The Resource UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens : what science says, (ebook)

UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens : what science says, (ebook)

Label
UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens : what science says
Title
UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens
Title remainder
what science says
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Language
eng
Summary
UFOs. Aliens. Strange crop circles. Giant figures scratched in the desert surface along the coast of Peru. The amazing alignment of the pyramids. Strange lines of clouds in the sky. The paranormal is alive and well in the American cultural landscape. In UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens, Donald R. Prothero and Tim Callahan explore why such demonstrably false beliefs thrive despite decades of education and scientific debunking. Employing the ground rules of science and the standards of scientific evidence, Prothero and Callahan discuss a wide range of topics including the reliability of eyewitness testimony, psychological research into why people want to believe in aliens and UFOs, and the role conspiratorial thinking plays in UFO culture. They examine a variety of UFO sightings and describe the standards of evidence used to determine whether UFOs are actual alien spacecraft. Finally, they consider our views of aliens and the strong cultural signals that provide the shapes and behaviors of these beings. While their approach is firmly based in science, Prothero and Callahan also share their personal experiences of Area 51, Roswell, and other legendary sites, creating a narrative that is sure to engross both skeptics and believers
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Prothero, Donald R
Dewey number
001.94
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Pseudoscience
  • Parapsychology
  • Occultism
Target audience
adult
Label
UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens : what science says, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253027061
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12252470
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remote
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12252470
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MWT12252470
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens : what science says, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253027061
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12252470
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12252470
System control number
MWT12252470
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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