Hubble, Edwin Hubble, Edwin Powell Hubble(noun)
United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)
derived from the Norman French given name Hubald.
The astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble.
The Hubble Space Telescope.
Origin: After Edwin Powell Hubble, American astronomer
Hubble is a lunar crater that lies very near the east-northeastern limb of the Moon. At this location it is viewed almost from the side from Earth, and the visibility of this feature is affected by libration. It lies to the north of the Mare Marginis and northeast of the crater Cannon. About one crater diameter to the north-northeast is Lyapunov. The rim of this crater is worn and eroded, and it has a somewhat irregular edge in places. The inner wall is wider along the western side, where the rim has a slight outward bulge. The most intact portion of the rim lies along the eastern side, and the inner wall of this face is visible from the Earth. The interior floor has been resurfaced by basaltic lava, giving it a lower albedo than the surrounding terrain. It is, however, not quite as dark as the lunar mare to the south. This surface is relatively level and featureless, with only a few tiny craterlets. It lacks a central peak, but a pair of small craterlets lies near the midpoint.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hub′l, n. (Scot.) an uproar: a heap, as of work: (U.S.) a lump.—adj. Hub′bly.
The numerical value of hubble in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of hubble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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With the eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope we have seen that the House of God is the House of Chaos!
We don’t have time machines, but we do have these images that allows us to look at other areas of other galaxies, hubble’s images serve as a very powerful time machine that can almost allow you to look at the beginning of time.
Hubble has completely transformed our view of the universe, revealing the true beauty and richness of the cosmos, this vista of starry fireworks and glowing gas is a fitting image for our celebration of 25 years of amazing Hubble science.
When we can build something like the Hubble telescope and fathom images of this vast cosmos of which we are a part, it really gives pause to wonder what and who we are within a larger framework than linear adventures at the shopping mall and taxes.
They’ll be talking about Hubble 500 years from now, hubble is like our modern-day Copernicus. With the new higher-definition images, a whole new generation of people can intimately share the wonders of Hubble’s discoveries. It’s the people’s telescope.
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