Astrophysics (index)

Isotropy

(Statistical Isotropy)
(uniformity in all directions)

Isotropy means uniformity in all directions. This is an assumption made about space, i.e., the universe which is one of the assumptions of the Cosmological Principle, in turn an assumption of the Big Bang theory.

The opposite of isotropy is Anisotropy.


(mathematics,cosmology)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isotropy

Referenced by:
Anisotropy
Cosmological Principle

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