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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    • 460p2
      460p2  1 days back

      feeling cute today... might start ww3 later... no biggie

    • 460p2
      460p2  1 days back

      hmmm... a tungsten bullet in a railgun might work but the atmosphere is going to f up my trayectory...

    • 460p2
      460p2  1 days back

      Hmm... how much powder does it take to shoot a bullet into space and how do I calculate the trajectory of the bullet in correlation to a satellite...

    • Dragon Dorado
      Dragon Dorado  2 days back

      Please do one on baby formula

  • X Force
    X Force  2 minutes back

    Put on headset for better experience

    • Chickknight Greenleaf
      Chickknight Greenleaf  26 minutes back

      the universe very own Nanobot Apocalypse

      • R2OTR Team
        R2OTR Team  27 minutes back

        why do I hear hidden quacks

        • Peppe Ddu
          Peppe Ddu  32 minutes back

          So, if the Large Hadron Collider creates a strangelet by accident we're all screwed.

          • abhishek menon
            abhishek menon  1 hours back

            Please tell me how you prepare the script.

            • charmaine poynter
              charmaine poynter  3 hours back

              favourite youtube channel:)

              • Daneil Labro
                Daneil Labro  3 hours back

                Omg i just discover a new deadly thing in the univerese:




                T-Series

                • Milly
                  Milly  3 hours back

                  Beautiful animation, every video is designed so incredibly well. We appreciate all the time and effort put into these videos, it pays off. Also the narrator could definitely be the new David Attenborough. Keep up the brilliant work

                  • Arya Mahardika
                    Arya Mahardika  4 hours back

                    Hi kurzgesagt! I really love all of your video! Really interesting! But i hard understand it because of my bad listening and reading in english, can you make it better by adding Indonesia caption/subtitle? I will be love it so much to watch it everytime:)

                    • Abishek Soundararajan
                      Abishek Soundararajan  4 hours back

                      Please Make a video on Earth 2.0 - Kepler 452b.

                      • Grapes Gorilla
                        Grapes Gorilla  6 hours back

                        What's the 100th video going to be on, I wonder!

                        • Nathaniel Lewis
                          Nathaniel Lewis  6 hours back

                          Ice-9 anyone?

                          • Agung Guritno
                            Agung Guritno  7 hours back

                            No Indonesia subtitle : (

                            • Reason2 Craft
                              Reason2 Craft  8 hours back

                              I love the art style and the birds, make the videos more entertaining and more enjoyable

                              • WastedPotential
                                WastedPotential  8 hours back

                                Can you do heisenbergs uncertainty principle?

                                • Oliver Harvey
                                  Oliver Harvey  10 hours back

                                  Hello u guys are my favourite content creators!, and I am really interested in science!, specifically the immune system!, Just asking, but may you please do more Videos about viruses and the immune system! Thank you for reading my comment (I’m just asking u don’t have to 😁) You guys fill information into my head!!!!! Every time I watch your videos!!!

                                  • R.r. Theninja
                                    R.r. Theninja  11 hours back

                                    It seems unlikely that the principles discussed here would come to bear, seeing as the universe tends towards disorder and expansion.

                                    • Caden Monterosso
                                      Caden Monterosso  12 hours back

                                      Who would win
                                      Thanos
                                      Shaggy at %100 power
                                      Duolingo bird
                                      Strange matter

                                    • Sonica The hedgehog
                                      Sonica The hedgehog  13 hours back

                                      Except, as you said, THEORETICALLY speaking, Strange matter could convert everything else into more strange matter, BUT, no one knows.

                                      • Ravi Rajyaguru
                                        Ravi Rajyaguru  14 hours back

                                        Who would win?

                                        A purple mad titan with infinity stones

                                        OR

                                        One strange boi

                                        • Preston Crespo
                                          Preston Crespo  17 hours back

                                          What was your best part kurzgesagt

                                          • Lori BE
                                            Lori BE  17 hours back

                                            WOO SO STELLAR!

                                            • Nat Comeau
                                              Nat Comeau  17 hours back

                                              What a great video!! You lost me with the Kessler Syndrome video a while back but this definitely brought me back. What a great way of exploring a new branch of physics and finding something that looks entirely plausible in our universe!

