Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Sketches found from a 1956 Australian abduction case

Hi all,

I have been continuing my examination of the electronic files of former US researcher Dr. Michael Swords, who kindly provided me with a copy of these extensive files. There are numerous Australian cases amongst this material, which I have slowly been going through.

This post examines an apparent abduction experience, one of the reported earliest for this country. For a comprehensive catalogue of Australian abduction accounts, take a look here.

The source for this particular early Australian abduction account comes from Sydney researcher Bill Chalker, who included it in a piece he wrote for Australian "Penthouse" magazine of November 1989, page 37.

The account

The event took place near Hughenden in Queensland, see the Google map below.

It involved a then twelve year old girl, given the alias of Miss L. She was crossing a paddock on the family farm when she felt a strange force upon her, and she heard a "humming" sound. She felt as if she was being lifted off the ground and fainted.

She awoke to find herself in a large, strange room. The room was not furnished. She noticed an arched doorway leading into a corridor; that there were porthole-like windows along one wall, and that the room had no joins or seams.

After surveying the room, which featured a coloured galaxy display on one wall, the girl felt enormous pressure and again lost consciousness.

She found herself back on the farm, but in a different paddock, with a huge saucer shaped object j=hovering above her, before it rapidly ascended to the west. The girl believed that two hours had elapsed since she initially lost consciousness.

VUFORS material

It was therefore with some surprise that I found that amongst the Swords' material were three pages of documents related to this case.

Document one was headed "UFO 1956 Cressy Station, Hughenden, Australia" and a signature which looks like "F Jedlicko." This appears to be a plan of the object as seen from above.

Document two is headed "Interior of UFO 1956. Cressy Station, Hughenden, Qld, Australia. 21 deg lat. Travelling West." It is an annotated numbered key to features shown in document three.

It is signed in the same name as document one shows, but provides the address Box 183, Elsternwick, Australia 3185. I assume this is the postal address of the witness, who at this stage, post 1956, lived in Victoria and this is why the Victorian UFO Research Society looked into the report.

Document three is a sketch with numbers, showing the girl and the two entities and various features of the room she was in.

A fascinating insight into this very early Australian abduction account. It is a pity that most of the VUFORS archives were lost with the passing of VUFORS researchers, Paul Norman and Judith Magee. 


1. A search of 163 graziers listed for the Hughenden, area of Queensland, listed in the current Telstra yellow pages failed to locate a current station named "Cressy Station", or any owner whose name was similar to F Jedlicko or F Fedlicko.

2. Hughenden, Queensland is at latitude 20.85 south and longitude 144.2 East.

3. An Internet search for a "Cressy Station" located a 1963 paper concerning a Cressy Station in the Great Artisian Basin, Queensland located at latitude 21.8 deg S; longitude 143.8 deg E. This location is SW of Hughenden. 

4. Further search turned up an R S Blacket, Cressy Station, Corfield, Qld 4733. This is apparently Rob and Roslyn Blacket Corfield is to the SW of Hughenden.

5. This Cressy Station is located near Winton, to the SW of Hughenden

A more detailed map is shown below:

6. In my search for Cressy Station,  I then turned to the National Library of Australia's TROVE digitised newspaper collection . I searched for "Cressy Station" and found:

a. "Telegraph" (Brisbane.) Wednesday 13 September 1939, page 17. Owners of Cressy Station, Corfield are a Mr and Mrs R Logan, and son Alan Beaufort Logan who was then marrying Lucy Beryl Wedgwood.

b. "Queensland Country Life" Thursday 17 November 1949 page 11. Sale of rams to Cressy Pastoral  Company of Cressy Station, Corfield.

c. "The Longreach Leader" Friday 20 July 1951 page 11, records the death of Raymond Hough Logan, aged 76, of Brisbane, former owner of Cressy, Corfield.

7. The My Heritage website records the fact that Alan and Beryl had four children. I had my genealogy expert take a look for details of the four children.

We were only able to establish that one was a Brian Charles Logan; who was born in 1942 and died in 1946. We couldn't find any details on any of the other three children.

8. However, it would seem reasonable to me, that if Alan Logan married Beryl Wedgwood in 1939 then it is possible that they had a daughter who was 12 years old in 1956, a Miss Logan, our "Miss L." of the VUFORS report.

9. The name on the VUFORS held paperwork, F Jedlicko or F Fedlicko, or some similar combination of letters, could potentially be Miss L's married name, at the time she was interviewed by investigators from the VUFORs.

