Tag: flying-saucers

30
May

Kenneth Arnold

Often considered the first modern UFO witness. While flying near Mount Rainier in Washington state on June 24 1947, Kenneth Arnold saw nine extremely fast moving disks skipping across the sky. An AP wire reporter described them as flying saucers” — a name which stuck. Due to the publicity surrounding his report, and because he […]

10
Apr

Unidentified Flying Object

aka: UFOBJ The term UFO was popularized by Edward J Ruppelt in the early 50’s to avoid the goofy hoaxing associations of the term flying saucer. Links Project for the Exposure of Hidden Institutions: UFO Documents

4
Mar

Vril

Vril is a word from a science-fiction novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton titled Vril: The Power of the Coming Race published in 1870. In the book, Vril is a form of energy possessed by an extremely powerful subterranean race. The book was quite popular in the late 19th century, and for a time the word Vril”came […]

25
Feb

Otto Billig

Professor Otto Billig (1910-1989) Psychiatrist, author, and teacher. His research interests included schizophrenia, art and psychosis, and cross-culture psychiatry. Author of Flying Saucers: Magic in the Skies: a psychohistory (1982). He specialized in the art of schizophrenics and curated exhibits of their art. Received his M.D. from Federal Realschule (Vienna) in 1937. Links Vanderbilt University […]