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Symmetry 2019, 11(1), 35; https://doi.org/10.3390/sym11010035

Reasons in Favor of a Hubble-Lemaître-Slipher’s (HLS) Law

Institute of Space Sciences (ICE/CSIC and IEEC), Campus UAB, Carrer de Can Magrans, s/n, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
Received: 27 November 2018 / Revised: 19 December 2018 / Accepted: 27 December 2018 / Published: 2 January 2019
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Based on historical facts, revisited from a present-day perspective, and on the documented opinions of the scientists involved in the discovery themselves, strong arguments are given in favor of a proposal to add prominent astronomer Vesto Slipher to the suggested addition of Georges Lemaître’s name to Hubble’s law on the expansion of the universe and thus eventually call it the Hubble–Lemaître–Slipher (HLS) law. View Full-Text
Keywords: universe expansion; cosmological distances; cosmological velocities; the concept of physical law universe expansion; cosmological distances; cosmological velocities; the concept of physical law
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Elizalde, E. Reasons in Favor of a Hubble-Lemaître-Slipher’s (HLS) Law. Symmetry 2019, 11, 35.

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