“Before the First Stars” –Primordial Black Holes, Gravity Wells Formed Moments After the Big Bang

Primordial Black Holes

 

Did primordial Black holes –described as “the gates of hell, the end of spacetime, paradoxical, intriguing, frightening” by the Event Horizon Telescope scientists who imaged the now iconic black hole the size of our solar system at the heart of monster elliptical galaxy M87— exist during the cosmic Dark Age following the Big Bang, before the formation of the first stars?

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Primordial Black Holes –“One May Be Lurking in Our Solar System”

 

Primordial Black Hole

 

On March 2, 2019 The Daily Galaxy reported that astronomers from the University of California concluded that there are probably tens of millions of enigmatic, dark objects, stellar-remnant black holes lurking in the Milky Way. Now, physicists are proposing that the long-sought for Planet Nine, an elusive dark body in the outer reaches of our solar system, may actually be a primordial black hole, theoretical remnants of the Big Bang, which could account for the odd orbits observed in the distant solar system.

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“No One Can Find It” –None of the Universe’s Dark Matter Consists of Black Holes, or Any Similar Object

 

 

“We are back to the standard discussions. What is dark matter? Indeed, we are running out of good options,” said Uroš Seljak, a UC Berkeley professor of physics and astronomy and BCCP co-director. “This is a challenge for future generations.”

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