Saturday, March 2, 2024
Contact    |    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon  
Unexplained Mysteries
You are viewing: Home > Encyclopedia > Viewing Entry
Welcome Guest ( Login or Register )  
All ▾
Search Submit

The UFO Phenomenon

Stanton Friedman

CLASSIFICATION
UFO RESEARCHER
RANK
THIS WEEK
THIS MONTH
ALL TIME
1 ▴
1 ▴
15



Stanton Friedman giving a talk at the University of New Brunswick.
Friedman gave hundreds of lectures all across the United States. Image Credit: YouTube / University of New Brunswick
Stanton Friedman was a nuclear physicist, UFO researcher and author who spent over 50 years researching, lecturing and writing about unidentified flying objects.

The original civilian investigator of the Roswell incident, Friedman's life-long interest in the UFO phenomenon would see him leave his job as a physicist to study the subject full time in 1970.

Over the decades, he lectured at over 600 colleges and to more than 100 professional groups across 50 US states and in 19 foreign countries.

He published at least 80 UFO-related papers, wrote several books and was featured on numerous television documentaries and radio programs as well as in countless interviews.

He even provided written testimony to congressional hearings and appeared twice at the UN.
Preferring the term "flying saucer" to "UFO", Friedman was able to apply his own background and expertise as a nuclear physicist to the subject and remained convinced throughout his life that mankind is being visited by an intelligent extraterrestrial civilization.

After his death in May 2019, he left behind a vast archive of files covering decades of UFO sightings, alien abduction reports, government documents and much, more more.

"There is no doubt in my mind, after 37 years of study and investigation that the evidence is overwhelming that planet Earth is being visited by intelligently controlled vehicles whose origin is extraterrestrial," he once said.

"There are no acceptable arguments against flying saucer reality, only people who either haven't studied the relevant data or have a strong will not to believe that Earth is at the bottom of the heap sociologically and technologically in our local galactic neighborhood."

Related content:

Encyclopedia (Beta)


  Related Entries:

(Note: This feature is a work in progress with more entries being added on a regular basis.)

News & Articles (1095) (View All)

UFO over Ukraine.
The UFO Phenomenon

Ukrainian soldiers capture footage of disc-shaped UFO over war zone

 VIDEO  2-29-2024 | 52

The men, who had been operating a reconnaissance drone, spotted a wide, thin disc hovering in the distance.

The National Archives.
The UFO Phenomenon

National Archives launches its new UFO public records collection

2-27-2024 | 4

Thanks to recently implemented legislation, the National Archives now features a page dedicated to UFO files.

Creatures, Myths & Legends

UFO and Bigfoot sightings abound in Massachusetts' 'Monsterland'

 VIDEO  2-26-2024 | 12

A 5-mile stretch of rugged woodland near Leominster has been home to mysterious sightings dating back 200 years.

Anna Paulina Luna.
The UFO Phenomenon

Rep. Anna Paulina Luna 'absolutely believes' UFOs are not man-made

 VIDEO  2-22-2024 | 26

The Florida Republican recently expressed her views on the subject of UAPs in a podcast interview.

Viral UFO over Sweden video.
The UFO Phenomenon

Is this a UFO ? Truth behind viral 'UFO over Sweden' video clip revealed

2-17-2024 | 5

A short clip showing a strange object moving rapidly across the sky has been doing the rounds on social media recently.

Abbey Clancy.
The UFO Phenomenon

Model Abbey Clancy describes encounter with multiple UFOs

2-15-2024 | 14

The 38-year-old had been driving along the A3 in England when the sighting occurred.

View More News Results

Stories (11) (View All)

UFO flies over home

5-28-2019 | 4

Halloween night 2009 started out as a typical October night. I was having a large campfire in my backyard with a group o...

Crashed UFO off Gig Harbor Wa.

5-15-2019 | 11

In 1982 I was stationed on the USCGC Point Glass in Gig Harbor in the state of Washington. I had heard on the news that ...

Huge black triangle UFO

6-13-2018 | 28

We live in Papamoa and one night my son and I are driving to his high school basketball game at ASB stadium. It's one of...

Fourth of July UFO show

10-18-2017 | 0

My wife and son and Sister headed up to ND to my dad's house for the 4th of July, after we had set off some fireworks an...

View More Stories

Column Articles (58) (View All)

UFOs and deja vu

2-8-2020 | 66

When the unexplained happens over and over again.

Witchcraft, UFOs and Rock'n Roll

11-13-2019 | 0

A look back at David Bowie's encounter with witch Walli Elmlark.

UFO perspectives

8-19-2019 | 1

From the world's top experts (from Maccabee to Friedman).

Moscow's mysterious lights

10-20-2018 | 0

Edward Crabtree investigates reports of UFOs over Russia.

View More Column Results

Top 10 trending mysteries
Recent news and articles