aliens http://michiganradio.org en Michigan has its fair share of UFO sightings, but Ohio takes the cake http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-has-its-fair-share-ufo-sightings-ohio-takes-cake <p>If you are a baby-boomer who grew up in Michigan, chances are good you remember a particular point in time when you were out in your backyard, peering into the night sky, searching for UFOs.</p><p>For one week in March of 1966, Michigan was awash with reports of UFO sightings. Scores of people called police to report suspicious items in the sky. Ultimately, the Air Force dismissed these sightings as nothing more than "swamp gas," causing then-Congressman Gerald Ford to fire off an indignant statement, declaring that people deserved a better explanation than something as laughable as "swamp gas."</p><p>Rudi Lindner is a professor of History and Astronomy at the University of Michigan. He teaches a class called "Discovery of the Universe" that includes the history of UFOs.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:46:41 +0000 Stateside Staff 13905 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan has its fair share of UFO sightings, but Ohio takes the cake