The lecture will consider the legacy of both Edwin Hubble and the Space Telescope that bears his name - from Hubble's discovery of the expanding universe to the observations made by the Hubble Space Telescope that have, over the last two decades, given us new insights into our Universe.
Ian Morison is an astronomer and astrophysicist who served as the 35th Gresham Professor of Astronomy.
|Edwin Powell Hubble and the Expanding Universe
A collection of eBooks, lectures and documentary films related to Edwin Hubble (1889-1953), an American astronomer who played a crucial role in establishing the field of extragalactic astronomy.
|400 Years of the Telescope
This lecture coincides with the 400th anniversary of the first use of a telescope to observe the heavens by Galileo Galilei in 1609.
|Hunting the Edge of Space
This is a two-part PBS documentary examining how a simple instrument, the telescope, has fundamentally changed our understanding of our place in the universe.
|Hubble Space Telescope
A documentary film to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and beautiful images from the Hubble Space Telescope.
|Survey of Astronomy
We'll explore the Sun, the planets, the many other objects found in the Solar System, stars and galaxies, dark matter, dark energy, the fate of the universe, and the possibility of extraterrestrial life.