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Noun: Edwin Hubble
  1. 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)
    - Hubble, Edwin Powell Hubble

Type of: astrophysicist

Encyclopedia: Edwin Hubble