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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Junior Gabe
Junior Gabe 5 днів тому
The quarks look like miis. From the wii.
PHILL SHIVELY 7 днів тому
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
Mattew Stone
Mattew Stone 14 днів тому
I Like your video
DISK0N3CTED 16 днів тому
Does black holes die out?
Felix Reuß
Felix Reuß 29 днів тому
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 ^^
Damir Vakhitov
Damir Vakhitov 6 годин тому
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.
AntSwift1 10 годин тому
sounds like a black hole, because they would also eat up light making them black
heshers 23 години тому
strange matter is how the original xbox intro was made
Samuel Li
Samuel Li День тому
When we have enough technology (like advanced particle accelerators) we can use strangelets as weapons! Most efficient celestial body destroying method ever.
陳達運 День тому
Quack:too much pressure, I wanna be alone
Abdul Rahman
Abdul Rahman День тому
Well, now we know what Vibranium is made up of....
vengful howl 2358
vengful howl 2358 День тому
Nobody: Strange matter: perfectly all things should be.
Lothric Dogs
Lothric Dogs 2 дні тому
But when is the flood coming?
Steve Wharram
Steve Wharram 2 дні тому
Aidan Adkins
Aidan Adkins 2 дні тому
2:33 The infinity stones.
Kiz Armstrong
Kiz Armstrong 2 дні тому
I ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ your videos so much and I ❤️ science 🧪
Kevin Müller
Kevin Müller 2 дні тому
Kurzgesagt: talks about _strange_ things Everybody in comments: *MEMES*
Edin Meco
Edin Meco 2 дні тому
0:49 a very cold one..
Logan Browne
Logan Browne 2 дні тому
Question, is it actually green
Supertrain12 3 дні тому
Literally *_EVERYTHING_***: *exists* Strangets: It's free real estate.
See U Later
See U Later 3 дні тому
So basically Strange matter is a cancer sick at microscopic level 😈
Oz Channel
Oz Channel 3 дні тому
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.
Songbird 3 дні тому
2:07 called quacks He didn’t said that but he could have
Chinchilla Warrior
Chinchilla Warrior 3 дні тому
I really like how you animated birds instead of humans. they're so cute!!
Emmanuel Anthony
Emmanuel Anthony 3 дні тому
Nice! I subscribed this is so good
Leandro Bonfim
Leandro Bonfim 4 дні тому
imagine super advanced alien civilizations using strangelets to purge entire solar systems, that is mind blowing.
Shayne O'Neill
Shayne O'Neill 4 дні тому
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"
Zakaria Zishan
Zakaria Zishan 4 дні тому
Comment section *talking about science* : We don't do that here.
Army Kookie
Army Kookie 4 дні тому
4:12 soo bedrock?
Jackson Boulton
Jackson Boulton 4 дні тому
Mabey strange matter is uranium
XxnoobslayerxX Oof
XxnoobslayerxX Oof 4 дні тому
Universe: exists Stranglets: I’m about to end this whole mans career
TotalRookie_LV 4 дні тому
So, it's sort of prions of a stellar size - not alive, but infectious.
Hollyleaf Gaming
Hollyleaf Gaming 4 дні тому
Normal ducks: Quack quack Kurzgesagt: Quark quark
PatrickASMR Mukbang
PatrickASMR Mukbang 4 дні тому
Am I the only one who finds this serious?
Lee Shaw
Lee Shaw 4 дні тому
stranger things is starting to make sense now
dinozaur pickupline
dinozaur pickupline 5 днів тому
Hello to a stranglet passing by
Сабай Сабаич
Сабай Сабаич 5 днів тому
If the strange matter so stable why it would disappear after the big bang?
Choxolet yo
Choxolet yo 5 днів тому
*throws srange matter into black hole Captain: why is the black hole turning green and why do I hear boss music?
Hsae Reh
Hsae Reh 5 днів тому
So this is actually real right?
Yours Truely
Yours Truely 5 днів тому
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...
