by Tim Swartz
from UFOLandingStrip Website

recovered through WayBackMachine Website

With the release of the book, The Day After Roswell, by Col. Philip Corso (ret). The controversial issue of whether or not the United States came into possession of extraterrestrial technology, has once again become a subject of contention among believers and skeptics alike. In his book, Col. Corso claims he spearheaded a super secret reverse-engineering project that "seeded" extraterrestrial technology into American corporations such as IBM, Hughes Aircraft, Bell Labs, and Dow Corning. These corporations had no knowledge of the extraterrestrial origins because Corso, through his contacts, had implied that the technology was clandestinely obtained from the Soviet Union.

He describes the devices found aboard the Roswell craft, and how they became the precursors for todayís integrated circuit chips, fiber optics, lasers, night-vision equipment, super-tenacity fibers (such as Kevlar plastic armor), stealth aircraft technology, and "Star Wars" particle-beam devices. He also discusses the role that extraterrestrial technology played in shaping geopolitical policy and events, how it helped the United States surpass the Russians in space, spurred elaborate Army initiatives such as SDI ("Star Wars" Projects), and ultimately brought about the end of the Cold War.

Col. Corsoís claims are nothing new to anyone familiar with UFO history. However, instead of hard-to-trace stories from nameless witnesses, Col. Corso has been up front about his involvement in the situation. This has come as somewhat of a surprise to many, considering Col. Corsoís long and distinguished career in the military. His service included being an intelligence officer on General Douglas MacArthurís staff during the Korean War, a member of President Eisenhowerís National Security Council, as well as head of Foreign Technology in Army Research and Development at the Pentagon in the early 1960s.


While Corso could have made up the entire story, it is difficult to find any good explanation why he would want to do so, considering that UFO books are rarely best sellers. Col. Corsoís book however, seems to corroborate the claims of others: that some of our modern technology was gleaned from extraterrestrial sources.

Stories and folklore of crashed flying saucers and acquired alien technology are considered to be a 20th century phenomenon. However, legends and tales from our distant past reveal that mankind has periodically been the recipient of technology not from this planet.

The appearance of Homo Sapiens some 200,000 years ago seems to defy modern theories of human evolution. Even though humans are clearly related to primates, there has been little fossil evidence to support that modern man naturally evolved from his primitive relatives. In fact, if we go by fossil records, modern type men appeared suddenly on the planet, and soon supplanted his other less developed brethren. The sudden appearance of civilization, especially in prehistoric Mesopotamia, has also confounded scientists over the years.


For thousands of years the height of mans technological achievement was the use of flaked stone tools. Then seemingly overnight, neolithic-nomadic hunters discovered agriculture, which in turn brought about the emergence of defined communities. One of the oldest known civilizations were the Sumerians. No one knows for sure where the Sumerians came from, because their language and culture have no traceable sources. However, they did things that no human beings had done before. Between 3900 B.C. and 3000 B.C., the Sumerians developed a society rich in art and technology never before seen in the annals of recorded history.

Writer Zecharia Sitchin believes that the Sumerians were able to achieve their high order of society because they had guidance from the Anunnaki, or "those who from heaven to Earth came." Sitchin, a biblical scholar and linguist, is one of only 200 people in the world to decipher and read the early Sumerian language. Sitchin believes that the Sumerians wrote down the true story of highly advanced aliens that came to Earth and created the human race.


According to his interpretation of the ancient texts, wisdom was "lowered from heaven to Earth" by aliens around 3760 BC. This gift of knowledge, says Sitchin, included agriculture, medicine, and mathematics. The Anunnaki also disclosed the secrets of astronomy. Sitchin says that the ancients actually understood the solar system better than many later generations of astronomers. The Sumerians were aware of all the planets in the solar system, they also wrote of a planet that modern astronomers have yet to discover, the home planet of the Anunnaki, Nibiru.

Sumerian legends tell the story of how the Anunnaki came to Earth from Nibiru in order to mine gold. The Anunnaki soon grew tired of the back-breaking labor. Ninharsag, the goddess in charge of medicine, combined the genes of the Anunnaki with a primitive ape-man or hominid and created a Lulu, a primitive worker, to relieve the Anunnaki of their labor. Ninharsag, thereafter named Ninti, or "lady who gives life," held up the prototype hybrid and cried out, "My hands have made it." The Lulu resembled the Anunnaki. Unlike its hairy ape-man ancestor, the hybrid had according to the Atra Hasis text, "a skin as the skin of a god." Man was created in the image of the gods.

