The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained

  • Жарияланды 2019 ж. 14 Сәу.
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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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    • verycrazyguy1
      verycrazyguy1 Күн бұрын

      Now the only science that you're missing is ascension sciences

    • Xavier animations and blogs
      Xavier animations and blogs 2 күн бұрын

      Alert meme detected

    • Tanmay Tare
      Tanmay Tare 2 күн бұрын

      Can a neutron star become a black hole ?

    • 50złマン
      50złマン 2 күн бұрын

      Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell Japanese sub pls😭

  • rahul kumar
    rahul kumar 13 сағат бұрын


  • EP114587
    EP114587 13 сағат бұрын

    The most dangerous stuff in the universe? An idiot with a platform to reach millions.

  • rpg jones -that one meowstic-
    rpg jones -that one meowstic- 13 сағат бұрын

    You know what strange matter looks like? That’s right, the portals from rick and morty. Rick is slinging strange matter across dimensions

  • Justin Graboski
    Justin Graboski 13 сағат бұрын

    If a neutron stars is as the early universe was, wouldn't strangelets have been present from the beginning?

  • Crispy Nuggets
    Crispy Nuggets 13 сағат бұрын +1

    Why are black holes the answer to all of our universes problems?

  • Firzatullah Al ghiffari
    Firzatullah Al ghiffari 13 сағат бұрын

    Please... Indonesian subtitle

  • Firzatullah Al ghiffari
    Firzatullah Al ghiffari 13 сағат бұрын

    Please... Indonesian subtitle

  • the masked foe
    the masked foe 14 сағат бұрын

    My penis is one of them

  • Eddy Tjhia
    Eddy Tjhia 14 сағат бұрын

    single atom of strangelet hit a human, poof Zombie Apocalypse

  • Siddharth Unova
    Siddharth Unova 14 сағат бұрын

    @kurzgesagt tried to put donald trump as a bird at 5:52 ,the red one in this video😂😂

  • Priyam Mitra
    Priyam Mitra 14 сағат бұрын

    If this strange matter already exists inside a neutron star and has properties which changes matter I don't understand why there exists a neutron star instead of only strange stars. Wouldn't the strange matter convert regular neutron star matter into strange matter?

  • PTI Gaming PH
    PTI Gaming PH 15 сағат бұрын

    Do you believe in god?

  • James McFillin
    James McFillin 15 сағат бұрын

    Strange Matter:
    Normal Matter: wow you're so cool I wanna be just like you

    MARIO BROS PLUSH 15 сағат бұрын

    Are these theory's

  • Brayden Rankin
    Brayden Rankin 15 сағат бұрын

    Well, I for one am excited for the heat death of the universe to instead be a zombie like plague of strange matter infecting everything and forming some kind of stable state universe.

  • Nathan
    Nathan 15 сағат бұрын

    what the fuck

  • fricjo
    fricjo 16 сағат бұрын

    If I understand correctly, though ("if" being the operative word here, as I haven't studied this in detail), strange quarks eventually decay to up quarks and W bosons. So wouldn't strangelets eventually just decay into stable hadrons over time? Or are they so "stable" that even the strange quark component is unable to decay?

  • Blair Wittneben
    Blair Wittneben 16 сағат бұрын +1

    No one:

  • space human
    space human 16 сағат бұрын +3

    class: apollyon
    Description: strange bEan

    • James McFillin
      James McFillin 15 сағат бұрын +1

      Containment procedures: RUN

  • Vincent 1234
    Vincent 1234 16 сағат бұрын +1

    I guess you could say there are 2k _strange_ people out there

  • Victor
    Victor 16 сағат бұрын +1

    That sounds like a sci-fi horror story. Also Brilliant is too expensive.

  • Coconutszz
    Coconutszz 16 сағат бұрын

    Man science really reads like a bad fanfiction sometimes.

  • SungBen
    SungBen 17 сағат бұрын +1

    Dude, imagine if there was a god-like civilization controlling our universe and black holes are just things made by them to ‘dispose’ of any strange matter out there to prevent it from contaminating everything...

  • Tommy G
    Tommy G 17 сағат бұрын

    Does this mean our universe could be in a neutron star?

  • AntSwift1
    AntSwift1 17 сағат бұрын +1

    Fuckin wierdos

  • Otto von Bismarck
    Otto von Bismarck 17 сағат бұрын

    Except that almost all evidence points to strange matter not existing. If it did, strange stars would be almost the rule for neutron stars, not the exception.

