UFO The inside story of the US government's search for alien life here--and out there

Garrett M. Graff, 1981-

Large print - 2024

This thrilling story of science, the Cold War, Nazi research, atomic anxieties, secret spy planes and the space race draws on original archival research, declassified documents and interviews to present a narrative history of humanity's hunt for alien life, including the military and CIA's secret, decades-long quest to study UFOs.

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Large print books
Livres en gros caractères
Published
[Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2024.
Language
English
Main Author
Garrett M. Graff, 1981- (author)
Edition
Large print edition
Physical Description
943 pages (large print), 22 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN
9798885797528
  • Prologue: War of the Worlds
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. The Saucer Age
  • 1. Flying Saucers
  • 2. The Foo Fighters
  • 3. The Rocket Age
  • 4. Project Sign
  • 5. The Classics
  • 6. Project Grudge
  • 7. Captain Ruppelt Arrives
  • 8. The Mysterious Death of Captain Mantell
  • 9. The Washington Merry-Go-Round
  • 10. The Robertson Panel
  • 11. Saucer-Mania
  • 12. Frost's Flying Saucer
  • 13. The Contactees
  • 14. The Men in Black
  • 15. Sputnik
  • 16. Briefing Capitol Hill
  • Part 2. The Space Age
  • 17. Fermi's Paradox
  • 18. Project Ozma
  • 19. Phantom Signal
  • 20. The Drake Equation
  • 21. The Search Expands
  • 22. The Socorro Incident
  • 23. Exploring Mars
  • 24. Swamp Gas
  • 25. The UFO Gap
  • 26. The Condon Report
  • 27. The Byurakan Conference
  • 28. The Arecibo Message
  • 29. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • 30. The Dick Cavett Duel
  • 31. The Tehran Incident
  • 32. The Wow Signal
  • 33. Situation Red
  • 34. Exploring the Cosmos
  • 35. The Alone Theory
  • 36. Voodoo Warrior
  • 37. MJ-12
  • 38. Crop Circles
  • 39. The Belgian Wave
  • 40. Interrupted Journey
  • 41. Sex with Aliens
  • 42. Roswell Revisited
  • 43. "Who Killed JFK?"
  • 44. The Mars Rock
  • 45. The Phoenix Lights
  • Part 3. The Interstellar Age
  • 46. Cometa
  • 47. Skinwalker Ranch
  • 48. StarChips
  • 49. The Tic Tac Incident
  • 50. Life Science
  • 51. Breakthrough Listen
  • Epilogue: The Truth Is Out There
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Image Credits
  • About the Author