Ant Man
Ant Man 5 днів тому
dont let hulk get his hands on this
Contemplative Insight
Contemplative Insight 5 днів тому
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 🤔
Arfaoui Amine
Arfaoui Amine 5 днів тому
I guess scientists would just call it the "strange flu"
Moechtegernpilot1 5 днів тому
Und was ist mit Joghurtsternen??
2h4ck LiF3
2h4ck LiF3 5 днів тому
That s really cool, interesting . Carry on guys ciao from Italia!
klazzera 5 днів тому
do TomSka work with you to make these videos? moons face in 5:29 looks like his drawings
MauLob 5 днів тому
4:38 If there's something strange in your neighbourhood Who you gonna call?
Vedant Jumle
Vedant Jumle 6 днів тому
universe war z
Kristaps Vilnis
Kristaps Vilnis 6 днів тому
quarkmire new family guy episode
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler 6 днів тому
That would be a grat animepower
LoveYourselfBTS Answer In ROBLOX
LoveYourselfBTS Answer In ROBLOX 6 днів тому
I feel like the comment section of every Kurzgesagt videos are meme comments
m' lady
m' lady 6 днів тому
We could use it for a power source
Pierre R.
Pierre R. 6 днів тому
Kurzgesagt german is a great way to lerarn german btw xD
Sam Labo
Sam Labo 6 днів тому
Before I die, I want to be strange Matter Then turn things into stranglets.
Shareen Ho
Shareen Ho 6 днів тому
Leave it to this channel to make my problems feel waaaaaay tinier. Bless.
WAΓUIGI 5 днів тому
this is your problem too. they just gave you something bigger to worry about. something out of anyones control.
Daniel Grace
Daniel Grace 6 днів тому
So if this strange matter is virtually indestructible then how come it seems to be so rare i.e. we haven't observed it?
Frnk S
Frnk S 6 днів тому
"You're denser than a neutron star" 😂
1000 Subs By Comments
1000 Subs By Comments 6 днів тому
I wanted to know the answer in the first 30 seconds, instead I learned 100 new things. Thanks
player catching hackers
player catching hackers 6 днів тому
Who’s adrenaline was pumping during this video
Unknown 7 днів тому
What if strange matter is invisible? Maybe the bootes void has something to do with this
Matheus M.
Matheus M. 7 днів тому
BAVI - Birds Are Very Important
leoncita 2330
leoncita 2330 7 днів тому
Damn I wasn't expecting to get scared about strange matter.
Mason Puhalovic
Mason Puhalovic 7 днів тому
What if almost everyone and everything has their on version of strange quarks
The1catt Cat game
The1catt Cat game 7 днів тому
I am stranger than the strangest thing in this world
Britty Cheeze
Britty Cheeze 7 днів тому
This is epic, giving me one more thing to worry about one video at a time! jk this channel is great
Joseph Lucena
Joseph Lucena 7 днів тому
What if strange matter is just dark matter but the strange matter is so small and dense that we see nothing
Mobile Pro
Mobile Pro 7 днів тому
Anxiety has entered the chat
DucQy 7 днів тому
Nice. Now I won't sleep at night.
Paolo Salazar O.
Paolo Salazar O. 8 днів тому
I have a cuestion, i hope u can help me, if the strange matter was in the begining of the universe, why din't "transform" all the matter in strage matter? and now can?
Jons Huib
Jons Huib 8 днів тому
“Neutron stars are the densest things that are not black holes.” What about magnetars?
KingJacobElijah hajilEbocaJgniK
KingJacobElijah hajilEbocaJgniK 8 днів тому
They could keep their surface area
jonathan sauceda
jonathan sauceda 8 днів тому
How are we sure this isn't regular matter
JP Labs
JP Labs 8 днів тому
Kurzgesagt: ‘We’re all going to die!’ Everyone else: ‘YAAAAY!’
Torflud 9 днів тому
So it means that black holes are very necessary for universe to sucking these harmful matter.
Joe Quah
Joe Quah 9 днів тому
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