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  1. Mick West

    Why Michio Kaku is wrong about the UFO Burden of Proof & Navy Videos

    At the 2019 UFOlogy World Conference in Barcelona, Physicist Michio Kaku gave an address, in which he said (21:24): Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zf4hneVuLmk&t=1284s Science is based on things that are testable, reproducible, and falsifiable. That's the criteria for science. Now...
  2. Mick West

    TFTRH #22: Seth Shostak: SETI Senior Astronomer: ETs, UFO "Disclosure" Area 51

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh8d6Esi268 Seth Shostak is the Senior Astronomer for the SETI Institute and former Director of Center for SETI Research. A popular science communicator, Seth has hosted SETI's weekly radio show (and now podcast) Big Picture Science since 2002. We...
  3. Mick West

    Gimbal Lock and Derotation in FLIR/ATFLIR systems

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4X1PRDbtiF0 The above video is an attempt to demonstrate how a system mounted like the ATFLIR targeting pod: A) requires a derotation mechanism B) require major camera movements around 0° It's a tricky thing to explain, and I anticipate this thread...
  4. Mick West

    The Shape and Size of Glare Around Bright Lights

    When you take a photo or video of a bright light source (or even just look at it) the light often appears a lot bigger than it actually is. The phenomenon is well known, but not really something I'd thought about. Why does it happen? What determines the shape of this glare and how big it is...
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