Hubble, Edwin

An American astronomer who lived from 1889 to 1953. Hubble discovered the expansion of the universe by measuring the red shifts of many galaxies. He also discovered that the recession velocity of a given galaxy is proportional to its distance from the Milky Way. Hubble Space Telescope is named after him.

Resources

Radio Programs

More Edwin Hubble Discovering the expanding universe Friday, November 21, 2014
Edwin Hubble A memento of a college basketball star Thursday, November 20, 2014

Featured Images

Double Dribble Thursday, November 20, 2014

FacebookTwitterYouTube

©2014 The University of Texas McDonald Observatory