Solution competition WATCH INTERNATIONAL 3/2011

Date — 26 October, 2011

Share:

The Mystery person was:

Edwin Powell Hubble
( 20. November 1889 in Marshfield, Missouri; † 28. September 1953 in San Marino, California)

Mr. Edwin Powell Hubble was a famous Us American Astronomer.
Hubble studied Physics and astronomies in Chicago and graduated in 1910 with a Bachelor of Science. After he left the USA to make his Master in Law in Oxford. After this he returned to the US.
He profoundly changed the understanding of the universe by confirming the existence of galaxies which were different than our own. Today we know it as “The Milky Way”. He also kept in mind, the idea that the degree of “Doppler shift” which means, specifically “redshift” observed in the light spectra from other galaxies increased in proportion to a particular galaxy’s distance from Earth. This relationship became known as the Hubble’s law. The Doppler shift interpretation of the observed redshift had been proposed earlier by Vesto Slipher, whose data Hubble used to create his own Law.

After Hubble survived a Heart attack he died September 28, 1953, in San Marino, California at the age of 63, because of a stroke. There was no official Funeral

Congratulation to our winners:

1.
Jennifer Bostic, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, USA

2. – 6.
Hugo Aebersold, 3006 Bern, Switzerland
Raymond Bausch, L-2178 Luxembourg
Erich Blomeier, D-42281 Wuppertal, Germany
Tomislav Kraljik, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Cherry Osborne, Palmerston North, New Zealand

7. – 10.
Lee Ka Sion, Hong Kong
Nils Lefenda, A-1140 Wien, Austria
Daniel Anglada Pastrana, Madrid 28014, Spain
Joachim Schlüter, D-79183 Waldkirch, Germany

—The Watch Magazine from IWC Schaffhausen

Subscribe

Explore More Articles
IWC INAUGURATES THIRD ITALIAN BOUTIQUE IN THE HEART OF MILAN’S HIGH-FASHION DISTRICT

IWC Schaffhausen has inaugurated its third Italian boutique at Via Montenapoleone 1, in the heart of Milan’s luxury shopping area. Read Article

IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN SUPPORTS SCHOOL FOR UNDER-PRIVILEGED THAI YOUTH

IWC Schaffhausen and the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation today inaugurated a new educational garden and media laboratory at the Hospitality & Catering Training Centre (HCTC) in Mae Sot in north-west Thailand. Read Article

IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN HONOURS LEGENDARY RACING DRIVER RUDOLF CARACCIOLA

Schaffhausen, 16 June 2016 – To mark the start of the Rallye Passione Caracciola, IWC Schaffhausen is proud to present two special editions from the Ingenieur watch family. Read Article

SPORTY, ELEGANT AND MAHOGANY RED: IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN HONOURS BOESCH WITH A SPECIAL EDITION

IWC Schaffhausen honours the tradition, craftsmanship and dynamic innovation of Swiss boatbuilder Boesch with a second special edition. Read Article