More than a million people are planning to break into Area 51, the mysterious government base in Nevada that's rumored to be where the U.S. military studies extraterrestrial life. A Facebook event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us" says on September 20 at 3:00 a.m., the group will raid the government facility. What started as an internet joke has now caught the attention of the U.S. Air Force.
Area 51 and the plan to find out what the government knows about aliens
- Allegra Frank - associate culture editor for Vox