Many ancient peoples believed that their technology was a result of gifts from the gods. The gods would occasionally come down to Earth in times of great need, and assist humankind with various kinds of knowledge. This tale has been so often repeated in the past that the recent stories of acquired technology from a crashed flying saucer could be the modern version of gifts from the gods. Gods that still have an interest in mankind, their own creation.

Dr.V.Raghavan, retired head of the Sanskrit department of India's prestigious University of Madras, contends that centuries-old documents in Sanskrit (the classical language of India and Hinduism) prove that aliens from outer space visited Earth centuries ago.

"Fifty years of researching this ancient works convinces me that there are living beings on other planets, and that they visited earth as far back as 4,000 B.C., " The scholar says. "There's just a mass of fascinating information about flying machines, even fantastic science fiction weapons, that can be found in translations of the Vedas (scriptures), Indian epics, and other ancient Sanskrit text."

The Mahabharata (writings), mentions divine lighting and ray weapons, and even a kind of hypnotic weapon. there is also a description of Vimanas, or flying machines, that navigated at great heights with the aid of mercury and a great propulsive wind. These were space vehicles similar to the unidentified flying objects reported throughout the world today.


The Ramayana even describes a beautiful sky chariot which "arrived shining, a wonderful divine car that sped through the air." In another passage, there is mention of a chariot being seen "sailing overhead like a moon." The references in the Mahabharata are no less astounding.

"At Rama's behest, the magnificent chariot rose up to a mountain of cloud with a tremendous din."

Another passage reads:

"Bhima flew with his Vimana on an enormous ray which was as brilliant as the sun and made a noise like the thunder of a storm."

In the ancient Vymanka-Shastra (science of aeronautics), there is a description of a Vimana:

"An apparatus which can go by its own force, from place to place or globe to globe." Dr. Raghavan points out, "The text's revelations become even more astounding. Thirty-one parts of which the machine consists are described, including a photographing mirror underneath. The text also speaks of 16 kinds of metal that are needed to construct the flying vehicle, but only three of them are known to us today. The rest remain untranslatable."

Another authority who agrees with Dr. Raghavan's interpretations is Dr.A.V. Krishna Murty, professor of aeronautics at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.

"It is true," Dr.Krishna Murty says, "that the ancient Indian Vedas and other text refer to aeronautics, spaceships, flying machines, and even astronauts." Dr. Krishna continues, "A study of the Sanskrit texts has convinced me that ancient India did know the secret of building flying machines-and that those machines were patterned after spaceships coming from other planets."

If we are to believe the ancient tales and legends of our predecessors, humankind was originally bred to be slaves by alien visitors to our planet. Using the genetic material of early hominids, the visitors combined their own genes to create a new species, a species that was both mortal and divine. That species we now know today as Homo Sapiens. The ancient texts state that man was given the gift of knowledge, making him almost like the gods. The gods however denied man the gift of immortality, for if mankind had both the gift of knowledge and of immortality, then he would be just as the gods.

After nearly wiping out their genetically engineered offspring more than once, the visitors eventually decided to leave man to his own affairs. They have however, continued to interact with man at various times in history. Priesthoods and mystical orders were established, the mysteries taught were called Gnosis, or knowledge. These secrets were the secrets of science and technology, hidden in a veil of religion and mysticism.


The mysteries were taught by scientifically educated humans, initiated into a bond with the extraterrestrials and preserving their teachings. Unfortunately over the centuries, the scientific knowledge and teachings degenerates and is lost, so an occasional re-seeding of knowledge is necessary. This process continues today. Abductions and other forms of contact with UFOs seems to indicate a vast, subtle education system that interacts with people on an individual level, but is ultimately geared to influence mankind on a far larger scale.

We must consider that UFO crashes were deliberate acts in order to infiltrate new technology to mankind. Recently, stories have surfaced about what the Army or Air Force supposedly did with the downed alien spacecraft. Nuclear powered engines, advanced communications and computers, all of which were a hundred years beyond post-World War II technology, were allegedly taken from the alien wreck and later were sent to The Bell Systemís Bell Laboratories, then located in Murray Hill, New Jersey.


