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 Nutshell
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    • verycrazyguy1
      verycrazyguy1 4 أيام قبل

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

    • Xavier animations and blogs
      Xavier animations and blogs 4 أيام قبل

      Alert meme detected

    • Tanmay Tare
      Tanmay Tare 4 أيام قبل

      Can a neutron star become a black hole ?

    • 50złマン
      50złマン 4 أيام قبل

      Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell Japanese sub pls😭

  • Spix-Stryker
    Spix-Stryker أيام قبل

    What's wrong with being strange matter? If everything in the universe is strange matter won't it be ok to be better for us to be indestructible?

  • khan family
    khan family أيام قبل

    Kylie jenner: *is that a chicken*
    me: errrr close enough

  • Mahdi Ahmed
    Mahdi Ahmed أيام قبل

    for 4.6 billion yrs nothing happened to earth
    kurzgesagt: makes this video
    me:who gives two fucks we were safe for 4.6 billion yrs

  • Nour Chaaban
    Nour Chaaban أيام قبل

    Can you make a video about how survival instinct evolved and why we even need to survive?

  • Ter Ter
    Ter Ter أيام قبل +1

    hmm very strange

  • blue Flames
    blue Flames أيام قبل +1

    I really want to know, if you do this for views or to teach interested people like me. ;-)

  • Lucas da Silva Serra
    Lucas da Silva Serra أيام قبل

    Obrigado por legendar seus vídeos, principalmente em português.

  • Sojo
    Sojo أيام قبل

    why is this in my music playlist

  • Lucid Hi
    Lucid Hi أيام قبل

    Weird Cartoon Channel But Ok

  • ben flamini
    ben flamini أيام قبل

    What if we already are strange matter¿

  • Dagmawe Dawit
    Dagmawe Dawit أيام قبل

    Especially this video. ☺

  • Dagmawe Dawit
    Dagmawe Dawit أيام قبل

    Wow you know I like kurzgesagt

  • potato
    potato أيام قبل

    *sci-fi version of stranger things*

  • Szeto Playz
    Szeto Playz أيام قبل

    Hey kurzgesagt, i have a bideo reccommendation. Can you talk about the Bose-Einstein Condensate State?

  • Kent Celicious
    Kent Celicious أيام قبل

    Just remember the dogma kurzgesagt:
    Time >> Quality & Love
    (don't end up like "The Infog**phics sh$t")

  • Kent Celicious
    Kent Celicious أيام قبل

    Just remember the dogma kurzgesagt:
    Time >> Quality & Love
    (don't end up like "The Infog**phics sh$t")

  • Peter Pan
    Peter Pan أيام قبل


  • HELLcopter TS
    HELLcopter TS أيام قبل

    In the near future, scientists will prove this video was very accurate.
    Or maybe not.

  • Beautiful
    Beautiful أيام قبل

    If you’re interested in space I highly recommend downloading Space Engine. It’s super mind blowing

  • Jon Astra
    Jon Astra أيام قبل

    If the stranger quarks are unstable, how stranger matter can be stable?

  • Tithi Choksi
    Tithi Choksi أيام قبل +1

    I like how this guy could be saying complete bull and we would still be fascinsted by it

    RAVEN EYES أيام قبل

    Kurzgesagt: the Big Bang} me: OO that’s naughty to hear that from u

  • Big Boss
    Big Boss أيام قبل +1

    Kurzgesagt - Terrorism in a Nutshell

  • Bảmdj 0 Nguyễn
    Bảmdj 0 Nguyễn أيام قبل

    I just care the new intro only

  • Felix Maier
    Felix Maier أيام قبل

    Why do you assume that strange matter is so very stable, when everything we made and looked at that is vaguely similar should and did decay very fast?
    You even say everything but up and down quarks are unstable. Sure in a neutron star, strange things may happen, but as soon as pressure is released, what tells us that that strange matter doesn't just decay?

  • Flamster Dabster
    Flamster Dabster أيام قبل +1

    Would the world be better if humans wouldnt exist?

  • NN&N
    NN&N أيام قبل

    Out of curiosity, how would strange matter interact with antimatter?


    Strange matter is the cancer of universe

  • ebb
    ebb أيام قبل

    Meantioning the simplification. Good.

  • Nishant kataria
    Nishant kataria أيام قبل

    Always likes before watching :)

  • mcalladin
    mcalladin أيام قبل

    Strange bird

  • Assassins Creeps
    Assassins Creeps أيام قبل +1

    Can someone explain why is this in my music mix?


  • Excentric
    Excentric أيام قبل

    Ok, let's make a video about things we can't prove. Boring. Same as the atomic bombs one. Boring and useless.

