Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The $300,000 Disappearing Act

Oh yes, what welcome news indeed when the Air Force announced in October of 1966 that the University of Colorado and Dr. Edward U. Condon would get to the bottom of the UFO controversy. Unfortunately, Dr. Condon and certain members of his team became a controversy unto themselves, and the project's newsworthy undertones of mismanagement created more headlines than its eventual, deeply flawed report about UFOs. The U in Dr. Condon's middle name definitely did not stand for Unidentified.