An American astronomer of the twentieth century. Hubble was the first to show that there are galaxies beyond the Milky Way. He also discovered the red shift, thereby laying the foundation for the Big Bang theory. (See also Hubble Space Telescope.)
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Another American officer, Capt. Edwin Glenn, was convicted of cruelty in a non-fatal turn-of-the-century case in the Philippines.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Edwin Morris Kocurek is a hard-working and loyal employee,” said his first evaluation, obtained through an open-records request.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Edwin Edwards has been a governor, a congressman, and a federal prisoner.Last Hurrah for Iconic Louisiana Politician|Ben Jacobs|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The size and shape of Laniakea depend on the rate of cosmic expansion, which is described by the Hubble parameter.Laniakea: The Milky Way’s Place in the Heavens|Matthew R. Francis|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, unlike former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, McDonnell didn't try to portray himself as a loveable rogue.Virginia’s Ex-Governor Is a Political Crook For Our Times|Ben Jacobs|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.
Edwin Clayhanger invited me to go over the printing-works at half-past six, and it's twenty-five minutes to seven now.
She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.
Towards the evening of the same day, she had made herself quite sure that Edwin Clayhanger would call that night.
Edwin had to brace himself again, for an assault upon the fastness of the stationmaster.