Tag - ufo



Japan Times
Mar 21, 2023
UFO sightings put rural Japanese community on the intergalactic map
Residents of Iinomachi believe they live in a UFO hot spot and speak of repeated appearances of unknown luminous flying objects.
Japan Times
Feb 26, 2023
U.S. government has been dancing around UFOs for 75 years
A legacy of UFO hype, hysteria and fraud is undermining legitimate inquiry into those strange objects in the sky.
Japan Times
Feb 13, 2023
Ruling out aliens? Senior U.S. general says not ruling out anything yet
Recent incidents come as the Pentagon has undertaken a new push to investigate military sightings of unidentified objects.
Japan Times
Dec 17, 2022
No evidence of UFOs so far in Pentagon investigation
The Pentagon's recent push to investigate reports of UFOs has so far not yielded any evidence to suggest that aliens have visited Earth or crash-landed here, say senior defense staff.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jun 21, 2021
The truth is out there: UFO research site set to open in Fukushima
The research facility will analyze witness reports, plan events to lure UFOs to Fukushima Prefecture and create a network of researchers at home and abroad.
Japan Times
Sep 14, 2020
Japanese Defense Ministry unveils protocol for encountering UFOs
Defense chief Taro Kono asked the SDF to record any such objects that they encounter or that enter Japanese airspace and to take steps to analyze them.
Japan Times
Jun 17, 2020
Mysterious balloon-like object spotted above northern Japan
Officials struggle to give answers as Twitter asks, 'Is it a UFO?'
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2020
Olympics and UFOs can't shift COVID-19 from the spotlight
First, some glum news: John Coates, head of the International Olympic Committee’s coordination commission, was quoted in The Australian on May 21 as expressing doubt over prospects for the Tokyo Olympics to be held in summer next year. Coates went on record as saying the decision on whether or not to proceed with the games in 2021 was likely to be made by October.
Japan Times
Jun 29, 2019
What we get wrong about UFOs
Beware of interpretations posing as facts. And when explanations are incomplete, don't fall for the fallacy of "god of the gaps."
Japan Times
Sep 7, 2018
Fate of Miyagi's aging UFO-like traffic lights hangs in balance
The fate of UFO-like traffic lights installed in a northeastern prefecture more than 30 years ago hangs in the balance as local police consider whether they should be removed.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: TECH
Nov 14, 2015
Going for new and old-school tech
Get your claws on an old-school game
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Jun 6, 2012
Today's J-blip: Very orderly UFOs hover over Japan
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a row of very polite alien spacecraft?


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