Jun 12 – 16, 2023
Asia/Yerevan timezone

Astrophysical searches for primordial black holes

Jun 16, 2023, 10:00 AM
30m

Speaker

Konstantin Postnov (Sternberg Astronomical Institute)

Description

Interest to astrophysical evidence for primordial black holes formed in the early Universe from initial cosmological perturbation has increased after the discovery of coalescing binary black holes with masses more than dozen solar ones by gravitational-wave observatories. I will discuss the formation channels of merging binary black holes with a special focus on the possibility that some fraction of the observed binary black hole mergings can have the primordial origin.

Primary author

Konstantin Postnov (Sternberg Astronomical Institute)

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