UFO’s – Interviews and Reflections

New videos and a new neuralcowboy web site “This World, Other Worlds”

February 23, 2014

“UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry” – the video Two versions of a presentation on “UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry” by Richard Thieme, a contributing author to the work, celebrated for its robust sourcing and scholastic rigor. The first is for the bsides 2013 Las Vegas parallel conference. The second is for Def Con […]

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A Confession: Out of the Closet on UFOs

February 16, 2014

An op ed in the crossroads section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Let me put it to you straight. For 35 years I have been exploring and investigating UFOs and UFOlogy (both the serious endeavor and the silly speculative fare that fills popular culture) and … well, UFOs are real: They fly, they evince technologies […]

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Michael Swords on the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis

August 28, 2013

www.cufos.org Box 31335, Chicago, IL  60631 (773) 271-3611 The Center for UFO Studies (CUFOS) is an international group of scientists, academics, investigators, and volunteers dedicated to the continuing examination and analysis of the UFO phenomenon. Our purpose is to promote serious scientific interest in UFOs and to serve as an archive for reports, documents, and […]

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A Short List of Selected Resources on UFOs for further reading

March 1, 2013

A Short List of Selected Resources on UFOs   UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry (Anomalist Books: 2012) by Dr. Michael Swords, a retired professor who taught at Western Michigan University for 30 years, and Robert Powell, with co-authors Clas Svahn, Vicente-Juan Ballester-Olmos, Bill Chalker, Barry Greenwood, Richard Thieme, Jan Aldrich and Steve Purcell – […]

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The UFO Encyclopedia : The Phenomenon from the Beginning (2 Volume Set)

October 26, 2010

The UFO Encyclopedia : The Phenomenon from the Beginning (2 Volume Set) by Jerome Clark Many have wished for the existence of a fundamental reader on the immense topic of UFOlogy that cuts through the self-promotions of the cottage industry, sees hoaxes and likely errors of perception for what they are, respects the scientific method […]

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A Tale of Two Sciences: Memoirs of a Dissident Scientist by Peter A. Sturrock

April 6, 2010

A Tale of Two Sciences: Memoirs of a Dissident Scientist by Peter A. Sturrock (Exoscience: Palo Alto) 2009. by Richard Thieme “A Tale of Two Sciences:  Memoirs of a Dissident Scientist,” by Dr. Peter A. Sturrock, is a personal work by the well-known Stanford physicist and astrophysicist, reflecting on the sometimes complementary, sometimes discordant threads […]

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A Review of “This Way to the Stars: How Quantum Physics Changes Current Space Propulsion Paradigms, Making Inter-Galactic Travel a Possibility” by Paul Kirsch

March 13, 2009

A Review of “This Way to the Stars: How Quantum Physics Changes Current Space Propulsion Paradigms, Making Inter-Galactic Travel a Possibility” (Timeless Voyager Press: 2008) 96 pages by Paul Kirsch. by Richard Thieme www.themeworks.com From Paul Hill’s posthumously published “Unconventional Flying Objects” to Nick Cook’s “Hunt for Zero Point,” a number of people have attempted […]

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Less Than the Sum of the Movable Parts

February 11, 2009

Published by The Future Fire (2008.14), dedicated to “Social, Political, & Speculative Cyberfiction. An experiment in and celebration of new writing.” It’s s always a treat to be published in a magazine that you also like to read! The story was illustrated nicely by Chris Cartwright of Digital Design. See it at FutureFire. This story […]

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What is it About UFOs?

November 28, 2007

by Richard Thieme “When you think about it – I mean, really step back and think about it – the reaction, I mean, to Dennis Kucinich’s statement the other night during the Democratic debate, about seeing an aerial vehicle, a large dark triangle, something reported by many people in this and other countries and probably […]

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Out There by Howard Blum

April 4, 2007

The Swiss Cheese School of Investigative Reporting There are many more holes here than substance. The book depicts the author’s journey, including a number of meetings with anonymous sources that lead to nothing newsworthy, and is not a coherent well-researched account of UFO phenomena or its many subsets (black budget research, disinformation deception and cover […]

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