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Testing the Copernican principle with future radio-astronomy observations

@article{Bester2017TestingTC,
  title={Testing the Copernican principle with future radio-astronomy observations},
  author={Hertzog L. Bester and Julien Larena and Nigel T. Bishop},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
  year={2017}
}
We use a direct observational approach to investigate the possibility of testing the Copernican principle with data from upcoming radio surveys. In particular we illustrate the importance of measuring derivatives transverse to the past light-cone when prior knowledge of the value of the cosmological constant is not available. 
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