Edwin Hubble

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  • Edwin Hubble

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    Edwin Hubble was born on November 20, 1889. He graduated from the University of Chicago and served in WWI before he settled down to lead research in the field of astrophysics at Mount Wilson Observatory in California. Edwin Hubble revolutionized the field of astrophysics through the discovery that there are other galaxies outside of the Milky Way as well as the creation of a classification system which is used to identify the various types of galaxies. In 1989, when he was 10 years old, Hubble and

  • Edwin Hubble

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    Edwin Hubble      Edwin Powell Hubble was born on the 20th of November in 1889. He lived in Marshfield, Missouri along with his family. He was said to be a very tall, elegant, and athletic young man. Edwin had a mom, dad, three sisters, and two brothers. His mom and dad were named John Powell and Virginia James Hubble. His sisters were Virginia, Helen, and Lucy Lee. Edwin's two brothers were named Henry and William. William died as a student at a college in Wisconsin and

  • Edwin Hubble

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    Edwin Powell Hubble: Great Astronomer of the 19th Century Twinkle, twinkle little star, How I wonder what you are! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky (Gardner 98).      Stars are a marvelous wonder to many people, that is why some people spend most of their lives wondering what is “above the world so high” (Gardner 98). These people study and map the little twinkling stars in order to get a better meaning of them; they are astronomers. Great astronomers

  • Edwin Hubble

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    Edwin Hubble was a man who changed our view of the Universe. In 1929 he showed that galaxies are moving away from us with a speed proportional to their distance. The explanation is simple, but revolutionary: the Universe is expanding. Hubble was born in Missouri in 1889. His family moved to Chicago in 1898, where at High School he was a promising, though not exceptional, pupil. He was more remarkable for his athletic ability, breaking the Illinois State high jump record. At university too he was

  • Edwin Hubble Essay

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    Edwin Hubble “I knew that even if I were second or third rate, it was astronomy that mattered.” This quote is from Edwin Hubble, the man who discovered the cosmos. Hubble was a young ambitious yet presumptuous scientist who changed mankind’s perception of the universe forever. Hubble is best known for his discovery that the universe was indeed expanding and not static; as previously thought. He was born in Missouri 1889 and moved to Chicago when he was nine and then later

  • A biography of edwin hubble

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    exploration of the universe (Hubble, 1936). Edwin Powell Hubble was born in Marshfield, Missouri, USA on November 29 1889 but later moved to Chicago with his family, where he completed his post secondary education and obtained an undergraduate degree in mathematics and astronomy, from the University of Chicago. To fulfill his father’s wish, Hubble being a dutiful son, later went on to study law at Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship. Upon obtaining his law degree, Hubble successfully opened and

  • Edwin Hubble Biography

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    Edwin Hubble Biography Hubble nació en Marshfield (Missouri) el 20 de noviembre de 1889. Ingresó al instituto de Wheaton, en donde participaba activamente en las actividades deportivas; su deporte favorito era el fútbol, aunque el también participó numerosas veces en pruebas atléticas en pista. En el día de su licenciatura del instituto en 1906, el director dijo, "Edwin Hubble, te he vigilado durante cuatro años y no te he visto estudiar ni siquiera 10 minutos." Se detuvo por un instante emocionante

  • Essay On Edwin Hubble

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    however is Edwin Hubble. Hubble is best known for his discoveries in Astronomy, but without math he wouldn’t be able to make his observations like he did. This makes him one of the best mathematicians the world knows. He started with a humble beginning to making the connection of science and math like no one had ever seen before. Edwin Hubble was born in Marshfield, Missouri on November 29th 1889. His father John Powell Hubble married his mother Virginia Lee Hubble. At a young age Edwin love reading

  • Edwin Hubble Biography

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    Edwin P. Hubble was a ground-breaking American astronomer who revolutionized our knowledge of the universe and established the foundations for all of modern cosmology. At the beginning of the 20th century, most astronomers thought that our Universe was confined to the Milky Way Galaxy alone. However, Edwin Hubble's inspiration and perseverance in astronomical research proved otherwise. He discovered the existence of other galaxies and created a systematical classification for all galaxies. Additionally

  • Biography of Edwin Powell Hubble

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    exploration of the universe (Hubble, 1936). Edwin Powell Hubble was born in Marshfield, Missouri, USA on November 29 1889 but later moved to Chicago with his family, where he completed his post secondary education and obtained an undergraduate degree in mathematics and astronomy, from the University of Chicago. To fulfill his father’s wish, Hubble being a dutiful son, later went on to study law at Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship. Upon obtaining his law degree, Hubble successfully opened and

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