Edwin Hubble – Homepage

“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)


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Our site explores 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.

at the telescope

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 honor.

News: December 17th 2015 A stunning new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the detail behind HH 24 – more than 1000 light years away.  It looks almost like a lightsaber!

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Photo Credit – ESA/NASA

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