It’s interesting that the number of reported UFO sightings seems to be going down. There was a time when everybody and their aunt had a UFO story, which would be faithfully printed in the national news. Governments around the world had military projects to investigate the sightings, UFO “experts” had regular slots on national television, and many movies (from E.T. to Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind) were made about the various UFO experiences. The problem with these sightings was that the reports were jumbled, confused, stitched together from memory with no evidence or record of what had actually happened.
Mysterious light spotted in the sky – evidence of “Secret” US Airforce spaceplane. Image Credit: Greg Roberts On Tuesday 11 December, at around 8:40pm SAST, people across the Cape Town area looked up and saw something marvelous in the sky. A shining apparition of light, spreading out from a point and slowly fading, prompting many to phone their local observatories and astronomy clubs to ask about UFO’s. The story reminds me of a similar event several years ago, in Norway … Continue reading →
Fireballs over Harrismith
Harrismith is a small town in the agricultural heartland of South Africa. On 30 October 2011, resident Riaan van Greuning saw balls of fire drifting through the sky at high speed, appearing in the sky to the north of his home and heading south before vanishing in the clouds. Here is an excerpt from his email to Urban Astronomer, providing a lucid and detailed description: They were all moving approximately at the same speed, I would say according to the … Continue reading →
28 January 2011: UFO over Jerusalem
UFO over Jerusalem According to the caption on this video, the two witnesses were standing on the promenade of Armon Hantziv in Jerusalem when they saw a bright light in the sky at about 01h00 in the morning. They started filming and were in time to capture the light descending rapidly to hover very close to the ground, directly over the Dome of the Rock in the Jerusalem old city, a site of religious importance. After hovering for a while, … Continue reading →
The Hottel Report
The incident referred to in the buzz surrounding the Hottel Report is probably the most familiar UFO story ever: Roswell. Many books could be written (and they have) on the Roswell incident, on what happened, on what really happened, on what “They” don’t want you to know, and more. It’s been confirmed, debunked, studied, de-debunked, re-debunked and ridiculed. There are so many versions of the truth out there that hardly anybody takes it seriously anymore. Roswell is a cultural phenomenon, … Continue reading →