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Explanations for the wallpapers of this site

The pictures/images used in the wallpapers of this site are those related to my research. They were produced by myself, or are publicly available on the internet. The explanations and credit are given below.


This image was produced by T. Totani and Kyoto University. For a detailed description and higher resolution images, see this page.


This is an imagenary picture of early galaxy formation, produced by a collaboration by T. Totani and a Japanesee scientific magazine, "Newton". First generation stars and young galaxies started to form in halos of dark matter (indicated by dark red, though we cannot see in reality).


The Subaru Telescope (Japanese 8.2m telescope) in Hawaii. Credit: NAOJ/Subaru Telescope.


The Super-Kamiokande detector to detect neutrions, at Kamioka town, Japan. Credit: The University of Tokyo/ICRR


The Antennae Galaxies. Credit: the Hubble Space Telescope


The Crab Nebula (a supernova remnant of the supernova in 1054). Credit: the Hubble Space Telescope


A spiral galaxy, NGC1300. Credit: the Hubble Space Telescope