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Aliens Essay, Research Paper For over a thousand years people have reported seeing strange objects flying in the sky. Today the unknown flying objects -UFOs continue to visit us, on a regular basis. A large amount of recorded historical events of this issue have taken place to give the subject of UFOs recognition. Recently, many individuals have claimed to witness or be part of fantastic stories that attract some while are turned away. Videotapes, photographs and pieces of physical evidence do support some of these stories. Even more frightening, small objects called implants have been found in the bodies of some people that have reported strange sightings or encounters with strange objects. Once one begins to put it all together, the history, stories, claims, and evidence that science is to studying, the truth has come clear. We are not alone aliens do exist! Different cultures throughout the world have historical events, in their histories that are very much similar to what we call a UFO today. The oldest recorded sighting belongs to Thutmose, Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt around 1500 (BC) ??A circle of fire coming in the sky? It had no head the breath of its mouth had a foul odor. Its body was one rod (16.5ft[5m]) long and one rod wide. It had no voice.? (Brookesmith, 13). Days after this, the number of objects increased it was said that, ?these things became more numerous in the sky than ever. They shone more in the sky than the brightness of the sun, and extended to the limits of the four supports of the heavens?? (Brookesmith, 13). What could shine in the sky more than the sun? These ancient events did occur thousands of years before today?s world of technology and modern aircraft. This supports the fact that these UFOs were that, Unknown Flying Objects. In the past they had to deal with this any way they could, some cultures used religion and the Bible. There are certain passages in the Bible that could be translated as being sightings of UFOs. In Exodus Chapter 13, verses 21-22, ??the lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night.? (Brookesmith,13). This can be translated to the following as I translate it, it seems like these people were being led by a craft that lit up the night for them. This is a very convincing UFO description. Such an event at that time could only be interpreted as being caused by, ?The Lord?. People on the ground, looking up described all these sightings. On June 24, 1947 an Idaho businessman Kenneth Arnold, an experienced pilot was flying over the Cascade Mountains, when an incredibly bright flash lit up his airplane. He soon after described what he saw ?They didn?t fly like any other aircraft I had seen before? they flew in a definite formation?like speed boats on rough water or similar to the tail of a Chinese kite that I once saw blowing in the wind? they fluttered and sailed, tipping their wings alternately and emitting very bright blue white flashed from their surfaces.? (Brookesmith, 44). Then when he was questioned by a reporter from the East Oregonian newspaper Kenneth Arnold described the object he has seen as flying, ?like a saucer would if you skipped it across the water.? (Brookesmith, 44). From these words came the term ?flying saucers.? Arnold?s sighting unleashed a new era of people seeing flying saucers and mysterious flying objects. From June to the end of July in 1947 a massive amount of sightings occurred. The Air Force had received over 850 reports of Unidentified Flying Objects. During this time a UFO had been seen in every state except for Georgia and West Virginia. Many of the witnesses who reported seeing these strange objects include professional and highly educated people such as, military and commercial pilots, U.S. Intelligence officers, scientist, police officers and average American citizens.