10. Can any blog readers throw any more light on Miss L's identity?

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

James E McDonald's interest in Project Blue Book cases - Pueblo, Colorado

Hi all,


The late Dr. James E McDonald visited the former USAF's Project Blue Book on a number of occasions and gathered together a collection of sightings, which interested him. I published a blog back in February 2017,  about this aspect of his UAP work. As one of my 2018 projects, I am revisiting my earlier work on these selected Blue Book files.


This blog post concerns one of the cases McDonald saw some value in, namely an observation by a weather observer, at a place called Pueblo, Colorado in the USA, which is near Colorado Springs.

Why bother re-examining these old cases? Well, they generally provide  me with data based observations, as opposed to sightings mentioned on Face Book pages, which provide hardly any data points. Secondly, it is always good to revisit/reanalyse cases, to see if a potential mundane explanation has been missed.

Case details

At 10:46am Mountain Standard Time (1746UTC), on 14 June 1958, a Pueblo, Colorado [latitude 38.28 deg N; longitude 104.6 deg W], airport weather observer, Orville R. Foster, aged 51 years, was observing a pilot balloon through a theodolite. He noticed an object enter the field of view at elevation 24.2 degrees,and azimuth 67 degrees (ENE.) He tracked the object across the northern sky (maximum elevation estimated as 50 degrees) on into the SW sky. Here he lost it in atmospheric haze at elevation 8.1 degrees, azimuth 237.2 degrees. The duration of the event was between 4-6 minutes.

The path of the object across the sky

The shape of the object at highest elevation was circular, with an apparently flat ring around the object, and a rounded dome in the middle. It appeared white to silvery white in colour. No metallic lustre was noticed. There was no smoke, no noise,no exhaust, and no vapour trail. There were cirrus clouds present at an estimated 30,000 feet and at times it went behind these.

The upper air winds during that day were from the SW - which is opposite to the direction that the object was travelling in, therefore it was going against the wind.

The observer noted that he had seen high altitude balloons through a theodolite before and this didn't look like them. On the USAF proforma Foster estimates its speed as a minimum 540 mph and, provides an estimate of its diameter as 30 feet.

Project Blue Book comments

The PBB file which I obtained a copy of, courtesy of Melbourne based researcher Paul Dean, showed two trains of thought about the nature of the object:

1. In a letter to the observer dated 14 July 1958 PBB made the statement that many qualified observers had mistaken a high altitude balloon for a UFO. It also stated "Routine checks and research disclosed that an upper-atmosphere balloon, flight No 161, was tracked continuously by the facilities of the AACS and last reported in the vicinity west of Pueblo between the 14th and 15th of June." Here, PBB was suggesting it might have been a high altitude balloon.

2. PBB "Routing slip" on the file stated "This is a toughie. I have approached it from every scientific and logical angle..after performing checks of a/c schedules (both military and civil), radar units, tests and operations, GCC, and others all showed negative..If no resolution, this will be one I must place in the category of 'unknown.'"

The routing slip
The "Project 10073 Record Card" conclusion is shown as "unidentified", "unknown."

The Project record card

Data analysis

1. If we assume that the object was at a minimum altitude of 30,000 feet, then we can calculate its range at three points.

a. Initial position of ENE sky at 24.2 degrees elevation.

Sine 24.2 = 30000/slant range.
0.4099 = 30000/slant range.
therefore slant range = 30000/0.4099.
therefore slant range is 73, 188 feet.

b. Intermediate position in northern sky at 50 degrees elevation.

Sine 50 = 30000/slant range.
0.766 = 30000/slant range
therefore slant range = 30000/0.766.
therefore slant range is 39, 164 feet.

c. Final position in SW sky at 8.1 degrees elevation.

Sine 8.1 = 30000/slant range.
0.1409 = 30000/slant range.
therefore slant range = 30000/0.1409.
therefore slant range = 212,917 feet.

If its actual altitude was above 30,000 feet, then these ranges would be greater than the figures shown.

2. We can calculate an average angular velocity across the sky.

190 degrees of arc traversed. Time taken, between 240 and 360 seconds.
Therefore average angular velocity was between 0.53 and 0.79 degrees per second.

3. In order to calculate an actual speed, we would need to know an actual figure for its angular velocity at one of the three known distances. We do not have this data.

However, Foster does provide a figure of a minimum speed of 540 miles per hour on the USAF profroma. This suggests that he used some form of average distance and angular speed to calculate this figure.

4. He also estimates the diameter of the object as 30 feet. As there is no data provided for the angular size of the object seen through the theodolite, we can only assume that he calculated this figure based on his 28 years of being a weather observer, and knowledge of the actual versus angular sizes of the balloons he tracked, and a comparison of the apparent angular size of the object in the instrument.

