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In 1923, Edwin Hubble began the manual process of photographing the Andromeda Nebula. He spent many nights at the Hooker telescope collecting data and discovered that Andromeda was not a cluster of stars in our own galaxy but in fact a separate galaxy. Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World, Episode 1, premieres Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10/9c.
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Meet the brilliant minds throughout history, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble, responsible for creating the telescope. Today, their invention allows humanity to reach the furthest limits of seeing – 13 billion light-years out. Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World, Episode 1, premieres Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10/9c.