UFOs: What We Know

The truth is out there

Ilro Lee
4 min readDec 18, 2022


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The topic of unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, has long captured the imagination of people around the world. From stories of strange lights in the sky to claims of encounters with extraterrestrial beings, the subject of UFOs has generated endless speculation and debate. This blog post will explore what we know about UFOs and try to separate fact from fiction.

History of UFO Sightings

The concept of UFO sightings can be traced back as far as ancient history, with reports of strange objects in the sky recorded in various cultures around the world. However, it wasn’t until the 20th century that UFO sightings began to be documented and investigated more systematically.

One of the most famous early UFO sightings occurred in 1947 when a pilot named Kenneth Arnold reported seeing nine unidentified objects flying in formation near Mount Rainier in Washington state. Arnold described the objects as moving “like saucers skipping on water,” leading to the popular term “flying saucers” to describe UFOs.

After the Kenneth Arnold sighting in 1947, numerous other UFO sightings have been reported worldwide. In 1952, the US Air Force began an extensive investigation of UFOs dubbed ‘Project Blue Book,’ which lasted until 1969 and investigated a total of 12,618 sightings. One of the most famous incidents studied by Project Blue Book was the ‘Rendlesham Forest Incident,’ which occurred in 1980 near the RAF Bentwaters airbase in England.

One interesting example of a UFO sighting occurred in Stephenville, Texas, in 2008, when several people reported seeing a large, unidentified object flying in the sky. Witnesses described the object as several hundred feet in length and moving at an extremely high speed. Several military jets reportedly scrambled to investigate the object, but no official explanation was given for the sighting.

UFOs and Extraterrestrial Life

Many people believe that UFOs are evidence of extraterrestrial life visiting Earth. This belief is based on the idea that UFOs could be advanced spacecraft piloted by intelligent aliens visiting our planet to observe or even interact with humanity. However, it should be noted that this hypothesis has yet…



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