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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    Kurzgesagt – In a NutshellKurzgesagt – In a Nutshell3 أشهر قبل
    • The quarks look like miis. From the wii.

      Junior GabeJunior Gabe7 أيام قبل
    • Strange Matter is purely Science fiction it Doesn't Exist Neither do black Wholes your whole production is Cartoons because it's all Science Fiction

    • I Like your video

      Mattew StoneMattew Stone17 أيام قبل
    • Does black holes die out?

      DISK0N3CTEDDISK0N3CTED18 أيام قبل
    • Yo i thought of a way how humankind could survive the cold-death of the universe. I know its just a theory but please follow me on this. So we know if humans survive long enough we can become an atleast type 2 society. If we get this far we could decompose dead stars and gas planets drive them both together and create a star artificially. I must admit i know very little about it but it could be possible. I mean we could create a dyson sphere or smthng around it and transport it via an hyperspace engine to a gas planet decompose both and see the star form it self. With decompose i mean blowing them up but with much less boom ya know? Maybe a laser of sorts or other things. Its crazy i know but it sounds great in theory. Waht do you think? Let me know ^^

      Felix ReußFelix Reußأشهر قبل
  • Fun fact: fun facts are not fun :)

    Mr LordbladerMr Lordblader8 ساعات قبل
  • Kurzgezagt: stragen qurkz convrt to rglar qurkz Kurzgezagt: it createz stragen matter

    Agu RichAgu Rich13 ساعات قبل
  • Kurzgesagt: it cud destroy da wrld Kurzgesagt: itz stabel datz y cud destroy da wrld

    Agu RichAgu Rich14 ساعات قبل
  • >really don't want to be together Can relate

    32gigs32gigs15 ساعات قبل
  • Hmm... this is 'strange'.

    ven raven ra17 ساعات قبل
  • What the duck

    Richard PolsterRichard Polsterأيام قبل
  • Everyone gangsta untill strangelet touches them

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  • Fascinating. The Universe truly is a strange and we may never understand it. Strange Matter could literally be heading to earth at a fast speed but the Strange Matter could be trillions upon trillions of kilometres away.

    Edin MecoEdin Mecoأيام قبل
  • We all already know how the universe began, but it's a little religious so I'm not going to say

    A Google UserA Google Userأيام قبل
  • Universe is such a creepy place full of creepy stuff

    AppoddigareAppoddigareأيام قبل
  • just put another qark ather than up and down ones maybe

    Leela PatilLeela Patil2 أيام قبل
  • I don't think this is the entire story. While it is true that strange matter can be contagious, the strangelets can also be ionized or something what makes them not harmful.

    Damir VakhitovDamir Vakhitov2 أيام قبل
  • sounds like a black hole, because they would also eat up light making them black

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  • strange matter is how the original xbox intro was made

    heshersheshers3 أيام قبل
  • When we have enough technology (like advanced particle accelerators) we can use strangelets as weapons! Most efficient celestial body destroying method ever.

    Samuel LiSamuel Li3 أيام قبل
  • Quack:too much pressure, I wanna be alone

    陳達運陳達運3 أيام قبل
  • Well, now we know what Vibranium is made up of....

    Abdul RahmanAbdul Rahman3 أيام قبل
  • Nobody: Strange matter: perfectly all things should be.

    vengful howl 2358vengful howl 23584 أيام قبل
  • But when is the flood coming?

    Lothric DogsLothric Dogs4 أيام قبل
  • Wtf

    Steve WharramSteve Wharram4 أيام قبل
  • 2:33 The infinity stones.

    Aidan AdkinsAidan Adkins4 أيام قبل
  • I ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ your videos so much and I ❤️ science 🧪

    Kiz ArmstrongKiz Armstrong4 أيام قبل
  • Kurzgesagt: talks about _strange_ things Everybody in comments: *MEMES*

    Kevin MüllerKevin Müller5 أيام قبل
  • Question, is it actually green

    Logan BrowneLogan Browne5 أيام قبل
  • Literally *_EVERYTHING_***: *exists* Strangets: It's free real estate.

    Supertrain12Supertrain125 أيام قبل
  • So basically Strange matter is a cancer sick at microscopic level 😈

    See U LaterSee U Later5 أيام قبل
  • So we were gearing a black hole hitting us and consuming us, but we had zero idea a flying stranglet drop can turn us into another matter that also kills us, clap clap.

    Oz ChannelOz Channel5 أيام قبل
  • 2:07 called quacks He didn’t said that but he could have

    SongbirdSongbird6 أيام قبل
  • I really like how you animated birds instead of humans. they're so cute!!

    Chinchilla WarriorChinchilla Warrior6 أيام قبل
  • Nice! I subscribed this is so good

    Emmanuel AnthonyEmmanuel Anthony6 أيام قبل
  • imagine super advanced alien civilizations using strangelets to purge entire solar systems, that is mind blowing.

