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# Is Earth the Center of the Universe?

Is Earth the Center of the Universe?
• ## The universe is infinite

Due to the fact that the universe is infinitely expanding (Hawking), any point in the universe is hence force the center. If you take a square and extend each side infinitely, any point is any point on the square. The same applies for the universe and Earth. So, any point in the Universe is the center.

• ## Absolutely absolutely absolutely

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• ## Yep yeppity yep it is

The center is defined as the mid point. The midpoint is a point that is equal distance from both sides. Infinity divided by two is infinity. The universe is infinite. The Earth is inside of the universe. The Earth is at one of the infinite points in the universe. Thus it is the center of the universe.

• ## Yes it is

The definition of center is the point that is equally far away from both ends of a given space, since the universe in infinite, the earth is just as far away from the end of the universe at any point of it as any other point, which is, infinite, so, yes it is, and so is everything else.

• ## That doesn't make any sense.

Space is constantly expanding outward, so there is likely a center (I believe in the Big Bang theory.) Wherever that is, it probably isn't Earth.
How would it make any sense that Earth is the center anyways?
In fact, there might not be a center. An infinite universe could mean NO center at all, because it would have to be limited in some way for there to be a center at all.

• ## From man's perspective, yes.

Mentally and emotionally the Earth is most certainly the "center of the universe." However, physically speaking it is highly unlikely that Earth is at the center of the universe since the universe is incredibly massive. But contrary to popular belief, the universe can't be infinite since there is much evidence supporting the Big Bang which is a theory that is completely incompatible with an infinite universe.

• ## Where is the center of the universe?

According to the standard theories of cosmology, the universe started with a "Big Bang" about 14 thousand million years ago and has been expanding ever since. Yet there is no centre to the expansion; it is the same everywhere. The Big Bang should not be visualised as an ordinary explosion.

The center of the Universe is a concept that lacks a coherent definition in modern astronomy; according to standard cosmological theories on the shape of the Universe, it has no center.

Historically, the center of the Universe had been believed to be a number of locations. Many mythological cosmologies included an axis mundi, the central axis of a flat Earth that connects the Earth, heavens, and other realms together. In the 4th century BCE Greece, the geocentric model was developed based on astronomical observation, proposing that the center of the Universe lies at the center of a spherical, stationary Earth, around which the sun, moon, planets, and stars rotate. With the development of the heliocentric model by Nicolaus Copernicus in the 16th century, the sun was believed to be the center of the Universe, with the planets (including Earth) and stars orbiting it.

In the early 20th century, the discovery of other galaxies and the development of the Big Bang theory led to the development of cosmological models of a homogeneous, isotropic Universe (which lacks a central point) that is expanding at all points.

• ## Earth is NOT the Center of the Universe

Do you know that Earth is actually a really small planet? It is part of the Solar System, and part of Milky Way Galaxy. And do you know that there are TONS of galaxies in the Universe? And plus, the definition of center is: the point from which an activity or process is focused. So if you think about it, the Earth is just a little part of the Galaxy; nothing significant. So of course not, Earth is not the Center of the Universe.

• ## The universe is most likely finite

The Earth is not positioned in the exact center of the universe (most likely). The most common contradictory theory is that the universe is infinite so were just as much the center as everything else. However, the universe is not infinite. The leading theory currently is expansion (and the one I believe in), where the universe is actually expanding, or growing, like a balloon. Also, this expansion is not infinitely fast. There are other reasons for this, but the most obvious is that the expanding too has to obey the speed of light.

• ## We are not the center of the universe

People that are saying that earth is the center of the universe are most likely saying it because we live in it. Though some may say that earth is the center of the universe ,it is absurd to say that becaue the universe is always expanding and there meaning that the center would be changing constantly.To say that the earth is the center of the universe is like saying that the US is the center of the earth because of where ur positioned. If u grew up in a small ideal world and don't travel much of course u will think where you are from is the center because u haven't further traveled and expanded the unkown .

• ## That doesn't make any sense.

There is likely a center (I believe in the Big Bang theory.) Wherever that is, it probably isn't Earth.
How would it make any sense that Earth is the center anyways?
In fact, there might not be a center. An infinite universe could mean NO center at all, because it would have to be limited in some way for there to be a center at all.