5.  The weather at the time was:

a. At the surface - as stated by the observer.

Scattered clouds.
Relative humidity 22%
Temperature 84.4 degrees F.
Slight breeze - 5 knots from SSW.

As given by the website weather underground

Temperature 82 degrees F.
Wind speed - 5.2 knots.
Wind direction From the south.
Barometer 29.75 inches Hg.

b. Upper air winds

The observer stated "Upper air winds during the day were from the south west quadrant."

I checked the University of Wyoming's global upper air readings database for Colorado Springs for that date. Unfortunately their records do not go that far back.

McDonald documents

US researcher Barry Greenwood located and forwarded three documents from his archives, which show that McDonald followed up the sighting in June 1970.

He contacted the US Weather Bureau in Pueblo, Colorado and asked them to check their logs for the sighting. The response stated that their observation log for 14 June 1958 contained the following entry:

"UFO sighted at 1046M while taking Pibal ob. Elev. 24.2 deg, azimuth 247.0; followed with theodolite for about 5 mins. Moved across northern sky, lost to view at Elev. 8.1 deg azimuth 57.2 deg. Color white, dome shaped in center, with circling ring. Higher than ci clds, moved very fast to SW."

There is a note that these azimuth readings are 180 degrees from true. Weather theodolites had South as 0 degrees azimuth.

With an address supplied by the Weather Bureau, McDonald wrote to Foster proposing a date for a telephone interview. We have no records of this interview, if it occurred.


An unusual object travelled against the upper air winds, at a speed which the observer estimates as at least 540mph, and was described as circular, with an apparently flat ring around the object, and a rounded dome in the middle, with an estimated diameter of 30 feet.  It appeared white to silvery white in colour. No metallic lustre was noticed. There was no smoke, no noise,no exhaust, and no vapour trail. The observer was adamant it was not a high altitude balloon.

I can see why PBB allocated it to the "unknown" category.


I wish to thank Robert Powell, and other members of the NICAP forum for their kind comments on my initial data analysis, which has been amended above based on their comments.

I also wish to thank Barry Greenwood for locating the documents which show James E McDonald's follow up of the sighting.

Monday, April 16, 2018

I shot at a UFO

Hi all,

I have read of cases from overseas where individuals have claimed to have used a gun to fire at UAP. However, until today, I had never come across such a reported occurrence here in Australia.

I was browsing through a global collection of data, compiled by US researcher Michael Swords and located an Australian sighting, sent to the USA, by the Australian Centre for UFO Studies.

Part of the report form

What I found was an investigation report by R Delillo and R H Marx (reference number NA78072.) They interviewed one of the two witnesses on 12 June 1978.

Part of the investigation report
Mr G Cooke was then a 27 year old motor mechanic from Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was married with two children. At the time of the incident he was with a friend on a property near Orange, New South Wales, in June 1969. His statement reads:

"We went to Orange to go shooting. It was at a place about 10 miles out of town and fairly hilly and very rocky, with large boulders six feet in diameter and a few trees.It was a grazing property but we were on a slope which was above the area used for grazing. We had been out for quite a while, about 3 hours.

We were going up a hill which was fairly steep in a four wheel drive vehicle and were getting no further. My friend and I got out of the vehicle and were standing around it discussing what to do when we noticed a light in the sky.

We were about half way up the hill, that is about 200 feet from the bottom of the hill and there was another hill opposite us with a creek in between the two hills.

Sketch of the scene
The light was above the hill opposite us.It appeared to be like the headlights of an aircraft but it was moving very, very slowly towards us. I didn't take any notice of it thinking it was an aircraft.

After a couple of minutes it seemed to be at a point above the opposite hill about 50 feet above the tree line on top of the hill. It then began to move slowly down the front of the hill. We then turned our car headlights off because we didn't know what might happen. We could tell its position because the light lit up the tree tops in an area directly below it. The light appeared to reflect off the leaves in the tops of the trees but did not illuminate the ground below the trees.

At this stage we thought it might be a helicopter but there was absolute silence. After about 3 or 4 minutes it reached a point level with us on the opposite hill and came to a stop. It looked just like the headlight of a car but lacked the distinct beam of a car headlight. It was very bright, with the colour of a quartz halogen headlight.Very white and gave the impression of being slightly larger than a car headlight.

We didn't know what to do and were beginning to feel uncomfortable. It was still about 50 feet above the trees and we could estimate the distance since the hill was behind it. My friend said "Oh blow it" and picked up a rifle and fired at it. As soon as he fired the shot the light went out. He used a 243 rifle and was a pretty good shot. The light left a brief after image for about 2-3 seconds. After half a minute we trained spotlights all over the hill but could not see anything. We went immediately home.

