The UFO Experience: A Scientific Inquiry

The UFO Experience: A Scientific Inquiry

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Cited by The New York Review of Books as "the best brief for visitation," this classic study presents an analysis of UFO reports and concludes that many sightings cannot be easily dismissed....

Title:The UFO Experience: A Scientific Inquiry
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781569247822
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    The UFO Experience: A Scientific Inquiry Reviews

  • Taede Smedes

    This is a classic in the UFO literature. Hynek, an astronomer at Northwestern University who worked several years as an external advisor for the air force, wrote this book as a response to the Condon ...

  • Joe

    Read this when it was first published circa 1970. Good analysis of the USAF-funded Condon Report. Otherwise, go with "Edge of Reality" by Hyneck and Jacques Vallee, published five years later, which i...

  • Kathy Allard

    3.5 stars. I listened to the audiobook and wish there had been two narrators, one for the author's voice and a different one for the many witnesses et al whom he quotes. As it stands, the many differe...

  • Kari

    This is a seminal work on the UFO question. Some excerpts from notable Project Blue Book cases are included to illustrate Dr. Hynek's various UFO classifications (i.e.: nocturnal lights, daytime discs...

  • Benjamin Manglos

    It's not the most entertaining UFO book out there, but it is thoughtful and scientific in its approach. I would have welcomed more case studies but I understand that its not Hynek's objective to surve...

  • Robert

    Not the best book on the subject...

  • Daryth

    Boring, so insanely boring. The author spends the entire time complaining about his time working with the air force.His ideas are good, but the book was a total snooze fest. ...

  • Zeeshan Ahmed

    One of the best books on UFO phenomenon. Written by J. Allen Hynek, who is considered as one of the most distinguished UFO researchers. It classifies UFO sightings into different categories, and then ...

  • Kathleen

    “It is statistically improbably that our sun is the only star out of quadrillions of stars to have planets. That would be somewhat like claiming that acorns can be found lying near only one oak tree...

  • Matt

    Some of the best cases including those "studied" by project bluebook. He's no author though, couldn't finish it. ...