Wallpapers

  • Wildly Misaligned | Space Wallpaper

    Wildly Misaligned | Space Wallpaper

    September 04, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper shows a striking pair of wildly misaligned planet-forming gas discs around both the young stars in the binary system HK Tauri.
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  • Stellar Siblings | Space Wallpaper

    Stellar Siblings | Space Wallpaper

    September 03, 2014 | Wallpaper

    In this amazing space wallpaper from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile young stars huddle together against a backdrop of clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust.
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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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  • Maine's Rugged Coast | Wallpaper

    Maine's Rugged Coast | Wallpaper

    March 27, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This wallpaper shows the stunning Acadia National Park in Maine. People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its beauty and diversity, early 20th-century visionaries donated the land that became Acadia National Park.
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  • Light-Year-Long Knot | Space Wallpaper

    Light-Year-Long Knot | Space Wallpaper

    January 06, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This fascinating space wallpaper shows the caterpillar-shaped knot, called IRAS 20324+4057, which is a protostar in a very early evolutionary stage. It is still in the process of collecting material from an envelope of gas surrounding it.
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  • Massive Subtropical Wilderness | Wallpaper

    Massive Subtropical Wilderness | Wallpaper

    December 17, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This wallpaper shows Everglades National Park in Florida. It is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States and boasts rare and endangered species.
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  • Lure of the Islands | Wallpaper

    Lure of the Islands | Wallpaper

    December 13, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This wallpaper shows Gulf Islands National Seashore of Florida and Mississippi. Stunning beaches, historic ruins, wildlife sanctuaries and remote islands make up this wonderful park.
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  • Wild Horses of Assateague | Wallpaper

    Wild Horses of Assateague | Wallpaper

    September 10, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This wallpaper shows Assateague Island in Maryland and Virginia. The "wild" horses on Assateague are actually feral animals, meaning that they are descendants of domestic animals that have reverted to a wild state.
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  • Saturn’s Spiraling Storm | Space Wallpaper

    Saturn’s Spiraling Storm | Space Wallpaper

    June 14, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This amazing space wallpaper shows a close-up view of Saturn’s north-pole hurricane, as seen by the international Cassini spacecraft. The image reveals the intricate detail of cloud formations in this dynamic feature.
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  • Icon on the Horizon | Wallpaper

    Icon on the Horizon | Wallpaper

    April 30, 2013 | Wallpaper

    This stunning wallpaper shows Mount Rainier National Park in Washington, which is the greatest single-peak glacial system in the United States.
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