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Author O'Connell, Mark, 1979- author.

Title The close encounters man [electronic resource] : how one man made the world believe in UFOs / Mark O'Connell.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2017]
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Contents Under the dome -- Unusual stars -- The crowded sky -- Debunked -- Scintillations -- Project Henry -- Hynek in wonderland -- Flying saucer conspiracy -- Interaction -- Obscuring influence -- Burned brush -- Will-o'-the-wisp, part one -- Will-o'-the-wisp, part two -- Mr. UFO -- Signal in the noise -- Invisible at last -- The UFO experience -- The spur -- Purple peach trees -- Hynek vs. Sagan -- Close encounters -- Arizona -- The supersensible realm.
Summary Details the life of the astronomer hired by the United States Air Force who spent years debunking sightings of UFOs across the country before shockingly changing his mind and using modern science to accept that they actually might be real-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] HarperCollins 2017 Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Hynek, J. Allen (Joseph Allen), 1910-1986.
United States. Air Force -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Unidentified flying objects -- Sightings and encounters -- United States.
Unidentified flying objects in popular culture -- United States.
Astronomers -- United States -- Biography.
Belief and doubt.
Unidentified flying objects.
Belief and doubt.
Astronomers -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & Technology.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- UFOs & Extraterrestrials.
SCIENCE -- Space Science.
Hynek, J. Allen (Joseph Allen), 1910-1986. (OCoLC)fst01475809
United States. Air Force. (OCoLC)fst00538280
Armed Forces -- Officials and employees. (OCoLC)fst01351840
Astronomers. (OCoLC)fst00819629
Belief and doubt. (OCoLC)fst00830124
Unidentified flying objects in popular culture. (OCoLC)fst01161327
Unidentified flying objects -- Sightings and encounters. (OCoLC)fst01161320
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Biographies.
Electronic books.
Added Author Cloud.
ISBN 9780062484185 (electronic bk.)

 
    
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