Image of the Week

Savannah Root Cowboy

Is it a dinosaur? Is it a bird?

Computer-simulated image of a supermassive black hole

Computer simulation of supermassive black hole

opal in petrified wood

Opalised wood

Ultraviolet image of the Sun’s atmosphere

Ultraviolet image of the Sun

South Africa captured by ISS EarthKAM

South Africa captured by ISS EarthKAM

One-year-crew come home with Soyuz

The Soyuz crew as they return from space

Scyphozoa jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Scyphozoa by Alexander Semenov

Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope

The world’s largest radio telescope

Roman fresco found in London

Roman fresco found beneath London’s streets

Hand carved 3 000-piece Millennium Falcon

Hand carved 3 000-piece Millennium Falcon

The first flower to grow in space is a Zinnia

The first flower grown in space

The Flying Scotsman takes to the rails after 10 year restoration

The Flying Scotsman takes to the rails after 10 year restoration