  • tubbzz playzz
    tubbzz playzz 18 сағат бұрын

    Mate I just wanna live till I'm 90 and I'm good

  • Noah Ratajek
    Noah Ratajek 18 сағат бұрын

    this was on my mix tape for some reason... why would youtube thing this is a song.

  • Loes Brijobhokun
    Loes Brijobhokun 18 сағат бұрын

    Dark matter, Anti matter, Exotic matter, and now strange matter?

  • Kristen Lopez
    Kristen Lopez 18 сағат бұрын

    Strange quarks decay into up and down quarks we are safe

  • Sketched in Blood
    Sketched in Blood 19 сағат бұрын

    The little bird scream at 7:12 !!! It's so cute!

  • Ehro
    Ehro 19 сағат бұрын

    If strange matter is so perfect then wouldnt letting it infect everything bring the universe to peace? 🤔
    Im down, come here

  • Ang 25
    Ang 25 19 сағат бұрын

    Who else misses the human animation over the bird animations? No hate whatsoever. This videos always blow me away.

  • Darwin Aguilero
    Darwin Aguilero 19 сағат бұрын

    *thanks personal mix playlist*

  • Woahexdeegg NEXIE
    Woahexdeegg NEXIE 19 сағат бұрын

    How to make an edgy teen want to go to space

  • Night corer
    Night corer 20 сағат бұрын +1

    F*ck we just found the creeper from creeper world series

  • JoeNoshow27
    JoeNoshow27 20 сағат бұрын

    This was not the source of human destruction I was expecting.

  • Lucas Luka
    Lucas Luka 20 сағат бұрын

    Thanks yt for puts this video in raccomanded
    This is pure gold

  • Sara
    Sara 20 сағат бұрын

    I think Kurzgesagt made it their life goal to make us as miserable as possible before dying.

  • Zypher Gameing
    Zypher Gameing 20 сағат бұрын

    What happens if a strangelet hit a human?

    JEŇÝK KOŇÝK 20 сағат бұрын

    Strange matter is dangerous for our comrades. We have to do a small deportation (of strange matter) to Siberia.

  • Tal Tamir
    Tal Tamir 20 сағат бұрын

    So what I am hearing is that strangelets make for excellent exterminatus weapons.

  • Xactly !
    Xactly ! 20 сағат бұрын

    So.... is this how the zombie apocalypse would appear from?😂

    CHARLIEBOT 21 сағат бұрын

    Please say sike...

  • Richard Kassian
    Richard Kassian 21 сағат бұрын

    “Neutron stars the the densest things that are not black holes.”
    I dunno, I know some people who are pretty dense

  • Scott Prazak
    Scott Prazak 21 сағат бұрын

    Like Phazon!

  • A G
    A G 21 сағат бұрын

    I'd like to suggest a video topic: Bose-Einsteinium condensate

  • 2018 Mclaren Senna
    2018 Mclaren Senna 21 сағат бұрын

    A new way to destroy the universe! Wonderful!

  • Superdameonglitchy4 Denovchek
    Superdameonglitchy4 Denovchek 21 сағат бұрын

    yay realitybending

  • Carlos Salazar ND
    Carlos Salazar ND 21 сағат бұрын

    So strangers are people who got hit by a stranglet?

  • Jan Czasak
    Jan Czasak 21 сағат бұрын

    Thanks again for existential dread Kursgezagt!

  • Just Another Mapper
    Just Another Mapper 21 сағат бұрын

    Video: Appears in my Music playlist because I removed a video from it.
    Strange Bean Matter: 6:18

  • Lazarus The adventurer
    Lazarus The adventurer 22 сағат бұрын

    Wow! I am surprised that you found a topic on astrophysics and nuclear physics that i never hesrd before!!!
    I knew the video was good even before i watched it but now i am even more amazed!
    Thank you little birds! Thank you very much!

  • Luke Rees
    Luke Rees 22 сағат бұрын


  • Kevin Harrelson
    Kevin Harrelson 22 сағат бұрын

    If this COULD happen, it likely already would have...

