Kenneth Arnold’s sighting in 1947 kicked off the modern UFO era. A misquotation in the press coined the term “flying saucer” that is still used today, although not as often as UAP or UFO. We discuss some of the finer points of the sighting, as well as some of the many other similar sightings of the time.
PDF LINK: The Singular Adventure of Mr. Kenneth Arnold by Martin Shough This detailed paper analyzes Arnold’s sighting at length, using things like MATH and SCIENCE to argue that Arnold really did see something unusual.
Saturday Night UFORIA This excellent blog goes into great detail about many things. This particular article has the pictures discussed in the episode.
PDF LINK: The Roswell Deception by James Carrion. This is where I got the alternate theory from. I didn’t have time to read all of it yet, but its pretty interesting.