Edwin Hubble

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Astronomer

Astronomical objects discovered
 

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Date of death
1953-09-28
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In 1916, Hubble was invited to join the Mount Wilson staff once he received his doctorate, but his arrival there came only after the end of World War I. In October 1923, Hubble was able to identify a Cepheid variable star in the Andromeda nebula, and us (Details)
By his senior year in college Hubble was working as a laboratory assistant to physicist Robert A. Millikan. (Details)
In 1910 he won a Rhodes Scholarship to Queen's College, Oxford where he studied jurisprudence. (Details)
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His impact on science has been compared to that of Newton and Galileo.
Category
natural sciences and mathematics
Disciplines
astronomer
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henrietta swan leavitt influenced edwin powell hubble (Henrietta Swan Leavitt, influenced)
george gamow developed ideas of edwin powell hubble (George Gamow)
christian doppler work related to edwin powell hubble (Christian Doppler)
 

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Date of birth
1889-11-20
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Grace Burke (1924-02-26, Marriage)
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