The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained

күнү жарыяланды 2019-ж., 14-апр.
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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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  • Creeper Quark

  • can you make a video on how canned food is the most ecological thing in your local supermarket ?

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  • Cute birds.. I love your style

  • Succ peen

  • Isn’t it wrong to say something “bends the rules of the universe” ? The laws of the universe are never broken, we just don’t understand what all the laws are yet?

  • I love the pop culture references in these videos

  • Kurzgesagt, when clickbait actually delivers

  • I would be really interested in a video on autism and its function!

  • You said quarks cannot be separated . Then how can they saperate in a neutron star

  • The star looks cool

  • If strange matter is stable, then why do strange quarks decay?

  • I know a channelb that's a lie. It's IMPOSSIBLE for a LOT of comments to ask for the same thing unless they have this group that posts all these comments to overtake the other comments! The channel name is [literally] called, " awesome gameplays."

    • Kinda like how Facebook got popular because they stole videos from KG-tv

  • in just 5 days almost 3 mil views dam

  • Arabic subtitle pleeeeeeaaaaaaaaseeee

  • That was brilliant.. thank you!!!?

  • And...If all this is wrong?

  • Где русские субтитры????

  • I like how the one bird that pops its head out of the snow saying "Didn't see that coming"... Looks ironically like Donald Trump. Lol

  • I love this

  • Almost 4 million views in 4 days. Jesus.

  • This video is indeed very ‘strange’ I’m not sorry

  • *whispers* hey..dont tell infographics show..but Im subscribed to you

  • Plss tell us where we can get all these backgroud scores. They are too good 😍😍😍

  • Your videos are simply the best.

  • *uck my internet

  • Black hole:I’ll deal with it,guys!

  • What about bottom quarks? Aren't those denser? (I know top quarks are the densest, but they can't pair up)

  • -Necrocide Matter incoming-

  • Tiberium??

  • Other:weird matter Me an intellectual:cosmos zombie

  • Suggestion for a video: "How memories are formed?"

  • This is way too far. This is complete speculation. There is no evidence supporting any of this. It is only theoretical models that attempt to explain a few experimental results. I don't think this is the type of thing that Kurzgesagt should be presenting.

  • the music is awesome at the quark part

  • You should make a wideo about Brown Dwarfs

  • Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning "knowledge") - source wikipedia Can't see any knowledge behind this video...

  • I am Locutus of Strange Matter. You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile but amusing.

  • Wo

  • Strange matter: real-world glitch in the matrix!

  • Dr Strange: Hey, stop acting strangely. Strangelet: I dont get it, I'm too dense.

  • what are inside of gas planets like jupiter?????????

  • what are inside of gas planets like jupiter?????????

  • oh. great.

  • Is strange matter different from exotic matter? Since Exotic matter is more or less reversed matter, will they annhialate each other and realease gamma radiation just like what happens with matter and anti-matter?

  • Im getting paid to hit nails into timber meanwhile its someones job to think of this stuff

  • Could strange matter be used for energy

  • how will it "spread" dosent make sense to me cuz quarks will remain what they are unless under extreme forces, and the stranglets will get sucked backed into the black hole

  • Also, please tell me this "strange matter" isn't actually glowing green like that cause if Hussie predicts another part of hypothetical physics I'm gonna have to start worrying about video games that control the universe and extratemporal parallel aliens with grey skin and candy horns..

  • 3:38 I swear I've seen that yellow and green pattern somewhere before.. Reminds me of mulan and chicken nuggets...

  • No sé cómo mierda llegue a este vídeo pero me quedé anonadado

  • Now where is my Subtitle why it's white blank

  • Sup.

  • Good luck sleeping tonight

  • So. That explains the Bootes Void...

  • WHAT?! I believe atoms don't get close to each other because of the strong electro-magnetic force, not gravity.

  • 日本語も欲しいです!

  • Vietsub đâu rồi nhanh lên cái(Vietnamese language)

  • What if all the atoms in the universe suddenly lost their protons?!

  • It's kruzgesagt ; make one explores although scared.

  • Strange matter: *exists* Entropy: Am I a joke to you??

  • Hello fellow birds

  • Make Indonesia subtitle please......

  • :0

  • Kurzgesagt needs to make some kind of science mobile game

  • I’m not having an existential crisis. You are.

  • "The odds seem good that it won't happen anytime soon.." title of my sex tape

  • i thought it was red matter that turns planets to black holes like it did to vulcan

  • Now is a known matter

  • Man, this is so strange.

  • Humans: discover strange matter that could possibly tell us how the formation of the universe even exists and could be potentially dangerous if ever interacted with Other humans: make memes

  • Humans: discover strange matter that could possibly tell us how the formation of the universe even exists and could be potentially dangerous if ever interacted with Other humans: make memes

  • But what makes quarks? I say we call them "chaos particles"

  • so in conclusion, neutron stars house what is basically space plague?

  • I get the gut feeling this information is false

  • Shame you're happy to lie.

  • So is this that gives Doctor Strange his powers?

  • The "this ain't it cheif matter"

  • What would happen if Vacuum Decay came in contact with a black hole??🤯🤔

  • *I love these graphics!*

  • Great timing

  • Really nothing to work with in this video. Everything is speculation. Does any of this ever touch down? Or is it all speculative castles in the air? It isn't even very informative about neutron stars. Why make this video?

  • Cats Cradle !

  • This is the equivalent of naming a newborn baby, (This baby was never named, so I'm gonna call it "Stupid"

  • They should have called it hulk quarks

  • Didn't see that coming! So am i until...

  • I for one welcome our new, strange overlords.

  • I always wait for new videos everyday...

  • You know what's better than Kurzgesagt? Langgesagt.

    • hahaha not funny but i get it

  • You know what’s weird? This video was in my mix. Like, my music mix.

  • Theory: what if a strangelet hit earth and that’s why we have life electricity etc

  • What a vast misrepresentation of the scientific research of strange mater and theories.

  • Tiberrium?

  • May I suggest a series about our solar system?! I'd love to know more about every planet. Thanks and great job guys

  • strange matter and degenerate matter is the same thing??

  • Thanos has entered the chat*

  • This is an entire video where the person supposedly describing something scientific is constantly saying things like. 'might exist', 'could be...' 'might cause' etc. With no explanation as to WHY this might be or what makes us believe it's possibkeWhich I personally find very annoying. It sounds more like some kid playing make believe than someone trying to explain scientific theory.

  • Thanks for making these videos I love this stuff.

  • Can you make a video about renewable energy and its future vs fossil fuels

  • strangelets? cute