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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  • cyka neu

    cyka neu

    Day ago

    K

  • Jenny Scott

    Jenny Scott

    2 days ago

    Thank you 😊 for your support and your name and the best for your as well as your own personality

  • Pandasss

    Pandasss

    7 days ago

    What happens if it toishes a human? Will it turn us to superheroes 😂 ?

  • Anthony Umana-Paniagua

    Anthony Umana-Paniagua

    16 days ago

    I past the 6th grade 😀

  • conmadben

    conmadben

    26 days ago

    Thx guys. I needed my monthly does of existencial crysis...

  • Sage Blyth

    Sage Blyth

    3 hours ago

    2:19 That's the cutest thing I've seen today

  • SirDoi

    SirDoi

    3 hours ago

    Did Dr. Strange make this matter to bend rules?

  • Shounak Kale

    Shounak Kale

    15 hours ago

    Very nice video

  • Charmaine Russell

    Charmaine Russell

    17 hours ago

    I would like to forget about strangelets....

  • Thomas Neihoff

    Thomas Neihoff

    Day ago

    Ah yes, nothing like spending my evening learning about gigantic spheres of suffering waiting to turn the universe into green goo at any second.

  • MrMoticuko

    MrMoticuko

    Day ago

    Stranger Things confirmed

  • Kelsang Gyudzhin

    Kelsang Gyudzhin

    Day ago

    2:31 Oh god their little faces I love them I just can't even XD

  • Kutluhan Bilgeşah Bayzan

    Kutluhan Bilgeşah Bayzan

    Day ago

    What if humans use strangelets for weapon world and galaxy is be die.

  • Iustinian Motac

    Iustinian Motac

    Day ago

    Thank you for existing.

  • Taufik Nur Rahmanda

    Taufik Nur Rahmanda

    Day ago

    I have a different though about this. I think the core of neutron star is a very small singularity and maybe that's a dark matter; no light can illuminate it and it's not harmful, it bends space and time but can't interact with physical thing because of its size. This is just my hypothesis though.

  • TheFamousArthur

    TheFamousArthur

    Day ago

    Where are CHARM, BOTTOM, and TOP quarks?

  • Albert25012501

    Albert25012501

    Day ago

    So....that would be a really bad idea to forge THAT hammer for Thor.....

  • Cassia Chloe

    Cassia Chloe

    Day ago

    this animator must smoke a lot of dmt its beautiful

  • Bianca Pilichi

    Bianca Pilichi

    Day ago

    Kurzgesagt's videos always give me a slight, ancestral anxiety

  • mtilford

    mtilford

    Day ago

    So...Strange matter might work like Vonnegut's "Ice-9?" Between this and the potentially lurking vacuum decay catastrophe, I don't even know why I put on pants anymore.

  • 윤우성

    윤우성

    Day ago

    !

  • Dan Cooper

    Dan Cooper

    2 days ago

    I'm not going to worry about it.

  • Eurus

    Eurus

    2 days ago

    doctor strange: hOLD MY BEER

  • P G

    P G

    2 days ago

    So that is a tiberium.

  • keith dunham

    keith dunham

    2 days ago

    really an ad about tat stupid ark in kentucky ??

  • SCRUMB

    SCRUMB

    2 days ago

    Strange matter: *Exist* Dr strange: Strange up boi!

  • Nathan Stene

    Nathan Stene

    2 days ago

    Hey, I study physics in Brussels and I'm reading a few scientific articles on the subject. In particular, it's been 35 years we know strangelets are not dangerous whatsoever. Here it is, supported by all background and calculations you might want to check : "If quark matter with strangeness is bound, then energetically it can grow indefinitely by absorbing nucleons. On might at first think that quark matter would be dangerous in contact with ordinary matter, but this is not the case. [...] To balance the chemical potential difference, there will be an almost equal electrostatic potential of +50MeV at the surface of (and throughout) a nugget of quark matter, this potential will be more than adequate to repel positively charged nuclei at ordinary temperatures or at reasonably low velocities. Quark matter is in this respect no more dangerous than oxygen." Edward Witten, "Cosmic separation of phases", Physical Review D,1984 Also, I have checked your source for your "end of the world" theory - your source EXPLICITELY says the scenario is unlikely because it would mean having negatively charged strangelets. Once again I'm a bit disappointed by the way you guys transmit scientific information.

