After 50 years of study and investigation, nuclear physicist Stanton T. Friedman has summarized his views about flying saucers. He is convinced that the evidence is overwhelming that some UFOs are intelligently controlled extraterrestrial spacecraft, that the subject represents a Cosmic Watergate, that there are no good objections to these conclusions, and that flying saucer reality and its cover-up is the biggest story of the past millennium.
Stanton is not your usual ufologist he has a Master's degree in nuclear physics and worked for decades on fusion and fission rockets for some of the world's top aerospace companies.
"Some UFOs are intelligently controlled extraterrestrial spacecraft, and this is the biggest story of the millennium.... I'm convinced we're dealing here with a cosmic Watergate,"
"A few people within major governments have known since at least 1947 that some UFOs are alien spacecraft."
"I'm still optimistic that, within my lifespan—and I'm 75—we'll get at least a part of the story, that we're not alone in the universe," he said.