anthropic principle

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anthropic principle

noun

Definition of ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE

:  either of two principles in cosmology:
a :  conditions that are observed in the universe must allow the observer to exist —called also weak anthropic principle
b :  the universe must have properties that make inevitable the existence of intelligent life —called also strong anthropic principle

First Known Use of ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE

1974

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