Edwin Hubble, The Discoverer of the Big Bang Universe

Edwin Hubble, The Discoverer of the Big Bang Universe

by Alexander S. Sharov, Igor D. Novikov
     
 

The first complete account of the scientific life and work of the great American astronomer Edwin Hubble.See more details below

Overview

The first complete account of the scientific life and work of the great American astronomer Edwin Hubble.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521416177
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the English edition; Preface to the Russian edition; Part I. Life and Work: 1. Choosing the way; 2. On the threshold of great achievements; 3. The island universe; 4. The red-shift predecessors; 5. The law bearing his name; 6. Recognition; 7. Civil duty; 8. Hopes crushed; Part II. Hubble's Work Continued: 9. Distances to galaxies and the Hubble constant; 10. Current and future research projects; 11. The discovery of the hot universe; 12. Explosion; Chronology of Edwin Hubble's life and work; Bibliography of Hubble's publications; References; Indexes.

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