We discussed the event that night and couldn't sleep well for we had no idea what it could have been and were afraid it might have been a fellow with a torch. We went back the next morning and spent a couple of hours searching the hill for any signs; vehicle tracks; footprints; anything, but found nothing. It had been raining the night before the incident so if anyone had been there they would have left tracks in the very soggy ground.

To this day I have no idea what it could have been."

A second shooting incident

Intrigued by the above account I did a search of my Australian newspaper clipping collection, scouring them for any such accounts. To my surprise, I found details of a second shooting incident.

The page one head-lines of an uncited Sydney newspaper, dated Monday 7 May 1979 were:

Page two of the story

"Shots fired as UFO panics town."

"A local civil servant fired a volley of shots at a UFO hovering over the West Australian town of Eucla.

And UFO fever has gripped this tiny town following sightings over the past three nights of a mystery red and silver object.

The 20 townspeople are in a whirl over the sightings but a spokesman for the RAAF said it was unlikely to send an aircraft to intercept the UFO.

A local agricultural officer who fired a high powered rifle at the UFO said "It zoomed off in a flash."

At lunchtime yesterday several people who sighted the cigar shaped shiny UFO which appeared to be moving towards the town from the South Australian border.

After the sighing the object veered away from Eucla but was spotted by several people throughout the afternoon.

The shots were fired at the object by Mr A Hardy, a permit control officer with the Department of Agriculture.

"I just wanted to see what would happen," Mr Hardy said.

"It zoomed off in a flash to a much greater height and sat there for three or four hours...

Eucla police believe it may be just a bunch of helium filled party balloons which escaped from a  dance at a nearby hotel..."


They say our memory fades as we age. A check of this blog reveals that this second story featured in a previous blog from 2013.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Projects for 2018

Hi all,

As regular blog readers will be aware, I have just returned from a three month "holiday" from UAP research. Taking a step back from my usual hectic research pace, has been of great benefit. It has allowed me to take a look at just what future research projects I wish to focus on. Strangely, it was only yesterday that an interstate colleague asked me what research I intend to undertake in the coming months? Here is what I told them:

(1) An examination and analysis of the publicly available 'evidence' put forward so far by the To The Stars Academy, about the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program.

(2) Analysis of current Australian UAP sightings, as reported to Australian research groups, and through Face Book pages. It has been a couple of years now since Melbourne based researcher Paul Dean and I took a look at a year's worth of Australian sighting reports.

(3) An exploration of a further number of the radar/visual and other cases which took the interest of the late Professor James E McDonald. For the background to my interest in this, click here

(4) More in-depth "cold case" work on a limited number of classic Australian UAP cases. For a listing of some of my previous work in this area, click here.

(5) Further work on the electronic preservation of Australian UAP periodicals.

(6) Putting together a document of source material on Christopher "Kit" Canfield Green. This idea originated with the recent series of posts that Pauline Wilson wrote here on this blog. I have previously compiled dossiers on such individuals as Dr Richard Charles Niemtzow and Dr Richard M Neal

(7) A critical re-examination of the works of a number of well known, high profile, current Australian researchers, with a view to exploring the science behind their beliefs.

I will post the results of my research here on this blog.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Keith's "holiday" concludes

In a previous post dated 20 December 2017, I advised that I was taking a break from UAP research. I have now been absent from UAP research for just over three months, and am returning mentally refreshed. Each break I have taken, has allowed me the ability to pursue other interests during that time. I have renewed my long-term enjoyment of astronomy, meteorology, and SETI, which I will continue alongside my UAP research.

Now for a word about my co-blogger, Pauline Wilson. Pauline wishes me to advise readers that she is withdrawing from public UAP research, citing the lack of any real research efforts taking place here in Australia. You will have gathered from her posts since January, that after examining the current state of Australian UAP research, that she has become disillusioned with it. I fully understand her position, as many of her sentiments reflect my own views. I wish to thank her for her time in contributing to our joint blog, firstly in the late 2000's, and just recently. She has always preferred to work "in the shadows" and she is returning to that place.

I will shortly be recommencing contributing posts to this blog.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Christopher 'Kit' Green - some additional data

Dear Readers,

You will have noticed that I have been posting more frequently than my usual once a week schedule. The reason for this is that I was hit with an unseasonal dose of the flu, and have been off work for a while. But now I am on the road to recovery. However, this work "downtime" has not been wasted, as I have been able to spend more time researching the work of US researcher Kit Green.

