Secrets of the Skies
What is a black hole, Why did the Hindenburg explode into a ball of fire? Have beings from outer space ever landed on Earth and tried to make contact with its inhabitants?
At the dawn of the 20th century, we were just getting to grips with electricity and telephones in everyday use, wars were fought on horseback, the Wright brothers flew the first aeroplane and the internal combustion engine had only recently been invented (1896).
Fleets of up to 100 mysterious objects, bright white lights and strange, triangular shaped objects are just some of the UFO sightings reported to the Ministry of Defence in 2007, and this year the number of UFO sightings reported to the MoD is up from 97 to 135.
Seti@home is a distributed computing project using Internet-connected computers, hosted by the Space Sciences Laboratory, at the University of California, Berkeley. SETI is an acronym for the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence.