Definition of Hubble, Edwin Powell in US English:

Hubble, Edwin Powell

proper noun

  • (1889–1953), US astronomer. He studied galaxies and devised a classification scheme for them. In 1929, he proposed what is now known as Hubble's law with its constant of proportionality (Hubble's constant). The Hubble Space Telescope, deployed in space in 1990, is named for him.


Hubble, Edwin Powell