I thought that I had brought together all the information available on the Internet, about Kit Green's interest in UFOs. I was wrong. Earlier today I was looking at his entry on LinkedIn and noticed that Green advises that he was the founder and CMO of "Enscion Corporation" between 2000 - present - 18 years.

An Internet search for information about Enscion Corporation brought me to a website for the firm. This told me that the firm advises other firms on potential risks for employees, in terms of "developing certain chronic conditions." One of the ways it does this is by the use of "genetic...information."

I then typed in "CMO Enscion" into a search engine, which brought up an odd page. The text of this page is shown below.

"Still Unknown: unknown object in right hand, see picture/image at bottom, unknown humming and white noise in right ear.

All testing was done at the Wright-Patterson AFB Medical Center for (RM Collins) except where noted. Eleven (11) different tests over 16 months.

Four (4) brain MRIs dated:
03-13-012: focused on auditory center, no pathologies.
08-05-011: normal, no pathologies, no trace of any strokes.
03-22-011: normal, Intracranial, no pathologies.
12-27-010: normal, no pathologies.

Comment: UBOs? Unidentified bright objects noted in MRIs. Thought to be aging vessels, but, much younger people seem to have them in the same areas.

Two (2) X-rays, right hand and left index finger dated:
08-16-011: did not show object.
02-18-011: left index finger, did not show very tiny object.
Two (2) CT scans: sinuses and right hand/wrist dated:
04-11-012: right hand and wrist. Normal except for object shown as just a bump.
02-01-012: sinus area, normal except for inflammation caused by allergies.
Nasal Endoscopy done by Dr Balazs, Dayton, Ohio dated:
01-30-012: normal except for inflammation caused by allergies.
2/1/2012 11:19 AM

I called to just let you know that I planned on talking to Dr. John Balazs today (Dayton). I did. 

He is a good guy. He is well-versed in attempting to understand difficult - to -diagnose cases, especially hearing cases. He has, as you know, ruled out many possibilities for your noises, including cardiovascular, inner ear causes of tinnitus, issues associated with the hearing tests (he agrees they are normal in your case) and more. 

He is very willing to order the MRI to examine the matters I spoke about. He should be very willing now to refer you to have the MRI (this was done on, 03-13-012), with no further need for justification...he agrees it should be done.


Christopher Green, MD, PhD, FAAFS Professor, Diagnostic Radiology & Psychiatry Assistant Dean / Asia-Pacific  Wayne State School of Medicine Chinese Academy of Sciences Chairman, Med:For, Inc. CMO, Enscion Corporation
Right arm and hand nerve conduction test dated: 
02-07-012: normal.
EEG dated:
04-25-012: no evidence of epilepsy.
Hypothesis: right hand object is causing the white noise/humming in right ear by going through the Auditory center of the brain then to right ear.

*Conclusions: No explanation for right hand object or white noise/humming in right ear. Dr Nagasawa, WP Neurologist asked on 18 April 2012, 'what do you think it is?' From outer space I said. He just nodded.
Teleportation and Humming... 

Teleportation, it's the space that moves. Unlike Star Trek, or like it in the 2009 movie, it's the space that carries the object or information instantaneously.
Albert Einstein called it, 'Spooky action at a distance.' And, it is spooky for some when 'they' instantly appear in your bedroom. 

Implant (in right hand, see picture below, taken 04-03-012, originally appeared, 01-24-011) would turn on every 10 seconds (October 9th and 10th, 2011) with a strong humming sensation felt. 

Right hand puffy area below ball bearing looking object (looks Metallic said the WP Neurologist) is a needle mark. See cropped image below showing more detail.

No EMF detected coming from the implant/object using a gauss meter, but a magnet does turn the object on.

We do primitive quantum teleportation in our laboratories, other species (reportedly 10,000 years ahead in some cases) have come a lot further it seems. The real teleportation, it's the space that moves. Unlike Star Trek or like it from the last movie, it's the space that carries the object or information instantaneously. The government calls it, 'hyper burst communications.'

Copyrighted©2012-2013 Peregrine Communications"

What to make of it?

There is a Dr John Balazs of Dayton, Ohio. He is an ear, noise and throat specialist, which would fit in with some of the symptoms being reported by "Bob" the patient involved.

There is a Dr Glen Nagasawa, a neurologist, who practices in Dayton, Ohio. Again this would fit in with some of the symptoms being reported by "Bob" the patient. 

The Wright-Patterson AFB Medical Center is just east of Dayton, Ohio. 

