Wallpapers

  • Heart in Darkness | Space Wallpaper

    Heart in Darkness | Space Wallpaper

    February 21, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This fascinating Chandra X-Ray Observatory space wallpaper of the young star cluster NGC 346 highlights a heart-shaped cloud of 8 million-degree Celsius gas in the central region.
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  • Radioactive Ash | Space Wallpaper

    Radioactive Ash | Space Wallpaper

    February 19, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper is the first map of radioactivity in a supernova remnant, the blown-out bits and pieces of a massive star that exploded.
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  • Strange Martian Dunes | Space Wallpaper

    Strange Martian Dunes | Space Wallpaper

    February 19, 2014 | Wallpaper

    In this space wallpaper of a dune field on Mars in a large crater near Mawrth Vallis, some of the dunes appear to be in a V-shaped formation. For dune fields, the spacing of individual dunes is a function of sand supply, wind speed, and topography.
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  • Cool Lab | Space Wallpaper

    Cool Lab | Space Wallpaper

    February 14, 2014 | Wallpaper

    NASA's Cold Atom Laboratory utilizes a magnetic trap that confines particles, allowing them to cool to temperatures just barely above absolute zero as seen in this space wallpaper.
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  • Ice-Covered Giant | Space Wallpaper

    Ice-Covered Giant | Space Wallpaper

    February 13, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper shows Jupiter's moon Ganymede centered at 200 west longitude. This mosaic (right) served as the base map for the geologic map of Ganymede (left).
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  • Sun Watcher’s View | Space Wallpaper

    Sun Watcher’s View | Space Wallpaper

    February 12, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This stunning space wallpaper is a composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of Feb. 11, 2013 to Feb. 11, 2014.
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  • Color-Coded Clues | Space Wallpaper

    Color-Coded Clues | Space Wallpaper

    February 11, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This space wallpaper combines a photograph of seasonal dark flows on a Martian slope with a grid of colors based on data collected by a mineral-mapping spectrometer observing the same area. Image released Feb. 10, 2014.
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  • Impact Flood | Space Wallpaper

    Impact Flood | Space Wallpaper

    February 10, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This vivid space wallpaper shows a region of the planet’s northern hemisphere known as Hephaestus Fossae – after the Greek god of fire – that was imaged by the high-resolution stereo camera on ESA’s Mars Express orbiter on Dec. 28, 2007.
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  • Slopes and Shores | Space Wallpaper

    Slopes and Shores | Space Wallpaper

    February 07, 2014 | Wallpaper

    This north-looking space wallpaper, acquired on Jan. 4, 2014, by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows the Sochi Olympic Park Coastal Cluster in Russia.
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  • Blue Impact | Space Wallpaper

    Blue Impact | Space Wallpaper

    February 06, 2014 | Wallpaper

    A dramatic, fresh impact crater on Mars dominates this spectacular space wallpaper taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Nov. 19, 2013.
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