  • XL Gamer

    XL Gamer

    2 days ago

    Wait he if a strange matter enter to our atmosphere so it will transform our atmosphere to strangemoshper so it is meaning........... SmOkE wEeD eVeRyDaY (don't use weed for you and people who loves you) (Sorry for bad my bad english there is can be mistakes)

  • Da Drumma

    Da Drumma

    3 days ago

    Maybe strange matter is the ultimate form of existence and we're fools to resist assimilation.

  • LegendaryDoge

    LegendaryDoge

    3 days ago

    How to make this video 2 second long Strange Matter is Strange

  • Adasha Stewart

    Adasha Stewart

    3 days ago

    Being that black holes are possibly natural universal time machines I don't know if throwing strange matter into one is a good idea if we had the means to do so. You're literally shooting in the dark

  • World Shell

    World Shell

    3 days ago

    Who knows this strange stuff can be used as unlimited power source that could disobey thermodynamic laws

  • Depopa

    Depopa

    3 days ago

    thanks for the anxiety

  • Fancy Hotdog

    Fancy Hotdog

    3 days ago

    Kurzgesagt: Perfectly dense, perfectly stable, indestructible. My brain: *Perfectly balanced, as all things should be*

  • Regine Young

    Regine Young

    3 days ago

    Quack

  • Aristides e a Galáxia

    Aristides e a Galáxia

    3 days ago

    and WHATS HAPPEN WITH THE FINAL BIRD

  • Oliveer Mitteer

    Oliveer Mitteer

    3 days ago

    Warum ist da ein Fidget Spinner im Thumbnail ? English: Why is there a Fidget Spinner in the Thumbnail ?

  • MLG Master

    MLG Master

    3 days ago

    If you think we’re gonna freeze to death without a brilliant bright sun come to Manchester we don’t see the sun we see gray gray gray

  • MLG Master

    MLG Master

    3 days ago

    D E N S E

  • ganymede242

    ganymede242

    3 days ago

    Quark should rhyme with quart, not fart. From Murray Gell-Mann "The Quark and the Jaguar": "In 1963, when I assigned the name "quark" to the fundamental constituents of the nucleon, I had the sound first, without the spelling, which could have been "kwork". Then, in one of my occasional perusals of Finnegans Wake, by James Joyce, I came across the word "quark" in the phrase "Three quarks for Muster Mark". Since "quark" (meaning, for one thing, the cry of the gull) was clearly intended to rhyme with "Mark", as well as "bark" and other such words, I had to find an excuse to pronounce it as "kwork". But the book represents the dream of a publican named Humphrey Chimpden Earwicker. Words in the text are typically drawn from several sources at once, like the "portmanteau" words in "Through the Looking-Glass". From time to time, phrases occur in the book that are partially determined by calls for drinks at the bar. I argued, therefore, that perhaps one of the multiple sources of the cry "Three quarks for Muster Mark" might be "Three quarts for Mister Mark", in which case the pronunciation "kwork" would not be totally unjustified. In any case, the number three fitted perfectly the way quarks occur in nature."

  • Carolina Montealegre

    Carolina Montealegre

    3 days ago

    Someone thought about MOONCAKE from Final Space?

  • Crisselle Heart

    Crisselle Heart

    3 days ago

    supernova to neutron star to quark matter to quark star to strange quark to strange matter to strangelets

  • Rohan Shetty

    Rohan Shetty

    3 days ago

    Nope, I I still don't get it

  • 53 ' er

    53 ' er

    3 days ago

    I thought matter means something different like "it doesnt matter" or is it used as well for Material

  • 53 ' er

    53 ' er

    3 days ago

    Is this "strange thing" thing proven or do they just asume that

  • Alexandros Huang

    Alexandros Huang

    3 days ago

    Wait a second wouldn’t the strange matter infect the neutron star

  • vegetariansteak

    vegetariansteak

    4 days ago

    so basically subatomic zombies

  • Gamma Del Ray

    Gamma Del Ray

    4 days ago

    Being infectiously converted into some strange nuclear matter by a small droplet of neutron star core sounds kind of romantic in my eyes.

  • SmilingDude 4325

    SmilingDude 4325

    4 days ago

    Bends the rules of the universe = SCP.

  • Pig Ster

    Pig Ster

    4 days ago

    So strange quark is vibranium

  • LooneyScouter

    LooneyScouter

    4 days ago

    Is this just based on guessing? XD Can't imagine humans to understand something so complex and unknown.

  • Nick Siegner

    Nick Siegner

    4 days ago

    I love how the whole commentsection is just memes about strange matter

  • Zack Wright

    Zack Wright

    4 days ago

    So its like a sickness that could spread through out the Multiverse and destroy everything it touches....great

  • SevenPheonix329

    SevenPheonix329

    4 days ago

    *wibbily* matter

  • Steve Chu

    Steve Chu

    4 days ago

    Strange matter is made from Doctor strange

  • hike rieger

    hike rieger

    4 days ago

    Time to play with strange matter *Drops someone: you doomed us all

  • Burhan Sabaz

    Burhan Sabaz

    4 days ago

    OH MY ALLAH!

  • KaylaByCandlelight

    KaylaByCandlelight

    5 days ago

    Can you do a video on an EMP

  • Jace Baptista-Allan

    Jace Baptista-Allan

    5 days ago

    Is he suggesting that we use the densest thing in the universe as a source of power? Like: Scientist: picks up a drop of strange matter between tweezers Strangelet: travels straight to the center of earth, closing up the hole behind it

  • Alex Ng

    Alex Ng

    5 days ago

    Denses material in the universe ( from weakest to strongest) Our Sun Neutron star Black hole Nokia3310

  • Ghost Reportin'

    Ghost Reportin'

    5 days ago

    Ice-9

  • / CringeLord /

    / CringeLord /

    5 days ago

    I like how this channel uses birbs

  • Leo He

    Leo He

    5 days ago

    Might just be me but isn't this argument just a bit flawed. Suppose strange matter does exist as noted and that theres a lot of it. If we assume that everything that contacts strange matter wants to change to enter the stabler and stronger form of the strange matter, and there was a lot of strange matter in the beginning of the universe, why isn't everything already strange matter. Why have we no knowledge of it until now. I want to note that in the beginning, Kurzgesagt noted that there is a chance that strange mattter converts everything it contacts yet for the entire second half, this off chance suddenly turned definitive, as if it were a fact rather then a theory

  • Arthas The Lich King

    Arthas The Lich King

    5 days ago

    Plot twist:we are all already made of strange matter and we just don't know it

  • Arthas The Lich King

    Arthas The Lich King

    5 days ago

    Plot twist:we are all already made of strange matter and we just don't know it

  • Rubem Parisi

    Rubem Parisi

    5 days ago

    Im the subscriber number 8.955.515

  • Drew Johnson

    Drew Johnson

    5 days ago

    It should probably be noted that this videos topic is hypothetical in every sense of the word. There has been no observational confirmation of stable stranglets, and current observations seem to favor the idea that neutron stars (or at least their surfaces) are comprised of regular, nuclear matter. Cool video, and a good treatment of a speculative and interesting theory, but you should probably make it more clear that this is more of an astrophysical curiosity than anything else right now.

  • Flame Haze Mithril

    Flame Haze Mithril

    5 days ago

    Hmm, I just got an idea for a new missile warhead. Thanks Kurgezagt 😂

  • ibrahim Tariq

    ibrahim Tariq

    5 days ago

    GOOD!

  • ibrahim Tariq

    ibrahim Tariq

    5 days ago

    amazing videos I subbed and liked THANKS ALOT!!!

  • FLX Sam

    FLX Sam

    5 days ago

    Wow humans are definitely not ready to face that sort of problem

  • Squishy Spud

    Squishy Spud

    5 days ago

    Kurz gesagt, wir stecken in der Klemme

  • Obito Uchiha

    Obito Uchiha

    5 days ago

    I am more afraid watching Kurzgesagt videos compared to watching horror movies.

  • Blade of Godolo

    Blade of Godolo

    5 days ago

    question, what the hell would happen if two black holes meet my first comment on any social media and this is it, its been bugging me for quite some time now. i know there are websites dedicated to this type of stuff but u guys make it simpler and to be honest fun to watch even if there a bit dark still i would like it if anyone could help understand.tnx a lot,peace!!✌️

  • StijntjeHap

    StijntjeHap

    5 days ago

    The more I watch kurzgesagt, the more i know about how much I do not know, and the more i start feeling like the world can end any second lol

  • Arthur morgen

    Arthur morgen

    5 days ago

    Nah rdr2 is 1000000000000 more times dangerous

  • LeQuiller

    LeQuiller

    5 days ago

    Zombie infection????

  • Monique Ward

    Monique Ward

    5 days ago

    I don't know if it's just me but I listen to Kurzgesagt videos and mostly not watch it. I find the music here to be louder if not the same as the volume of the content audio. A little distracting. Other than that it's a good video. Thanks!

  • Pro SKIMON5

    Pro SKIMON5

    6 days ago

    1:08 neuciai Edit 1: die

  • Pro SKIMON5

    Pro SKIMON5

    6 days ago

    pin me

  • KSR3

    KSR3

    6 days ago

    quarks = quacks

  • Mat E

    Mat E

    6 days ago

    "In the beginning God"

  • Gordon B

    Gordon B

    6 days ago

    Top 3 on USdownload. Teaching you something in an entertaining way, instead of stupid cat videos and people farting....

  • Pro Odermonicon

    Pro Odermonicon

    6 days ago

    Strange matter = exotic matter?

  • Peanut butter

    Peanut butter

    6 days ago

    ......thanks kurzgesagt now I have a new fear

  • zazaplus200 7

    zazaplus200 7

    6 days ago

    Bonjour

  • Niko

    Niko

    6 days ago

    Wow! I can die literally any second!

  • Sweet and Sour

    Sweet and Sour

    6 days ago

    All I hear is “quack”.

  • cody taylor

    cody taylor

    6 days ago

    I wonder what would happen if a strangelet entered a singularity, or if a gamma ray burst shot through a strange star. Does dark matter convert to strange matter over time as well as regular matter would. What if something was shot through a strange star at the speed of light? Would its matter debilitate fast enough to become strange matter. Would strange matter be affected by a black hole as other matter would since it is the most impenetrable thing in the universe ( well ... other than flex tape at least ). This video gives me a lot of questions about strange stars.

  • Super Clutch

    Super Clutch

    6 days ago

    we need a movie about this

  • Michael Chen

    Michael Chen

    6 days ago

    These videos scare the shit out of me...

  • Austin Love

    Austin Love

    6 days ago

    5:02 plot of The Blob?

  • Austin Love

    Austin Love

    6 days ago

    535 ryu18-10-

  • Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    6 days ago

  • Chenzhong Wang

    Chenzhong Wang

    6 days ago

    4:25 shouldn't the glass turn into strange matter instead of cracking?

  • Sir Angelus

    Sir Angelus

    4 days ago

    Chenzhong Wang YESS

  • Kopek Kopkowy

    Kopek Kopkowy

    6 days ago

    Is strange matter green?

  • Randomness Productions

    Randomness Productions

    6 days ago

    maybe

  • K J

    K J

    6 days ago

    but will we still be alive after turning into strange matter???

  • Yeeter The teeter

    Yeeter The teeter

    6 days ago

    Strange: matter exists Thanos: it’s perfection

  • Hugh Mungus

    Hugh Mungus

    6 days ago

    very interesting :o

  • Lone Ghost _/\__/\_

    Lone Ghost _/\__/\_

    6 days ago

    The truth is we don’t know shit no one knows what is going on we like to think we do because we fear the unknown

  • Generaika Khaled

    Generaika Khaled

    6 days ago

    Can u talk about how iron is made in distance stars and how it reached Earth

  • Tugsjargal Otgonbuyan

    Tugsjargal Otgonbuyan

    6 days ago

    Pls make the sevcond video

  • Andrew Siegel

    Andrew Siegel

    7 days ago

    4:06 Perfectly Balanced

  • Andrew Siegel

    Andrew Siegel

    7 days ago

    0:19 Is that a figit spinner?

  • Andrew Siegel

    Andrew Siegel

    6 days ago

    @Jake Andersson I was just joking I never saw anyone use the term grammar Nazi before until today and since you corrected me I wanted to use the phrase.

  • Jake Andersson

    Jake Andersson

    6 days ago

    @Andrew Siegel what the hell man, it's not like it called you names or something, just take the note

  • Andrew Siegel

    Andrew Siegel

    6 days ago

    @Jake Andersson Thanks grammar Nazi

  • Jake Andersson

    Jake Andersson

    6 days ago

    Fidget*

  • ALAN

    ALAN

    7 days ago

    Yikes!!!

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