The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained

  • Published: 14 April 2019
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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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    • Felix Reuß
      Felix Reuß  1 weeks back

      Yo i thought of a way how humankind could survive the cold-death of the universe. I know its just a theory but please follow me on this. So we know if humans survive long enough we can become an atleast type 2 society. If we get this far we could decompose dead stars and gas planets drive them both together and create a star artificially. I must admit i know very little about it but it could be possible. I mean we could create a dyson sphere or smthng around it and transport it via an hyperspace engine to a gas planet decompose both and see the star form it self. With decompose i mean blowing them up but with much less boom ya know? Maybe a laser of sorts or other things. Its crazy i know but it sounds great in theory. Waht do you think? Let me know ^^

    • cyka neu
      cyka neu  2 weeks back


    • Jenny Scott
      Jenny Scott  2 weeks back

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

    • Pandasss
      Pandasss  3 weeks back

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

    • Anthony Umana-Paniagua
      Anthony Umana-Paniagua  4 weeks back

      I past the 6th grade 😀

  • Agust Pendragon
    Agust Pendragon  1 hours back

    Why strange quark MUST to transform any thing? If it was in grand tube.

    • Mystic The Mythic
      Mystic The Mythic  6 hours back

      ITS NERd TIMe
      Okay heres a theory, if matter is made of up and down quarks, and the strange matter is made of strange quarks, what if there are other types of matter made of the other types of quarks? Like top matter, or bottom matter or charm matter? What if dark and exotic matter may be made of those other quarks? Like exotic matter be made of charm quarks and dark matter is made of top and bottom quarks?

      • ruwiki
        ruwiki  1 days back

        before the world kills me I kill myself

        • Luigi Cotocea
          Luigi Cotocea  1 days back

          That how will throw trash in future convert to trash

          • Gouri Pal Sarkar
            Gouri Pal Sarkar  1 days back

            Can u plss make video on general relativity

            • Christian Daniac
              Christian Daniac  1 days back

              What if we are the strange matter conciously unconciously?

              • Tyrique Daniel
                Tyrique Daniel  1 days back

                @kurzgesagt> info graphics

                • cgwworldministries
                  cgwworldministries  1 days back

                  How ... Biblical. And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter. Revelations 8:11 so that's how it's going to end... How interesting my Bible predicted this before scientists.

                  • flat world
                    flat world  1 days back

                    The only universe that exists is the firmament of the flat earth and the luminary AKA? star. 🌟 😳💭

                    • Ben Mitchell
                      Ben Mitchell  2 days back

                      Theoretical physics wew

                      • Random Guy
                        Random Guy  2 days back

                        Wouldn't the black hole turn into a strange black hole?

                        • Greg Warrener
                          Greg Warrener  2 days back

                          wow this guy actually seems inteligent. its to bad he believes in carbon dating. carbon date a man made diamond for me. oh it depends on the environment? yeah so you have no clue. 50 gjillion years ago studies have shown lmao. his fallacy lies in trusting other men's word.

                          • hirschlord
                            hirschlord  2 days back

                            How to switch to german language ?

                            • SupercraftD
                              SupercraftD  2 days back

                              "but we'll provide you with further reading"

                              judging from the huge piles in the video, no thanks.

                              *After watching the video* Y'know, I think I'll take that reading

                              • ГЕОСФЕРА
                                ГЕОСФЕРА  2 days back

                                *Очень интересно! Спасибо!*

                                • Geetha Geetha
                                  Geetha Geetha  2 days back

                                  IF YOU UNDERSTAND , DON'T YOOU NEED TO TEACH US!!!!!!!!!!!

                                  • Randy Vines
                                    Randy Vines  2 days back

                                    Why do I always go away with another worry in my life every time I’m on this channel

                                    • Crazyface18
                                      Crazyface18  2 days back

                                      Looks like they couldn’t handle the neutron style

                                      • Eddie Poole
                                        Eddie Poole  3 days back

                                        gibts das auch auf deutsch?

                                        • Nicolomeus
                                          Nicolomeus  3 days back

                                          nicht auf deutsch....dislike

                                          • Michael Bishop
                                            Michael Bishop  3 days back

                                            Observation pretty much disproves all of this bullshit.

                                            • Lavi Hayoun
                                              Lavi Hayoun  3 days back

                                              if we manage to solidify it , we will probably get infinity stones

                                              • Benjamin Seidlitz
                                                Benjamin Seidlitz  3 days back


                                                • kirdiekirdie
                                                  kirdiekirdie  3 days back

                                                  German title, German channel name but English content?

