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edwin powell hubble

  • 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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  • Messier Monday: Andromeda, the Object that Opened Up the Universe, M31 [Starts With A Bang]
    “We find them smaller and fainter, in constantly increasing numbers, and we know that we are reaching into space, farther and farther, until, with the faintest nebulae that can be detected with the greatest telescopes, we arrive at the frontier of the known universe.” -Edwin Powell Hubble With 110 deep-sky objects scattered throughout the heavens,…
    Sept. 3, 2013 - ScienceBlogs

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