Peter Davenport has been director of the National UFO Reporting Center since 1994. Additionally he has served as the director of investigations for the Washington Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network.
Peter has had an active interest in the UFO phenomenon from his early boyhood. He experienced his first UFO sighting over the St. Louis municipal airport in the summer of 1954, and he investigated his first UFO case during the summer of 1965 in Exeter, New Hampshire. Peter has been witness to several anomalous events, possibly UFO related, including a dramatic sighting over Baja California in February 1990, and several nighttime sightings over Washington State during 1992.
His graduate education was completed at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he earned an M.S. degree in the genetics and biochemistry of fish from the College of Fisheries, as well as an M.B.A. degree in finance and international business from the Graduate School of Business. Peter was the founding president of a Seattle-based biotechnology company, which currently employs over 300 scientists and technicians. In 1986, he was a candidate for the Washington State legislature, and in 1992, he was a candidate for the U. S. House of Representatives.
In the first half, Director of the National UFO Reporting Center, Peter Davenport discussed the peculiar red, orange, and yellow fireballs that have been reported in unprecedented frequency, as well as other UFO cases, and his role at the Reporting Center. In the latter half, paranormal investigator and author Joshua P. Warren spoke about the concept of evil as it relates to ghosts, and paranormal activity. He defined evil as absolute self-centeredness, and suggested that how you view yourself is going to determine your experience of the afterlife. ... More »Host: George Noory
In the first half, George Knapp was joined by wildlife ecologist Craig Downer and horse advocate Jerry Reynoldson to discuss America's magnificent wild horses that have been unfairly targeted for elimination in what has been called the Wild Horse Conspiracy. In the latter half, Director of the National UFO Reporting Center, Peter Davenport, discussed his revolutionary proposal (PDF file) for detecting UFOs in near-Earth environment. ... More »Host: George Knapp
One of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature, Prof. Steven Pinker, shared his thesis, that contrary to media impressions, the world we live in toady is much less violent than its been in the past. Violence, while certainly not eliminated, has radically decreased over the years and centuries, at different scales. First hour guest, Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Ctr. commented on purported alien footage recorded in a region of the Amazon rainforest. ... More »Host: George Noory
Investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe presented new witness testimony in the Rendlesham Forest UFO case, and discussed anomalous lights photographed near crop circles, and an update on honey bee deaths First hour guest, Peter Davenport, the Director of the Natl. UFO Reporting Center, shared updates. ... More »Host: George Noory
Art Bell: Somewhere in Time returned to 2/26/98 for a discussion on strange aerial activity in Colorado with Peter Davenport and Michael Curta. Open Lines included a caller who claims he is responsible for leaking the MJ12 documents. ... More »Host: Art Bell - Somewhere In Time
Alternative media activist Alex Jones spoke about the issue of state sovereignty-- over 20 states have passed or proposed resolutions to maintain the 10th Amendment which asserts states' rights not expressly delegated to the federal government. First hour guest Peter Davenport of the Natl. UFO Reporting Center shared an update. ... More »Host: George Noory
A group of experts discussed earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and climate change, and shared their predictions as to what we might expect in 2008 and beyond. First,geologist Jim Berkland and author/earthquake 'sensitive' Cal Orey spoke about quakes and weather cycles. Berkland noted that there's a relationship between earthquakes and heavy rain/snow, which can cause loading to the crust. Offering their predictions, Orey suggested that there'd be flooding in the Tahoe area, a possible quake in Alaska affecting the West Coast, and around a 6.0 quake in or offshore Northern California within a year. Berkland finds it more likely that a 6.0 will hit Southern California this year, with a seismic window particularly strong in the new moon periods of May, June and July.As a sensitive, Orey said she sometimes hears "ear tones" before a quake; Berkland stated that some sensitives get headaches before earthquakes. In the third hour, volcanologist R.B. Trombley and au ... More »Host: George Noory
Authority on the alien presence, Timothy Good, discussed cases from his newest book Need to Know: UFOs, the Military and Intelligence, which covers incidents from the 1930s to the present. ... More »Host: George Noory
In this rebroadcast from 11/15/03, Art Bell welcomed Peter Davenport of the National UFO Center in the first hour, followed by USC Engineering Professor Bart Kosko discussing fuzzy logic and nanotechnology. ... More »Host: Art Bell
Art Bell was joined by Peter Davenport, Director of the National UFO Reporting Center. Davenport discussed the famous Phoenix Lights incident of March 13, 1997 and presented eyewitnesses who each shared what they saw that night. ... More »Host: Art Bell
In the first two hours of Friday's program, Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center and three witnesses discussed a recent UFO/abduction incident in Idaho.The second half of the show featured Open Lines with a special hotline for people with bizarre stories. ... More »Host: George Noory
During the first half of Friday's show, UFO investigator Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center presented new UFO cases. Joining him on the program were MUFON field investigators Sam Maranto and Vic Conner, who discussed a peculiar mass sighting of three red lights over Tinley Park, Illinois. ... More »Host: George Noory
