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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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Alexei Filippenko

Bigger telescopes
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Competing teams in the 1990s
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Dark energy
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

An expanding universe
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Hubble and the Copernican revolution
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Intrinsic luminosity
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

The inverse square law
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

IYA greeting
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT and one-minute expansion
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT: two teams in the 1990s (Part 1)
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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