                                              Edit: Kessler not Kepler

                                            • Ahmad Yehia
                                              Ahmad Yehia  18 hours back

                                              Neutron stars are the densest things that are not *U R M O M*

                                              • BOSSL3V3L
                                                BOSSL3V3L  18 hours back

                                                So if a strangelet hit a star what you would get is a perfectly stable perfectly stable dense indestructible star that gives of very dim light.


                                                So in other words and infinite (but weak) energy source.

                                                • Lil Zally
                                                  Lil Zally  19 hours back

                                                  That sounds fun.

                                                  • Gaurav Sharma
                                                    Gaurav Sharma  19 hours back

                                                    Worst channel name ever. Impossible to search for it everytime.

                                                    • Carlos Sanchez
                                                      Carlos Sanchez  20 hours back

                                                      Sounds like science fiction

                                                      • Kyle Letourneau
                                                        Kyle Letourneau  21 hours back

                                                        I have so many questions, why would strange quarks only exist inside of neutron stars if they convert everything they touch? Wouldn't they convert the outside too? why aren't we observing stars wink out all the time if this is a real threat and they've existed since the birth of the universe? why hasn't it happened to us yet? how could we possibly know of all of these qualities of strange matter if its never been observed? how can we tell it even exists?

                                                        • Raging Inferno
                                                          Raging Inferno  21 hours back

                                                          I know a Doctor who could help with Strange matter








                                                          Dr. Strange

                                                          • Anjali Farkase
                                                            Anjali Farkase  22 hours back

                                                            Black dwarfs.

                                                            • Son Bach
                                                              Son Bach  22 hours back

                                                              No Vietsub???

                                                              • Flaze07
                                                                Flaze07  22 hours back

                                                                I c ducks

                                                                • Liszt Franz
                                                                  Liszt Franz  23 hours back

                                                                  じまくー

                                                                  • John Tobin
                                                                    John Tobin  24 hours back

                                                                    wouldnt they just eat until they get the mass of a black hole...

                                                                    • syah fadzli
                                                                      syah fadzli  1 days back

                                                                      how could human understand something that may or may not happens in billion years?

                                                                      • _KarmA_
                                                                        _KarmA_  1 days back

                                                                        How can a human being become immortal? New vid

                                                                        • Wan Asyraf
                                                                          Wan Asyraf  1 days back

                                                                          Exotic matter sounds like tiberium in command and conquer tiberium war. It engulf living and non-living things to form tiberium based organism

                                                                          • Just some random guy
                                                                            Just some random guy  1 days back

                                                                            I got an idea. You can probably talk about how Apophis will destroy the earth if it ever hits the earth.

                                                                            • Maxi Comics
                                                                              Maxi Comics  1 days back

                                                                              Keeping its’s size or so massive turn into a black hole!?.

                                                                              • Maxi Comics
                                                                                Maxi Comics  1 days back

                                                                                Wait nuetron stars are ways denser than our sun so wouldn’t it have more mass?!.

                                                                                • Wildvine05
                                                                                  Wildvine05  1 days back

                                                                                  2:40 All other quarks(including strange quarks) seem to decay away quickly.

                                                                                  4:05 Strange matter(which is made of strange quarks) is perfectly stable.

                                                                                  Lol look at this perfect logic.

                                                                                  • SWasp
                                                                                    SWasp  4 hours back

                                                                                    So true

                                                                                • Ihsan Jaya
                                                                                  Ihsan Jaya  1 days back

                                                                                  Please Add Indonesian Subtitles i can't understand if i don't read in Indonesian...

                                                                                  • 박진우
                                                                                    박진우  1 days back

                                                                                    Too ezy to udstand

                                                                                    • vebriyan pasha
                                                                                      vebriyan pasha  1 days back

                                                                                      My day was fine until I watch this video.

                                                                                      • natemullikin
                                                                                        natemullikin  1 days back

                                                                                        Making strange matter red instead of green would have fed the plot in Star Trek.

                                                                                        • nirny the furry
                                                                                          nirny the furry  1 days back

                                                                                          This is like the flood from halo