Guillermo Ballesteros, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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Guillermo Ballesteros, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

September 9, 2019
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Pupin Hall Theory Center, 8th Floor

Primordial black hole dark matter from single field inflation

 

I will discuss the idea that black holes may constitute la large fraction of the Universe’s dark matter, focusing mostly on their formation from large primordial fluctuations generated during inflation.

I will summarize the ups and downs of this mechanism and comment on potential ideas that may help to alleviate its main shortcoming.