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The Pentagon established an office to track UFOs. What could we learn?

U.S. Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Scott Bray explains a video of an unidentified aerial phenomena, as he testifies before a House Intelligence Committee subcommittee hearing at the U.S. Capitol on May 17, 2022.
U.S. Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Scott Bray explains a video of an unidentified aerial phenomena, as he testifies before a House Intelligence Committee subcommittee hearing at the U.S. Capitol on May 17, 2022.

In May, Congress held its first hearing on UFOs in over 50 years.

Now, the Pentagon has created a new office to track what they call UAPs, or unidentified aerial phenomena. And NASA has begun its own investigation.

VICE reports:

What’s behind Americans’ obsession with UFOs? And what role can — and should — the government play in tracking them?

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Kathryn Fink
Kathryn Fink is a producer with NPR's All Things Considered.