Edwin Hubble is famous for a number of discoveries that are well known to amateur and professional astronomers, students and the general public. The origins of these discoveries are examined and it is demonstrated that, in each case, a great deal of supporting evidence was already in place. In some cases the discoveries had either already been made, or competing versions were not adopted for complex scientific and sociological reasons.
Origins of the Expanding Universe: 1912-1932
- Pub Date:
- April 2013
- Physics - History and Philosophy of Physics;
- Astrophysics - Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics
- Refereed contribution to the proceedings of "Origins of the Expanding Universe: 1912-1932", M. J. Way &