Weather Talk: Perhaps UFOs are just not-yet-identified flying objects
Because they are in the sky, I suppose, people often call the weather center to inquire about UFOs they have seen.
It has occurred to me that the term UFO (unidentified flying object) may be a one-sided perspective. Obviously, the person or thing doing the flying of the object is quite aware of its own identity.
Is it a coincidence that UFO sightings around the world began about the time that humans began to fly airplanes and science fiction writers began to publish stories of creatures from space? Is it a coincidence that UFO sightings greatly increased during the Cold War, when our own government began developing and testing aircraft and rockets, some of them secret?
Other planetary systems are so far away that any kind of travel, other than science fiction, would not be possible in the lifetime of any known organism. Although life on other planets seems to be a reasonable idea, it seems equally reasonable to look for simple, Earth-oriented explanations for any UFO sightings.