Edwin Hubble Rank
About Edwin Hubble
Edwin Hubble was a renowned American astronomer who helped to establish many fields of study including ‘observational cosmology’, and ‘extragalactic astronomy’.
He was also one of the earliest scientists to explain that the objects, which were thought to be "nebulae", were galaxies formed above the Milky Way. He propounded lots of laws and schemes including Hubble sequence, and Hubble–Lemaître law.
- Virginia Lee Hubble (mother)
- John Powell Hubble (father)
- Grace Burke Sr. (Became his wife in 1924)
He attended the University of Chicago and continued at The Queen's College, Oxford.
- Newcomb Cleveland Prize (1924)
- Franklin Medal (1939)
- Legion of Merit (1946)
During his time in high school, he participated in a number of sporting events including football, athletics, and baseball.
The famous Hubble Space Telescope was named after him.
Edwin Hubble Rank
F.A.Q. about Edwin Hubble
When is his birthday?
Edwin Hubble's birthday is on November 20, 1889.
In how many days is his birthday?
Edwin's birthday is in 348 days
How old was Edwin when he died?
He was 63 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 28, 1953.
How old would he be today?
Edwin Hubble would be 132 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Edwin from?
He was born in Marshfield, Missouri, U.S..
Edwin Hubble's Popularity
Edwin Hubble was a famous American astronomer, who was born on November 20, 1889. As a person born on this date, Edwin Hubble is listed in our database as the 87th most popular celebrity for the day (November 20) and the 28th most popular for the year (1889).
People born on November 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Edwin Hubble is the 2535th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Edwin Hubble's birthday, Edwin Hubble is the 16615th most famous American.
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