Dr Edwin Powell Hubble

Dr Edwin Powell Hubble

Birth
Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri, USA
Death 28 Sep 1953 (aged 63)
San Marino, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 8570369 View Source

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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