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 20 小时 前


  • EP114587
    EP114587 20 小时 前

    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 20 小时 前

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

  • Crispy Nuggets
    Crispy Nuggets 20 小时 前 +1

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

  • Firzatullah Al ghiffari
    Firzatullah Al ghiffari 20 小时 前

    Please... Indonesian subtitle

  • Firzatullah Al ghiffari
    Firzatullah Al ghiffari 20 小时 前

    Please... Indonesian subtitle

  • the masked foe
    the masked foe 20 小时 前

    My penis is one of them

  • Eddy Tjhia
    Eddy Tjhia 21 小时 前

    single atom of strangelet hit a human, poof Zombie Apocalypse

  • Siddharth Unova
    Siddharth Unova 21 小时 前

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

  • Priyam Mitra
    Priyam Mitra 21 小时 前

    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 22 小时 前

    Do you believe in god?

  • James McFillin
    James McFillin 22 小时 前

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

    MARIO BROS PLUSH 22 小时 前

    Are these theory's

  • Brayden Rankin
    Brayden Rankin 22 小时 前

    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 22 小时 前

    what the fuck

  • fricjo
    fricjo 23 小时 前

    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 23 小时 前 +1

    No one:

  • space human
    space human 23 小时 前 +3

    class: apollyon
    Description: strange bEan

  • Vincent 1234
    Vincent 1234 23 小时 前 +1

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

  • Victor
    Victor 23 小时 前 +1

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

  • Coconutszz
    Coconutszz 23 小时 前

    Man science really reads like a bad fanfiction sometimes.

  • SungBen
    SungBen 天 前 +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 天 前

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

  • AntSwift1
    AntSwift1 天 前 +1

    Fuckin wierdos

  • Otto von Bismarck

    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 天 前

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

  • Noah Ratajek
    Noah Ratajek 天 前

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

  • Loes Brijobhokun

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

  • Kristen Lopez
    Kristen Lopez 天 前

    Strange quarks decay into up and down quarks we are safe

  • Sketched in Blood

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

  • Ehro
    Ehro 天 前

    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 天 前

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

  • Darwin Aguilero
    Darwin Aguilero 天 前

    *thanks personal mix playlist*

  • Woahexdeegg NEXIE

    How to make an edgy teen want to go to space

  • Night corer
    Night corer 天 前 +1

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

  • JoeNoshow27
    JoeNoshow27 天 前

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

  • Lucas Luka
    Lucas Luka 天 前

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

  • Sara
    Sara 天 前

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

  • Zypher Gameing
    Zypher Gameing 天 前

    What happens if a strangelet hit a human?


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

  • Tal Tamir
    Tal Tamir 天 前

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

  • Xactly !
    Xactly ! 天 前

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


    Please say sike...

  • Richard Kassian
    Richard Kassian 天 前

    “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 天 前

    Like Phazon!

  • A G
    A G 天 前

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

  • 2018 Mclaren Senna

    A new way to destroy the universe! Wonderful!

  • Superdameonglitchy4 Denovchek

    yay realitybending

  • Carlos Salazar ND

    So strangers are people who got hit by a stranglet?

  • Jan Czasak
    Jan Czasak 天 前

    Thanks again for existential dread Kursgezagt!

  • Just Another Mapper

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

  • Lazarus The adventurer

    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 天 前


  • Kevin Harrelson
    Kevin Harrelson 天 前

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

  • Cut Man
    Cut Man 天 前

    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 天 前

    In german: Seltsame materie

  • Daniel Vasconcelos


  • Luken
    Luken 天 前 +1

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

    THE FAKE PIE 天 前

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

  • Leonardo Madera
    Leonardo Madera 天 前

    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 天 前

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

  • sasquatchpatch
    sasquatchpatch 天 前

    Creeper Quark

  • Gilded Drake
    Gilded Drake 天 前

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

  • Steven Lucky Linoh

    Fuck u

  • Ladybug bee
    Ladybug bee 天 前

    Cute birds.. I love your style

  • Jared Morris
    Jared Morris 天 前

    Succ peen

  • Dan
    Dan 天 前

    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

    I love the pop culture references in these videos

  • Jan Matoušek
    Jan Matoušek 天 前

    Kurzgesagt, when clickbait actually delivers

  • Gregory Woltornist

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

  • sunil bhardwaj
    sunil bhardwaj 天 前

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

  • Sylvia A
    Sylvia A 天 前

    The star looks cool

  • Sandeep Kumar Dash

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

  • Rebecca Smith
    Rebecca Smith 天 前

    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 天 前

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

  • Roonin
    Roonin 天 前

    in just 5 days almost 3 mil views dam

  • hichem benrezoug

    Arabic subtitle pleeeeeeaaaaaaaaseeee

  • ke ne
    ke ne 天 前

    That was brilliant.. thank you!!!?

  • mvpunisher1
    mvpunisher1 天 前

    And...If all this is wrong?

  • Kamar Taj
    Kamar Taj 天 前

    Где русские субтитры????

  • Pan De'Monium
    Pan De'Monium 天 前

    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 天 前

    I love this

  • patrikcath
    patrikcath 天 前 +1

    Almost 4 million views in 4 days. Jesus.

  • Noskinder Hinder

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

  • Kodi
    Kodi 天 前

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

  • Ash Mohan
    Ash Mohan 天 前

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

  • Adrivero
    Adrivero 天 前

    Your videos are simply the best.

  • Kunal Gulati
    Kunal Gulati 天 前

    *uck my internet

  • lilly zhong
    lilly zhong 天 前

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

  • Good Channel Name

    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 天 前

    -Necrocide Matter incoming-

  • 나홍준
    나홍준 天 前


  • Lesrac
    Lesrac 天 前

    Other:weird matter
    Me an intellectual:cosmos zombie

  • Alexandre Godoy
    Alexandre Godoy 天 前

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

  • Kevin Maguire
    Kevin Maguire 天 前

    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 天 前

    the music is awesome at the quark part

  • BloodyPlayGames
    BloodyPlayGames 天 前

    You should make a wideo about Brown Dwarfs

  • Cyb3rAssassine
    Cyb3rAssassine 天 前

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

  • Fayanora Ahnabahn

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