Flying Saucers & Science: A Scientist Investigates the Mysteries of UFOs
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Flying Saucers & Science: A Scientist Investigates the Mysteries of UFOs

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Flying Saucers & Science: A Scientist Investigates the Mysteries of UFOs: Interstellar Travel, Crashes & Government Cover-ups is a comprehensive look at the scientific data on the UFO phenomenon. Nuclear physicist & lecturer Stanton T. Friedman has distilled over 40 years of research, sharing his work on a variety of classified advanced nuclear & space syst...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 21st 2008 by New Page Books (Franklin Lakes, NJ) (first published June 1st 2008)
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Of all the flying saucer books I've read, and I've read a few, this one provides science and context for the genre. Stanton Friedman is the world's leading Ufologist and his knowledge, research and credibility jump off the pages of this text. He methodically refutes UFO debunkers with powerful government documents, thousands of eye witness interviews, and cold hard science. Friedman spends much of this book settling personal scores and dragging the reader through complex mathematical formulas de...more
Erik Graff
Oct 24, 2012 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: UFO fans
Recommended to Erik by: Michael Miley
Shelves: sciences
If you're interested in an author who intelligently defends the thesis that some UFOs are extraterrestrial spacecraft, Friedman is worth checking out, both his books and his numerous posted interviews and lectures. Similarly, if you're looking for extensive treatments of the Roswell incidents of 1947 or the Majestic 12 documents, his books on these topics may be the most detailed. Besides all this, he comes across as rather charming and often funny.
This one of his books, however, does not deliv...more
A little repetitive, but this guy's a nuclear physicist that worked on government top secret projects during the Cold War. He knows how things work, and he did his research quite well. He puts out many interesting ideas regarding UFO's.
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Stanton T. Friedman received BSc and MSc degrees in physics from the University of Chicago in 1955 and 1956. He was employed for 14 years as a nuclear physicist for such companies as GE, GM, Westinghouse, TRW Systems, Aerojet General Nucleonics, and McDonnell Douglas on such advanced, classified, eventually cancelled, projects as nuclear aircraft, fission and fusion rockets, and nuclear powerplant...more
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