So the ball gets delivered back to her with something like a big manila folder. She opens the folder, and it's X-rays, and they are X-rays that show the inside of the ball, so it's the first time we see what we're looking at. –Paraphrased from a Betz family member’s interview with Astonishing Legends, January 2019
Location: Near Fort George Island, Florida
The approximate location where the Sphere was originally found in 1974. Note: the land in 1974 was mostly unpopulated and undeveloped and has since seen significant growth.
With every paranormal event or object, there are the questions of how did this happen or what was this thing? But the equally important issue is, how would this affect me? Because when something seemingly impossible happens, we have no context unless it had interaction with somebody. It becomes meaningful when we ponder the implications to our own human experience. As much as the Betz Sphere created a scientific mystery it also created a family story. Tonight, we're fortunate to present an exclusive interview with a member of the Betz family who was there to witness the entire ordeal and who has generously agreed to share their family story and set the record straight. Someone or something secretive created this sphere and while its operation and purpose remain unknown to the public, how it became known to the world and how that affected their lives is their story alone.
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Part of the inspiration for this series is Rob Morphy’s intriguing and comprehensive Blog article for the Betz Sphere on Mysterious Universe’s website. In addition to being a writer and all-around cool dude CryptoMonsterHunter, Rob is also an illustrator, graphic web designer, filmmaker and co-host of the Cryptonaut Podcast and The Earth’s Mightiest Bastards YouTube Channel (Strong language). Find Rob by clicking any of the links above, follow him on Twitter @rsmorphy and subscribe today!
The Betz Mystery Sphere: Alien Artifact or Doomsday Device? by Rob Morphy on Mysterious Universe
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Episode 131: The Betz Sphere Part 2. Produced by Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess; Audio Editing by Sarah Vorhees Wendel; Sound Design by Ryan McCullough; Tess Pfeifle, Producer and Lead Researcher; Research Support from the astonishing League of Astonishing Researchers, a.k.a. The Astonishing Research Corps, or "A.R.C." for short. Copyright 2019 Astonishing Legends Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.