The CIA Puts Hundreds of Declassified Documents About UFO Sightings Online, Plus 10 Tips for Investigating Flying Saucers

…since this past January the public has had full and open access to all of those documents [primarily from the late 1940s and 1950s] on the internet. To celebrate the seriousness of this archive’s widespread availability, the Agency made two lists of five different documents each, to “highlight a few documents both skeptics and believers will find interesting.” […]

  1. Establish a group to investigate and evaluate sightings
  2. Determine the objectives of your investigation
  3. Consult with experts
  4. Create a reporting system to organize incoming cases
  5. Eliminate false positives
  6. Develop methodology to identify aircraft and other aerial phenomena often mistaken for UFOs
  7. Examine witness documentation
  8. Conduct controlled experiments
  9. Gather and test physical and forensic evidence
  10. Discourage false reporting
Carles Bellver Torlà @carlesbellver