The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained

  • Published: 14 April 2019
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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  1 weeks back

      The quarks look like miis. From the wii.

      PHILL SHIVELY  1 weeks back

      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  2 weeks back

      I Like your video

      DISK0N3CTED  3 weeks back

      Does black holes die out?

    • Felix Reuß
      Felix Reuß  1 months back

      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 ^^

  • surearrow
    surearrow  2 hours back

    >> Scientist are learning that these videos are awesome..."or maybe not".

    • Mr Lordblader
      Mr Lordblader  12 hours back

      Fun fact: fun facts are not fun :)

      • Agu Rich
        Agu Rich  17 hours back

        Kurzgezagt: stragen qurkz convrt to rglar qurkz
        Kurzgezagt: it createz stragen matter

        • Agu Rich
          Agu Rich  17 hours back

          Kurzgesagt: it cud destroy da wrld
          Kurzgesagt: itz stabel datz y cud destroy da wrld

          • 32gigs
            32gigs  19 hours back

            >really don't want to be together
            Can relate

            • ven ra
              ven ra  20 hours back

              Hmm... this is 'strange'.

              • Richard Polster
                Richard Polster  1 days back

                What the duck

                • PRGG
                  PRGG  1 days back

                  Everyone gangsta untill strangelet touches them

                  • Edin Meco
                    Edin Meco  1 days back

                    Fascinating. The Universe truly is a strange and we may never understand it. Strange Matter could literally be heading to earth at a fast speed but the Strange Matter could be trillions upon trillions of kilometres away.

                    • A Google User
                      A Google User  1 days back

                      We all already know how the universe began, but it's a little religious so I'm not going to say

                      • Appoddigare
                        Appoddigare  2 days back

                        Universe is such a creepy place full of creepy stuff

                        • Leela Patil
                          Leela Patil  2 days back

                          just put another qark ather than up and down ones maybe

                          • Damir Vakhitov
                            Damir Vakhitov  3 days back

                            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
                              AntSwift1  3 days back

                              sounds like a black hole, because they would also eat up light making them black

                              • heshers
                                heshers  3 days back

                                strange matter is how the original xbox intro was made

                                • Samuel Li
                                  Samuel Li  4 days back

                                  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  4 days back

                                    Quack:too much pressure, I wanna be alone

                                    • Abdul Rahman
                                      Abdul Rahman  4 days back

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

                                      • vengful howl 2358
                                        vengful howl 2358  4 days back

                                        Strange matter: perfectly all things should be.

                                        • Lothric Dogs
                                          Lothric Dogs  5 days back

                                          But when is the flood coming?

                                          • Steve Wharram
                                            Steve Wharram  5 days back


                                            • Aidan Adkins
                                              Aidan Adkins  5 days back

                                              2:33 The infinity stones.

                                              • Kiz Armstrong
                                                Kiz Armstrong  5 days back

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

                                                • Kevin Müller
                                                  Kevin Müller  5 days back

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

                                                  • Logan Browne
                                                    Logan Browne  5 days back

                                                    Question, is it actually green

                                                    • Supertrain12
                                                      Supertrain12  5 days back

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

                                                      • See U Later
                                                        See U Later  6 days back

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

                                                        • Oz Channel
                                                          Oz Channel  6 days back

                                                          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  6 days back

                                                            2:07 called quacks

                                                            He didn’t said that but he could have

                                                            • Chinchilla Warrior
                                                              Chinchilla Warrior  6 days back

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

                                                              • Emmanuel Anthony
                                                                Emmanuel Anthony  6 days back

                                                                Nice! I subscribed this is so good

                                                                • Leandro Bonfim
                                                                  Leandro Bonfim  6 days back

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

                                                                  • Shayne O'Neill
                                                                    Shayne O'Neill  6 days back

                                                                    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  7 days back

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

                                                                      • Army Kookie
                                                                        Army Kookie  7 days back

                                                                        4:12 soo bedrock?

                                                                        • Jackson Boulton
                                                                          Jackson Boulton  7 days back

                                                                          Mabey strange matter is uranium

                                                                          • XxnoobslayerxX Oof
                                                                            XxnoobslayerxX Oof  7 days back

                                                                            Universe: exists

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

                                                                            • TotalRookie_LV
                                                                              TotalRookie_LV  7 days back

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

                                                                              • Hollyleaf Gaming
                                                                                Hollyleaf Gaming  1 weeks back

                                                                                Normal ducks: Quack quack
                                                                                Kurzgesagt: Quark quark

                                                                                • PatrickASMR Mukbang
                                                                                  PatrickASMR Mukbang  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Am I the only one who finds this serious?

                                                                                  • Lee Shaw
                                                                                    Lee Shaw  1 weeks back

                                                                                    stranger things is starting to make sense now

                                                                                    • dinozaur pickupline
                                                                                      dinozaur pickupline  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Hello to a stranglet passing by

                                                                                      • Сабай Сабаич

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

                                                                                        • Choxolet yo
                                                                                          Choxolet yo  1 weeks back

                                                                                          *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  1 weeks back

                                                                                            So this is actually real right?

                                                                                            • Yours Truely
                                                                                              Yours Truely  1 weeks back

                                                                                              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  1 weeks back

                                                                                                dont let hulk get his hands on this