"At the last dim horizon, we search among ghostly errors of
observations for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial. The
search will continue. The urge is older than history. It is not
satisfied and it will not be oppressed."
- Edwin Powell Hubble (1889-1953)
Welcome to edwinhubble.com,
a site exploring the life of the man who was first to show that the universe is expanding, and is considered
by many to be the father of observational cosmology.
In addition to biographical
information and resources, we have included a gallery of photographs taken
from the Hubble Space Telescope, which was so named in Edwin Hubble's
June 4th, 2002 Astronomers Michael Brown and
Chadwick Trujillo discovered
a new world beyond Pluto using the Hubble Space Telescope.