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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  • rahul kumar
    rahul kumar Pred 3 urami


  • EP114587
    EP114587 Pred 3 urami

    The most dangerous stuff in the universe? An idiot with a platform to reach millions.

  • rpg jones -that one meowstic-

    You know what strange matter looks like? That’s right, the portals from rick and morty. Rick is slinging strange matter across dimensions

  • Justin Graboski
    Justin Graboski Pred 3 urami

    If a neutron stars is as the early universe was, wouldn't strangelets have been present from the beginning?

  • Crispy Nuggets
    Crispy Nuggets Pred 3 urami +1

    Why are black holes the answer to all of our universes problems?

  • Firzatullah Al ghiffari

    Please... Indonesian subtitle

  • Firzatullah Al ghiffari

    Please... Indonesian subtitle

  • the masked foe
    the masked foe Pred 4 urami

    My penis is one of them

  • Eddy Tjhia
    Eddy Tjhia Pred 4 urami

    single atom of strangelet hit a human, poof Zombie Apocalypse

  • Siddharth Unova
    Siddharth Unova Pred 4 urami

    @kurzgesagt tried to put donald trump as a bird at 5:52 ,the red one in this video😂😂

  • Priyam Mitra
    Priyam Mitra Pred 4 urami

    If this strange matter already exists inside a neutron star and has properties which changes matter I don't understand why there exists a neutron star instead of only strange stars. Wouldn't the strange matter convert regular neutron star matter into strange matter?

  • PTI Gaming PH
    PTI Gaming PH Pred 5 urami

    Do you believe in god?

  • James McFillin
    James McFillin Pred 5 urami

    Strange Matter:
    Normal Matter: wow you're so cool I wanna be just like you

    MARIO BROS PLUSH Pred 5 urami

    Are these theory's

  • Brayden Rankin
    Brayden Rankin Pred 5 urami

    Well, I for one am excited for the heat death of the universe to instead be a zombie like plague of strange matter infecting everything and forming some kind of stable state universe.

  • Nathan
    Nathan Pred 6 urami

    what the fuck

  • fricjo
    fricjo Pred 6 urami

    If I understand correctly, though ("if" being the operative word here, as I haven't studied this in detail), strange quarks eventually decay to up quarks and W bosons. So wouldn't strangelets eventually just decay into stable hadrons over time? Or are they so "stable" that even the strange quark component is unable to decay?

  • Blair Wittneben
    Blair Wittneben Pred 6 urami +1

    No one:

  • space human
    space human Pred 6 urami +3

    class: apollyon
    Description: strange bEan

  • Vincent 1234
    Vincent 1234 Pred 6 urami +1

    I guess you could say there are 2k _strange_ people out there

  • Victor
    Victor Pred 6 urami +1

    That sounds like a sci-fi horror story. Also Brilliant is too expensive.

  • Coconutszz
    Coconutszz Pred 6 urami

    Man science really reads like a bad fanfiction sometimes.

  • SungBen
    SungBen Pred 7 urami +1

    Dude, imagine if there was a god-like civilization controlling our universe and black holes are just things made by them to ‘dispose’ of any strange matter out there to prevent it from contaminating everything...

  • Tommy G
    Tommy G Pred 7 urami

    Does this mean our universe could be in a neutron star?

  • AntSwift1
    AntSwift1 Pred 7 urami +1

    Fuckin wierdos

  • Otto von Bismarck
    Otto von Bismarck Pred 7 urami

    Except that almost all evidence points to strange matter not existing. If it did, strange stars would be almost the rule for neutron stars, not the exception.

  • tubbzz playzz
    tubbzz playzz Pred 8 urami

    Mate I just wanna live till I'm 90 and I'm good

  • Noah Ratajek
    Noah Ratajek Pred 8 urami

    this was on my mix tape for some reason... why would youtube thing this is a song.

  • Loes Brijobhokun
    Loes Brijobhokun Pred 8 urami

    Dark matter, Anti matter, Exotic matter, and now strange matter?

  • Kristen Lopez
    Kristen Lopez Pred 8 urami

    Strange quarks decay into up and down quarks we are safe

  • Sketched in Blood
    Sketched in Blood Pred 9 urami

    The little bird scream at 7:12 !!! It's so cute!

  • Ehro
    Ehro Pred 9 urami

    If strange matter is so perfect then wouldnt letting it infect everything bring the universe to peace? 🤔
    Im down, come here

  • Ang 25
    Ang 25 Pred 9 urami

    Who else misses the human animation over the bird animations? No hate whatsoever. This videos always blow me away.

