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UFOs True or False?

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I just typed ‘UFO’ into Google and it came up with 186,000,000 results! Interest in Unidentified Flying Objects has not waned over time. In fact, with the space race on a commercial footing now, maybe we’ll soon be able to answer the question once and for all.

Raiders of the Lost Ark film posterArea 51 is a secret US base in Nevada used for weapons research and testing, but widely believed to contain aliens and their weapons and craft that have been captured since the 1950s. According to the film Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark Area 51 contains a huge warehouse full of alien artefacts, including the Ark of the Covenant from the Bible. Back in July 2019 there was even a scheme to storm Area 51 and find out what is actually there. As far as I know it never came off.

Area 51

Area 51 (Getty)

But I picked up an article on the Mirror newspaper online which revealed that materials from UFOs are being examined by a new state-of-the-art lab machine in Stanford University, California. Scientists have retrieved materials from UFO sites going back to 1947 and from as far afield as Colombia and Argentina.

UFO debris (Mirror newspaper)

UFO debris (Mirror newspaper)

The machine is a ‘multi-parameter ion beam imager’ which can look at the atomic structure of material. Dr Gary Nolan said that the composition of the fragments was not like any other metal on Earth. Exciting developments!

Head shot Ann Marie ThomasAnn Marie Thomas is the author of four medieval history books, a surprisingly cheerful poetry collection about her 2010 stroke, and the science fiction series Flight of the Kestrel. Intruders, Alien Secrets, and Crisis of Conscience are out now. Follow her at