Official Transcript of the U.S. Army Air Force
Roswell Army Air Field, 509th Bomb Group
SUBJECT: ALIEN INTERVIEW, 9. 7. 1947
“QUESTION – “Can you describe your home world to us?”
PLACE OF CIVILIZATION / CULTURE / HISTORY. LARGE PLANET. WEALTH / RESOURCES ALWAYS. ORDER. POWER. KNOWLEDGE / WISDOM. TWO STARS. THREE MOONS.
QUESTION – “What is the state of development of your civilization?”
ANCIENT. TRILLIONS OF YEARS. ALWAYS. ABOVE ALL OTHERS. PLAN. SCHEDULE. PROGRESS. WIN. HIGH GOALS / IDEAS.
I use the number “trillions” [i] (Footnote) because I am sure that the meaning was a number larger than many billions. The idea of the length of time she communicated is beyond me. It’s really closer to the idea of “infinity” in terms of Earth years.
QUESTION – “Do you believe in God?”
WE THINK. IT IS. MAKE IT CONTINUE. ALWAYS.
I am sure that the alien being does not understand the concept of “god” or “worship” as we do. I assume that the people in her civilization were all atheists. My impression was that they think very highly of themselves and are very prideful indeed!
QUESTION – “What type of society do you have?”
ORDER. POWER. FUTURE ALWAYS. CONTROL. GROW.
These are the closest words I could use to describe the idea she had about her own society or civilization. Her “emotion” when communicating her response to this question became very intense, very bright and emphatic! Her thought was filled with an emotion that gave me a feeling of jubilation or joy. But, it made me very nervous also.”
— Excerpt from the Top Secret transcripts published in the book Alien Interview, edited by Lawrence R. Spencer
One thousand thousand = one million. ( 1,000,000 )
One thousand million = one billion. ( 1,000,000,000 )
One thousand billion = one trillion. ( 1,000,000,000,000 )
“The English names for large numbers are coined from the Latin names for small numbers n by adding the ending -illion suggested by the name “million.” Thus billion and trillion are coined from the Latin prefixes bi- (n = 2) and tri- (n = 3), respectively.
In recent years, American usage has eroded the European number definitions, particularly in Britain and to a lesser extent in other countries. This is primarily due to American finance, because Americans insist that $1,000,000,000 be called a billion dollars. In 1974, the government of Prime Minister Harold Wilson announced that henceforth “billion” would mean 109 and not 1012 in official British reports and statistics. Anyone who uses the words “billion” and “trillion” internationally should make clear which meaning of those words is intended.”
— Reference: Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Originally posted 2011-07-26 12:01:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter