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  • Contributor is exactly "Hubble, Edwin, 1889-1953"

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Following military service in World War I, Edwin Hubble accepted a position at Mount Wilson Observatory. His discoveries there included proving that nebulae were galaxies rather than simple clouds of gas and dust. His greatest discovery was that all…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0031-PhotoNGC3596-B18-F-Hubble1920.jpg
In the 1920s, astronomer Edwin Hubble corresponded with astronomer Edwin Emerson Barnard to seek his expert advice on stellar photography. This photograph of the spiral galaxy NGC 3596 in the constellation Leo was taken by Hubble on February 16,…
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