Dark Matter Theory

  title={Dark Matter Theory},
  author={Manuel Drees},
  journal={Proceedings of The 39th International Conference on High Energy Physics — PoS(ICHEP2018)},
  • M. Drees
  • Published 15 November 2018
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of The 39th International Conference on High Energy Physics — PoS(ICHEP2018)
I begin by briefly reviewing the evidence for the existence of Dark Matter (DM), emphasizing that {\em many} observations, at length scales between kpc (the size of the smallest galaxies) and Gpc (the Hubble radius) can be described by the same simple model, $\Lambda$CDM. I will then argue that primordial black holes, the only DM candidates that can be realized within the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics, are very unlikely to provide all of DM. After giving a (probably incomplete) list… 
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