Essay on UFO's and whether or not they are real; includes works cited.

Essay by hawksrule28High School, 10th gradeA+, November 2003

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UFOs: Are They Real?

UFOs have been one of the greatest mysteries of all times. From the beginning of time humans have seen UFOs. The real mystery is whether or not a UFO is a ship from another planet. There have been numerous reports of flying saucers. Many of them have been able to be explained and some were even elaborate hoaxes. But still, there are a few out there that are unexplainable and could quiet possibly be visitors from somewhere else in the universe. Even the government has admitted after long studies that some of the reported cases seem to lean towards extraterrestrials. UFO stands for unidentified flying object. Therefore the facts clearly show that UFOs are real.

The most famous of all the sightings was the Roswell incident. Roswell was the first major sighting and sparked worldwide interest in UFOs. One night in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947 an object was seen shooting across the sky and into the ground.

A few seconds later witnesses reported hearing a loud bang. The next morning a local rancher who heard the noise went out to investigate. When he reached the site he found pieces of a very pliable but strong metal of which he had never seen before. He also found a large saucer and four alien bodies strewn about. When he reported it to the local Air Force base they sent a dozen trucks to take it all away. In the next day's newspaper the headlines read that the Air Force had recovered an alien ship and four bodies. However two days later the government now said that it was just a top secret weather balloon. When the rancher was requestioned a few years later he said that some very high ranking officers had forced him...