Aliens & UFOs

Do Aliens & UFOs exist? Has man been visited by other races from other worlds? Explore the fascinating evidence for and against the existence of extraterrestrials.

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The 1965 Valensole UFO Encounter

In 1965, the Valensole UFO landed near Maurice Masse's workplace, and two figures exited the ship. One of them pointed a device at Masse and paralyzed him. Learn more about the Valensole UFO encounter.


The 1964 Socorro UFO Encounter

In 1964, police officer Lonnie Zamora saw an egg-shaped UFO in Socorro, New Mexico -- and the pilots. The encounter was so incredible that government nvestigators from the secret Project Blue Book even came to investigate.

Senator Russell Sees a UFO

In 1955, Georgia Senator Richard Russell saw a UFO while in Russia. The matter was classified until 1985, and not even Project Blue Book received the report. Learn more about the Russell UFO sighting.

The 1957 Levelland UFO Encounter

One night brought many UFO sightings in Levelland, Texas, reported by independent observers in different locations. the official explanation: "ball lightning." Learn more about the Levelland UFO reports.

Astronomer J. Allen Hynek

J. Allen Hynek was a scientific advisor to Project Blue Book, the government UFO research group. As time went on, he had more and more difficulty toeing the party line on UFO phenomena. Learn more about J. Allen Hynek and his UFO research.

UFO Classification

UFO Classification has six categories: nocturnal lights, daylight discs, radar/visual cases, and close encounters. Almost any type of UFO encounter can fit in one of these categories. Read more about UFO classification.

The Hill Abduction

In 1961 Barney and Betty Hill reported that they were abducted by a UFO for two hours and underwent experiments. They eventually sought psychiatric help for subsequent disturbing dreams. Learn more about the Hill abduction.

Alien Abductions

Many people have reported alien abduction stories. Most of the abductees have shared their stories through hypnosis -- which causes wide disagreement about their validity. Read more about alien abductions.

The Falcon Lake Incident

In the Falcon Lake incident, Stephen Michalak approached a landed UFO, and was burned when the vehicle took off again. But he did manage to poke his head inside the craft before it launched. What did he see?

The 1897 Lake Elmo UFO Encounter

During the Lake Elmo UFO encounter in 1897, witnesses reported a strange figure carrying a lantern before taking off in a ship with red and green lights. Read more about the Lake Elmo UFO encounter.

Foo Fighters

Foo fighters have been reported by fighter pilots since World War II. Were they with the Axis or Allies, or maybe from another planet? Read more about reports of foo fighters and censorship of foo fighter sightings.