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 Il y a 4 jours

      The quarks look like miis. From the wii.

      PHILL SHIVELY Il y a 7 jours

      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 Il y a 14 jours

      I Like your video

      DISK0N3CTED Il y a 15 jours

      Does black holes die out?

    • Felix Reuß
      Felix Reuß Il y a 29 jours

      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 ^^

  • heshers
    heshers Il y a 9 heures

    strange matter is how the original xbox intro was made

  • Samuel Li
    Samuel Li Il y a 17 heures

    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
    陳達運 Il y a 22 heures

    Quack:too much pressure, I wanna be alone

  • Abdul Rahman
    Abdul Rahman Il y a jour

    Well, now we know what Vibranium is made up of....

  • vengful howl 2358
    vengful howl 2358 Il y a jour +1

    Strange matter: perfectly all things should be.

  • Lothric Dogs
    Lothric Dogs Il y a jour

    But when is the flood coming?

  • Steve Wharram
    Steve Wharram Il y a jour


  • Aidan Adkins
    Aidan Adkins Il y a jour +1

    2:33 The infinity stones.

  • Kiz Armstrong
    Kiz Armstrong Il y a 2 jours

    I ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ your videos so much and I ❤️ science 🧪

  • Kevin Müller
    Kevin Müller Il y a 2 jours

    Kurzgesagt: talks about _strange_ things
    Everybody in comments: *MEMES*

  • Edin Meco
    Edin Meco Il y a 2 jours

    a very cold one..

  • Logan Browne
    Logan Browne Il y a 2 jours

    Question, is it actually green

  • Supertrain12
    Supertrain12 Il y a 2 jours

    Literally *_EVERYTHING_***: *exists*
    Strangets: It's free real estate.

  • See U Later
    See U Later Il y a 2 jours

    So basically Strange matter is a cancer sick at microscopic level 😈

  • Oz Channel
    Oz Channel Il y a 3 jours

    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
    Songbird Il y a 3 jours

    2:07 called quacks

    He didn’t said that but he could have

  • Chinchilla Warrior
    Chinchilla Warrior Il y a 3 jours

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

  • Emmanuel Anthony
    Emmanuel Anthony Il y a 3 jours

    Nice! I subscribed this is so good

  • Leandro Bonfim
    Leandro Bonfim Il y a 3 jours

    imagine super advanced alien civilizations using strangelets to purge entire solar systems, that is mind blowing.

  • Shayne O'Neill
    Shayne O'Neill Il y a 3 jours

    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 Il y a 3 jours +1

    Comment section *talking about science* : We don't do that here.

  • Army Kookie
    Army Kookie Il y a 3 jours

    4:12 soo bedrock?

  • Jackson Boulton
    Jackson Boulton Il y a 3 jours

    Mabey strange matter is uranium

  • XxnoobslayerxX Oof
    XxnoobslayerxX Oof Il y a 3 jours

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

  • TotalRookie_LV
    TotalRookie_LV Il y a 3 jours

    So, it's sort of prions of a stellar size - not alive, but infectious.

  • Hollyleaf Gaming
    Hollyleaf Gaming Il y a 4 jours +3

    Normal ducks: Quack quack
    Kurzgesagt: Quark quark

  • PatrickASMR Mukbang
    PatrickASMR Mukbang Il y a 4 jours

    Am I the only one who finds this serious?

  • Lee Shaw
    Lee Shaw Il y a 4 jours

    stranger things is starting to make sense now

  • dinozaur pickupline
    dinozaur pickupline Il y a 4 jours

    Hello to a stranglet passing by

  • Сабай Сабаич
    Сабай Сабаич Il y a 4 jours

    If the strange matter so stable why it would disappear after the big bang?

  • Choxolet yo
    Choxolet yo Il y a 4 jours +2

    *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 Il y a 4 jours

    So this is actually real right?

