Spielberg and UFOs – Alejandro Rojas Presentation for Phoenix MUFON

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind was one of Spielberg’s first hit movies. What you may not know is that Spielberg based the film on real UFO research conducted by the government and its famous astronomer consultant, Dr. J. Allen Hynek. Close Encounters is also not the only movie of Spielberg’s inspired by …

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The Hazards of Ufology, Paranoia and Isolation

Back in 2016, I wrote an article here at Mysterious Universe titled “UFOs: Don’t Let Them Rule Your Life.” To a significant degree, the article was focused on the controversial “11:11 phenomenon” and a guy who was immersed in it to such a degree that he was practically controlled by it.. That same article provoked …

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Why most journalists don’t want to cover UFOs

If something is strange but might be consequential, surely it makes journalistic sense to investigate it? I say that in light of Keith Kloor’s new Wired article, “Will the New York Times ever stop reporting on UFOs?” Kloor suggests that New York Times coverage of Navy sightings of UFOs is unworthy of a paper of …

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Are the aliens us? UFOs may be piloted by time-traveling humans, book argues

In The Dark

The great distances covered by visiting “aliens” may be ones of time rather than space, a recent book argue   Close encounters with our future selves? Unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have captured the public’s attention over the decades. As exoplanet detection is on the rise, why not consider that star-hopping visitors from afar might be …

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