From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul> Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:13:33 +0100 Archived: Sat, 19 Feb 2011 08:31:13 -0500 Subject: Re: VernonClark & Sims >From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 19:24:06 +0000 >Subject: Re: VernonClark & Sims >>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:45:57 +0100 >>Subject: Re: VernonClark & Sims >>>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993.nul> >>>To: post.nul >>>Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:03:48 EST >>>Subject: VernonClark & Sims [was: Budd Hopkins] >>>>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul> >>>>To: <post.nul> >>>>Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 11:11:31 +0100 >>>>Subject: Re: Budd Hopkins ><snip> >>>>Another example: Dr VernonClark has his career ruined after >>>>making public his isotopic analysis of an alleged UFO debris. >>>>Pathetic, too? Rather, a dangerous game, it seems to me. >>>>Now, I would like to see a little better where you stand in >>>>ufology. May I ask a not so simple question, to you and John >>>>Rimmer: are you total skeptics, or not, on the reality UFOs? >>>>Would you give your global viewpoints about them? >>>Gildas, List, All - >>>Just curious... How was Dr. VernonClark's career ruined after >>>his public announcement of the isotopic analysis... which he >>>told me, within days of his appearance in Roswell had been >>>overblown and taken out of context... I see that Sims is now >>>saying that the material he analyzed was of terrestrial origin. > >>Kevin, > >>I talked at length about that, in 2003, with Dr Roger Leir, who >>was involved in that study, and knew Dr VernonClark. >>Leir told me that he was forced to quit his post at the UCLA at >>San Diego, and had a hard time finding another job. >>If I remember well, his marriage was broken too, after that. >>Skeptics will as usual put in doubt this information, but I >>don't care. >>Now, that does not prove anything about the real nature of that >>fragment, of course >I must correct a couple of things before they become part of the >myth: >UCLA means the University of California - Los Angeles. The San >Diego campus of UC is referred to as UCSD. Thanks for your >patience. >I worked within the UC system during the time of the Sims >debate, and was able to contact VernonClark via the UC e-mail >system. >Because I worked across the hall from the electron microscope >and knew the UCLA lab head tech, I could ask Clark questions >about his testing methods. >If I am remembering the facts correctly, it turned out that >Clark was not a doctor at all, but the newest hired tech in the >San Diego lab. I believe his institution (UCSD) thought he had >misused his position and their equipment. Kathy, Thank you for correcting me on UCLA and UCSD. Similarly, please use his complete name: VernonClark, not Clark. Your remarks don't tell anything about his findings, the really interesting, and 'hot' question. Gildas Bourdais Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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