The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

Publicerades den 27 apr 2021
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  • Ok, phew. So we are done explaining any properties of black holes forever. If we ever talk about black holes in future videos we'll always link to this video. If you want to continue thinking about black holes a tad more, you can do so by getting one of the many black hole related things the Kurzgesagt team made with love:

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  • He did not do Vietnamese subtitles :(

  • 3:38 poor Mario

  • Amongus

  • We need vietsub


  • 3:18 AMOGUS

  • Hei Kurzgesagt, thanks for the amazing education video. I've learnt about blackhole from your videos. So far your videos are the best than others. But I do curious too about Oort Cloud, some matters in our very edge solar system. Few discussion about that and I wonder if your team would like to discuss or make video about it. Thank you

  • *_Please make a video on WHITE HOLES_*

  • This is the first video, I couldn’t follow along. So complicated

  • How do the astronomers know all this stuff? Like it takes a billion years to reach a black hole, or it is just a theory?

  • 3:21 AMOGUS

  • Could it be that black holes maybe die quite fast if you look from the black holes perspective? I mean that it happens like a "normal" explosion? Just that it takes so long time for us outside the black hole to see it?

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  • 3:20 I found an imposter

  • Although I didnt understand anything the animation is pretty good

  • 3:20 AMOGUS

  • Can you do superconductor?

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  • physics are just like polish language we'll never know how they really work...

  • 3:19 wait! Among Us?

  • Do one about zombie apocalypse next

  • plot twist: every other black hole is another universe since they keep expanding aswell kek

  • We all love your cute and fluffy science videos, I use them to teach in my science class, thank you so much!

  • I’ve always felt line a singularly is a moment rather than a thing, just not scalable within our own time measures. And anything that approaches it starts to “spaghettify” before they actually make it past the event horizon.🧐 But that’s just me.

  • # my favourite vids and I love ur starter song

  • Me patiently waiting for an Interstellar reference 👁👄👁

  • Among Us! 3:19 and Spongebob's house 5:00

  • Anyone watching this video in 100^100 years from now.... What's inside the event horizon?

    • I noticed something the intro to the black hole is a reference to apex season 7 trailer

  • Sounds Good. Understanding NIL.

  • Here's my hot take. Black holes suck in anything that gets trapped in their gravitaional pull yeah? And then compresses it down into a single point right? The big bang was a bunch of gas and energy compressed down into a singularity before exploding, scattering everything into the universe today right? What if black holes just create more singularities elsewhere in existance, keeping the wheels of existance turning by creating new universes from the remains of old ones.

  • How was that 12 minutes? Best videos on the internet

  • IS THERE ANYWAY TO GET KURZGESAGT ITEMS SHIPPED TO MOROCCO ? ( And i really think you guys should get a Nobel Prize AND a an Oscar, I think you should get payed from an international science bank or something) You are a white hole in youtube!

  • So my friend had this theory that inside a black hole is a white hole that creates matter and the amount of matter still ends up the same. What do you guys think?

  • Oh my god they added an among us crew mate

  • What happens to singularity if blackhole dies ?

  • I love the merchandise, it is just beautiful.

  • Please do video on Quantum mechanics , double slit experiment ❤️

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  • What if the clouds somehow became heavier than air?

  • So true!

  • My head hurts so much, but I love it so much

  • DUTCH SUBTITELS PLEASEEEEE. I can not understand any word otherwise. I love your videos!!!!❤️❤️❤️

  • I noticed something the intro to the black hole is a reference to apex season 7 trailer

  • awesome video and explanation! thank-you!

  • why do you call a billion, isn't it supposed to be one thousand-million? like a trillion is and a million is 1.000.000?

    • But... a thousand million is literally one billion like I learned that in first grade

  • The part about time dilation was exactly what I imagined...

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  • Too op. Needs to be nerfed.

  • Steven hawking formalized that the information of matter absorbed by this black hole was like a hair around it on a ring around it

  • Q: What will happen if you run around a tree with the speed of light? A: You can catch yourself from behind! 😁

  • Im so proud

  • Young experiment please Electron behaviour :-)

  • Black holes have been debunked over at ThunderboltsProject

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  • 3:19 AMOGUS

  • Subhanallah There is definitely someone who created this. Time for atheists to review their decision of not believing in God.

  • Theory of not knowing everything

  • this is by far the best video i've ever seen

  • stare into the abyss

  • we need more video about black holes

  • Can you make a video what will happen to earth if moon disapiers?

  • What about polar anti-matter jets?

  • Black holes are more fucked up than I thought

  • The timescale for black hole decay probably makes more sense if you experience it at the speed time moves inside them.

  • if u check to 3:19, there is a AMOGUS skin

  • You don't need to go to school you just watch this guy and you'll be a genius

  • So if you get stuck in a black hole, it's like falling into the void/abyss. Huh. MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM I'M SCARED PLEASE HELP

  • I am like a Black Hole. My brain is very small. But my body has a lot of mass.

  • black hole: oooo a human ☺️ humans: . this makes no sense :\

  • I can't believe that I can watch this premium quality video for free.

  • "their even more screwed up then they get credit for" Me: Thank god some one is at least a fraction of how screwed up I am

  • So blacks holes are the ones who protested against Big Bang.

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  • Hey, maybe now that we have more info. Could you do another video on Covid maybe?

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  • 3:30 is so sad

  • I love the Easter eggs! The cosmic turtle from it, and the interstellar reference

  • Great video, as always! Not sure if I'm the only one having this problem, but for some reason subtitles (even automatically generated) are only available in Vietnamese... Whereas video language is English

  • I have a small thing to criticise. When a black hole forms the curvature of space time outside the surface of the former star will actually not change. Here in the video it increases

  • 3:12 I thought is was mass caused the alteration of time which in turn caused gravity.

  • Turkish translate please

  • Astronaut: What? Astronaut: What? Astronaut: What? Black hole: Korega requiem da.

  • 3:19 sus

  • My brain hurts

  • what happens if earth blew up and become black hole? id realy liked to see this video in future! keep up the awesome vids :)

  • If people could somehow manage to make a small, controllable black hole, earth's trash problem will be solved

  • All what i want ; is to draw n animate scenes like this 🙏🙏

  • I remember when this channel had more substance

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  • Can black holes swallow other black holes? Or their singularity.

  • 3:19 sus

  • Me: *in a good mood to learn more* Kurzgesagt: “But it’s okay to not know everything” (10:44)

  • Haven't you guys done this video before

  • When Humans finally discover Singularity, it's definitely going to be a Duck.

  • Your matter will inevitably end up in a black hole at some point. That's kind of cool if you ask me. Compacted into a 0 dimensional point of infinite density.