How Many UFOs are there REALLY? | The Richard Dolan Show

Despite many years of investigation of UAP/UFOs, researchers have never asked the basic questions: how many sightings are there around the world and how many craft are responsible? Richard Dolan offers his own estimates on these fundamental questions.

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Richard Dolan is one of the world’s leading researchers and writers on the subject of UFOs and believes that they constitute the greatest mystery of our time. He is the author of two volumes of history, UFOs and the National Security State, both ground-breaking works which together provide the most factually complete and accessible narrative of the UFO subject available anywhere. He also co-authored a speculative book about the future, A.D. After Disclosure, the first-ever analysis not only of how UFO secrecy might end but of the all-important question: what happens next?


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  1. Nothing new in trying to determine the scope of the alien presence. Efforts have been made by many researchers over the years. Ask Stephen Bassett, ask Peter Davenport, ask Don Donderi. Look at what the late Professor Frank Drake (RIP) did with his Drake Equation as a model, even though it wasn't dealing with UFOs. You try to figure out how to mathematically model or quantify the problem, then plug in the best guesses as to what the specific quantities are. I've often made the rough assumption that the total number of genuine UFO sightings that take place is equal to the number of reported UFO sightings. My reasoning being that if only 10% of reported sightings are genuine UFOs, but only 10% of all sightings get reported, then the number of reported UFO sightings will equal the number of actual UFO sightings. But, of course, Budd Hopkins wrote a whole book about how the UFOs can sometimes be invisible. There are too many aspects of the technology or physics that we don't understand… Cloaking devices, interdimensional travel, etc… So any estimates based on our current knowledge are almost certainly wrong. Yes, many researchers have struggled with this question going back several decades, and the wise ones realized that we simply don't know enough to answer it. As long as we keep trying but don't prematurely delude ourselves into believing we've found the answer, I guess we're doing okay.

  2. Your video is timely, this has been on my mind lately along with the inevitable questions, where do they come from, and what is their purpose/mission on Earth? As far as their tech goes, physicist Michio Kaku may provide a clue, he said that whoever masters Planck Energy masters time and space.

  3. Crazy how it went down pretty much as Richard said. We were partying till morning and were sitting in a hot tub outside around 3am. I was looking at the stars as you do, when you're a ufo nut. The sky was clear with no light pollution. At some point I discovered two bright blue lights in the sky fairly close to us. I quickly pointed out that those two lights aren't apart of our constellation and demanded the attention of my friends. As soon as I began pointing out the lights they started to fade into nothingness. My friend admitted it was weird but ultimately shrugged it off. I didn't press the matter, but we both agreed that it was a cool encounter never the less.

  4. Richard is the ONLY one who regularly points out that UFO activity is a massive operation. Regardless of the numbers, just the activity that is witnessed by credible witnesses shows that the number of craft en route and over sensitive installations, airports, ships, the abduction tales, cattle mutilation, radar, satellite, IR, indicate a significant operation. The Macro view should not be ignored. Legitimate questions arise. What are they up to on Earth? It can't all be good to human kind…

  5. One more thing they have the power whatever THEY are not us!! Btw our craft was a disc , we all said at like the same time do you feel we are being scanned?? Funny thing is we had noooo fear!! That’s strange in and of it self!! Almost makes me shake inside typing this!! Love to you all!!!

  6. Sometimes one feels most researchers are only interested in military reports or from highly prominent individuals so WE average folks keep it to ourselves we try and figure it out, damn near impossible if not totally impossible!! What WE do know is it stays with you for a lifetime!! So like what do you do with that? Most of us keep researching for ourselves WE know our experiences are mostly unbelievable and WE don’t blame anyone for not believing !!! But damn when you have had experiences close up with a group and later your MRI report shows “ metallic metal unknown origin “ in your brain ::I have the report:: and you ask the dr. What is that and he doesn’t give an answer. Makes you think even harder, when feelings/ inners/ esp whatever you want to call it goes way up after your encounter with a very close craft!! What do you do?? We are not military or doctors , lawyers, however not dummies WE know what we saw and some of what we experienced!! WE just can’t remember all of it!! Sending you all positive energy! Bless the human species WE need it!! Love ya Richard Dolan keep doing what you do please WE need you and more like you!!! And yes ESP goes up and they communicate through telepathy I would stake my life on it!! 💕💕💕

  7. Had 20+ sightings reported only 1 mainly because I had video. So I think x20 seems a minimum. With the speed these UAP operate one can show up all over the globe in a day multiple sightings same craft. To get an estimate we would have to check time and date and location to have an idea on how many and to be able to track them.

  8. I agree with Jacques Vallee! With the number of sighted objects, he says, the extraterrestrial hypothesis ALONE is no longer sufficient. Perhaps the UFOs come from other dimensions or are from there by one behind them! Intelligence projected into our world (partially also physically). I don't think there is any other way to explain the high sighting rate!

  9. I know Richard doesn't like the idea of time travelling Aliens but if they can travel back and forth in time then it might be there aren't as many craft as speculated due to reports. They may have spent a year, a hundred years, whatever, their time, but each trip they return a minute later, or maybe there are multiple instances of the same craft and beings here at the same time.

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