Edwin Powell Hubble (November 20, 1889 – September 28, 1953) 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.
|Born||Edwin Powell Hubble|
20 November 1889
Marshfield, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||28 September 1953 (aged 63)|
San Marino, Californie, U.S.
|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
|Institutions||Varsity o Chicago|
Moont Wilson Observatory
- "Biography of Edwin Hubble (1889–1953)". NASA. Retrieved June 21, 2011.