Edwin Hubble

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.

Edwin Hubble
BornEdwin Powell Hubble
20 November 1889(1889-11-20)
Marshfield, Missouri, U.S.
Dee'd28 September 1953(1953-09-28) (aged 63)
San Marino, Californie, U.S.
ResidenceUnitit States
Alma materVarsity o Chicago
Varsity o Oxford
Kent forHubble sequence
AwairdsNewcomb Cleveland Prize 1924
Bruce Medal 1938
Franklin Medal 1939
Gowd Medal o the Ryal Astronomical Society 1940
Legion o Merit 1946
Scientific career
InstitutionsVarsity o Chicago
Moont Wilson Observatory
InfluencedAllan Sandage
SignaturEdwin Hubble signature.svg


  1. "Biography of Edwin Hubble (1889–1953)". NASA. Archived frae the original on 30 Juin 2011. Retrieved 21 Juin 2011.