  • Cut Man
    Cut Man 22 сағат бұрын

    Strange Matter:
    -Can't infect things
    -Part of hypertheorethical Quark Stars
    -Being Part of an Quark Star is absolutely amazing
    Plz make an Video about Quark Stars ;-;

  • Thomas Voß
    Thomas Voß 22 сағат бұрын

    In german: Seltsame materie

  • Daniel Vasconcelos
    Daniel Vasconcelos 22 сағат бұрын


  • Luken
    Luken 22 сағат бұрын +1

    Oh sorry for my bad english ;))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

    THE FAKE PIE 22 сағат бұрын

    yeah you REALLY simplified it !
    it's not a problem but , yeah ...

  • Leonardo Madera
    Leonardo Madera 23 сағат бұрын

    Kursdezagt: The scientists thinking about the cause of neutron stars and strange matter today may be setting up humans for a future beyond our wildest imaginations.
    Or, maybe not. Time will tell.
    Me: I CAN'T WAIT 100 YEARS!

  • centipede
    centipede 23 сағат бұрын

    It would be interesting if you do a video abought the first picture of a black hole.

  • sasquatchpatch
    sasquatchpatch 23 сағат бұрын

    Creeper Quark

  • Gilded Drake
    Gilded Drake 23 сағат бұрын

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

  • Steven Lucky Linoh
    Steven Lucky Linoh 23 сағат бұрын

    Fuck u

  • Ladybug bee
    Ladybug bee Күн бұрын

    Cute birds.. I love your style

  • Jared Morris
    Jared Morris Күн бұрын

    Succ peen

  • Dan
    Dan Күн бұрын

    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?

  • Terrence Andrew-Blondin
    Terrence Andrew-Blondin Күн бұрын

    I love the pop culture references in these videos

  • Jan Matoušek
    Jan Matoušek Күн бұрын

    Kurzgesagt, when clickbait actually delivers

  • Gregory Woltornist
    Gregory Woltornist Күн бұрын

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

  • sunil bhardwaj
    sunil bhardwaj Күн бұрын

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

  • Sylvia A
    Sylvia A Күн бұрын

    The star looks cool

  • Sandeep Kumar Dash
    Sandeep Kumar Dash Күн бұрын

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

  • Rebecca Smith
    Rebecca Smith Күн бұрын

    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."

    • Rebecca Smith
      Rebecca Smith Күн бұрын

      Kinda like how Facebook got popular because they stole videos from KZclip

  • Roonin
    Roonin Күн бұрын

    in just 5 days almost 3 mil views dam

  • hichem benrezoug
    hichem benrezoug Күн бұрын

    Arabic subtitle pleeeeeeaaaaaaaaseeee

  • ke ne
    ke ne Күн бұрын

    That was brilliant.. thank you!!!?

  • mvpunisher1
    mvpunisher1 Күн бұрын

    And...If all this is wrong?

  • Kamar Taj
    Kamar Taj Күн бұрын

    Где русские субтитры????

  • Pan De'Monium
    Pan De'Monium Күн бұрын

    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

  • Owen Davies
    Owen Davies Күн бұрын

    I love this

  • patrikcath
    patrikcath Күн бұрын +1

    Almost 4 million views in 4 days. Jesus.

  • Noskinder Hinder
    Noskinder Hinder Күн бұрын

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

  • Kodi
    Kodi Күн бұрын

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

  • Ash Mohan
    Ash Mohan Күн бұрын

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

  • Adrivero
    Adrivero Күн бұрын

    Your videos are simply the best.

  • Kunal Gulati
    Kunal Gulati Күн бұрын

    *uck my internet

  • lilly zhong
    lilly zhong Күн бұрын

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

  • Good Channel Name
    Good Channel Name Күн бұрын

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

  • Spooky Cube
    Spooky Cube Күн бұрын

    -Necrocide Matter incoming-

  • 나홍준
    나홍준 Күн бұрын


  • Lesrac
    Lesrac Күн бұрын

    Other:weird matter
    Me an intellectual:cosmos zombie

  • Alexandre Godoy
    Alexandre Godoy Күн бұрын

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

  • Kevin Maguire
    Kevin Maguire Күн бұрын

    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.

  • dude
    dude Күн бұрын

    the music is awesome at the quark part

  • BloodyPlayGames
    BloodyPlayGames Күн бұрын

    You should make a wideo about Brown Dwarfs

  • Cyb3rAssassine
    Cyb3rAssassine Күн бұрын

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

  • Fayanora Ahnabahn
    Fayanora Ahnabahn Күн бұрын

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