There, the technology was studied, dissected, micro-analyzed and tested. One piece was supposedly found to be a switching device composed of Silicon and Arsenic, arranged in a microscopic array much more complicated than anything made at the time. The device became the priority focus of Bell Labsí and The US Department of Defenseís analysis and scientific research.

It was discovered by the researchers, that the unusual electronic alien device could act as both a high speed electronic switch and as an amplifier. They decided to call it the "Transfer Resistor," because it could be made to resist or accept power flow at much higher or lower currents than were applied to it, depending upon unique application of electron flows.

The alien silicon "amplifier / switch," evaluated in October and November of 1947, was discovered to have enormous implications. The alien device was allegedly a hundred years beyond the then simple "junction diodes" commonly in use at the time by military electronics. Yet it was reportedly determined at the time that simplified versions of the alien devices could be manufactured by the effecting of several upgrades to existing technology. Then President Harry S. Truman ordered the devices "cloned" and a cover story manufactured. He was supposedly quoted as saying:

"We canít keep so earthshaking a technological advance out of the hands of mankind. It just isnít right !"

In mid-December of 1947, to effect a plausible cover story, the DoD and Bell Labs purportedly manufactured a series of Press Releases that stated: After a "2 Year Long Extensive Research Effort" --discovery of the Transistor had "at last" been accomplished, supposedly by Bell Labs researchers (Drs. Shockley, Bardeen and Brattain, at Bell Labís Electronic Circuits Research Center, under the aegis of maverick Bell Labs Vice President John "Jack" Morton).


Since that time, The Bell System, and Bell Labs, in the hands of successor company AT&T and its partly owned subsidiary, Lucent Technologies, have continued to maintain the "Transistor Story" for all of posterity, while quietly covering up the real tracks that led the alien devices to Bell Labs.

Col. Corso however, says that the device in the famous "transfer resistor test rig" at Bell Labs was, in fact, back engineered from the original extraterrestrial integrated circuit array of transistor-like circuit pieces, found in one of the alien communication devices at the crash site in Roswell, New Mexico. It has allegedly been reported that it took a year or more for Bell Labs to then figure out how to commercially produce the devices. Reportedly, subsequent technology obtained over the course of the next 10 years by Bell Labs, from the pieces of the wreck delivered to them by the DoD, included the Laser, enhanced solid state circuit components, large scale switching control systems and high definition imaging devices.

However, some devices from the downed alien spacecraft are still not fully understood to this day. Allegedly these include a high energy microwave amplifier that has the secondary effect of decomposing solid objects into their molecular components. A form of circuitry that runs on other than electrical power, using particles thought to have very short half-lives in the natural universe ("muons"). A huge induction generator-like coil system some 50 feet in diameter which appears to implement part of some aspect of the vehicleís ability to perform unique flying characteristics and aerobatics, some think it might be a "gravity nullifying" device.

Sources have said that, in 1948 and 1949, thinking that the aliens might object to this research, the U.S. Government hurriedly erected anti-missile batteries in the surrounding Watchung Mountains of New Jersey... near Bell Labís Murray Hills facility, to protect it from space invasion. It is not known if this is any indication that the Department of Defense deliberately shot down a space craft and feared reprisal.

The alleged Space Defense Anti-missile Batteries, along the Lookout Mountain Ridge north of Bell Labs, is now abandoned and partly over built by a regional high school. On the "Lookout Mountain Nike Base" there were, supposedly, frequent "alien anti-invasion" readiness exercises and drills throughout the 50ís, 60ís and the early 70ís, notably: their frequency reportedly increased any time UFO sightings were reported to the US Air Force, particularly in the New Jersey flight corridors.

Claims of acquired extraterrestrial technology have been further confirmed by Colonel Steve Wilson, U.S. Air Force (ret.), former head of Project Pounce, an elite Air Force/National Reconnaissance Organization Special Forces unit which allegedly retrieves downed UFOs.

Colonel Wilson reports that,

"the first successful U.S. antigravity flight took place July 18, 1971 at S-4, Dreamland (Area 51), wherein light bending capabilities were also demonstrated to obtain total invisibility. Present at this flight were notables such as Admiral Bobby Inman (former National Security Agency director), who is now head of SAIC (Science Applications International, Incorporated) in San Diego, CA, which makes the antigravity drives."

