Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953

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Dates:
Birth 1889-11-20
Death 1953-09-28
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Edwin Powell Hubble, American observational astronomer, Chairman of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories Research Committee. In 1938, Hubble was elected Trustee of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

From the description of Papers of Edwin Powell Hubble, 1900-1989. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122551882

Astronomer (extragalactic astronomy and cosmology). Researcher, Yerkes Observatory, 1914-1917; on the staff of Mt. Wilson and Palomar Observatories from 1919; and chief ballistician and director, Supersonic Wind Tunnels Laboratory, Ballistic Research Laboratory, U.S. War Department, 1942-1946.

From the description of Selected papers [microform], 1900-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80923392

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Subjects:

  • Astrophysics--History--Sources
  • Astronomy--Research
  • Astronomy--Observations
  • Astrophysics--History
  • Cosmography
  • Space sciences--Research
  • Galaxies
  • Cosmology
  • Astronomers--Archives
  • Scientists--Archives
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science

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  • Astronomers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)