Enigmatic mysteries have always attracted human attention. The Zone of Silence in Mexico is one such mystery that requires a lot of exploration. To be precise, the scientists have actually figured out what causes the dark zone but there is more to be learned and explored.
So, what is this Zone of Silence? Close to Mexico’s Bolson de Mapimi lies a patch of desert which has been named as La Zona del Silencio, which in English translates into Zone of Silence. The exact place where this zone is located is Trino Vertex.
This patch of desert is very unusual. The very first incident that placed this zone in limelight was a 1930s incident. A man named Francisco Sarabia was flying over the area when he reported that his radio died and all his plane’s instruments went haywire. About 4 decades later, the White Sands Missile Base located in New Mexico fired a missile. Weirdly, the missile ended up crashing in the zone.
U.S. Air Force received a clearance from Mexican government to investigate the cause of the missile crash. It is then that the scientists figured out that the patch of land was actually a dark zone where no kind of signal (radio or satellite signals) can penetrate. Upon further investigation, researchers found that the area exhibited a very unusual magnetic field that prevented signal penetration. This explained why Francisco Sarabia’s plane lost its radio and why the missile ended up crashing in the area.
Following the finding, the Mexican government set up a research facility in the area stating that they are doing nothing but studying the unusual natural biome of the place in order to understand how they survive in the area. However, skeptics believe that the researchers are into something more and the government is not fully honest.
The reason for such skepticism comes from a number of anomalies that have been reported in the area. For instance, the area:
- Has unusually high deposits of uranium and magnetite, which according to scientists, give out electromagentic pluses, thereby disrupting all signals.
- Is a hotbed of meteorites that have bombarded the place for thousands of years. In fact, Mexican scientist Dr. Santiago Garcia says that farmers have been aware of hot pebbles falling from sky. Currently scientists believe that the meteorites might be the source of unusual magnetite deposits in the area.
- Has been associated with tales of UFO sightings.
Scientists’ take on meteorites: Scientists say that since the Zone of Silence has been contaminated by meteorites for thousands of years, it is possible that the magnetic ore of the area comes from cosmos. They however do not discard the possibility of the ore occurring naturally in the area. Scientists say that it is very likely the strong magnetic properties of the place why many iron-rich objects from space crash on this dark zone.
About UFO sightings: As far as alien encounters are concerned, the stories of such sightings are abundant despite the scarce population of the area. Many have reported strange floating lights, flying saucers and floating orbs. Area ranchers reported of mysterious lights and saucer-shaped aircrafts that came down vertically and landed in the area. Even encounters with strange and tall humanoids have been reported by people including ranchers. The story of three tall humanoids (two males and one female) speaking perfect Spanish and asking for water is one of the most famous ones. It is said that one of the ranchers once asked the humanoids about the place they come from to which they said ‘from above’.
There are several other similar stories. For instance, one visiting scientists was guided back to the ‘Biosphere’ by the strange humanoids when he was lost in the desert. Another story says that the humanoids guided and helped a TV crew that was stuck in the desert area because of a sudden cloud burst and the humanoids that came to rescue were wearing ball caps and long raincoats – a kind of an outfit that is very very unusual in desert areas.
However, though there is no scarcity of alien and UFO encounter stories at the Zone of Silence, there is no definitive proof so far or may be there is and we just don’t know! The possibilities of alien encounters cannot be completely discarded since we don’t know whether we are alone in this known universe or not.
Other interesting findings: Theorists often come up with interesting findings. In case of the dark zone, they pointed out that the Zone of Silence is geographically parallel to Bermuda Triangle and also the Egyptian pyramids. They have also found that the zone lies just to the north of Tropic of Cancer.
An alternative name: La Zona del Silencio is also known as Mar de Tetys or Sea of Thetys. This name was given by the scientists because millions of years ago, the area formed the bottom of an ocean.
May be some of the information is true and may be some is just an outcome of human imagination. There is absolutely no way so far that can be used to confirm these information as facts. What do you think?