    Leandro BonfimLeandro Bonfim6 أيام قبل
  • Its the false vaccum thing that keeps me up at night. Strangelets are a spooky concept, but probably not a thing, or it would have wrecked us by now. But the vaccum energy of the universe is fundamental, and with a bit of math you can plot out ways of breaking it, as implausibly difficult as it would be. And thats not "weird shit eats a star", thats "nothingness eats a universe"

    Shayne O'NeillShayne O'Neill6 أيام قبل
  • Comment section *talking about science* : We don't do that here.

    Zakaria ZishanZakaria Zishan6 أيام قبل
  • 4:12 soo bedrock?

    Army KookieArmy Kookie6 أيام قبل
  • Mabey strange matter is uranium

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  • Universe: exists Stranglets: I’m about to end this whole mans career

    XxnoobslayerxX OofXxnoobslayerxX Oof6 أيام قبل
  • So, it's sort of prions of a stellar size - not alive, but infectious.

    TotalRookie_LVTotalRookie_LV6 أيام قبل
  • Normal ducks: Quack quack Kurzgesagt: Quark quark

    Hollyleaf GamingHollyleaf Gaming6 أيام قبل
  • Am I the only one who finds this serious?

    PatrickASMR MukbangPatrickASMR Mukbang6 أيام قبل
  • stranger things is starting to make sense now

    Lee ShawLee Shaw7 أيام قبل
  • Hello to a stranglet passing by

    dinozaur pickuplinedinozaur pickupline7 أيام قبل
  • If the strange matter so stable why it would disappear after the big bang?

    Сабай СабаичСабай Сабаич7 أيام قبل
  • *throws srange matter into black hole Captain: why is the black hole turning green and why do I hear boss music?

    Choxolet yoChoxolet yo7 أيام قبل
  • So this is actually real right?

    Hsae RehHsae Reh7 أيام قبل
  • In the past we had fairytales about witcges and elfs. monsters and kings. Now we hace unicerse fairytales We have no clue how earths magnetic field works or what gravity is we only drilled 12km deep on a single spot but he we understand the universe...

    Yours TruelyYours Truely7 أيام قبل
  • dont let hulk get his hands on this

    Ant ManAnt Man7 أيام قبل
  • I didn't know that stars and planets could catch a greeny contagious astronomical strangelet shrink flu when a Quark star spits out or sneezes 🤔

    Contemplative InsightContemplative Insight7 أيام قبل
    • I guess scientists would just call it the "strange flu"

      Arfaoui AmineArfaoui Amine7 أيام قبل
  • Und was ist mit Joghurtsternen??

    Moechtegernpilot1Moechtegernpilot17 أيام قبل
  • That s really cool, interesting . Carry on guys ciao from Italia!

    2h4ck LiF32h4ck LiF37 أيام قبل
  • do TomSka work with you to make these videos? moons face in 5:29 looks like his drawings

    klazzeraklazzera8 أيام قبل
  • 4:38 If there's something strange in your neighbourhood Who you gonna call?

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  • universe war z

    Vedant JumleVedant Jumle8 أيام قبل
  • quarkmire new family guy episode

    Kristaps VilnisKristaps Vilnis8 أيام قبل
  • That would be a grat animepower

    Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler8 أيام قبل
  • I feel like the comment section of every Kurzgesagt videos are meme comments

    SweaterPawsROLVeSweaterPawsROLVe8 أيام قبل
  • We could use it for a power source

    m' ladym' lady8 أيام قبل
  • Kurzgesagt german is a great way to lerarn german btw xD

    Pierre R.Pierre R.8 أيام قبل
  • Before I die, I want to be strange Matter Then turn things into stranglets.

    Sam LaboSam Labo8 أيام قبل
  • Leave it to this channel to make my problems feel waaaaaay tinier. Bless.

    Shareen HoShareen Ho8 أيام قبل
    • this is your problem too. they just gave you something bigger to worry about. something out of anyones control.

      WAΓUIGIWAΓUIGI7 أيام قبل
  • So if this strange matter is virtually indestructible then how come it seems to be so rare i.e. we haven't observed it?

    Daniel GraceDaniel Grace8 أيام قبل
  • "You're denser than a neutron star" 😂

    Frnk SFrnk S8 أيام قبل
  • I wanted to know the answer in the first 30 seconds, instead I learned 100 new things. Thanks

    1000 Subs By Comments1000 Subs By Comments9 أيام قبل
  • Who’s adrenaline was pumping during this video

    player catching hackersplayer catching hackers9 أيام قبل
  • What if strange matter is invisible? Maybe the bootes void has something to do with this

    UnknownUnknown9 أيام قبل
  • BAVI - Birds Are Very Important

    Matheus M.Matheus M.9 أيام قبل
  • Damn I wasn't expecting to get scared about strange matter.

    9 أيام قبل
  • What if almost everyone and everything has their on version of strange quarks

    Mason PuhalovicMason Puhalovic9 أيام قبل
  • I am stranger than the strangest thing in this world

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  • This is epic, giving me one more thing to worry about one video at a time! jk this channel is great

    Britty CheezeBritty Cheeze9 أيام قبل
The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained