EDITED BY: Nick Gale, Spring 2014

Edwin Powell Hubble
(November 20, 1889 – September 28, 1953)
Edwin Powell Hubble was the first man to show that there are other galaxies beyond our own. He is also known for Hubble’s Law, his discovery that Redshift increases with distance, and his contribution to the expansion of the big bang theory.



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picture of Edwin Hubble
picture of Edwin Hubble












http://asd.gsfc.nasa.gov/archive/hubble/overview/hubble_bio.html

This is the best link I found. Its short, Easy to read and it provides a great general overview of his accomplishments and contributions to the field of Astronomy.

Author: Phil Newman

Last updated: February 6th 2012

Reviewed 5/15/14

Very accurate when cross checked with other sources, And coming from NASA the information is very credible.

Easy to read and very clear, suitable for High school students. If you needed to study for a test on Edwin Hubble and you only had five minutes, this is the link for you.




Edwin Powell Hubble - The Man Who Discovered The cosmos.




Edwin Powell Hubble
Edwin Powell Hubble









http://www.spacetelescope.org/about/history/the_man_behind_the_name/

This is the website of the Hubble space telescope .It is a very complete resource, The info on Edwin Hubble goes a little bit more into Edwin Hubble "The man" not just Edwin Hubble "The Astronomer".

Project manager: Lars Holm Nielsen

DATE REVIEWED: 5/15/14

Site is accurate when cross checked with other credible resources. The site mainly consists of information on the Hubble space telescope, However the information on Edwin Hubble talks about more than just his accomplishments as an astronomer.


This site exhibits clear concise information on Edwin Hubble suitable for a High School Student.


A Science Odyssey- Edwin Hubble



http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/bahubb.html


A very short somewhat muddled biography of Edwin Hubble, The site does contain links within the paragraphs on the topics discussed.

site is owned by PBS (Public Broadcasting Service)

reviewed on 5/1914

Dates, Locations and accomplishments are accurate when crosschecked with other reliable sources.

Information on the site is presented in a somewhat haphazard way. However the site does a good job of providing links within the paragraphs on the information discussed. This site is suitable for a college student.




Edwin Hubble: The Great Synthesizer Revealing the breadth and birth of the universe



http://www.exploratorium.edu/origins/hubble/people/edwin.html



This site provides a general overview of Edwin Hubble and his work. it contains a few links within the paragraphs on topics related to him. it also contains a number of quotes and more info on his potential as a boxer.

Author: Liza Gross

Reviewed 5/19/14

The site contains accurate information on Edwin Hubble's work and accomplishments but does not provide a lot of dates.

The site is easy to read and provides the standard information on Hubble plus a couple quotes not included in a lot of other sites.Provides a little more information on his potential as a boxer. This site is suitable for a High school student.




Edwin Powell Hubble Quotes


http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/edwin_powell_hubble.html

This site has a few of Edwin Hubble's more famous quotes


Edwin Powell Hubble. (n.d.). BrainyQuote.com. Retrieved May 19, 2014, from BrainyQuote.com Web site: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/edwin_powell_hubble.html Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/citation/quotes/authors/e/edwin_powell_hubble.html#zTRckkcgmyaysTgZ.99

reviewed 5/19/14


Quotes from the site are accurate when cross checked with quotes from other credible sites.

Great resource, extremely easy to read. the site even provides a citation link that sites in either apa, mla or Chicago type formats. suitable for all grade levels.





Australia Telescope Outreach and Education

http://outreach.atnf.csiro.au/education/senior/cosmicengine/hubble.html

AUTHOR:
Various CSIRO staff

LAST UPDATED:
February 29, 2012

DATE REVIEWED:
April 20, 2012

ABOUT THIS SITE:
This site is for ages 14+. This link discuses Edwin Hubble’s work and his discoveries. This site is easy to navigate. On the homepage there is a search bar that can be used to find the information you are looking for. The information on the page is well written and expands on Hubble’s work in a way that many other sites do not.


Alibris: Edwin Hubble

http://www.alibris.com/booksearch?S=R&wauth=Edwin+Hubble&cm_mmc=sem-_-google-_-authors-_-na&Mkwid=sYyQajGvo&mcid=6522241164&adwordsid=1069455620

AUTHOR:
Various authors

LAST UPDATED:
Updated daily

DATE REVIEWED:
April 20,2012

ABOUT THIS SITE:
This is a site for anyone with a debit/credit card. On this site you can find and purchase books written by and about Edwin Hubble. It is very easy to navigate you just have to use the search bar.





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www.findingdulcinea.com/features/profiles/h/edwin-hubble.html



Nasa: Edwin Hubble

http://apod.nasa.gov/diamond_jubilee/1996/sandage_hubble.html

AUTHOR:
Allan Sandage

LAST UPDATED:
Unknown, Article written in 1986.

DATE REVIEWED:
April 25, 2012

ABOUT THIS SITE:
This site is for someone with a high school reading level or higher. This website contains an incredibly detailed account of Edwin Hubble’s work, theories, and his influence on astronomical discovery. The article also contains references to prove its validity. This is a perfect source to learn about Hubble’s work.


Edwin Hubble: Biography

http://www.biography.com/people/edwin-hubble-9345936?page=1

AUTHOR:
Biography.com

LAST UPDATED:
2011

DATE REVIEWED:
April 25, 2012

ABOUT THIS SITE:
This site is for ages 10+. This contains a detailed account of Edwin Hubble’s life, including his family, education, and discoveries. The site is a little cluttered but still easy to navigate thanks to the search bar at the top of the page.




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http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/hst/about/edwin.html