Based on historical facts, revisited from a present-day perspective, and on the documented opinions of the scientists involved in the discovery themselves, strong arguments are given in favor of a proposal to add prominent astronomer Vesto Slipher to the suggested addition of Georges Lemaître's name to Hubble's law on the expansion of the universe and thus eventually call it the Hubble-Lemaître-Slipher (HLS) law.
- Pub Date:
- January 2019
- Physics - History and Philosophy of Physics;
- Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
- 16 pages, no figures, to be published in Symmetry. arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1108.4864 by other authors