The Achievements of Edwin Hubble
When you hear the name "Hubble," you might think of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. But, decades before this telescope was built, Dr. Edwin Powell Hubble revolutionized the field of astronomy. This video looks at the life and work of this brilliant American astronomer for whom the Hubble Space Telescope is named.
Credit: ESA Hubble Videos; Hubblecast 89: Edwin Hubble; Directed by: Mathias Jäger; Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser; Written by: Rebecca Louise Davies, Georgia Blazon; Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa; Images: NASA, ESA/Hubble, Huntington Library, California Institute of Technology, Hans A. Rosbach, Jonathunder; Animations: NASA, ESA/Hubble; Music: zero-project; Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida; Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen
See also: Accelerating universe; Astronomical observatory; Astronomy; Big bang theory; Cepheid variables; Galaxy; Galaxy formation and evolution; Hubble Space Telescope; Hubble constant; Milky Way Galaxy; Star; Telescope; Universe
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