Wallpapers

  • Hand of God | Space Wallpaper

    Hand of God | Space Wallpaper

    May 21, 2014 | Wallpaper

    The stunning space wallpaper depicts a pulsar wind nebula, produced by the dense remnant of a star that exploded in a supernova. What's left behind is a pulsar, called PSR B1509-58 (B1509 for short).
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  • First Look | Space Wallpaper

    First Look | Space Wallpaper

    May 19, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This amazing space wallpaper is Gemini Planet Imager’s first light image of Beta Pictoris b—a planet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris. The star, Beta Pictoris, is blocked in this image by a mask so its light doesn’t interfere with the light of the planet.
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  • Eye on the Unseen | Space Wallpaper

    Eye on the Unseen | Space Wallpaper

    May 14, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is a long-exposure Hubble Space Telescope image of massive galaxy cluster Abell 2744. The image shows some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected in space.
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  • Dust Factory | Space Wallpaper

    Dust Factory | Space Wallpaper

    May 13, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This beautiful space wallpaper is an artist's illustration of Supernova 1987A, which is based on real data and reveals the cold, inner regions of the exploded star's remnants (in red) where tremendous amounts of dust were detected and imaged by ALMA.
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  • Signs of Chaos | Space Wallpaper

    Signs of Chaos | Space Wallpaper

    May 12, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This dazzling space wallpaper of the Antennae Galaxies shows obvious signs of chaos. Clouds of gas are seen in bright pink and red, surrounding the bright flashes of blue star-forming regions.
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  • Light Show | Space Wallpaper

    Light Show | Space Wallpaper

    May 09, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This spectacular space wallpaper shows three of the four Auxiliary Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope Interferometer at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. Above the telescopes, the long bright stripes are star trails.
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  • Super Earth | Space Wallpaper

    Super Earth | Space Wallpaper

    May 07, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper is an illustration of the hypothetical appearance of the exoplanet GJ 1214b, which is known as a "super-Earth" type planet because it is slightly more than six Earth masses.
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  • Azure Antonia | Space Wallpaper

    Azure Antonia | Space Wallpaper

    April 29, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper is a colorized composite image from NASA's Dawn mission showing the crater Antonia, which lies in the enormous Rheasilvia basin in the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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  • Hazy Coast | Space Wallpaper

    Hazy Coast | Space Wallpaper

    April 28, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This cool space wallpaper taken from the International Space Station is not an interstellar cloud formation but artificial light over a cloudy China.
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  • Revealing Wavelengths of Light | Space Wallpaper

    Revealing Wavelengths of Light | Space Wallpaper

    April 23, 2014 | Wallpaper

    Scientists created this stunning space wallpaper, which is a composite image of Vesta's crater Aelia. The image reveals the flow material on the inside and outside of the crater.
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