Hubble is Born

On this date, Nov. 20, 1889, astronomer Edwin Hubble was born at Marshfield, Mo. Hubble helped change our understanding of the universe by proving the existence of other galaxies besides our own. For his contributions to astronomy, the Hubble Space Telescope—which allowed astronomers to see farther into space than ever before—was deployed in 1990 bearing his name.


Edwin Hubble died Sept. 28, 1953.


  1. Awesome! Keep up the good work, Edwin Hubble!…Wait…you’re dead…but still.I love space and sci-fi movies.

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