J. Allen Hynek

J. Allen Hynek

Born: May 1, 1910

Died: April 27, 1986

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Dr. Josef Allen Hynek was a United States astronomer, professor, and ufologist. He is perhaps best remembered for his UFO research. Hynek acted as scientific adviser to UFO studies undertaken by the U.S. Air Force under three consecutive names: Project Sign, Project Grudge, and Project Blue Book.