Asked in Big Bang Theory (scientific model)
What experiments was done on the big bang theory?
May 03, 2013 1:17PM
Edwin Hubble, using the Hubble telescope, is credited with the discovery that the distances to far away galaxies were generally proportional to their redshifts (as in the doppler effect); an idea which was originally predicted by Lemaître in 1927. Hubble's observation was taken to indicate that all very distant galaxies and clusters have an apparent velocity directly away from our vantage point: the farther away, the higher the apparent velocity.
Other supportive evidence for the big bang Theory - Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation has been discovered and it is suggested that this has been left over from the Big Bang and galactic clusters are still moving away from each other at an ever increasing acceleration.