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What Is “The Principle,” Anyway?

The Copernican Principle The Copernican Principle states that the earth is not in any specially favored or central location. The Copernican Principle is a philosophical assumption of modern cosmology. In modern cosmology, it has been generalized, and related to the Cosmological Principle. Based on the Standard Model which is formulated using Einstein’s General Relativity, and specifically with the Friedman-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker (FLRW) metric, one can say that if one holds the Copernican […]

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