Tag Archives: research-group

MUFON

Mutual UFO Network An international organization based in Texas comprised largely of UFO believers. Some prominent members (such as Stanton Friedman) have had high level government security clearances and/or ties to U.S. intelligence agencies. At the 1989 meeting Bill Moore proclaimed himself a deliberate disinformation agent of the government. See also: Majestic 12 . also: […]

National Institute for Discovery Science

The National Institute for Discovery Science was founded by Bigelow Robert as a way to channel funds into the proper scientific study of paranormal phenomena. They were very interested in cattle mutilation and for a while they were the FAA’s sole recipient for black triangle reports. Most famously they bought Skinwalker Ranch”in Utah 1996. Rumors […]

GICOFF

Geborgs Informations Center f Oidentifierade Flygande Frem Swedish UFO research group, disbanded in 1978. Their archives were transfered to the Archives for UFO Research (AFU) Links http://www.afu.info/

Project Grudge

An early Air Force project investigating UFOs. Declassified on July 23, 1997, Project Grudge was originally released in August of 1949 as a SECRET Technical Report (NO 102-AC 49/15-100) by the headquarters of the Air Materiel Command, Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton Ohio. Approved by Lt. Col. Hemstreet and Col. Watson, it is 406 pages long […]

Archives for UFO Research

Founded in Sweden in 1973. “The collection represents more than 600 meters on our shelves.” AFU maintains a number of other services: A photo copier – sponsored by UFO-Sweden Collection of Access databases (also available on CD) Yahoo Mailing-list of recent Swedish UFO clippings (.pdf format) AFU Newsletter, four issues/year Lending library (for Swedish citizens […]

The Robertson Panel

The CIA’s first official interest in UFO’s, a change of attitute provoked in part by the Robertson Report. Members of the Panel were: Dr. H.P. Robertson, head of the Panel Dr. Samuel A Goudsmit Dr. Lloyd V Berkner Dr. Luis Alvarez Dr. Thorton L Page Associate members: Dr. J Allen Hynek Frederick C Durant III, […]

Robertson Report

Issued by the Robertson Panel in 1953, this report set policy. Super important policy. Hella important, man. Project Blue Book for the next sixteen years. The report concluded that there was no logical explanation for some UFO. But the report also said that flying saucers did not constitute a threat to national security, so somebody […]

SCEAU

Sauvegarde Conservation des Etudes et Archives Ufologiques French for Preservation and Conservation of Ufological Studies and Archives. Founded in February 1990. Links SCEAU Archives Euro UFO: SCEAU http://www.afu.info/recdons02.htm

Citizens Against UFO Secrecy

Defunct UFO research group. From their history: Citizens Against UFO Secrecy (CAUS) in the early 80s, was an organization known principally, if not solely, for being the plaintiff in two actions under the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for 57 documents withheld pursuant to a previous court decision. From 1987-1998 CAUS has survived solely on the […]

Alphacom Team

Dr (?) Michael Wolf claimed that MJ-12 appointed him manager of Alphacom Team, who had the objective of resuming negotiations with the visiting extraterrestrials. Other objectives of Alphacom Team were: to determine whether we can use the ETs’ technology to restore this planet to its former pristine state of natural balance.” to determine the number […]

Project Twinkle

An Air Force project set up in the summer of 1949 to attempt to photograph and track the mysterious green fireballs seen around military compounds in the Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Dr. Edward Teller, who was then working on the hydrogen bomb, was one of the witnesses to these fireballs. (Peebles, 32-33) Links project1947: Project […]

Project Sign

Project Sign personnel in the T-2 Conference Room at Wright-Patterson AFB (1948). Personnel from the left around the table: Lt. Col. Malcolm Seashore, chief of the Material Command Intelligence Technical Analysis (MCIAT) Unidentifiable person blocked by Seashore Lt. Col. J.J. Hausman Col. Howard McCoy, director of Air Material Command T-2 Intelligence Division Believed to be […]

Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

(SETI) The offical scientific search for aliens. Based on the Drake Equation, their search focuses on the communication traces of advanced civilizations. SETI signal analysis was one of the first distributed network applications using the Internet to harness to idle processor cycles of thousands of home computers Links http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/ http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/S/SETV.html

Civilian Saucer Investigations – Los Angeles

CSI-LA A UFO study group in California, active from around 1952 – 1954 LIFE Magazine – April 7, 1952: “Civilian Saucer Investigations” was organized by Sighter Ed J. Sullivan (standing), who urges other sighters to write to P.O. Box 1971, Main Post Office, Los Angeles. CSI includes Dr. Walter Riedel (behind Sullivan), who was chief […]

Bob Barry

Director of the Twentieth Century UFO Bureau, headquartered in Collingswood, NJ. According to Jaques Vallee the Bureau is on of the groups that compose the fundamentalist religious organization headed by the Reverend Carl McIntire. Barry stated in June 1978 that he had three excellent sources, one in government, the others retired from highly sensitive position, […]