This episode investigates the story of U.S. Army Lt. Col Philip J. Corso, who claims in a book that he was given alien technology from the 1947 Roswell UFO Incident and lead secret projects to jump start advancements in lasers, fiber optics, night vision, and the integrated circuit.
UFO Files is an American television series that was produced from 2004 to 2007 for The History Channel. The program covers the phenomena of unidentified flying and submerged objects, close encounters with alleged extraterrestrial life, and alleged military and government cover-up conspiracies.
In 2008, a following series called UFO Hunters premiered on the same channel.
Some of the scientists and experts that have been interviewed in the series are: Dennis Balthasar — ufologist William J. Birnes — author, publisher, and ufologist Phyllis Budinger — research scientist James Clarkson — former police detective, ufologist Robert Collins — author of Exempt from Disclosure Paul Davids — television, science fiction writer and director Frank Drake — astrophysicist Stanton T. Friedman — ufologist John Greenewald, Jr. — creator of The Black Vault website Steven M. Greer — physician and ufologist Michio Kaku — theoretical physicist and futurist Andrew Kissner — former New Mexico state representative George Knapp — paranormal journalist Lawrence M. Krauss — physicist Geoffrey A. Landis — MIT professor, scientist and science fiction
writer Dr. Roger K. Leir — podiatric surgeon, implant investigator Bruce Maccabee — optical physicist and ufologist Herb Maursatd — sheriff Ted Phillips — ufologist Scott Ramsey — author, lead investigator for Aztec UFO crash Chris Rutkowski – ufologist, educator John F. Schuessler — founding member of MUFON Seth Shostak — physicist and astronomer Ken Storch — police officer, UFO investigator