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5 Mar

Can You Name All Six Shapes Of UFOs?

As Are We Alone Week continues, plenty of questions have been raised about UFOs, aliens and the possibilities of extraterrestrial life.

In a live Twitter chat during Tuesday night's premiere of Close Encounters, one Science Channel Twitter fan said, "By strict definition, Anything in the sky you can't identify is a UFO."

UFO expert Chris Rutkowski agreed: "Absolutely true!"

While around 95 percent of UFO sightings are easily explained, that still leaves five percent unaccounted for. When people claim to see a UFO, the object most commonly falls into one of six shapes:

  1. Saucer
  2. Sphere
  3. Egg
  4. Cigar
  5. Triangle
  6. Boomerang
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Some of the most famous UFO sightings in history fall into these categories: Roswell (saucer), Rendlesham Forest (triangle) and the Lubbock Lights (boomerang).

Be sure to catch an all-new Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman tonight at 10/9c as the show asks, "Is God an Alien Concept?"

Have you seen a UFO? Did it fall into one of these categories?

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