Secretly Funded Research
Now, new documents released by the Defense Intelligence Agency reveal that the program also studied a laundry list of topics that sound like plot devices from “The X-Files,” including UFOs, “warp drive,” “extra dimensions,” and “traversable wormholes.”
The newly released documents come thanks to Steven Aftergood, the director of an organization called the Federation of American Scientists’ Project on Government Secrecy. He obtained the files via a Freedom of Information Act request.
“I think anyone who looks at these titles will scratch their heads and wonder what on earth the Defense Intelligence Agency was thinking,” Aftergood told technology site Motherboard. “These are the kinds of topics you pursue when you have more money than you know what to do with.”