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The 1970s and 1980s saw the CIA investigating a bunch of phenomena associated with UFO sightings, such as parapsychology and psychic happenings.
No longer were there research institutes, supported by Himmler or Hitler, sponsoring parapsychology, dowsing, or World Ice Theory.
In short, the field of parapsychology decided to adopt the principles of solid scientific practice that had long been ignored by their mainstream academic peers.
Princeton University has a parapsychology unit devoted to investigating things like ESP and telekinesis.
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: the scientific study of events that cannot be explained by what scientists know about nature and the world
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