• UFOs and the Boundaries of Science

    by Greg Eghigian

    The history of the UFO phenomenon is a lens on to the process by which scientists police the bounds of respectable inquiry. 

  • The Last Time There Was a Craze About UFOs and Aliens

    by Daniel N. Gullotta

    A recent resurgence of interest in UFOs in respectable public discourse recalls the 1990s, when the X Files reflected a similar moment of distrust in authority and conspiratorial thinking. 

  • How the Pentagon Started Taking U.F.O.s Seriously

    In 2017, the New York Times revealed that the Pentagon had been conducting a secret research program on UFOs for ten years, upending more than a half-century of conspiratorial thinking about what the government was allegedly hiding.