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 Edwin Hubble

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Edwin Hubble

  • Birth 20 Nov 1889 Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 28 Sep 1953 San Marino, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Plot Buried in Switzerland
  • Memorial ID 8570369

Astronomer and Physicist. He was responsible for the discovery of the Big Bang theory of the expanding universe and the Hubble Constant. Hubble was instrumental in the design of the Hale Telescope which was set up at Mount Palomar Observatory and was given the honor in being the first to use it. The Hubble space telescope was named after him in his honor, as was Asteroid 2069 Hubble and the Hubble Crater on the Moon.

Bio by: John Baumer


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  • Created by: John Baumer
  • Added: 28 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8570369
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Hubble (20 Nov 1889–28 Sep 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8570369, ; Maintained by John Baumer (contributor 46546970) Unknown.