No evidence that U.S. covered up existence of UFOs, government report says

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No reliable grounds exists that U.S. authorities covered up extraterrestrial life, successful nan shape of unidentified flying objects, moreover if immoderate Americans firmly judge successful UFOs, a Pentagon study said Friday.

The study offered a number of explanations of what has led to more than 40% of Americans reasoning that life forms from different postulation person visited earth.

"Investigative efforts wished that astir sightings were nan consequence of misidentification of mean objects and phenomena," according to nan conclusion of a 63-page study connected "unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP)."

"Although galore UAP reports stay unsolved, AARO (All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office) assesses that if additional, value information were available, astir of these cases besides could beryllium identified and resolved arsenic mean objects aliases phenomena."

The study listed respective outer and different data-gathering trade developed, usually successful secret, by nan authorities and backstage manufacture that could person easy been identified arsenic UFOs by nan wide public.

"The beneath examples correspond a sample of nan unclassified and declassified authentic nationalist information programs that AARO assesses astir apt were associated pinch erroneous UAP reporting," it said of crafts built by companies specified arsenic Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.

The study suggested that Americans' belief successful UFOs is improbable to change.

"Aside from hoaxes and forgeries, misinformation and disinformation is much prevalent and easier to disseminate now than ever before, particularly pinch today’s precocious photo, video, and machine generated imagery tools," nan study said. "Internet hunt and contented proposal algorithms service to reenforce individuals’ preconceptions and confirmation biases conscionable arsenic overmuch arsenic to thief amended and inform."

David K. Li

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