Tagged: indava

Late in 2006, Paul Nation was interviewed in his home by Jonathan Whitcomb, just days after Paul completed his expedition in Papua New Guinea

New Indava Expedition Planned

A new expedition is awaiting funding, with a possible commencement-date in October, 2013. Paul Nation is planning his fifth expedition in Papua New Guinea, and it will be his third one in the deep interior of the mainland; but he needs the funds,...

Jacob Kepas – Twice a Pterosaur Eyewitness

Jacob Kepas – Twice a Pterosaur Eyewitness

Jacob Kepas, a Baptist minister and a native of Papua New Guinea, may be the most experienced ropen seeker in his country. But when he was a boy, the glowing creature that he saw fly over his village was not known by his...

Bioluminescence of Pterosaurs

Bioluminescence of Pterosaurs

How do we know that modern pterosaurs, at least some of them, are bioluminescent? Some eyewitnesses see glowing “pterodactyls” or a large or giant flying object that shines where large or giant pterosaurs have been seen to fly. No biology textbook explains anything...

Cliff Paiva’s ropen-light report, part three

Cliff Paiva’s ropen-light report, part three

“Absence of Fire, Meteor, and Hoax” “Image Processing of Paul Nation Video” (continued) This part of the analysis showed that neither fire nor meteor is likely. Cliff Paiva reported: Plate 24 A shows in 2D neither combustion plumes (smoke) nor ionized wake trails...

Part two: Cliff Paiva report (two indava lights)

Part two: Cliff Paiva report (two indava lights)

The video footage obtained by Paul Nation, (late-2006 expedition, Papua New Guinea) was analyzed by the physicist Cliff Paiva (BSM Associates, California). The mountains where Nation observed the indava lights was just a little south of where Evelyn Cheesman had observed similar...

Cliff Paiva ropen light report, part one

Cliff Paiva ropen light report, part one

Cliff Paiva, a missile defense physicist, examined the video footage Paul Nation recorded in the late-2006 expedition on the mainland of Papua New Guinea. Paiva conducted his study from December, 2006, until about late February, 2007, and eventually came to a number of conclusions...

Plate 22 in Cliff Paiva report

Indava and ropen of Papua New Guinea

By the living-pterosaur author and expert Jonathan D. Whitcomb Since Paul Nation’s 2006 video recording of two lights on a ridge deep in the mainland of Papua New Guinea, cryptozoologists have a new name for the ropen: “indava.” It’s not that everything...