Today we proudly continue ‘Discovering Mount Wilson’ with Chapter seven of our series, celebrating the most iconic item on the mountain, the magnificent 100-inch telescope - the largest operating telescope in the world between 1917 and 1949. [caption id="attachment_7251" align="alignright" width="300"] Founder George Ellery Hale, conferring...

Image caption: Edwin Hubble seated at Mount Wilson Observatory 100-inch ‘Hooker’ telescope.  Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library.In Chapter nine of our series ‘Discovering Mount Wilson,’ we continue showcasing the discoveries made with the 100-inch telescope,...