R M Collins would appear to be Robert Michael Collins, an associate of former AFOSI special agent Richard C. Doty. It is known that Kit Green and Richard Doty were associates. 

There is mention of symptoms of an "...unknown object in right hand, see picture/image at bottom, unknown humming and white noise in right ear." This is suggestive of the description of a so called "implant" in an abductee.

The phrase "No EMF detected coming from the implant/object using a gauss meter, but a magnet does turn the object on" utilises the term "implant" and mentions no detectable EMF, plus mention of using a magnetic to turn the object on. This terminology is reminiscent of work by by Dr Roger Leir. Leir described implants as emitting radio waves in the FM band; and showing electromagnetic fields in excess of ten milligauss. 

This page of text was on the website called "ufoconspiracy" and has no dates later than 13 March 2012. The site features a book "UFOs: Exempt from Disclosure by Collins, and Doty.


The text appears to be a series of notes about an investigation into the nature of an unknown object in the hand of an individual, probably Robert Michael Collins himself, from the text of Green's email to "Bob." I believe this is confirmed when you visit this part of the website

Collins as editor for the site writes: "A question has come up from viewers, 'why do they always show up when you're outside? The best answer I think is what's in my right hand, see attached, and it hums and stings when you rotate any object over the top of it. No Emf measured."

Collins prints a photograph of a hand. This is the same photograph which appears in the "odd page" text. This confirms that the individual with the "implant" is none other than Robert Michael Collins, and Kit Green was in on the investigation. 

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Kit Green in "Phenomena" - the book by Annie Jacobsen

Dear readers,

Further to my two latest posts, about Christopher (Kit) Canfield Green, I found a copy of Annie Jacobsen's 2017 published book "Phenomena" (Back Bay Books, New York.) As I suspected there is more here about Green's UAP work, than I had previously found.

In order not to paraphrase her words, the following is the complete text from pages 394-400. In between quoting these pages, I will intersperse my own comments and questions (in italics) generated in my mind by her reporting. 


To interview Kit Green, I travel to Detroit, where Green has returned to private practice and also serves at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, in Michigan. Over the past thirteen years, Dr.  Green has been a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Radiology at the Harper University Hospital, and the Detroit Medical Center, and served as the medical school's executive director for Emergent Technologies (i.e. forensic brain scanning applications). Green's career path is unusual for a former intelligence officer. He returned to medical practice after a long, meritorious government career. "These new positions afford access to state-of-the-art technology in high-field brain, MRI's, neuroradiology, and software," Green says. And he exploits this technology, he explains, in order to pursue an area of research that he had not shared publicly until our interviews for this book.

Comment 1

As it appears that Green commenced this line of work in 2005, this means that for 10 years, until Jacobsen interviewed him, that we were unaware of this work. One wonders if we did not have Jacobsen's interviews to go by, whether we would ever have heard of this work?

Green's identity as a CIA officer remained secret until 2007, when he appeared in an episode of the PBS series Secrets of the Dead. The episode, called "Umbrella Assassin," was a Cold War case file involving the murder of Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov, killed at a bus stop in England in 1978.

Comment 2

In fact,Christopher Green's involvement with the CIA, was revealed as early as 1992 by Armen Victorian [aka Henry Azadehdel] in the British UFO Magazine Vol. 11 No. 3 [Vallee, J. Forbidden Science Volume 2;notes, chapter seven, note 23.] However, I wouldn't expect Jacobsen to have known this. 

If we hadn't suspected Markov had been murdered by the KGB," says Green, "his death would have likely been written off as 'cause unknown,' or 'death from natural causes.' " But because Green and his CIA colleagues had a strong hypothesis to work from, they went the extra mile in the laboratory. "Our Intelligence services found a tiny plutonium-iridium pellet in Markov's leg and removed it. We prescribed specialized blood tests and identified ricin, which we looked for because of the victim's signs and symptoms. An assassin used a weapon disguised as an umbrella," says Green. For his work breaking this and other forensic medical cases over the next five years, Green was awarded the National Intelligence Medal.

After Green officially left the CIA in 1985, he worked for General Motor's Research labs, and was eventually promoted to Chief Technology Officer for Asia-Pacific. he has remained an active military and intelligence science advisor for the CIA and the Department of Defense, serving on more than twenty Defense science and advisory boards. His positions have included chairman of numerous National Academy of Sciences Boards and Studies; Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Sciences; founding member, Defense Intelligence Agency Technology Insight-Gauge-Evaluate, and Review Committee; chairman of the independent Science Panel for the Undersecretary of the Army for Operations Research and later for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Matters. He also recently served as chairperson of a nineteen-member National Research Council effort to examine the future of military-intelligence science and brain research over the next twenty years. Green's bonafides are clearly not lacking. In 2016 he was asked to join a classified science advisory board for James R. Clapper, director of National Intelligence (to whom the directors of all seventeen US intelligence agencies and organizations report) and the man who, in the 1990's, as director of DIA, criticized the anomalous mental phenomena programs calling them "just too far out at the leading edge of technology."

