Researcher Robert Powell is the current director of research at MUFON. He received his BS in Chemistry from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 1976. Working in the semiconductor field, he helped develop flash memory chips that are now used in cameras, PCs and other electronic devices. He was the manager of the Analytical Development lab at Advanced Micro Devices where he participated in failure analysis of semiconductor chips. Powell is the joint holder of 4 patents and an amateur astronomer.
Cultural historian and cosmologist Paul Von Ward joined host Lisa Garr (email) to discuss why we should reassess what we believe about the universe and our place in it, and develop a new cosmological outlook. In the first hour, researcher Robert Powell (book link) talked about the likelihood of intelligent life in the universe and how one day we might actually find it (or it might find us). ... More »Host: Lisa Garr
George Knapp examined the UFO enigma with a jam packed show featuring ufologists, Paul Stonehill (book link), Mack Maloney, Ed Komarek, Robert Powell (book link), and Bill Chalker for a discussion on the Roswell incident of Russia, flying saucers in Wartime, how UFOs relate to Exopolitics, and what governments from all around the world really know about these weird, unidentified, flying machines. ... More »Host: George Knapp
In the first hour and a half, George Knapp welcomed the Director of Research at MUFON, Robert Powell, who shared the results of his analysis into the Stephenville, Texas UFO sightings on January 8, 2008. Powell said he and report co-author Glen Schulze obtained radar info from the FAA under the Freedom of Information Act and scrutinized the two and a half million data points, noting where aircraft were located between the hours of 4 and 8pm. According to Powell, they found three cases of unidentified objects (that did not return a transponder signal on radar) that correlated with witness accounts.Two of the objects appeared to be traveling around 2,000 miles per hour, Powell reported. Another unexplained object was on radar for more than an hour. Radar data shows this object heading directly toward President Bush's Ranch in Crawford, Texas, he said. While military aircraft were in the skies that night, Powell said based on witness accounts he does not believe the Stephenville U ... More »Host: George Knapp