anthropic principle(redirected from Strong anthropic principle)
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Related to Strong anthropic principle: Weak anthropic principle, Anthropic argument
Any of various hypotheses in theoretical physics asserting that human existence and the ability to observe the universe are necessary rather than contingent facts about the universe and must be considered when interpreting or theoretically constraining fundamental physical laws.
(Astronomy) astronomy the cosmological theory that the presence of life in the universe limits the ways in which the very early universe could have evolved