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antoniseb
2007-Jul-11, 04:01 PM
Which Hubble is the most famous?

01101001
2007-Jul-11, 04:17 PM
Which Hubble is the most famous?

Not that it matters, but Google sees results:

carl-hubble: about 443
edwin-hubble: about 286,000
hubble-telescope: about 961,000


But... carl-hubbell: about 62,600

pumpkinpie
2007-Jul-11, 04:19 PM
Which Hubble is the most famous?

According to whom? By what standards?

When I hear or read "Hubble" out of context, I'm equally as likely to think of Edwin as I am the telescope. However, I hardly ever hear or read the word out of context. Since I'm deep into astronomy by work and by play every day, I come across Hubble quite frequently. Most of the time it's the telescope, but not infrequently it's Edwin. If I had to put a numerical value on it, I'd guess it's 2:1.

antoniseb
2007-Jul-11, 04:25 PM
The Google results might be telling, but my coworkers mostly seem to know about Carl Hubble's exploits, but don't know the astronomer's first name.

Jeff Root
2007-Jul-11, 05:01 PM
What sort of thing would I need to do to have heard of Carl Hubbell?

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis

antoniseb
2007-Jul-11, 05:05 PM
Thanks for spelling it right. You'd probably be a baseball fan from some years ago, or be someone who like baseball statistics.

01101001
2007-Jul-11, 05:15 PM
What sort of thing would I need to do to have heard of Carl Hubbell?

The Official Site of Carl Hubbell (http://www.carlhubbell.com)

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Hmm... this dang new software that figures out decent label text for URLs stepped on my punchline. I wanted to say c a r l h u b b e l l . c o m (without the spaces) and link it. To me that's a funny answer to Jeff's question. I know -- not to any of you. Grumble...

Maksutov
2007-Jul-11, 05:27 PM
Then there's Pvt. Luanne Hubbl (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081918/fullcredits), who hardly gets any hits at all, despite being a virtuoso with the rifle.

Jeff Root
2007-Jul-11, 05:55 PM
What sort of thing would I need to do to have heard of Carl Hubbell?
c a r l h u b b e l l . c o m (without the spaces)
Y'mean, like, give him a phonecarl?

Yeah, that's pretty sappy, all right. :P

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis

George
2007-Jul-11, 07:13 PM
So where are these in the overall spectrum, say between Clyde Kadittlehopper and Neal Armstrong?

Maksutov
2007-Jul-11, 08:54 PM
So where are these in the overall spectrum, say between Clyde Kadittlehopper and Neal Armstrong?Yellow. But not dwarfs.

George
2007-Jul-11, 09:28 PM
Yellow. But not dwarfs. I know Neal certainly wasn't yellow, but I thought he was a bit short. ;) Clyde was definetly red, of course.

[Oops, my name research failed me.... it is Clem Kadiddlehopper (http://sooner-shadow.tripod.com/sooner_shadows_otr_008.htm). ]

Maksutov
2007-Jul-12, 04:35 AM
I know Neal certainly wasn't yellow, but I thought he was a bit short. ;) Clyde was definetly red, of course.

[Oops, my name research failed me.... it is Clem Kadiddlehopper (http://sooner-shadow.tripod.com/sooner_shadows_otr_008.htm). ]Thought I'd let that go, since perhaps you knew more about Red Skelton's characters than I did.

But I'm sure Neil would object!

:)

George
2007-Jul-12, 12:21 PM
Thought I'd let that go, since perhaps you knew more about Red Skelton's characters than I did.I wasn't a big fan, but I always like that name.


But I'm sure Neil would object! :) :o I know too many Neals, I suppose.

Neil Armstrong it is.