Hubble time


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Hubble time

See Hubble constant.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

Hubble time

[′həb·əl ‚tīm]
(astronomy)
The reciprocal of the Hubble constant.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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