X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

NASA Finds the ABCs in Earth Images Taken from Space

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Growing up, my mom had this picture of a knurled old tree hanging on our wall. It was one of those reprints of some artist’s work that looked like it was made with oil paints and canvas. The thing with this tree was that somewhere in the knurled and tangled limbs of that creepy old tree you were supposed to find the letters to make the word “love.” I was fascinated with spelling as many crude words as I could with letters made of limbs in that picture. I once proudly spelled “balls” in that painting for my mom. She wasn’t impressed.

nasa-alphabet-6zoom in

NASA is doing something similar with letters it has found in images taken from orbit of the Earth. Not spelling “balls” mind you, it was able to find all 26 letters of the alphabet in various images. Some of them are clearly letters and others you have to use some imagination with.

See what you think of NASA’s choices. If you find a better representation of the letter in NASA imagery of the Earth and shoot NASA an email with the coordinates and date of the image and it might use yours instead. If I ever need to write a ransom letter, I know where to go. My first instinct was to spell “balls” but I went with “Technabob” instead.

technabob-nasazoom in

[via NASA]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

Guardians of the Galaxy x Telltale

Guardians of the Galaxy x Telltale

Hey Now, You’re an All Star

Hey Now, You’re an All Star

2018 Toyota Camry Teased, Might Be Good Looking

2018 Toyota Camry Teased, Might Be Good Looking

2017 Ford Raptor Takes 3rd in Baja 1000, Then Drives Home After Race

2017 Ford Raptor Takes 3rd in Baja 1000, Then Drives Home After Race

Joel Hodgson Reveals Lost Mystery Science Theater 3000 Episodes

Joel Hodgson Reveals Lost Mystery Science Theater 3000 Episodes

Medicom MAFEX Rogue One Darth Vader Action Figure

Medicom MAFEX Rogue One Darth Vader Action Figure

Advertisement