Unidentified flying objects also known as UFOs in its truest sense is an object in the sky which is not readily identifiable to the observer as a conventional object such as an airplane. All throughout history UFOs have been reported, sure, many have turned out to be of natural causes such comets, meteors, different natural phenomenon’s.
However, even though most sightings can be explained, there is a small percentage that remains unexplained. It is that small percentage that keeps people intrigued with the phenomenon and asking the question is there life out there and it is visiting us on a regular basis.
Now technically the term UFO refers to any unidentified flying object. However, in today’s society UFOs, thanks to the movies and the mass media typically means an alien spacecraft to the general public. Even though UFOs have been spotted throughout recorded history and referred to as mystery airships, it truly became popular with the general public beginning with World War II. Many pilots reported seeing UFOs during this period and referred to them as foo fighters.
UFOs have been subject to investigations throughout the years which varied vastly in scope and scientific rigor. Governments or independent academics within the United States, Canada, The UK, Japan, Peru, France, Belgium, Sweden, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, Spain, and the Soviet Union are acknowledged to have researched unidentified flying object claims at various times.