  • Inu Bayu Aji
    Inu Bayu Aji أيام قبل +1

    Sure I am not scared. Yeh for sure

  • htf5555
    htf5555 أيام قبل +3

    dont worry. doctor strange is an expert in this, he'll protect us

  • Leva 2019
    Leva 2019 أيام قبل +1

    ? Школа 101 я тря

  • Ashley Leelodharry
    Ashley Leelodharry أيام قبل +1

    Video idea : how to terraform a planet,
    I think it would be very interesting as it’s been hinted at in previous videos and an In depth look at it would be awesome in my opinion

  • Alfan Fatir Fatikah
    Alfan Fatir Fatikah أيام قبل

    Hi Kurzgesagt, would you like to explain zoo particles and make the video about that?......Thank you

  • Luis Ka
    Luis Ka أيام قبل

    Jetz will ich auch n Quark

  • Louis Chan
    Louis Chan أيام قبل

    me love your stuff i also have an ideas what if we use the dark web

  • SS S
    SS S أيام قبل

    Have we ever witnessed this phenomenon?

  • ⋆ TheBestWarrior101 ⋆
    ⋆ TheBestWarrior101 ⋆ أيام قبل

    So this is what rick uses for his portal

  • Joydip Lite
    Joydip Lite أيام قبل

    Strange matter still can’t destroy Kim’s ass

  • Crash Bandicoot
    Crash Bandicoot أيام قبل

    Thanks !

  • ender slot
    ender slot أيام قبل

    Strange quark-cancer

  • #Danny Romero
    #Danny Romero أيام قبل

    Cause I like birds to

  • #Danny Romero
    #Danny Romero أيام قبل +1

    Is your favorite animal a bird cause I have seen many other birds in your videos

  • Windwolf001
    Windwolf001 أيام قبل

    Just a wild theory but... Perhaps we don't see this strange matter, and haven't been contaminated with it, because it decays much faster than it can infect other forms of matter... Which would be even more strange, because apparently strange matter only decays through weak force.

  • HarshRrrr
    HarshRrrr أيام قبل

    Can u guys please make video on india's politcs and hooks and crooks used by diffrent groups

  • oliver hale
    oliver hale أيام قبل

    I beleive that the univers has existed forever but goes through cycles every time strange matter converts the whole universe, once all matter is converted and condensed to one massive strange star there will be a big bang that makes caos and unbalance back to the universe.

  • Liam Edey
    Liam Edey أيام قبل

    Why 2000 dislikes??

  • arif nyet
    arif nyet أيام قبل

    murphy laws

  • Nebison
    Nebison أيام قبل +1

    pooooooooooooop im scared of strange matter now ahhhhhh

  • Legendary 2
    Legendary 2 أيام قبل

    I just love these videos, they really show you how we could all die so simply and quickly...

    In other words, death for dummies

  • GamerSauce667
    GamerSauce667 أيام قبل +7

    How to make a Kurzgesagt video:
    Step 1: Mention Human Extinction
    Step 2: Make people paranoid about death
    Step 3: Add some birds

  • Johnathon Landis
    Johnathon Landis 2 أيام قبل

    I don't know if this true or not, but I always thought that when a star explodes, it would help continue expanding the universe. So I always thought the universe would continue expanding for a long time as long as stars explode. This made me to also believe that it is very possible for the universe to be way larger than what we initially believe considering it would expand from ripples. Much like how when you throw a stone a ripple continues on for a while. So a star exploding would expand the universe multiple times. That was always my thought. I don't know if that is true though. Haha

  • Pranay Sarveiya
    Pranay Sarveiya 2 أيام قبل

    The flood from Halo

  • GalaxyOfReeses KIng
    GalaxyOfReeses KIng 2 أيام قبل

    Death Battle: "Unless you're SUPERMAN!"

  • William and William
    William and William 2 أيام قبل

    Holy Guacamole. Another thing to worry about today.

  • Smaug the Dragon
    Smaug the Dragon 2 أيام قبل

    Ok, I'm honestly not convinced that this would happen. What's stopping the quarks from decaying once they're free?

  • Rouge_ Grenade
    Rouge_ Grenade 2 أيام قبل

    Basically zombie virus but alot more worse and cna infect planets too

  • Hadley Canine
    Hadley Canine 2 أيام قبل

    Was that a launch arcology at 7:06?

  • Jeremy Morris
    Jeremy Morris 2 أيام قبل

    That's okay I didn't really need to sleep tonight

  • Jimmie Eakins
    Jimmie Eakins 2 أيام قبل +1

    Matter: *just sitting there*
    Strange Matter: *its free real estate*

  • Antivirus
    Antivirus 2 أيام قبل

    Quacks 101

  • Mackenzie Beeney
    Mackenzie Beeney 2 أيام قبل

    ....that is utterly bizarre, and I am not understanding how Strange matter assimilates all other matter.

