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 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

      The quarks look like miis. From the wii.

      PHILL SHIVELY 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

      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 19 วันที่ผ่านมา

      I Like your video

      DISK0N3CTED 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Does black holes die out?

    • Felix Reuß
      Felix Reuß หลายเดือนก่อน

      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 ^^

  • N. Vree
    N. Vree 44 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    Are there anymore videos provided regarding the Quark Stars? I'd like to know more about them.

  • Rodrigo
    Rodrigo 7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    So... there is hope!

  • Amgalanbat Chinbat
    Amgalanbat Chinbat 12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Kurzgesagt videos are way scarier than horror movies

  • Kiến Văn Nguyễn
    Kiến Văn Nguyễn 13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Strangelets: Exist
    Planets: am i joke to you

  • KoolBeanz4TheWin
    KoolBeanz4TheWin 16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Kinda cool knowing we can just turn into a blob of strange quarks at any second

  • the1onlynoob
    the1onlynoob 20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    If quark matter is of sufficient density to produce strange quarks, what makes them so stable and immune to decay at such high energy levels?
    Following up from that, wouldn’t it be a leap to call them perfect matter if quark matter is the result of insufficient gravity to form a black hole and thus could potentially change into a more dense singularity?
    Also what makes strange matter so ‘contagious’ that other matter would forgo the normal process of entropy and spontaneously reach a higher energy state upon physical contact?

  • KildroneInfinite
    KildroneInfinite วันที่ผ่านมา

    So if a Strangelet would convert the sun into a Strange Star why is the Neutron Star not converted?

  • Tora Blaze
    Tora Blaze วันที่ผ่านมา

    Space virus

  • Kiến Văn Nguyễn
    Kiến Văn Nguyễn วันที่ผ่านมา

    Strangelets: Destructing the universe.
    Thanos: Want to know your location

  • Kiến Văn Nguyễn
    Kiến Văn Nguyễn วันที่ผ่านมา

    Strangelets: I'm the most destructive thing in the universe
    Black hole: Hold my gravity
    Strangelets: noooooooooooooooo

  • NitzTheGamer
    NitzTheGamer วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    This is fucking terrifying

  • erzuh
    erzuh วันที่ผ่านมา

    this made me scared that one day im just going to become a strangelet

  • Booper Dooper Vlogs
    Booper Dooper Vlogs วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    More of these videos will be found in Area 51

  • DougtheDonkeyTV
    DougtheDonkeyTV วันที่ผ่านมา

    Meh, it’s all gonna be eaten by black holes anyways lol

  • Uboa
    Uboa วันที่ผ่านมา

    This kinda reminded me about Phazon from Metroid Prime, although it's different from a Strange Quark the fact that it essentially corrupts everything it touches is cool and scary.

  • This is Patrick
    This is Patrick วันที่ผ่านมา

    In a nutshell: space hella weird

  • surearrow
    surearrow 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Mr Lordblader
    Mr Lordblader 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Fun fact: fun facts are not fun :)

  • Agu Rich
    Agu Rich 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Agu Rich
    Agu Rich 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

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

  • config
    config 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    >really don't want to be together
    Can relate

  • ven ra
    ven ra 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Hmm... this is 'strange'.

  • Richard Polster
    Richard Polster 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What the duck

  • PRGG
    PRGG 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Everyone gangsta untill strangelet touches them

  • Edin Meco
    Edin Meco 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Appoddigare
    Appoddigare 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Universe is such a creepy place full of creepy stuff

  • Leela Patil
    Leela Patil 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    just put another qark ather than up and down ones maybe

  • Damir Vakhitov
    Damir Vakhitov 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • heshers
    heshers 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    strange matter is how the original xbox intro was made

  • Samuel Li
    Samuel Li 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Quack:too much pressure, I wanna be alone

  • Abdul Rahman
    Abdul Rahman 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • vengful howl 2358
    vengful howl 2358 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Strange matter: perfectly all things should be.

  • Lothric Dogs
    Lothric Dogs 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    But when is the flood coming?

