US DoD Educational Film 1039
Carl Sagan wrote:"Occasionally, I get a letter from someone who is in 'contact' with aliens. I am invited to ask them anything. And over the year's I've prepared a little list of questions. The aliens are very advanced remember. So I ask things like, 'Please provide a short proof of Fermat's Last Theorem'. I write out the simple theorem equation with the exponents. It's a simulating exercise to think of questions to which no human today knows the answers, but where a correct answer would be recognised as such. It's even more challenging to formulate such questions in fields other than mathematics. Perhaps we should hold a contest and collect the best responses in '10 Questions to Ask an Alien'."
Following World War II, reports of unidentified flying objects stormed the U.S. The first official account of a UFO was reported by Kenneth Arnold, who in actuality was most-likely reporting the test flight of a model based off of the Horten Ho 229.
A recovered German aircraft, that had been in development since 1944, Kenneth Arnold uttered the infamous words "flying saucer," which instantly gave way to the flying saucer craze that swept the nation.
The monitor clicks off in front of a large symposium. We are in a banquet hall located in Roswell, New Mexico.
Giorgio Tsoukalos appears from the backstage area to a smattering of applause from the small UFO Enthusiasts group.
Giorgio Tsoukalos: Greetings fellow space travellers. You have assembled here for the next few days to discuss the topic of UFO's and extra-terrestrial beings. My specialty is studying the historic side of this, but I'm happy to serve as a mediator for all of your questions. First off, I'd like to quickly run down our itinerary for the day...
The generally uneventful symposium was a panel of experts, scientists, pseudo-scientists, and the like. After a brief introduction, and the history on UFO lore, it was time to open up questions to the audience. At the end of the symposium, the staff took a final tally on who was present...
7. Benny Fitz
10. Sam's Drunk Dog
12. Willie Kool
17. Pavel Bure
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