded history, astronomers and astrophysicists observed an interstellar object enter and leave our solar system. Over the years, they’ve documented plenty of comets, asteroids, and other cosmic bodies but all have been gravitationally bound to an orbit within our star system. This object, named ‘Oumuamua, came from outside our system, from a star or molecular cloud tens or even hundreds of millions of light-years away, and then left.
  • Russian ISS Astronaut Ivan Vagner’s Video Has Some Seeing UFO

    08/21/2020 11:25:17 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    van Vagner, a Russian astronaut with the International Space Station (ISS), claims he captured the sight of five unusual lights, which some are calling a UFO, on a video that has gone viral. “Cosmonaut Ivan Vagner recently captured footage of the auroras over the Antarctic. ‘5 objects’ appeared in the the time-lapse according to Vagner in a tweet. The imagery was sent to Roscosmos for analysis,” Video From Space wrote on YouTube, sharing the video. Vagner first revealed the video on Twitter. He wrote, “Space guests, or how I filmed the new time-lapse. The peak of aurora borealis when passing...
  • Pentagon's UFO announcement is 'exciting,' raises 'controversies': expert

    08/17/2020 1:59:47 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | Chris Ciaccia
    The Pentagon's announcement establishing a task force to "detect, analyze and catalog" unidentified aerial phenomena is a welcome addition in the now very public search for UFOs, albeit one with its own controversies, according to one expert. "I support this initiative, which rightly frames the issue in terms of security," Nick Pope, a former employee and UFO investigator for Britain's Ministry of Defense, said in an email to Fox News. "While there'll be debate about exactly what this entails -- mention of unauthorized aircraft making incursions into training ranges sounds relatively mundane -- UAP [unidentified aerial phenomena] is the official...
  • Pentagon launches task force to study UFO sightings

    08/14/2020 9:48:10 PM PDT · by bitt · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/14/2020 | Tal Axelrod
    The Pentagon announced Friday that it is launching a task force to study unidentified flying objects after reports of sightings from service members. The Pentagon said in a statement that Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist approved the establishment of an Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) Task Force (UAPTF), which will fall under the Navy. “The Department of Defense established the UAPTF to improve its understanding of, and gain insight into, the nature and origins of UAPs," the Pentagon said. "The mission of the task force is to detect, analyze and catalog UAPs that could potentially pose a threat to U.S. national...
  • Mysterious 'fast radio burst' detected closer to Earth than ever before

    08/07/2020 7:21:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 27 replies
    www.livescience.com ^ | 08-07-2020 | By Brandon Specktor - Senior Writer
    Most FRBs originate hundreds of millions of light-years away. This one came from inside the Milky Way. Thirty thousand years ago, a dead star on the other side of the Milky Way belched out a powerful mixture of radio and X-ray energy. On April 28, 2020, that belch swept over Earth, triggering alarms at observatories around the world. The signal was there and gone in half a second, but that's all scientists needed to confirm they had detected something remarkable: the first ever "fast radio burst" (FRB) to emanate from a known star within the Milky Way, according to a...
  • Do We Believe in U.F.O.s? That’s the Wrong Question

    07/28/2020 8:54:33 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 59 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 7/28/2020 | Ralph Blumenthal and Leslie Kean
    Our previous stories were relatively easy to document with Department of Defense videos of U.F.O.s and pilot eyewitness accounts backed up by Navy hazard reports of close encounters with small speeding objects. But our latest article provided a more daunting set of challenges, since we dealt with the possible existence of retrieved materials from U.F.O.s. Going from data on a distant object in the sky to the possession of a retrieved one on the ground makes a leap that many find hard to accept and that clearly demands extraordinary evidence. Numerous associates of the Pentagon program, with high security clearances...
  • ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomena,’ Better Known as UFOs, Deserve Scientific Investigation (Scientific American)

    07/27/2020 1:55:06 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 50 replies
    scientificamerican.com ^ | 7/27/2020 | Ravi Kopparapu, Jacob Haqq-Misra
    UFOs have been back in the news because of videos initially leaked, and later confirmed, by the U.S. Navy and officially released by Pentagon that purportedly show "unidentified aerial phenomena" (UAP) in our skies. Speculations about their nature have run the gamut from mundane objects like birds or balloons to visitors from outer space. It’s difficult, if not impossible, to say what these actually are, however, without context. What happened before and after these video snippets? Were there any simultaneous observations from other instruments, or sightings by pilots? Judging the nature of these objects (and these seem to be “objects,”...