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Hubble's constant

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A ratio expressing the rate of apparent expansion of the universe, equal to the velocity at which a typical galaxy is receding from Earth divided by its distance from Earth.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of Hubble constant.

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  • n. (cosmology) the ratio of the speed of recession of a galaxy (due to the expansion of the universe) to its distance from the observer; the Hubble constant is not actually a constant, but is regarded as measuring the expansion rate today

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Edwin Powell Hubble.

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