Science: Nebular Knowledge

On a long-exposure plate Mt. Wilson Observatory's Edwin Powell Hubble lately found a streak of light which was subsequently identified by other telescope men as an asteroid, one of some 1,400 small planets between Mars and Jupiter. It was a remarkable asteroid in that its orbit was more steeply inclined (39°) to the general plane of planetary revolution than any other except one (43°). But it seemed odd for Dr. Hubble, of all astronomers, to be making such a discovery, for the realm in which he usually works is so distant that the asteroids...

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