[ExI] NASA begins official study of UFO
avant at sollegro.com
Sat Jun 11 17:16:47 UTC 2022
Recently NASA has started taking the UAP/UFO phenomena seriously.
"The space agency on Thursday announced a new study that will recruit
leading scientists to examine unidentified aerial phenomena—a subject
that has long fascinated the public and recently gained high-level
attention from Congress.
The project will begin early this fall and last around nine months,
focusing on identifying available data, how to gather more data in
future, and how NASA can analyze the findings to try to move the
needle on scientific understanding.
"Over the decades, NASA has answered the call to tackle some of the
most perplexing mysteries we know of, and this is no different,"
Daniel Evans, the NASA scientist responsible for coordinating the
study, told reporters on a call.
While NASA probes and rovers scour the solar system for the fossils of
ancient microbes, and its astronomers look for so-called
"technosignatures" on distant planets for signs of intelligent
civilizations, this is the first time the agency will investigate
unexplained phenomena in Earth's skies.
With its access to a broad range of scientific tools, NASA is well
placed not just to demystify UFOs and deepen scientific understanding,
but also to find ways to mitigate the phenomena, a key part of its
mission to ensure the safety of aircraft, said the agency's chief
scientist, Thomas Zurbuchen.
The announcement comes as the field of UFO study, once a
poorly-regarded research backwater, is gaining more mainstream traction.
Last month, Congress held a public hearing into UFOs, while a US
intelligence report last year cataloged 144 sightings that it said
could not be explained. It did not rule out alien origin.
NASA's study will be independent of the Pentagon's Airborne Object
Identification and Management Synchronization Group, but the space
agency "has coordinated widely across the government regarding how to
apply the tools of science," it said in a statement".
This response by NASA is probably because Congress, the Department of
Defense, and Intelligence communities are taking UAP so seriously.
And honestly, IMO multiple sensor detections are pretty compelling
evidence that SOMETHING is going on.
So the burning question of the decade is how to reconcile UAP with the
Fermi Paradox? Assuming that UAP represent real advanced technology
AND we can not observe any signals or signs of intelligent life from
outer space, then what are the UAP and where are they coming from?
Bayesian minds want to know what hypotheses can't be ruled out by
these two observations with loads of evidence backing them up?
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