Top Ufologists

Top Ufologists

A Lesson by Clif

Some of the leading Ufologists in the world.


These are just a few of the Scientists, Authors and Citizens that have done important Research into Unexplained Aerial Phenomena over the years and past decades.

  Dr. J. Allen Hynek; was an Astronomer, originally from Chicago. He served as a Scientist Consultant for the Air Force’s Project Blue Book, from 1952 to 1969. He was a skeptic about UFO’s. But after studying years of reports, he became a believer. He said “ Some UFO reports represented Genuine Empirical Evidence”. He was the founder of the Center for Ufo Studies. And he originated the Close Encounters categories.


       Stanton Friedman; was a Nuclear Physicist that resided in Canada. He wrote many books about UFO’s and brought the Roswell incident to the publics attention.


       William Birnes; is a Writer from Pennsylvania. He appeared on the TV show UFO Hunters, in 2008.


       Erich von Daniken; is a Swiss Author of the book “Chariots Of The Gods” published in 1968. It is a ground breaking study of Ancient Aliens.


       Nick Pope; is a British Journalist and formerly worked for the British Ministry of Defense. He investigated the Rendlesham forest UFO incident, when he was in the British Government.


       Whitley Strieber; Author from Texas. He wrote the book Communion in 1987, that was the basis for the movie by the same title, in 1989. He had been Abducted by Aliens in upper State New York in 1985.


       Linda Moulton Howe; is a Journalist from New Mexico, who has investigated Cattle mutilations and conspiracy theories.


       Donald Kehoe; was a former Marine Corp Major, Pilot, Author and a Pioneer of Ufology, in the 1950’s.


       Albert Bender; was a Ufologist. He was one of the first to be contacted by MIBs (Men in Black) in Connecticut in the 1950’s.



       Jacques Vallee; is a French Astronomer and Ufologist in San Francisco. He is a self-proclaimed Heretic. Vallee promotes the Multidimensional Visitation Hypothesis, that UFO’s come from another Dimension or are Supernatural in origin.


       Kevin Randle is a Ufologist, Reporter and former Air Force Officer

from Iowa. He has written many books about UFOs. He is one of the top

Experts on the Roswell Incident along with Stanton Friedman.



     Dr. Roger Leir; was the surgeon who recovered Implants from Abductees, at the Podiatry Clinic in Thousand Oaks, California, in 1995.

A few of the Hypnotists who helped investigate some of the most significant Alien abduction incidents are:


       Dr. Benjamin Simon, of the Quincy Center in Boston, MA. He was the Hypnotists for Betty and Barney Hill alien abduction in 1963.


       Tony Constantino; Was the Hypnotist who uncovered the information for the Allagash 4 Alien abduction in Maine in 1976.


Other people who contributed their experiences to the science of



     Kenneth Arnold; was an airplane Pilot who sighted Flying objects in Washington State, in 1947. From his observation, the term “Flying Saucer” was coined.


     Marjorie Fish;  was a School Teacher and amateur Astronomer from Ohio.

She matched the Star Map drawn by Betty Hill to the Zeta Reticuli Star System.


     Major Jesse Marcel; U.S. Air Force, collected debris from the Roswell crash site in 1947. He said the materials he found were not from this earth. And his son,  Jesse Marcel Jr.,  also witnessed the debris and told the story about Roswell.


     Lieutenant Colonel Charles Halt; U.S. Air Force, was the senior officer witness to the hovering Craft in Rendlesham Forest, England, in 1980.


     Japanese Airline Pilot, Captain Kenju Terauchi;, who reported a UFO over Alaska in 1986.


     Captain Thomas Mantell; was killed when his Mustang crashed after pursuing a UFO in the skies over Kentucky in 1948.

Captain Edward Ruppelt; U.S. Air Force, was head of Project Blue Book. He was also a Fighter plane pilot that pursued the same UFO when Captain Mantell was killed.




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