The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained

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Inside neutron stars we can find the weirdest and most dangerous substance in the universe: Strange matter. What is strange matter, how dangerous is it and what can it tell us about the origin of the universe?
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460p2 Πριν 3 ώρες
feeling cute today... might start ww3 later... no biggie
460p2 Πριν 3 ώρες
hmmm... a tungsten bullet in a railgun might work but the atmosphere is going to f up my trayectory...
460p2 Πριν 3 ώρες
Hmm... how much powder does it take to shoot a bullet into space and how do I calculate the trajectory of the bullet in correlation to a satellite...
Dragon Dorado
Dragon Dorado Πριν 11 ώρες
Please do one on baby formula
Just some random guy
Just some random guy Πριν ώρα
I got an idea. You can probably talk about how Apophis will destroy the earth if it ever hits the earth.
Maxi Comics
Maxi Comics Πριν 2 ώρες
Keeping its’s size or so massive turn into a black hole!?.
Maxi Comics
Maxi Comics Πριν 2 ώρες
Wait nuetron stars are ways denser than our sun so wouldn’t it have more mass?!.
Wildvine05 Πριν 2 ώρες
2:40 All other quarks(including strange quarks) seem to decay away quickly. 4:05 Strange matter(which is made of strange quarks) is perfectly stable. Lol look at this perfect logic.
Ihsan Jaya
Ihsan Jaya Πριν 2 ώρες
Please Add Indonesian Subtitles i can't understand if i don't read in Indonesian...
박진우 Πριν 3 ώρες
Too ezy to udstand
vebriyan pasha
vebriyan pasha Πριν 4 ώρες
My day was fine until I watch this video.
natemullikin Πριν 4 ώρες
Making strange matter red instead of green would have fed the plot in Star Trek.
nirny the furry
nirny the furry Πριν 6 ώρες
This is like the flood from halo
Charlotte Frantz
Charlotte Frantz Πριν 6 ώρες
so you could say stance matter is kind of... quarky.
mr walker
mr walker Πριν 6 ώρες
it's like cancer cell
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 6 ώρες
Yeah cancer is contagious af
yesterdaysguy Πριν 6 ώρες
yeah we'll probably destroy the planet before we get there.
Alexandar Narayan
Alexandar Narayan Πριν 7 ώρες
I can’t wait for an new kurzgesagt videos: they’re always fantastically well done. Please keep it up!
Jerwis Mulawan
Jerwis Mulawan Πριν 7 ώρες
Lupet talaga nito... Amazing mind blowing!!!!
Shiv Patel
Shiv Patel Πριν 8 ώρες
Brilliant video man
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
If strange matter is perfectly stable, then why did matter overpower it when the universe formed?
smurfyday Πριν 8 ώρες
Go through the comments and you'll see all the joke templates kids (and bigger kids) use these days.
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
Cool but how can we prove it? Why do you sound so sure of yourself all the time?
Luke Goatley
Luke Goatley Πριν 8 ώρες
the animation is once again spot on, will use more in my own channel so please subscribe
Dustin Goodpaster
Dustin Goodpaster Πριν 9 ώρες
I had a trip on DMT one time where I was shown the equation for how all matter in the universe works. If you ask the ultimate question while going into a DMT trip you can possibly see this as well. The ultimate question is: "Why does the observer effect the outcome?"
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
I actually believe you could've witnessed something like that. I'm interested as to how you know what it was though.
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
What'd it look like?
Tha LAW Πριν 9 ώρες
so the blob is a real fucking thing.... so much for sleep
Waldorf STULLSKIN Πριν 9 ώρες
This all seems very speculative and i see many holes in a lot of these theories
Crawlz Πριν 6 ώρες
+Edp 445 that's true to a point, but we do have knowledge that is pretty settled at least at a surface level. We know how to do chemical reactions even if we don't exactly know how atoms formed. We may not know all the workings of the universe but honestly we don't need to. Understanding what's inside neutron stars is exactly crucial information.
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 6 ώρες
+Crawlz well to be fair everything we see is speculative.
