Black holes and the multiverse

  title={Black holes and the multiverse},
  author={Jaume Garriga and Alexander Vilenkin and Jun Zhang},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  pages={064 - 064}
Vacuum bubbles may nucleate and expand during the inflationary epoch in the early universe. After inflation ends, the bubbles quickly dissipate their kinetic energy; they come to rest with respect to the Hubble flow and eventually form black holes. The fate of the bubble itself depends on the resulting black hole mass. If the mass is smaller than a certain critical value, the bubble collapses to a singularity. Otherwise, the bubble interior inflates, forming a baby universe, which is connected… 

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