The Etymology of “Nebula”, American Astronomer Edwin Hubble Calculating the Distances of Stars, German Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein’s Greatest Blunder, Belgian Priest Georges Lemaitre Developing the Theory of the Singularity, Hubble Proving Lemaitre’s Theory Correct, American Astronomer Cecilia Payne Discovering that 98% of the Universe is Hydrogen, Russian Physicist George Gamow and American Cosmologist Ralph Alpher’s Ylem Universe, Gamow’s Alpha, Beta, Gamma Joke, American Physicist Arno Penzias and American Physicist Robert Wilson’s Discovery of Background Radiation Helping to Prove the Big Bang Theory, and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) Annual Experiments and How the Technology Works

Every single star observable with the naked eye is within the Milky Way Galaxy. Galaxies are referred to as “nebula” because the term means “cloud” or “mist” in Latin. Edwin Hubble was the first person to notice the variability in a stars brightness and from this he was able to work out the distance to that star from Earth, making Hubble the first person to do not only that but also to figure out how far the nearest Andromeda Galaxy is. Albert Einstein didn’t believe the implications of his own ...

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