Hubble law


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Related to Hubble law: Hubble constant, redshift, Doppler effect
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Noun1.Hubble law - (astronomy) the generalization that the speed of recession of distant galaxies (the red shift) is proportional to their distance from the observer
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
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In the present study, a time-varying Hubble coefficient in the Euclidean framework is introduced assuming that the Hubble law observed in the LTD framework is still applicable in the Euclidean framework.
The Hubble Law combined with general relativity led to the model for the origin of the universe we now call the Big Bang.
A Hubble law relating distance to velocity under such circumstances amounts to little more than nonsense.

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