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  • Edwin Hubble was born

    Edwin Hubble was born
    Edwin Hubble was an American astronomer who was born November 20, 1889 in Missouri.
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  • Earns Phd in Astronomy

    Earns Phd in Astronomy
    He returned to astronomy at the Yerkes Observatory of the University of Chicago, where he earned a PhD in 1917 with a dissertation entitled "Photographic Investigations of Faint Nebulae".
  • Marries Grace Burke

    Marries Grace Burke
    Edwin Hubble and Grace Burke got married in Pasadena, California.
  • Milky Way

    Milky Way
    Edwin Hubble made a huge impact on astronomy, and science in general, by demonstrating that other galaxies besides our own Milky Way existed. Hubble’s discoveries which were announced in 1925 changed our view of the universe.
  • Universe Expanding

    Universe Expanding
    Einstein admitted his mistake in 1929 when Edwin Hubble showed that distant galaxies were, indeed, receding from the earth, and the further away they were,the faster they were moving. He discovered the universe was expanding.
  • Discovers Asteroid #1373 called Cincinnati

    Discovers Asteroid #1373 called Cincinnati
    Hubble discovered the asteroid 1373, Cincinnati on August 30, 1935. He also wrote the Observational approach to Cosmology.
  • WWII

    From 1942 to 1946 he served in the Army during WWII.
  • Hale Telescope completed

    Hale Telescope completed
    The 48inch Schmidt telescope is completed and for many years it would be the largest Schmidt telescope in the world. Hubble's was the first to use it.
  • Edwin Hubble died

    Edwin Hubble died
    Edwin Hubble died September 28, 1953 in California. He will forever be remembered.