Kit Green finds advising the Defense Department and intelligence community stimulating and challenging, he says, but what interests him most is his work for eleven years now in his private practice. "I'm interested in the notion of people injured physically by anomalous events," Green tells me. "Often these events are perceived as [involving] unidentified aerial phenomena, or UAP, drones, high energy radio frequencies that confront people face-to-face and cannot be explained." In an earlier age, some UAP's were known as UFOs. Green does not agree with the use of that term "because it is imprecise," he says. But the nomenclature change helps to destigmatize the research. [Hilary Clinton spoke of UAPs while on the 2016 campaign trail.] The impetus of Green's work, he says, can be traced back to an unresolved component of the CIA's psychic research program in late 1974. The notion of people touched by anomalous events was a concept that Green was first confronted with when working with Uri Geller and the nuclear scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

"These individuals carried top-secret clearances that were as high as mine" says Green, including Q clearances for nuclear secrets. "And yet they told me they saw things that could not be easily explained. They reported seeing raven-like birds on their bedpost...orbs floating down the hallways of their homes. A disembodied arm hovering in the air. These individuals were not crazy," he says. To paranormalists, these close-contact sightings are known as close encounters. "The idea of close-encounters touches upon a lot of pathologies," says Green, "but not all encounters involve pathologies." This mystery plagued him for decades, he says. In 2005, he began working on a research project to address this enigma. he began creating "a structured database of individuals that were suffering enigmatic injuries, burns, skin lesions, cancers, diseases-and who also had face-to-face encounters with UAPs," says Green.

"We would comb through each narrative," remembers Green. "Compare statistics. Pare the information down. Pull out people with pathologies. What was left? Many very interesting cases. Cases that could not be easily explained." After two years of data analysis, in 2007, Green took his research project from academic to operational. "I began performing much pro bono work," he says, "forensic investigation and diagnosis of patients injured by multiply witnessed physical anomalous events with UAPs, drone, and other visible physical devices."

Green accepted his patients carefully. "They are all high-functioning individuals, many prodigious savants, most of whom carry a high security clearance," he says. "They are members of Special Forces, members of the intelligence community, employees of aerospace companies, officers in the military, guards of military bases, policemen. Often injuries take place of a military bivouac, [which is] an overnight mission at a secure location for the purpose of guarding, reconnaissance, or some kind of exploration...Common injuries are from something that is airborne [Something] that emits some kind of a light or a beam. Some orbs."

Green takes on patients who already have a thick physician case file, and whose doctors have been unable to  determine what injured them. "My patients were physically injured by something. They have signs on their body. Markings. Illness," he says. They agree to give Green access to their medical history and permission for him to speak with their other doctors. None have mental illness. "They and their physicians have exhausted many avenues and find themselves at the end of their rope," says Green. "These patients are by majority not prone to conspiracy or PTSD. This kind of thinking would interfere with their career path. They and usually their superiors come to me because my speciality is forensic medicine. I try to determine diagnosis from very little and often highly incomplete data." Like the assassinations he investigated while in the CIA.

Using the technology available to him. Green orders brain scans, specialized blood, DNA and endocrine test and compiles the results. At present he has more than one hundred active patients. His original hypothesis was that a majority of his patients had "been exposed to technology from black programs," he says, that is, advanced state-of-the-art, high-energy technologies developed in Special Access Programs. "Nonlethal weapons programs. Holograms. Cloaking devices. Drones. Twenty five percent of my patients die within five to seven years of my diagnosis, and I have no idea of how any programs I knew about years ago can do these things," Green says.

To advance his hypothesis, based on the demographics and high-functioning of his patients, Dr Green teamed up with the Nolan Lab at Stamford University, run by Garry Nolan, one of the world's leading research scientists specializing in genetics, immunology and bioinformatics. Nolan trained under the Nobel Prize-winning biologist David Baltimore, has published over 200 research papers, and holds twenty biotechnology patents. Age fifty-five, he has been honoured as one of the top twenty inventors at Stamford University. His research is funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Cancer Institute and others. In 2012, Nolan was awarded the Teal Innovator Award from the Defense department, a $3.3 million grant for advanced cancer studies. The Nolan Lab is perhaps best known for pioneering advances in large-scale mapping of cellular features and human cells at an unprecedented level of detail. "We are building on technologies that are just coming into existence," Nolan told me in 2016. Dr Kit Green and his colleagues sought out Garry Nolan for help.

