Aliens have not been flying back and forth over Britain, a British Defense Ministry study concluded. The secret study of reported UFO sightings, completed in 2000, was released this week after a freedom of information petition. “The events are almost certainly attributable to physical, electrical, and magnetic phenomena in the atmosphere, mesosphere, and ionosphere,” the report said. Each year, hundreds of Brits report seeing bizarre floating lights in the sky. The study said most lights are meteors or “buoyant plasmas,” which are electrical flows that get caught in crosscurrents of air. Scientists aren’t sure why these plasmas form so often over the British Isles.
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