                                                  • WaeWae
                                                    WaeWae  3 days back

                                                    The original title is english YouTube just translated it in your prefered language

                                                • Ali Kazmi
                                                  Ali Kazmi  3 days back

                                                  This is so cool it’s almost like homeschool it’s so much fun

                                                  • Logical Dark
                                                    Logical Dark  3 days back

                                                    Stranger Things Season 3 buu bu buu bu bu bu buh buh

                                                    • qwerty uiop
                                                      qwerty uiop  3 days back

                                                      Strange bean

                                                      • 00rphb
                                                        00rphb  4 days back

                                                        Don't we need strange matter to make an Alcubierre drive?
                                                        We gotta get some and make it work, because to colonise the universe we gotta go super-luminal

                                                        • 00rphb
                                                          00rphb  3 days back

                                                          @Philipp Ramolla well I know it have a negative mass, which is really cool, I could use some of that myself.
                                                          But as for this "exotic matter" he talked about, I am not convinced it exist, as most of the things on this sight it is highly speculative.
                                                          In general I don't believe in anything I can't see or deduce from reason and dark matter, just like dark energy are simply ad-hoc variables added to our equations in order for them to make sense.
                                                          Ad hoc solutions are dubious at best. A better theory would be one who can explain gravity without resorting to unobservable constructs such as dark matter. Once we get that theory we can basically throw everything we currently know about the universe out with the garbage.
                                                          But for now, the all important mission is that we adhere to the principle of anthropocentrism. Humans are the only thing that matter, and every effort we make should be towards the betterment of mankind.
                                                          What can we use this speculative nonsense on?
                                                          Fusion power would be great, really great, but if it is not useful (for mankind) it is not important. That is a razor more important than both Occam's and Newtons flaming laser sword.

                                                        • Philipp Ramolla
                                                          Philipp Ramolla  3 days back

                                                          I think its exotic matter which is needed for that drive

                                                      • Reaper!Sans a.k.a. God of Death

                                                        I would like to get australium professional killstreak strange star.

                                                        • A-star puri
                                                          A-star puri  4 days back

                                                          Contact Christopher Nolan i found him a movie script to make

                                                          • Gotato Paming
                                                            Gotato Paming  4 days back

                                                            -maze bean-
                                                            *death bean*

                                                            • Nexus James
                                                              Nexus James  4 days back

                                                              Kurzgesagt is basically Optical [GD] in disguise.

                                                              • E Syone
                                                                E Syone  4 days back

                                                                If strange matter converted everything it touches wouldn't it just convert the whole neutron start into strange matter? It could happen slowly.

                                                                • Demonic Axeman
                                                                  Demonic Axeman  4 days back

                                                                  Better to have stars become black holes rather than neutron stars that can collide with other stars that could spread strange space fungus across the galaxy.

                                                                  • Bronza Bronzovich
                                                                    Bronza Bronzovich  5 days back

                                                                    1:20 Me with my class

                                                                    • Sarai Rodriquez
                                                                      Sarai Rodriquez  5 days back

                                                                      Thanos:I killed half the universe

                                                                      Strange matter: hold my beer

                                                                      • Jose BERGER
                                                                        Jose BERGER  5 days back

                                                                        The difference between a strange quark and a down quark is strange quarks have a little less Than double the mass of a down quark, so why dont Up quarks become charm quarks like down quarks become strange quarks

                                                                        • Jackie Gunter
                                                                          Jackie Gunter  5 days back

                                                                          A thing that teaches us and kill us at the same time? Sounds like when gunpowder were first invented.

                                                                        • kez_ h
                                                                          kez_ h  5 days back

                                                                          It's a bit funny that people get paid to speculate on space like that lol like its never happened and probably wont happen. Money please 🤑

                                                                          • Anthony Valdivieso
                                                                            Anthony Valdivieso  5 days back

                                                                            That's it. In college I'm going to get a double PhD in quantum physics

                                                                            • jokitalinda10
                                                                              jokitalinda10  6 days back

                                                                              Why are the english subtitles so fancy?

                                                                              • Vincent Cruz
                                                                                Vincent Cruz  6 days back

                                                                                So what youre saying is... Dormammu is real?

                                                                                • Mr Rams
                                                                                  Mr Rams  6 days back

                                                                                  Matter , strange matter,dark matter ,exotic matter,anti matter and now quark matter

                                                                                  • beata uryszek
                                                                                    beata uryszek  6 days back

                                                                                    4:05 *Perfectly balanced - as all things should be.*

                                                                                    • Aileen lanip
                                                                                      Aileen lanip  6 days back

                                                                                      Why anti matters cant destroy strange quarks?

                                                                                      • Collsal Cranks
                                                                                        Collsal Cranks  7 days back

                                                                                        Can u do a video about how to pronounce your name

                                                                                        • Marshmello king 101
                                                                                          Marshmello king 101  7 days back

                                                                                          4:18 Sounds like a Sci-Fi movie.