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Tom DeLonge Says He Has the Alien Alloys

Back in 2017, the New York Times published a story about a secret (and now-shuttered) $22 million Pentagon program for investigating UFOs and the possibility of visits to Earth from extraterrestrials. As the world has continued to melt, literally and figuratively, in the year and a half since then, this revelation about the possibility of alien life has haunted the backgrounds of our lives, occasionally poking its head up with a new update about a Navy pilot witnessing a flying craft that looked like “a sphere encasing a cube” whizzing by his cockpit.

One of the most bizarre details from the ongoing story is the existence of metal alloys that government scientists have been unable to identify, which may or may not be debris from UFOs, and may or may not have strange physical effects on people who come into contact with them. Another bizarre detail is the involvement of To the Stars Academy, a nonprofit founded by former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge, to which several key players in the story defected after the closure of the Pentagon program in 2012. Now, those two details are coming together as one, because Tom DeLonge says he has the alloys.

As Vice points out, To the Stars Academy published a statement yesterday claiming that it has acquired “potentially exotic materials featuring properties not from any known existing military or commercial application,” which are “reported to have come from an advanced aerospace vehicle of unknown origin.” According to To the Stars Academy COO and former Lockheed Martin executive Steve Justice, the organization plans to reverse-engineer the metals and assess their “commercial and military capabilities.”

There’s a lot that the statement (which you can read in full here) leaves out, like any sort of proof that Tom DeLonge does indeed have the alloys, or who exactly “reported” that these particular alloys came from an alien spaceship. But recent history has shown that it’s generally unwise to laugh off Tom DeLonge when it comes to alien stuff.

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