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Is it a bird? A plane? or an ‘UFO’? A mysterious object spotted on the surface of the moon, Notebook

Is it a bird? A plane? or an ‘UFO’? A mysterious object spotted on the surface of the moon

Depicting a close-up shot of what appears to be the moon’s surface, the video shows two small blurry dots flying across the space that has incited all types of humorous, intelligent and equally ridiculous comments.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 17 January 2013 at 4:20 pm

Northern Ireland offers fertile film-making ground for Ridley Scott, Arts

Northern Ireland offers fertile film-making ground for Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott will find Northern Ireland a fertile film-making environment for the low-budget series he is planning to make there. The series was announced yesterday and industry leaders hope the big-name arrival will boost the fledgling scene.

By | Arts, Film | Friday, 2 November 2012 at 6:00 am

The truth is out there… UFO expert Nick Pope talks about aliens, Notebook

The truth is out there… UFO expert Nick Pope talks about aliens

I’ve been involved with the subject of UFOs since 1991, but unlike most people with this interest, this didn’t result from my having a sighting and it wasn’t a hobby – it was my government job!

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 11 October 2012 at 2:46 pm

Asteroid mining – what happened to the dream of space exploration?, Notebook

Asteroid mining – what happened to the dream of space exploration?

Since I was very young, I’ve always wanted to go into space. It was something that I wanted so much, to the point that while I was aware that the characters in Alien were having a pretty terrible time, but I was still jealous of them. Because they got to be in space.

By | Notebook, Opinion, Science & Technology | Thursday, 26 April 2012 at 4:00 am

A Flying Saucer for your front room, Notebook

A Flying Saucer for your front room

The self-titled “physicist” and tin foil hat enthusiast Bob Lazar has claimed many outlandish things in his time – most famously his involvement in a secret military base called S-4, where he claims to have reverse engineered extra-terrestrial aircraft for the US government.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 November 2011 at 11:44 am

What if we aren’t alone after all?, Battle of Ideas

What if we aren’t alone after all?

Throughout history there have been visionaries, dreamers – or madmen, according to one’s point of view. In the Book of Revelation, Saint John claimed to have seen ‘a new heaven and a new earth’. Chaucer, in the Dream Vision The House of Fame, travels into the heavens on the back of an eagle, which tells him that ‘in this region, certeyn, dwelleth many a citezeyn’. Giordano Bruno in the sixteenth century argued for an infinite number of inhabited worlds, with intelligent beings existing on other planets throughout the universe.

By | Battle of Ideas | Thursday, 27 October 2011 at 6:00 am

Interview with Gareth Edwards, the Director of ‘Monsters’, Notebook

Interview with Gareth Edwards, the Director of ‘Monsters’

Director Gareth Edwards discusses his new sci-fi film where aliens have invaded Mexico, leaving the area an ‘infected zone.’

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 December 2010 at 6:00 am

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