How observations of distant galaxies unlocked the secrets to the origin of the universe and confirmed a central claim of Christianity facebook.comDennis Rasmussen. ■ Dennis Rasmussen / Contributed In 1923 and 1929, astronomer Edwin Hubble made several startling discoveries. Peering through the Hooker Telescope at Mount Wilson, at the time the most powerful in the world, he observed that other galaxies, beyond the Milky Way, existed, that the universe was expanding, and that it was cooling down. These observations completely rewrote cosmology (the study of the origin of the universe). They also forced the most brilliant man of his age, Albert Einstein, to admit that he was wrong for believing what
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