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The Realm of the Nebulae

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The Realm of the Nebulae by Edwin Hubble
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No modern astronomer made a more profound contribution to our understanding of the cosmos than did Edwin Hubble, who first conclusively demonstrated that the universe is expanding. Basing his theory on the observation of the change in distanct galaxies, called red shift, Hubble showed that this is a Doppler effect, or alteration in the wavelength of light, resulting from the rapid motion of celestial objects away from Earth. In 1935, Hubble described his principal observations and conclusions in the Silliman lectures at Yale University. These lectures were published the following year as "The Realm of the Nebulae," which quickly became a classic work.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1936
Author
Contributor
Foreword by James Gunn
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Yale University Press
Pages
260
Dimensions
140x216x15
ISBN-13
9780300025002
Product ID
1821852

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