John is currently science editor for Inverse. He's interested in all matters of space, robots, space robots, and fossils. Prior to his time at Inverse, he was digital producer at Knowable Magazine, associate editor at Astronomy Magazine, a news writer at Popular Mechanics, and a long-time freelancer. He has written one book, "The Lost Planets," published by MIT Press in October 2019. He is based in Oakland, California. He enjoys hiking, lichen hunting, photography, and collecting weird folk art chickens.
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Why 3 of the best cases for UFOs might not be in the Pentagon report
Inverse sits down with the science director of the Center for UFO Studies to learn which sightings have the best evidence behind them.
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And one bonus prize.
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