Bethany Cobb: In Galileo's Footsteps, Edwin Hubble and the Reshaping of Our Universe
In Galileo’s Footsteps: Edwin Hubble and the Reshaping of Our Universe
Bethany Cobb, Ph.D., NSF Fellow, UC Berkeley
Learn about the great astronomy pioneer Edwin Hubble and how his use of a 100-inch telescope at the Mount Wilson Observatory in California not only resolved the “Great Debate” over the scale of the universe but also provided radical evidence that the universe is expanding.
MLF: Humanities/Science & TechnologyLocation: SF Club OfficeTime: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. programCost: $8 members, $15 non-membersProgram Organizer: George Hammond