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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.
 

Enjoy these insightful and educational video clips drawn from over 70 hours of interviews with the world's leading figures in astronomy, shot during the filming of 400 Years of the Telescope.

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Kyle Cudworth

Moving out of Chicago
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

Mr. Yerkes
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

Observatory directors
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

History of Yerkes Observatory
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

Yerkes Observatory and southwest mountain tops
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Christophe Dumas

Adaptive optics and exoplanets
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Galileo: my astronomical hero
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Detecting exosolar planets
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Exoplanet formation
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Ground-based vs. space-based observatories
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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