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UFOs Explained

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Mass Market Paperback, 438 pages
Published 1976 by Vintage Books USA (first published 1974)
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Jan 20, 2016 Sadie rated it it was amazing
Klass takes a thorough and, at times, technical look at popular UFO events from the 40's to the 70's. I was particularly impressed by the detailed explication of how radar can lie to the observer and isn't the telling marker of truth that many think it is. A lot of mistaken identifications of the planet Venus as UFO's in here, and explanations of how even professional pilots and military men can be fooled by celestial objects. His disdain for J. Allen Hynek's classication of "important UFO sight ...more
Nov 08, 2015 F.P. rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction
I practically lived on Klass's awesome books during my later college years. My husband (who was just my boyfriend then) and I would read (and reread) them out loud to each other. They're lots of fun and very meticulously thought out.

I must revisit this some time soon....
Sep 22, 2012 Regan rated it did not like it
A classic debunker skeptoid book. Feh.
Jan 15, 2010 Lauren rated it liked it
Klass explains it all.
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American journalist, engineer and UFO researcher, known for his skepticism regarding UFOs.

Klass began his writing career for the magazine Aviation Week.

He is not to be confused with sci-fi author William Tenn, whose real name was also Philip Klass.
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