cosmological principle


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cosmological principle

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(Astronomy) astronomy the theory that the universe is uniform, homogenous, and isotropic, and therefore appears the same from any position
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The currently accepted standard big bang model of the universe (BBU) stands on two bases, which are (1) Einstein's general relativity (GR) that describes the effect of matter on spacetime and (2) the cosmological principle (CP) of spacetime isotropy and homogeneity that generates the Friedmann-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker (FLRW) metric of spacetime [1-4].
These conditions of homogeneity and isotropy are the primary testable consequences of the cosmological principle, which states that the properties of the universe, viewed on a sufficiently large scale, are the same for all observers.
Nonetheless, finite disks could exist for the model k = 0 since this model which is based on cosmological principle applies on very large spatial scale (on scales of tens of Mpc and in the case, e.
It's not the theory that's a problem 6 it's the assumption of the cosmological principle," Clowes told Space Reporter.
Even though Western science removed humanity from the center of the universe, remnants of an anthropocentrism in which humanity plays an important role in the universe may be seen in the anthropic cosmological principle (Barrow & Tippler, 1986).
This means that the root fire is above all a sort of cosmological principle, a force, a continuous process.
Barrow, who coauthored the seminal 1986 book The Anthropic Cosmological Principle, the term "anthropic principle" was the brainchild of Brandon Carter.
I like to call it Life and Mind Bearing Principle, extending it even to what I call the Aesthetic Cosmological Principle.
I think the Anthropic Cosmological Principle brings us to an idea perhaps as old as humanity itself: that we are not at all just an accidental anomaly, the microscopic caprice of a tiny particle whirling in the endless depths of the universe.
He is already well known from his earlier book, The Anthropic Cosmological Principle, co-authored with John D.
The Cosmological Principle states that the Universe is spatially homogeneous and isotropic on sufficiently large scale [1-4] and [7].
In "Because 'Cause' Makes Sense: The Anthropic Principle and Quantum Cosmocausality," Ostrander offers a theistic cosmology based on two versions of the anthropic cosmological principle.