  • Darwin Aguilero
    Darwin Aguilero Pred 9 urami

    *thanks personal mix playlist*

  • Woahexdeegg NEXIE
    Woahexdeegg NEXIE Pred 10 urami

    How to make an edgy teen want to go to space

  • Night corer
    Night corer Pred 10 urami +1

    F*ck we just found the creeper from creeper world series

  • JoeNoshow27
    JoeNoshow27 Pred 10 urami

    This was not the source of human destruction I was expecting.

  • Lucas Luka
    Lucas Luka Pred 10 urami

    Thanks yt for puts this video in raccomanded
    This is pure gold

  • Sara
    Sara Pred 10 urami

    I think Kurzgesagt made it their life goal to make us as miserable as possible before dying.

  • Zypher Gameing
    Zypher Gameing Pred 10 urami

    What happens if a strangelet hit a human?

    JEŇÝK KOŇÝK Pred 10 urami

    Strange matter is dangerous for our comrades. We have to do a small deportation (of strange matter) to Siberia.

  • Tal Tamir
    Tal Tamir Pred 10 urami

    So what I am hearing is that strangelets make for excellent exterminatus weapons.

  • Xactly !
    Xactly ! Pred 11 urami

    So.... is this how the zombie apocalypse would appear from?😂

    CHARLIEBOT Pred 11 urami

    Please say sike...

  • Richard Kassian
    Richard Kassian Pred 11 urami

    “Neutron stars the the densest things that are not black holes.”
    I dunno, I know some people who are pretty dense

  • Scott Prazak
    Scott Prazak Pred 11 urami

    Like Phazon!

  • A G
    A G Pred 11 urami

    I'd like to suggest a video topic: Bose-Einsteinium condensate

  • 2018 Mclaren Senna
    2018 Mclaren Senna Pred 11 urami

    A new way to destroy the universe! Wonderful!

  • Superdameonglitchy4 Denovchek

    yay realitybending

  • Carlos Salazar ND
    Carlos Salazar ND Pred 11 urami

    So strangers are people who got hit by a stranglet?

  • Jan Czasak
    Jan Czasak Pred 11 urami

    Thanks again for existential dread Kursgezagt!

  • Just Another Mapper
    Just Another Mapper Pred 11 urami

    Video: Appears in my Music playlist because I removed a video from it.
    Strange Bean Matter: 6:18

  • Lazarus The adventurer
    Lazarus The adventurer Pred 12 urami

    Wow! I am surprised that you found a topic on astrophysics and nuclear physics that i never hesrd before!!!
    I knew the video was good even before i watched it but now i am even more amazed!
    Thank you little birds! Thank you very much!

  • Luke Rees
    Luke Rees Pred 12 urami


  • Kevin Harrelson
    Kevin Harrelson Pred 12 urami

    If this COULD happen, it likely already would have...

  • Cut Man
    Cut Man Pred 12 urami

    Strange Matter:
    -Can't infect things
    -Part of hypertheorethical Quark Stars
    -Being Part of an Quark Star is absolutely amazing
    Plz make an Video about Quark Stars ;-;

  • Thomas Voß
    Thomas Voß Pred 12 urami

    In german: Seltsame materie

  • Daniel Vasconcelos
    Daniel Vasconcelos Pred 12 urami


  • Luken
    Luken Pred 12 urami +1

    Oh sorry for my bad english ;))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

    THE FAKE PIE Pred 13 urami

    yeah you REALLY simplified it !
    it's not a problem but , yeah ...

  • Leonardo Madera
    Leonardo Madera Pred 13 urami

    Kursdezagt: The scientists thinking about the cause of neutron stars and strange matter today may be setting up humans for a future beyond our wildest imaginations.
    Or, maybe not. Time will tell.
    Me: I CAN'T WAIT 100 YEARS!

  • centipede
    centipede Pred 13 urami

    It would be interesting if you do a video abought the first picture of a black hole.

  • sasquatchpatch
    sasquatchpatch Pred 13 urami

    Creeper Quark

  • Gilded Drake
    Gilded Drake Pred 13 urami

    can you make a video on how canned food is the most ecological thing in your local supermarket ?

