Crop circles

The magic, mystery and intrigue behind the phenomenom. Firsthand reports from crop circles: both the fakes and the real thing.

And the Spin Goes On

“They have been a source of mystery and amusement to students of the bizarre for years, but yesterday crop circles attracted the attention of a new audience – the long arm of the law. A 29-year-old Wiltshire man last night became what is believed to be the first person in Britain to be accused of […]

The "Scary Alien" Crop Circle.

The “Scary Alien” Crop Circle.

As the image of this crop formation appeared on the computer screen, faces filled with amazement, coupled with gasps of disbelief. What we were looking at was without doubt the most stunning, atmospheric and indeed the most sinister formation..

Gog Magog and the Angel.

Gog Magog and the Angel.

Charles Mallet reports on a crop circle that appeared near Cambridge in 2001

‘Aliens’ on the Agenda?

‘Aliens’ on the Agenda?

Puzzle at Chilbolton Radio Telescope The crop circles that appeared in the field next to Chilbolton radio telescope raise some fascinating questions. The face is the first of its type while the ‘script’ that appeared with it bore an uncanny resemblance to an earlier deep space transmission. In 1974 a digitally encoded schematic was beamed […]

Team Satan at Work

Team Satan at Work

Oh dear, here we go again. The London based “Team Satan”, the “best” circle-fakers, in the (not so) fine “land art” business have been at it again. This time they have been commissioned by Harlech Television to prove that they, and others like them, are capable of creating complex and convincing crop formations. From the […]

Signs of the Times 2

Signs of the Times 2

Crop circle at Cannings Cross in Wiltshire, England The crop formation pictured below was cut down shortly after Charles Mallet photographed it at the end of June, 2001. According to Charles it was a big one, consisting of some sixty small circles spanning over 315ft of wheat. Located at Cannings Cross near Devizes in Wiltshire, […]

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A review of the crop circle season of 2000 and some of the rather dubious characters involved As the traditionally wet and windy April came around once again, the expectations of the crop circle research community were, as usual, high for the upcoming season of cereal thrillers. However as we’ve learned from years of circle […]