Jacques Vallée, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Jacques Vallée

Computer Scientist, UFO researcher

Date of Birth: 24-Sep-1939

Place of Birth: Pontoise, Île-de-France, France

Profession: astronomer, writer, businessperson, engineer, computer scientist, mathematician, investor, astrophysicist, science fiction writer, ufologist

Nationality: United States, France

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Jacques Vallée

  • Jacques Fabrice Vallée (French: [vale]; born September 24, 1939) is a computer scientist, venture capitalist, author, ufologist and astronomer currently residing in San Francisco, California. In mainstream science, he began his professional life as an astronomer at the Paris Observatory.
  • Vallée co-developed the first computerized map of Mars for NASA in 1963.
  • He later worked on the network information center for the ARPANET, a precursor to the modern Internet, as a staff engineer of SRI International's Augmentation Research Center under Douglas Engelbart. Vallée is also an important figure in the study of unidentified flying objects (UFOs), first noted for a defense of the scientific legitimacy of the extraterrestrial hypothesis and later for promoting the interdimensional hypothesis.

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