  • Yours Truely
    Yours Truely Il y a 4 jours

    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 Il y a 4 jours

    dont let hulk get his hands on this

  • Contemplative Insight
    Contemplative Insight Il y a 4 jours +6

    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 Il y a 4 jours

      I guess scientists would just call it the "strange flu"

  • Moechtegernpilot1
    Moechtegernpilot1 Il y a 5 jours

    Und was ist mit Joghurtsternen??

  • 2h4ck LiF3
    2h4ck LiF3 Il y a 5 jours

    That s really cool, interesting . Carry on guys ciao from Italia!

  • klazzera
    klazzera Il y a 5 jours

    do TomSka work with you to make these videos? moons face in 5:29 looks like his drawings

  • MauLob
    MauLob Il y a 5 jours

    If there's something strange
    in your neighbourhood
    Who you gonna call?

  • Vedant Jumle
    Vedant Jumle Il y a 5 jours

    universe war z

  • Kristaps Vilnis
    Kristaps Vilnis Il y a 5 jours

    quarkmire new family guy episode

  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler Il y a 5 jours

    That would be a grat animepower

  • LoveYourselfBTS Answer In ROBLOX

    I feel like the comment section of every Kurzgesagt videos are meme comments

  • m' lady
    m' lady Il y a 5 jours

    We could use it for a power source

  • Pierre R.
    Pierre R. Il y a 5 jours

    Kurzgesagt german is a great way to lerarn german btw xD

  • Sam Labo
    Sam Labo Il y a 5 jours +1

    Before I die, I want to be strange Matter
    Then turn things into stranglets.

  • Shareen Ho
    Shareen Ho Il y a 5 jours +1

    Leave it to this channel to make my problems feel waaaaaay tinier. Bless.

      WAΓUIGI Il y a 4 jours

      this is your problem too. they just gave you something bigger to worry about. something out of anyones control.

  • Daniel Grace
    Daniel Grace Il y a 6 jours

    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 Il y a 6 jours

    "You're denser than a neutron star" 😂

  • 1000 Subs By Comments
    1000 Subs By Comments Il y a 6 jours +3

    I wanted to know the answer in the first 30 seconds, instead I learned 100 new things. Thanks

  • player catching hackers
    player catching hackers Il y a 6 jours

    Who’s adrenaline was pumping during this video

  • Unknown
    Unknown Il y a 6 jours

    What if strange matter is invisible? Maybe the bootes void has something to do with this

  • Matheus M.
    Matheus M. Il y a 6 jours

    BAVI - Birds Are Very Important

  • leoncita 2330
    leoncita 2330 Il y a 7 jours

    Damn I wasn't expecting to get scared about strange matter.

  • Mason Puhalovic
    Mason Puhalovic Il y a 7 jours

    What if almost everyone and everything has their on version of strange quarks

  • The1catt Cat game
    The1catt Cat game Il y a 7 jours

    I am stranger than the strangest thing in this world

  • Britty Cheeze
    Britty Cheeze Il y a 7 jours

    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 Il y a 7 jours

    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 Il y a 7 jours

    Anxiety has entered the chat

  • DucQy
    DucQy Il y a 7 jours

    Nice. Now I won't sleep at night.

  • Paolo Salazar O.
    Paolo Salazar O. Il y a 7 jours

    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 Il y a 7 jours

    “Neutron stars are the densest things that are not black holes.” What about magnetars?

  • KingJacobElijah hajilEbocaJgniK

    They could keep their surface area

  • jonathan sauceda
    jonathan sauceda Il y a 7 jours

    How are we sure this isn't regular matter

  • JP Labs
    JP Labs Il y a 7 jours +2

    ‘We’re all going to die!’
    Everyone else:

  • Torflud
    Torflud Il y a 8 jours

    So it means that black holes are very necessary for universe to sucking these harmful matter.

  • Joe Quah
    Joe Quah Il y a 8 jours


  • Fun Korean Person
    Fun Korean Person Il y a 8 jours

    Strangelet: *IM SORRY JON*

  • Boosted Churro
    Boosted Churro Il y a 8 jours

    So if I’m getting this info right, does that mean that a strange suns exist and have their own strange solar system? And aren’t strangelets being released potentially the same as a quasar beam?