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James Cox, Longwood UniversityFollow

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Chemistry and Physics

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Poster

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Hubble’s Law relates the distance and velocity of receding galaxies using a constant known as the Hubble Constant. This lab activity calculated the Hubble Constant and approximated the age of the universe using publicly available data, using Edwin Hubble’s original principles.

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Physics 223 Poster: Hubble Law

Hubble’s Law relates the distance and velocity of receding galaxies using a constant known as the Hubble Constant. This lab activity calculated the Hubble Constant and approximated the age of the universe using publicly available data, using Edwin Hubble’s original principles.