Mothman & Premonitions / Interstellar Artifacts

Hosted byGeorge Knapp

Mothman & Premonitions / Interstellar Artifacts

About the show

Mothman, a winged, fiery-eyed creature, was said to torment the city of Point Pleasant, WV, as it roamed the skies from 1966 to 1967. Expert on all things mysterious and unexplained, Nick Redfern, joined George Knapp in the first half to discuss the history of Mothman and how prophecy and premonitions associated with the creature relate to nuclear Armageddon. In the last 15 months, Redfern reported that 41 people had told him they'd had nightmares involving nuclear war with Mothman flying in the sky, often near a mushroom cloud. "What makes this disturbing is most of the people are having absolutely identical images," Redfern revealed. The idea of Mothman as a harbinger of disaster stems from the Point Pleasant sightings as they preceded the Silver Bridge collapse, which killed 46 people in 1967.

He pondered whether Mothman is a flesh and blood creature or something more paranormal or ghostly in nature. Redfern recalled the work of the late researcher Susan Sheppard, who investigated Mothman, Point Pleasant, and UFOs, and was said to receive strange 'alien' phone calls and possible visitations from Men in Black. He also noted that the late author Rosemary Ellen Guiley had suspected that Mothman might have been a form of the jinn, sinister or trickster shape-shifting entities that enter our dimension via portals. Sightings of flying humanoids in the last decade in Chicago and Los Angeles were also touched on, and Redfern believes some of these were authentic anomalies.


Avi Loeb, Chair of Harvard's Astronomy Dept., presented a theory that shook the scientific community: our solar system had likely been visited by a piece of advanced alien technology. In the latter half, he spoke about his work on the Galileo Project and his search for evidence of extraterrestrial artifacts and UAPs. Galileo, established at Harvard University, has an observatory that is operating 24/7 collecting data but has faced criticism from skeptics and closed-minded scientists, he reported. The project is in need of further funding in order to build more observatories around the country, and seeks to share their findings directly with the public, he detailed, adding that they receive no money from the government.

Loeb described his recent expedition to the Pacific Ocean seafloor near Papua New Guinea to retrieve extrasolar spherules that were determined to come from a fireball meteor originating beyond our solar system that crashed into Earth's atmosphere in 2014. Because of the meteor's unusual material strength and speed, he speculated it could have been a Voyager-like probe sent from an extraterrestrial civilization, which motivated his search to retrieve artifacts from the crash. They used a kind of high-tech sled with magnets on the ocean floor to find the molten droplets from the fireball-- eventually, they recovered some 700 of these objects that looked like metallic marbles. Laboratory analysis of the spherules has so far revealed a composition of elements typically not found in our solar system, as well as isotope ratios that imply an interstellar origin.


George Knapp shares recent items of interest, including several UFO-related articles:

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