The Area 51 "Flying Saucers"
Below, Exhibit A in the case for the existence of extraterrestrial technology at Area 51. Despite the CIA's 2007 declassification of its operations there, the good stuff remains secret, conspiracy theory has it. Why? “Because it will make every man, woman and child on the planet energy independent,” says Michael Schratt, an aerospace historian and one of the world's most prominent Area 51 conspiracy theorist. Schratt gained a good deal prominence in July 2007 with the publication of the following photograph:
During a 2009 interview, Schratt admitted to me that the picture in fact is, “a computer-generated forensic composite” that he commissioned. To see the the undoctored original and read the dispatch I filed from a CIA-led tour of Nevada bases, click here.