  • Steve Wharram
    Steve Wharram 6 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • Aidan Adkins
    Aidan Adkins 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    2:33 The infinity stones.

  • Kiz Armstrong
    Kiz Armstrong 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Kevin Müller
    Kevin Müller 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

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

  • Logan Browne
    Logan Browne 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Question, is it actually green

  • Supertrain12
    Supertrain12 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • See U Later
    See U Later 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Oz Channel
    Oz Channel 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2:07 called quacks

    He didn’t said that but he could have

  • Chinchilla Warrior
    Chinchilla Warrior 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Emmanuel Anthony
    Emmanuel Anthony 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nice! I subscribed this is so good

  • Leandro Bonfim
    Leandro Bonfim 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Shayne O'Neill
    Shayne O'Neill 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

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

  • Army Kookie
    Army Kookie 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    4:12 soo bedrock?

  • Jackson Boulton
    Jackson Boulton 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Mabey strange matter is uranium

  • XxnoobslayerxX Oof
    XxnoobslayerxX Oof 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • TotalRookie_LV
    TotalRookie_LV 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Hollyleaf Gaming
    Hollyleaf Gaming 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    Normal ducks: Quack quack
    Kurzgesagt: Quark quark

  • PatrickASMR Mukbang
    PatrickASMR Mukbang 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Am I the only one who finds this serious?

  • Lee Shaw
    Lee Shaw 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    stranger things is starting to make sense now

  • dinozaur pickupline
    dinozaur pickupline 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Hello to a stranglet passing by

  • Сабай Сабаич
    Сабай Сабаич 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Choxolet yo
    Choxolet yo 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +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 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    So this is actually real right?

  • Yours Truely
    Yours Truely 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    dont let hulk get his hands on this

  • Contemplative Insight
    Contemplative Insight 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +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 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Moechtegernpilot1
    Moechtegernpilot1 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Und was ist mit Joghurtsternen??

  • 2h4ck LiF3
    2h4ck LiF3 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • klazzera
    klazzera 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • MauLob
    MauLob 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Vedant Jumle
    Vedant Jumle 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    universe war z

  • Kristaps Vilnis
    Kristaps Vilnis 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    quarkmire new family guy episode

  • Daniel
    Daniel 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That would be a grat animepower

  • SweaterPawsROLVe
    SweaterPawsROLVe 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

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

  • m' lady
    m' lady 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    We could use it for a power source

  • Pierre R.
    Pierre R. 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Kurzgesagt german is a great way to lerarn german btw xD

  • Sam Labo
    Sam Labo 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

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

  • Shareen Ho
    Shareen Ho 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

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

      WAΓUIGI 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Daniel Grace
    Daniel Grace 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "You're denser than a neutron star" 😂

  • 1000 Subs By Comments
    1000 Subs By Comments 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +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 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Who’s adrenaline was pumping during this video

  • Unknown
    Unknown 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Matheus M.
    Matheus M. 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    BAVI - Birds Are Very Important

  • leoncita 2330
    leoncita 2330 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Mason Puhalovic
    Mason Puhalovic 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • The1catt Cat game
    The1catt Cat game 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I am stranger than the strangest thing in this world

  • Britty Cheeze
    Britty Cheeze 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Anxiety has entered the chat

  • DucQy
    DucQy 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nice. Now I won't sleep at night.

  • Paolo Salazar O.
    Paolo Salazar O. 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • KingJacobElijah hajilEbocaJgniK
    KingJacobElijah hajilEbocaJgniK 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    They could keep their surface area

  • jonathan sauceda
    jonathan sauceda 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How are we sure this isn't regular matter

  • JP Labs
    JP Labs 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

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

  • Torflud
    Torflud 13 วันที่ผ่านมา

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

  • Joe Quah
    Joe Quah 13 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • Fun Korean Person
    Fun Korean Person 13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Strangelet: *IM SORRY JON*

  • Boosted Churro
    Boosted Churro 13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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?

  • Nugget Appelget
    Nugget Appelget 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    kurzgesagt: quarks really don't want to be alone
    Wow sounds a lot like me...