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Hubble's View of Galaxies Near and Far

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

Hubble's View of Galaxies Near and Far

Taught by Professor David M. Meyer | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Hubble's image of the nearby galaxy NGC 3370 includes many faint galaxies in the background, exemplifying the telescope's mission to establish an accurate distance scale to galaxies near and far—along with the related expansion rate of the universe. Discover how Hubble's success has led to the concept of dark energy.

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