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
Welcome to this channel. Bunch of speculative bullshit under the guise of "science." There's no proof for any of this, just like there hasn't been in a lot of them.
Spicy Cat
Spicy Cat Πριν 9 ώρες
It’s like crabulon.
Arkonaut Gaming
Arkonaut Gaming Πριν 10 ώρες
Human extinction: eh Birds: Nice
Samuel Hernandez
Samuel Hernandez Πριν 10 ώρες
Go sub to pewds
GARUGAMESH Πριν 11 ώρες
i dont care for your fearmongering clickbait
Dragon Dorado
Dragon Dorado Πριν 11 ώρες
Please do one on baby instant formula. You already covered GMO and vaccines.
HetNe$$ Πριν 13 ώρες
That's why we got scientists to think for us
Felix Andersen
Felix Andersen Πριν 13 ώρες
why do we not send a bunch of living cells and atoms out in space and to the other "Earth like planets" in our solar system so there can develop life in space? Then in the next few billion years or so the planets we have sent the cells and atom to, hopefully will develop intelligent life and then many discover each other. And if we did this, would that be a way of colonising the rest of the galaxy???
Gatsby gamerboy
Gatsby gamerboy Πριν 14 ώρες
thx Kurzgesagt
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 14 ώρες
why wouldn't a black hole be created if 2 neutron stars collided?
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 7 ώρες
+Crawlz well said.
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
+Edp 445 yeah he says at the very end "or maybe not. It's hypothetical." But he really should stress it more. He's gonna create a bunch of people who think they understand astronomy and physics when all they're getting is a summary of theoretical ideas with no proof backing any of it. I wrote a paper about the differences between applied and theoretical science and I talked about the fact that many modern "scientists" make their living by making up theories that don't really bring us any further as a species. This stuff is all interesting but I think we need to accept the fact that were not gonna leave the solar system, and most of this stuff is just cool to think about, not to pour millions of dollars into.
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 8 ώρες
+Crawlz you're exactly right. He doesn't really put any disclaimer that these are all theorized scenarios.
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
+Edp 445 the issue is collisions aren't very efficient so it's hard to believe that the mass would efficiently be compressed to singularity. However its quite possible that a black hole could be formed. We have no idea what happens. That's the problem with this channel. He often says things as if they're certain, but unfortunately we just don't know.
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 8 ώρες
+Crawlz hmm... I guess that's maybe assuming the neutron stars have the same mass but that wouldn't be true in most scenarios. the smaller neutron star would be ripped apart and slowly increase the larger stars mass while orbiting it. Then a black hole would be created and would pull the rest of the ripped matter into itself.
〈Clex〉 Πριν 14 ώρες
Wait so I spent my time teaching myself particle physics out of boredom and figured it was all useless... when really it’s not?! What about charm top and bottom...? What?!
MR JUGZY Πριν 14 ώρες
Hello stranger 😊 Since you are here why not grab some stuff. 🍪 costs: nothing 🥛 costs: nothing Goodbye stranger 😊
Louis super gaming
Louis super gaming Πριν 15 ώρες
Thanos: **snaps and kills half the universe** Strange matter: HOLD MY OUTER SHELL
It's Leo
It's Leo Πριν 15 ώρες
Lets drop a nuke on it.
Rohan Javed
Rohan Javed Πριν 15 ώρες
this is the same fucking date as the black hole pic came out and its jimmy neutron stars aint dissaponted just suprised
Bunny Πριν 15 ώρες
It reminds me of frogspawn
Heather Habecker
Heather Habecker Πριν 16 ώρες
Strange matter: 4:06 Entropy: MY LIFE IS A LIE
Zhora Nadtochniy
Zhora Nadtochniy Πριν 16 ώρες
At 6:34 - why Saturn is green?
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 14 ώρες
6:34 why is the bird talking lol
DaniilTk Πριν 16 ώρες
We had "The Walking Dead", now we'll have "The Walking Strange"
Guilherme Araújo
Guilherme Araújo Πριν 17 ώρες
So strange matter is like reverse radioactivity? So stable that interferes with close molecules?
