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 (hŭb′əl), Edwin Powell 1889-1953.
American astronomer who discovered (1929) that the velocities of galaxies increase with distance.


(Biography) Edwin Powell. 1889–1953, US astronomer, noted for his investigations of nebulae and the recession of the galaxies


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Edwin Powell, 1889–1953, U.S. astronomer.
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Noun1.Hubble - United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)
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