This fascinating space wallpaper is an artist’s impression showing light from the heart of a background galaxy, which allowed scientists to explore how galaxies refuel.
This vivid space wallpaper is a color-coded topographical map of the southeastern flank of the Olympus Mons volcano on Mars.
What looks like a celestial hummingbird in this stunning space wallpaper is really the result of a collision between a spiral and an elliptical galaxy at a whopping 326 million light- years away.
The recently launched Proba-V miniaturised satellite captured this space wallpaper over the border region of northern Syria, southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq on May 28, 2013.
In the star cluster NGC 6811, astronomers have found two planets smaller than Neptune orbiting Sun-like stars, as seen in this space wallpaper.
This space wallpaper is an artist’s impression showing the view from the exoplanet Gliese 667Cd looking toward the planet’s parent star (Gliese 667C).
A previously unsuspected tidal dwarf galaxy candidate (upper left) appears only in the ultraviolet, indicating the presence of many hot young stars as seen in this cool space wallpaper.
This wallpaper shows Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in Idaho. Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush.
Looking towards the constellation of Triangulum (The Triangle), in the northern sky, lies the galaxy pair MRK 1034 as seen in this space wallpaper.
In this electrifying space wallpaper, taken on Friday June 7, 2013, a furious thunderstorm is discharging its mighty rage over Cerro Paranal.