Stipan Lisica
Stipan Lisica Πριν 17 ώρες
Finally, a good kurzgesagt video...
JEŇÝK KOŇÝK Πριν 18 ώρες
Seriously... it's nonsense. If there would be strange matter in neutron stars and if it would transform everything into more strange matter, then neutron stars would immediately become strange stars.
Pyrodamix Πριν 18 ώρες
That's just hypothesis tho right?
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 14 ώρες
everything is a theory
Jennifer Elizabeth
Jennifer Elizabeth Πριν 19 ώρες
So, basically the plot of C&C Tiberium Universe... a meteor from a distant system comprised of neutron particles of a neutron star accidentally hits Earth and converts it into a neutron planet...
La Marie
La Marie Πριν 19 ώρες
Do a video about scientific denial
PlayCat X
PlayCat X Πριν 20 ώρες
What about the consciousness video? Part 2? Will you make it after 10 more videos?
Patterned Pike
Patterned Pike Πριν 20 ώρες
I feel like they gave Kurzgesagt 700 20% discounts but 12 people who work for them used it before the video went up.
Polyxeni Vamvakerou
Polyxeni Vamvakerou Πριν 21 ώρα
is all this strange matter thing just a hypothesis?
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
Yeah. Don't buy into this guy's videos. They're cool but they're not really that educational.
Edp 445
Edp 445 Πριν 14 ώρες
yup. we don't even know what's inside a neutron star.
Aethan Gaming18
Aethan Gaming18 Πριν 22 ώρες
Harvey Sun
Harvey Sun Πριν 22 ώρες
I just realized that Kurzgesagt uses different intros for videos with different categories.
Anders Mork
Anders Mork Πριν 23 ώρες
Please make a video about the history of Kurzgesagt! Who, when, where, how and why!
Yun Hin
Yun Hin Πριν 23 ώρες
Can you do a video about fungi
CptClamsauce Πριν 23 ώρες
I never knew Ratchet and clank had so much space knowledge to make captain quark all strange green and muscular hahaha well played
Michael Reynolds
Michael Reynolds Πριν 23 ώρες
I am a strangelet.
kr. ashish
kr. ashish Πριν ημέρα
Can anyone tell me how to pronounce the name of this brilliant youtube channel which fills me with a lot of curiosity and knowledge?
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
He's not that brilliant but 7:56
Kusogaki Πριν ημέρα
bill wurtz is subscribed to this channel, oh god.
Courtland Simkins
Courtland Simkins Πριν ημέρα
Idk about this one friendo
Lerum Lae
Lerum Lae Πριν ημέρα
I was waiting for this monster to be explained for a long time - thank you kurzgesagt. Another monster is gravitational strings, black hole in shape of a line that cuts thru anything and everything.
Warbledor Πριν ημέρα
Quarks are hypothetical subatomic particles, which meaning, they don't exist. As such, your video is flawed. Do some better research next time.
Crawlz Πριν 8 ώρες
Yeah I'm getting sick of this guy's shit. It's all hypothetical and he pretends it's educational.
The Iliad
The Iliad Πριν ημέρα
Explain all dimensions
Tobias Pause
Tobias Pause Πριν ημέρα
2 Questions. 1Why doesnt the strangematter transforms back if the gravityproblem is solved? (like leaving the Neutronstar) 2 Why is it infectios? One tiny strangematterparticle shouldn´t have the mass to effect the others. I always sayed we´re living inside an massive black hole which will be swallowed by the next one. Its pretty much the one reason why the the distances of the Universe are not increasing so much. Its hold together from the massive Blackhole which will be swallowed and united by the small ones we see today in billion of years. Its not unlikely that the Gravity rules inside an universal size Black hole change and become less present. At least that theory fits with the always refreshing circles we see elswhere in Nature. And the fact that the inside of an neutron Star is similar to the Bigbang leads in that direction too.
Koxun Arcadia
Koxun Arcadia Πριν ημέρα
No birds die eh?
