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Hubble's law

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Definición de Hubble's law en inglés:

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Astronomy
A law stating that the red shifts in the spectra of distant galaxies (and hence their speeds of recession) are proportional to their distance.
Example sentences
  • Next he talked a bit about Hubble's law; that the velocity at which a galaxy is moving is proportional to its distance away from us.
  • Doesn't that contradict Hubble's law, which states that distance is correlated with age?
  • One is the red shift of light coming from remote galaxies which is usually attributed to Doppler's effect and obeys Hubble's law.

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