One of these following facts about UFOs should be one of the most interesting things for you to read. Some people believe that UFO is real. However, do you know what exactly the UFO is? UFO, or Unidentified Flying Object, is any apparent anomaly in the sky that is not identifiable as a known object or phenomenon. Such anomalies may later be identified, but depending on the evidence or lack of evidence, such an identification may not be possible generally leaving the anomaly unexplained. These objects are sometimes believed to be real and was still being researched. To get to know more about it, here are some other facts about UFOs you might like to know.
Facts about UFOs 1: UFO
UFO is not the only term used to refer to these objects. The term Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP) is used as a broader term by investigators. Another term is OVNI – popularly used by Spanish, Portuguese, French and Italian.
Facts about UFOs 2: UFO Sightings
People from different locations and professions have reported UFO sightings. As per ufoevidence.org 5 to 7 percent people in the world have seen UFOs and 10 to 15 percent people know someone in their contact who have seen a UFO.
Facts about UFOs 3: Electromagnetic Properties
So far, no UFO has been tracked on radar entering the Earth’s atmosphere. As per the National Aviation Reporting Center on Anomalous Phenomena (NARCAP), some UFOs have unusual electromagnetic properties which disrupt microprocessors and adversely effect avionic systems.
Facts about UFOs 4: Extraterrestrials
There is a law in the US (under title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal regulations, implemented on July 16, 1969) which makes it illegal for US citizens to have any contact with the extraterrestrials or their vehicles.
Facts about UFOs 5: First UFO Sightings
Pilot Kenneth Arnold is known to be the first person to report UFO sighting on June 24, 1947. As per the report, he spotted nine disc-shaped objects flying over Mt. Rainer, Washington. A reporter labeled them “flying saucers,” and the term entered mainstream consciousness.
Facts about UFOs 6: Project Blue Book
About 12,618 UFO sightings were reported to Project Blue Book between year 1947 and 1969. Project Blue Book was a UFO research agency that was headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Even till date, 701 of these sightings remain ‘unidentified’.
Facts about UFOs 7: Existence of Area 51
On August 15, 2013 the CIA finally acknowledged the existence of Area 51. This area and its surroundings are strictly off limits for public access. According to some videos and articles smuggled outside, living and dead aliens and spacecraft of futuristic designs were found on this land. But government still denies these claims.
Facts about UFOs 8: DREAMLAND
Area 51’s nickname DREAMLAND was allegedly derived from an Edgar Allan Poe poem by the same name. It admonishes that “the traveler, traveling through it, may not-dare not openly view it; Never its mysteries are exposed, to the weak human eye unclosed”.
Facts about UFOs 9: Studies
Studies have established that the majority of UFO observations are misidentified conventional objects or natural phenomena—most commonly aircraft, balloons, noctilucent clouds, nacreous clouds, or astronomical objects such as meteors or bright planets with a small percentage even being hoaxes.
Facts about UFOs 10: Investigations
UFOs have been subject to investigations over the years that varied widely in scope and scientific rigor. Governments or independent academics in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, Peru, France, Belgium, Sweden, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, Spain, and the Soviet Union are known to have investigated UFO reports at various times.
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