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Where do the flying saucers come from?

Just as we thought flying saucers had long since gone out of fashion, now they are back in the media in new more modern and streamlined versions. The Americans recently held a public congressional hearing  into UFO sightings, the first in more than 50 years, but even though there was nothing spectacular to report, everyone is writing about it.

In Denmark, UFO enthusiasts have persevered for more than 60 years, and they have a fantastic collection of UFO reports, which, however, do not indicate a single visit from outer space, but rather thorough research that rejects supernatural phenomena.

Science Journalist Jens Degett speaks with Mikael Rothstein (Ph.D. in History of Religion) from the Department of History at the University of Southern Denmark and tries to understand what it is with these saucers and what they are signs of in society.

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