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UFO's : a scientific debate

Author: Carl Sagan; Thornton Page; American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Publisher: New York : Norton, 1974.
Series: Norton library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan; Thornton Page; American Association for the Advancement of Science.
ISBN: 0393007391 9780393007398
OCLC Number: 934695
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y.
Papers presented at a symposium sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, held in Boston, Mass. on Dec. 26-27, 1969.
Description: xxxi, 310 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Background. Education and the UFO phenomenon / Thornton Page ; Historical perspectives : photos of UFO's / William K. Hartmann ; Astronomers' views on UFO's / Franklin Roach --
pt. II. Observations. Twenty-one years of UFO reports / J. Allen Hynek ; Science in default : twenty-two years of inadequate UFO investigations / James E. McDonald ; UFO's : the modern myth / Donald H. Menzel ; Unusual radar echoes / Kenneth R. Hardy ; Motion pictures of UFO's / R.M.L. Baker --
pt. III. Social and psychological aspects. Sociological perspectives on UFO reports / Robert L. Hall ; Psychology and epistemology of UFO interpretations / Douglass R. Prince-Williams ; Psychiatry and UFO reports / Lester Grinspoon and Alan D. Persky ; On the abilities and limitations of witnesses of UFO's and similar phenomena / Frank D. Drake ; Influence of the press and other mass media / Walter Sullivan --
pt. IV. Retrospective and perspective. UFO's : the extraterrestrial and other hypotheses / Carl Sagan ; The nature of scientific evidence : a summary / Phillip Morrison.
Series Title: Norton library.
Responsibility: edited by Carl Sagan and Thornton Page.

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