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EDWIN HUBBLE
EDWIN HUBBLE
USA (1889 - 1953)
Edwin Powell Hubble profoundly changed astronomers' understanding of the nature of the universe by demonstrating the existence of other galaxies besides the Milky Way. He also discovered that the degree of redshift observed in light coming from a galaxy increased in proportion to the distance of that galaxy from the Milky Way. This became known as Hubble's law, and would help establish that the universe is expanding.
 

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The Explorer - October 7, 2009
Tucson, ARIZONA — Kitt Peak invites the public to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy during a special "Meteor Mania" program on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Fox News - October 7, 2009
Washington, DC — The Obamas hosted an event of a different kind on Wednesday night at the White House as they welcomed dozens of local middle school students to Astronomy Night.

El Defensor Chieftan - October 7, 2009
Magdalena Ridge, NEW MEXICO — To celebrate the International Year of Astronomy, the Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge have planned an out-of-this-world event.

The Gov Monitor - October 7, 2009
Washington, DC — The White House has announced that on Wednesday, after honoring 13 of the nation’s top innovators and inventors, President Obama will host an Astronomy Night on the White House South Lawn.

Space Daily - October 7, 2009
London, ENGLAND — Some of the UK's finest astronomers have taken a break from their star gazing to become stars themselves of an exciting new photography exhibition by acclaimed photographer Max Alexander.

Pekin Daily Times - October 6, 2009
Pekin, ILLINOIS — Astronaut and Pekin native Scott Altman will be featured in “Hubble’s Amazing Rescue,” an episode of “NOVA” scheduled to air Oct. 13 on PBS.

The GalileoMobile Starts Its South American Voyage:
SpaceRef - October 6, 2009
Antofagasta, CHILE — This week marks the beginning of the GalileoMobile Project, a two-month expedition to bring the wonder and excitement of astronomy to young people in Chile, Bolivia and Peru.

White House to Throw Star Party
Space.com - October 6, 2009
Washington, DC — United States President Barack Obama will welcome skywatchers to the White House Wednesday for an evening of stargazing with the First Family.

Astro art lives long and prospers
Columbia Daily Spectator - October 5, 2009
New York, NEW YORK — Outer space has landed on Columbia.

Southtown Star - October 5, 2009
Homer Glen, ILLINOIS — Lovers of astronomy once again are invited to Homer Township.

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