UFOs, and the problem is national security?

I just came across an article published by Reuters about a group of ex-military who will share their UFO experiences. Witness testimony from more than 120 former or retired military personnel points to an ongoing and alarming intervention by unidentified aerial objects at nuclear weapons sites, as recently as 2003. In some cases, several nuclear … Continue reading UFOs, and the problem is national security?

Dark matter as a proof of E.T. intelligence?

Here is a random thought... What if dark matter was a sign of intelligent extra-terrestrial life? The idea is simply that a Type III civilization on the Kardashev scale would control the flows of energy escaping their galaxy. Many solar systems (the inhabitable or useful ones) would end up with mechanisms such as Dyson spheres, … Continue reading Dark matter as a proof of E.T. intelligence?

Fête de la science 2007

We spent a day with the family at the 2007 edition of Fête de la science (a sort of national science day). We went to the Valrose campus in Nice, where many experiments and shows presented science in a way that was accessible to children and distracting to adults. Among other things, there were: Remains … Continue reading Fête de la science 2007

Why we need to go into deep space

An interview of A.C. Clarke reminded me of a topic I wanted to write about for a long time: why do we need to gain the ability to go into deep space? 50 years in space During the first 50 years of space exploration, we have sent many satellites and, more importantly, developed a whole … Continue reading Why we need to go into deep space

France opens UFO files

The French agency for UFOs just opened their database. Unfortunately, the CNES/GEIPAN web site has generally been down since then, presumably due to the heavy traffic. In these conditions, I'm not sure that the add prominently featured at the bottom is really helpful: This site was built using the CNES-SiTools Framework. SiTools is Copyright © … Continue reading France opens UFO files