Author Archives: Dr David Clarke

Search for building blocks of life in 4.6 billion year old meteorite

A team of space researchers found parts of a meteorite that burned up over southwest England embedded in a muddy field in Gloucestershire during lockdown. The charcoal-black object was found by analytical chemist Derek Robson on the second day of … Continue reading

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How UFOs Conquered the World – without firing a shot

BBC History Magazine/History Extra published my article that explains how the idea of visitors in mysterious flying objects grew from its origins in the Cold War into the most enduring modern myth. You can read the main feature here (password … Continue reading

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ATTACK OF THE DRONES

At 9pm on Wednesday, 19 December 2018, a security guard left work at Gatwick in Sussex, Britain’s second busiest airport. As he waited in the rain for a bus he saw two lighted objects hovering low in the sky inside … Continue reading

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Prince Philip: The Royal Flying Saucerer

The death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, aged 99 on 9 April has resulted in a flurry of tributes and obituaries. But so far none of the extensive media coverage has mentioned the Duke’s lifelong interest in UFOs … Continue reading

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RADAR UAP UPDATE

Two new Cold War era stories concerning mysterious ‘unidentified aerial phenomena’ (UAP) have been added to my RADAR pages. Both form part of my personal archive of interviews, archive documents and FOI materials that cover radar detection of UAPs from … Continue reading

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RAF tracked UFO in orbit from Yorkshire early warning base

Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) ballistic missile early warning station at Fylingdales in North Yorkshire has detected an ‘unknown object’ that appeared in Earth’s orbit. Top brass at the BMEWS base – that is part of the NORAD missile defence … Continue reading

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Is there anyone working out there?

Astronomers plan to listen for noise made by alien factories using the first UK telescope dedicated to the search for extra-terrestrials. The EAAROCIBO project – launched by a group of scientists and businessmen based in East Anglia – aims to … Continue reading

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Radar & UAPs – a new resource

For 2021 I have launched a new resource on my website that is dedicated to Radar, UAPs and other anomalies related to radar detection systems. The case studies range from anomalous ‘angels‘ detected by the earliest RDF sets in the … Continue reading

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Rendlesham UFOs 40th anniversary: The Man from the Ministry speaks for the first time

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of Britain’s best known UFO legend, when unidentified Christmas lights haunted the sky above Suffolk’s Rendlesham forest. Books, TV dramas and films have portrayed the sightings reported by groups of US air force personnel … Continue reading

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The Real UFO Project

Christmas 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the Rendlesham Forest mystery, Britain’s best known UFO legend. To mark the event I have contributed a chapter to a new book co-edited by John Burroughs, one of the original USAF airmen witnesses … Continue reading

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