National UFO Reporting Center

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Spatial Hotspots in NUFORC Reports – An Analysis

Spatial autocorrelation measures spatial and attribute similarity in one metric. If something is spatially autocorrelated, it means that objects of similar attributes tend to cluster together in space. It looks at the spatial distribution of an attribute in a dataset and asks the question, “how likely is it that this

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882 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC website, and database of eyewitness sighting reports, have been updated as of the date of this posting on Saturday, October 28, 2023.  The database includes all new reports that have been submitted to our Center by 10:00AM Pacific today. Later this week, we expect to post again, to

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A Coast to Coast Interview with Mitch Randall on Skywatch

An interview on Skywatch recently broadcast on Coast To Coast AM is available to check out here. In it Cheryll Jones interviews Ascendant AI’s CEO, Mitch Randall, about the SkyWatch Passive Radar UFO Detector. Developed through the Galileo Project, SkyWatch tracks sky movements to detect UFOs, using transmitted signals as

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1055 New Reports Posted

We have updated the NUFORC website as of Sunday, September 10, 2023.   The update includes 1055 new sighting reports, submitted by 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) on the date of this posting. Our next posting will be in early October. NEW REPORT FEATURES With this posting, we have upgraded the

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403 New Reports Posted, Congressional Hearings Spur Reporting

If you haven’t watched the July 26th Congressional Hearing on UFO’s, which featured dramatic testimony from whistleblower David Grusch and 2 Navy pilots, it is well worth checking out. You can view it here. The hearing and associated news coverage led to a big uptick in reports, with our volume

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Metallic Orbs

Sean Kirkpatrick, director of the All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office, or AARO, recently made the following striking statement about unidentified flying metallic orbs in a public presentation with NASA: “We see these all over the world, and we see these making very interesting apparent maneuvers.” A clip of the portion of

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722 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC databank has been updated with the posting of 722 new reports, received via our Online Report Form since our last update on May 19th. 489 of these reports are contemporary sightings (since May 19th), and the rest are events from the past that witnesses are just now reporting. Beginning

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SkyWatch Passive Radar Network for Citizen Disclosure

In 2004, Peter Davenport proposed a method to to build a UFO detection system utilizing passive radar, and presented his ideas in the MUFON UFO Journal. Now, almost 20 years later, Mitch Randall, working with the Galileo Project at Harvard, has built a working prototype and proven the concept. The next step

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522 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC databank has been updated with the posting of 522 new reports, received via our Online Report Form since our last update on April 9th, 2023.  We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to those individuals who have been kind enough to take the time

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333 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC website has been updated as of Sunday, April 09, 2023, with the posting of 333 new reports, received at our headquarters prior to midnight (Pacific Daylight Time), Saturday, April 08th. Traditionally, we proofread each report before clearing it for posting to our website.  However, given that we are

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1275 New Reports Posted

We have just released 1275 new reports received at the Center since late December. The reports consist of a wide variety of sightings, from structured craft, to lights moving erratically in the sky, to frequent sightings of mysterious orange or blue “orbs”. Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus Reports spiked heavily

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