“UFOs” and Natural Phenomena Mexican culture, like what we encountered in Brazil during last week’s episode, seems to me to harbor a significantly different view on the possibility of life beyond Earth and sojourns of such life to our world than is commonly held in the United States.  In fact, UFOs are frequently associated…

Unexplained UFO phenomena are caught on video every day, but it is rare for two strangers to record the same object at the same time from two separate angles. For that reason, the team is captivated by “the mothership videos” – a pair of recordings that appear to show a large, flying craft dispensing dozens…

This week’s Chasing UFOs Sighting of the Week comes to us from Kelly King who spotted a strange, fast-moving craft in  Rockledge, FL near Cape Canaveral. I was driving in Rockledge, Florida towards I-95 as I looked out of the window I saw a silver round metallic object go over the top of us. It…

This week’s sighting comes to us from Royal Oak, Michigan, where eyewitness Joel Pilon captured this photo the night of July 16, 2011. He tells us his story: …saw movement in the sky, alerted everyone I was with. It wavered in zigzag formation then almost like it told me it was leaving, I said ,…

    Extraterrestrial Life in Brazilian Culture To me, one of the most fascinating aspects of working on this project was the opportunity to see not only how American culture has adopted and expressed the concept of “ET,” but also seeing how international cultures have done so.  In this light, Brazil was amongst the most intriguing places…

UFO cases come in all kinds of flavors, but few are as juicy as what Ryder, Ben and James have found in Brazil. In 1996 there was an incident in the forests outside of the city of Varginha. Some locals report that an alien ship crashed and that some survivors escaped into the jungle where…

The Drake Equation versus the Fermi Paradox When considering the possibility of life elsewhere in the galaxy and the proposition that such life has delivered some kind of surveillance spacecraft to our own world, (as many we interviewed proposed or endorsed in this episode), it is important to review the current “state of the union”…

What if we’re not only being visited by UFOs, but we’re also being watched? That’s the theory among some in Florida who say sightings of small glowing orbs are proof that alien drones are here keeping tabs on planet Earth. To verify these claims, Ryder, Ben and James travel to the Sunshine State to look…

This week’s sighting comes to us from Joey Valdez, who caught a mysterious triangle of lights on camera: “I was driving home and saw these lights in a location where I happen to drive by everyday and know there are no lights like that. Ever. I got home, videotaped it, and uploaded it to YouTube.…

This week’s sighting comes to us from Stewart Bluco, who shared this video of his sighting. Stewart writes, “I was testing my camcorder. I wanted to see how well it could zoom in on a high flying jet. I set out a lawn chair, and watched the sky until I could find a plane. The…

Considering the amount of ground covered in each 1-hour Chasing UFOs episode, it isn’t always possible to present the science of each investigation in a comprehensive way.  So, for those who wish to learn more about the science behind Chasing UFOs, read on!   “Cum Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc,” or the Correlation Fallacy “With this,…

In this episode of Chasing UFOs, Ryder, Ben and James travel to Arizona to investigate reports of a large, boomerang-shaped object. The most famous of these sightings happened on March 13, 1997 when hundreds of people in Phoenix reported seeing this object pass over the city and to the south. Now, a recently unearthed video…

This week’s sighting comes to us from Chere Conner, who shared an experience from 1994 that made her a believer: Driving west on Hwy 60 back home to Lake Wales, Fl. Myself, my daughter, her 2 friends and their father was driving my Mazda. Kids were in the back snoozing. We looked up and saw…

Considering the amount of ground covered in each 1-hour Chasing UFOs episode, it isn’t always possible to present the science of each investigation in a comprehensive way.  So, for those who wish to learn more about the science behind Chasing UFOs, read on!   Roswell, Legends, and the Argument from Ignorance Attempting to separate the…

This week’s UFO Sighting comes to us from Facebook user ‘Ray Mond’ who tells us about his experience seeing three strange objects over Wantage Township, NJ on July 3, 2012: I was sitting on my open porch with my fiance and a couple of my friends. Taking in the beautiful clear night, having some good…

In this episode of Chasing UFOs, the team travels to New Mexico to investigate a mysterious video, which some believe shows a UFO crashing into the desert. Following the trail of clues, Ryder, Ben and James embark on a journey that leads them to Roswell where they uncover astonishing evidence that could prove a conspiracy…

Considering the amount of ground covered in each one-hour Chasing UFOs episode, it isn’t always possible to present the science of each investigation in a comprehensive way.  So, for those who wish to learn more about the science behind Chasing UFOs, read on!   Considering Cattle “Mutilations” and Classification Errors Admittedly, my background isn’t in…

Ryder, Ben and James travel to the Colorado Rockies to investigate a possible link between UFO sightings and a rash of animal mutilations and reports of abductions. Following the trail of leads, the team embarks on an adventure that takes them through the towering mountains to find the truth behind these frightening incidents. The team…

Considering the amount of ground covered in each 1-hour Chasing UFOs episode, it isn’t always possible to present the science of each investigation in a comprehensive way.  So, for those who wish to learn more about the science behind Chasing UFOs, read on! Reverse-Engineered Triangles As lore imparts it, there’s more to the triangular craft…

Considering the amount of ground covered in each one-hour Chasing UFOs episode, it isn’t always possible to present the science of each investigation in a comprehensive way.  So, for those who wish to learn more about the science behind Chasing UFOs, read on!

Tonight’s premiere of Chasing UFOs has the blogosphere buzzing – and it’s no wonder. Between questions of which presidential candidate is better equipped to handle an alien invasion (Obama apparently), Ryder’s plan to feed Chuck Norris to hostile aliens, Miss Universe’s challenge to potential alien beauty queens and our impending Wow! Reply, there’s plenty to…

The team travels to the central California town of Fresno where frightened residents say they are being watched after they recorded a strange craft patrolling the skies. Trying to find an explanation for what these people saw, Ryder, Ben and James hear rumors of a secret military base that people suspect may be housing these…

In the series premiere of Chasing UFOs, Ryder, Ben and James saddle up for an investigation into a close encounter of the Texas kind. Following reports of an enormous object that was spotted by dozens of people across two Texas towns, the team sets out to find an explanation. But while searching for the truth,…

Stephen Colbert has submitted his message that we’ll send to outer space as part of the Wow! Reply, and he wants the aliens to know one main thing: humans are not delicious (actually, he says we’re quite gamy). He also covers probes, the nearby Crab Nebula, and the movie Prometheus. Know what you want to…

So what message would the Chasing UFOs team send to the aliens as part of the Wow! Reply? Find out. Looks like James simply wants to them to reveal themselves so his family and friends stop thinking he’s so crazy: And Ryder just wants to apologize on behalf of all the tweets that might mention…