Alien motherships: Pentagon official floats a theory for unexplained sightings

April 16, 2023

After Loeb posted it online, the paper gained notoriety from a post on Military Times and has also circulated among science-focused news outlets. The paper notes that the “probes” could use starlight to “charge their batteries” and the Earth’s water as fuel. Loeb acknowledged that there is no evidence to back up the notion that the unknown aircraft are alien probes. The paper is focused on the objects DoD is studying. It is titled “Physical Constraints on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena” and notes Kirkpatrick’s affiliation with the Pentagon under the heading.