  • Ancap Zombie
    Ancap Zombie 2 أيام قبل

    Why'd this show up in my youtube music mix?

  • Darcy Moss
    Darcy Moss 2 أيام قبل

    Couple thousand years ago motherfuckers where impressed by fire and whose stick was pointier.

  • Coded x5
    Coded x5 2 أيام قبل

    Almost a 9 million subs

  • Thomas Dickson
    Thomas Dickson 2 أيام قبل

    intergalactic std

  • TrissiSenpai
    TrissiSenpai 2 أيام قبل

    Strange Matter converts earth into Strange Matter.
    Some bird: Learning new stuff on brilliant

  • Indago
    Indago 2 أيام قبل

    Question- If our brains evolved to understand language and it's concept, then could we evolve to understand or imagine how space growing would look like? Would we be able to create an image in our minds of what came before the big bang?

  • Rome101yoav
    Rome101yoav 2 أيام قبل

    While we are all happy to see Kurz back on track with cool physics explained in layman's terms, we do need to take a moment and appreciate Steve Taylor, the amazing narrator. Mr. Taylor, you are doing us all a great service, thank you!

  • Pro Gamer
    Pro Gamer 2 أيام قبل +1

    The art style made me bust a nut

  • esteban vega
    esteban vega 2 أيام قبل

    This is true?

  • Aleksej Trajkovski
    Aleksej Trajkovski 2 أيام قبل

    best channel that ever existed and will exist

  • Brandon Sergent
    Brandon Sergent 2 أيام قبل

    This video is absolutely beautiful.

  • HgOST music
    HgOST music 2 أيام قبل

    Scientists: how should we name them?
    Another scientist: just put strange in the beginning

  • Magnetic Hug
    Magnetic Hug 2 أيام قبل

    Human existence doesnt make any fucking sense by occidental logic, so how tf did we come up with the idea of reasoning and logic? Is it natural, is it not? We are such limited beings bro wtf

  • Ray Jen
    Ray Jen 2 أيام قبل

    Can you explain what would happen with the other 3 varieties of quarks? Or would the same reactions occur?

  • b0nes
    b0nes 2 أيام قبل

    How can Earth freeze to death if Earth is converted to Strange Matter?

  • bixylim
    bixylim 2 أيام قبل

    If strange matter could convert any other matter into itself, wouldn't it convert completely the neutron star that contains it first? And we should have found many strange stars already, considering strangelets could convert many other stars as well.

  • GigaMan795
    GigaMan795 2 أيام قبل

    So why can't we just follow the splatter of nutron star collisions so see if there is any statistical increase in nutron stars there?

  • Flamer334677 Man
    Flamer334677 Man 2 أيام قبل

    Hey can you do a video on article 13

  • George HDS
    George HDS 2 أيام قبل

    The more i know about our universe, the more dangerous it looks like.. Awesome!

  • Susano
    Susano 2 أيام قبل

    Can we have a schrödinger's cat episode ?

  • Apricots
    Apricots 2 أيام قبل

    Strange matter, dark matter, dark energy, black holes... When will we understand them all?

  • Ellie Spry
    Ellie Spry 2 أيام قبل

    Before watching the video, I thought that it being called Strange Matter had to do with quarks (Strange and Charm quarks, to be precise) Im only 2 minutes in, so I'm just gonna.. uhh.. keep watching.

  • slashitup101
    slashitup101 2 أيام قبل

    feeling kinda strange might infect the earth later idk

  • gato_feliz animation
    gato_feliz animation 2 أيام قبل

    4:29 did they just die?

  • Juan Navarro
    Juan Navarro 2 أيام قبل

    When you said that it takes you 1200 hours to make a video. I did the math and if you work without sleeping it would take you 50 days. But with sleep it would take you 100 days if you work 12 hours a day. So I think you lied. No offense.

  • Alex Hyer
    Alex Hyer 2 أيام قبل

    Strange quarks sound like the subatomic equivalent of prions.

  • The Frisk and Sans club !
    The Frisk and Sans club ! 2 أيام قبل

    another science lesson

  • Ben TZK///Ben The Zombie Killer

    4:06 Perfectly stable, as all things should be

  • Tom Levinger
    Tom Levinger 2 أيام قبل

    If strange matter can destroy stars why can't it destroy netron star ?

  • AimlessPassions
    AimlessPassions 2 أيام قبل

    “We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.”
    H. P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu

  • Cheeseburger Monkey
    Cheeseburger Monkey 2 أيام قبل

    earth: *exists*

  • Cheeseburger Monkey
    Cheeseburger Monkey 2 أيام قبل

    is it really green?

  • HECKproductions
    HECKproductions 2 أيام قبل +1

    if there are so many strangelets why are there not many many suns and planets and asteroids that have been converted to strange matter?