Islamic world[ edit ] The practice of wearing special markings in order to distinguish Jews and other non-Muslims Dhimmis in Muslim-dominated countries seems to have been introduced by Umayyad Caliph Umar II in early 8th century. The practice was reissued and reinforced by Caliph Al-Mutawakkil —subsequently remaining in force for centuries.
In its initial definition, the USAF stated that a "UFOB" was "any airborne object which by performance, aerodynamic characteristics, or unusual features, does not conform to any presently known aircraft or missile type, or which cannot be positively identified as a familiar object.
During the late s and through the s, UFOs were often referred to popularly as " flying saucers " or "flying discs". The term UFO became more widespread during the s, at first in technical literature, but later in popular use.
UFOs garnered considerable interest during the Cold Waran era associated with a heightened concern for national security, and, more recently, in the s, for unexplained reasons. He wrote, "Obviously the term 'flying saucer' is misleading when applied to objects of every conceivable shape and performance.
For this reason the military prefers the more general, if less colorful, name: UFO pronounced Yoo-foe for short. On June 24, a civilian pilot named Kenneth Arnold reported seeing nine objects flying in formation near Mount Rainier.
At the time, he claimed he described the objects flying in a saucer-like fashion, leading to newspaper accounts of "flying saucers" and "flying discs". While proponents of the extraterrestrial hypothesis ETH suggest that these unexplained reports are of alien spacecraft, the null hypothesis cannot be excluded that these reports are simply other more prosaic phenomena that cannot be identified due to lack of complete information or due to the necessary subjectivity of the reports.
Almost no scientific papers about UFOs have been published in peer-reviewed journals. Many of the most involved government-sponsored investigations ended after agencies concluded that there was no benefit to continued investigation.
Some were undoubtedly astronomical in nature: Such sightings throughout history often were treated as supernatural portents, angelsor other religious omens. Some current-day UFO researchers have noticed similarities between some religious symbols in medieval paintings and UFO reports  though the canonical and symbolic character of such images is documented by art historians placing more conventional religious interpretations on such images.
According to witnesses, there were also hundreds of spheres, cylinders and other odd-shaped objects that moved erratically overhead.
Scores of people even reported talking to the pilots. Thomas Edison was asked his opinion, and said, "You can take it from me that it is a pure fake. Schofield wrote of three bright red egg-shaped and circular objects flying in echelon formation that approached beneath the cloud layer, then changed course and "soared" above the clouds, departing directly away from the earth after two to three minutes.
The largest had an apparent size of about six Suns, he said. On January 31,a UK pilot near Rochford reported a row of lights, resembling lighted windows on a railway carriage, that rose and disappeared. In January a pilot reported six "flying manhole covers" between Wichita, Kansasand Colorado Springs, Colorado.
In late September an airmail pilot over Nevada said he had been forced to land by a huge, wingless, cylindrical object. Crossing our camp the thing changed in its direction from south to southwest.
And we saw how it disappeared in the intense blue sky. We even had time to take our field glasses and saw quite distinctly an oval form with shiny surface, one side of which was brilliant from the sun. Field glasses are at hand. It is a huge body. One side glows in the sun.
It is oval in shape. Then it somehow turns in another direction and disappears in the southwest. Some proposed Allied explanations at the time included St. Elmo's firethe planet Venushallucinations from oxygen deprivation, or German secret weapons. The objects were referred to as "Russian hail" and later as " ghost rockets " because it was thought that the mysterious objects were possibly Russian tests of captured German V1 or V2 rockets.Dec 18, · the nazi swastika is a very old symbol; its roots are in hindu mythology.
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