In the past three years, high-level officials have publicly conceded their bewilderment about unidentified aerial phenomena. Above: Four mysterious objects spotted in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1952. Photo illustration by Paul Sahre for The New Yorker.
Upfront let’s say Gideon Lewis-Kraus’s article is a bit convoluted. It jumps around the page like the UFOs she describes zipping around our skies. But it is must reading and we learn a new term. Writing in The New Yorker magazine, Lewis-Kraus insists the Pentagon has started taking UFOs seriously. Her premise is for decades, flying saucers were a punch line. Then the U.S. government got over the taboo.
After reading her article, you may become a believer in all things ufological or chalk it off as same old, same old fodder for the world’s fascination with conspiracy theories. Click here for her article.