Cornelius Mr.BadGuy
Cornelius Mr.BadGuy Πριν ημέρα
I love You video
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin Πριν ημέρα
Alright kurzgesagt is basically getting bored
Ibis-Incognito Πριν 3 ώρες
シナチクSINATIKU Πριν ημέρα
Hey,Japanese come on
Anime Thirst
Anime Thirst Πριν ημέρα
Strange matters are humans (0_0)
leppy boy
leppy boy Πριν ημέρα
is that a quack i heard 1:56
Zenon Pyro
Zenon Pyro Πριν ημέρα
Either you're super stable or extremely high energy. Time to get energized
Cut Man
Cut Man Πριν ημέρα
Most important thing in the universe: *S U B T O P E W D I E P I E*
DingleberryDan Πριν ημέρα
yknow...i could have gone my whole life without knowing that at any moment we would be consumed by some green jizz
Jacob Claros
Jacob Claros Πριν ημέρα
Is vacumm decay can kill a (fricking)blackhole
Anas Takiyudin
Anas Takiyudin Πριν ημέρα
I'm not judging.
R3MYxp Πριν ημέρα
Me: Universe, how do you work... Universe: I could show you, *but I'd have to kill you*
SCP 420-J
SCP 420-J Πριν ημέρα
strangelets the most deadly bean
Daniel Wines
Daniel Wines Πριν ημέρα
If I wasn't a broke college kid I would donate to this channel monthly
undi Πριν ημέρα
Imagine if this was turned into a superweapon...
Gustavo Costa
Gustavo Costa Πριν ημέρα
Does strange matter violate thermodynamics?
Memelover12390 Fortnite
Memelover12390 Fortnite Πριν ημέρα
Much scared
Chrissie Jacobsen
Chrissie Jacobsen Πριν ημέρα
what if was air was relplaste with helium
son hoang
son hoang Πριν ημέρα
great! It's very useful
ggg2005 PAULINO
ggg2005 PAULINO Πριν ημέρα
So strange matter is perfectly dense, as all things should be.
Andy Welsh
Andy Welsh Πριν ημέρα
man kurzgesagt sucks now
friky driky
friky driky Πριν ημέρα
someone know the Black hole picture
Leon Emory
Leon Emory Πριν ημέρα
Hää Ist das jetzt ein deutscher Kanal oder englisch?
GehtNICh Πριν 3 ώρες
Hörst du doch selber oder?
Brandon Cobb
Brandon Cobb Πριν ημέρα
I would sign up for Brilliant, but me and my time are balls deep in computer science and physics courses.
Fulano Beltrano da Silva
Fulano Beltrano da Silva Πριν ημέρα
*STRANGER THINGS theme starts to play*
Xenoverse Dante
Xenoverse Dante Πριν ημέρα
I love this channel lol
송진근 Πριν ημέρα
What the... i can't understand. Am i weird?
Sergio García
Sergio García Πριν ημέρα
Please upload more, I absolutely love your content!
X5 Πριν ημέρα
how come strange matter is stable when strange quarks collapse back to down quarks when not in the cores of neutron stars?
JOE 1604
JOE 1604 Πριν ημέρα
Hmm strange
Alex Hashaga
Alex Hashaga Πριν ημέρα
this is total bullshit. we would have evidence of this happening already. shit video
That Other Guy
That Other Guy Πριν ημέρα
Thanos would like to meet these strangelets
That Other Guy
That Other Guy Πριν ημέρα
Whatever happened to vacuum decay being the most efficient way to destroy the universe? God dang it, Kurzgesagt!
autarchprinceps Πριν ημέρα
Red matter anyone?
sey !
sey ! Πριν ημέρα
Александр Πριν ημέρα
Пожалуйста, кто-нибудь, добавьте русские субтитры.
Prestigete Πριν ημέρα
Even strange matter needs a minimum of mass to be stable. Otherwise the LHC had destroyed the world so far. Secondly it is highly possible that our Solar System contains a lot of matter, who could came from Neutron star crashes.
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