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Edwin Powell Hubble

(1889—1953) American astronomer

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Hubble, Edwin Powell

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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In 1925, he published his classification of galaxies and his discovery that spiral nebulae were resolvable as independent star ...

Hubble, Edwin

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The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

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2008
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Science and technology, Astronomy and Cosmology
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(1889–1953) ... Hubble's greatest contribution to cosmology was his discovery in 1929 that the Universe is expanding. It is no exaggeration to say that this observation ... More
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A Dictionary of Scientists

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2003
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(1889–1953) American astronomer and cosmologist ... Hubble, who was born in Marshfield, Missouri, was the son of a lawyer. He was educated at the University of Chicago where he ... More
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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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US astronomer, who discovered Hubble's law and established the reality of the expanding universe on experimental evidence. ... The son of a lawyer, Hubble studied law at the ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

surname of the American astronomer Edwin Hubble (1889–1953), who studied galaxies and devised a classification scheme for them. The ...

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