Prof. Alexander Vilenkin, Institute of Cosmology at Tuft University

Tue, 20/05/2014 - 12:30 to 13:30

Kaplun building, Room No. 200
"Global structure of the multiverse and the measure problem": Cosmic inflation is generically a never ending process, with new "bubble universes" constantly being formed. I will discuss the origin of this "multiverse" worldview, its possible observational tests, and one of its major unresolved problems -- the so-called "measure problem".