1990

  • 1990.0000 Flaherty's thesis

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    Dissertation: Ph.D Thesis by Flaherty, Dr. Robert Pearson "Flying Saucers and the New Angelology: Mythic Projection of the Cold War and the Convergence of Opposites”, UCLA (1990), 726 pages.

     

     

     

  • 1990.0000 Gallup poll

     

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    Gallup poll
    During 1990, Gallup released the results of the seventh Gallup Poll to include questions on UFOs. The results indicated that 47% of Americans believed UFOs were “real”.

     

     

     

  • 1990.0100 “Entirely unpredisposed”

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    During January 1990, an article by Martin Kottmeyer entitled “Entirely unpredisposed” appears in Magonia.

     

     

     

  • 1990.0400 “Twin Peaks” series

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    During April 1990, the “Twin Peaks” television series began broadcasting on ABC in the United States.

     

     

     

  • 1990.0520 Hubble Space Telescope

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    On 20 May 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope (“HST”) began operation.

     

     

     

  • 1990.0725 “Operation Blackbird”

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    On 25 July 1990, Colin Andrews claims in a BBC interview that the members of a cropcircle watch called “Operation Blackbird” had recorded “a major event” the previous night at Bratton, England. Several hours later he accepted that the relevant circle was “an obvious hoax”, claiming that he had earlier suspected this to have been the case.

     

     

     

  • 1990.1008 SETI response policy

     

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    SETI response policy
    An international policy on a response to the detection of extraterrestrial intelligence was proposed by Michael Michaud,John Billingham andJill Tarter in a paper presented at the 41st Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Dresden, Germany, 8-12 October 1990.

     

     

     

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