Nothing kills a career faster than being branded a kook, and in many circles, that's what you are when you admit you've seen a UFO.
The stakes are raised, of course, if we're talking about academic communities, and even more so among astronomers -- people who study the skies.
Many astronomers say there's nothing of any scientific merit that could result in the study of UFOs. Read more
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Astronomer: It's Time for a Scientific Study of UFOs
Astronomer Derrick Pitts wants UFOs studied by science, but he isn't sure that his colleagues feel the same way.