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He argued for the then-standard view that the Milky Way was much smaller than Shapley supposed.
Shapley, who was in his 30s and considered a rising star in the field, went first.
Shapley put this fact to use just a few years later, measuring distances to Cepheids within globular clusters of stars to figure out the sun’s position in the Milky Way.
That sparkling pocket watch was the Milky Way, and at the time Shapley wrote this, astronomers were just beginning to conceive that anything at all might lie beyond it.
Shapley built on work by Henrietta Leavitt, one of a group of women “computers” at Harvard University who pored over photographic plates capturing the night sky.
The New York Times' Catherine Rampell recounts Shapley's work from way back (at least for me) in the 1950s.
Allied to the preceding hypothesis is Shapley's nebular hypothesis.Climatic Changes|Ellsworth Huntington
Presently the car turned into the gravelled drive, and Hugh found himself at Shapley.
Until six o'clock he waited, when, in blank despair, he mounted beside Mead again and drove back to Shapley Manor.
On his return to Shapley he found Louise and Mrs. Bond sitting together in the charming, old-world drawing-room.
If the police suspect that Henfrey is at Shapley, then they'll visit the place and have a decided haul.