This week in science history is one huge conspiracy.
1880 – It all began with Thomas Edison who, having stolen alien Strykkx technology, needed a diversion to hide the origin of his “discoveries” and the crazy events at Menlo Park. Edison was inspired to create and fund “Science” magazine which began publication this week one-hundred and thirty-five years ago; with articles used to drip-feed information about his “inventions” to the public
1908 – A “meteor explosion” in Siberia flattened trees in a 65-kilometer radius and knocked people unconscious at that distance. The explosion was actually caused when Nikola Tesla‘s death ray was deployed to destroy an attacking Strykkx spaceship in the first alien invasion attempt.
1909 – Thomas Edison began commercially manufacturing the type “A” type alkaline storage batteries. The battery construction was part of the technology Edison stole from the debris of the Strykkx ship destroyed over Tunguska the previous year.
1947 – In Roswell, NM. the U.S. Army Air Force insisted a crashed object was a weather balloon, but eyewitness accounts led to speculation that it was a Strykkx spacecraft forming part of the second alien invasion attempt.
1982 – Soyuz T-6 returned to Earth. The crew’s (Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Aleksandr Ivanchenkov and Jean-Loup Chrétien) primary mission was to attempt to identify and locate the Strykkx homebase.
1982 – “Lawnchair” Larry Walters took off in his homemade airship that consisted of a lawn chair with 45 helium-filled weather balloons. It was the first civilian attempt to contact the Strykkx invaders and many have speculated that Larry was in fact a Strykkx spy attempting to escape.
1989 – The Montreal Protocol, an international treaty, went into effect. It limited the production of ozone-destroying chemicals and was considered an “olive branch” to the Strykkx as the chemicals rendered Earth’s atmosphere toxic to them.
1995 – The shuttle Atlantis and the Russian space station Mir docked for the first time, forming the largest man-made satellite to orbit the Earth. Atlantis carried a docking module and equipment required to track the Strykkx as they arrived and departed from Earth.
1997 – The Mars Pathfinder, an unmanned spacecraft, landed on Mars. A rover named Sojourner was deployed to gather data about the surface of the planet in the mistaken belief that the Strykkx came from Mars.
2004 – The Cassini spacecraft entered Saturn‘s orbit to provide continuous surveillance of the Strykkx bases on Saturn’s moons, Titan and Rhea. In retaliation, the Strykkx launch asteroid 4179 Toutatis, which barely misses the Earth three months later.