hubble hubble  /ˈhə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)

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News

  1. Hubble's Amazing Photo of Galaxies Colliding

    Hubble's Amazing Photo of Galaxies Colliding
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Time Magazine

  2. Hubble spots galaxies in close encounter: Colliding galaxy pair takes flight

    The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this vivid image of a pair of interacting galaxies known as Arp 142. When two galaxies stray too close to each other they begin to interact, causing spectacular changes in both objects. In some cases the two can merge — but in others, they are ripped apart.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Hubble spots galaxies in close encounter

    ( ESA/Hubble Information Centre ) The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this vivid image of a pair of interacting galaxies known as Arp 142. When two galaxies stray too close to each other they begin to interact, causing spectacular changes in both objects. In some cases the two can merge -- but in others, they are ripped apart.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "Hubble has been released," reported commander Scott Altman. "It's safely back on its journey of exploration as we begin steps to conclude ours. Looking back on this mission, it's been an incredible journey for us as well."
    on May 19, 2009 By: Scott Altman Source: FOXNews

  2. "This is a really tremendous adventure that we've been on, a very challenging mission. Hubble isn't just a satellite - it's about humanity's quest for knowledge," said Grunsfeld. "A tour de force of tools and human ingenuity. On this mission...
    on May 18, 2009 By: John Grunsfeld Source: BBC News

  3. "Our Hubble observations were incredibly demanding. Fomalhaut b is 1 billion times fainter than the star. We began this program in 2001, and our persistence finally paid off," Kalas says.
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Paul Kalas Source: CCTV

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