In his novella the Open Doors, Whitley Strieber speculates on the terror that gripped the scientist John von Neumann as he died in 1957. Called by the press ‘the smartest man in the world,’ he was one of the founders of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton, and his 1932 paper "Mathematical Basis for Quantum Mechanics" is a key building block of quantum theory. Although his family vehemently denies it, Dr. Von Neumann has been identified as a key member of Majestic-12, and is believed to have formed the conceptual basis for the secrecy that surrounds the issue of alien presence to this more