Author Robert Zimmerman returned to the show to discuss various aspects of space exploration and development. Rather than teaming up with other countries on say a mission to Mars, he advocated for competition. Cooperative efforts between nations can become bogged down in political game playing whereas competition often yields more efficient and less expensive ways of doing things, he opined. Zimmerman also touched on the profusion of new private space endeavors, the "space elevator" project which uses nanotube technology and the repair of the Hubble telescope. The effect of Hubble, with its clear photographs of far away objects such as nebula has been profound, he said and "has changed our impression of the universe." The way astronauts experience life in space has some interesting ramifications, he said. For instance, in their weightless state, the floor and ceiling become interchangeable and their orientation is based on their perspective. There are a number of physical chang ... More »Host: George Noory
Director of the National UFO Reporting Center, Peter Davenport, discussed his proposal for using "passive" radar technology for detecting UFOs in the near-Earth environment. He also brought along a witness who shared a UFO incident that occurred on June 20, 2004 in Seattle, WA.The witness, identified only as Jim, reported seeing a fast-moving, triangular-shaped craft in the clear skies above the I-5 corridor. Jim described the UFO as having a black leading edge with a gray interior section containing three lights (view his notes). Davenport also mentioned that a second sighting allegedly occurred over Seattle a few minutes earlier that same evening. Davenport went on to suggest that passive radar technology could be used to detect any object that reflects radio waves, including UFOs. Passive radar "listens" for signals (from television, radio, and cell phone transmissions) that have been reflected off of something in the atmosphere. Using multiple (three or more) time-synchroni ... More »Host: Art Bell
UFO investigator Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center presented new cases and was joined by UFO witness John Baker, whose story was revealed for the first time during Friday night's show.Back in the summer of 1966, Baker worked as a systems analyst at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. One night, an outer zone security violation was triggered followed very shortly by an inner zone security violation. An immediate investigation found a 30-ft luminous object hovering over one of the ICBM silos located on the base. The UFO could be seen on radar, but not visibly. Baker was "told not to speak about it," though he feels safe talking about it nearly 40 years later. He believes the occupants of the UFO were sending a message that they could render our nuclear missiles inoperable at anytime.Later, Davenport discussed other "significantly different" UFO cases. He says many of the reports he receives now involve clusters of objects, rather than a single UFO. He cit ... More »Host: George Noory
In the first half of Friday's show, Peter Davenport, Director of the National UFO Reporting Center, presented two recent cases. Joining him on the program, was Stacey, a witness to a dramatic sighting on March 26, 2004 in Bradenton, FL. Along with her son, she said she saw two large discs that moved erratically, as well as stopped in mid-air. ... More »Host: George Noory
Director of the National UFO Reporting Center, Peter Davenport presented special guests who shared their personal sighting experiences. Peter and Art also discussed the general state of ufology at length. ... More »Host: Art Bell
The first half of Friday's show featured Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center who brought on two representatives from MUFON, Kenny Young (website) and Donnie Blessing, to discuss a recent case that took place in Morehead, Kentucky. Young said he tracked down a witness to the event, a psychologist, who told him he saw a white oval-shaped light in the sky that was flying erratically. He and his two sons witnessed the craft descending on a field across from their house, where it appeared to turn "blood red," in color and grow in size, before it "shot off like a dart" to the west. Dogs throughout the neighborhood began barking furiously during the descent, he said. Then, shortly after this incident, they heard "blood curdling" screams of a woman coming from the field, calling out "help me," and "oh my God." Young played a tape of a separate witness making a 911 call reporting the screams. The local Police and Fire Dept. searched the area, but did not find any trace ... More »Host: George Noory
Saturday's first hour guest, Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center gave an update on new cases. Main guest, Professor of electrical engineering, Bart Kosko, (website) talked about the latest breakthroughs in Nanotechnology and Fuzzy Logic. ... More »Host: Art Bell
Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center presented new cases and witnesses during the first half of Friday's show. A truck driver named Ken described driving his 18-wheeler directly under a UFO near Council Bluffs, Iowa on 8/19/03. The hovering object contained an array of large disc-like lights on its underside and seemed to be trailing just slightly ahead of his truck, Ken said. Because it was moving at a relatively slow speed "clearly it's not an aerodynamic device," Davenport commented, indicating some other process was keeping the craft in the air. "Susan," a high-school principal, Davenport's second guest, related a dramatic sighting from her bedroom window overlooking Lake Washington that occurred on 9/18/03. Alerted by a swishing sound coming from the southern end of the lake, she witnessed a large soundless orb, "pinkish red in color," that was about 2/3 the size of the moon and moving in a horizontal pattern over the lake. Its illumination had "an almost fluo ... More »Host: George Noory
Peter Davenport, Director of the National UFO Reporting Center returned to C2C, for the first half of Friday's show, presenting witness testimonies of remarkable sightings. First he brought Kim Shaffer onto the program, who described a copper colored rotating disc that he videotaped in the sky over Bristol, Tenn. Davenport said Shaffer's footage has undergone preliminary video analysis by Jeffrey Sainio, Ph.D., and Bruce Maccabee, Ph.D., of MUFON, who have declared the material to be "interesting," and likely not to be a hoax. ... More »Host: George Noory