Edwin Hubble

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Edwin Hubble
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Born Edwin Powell Hubble
20 November 1889(1889-11-20)
Marshfield, Missouri, U.S.
Died 28 September 1953(1953-09-28) (aged 63)
San Marino, Californie, U.S.
Residence Unitit States
Naitionality American
Alma mater Varsity o Chicago
Varsity o Oxford
Kent for Hubble sequence
Awairds Newcomb Cleveland Prize 1924
Bruce Medal 1938
Franklin Medal 1939
Gowd Medal o the Ryal Astronomical Society 1940
Legion o Merit 1946
Scientific career
Fields Astronomy
Institutions Varsity o Chicago
Moont Wilson Observatory
Influenced Allan Sandage
Signatur Edwin Hubble signature.svg

Edwin Powell Hubble (November 20, 1889 – September 28, 1953)[1] was an American astronomer who played a crucial role in establishing the field o extragalactic astronomy an is generally regairdit as ane o the maist important observational cosmologists o the 20t century.

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  1. "Biography of Edwin Hubble (1889–1953)". NASA. Retrieved June 21, 2011.