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The Micah Hanks Program is a weekly podcast that covers science, space exploration, UFOs and SETI, archaeology, A.I. and the mysteries of our universe. The show features commentary and interviews with guests that include authors, researchers, and science educators from a variety of different fields, and takes a critically minded approach to the study of our universe. For more information about Micah Hanks, you can visit his website here. 


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Mar 19, 2024

According to the findings of the DoD's All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), the object that crash-landed near Roswell, New Mexico in the summer of 1947 was a balloon used during a once-secret covert operation called Project Mogul. These findings, of course, are the same conclusions the U.S. Air Force came to decades ago which were detailed in a pair of official reports that sought to definitively explain what, for many, had once been deemed Ufology's "smoking gun"... but could there still be more to the story? 

This week on The Micah Hanks Program, we look at developments that have occurred in the years since the Air Force's 1990s assessments, which were repeated in AARO's recent historical report on the U.S. government's historical involvement with UFOs. Then, we examine an unsettling series of alternative hypotheses about what might have occurred in the New Mexico desert so many decades ago, and whether they could offer a better explanation for one of history's most baffling cases. 

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