Colonel Wilson also revealed that the recent announcement by Lockheed about an unmanned, electric-propulsion reconnaissance drone with short wings named "Dark Star," was actually a "cover" project. The exotic technology being concealed is designated the X-22A, and manufactured by the Lockheed Skunk Works at Helendale, CA. This craft is an operational, two-man, wingless antigravity vehicle. Its metallic structure in flight is hidden by an intense bluish-white light, which pulsates off and on at about two-second intervals.

Colonel Wilson also states that the mysterious Black Helicopters spotted around the country are actually U.S. made antigravity craft, designated the XH-75D or "XH Shark", made by Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical Corporation of San Diego. He says that many of these XH-75Ds were assigned to the Delta/National Reconnaissance Organization Division which retrieves crashed UFOs. Russia is reported to have its own anti- gravity vehicles.


Paul Stonehill, a Russian UFO investigator, reports that the Russians in April, 1988 started using space-time-bending antigravity technology to do time travel. In June, 1997, a Washington, DC-area intelligence official who has been quite reliable in the past, has indicated that China has now acquired antigravity technology. There have been reports that Nazi Germany obtained extraterrestrial technology from a crashed disc sometime during World War Two. That technology was subsequently stolen by the Soviet Union at the end of the war, but it wasn't until the 1980ís that the Soviets were able to effectively back engineer some of the technology for their own use.

Some witnesses of the Roswell incident spoke about a material resembling lead foil that wouldnít crease or dent, and that would return to its original shape. The July 1997 edition of AMBASSADOR, the in-flight magazine of TWA, featured an article about a new technology called Carbon Nanotubes. Carbon Nanotubes are fullerene-related structures which consist of graphene cylinders closed at either end with caps containing pentagonal rings. They were discovered in 1991 by the Japanese electron microscopist Sumio Iijima.


Carbon Nanotubes are between 10 and 100 times stronger than steel with one-sixth the weight. It can crumple without breaking, then spring back to its original shape. Within a few years, it may be used to reinforce airplane wings and tether satellites to the Earth. The carbon Nanotube is thinner than a pencil lead and made entirely of interlinked graphite atoms. This is the strongest material known, reports Thomas Ebbesen, a professor of chemistry at Pasteur University in Strasbourg, France, and a pioneering expert on the filaments. Rice University physicist Peter Nordlander goes a step further, echoing the views of most researchers working on the tubes, This is quite probably the strongest material that can be made.

The evidence is overwhelming that man, over the centuries, has somehow obtained science and technology far beyond their current knowledge base. St. Augustine wrote of temples around Greece and Egypt that had perpetual lights, unaffected by wind or rain. An underground chamber of the Temple of Hathor at Dendera shows priests carrying what looks like giant electric lamps, their filaments depicted as snakes.


While it is conceivable that mankind in the past achieved technology equivalent to modern science, only to lose this knowledge in some cataclysmic event. The ancient writings of these peoples state clearly that their knowledge was given to them by the gods, or sky people. These sky people could very well be with us today, but instead of disguising themselves as gods, we know them as the pilots of UFOs.

These UFO occupants wherever they come from, seem to be interested in seeding mankind with new ideas and original thoughts. Unidentified flying objects seen in the 19th and early 20th century resembled the airships that would soon be developed by Earthly inventors. The ghost rockets seen after World War Two bore a striking resemblance to the space rockets built years later to finally send men off the surface of the planet.


Now the UFOs resemble silver discs and triangles, flying about with what appears to be anti-gravity propulsion systems. Could this be the next major step in mankindís technological revolution? Were the seeds for this technological giant step planted in 1947? If the stories and myths of the past are any indication, then mankind will continue to achieve scientific wonders, thanks to gifts of technology from the gods.

Special thanks to American Computer Company


  • The Advertiser, Adelaide, South Australia - Date: Monday 11th August 1997

  • The Day After Roswell, By Col. Phillip Corso (Ret.) and William J. Birnes, 1997

  • Genisis Revisited, By Zecharia Sitchin

  • Architects of the Underworld, By Bruce Rux

  • The Sky People, By Brinsley Le Poer Trench