The Scale of the Universe Debate in 1996

Spiral Galaxy M100: How Far Away?
Picture Credit: Wendy L. Freedman (Obs. Carn. Inst. Wash.),
Hubble Space Telescope, NASA

Gustav Tammann and Sidney van den Bergh


"The Scale of the Universe" - the Value of Hubble's Constant

Moderator: John Bahcall

Introductory Lectures: Virginia Trimble and Owen Gingerich

All About the 1996 Debate

The Astronomical Debate Home Page lists information about the Great Debate in 1920, also titled "The Scale of the Universe", and the The Distance Scale to Gamma-Ray Bursts debate in 1995. Questions should be directed to
NASA is thanked for providing computer support for this educational venture.
A Turn of the Millennium Astronomical Debate