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Mantell Refereed Paper

From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993.nul>
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 17:32:32 EST
Archived: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 06:06:27 -0500
Subject: Mantell Refereed Paper

Good Afternoon List, All -

The study of the Mantell case, or at least the first pass study,
has been completed. By checking the references you can see what
was used to put together the study. I have also included many of
the other references to Mantell and it seems to me that a
complete reference guide (or as complete as possible) might be
of value. So if you have additional references, even if they add
nothing to what we already know, let's have them.

The idea here is to build a "refereed" paper about Mantell.
While there are two journals devoted to UFOs, their publishing
schedule can be erratic and their space is limited. So this
paper will begin a tradition of using the Internet to create a
sort of library of refereed papers.

For those interested, read over the paper and then send the
comments along to Errol here on UpDates. Be sure to mention that
you email is part of the referee process so that he won't post
them. He'll strip the names and send the comments on to me.
After about a month, I'll take the comments and rewrite the
paper as necessary. We'll then post the final product for all to
read. In fact, I would like to see this product posted as far
and as wide as possible.

Errol will keep a list of who participated and what comments
were made, if that information should ever become necessary.
This will be the first of the internally, and Internet, refereed

For those interested, the paper is currently posted at:


All comments should be passed along to Errol.

If you have any questions about this process, let's post them to
Updates and I'll answer them there so that everyone has the

Let's make this the beginning of a process in which we
scientifically, methodically and dispassionately review some of
the classic cases.