DIMENSIONS: A Casebook of Alien Contact

DIMENSIONS: A Casebook of Alien Contact

by Jacques Vallee

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DIMENSIONS: A Casebook of Alien Contact by Jacques Vallee


In DIMENSIONS, the first volume of his Alien Contact Trilogy, Dr. Jacques Vallee reexamines the historical record that led to the modern UFO phenomenon and to the belief in alien contact. He then tackles the enigma of abduction reports, which come from various times and various countries, as well as the psychic and spiritual components of the contact experience. In the last portion of the book, he notes the factors that inhibit research into the phenomenon � the triple coverup and political motivations � and concludes that the extraterrestrial theory is simply not strange enough to explain the facts.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149567454
Publisher: Anomalist Books
Publication date: 03/19/2014
Series: Alien Contact Trilogy , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 354,992
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr. Jacques Vallee was born in France, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the Sorbonne and a Master of Science in astrophysics from the University of Lille. He began his professional life as an astronomer at the Paris Observatory in 1961. While on the staff of the French Space Committee, he witnessed the destruction of the tracking tapes of unknown objects orbiting the earth, initiating a lifelong interest in the UFO phenomenon. Vallee arrived in the U.S. in 1962, worked in astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin, and wrote two highly respected scientific examinations arguing for the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis (ETH) of UFO origins. In 1967, he received a Ph.D. in computer science from Northwestern University, where he became a close associate of J. Allen Hynek, then scientific consultant for the U.S. Air Force on Project Blue Book. Eventually concluding that the ETH was too narrow to encompass the burgeoning UFO data, he conducted his own extensive global research, resulting in the �Alien Contact Trilogy.� Dr. Vallee is presently a venture capitalist living in San Francisco. His website is www.jacquesvallee.com..

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