  • Steven Lucky Linoh
    Steven Lucky Linoh Pred 14 urami

    Fuck u

  • Ladybug bee
    Ladybug bee Pred 14 urami

    Cute birds.. I love your style

  • Jared Morris
    Jared Morris Pred 14 urami

    Succ peen

  • Dan
    Dan Pred 14 urami

    Isn’t it wrong to say something “bends the rules of the universe” ? The laws of the universe are never broken, we just don’t understand what all the laws are yet?

  • Terrence Andrew-Blondin
    Terrence Andrew-Blondin Pred 15 urami

    I love the pop culture references in these videos

  • Jan Matoušek
    Jan Matoušek Pred 15 urami

    Kurzgesagt, when clickbait actually delivers

  • Gregory Woltornist
    Gregory Woltornist Pred 15 urami

    I would be really interested in a video on autism and its function!

  • sunil bhardwaj
    sunil bhardwaj Pred 15 urami

    You said quarks cannot be separated . Then how can they saperate in a neutron star

  • Sylvia A
    Sylvia A Pred 16 urami

    The star looks cool

  • Sandeep Kumar Dash
    Sandeep Kumar Dash Pred 16 urami

    If strange matter is stable, then why do strange quarks decay?

  • Rebecca Smith
    Rebecca Smith Pred 16 urami

    I know a channelb that's a lie. It's IMPOSSIBLE for a LOT of comments to ask for the same thing unless they have this group that posts all these comments to overtake the other comments! The channel name is [literally] called, " awesome gameplays."

    • Rebecca Smith
      Rebecca Smith Pred 16 urami

      Kinda like how Facebook got popular because they stole videos from SLclip

  • Roonin
    Roonin Pred 16 urami

    in just 5 days almost 3 mil views dam

  • hichem benrezoug
    hichem benrezoug Pred 17 urami

    Arabic subtitle pleeeeeeaaaaaaaaseeee

  • ke ne
    ke ne Pred 17 urami

    That was brilliant.. thank you!!!?

  • mvpunisher1
    mvpunisher1 Pred 17 urami

    And...If all this is wrong?

  • Kamar Taj
    Kamar Taj Pred 17 urami

    Где русские субтитры????

  • Pan De'Monium
    Pan De'Monium Pred 17 urami

    I like how the one bird that pops its head out of the snow saying "Didn't see that coming"... Looks ironically like Donald Trump. Lol

  • Owen Davies
    Owen Davies Pred 17 urami

    I love this

  • patrikcath
    patrikcath Pred 18 urami +1

    Almost 4 million views in 4 days. Jesus.

  • Noskinder Hinder
    Noskinder Hinder Pred 18 urami

    This video is indeed very ‘strange’
    I’m not sorry

  • Kodi
    Kodi Pred 18 urami

    *whispers* hey..dont tell infographics show..but Im subscribed to you

  • Ash Mohan
    Ash Mohan Pred 18 urami

    Plss tell us where we can get all these backgroud scores. They are too good 😍😍😍

  • Adrivero
    Adrivero Pred 18 urami

    Your videos are simply the best.

  • Kunal Gulati
    Kunal Gulati Pred 18 urami

    *uck my internet

  • lilly zhong
    lilly zhong Pred 19 urami

    Black hole:I’ll deal with it,guys!

  • Good Channel Name
    Good Channel Name Pred 19 urami

    What about bottom quarks? Aren't those denser? (I know top quarks are the densest, but they can't pair up)

  • Spooky Cube
    Spooky Cube Pred 19 urami

    -Necrocide Matter incoming-

  • 나홍준
    나홍준 Pred 19 urami


  • Lesrac
    Lesrac Pred 19 urami

    Other:weird matter
    Me an intellectual:cosmos zombie

  • Alexandre Godoy
    Alexandre Godoy Pred 19 urami

    Suggestion for a video: "How memories are formed?"

  • Kevin Maguire
    Kevin Maguire Pred 20 urami

    This is way too far. This is complete speculation. There is no evidence supporting any of this. It is only theoretical models that attempt to explain a few experimental results. I don't think this is the type of thing that Kurzgesagt should be presenting.

  • dude
    dude Pred 20 urami

    the music is awesome at the quark part

  • BloodyPlayGames
    BloodyPlayGames Pred 20 urami

    You should make a wideo about Brown Dwarfs

  • Cyb3rAssassine
    Cyb3rAssassine Pred 20 urami

    Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning "knowledge") - source wikipedia
    Can't see any knowledge behind this video...

  • Fayanora Ahnabahn
    Fayanora Ahnabahn Pred 21 uro

    I am Locutus of Strange Matter. You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile but amusing.