Garry P Nolan

For Garry P Nolan's curriculum vitae click here.

"I have met and worked with many of Kit's patients," Nolan confirms, "and I have looked deeply at the relevant medical data. These people were injured. I have seen the physiological consequences of the harm they've endured. He agrees with Kit Green that in many cases it looks as if it is an electromagnetic field of some sort." It has led to inflammation and other biomarkers in their bodies that can be seen on MRIs, tisue, blood. We are now working on both the gentics and epigenetic components," Nolan says. "I am relatively certain we are the only individuals in the field doing this." Using mapping technology the Nolan Lab is renowned for, technicians are mapping Green's patients' DNA and their immune systems. They are looking for patterns among the patients, using biological data to create an integrated theory.

Comment 3

Has Garry Nolan published anything about this joint UAP work with Green? I have not been able to find anything.

"All kinds of trauma can be picked up by the immune system," Nolan says. "Every event that happens to you is recorded by your immune system," which in turn creates a biological data-base of the self. "Every surgery or bee sting," he says, every incident of HIN1 flu, head cold, allergy or chicken pox "is all sensed and recorded by the immune system." With the technology that is emerging from the Nolan lab, doctors will likely soon be able to take a snapshot of a person's blood and read the historical record of a person's physiological life. Access to this kind of high technology nonsubjective biological data would have been impossible to imagine in any other age.

But what, I ask Garry Nolan, does this have to do with anomalous mental phenomena research? With ESP and PK? With Uri Geller and hallucinations experienced by scientists at the Lawrence Livermore Nuclear Laboratory? "We are also mapping [DNA and immune systems] people and their families who claims to be remote viewers  or have anomalous perception," Nolan confirms. For example, Joe McMoneagle is part of their research program; he provided them with a sample of his DNA, and the team is considering how to access the DNA of his sister, who was also allegedly a remote viewer, says Nolan. "Whether real, perceived or illusion, there appears to be a genetic determinant." And while Dr Green maintains that his patients' injuries may have come from high energy devices or their components, both Green and Nolan think there is more to it than that. "Some people [seem to] repeatedly attract the phenomena or the experiences," Nolan says. "They act like an antenna or are like lighthouses in the dark."

For some it might be a blessing, Nolan speculates. They are comfortable with these experiences and make it work in their lives (think Uri Geller, Joe McMoneagle, Angela Dellafiora, and Paul Smith). For others its a curse (for example, Green's injured patients and the Livermore nuclear scientists who quit their jobs). Nolan makes clear that his ideas are only hypotheses, but he explains that the raw data from which his hypotheses have been drawn are clear. "It's important to remember that DNA doe not invent stories," he says. Gene mapping and advanced single-cell analysis techniques reveal biological truths. "Imagine if you could understand how all this connects to mentation [ie mental activity], "Nolan says. Nolan says of claimed UAP encounters and ESP or PK abilities, "You could make a drug to block [the genetic aspect] for those who don't want it - or even enhance it for others."

In effect, Kit Green and Garry Nolan are searching for a gene for paranormality. Or as Green prefers to say, "The genomics of supernormality."

Comment 4

While detailed reviews of the book 'Phenomena' have appeared in such places as the Journal for Scientific Exploration, e.g. McMoneagle;  Marwaha; these pieces have concerned themselves with the remote viewing aspects of the book. I have yet to come across anyone who has reviewed the portions of the book concerning Green and Nolan's work on UAP experiencers. Have any readers come across such material? 

Comment 5

Have anyone other than Jacobsen provided accounts of Green and Nolan's UAP experiencer work? I have seen plenty of material citing Jacobsen's interviews, but nothing by anyone else.

Linda Moulton Howe and John Burroughs

A blog reader informed me that there was a series of three interviews between Linda Moulton Howe; John Burroughs and Annie Jacobsen, which I have now listened to. In addition there is a transcript available of the first interview in the series. 

In part of that transcript Jacobsen says "I had some information that I had, and I asked Green about it, and over time he - we developed a rapport in our ongoing hours and hours of interviews that apparently made him comfortable enough to discuss this program further with me. And I felt quite privileged to have this story because I was aware that no one else had been told at that length."

It would appear that no one else has reported on this aspect of Green's work since the book "Phenomena" appeared. If any blog readers are aware this is incorrect would they kindly point me in the direction of any such available material?

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