Was Pluto discovered by a Hubble telescope?

Answer The Hubble telescope was not involved in the discovery of the dwarf planet Pluto. The American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930, decades before the existence of the Hubble tele... Read More »

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Who discovered Neptune,& in what year?

After Uranus was discovered in 1871, the existence of Neptune was suspected due to the affect of its gravity on Uranus. John C. Adams estimated its location in 1843, and in 1846 Johann G. Galle fou... Read More »

What year was the neutron discovered?

Sir James Chadwick, an English physicist, discovered the neutron in 1932. Lord Ernest Rutherford had theorized that neutral particles existed in atoms in 1920. Chadwick proved this by expanding and... Read More »

In what year were the first galaxies discovered?

According to Students for the Exploration and Development of Space website, the Milky Way and two adjacent galaxies were first identified in prehistoric times. The first dated discovery, however, m... Read More »

What year were quarks discovered?

The concept of a quark, a subatomic particle, was first developed by American scientist Murray Gell-Mann in 1964. The existence of quarks was then proven in laboratory studies over the next 10 year... Read More »