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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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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  • verycrazyguy1


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    Now the only science that you're missing is ascension sciences

  • Xavier animations and blogs

    Xavier animations and blogs

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    Alert meme detected

  • Tanmay Tare

    Tanmay Tare

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    Can a neutron star become a black hole ?

  • 50złマン


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    Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell Japanese sub pls😭

  • Sketched in Blood

    Sketched in Blood

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

  • Ehro


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    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

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

  • Darwin Aguilero

    Darwin Aguilero

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    *thanks personal mix playlist*

  • Woahexdeegg NEXIE

    Woahexdeegg NEXIE

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    How to make an edgy teen want to go to space

  • Night corer

    Night corer

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

  • JoeNoshow27


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

  • Lucas Luka

    Lucas Luka

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

  • Sara


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

  • Zypher Gameing

    Zypher Gameing

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    What happens if a strangelet hit a human?



    Vor 13 Stunden

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

  • Tal Tamir

    Tal Tamir

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

  • Xactly !

    Xactly !

    Vor 13 Stunden

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



    Vor 14 Stunden

    Please say sike...

  • Richard Kassian

    Richard Kassian

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    “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

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    Like Phazon!

  • A G

    A G

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

  • 2018 Mclaren Senna

    2018 Mclaren Senna

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    A new way to destroy the universe! Wonderful!

  • Superdameonglitchy4 Denovchek

    Superdameonglitchy4 Denovchek

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    yay realitybending

  • Carlos Salazar ND

    Carlos Salazar ND

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    So strangers are people who got hit by a stranglet?

  • Jan Czasak

    Jan Czasak

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    Thanks again for existential dread Kursgezagt!

  • Just Another Mapper

    Just Another Mapper

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

  • Lazarus The adventurer

    Lazarus The adventurer

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    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

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  • Kevin Harrelson

    Kevin Harrelson

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

  • Cut Man

    Cut Man

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    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

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    In german: Seltsame materie

  • Daniel Vasconcelos

    Daniel Vasconcelos

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  • Luken


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



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

  • Leonardo Madera

    Leonardo Madera

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    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


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

  • sasquatchpatch


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    Creeper Quark

  • Gilded Drake

    Gilded Drake

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

  • Steven Lucky Linoh

    Steven Lucky Linoh

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    Fuck u

  • Ladybug bee

    Ladybug bee

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    Cute birds.. I love your style

  • Jared Morris

    Jared Morris

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    Succ peen

  • Dan


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    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

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    I love the pop culture references in these videos

  • Jan Matoušek

    Jan Matoušek

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    Kurzgesagt, when clickbait actually delivers

  • Gregory Woltornist

    Gregory Woltornist

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

  • sunil bhardwaj

    sunil bhardwaj

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

  • Sylvia A

    Sylvia A

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    The star looks cool

  • Sandeep Kumar Dash

    Sandeep Kumar Dash

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

  • Rebecca Smith

    Rebecca Smith

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    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

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

  • Roonin


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    in just 5 days almost 3 mil views dam

  • hichem benrezoug

    hichem benrezoug

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    Arabic subtitle pleeeeeeaaaaaaaaseeee

  • ke ne

    ke ne

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    That was brilliant.. thank you!!!?

  • mvpunisher1


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    And...If all this is wrong?

  • Kamar Taj

    Kamar Taj

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    Где русские субтитры????

  • Pan De'Monium

    Pan De'Monium

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    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

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    I love this

  • patrikcath


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    Almost 4 million views in 4 days. Jesus.

  • Noskinder Hinder

    Noskinder Hinder

    Vor 21 Stunde

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

  • Kodi


    Vor 21 Stunde

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

  • Ash Mohan

    Ash Mohan

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

  • Adrivero


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    Your videos are simply the best.

  • Kunal Gulati

    Kunal Gulati

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    *uck my internet

  • lilly zhong

    lilly zhong

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

  • Good Channel Name

    Good Channel Name

    Vor 22 Stunden

    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

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    -Necrocide Matter incoming-

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  • Lesrac


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    Other:weird matter Me an intellectual:cosmos zombie

  • Alexandre Godoy

    Alexandre Godoy

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

  • Kevin Maguire

    Kevin Maguire

    Vor 23 Stunden

    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


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    the music is awesome at the quark part

  • BloodyPlayGames


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    You should make a wideo about Brown Dwarfs

  • Cyb3rAssassine


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

  • Fayanora Ahnabahn

    Fayanora Ahnabahn

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

  • Adrian Neissner

    Adrian Neissner

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  • Fayanora Ahnabahn

    Fayanora Ahnabahn

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    Strange matter: real-world glitch in the matrix!

  • Luqman Muhammad

    Luqman Muhammad

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    Dr Strange: Hey, stop acting strangely. Strangelet: I dont get it, I'm too dense.

  • christian miranda

    christian miranda

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    what are inside of gas planets like jupiter?????????

  • christian miranda

    christian miranda

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    what are inside of gas planets like jupiter?????????

  • OdgeBodge


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    oh. great.

  • Brian Kristofer Perez

    Brian Kristofer Perez

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    Is strange matter different from exotic matter? Since Exotic matter is more or less reversed matter, will they annhialate each other and realease gamma radiation just like what happens with matter and anti-matter?

  • PelagicProductions


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    Im getting paid to hit nails into timber meanwhile its someones job to think of this stuff

  • Lord Zephyros

    Lord Zephyros

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    Could strange matter be used for energy

  • extreme nova1234567890

    extreme nova1234567890

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    how will it "spread" dosent make sense to me cuz quarks will remain what they are unless under extreme forces, and the stranglets will get sucked backed into the black hole

  • extreme nova1234567890

    extreme nova1234567890

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    i dk if im right just a thought

  • Surux Strawde

    Surux Strawde

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    Also, please tell me this "strange matter" isn't actually glowing green like that cause if Hussie predicts another part of hypothetical physics I'm gonna have to start worrying about video games that control the universe and extratemporal parallel aliens with grey skin and candy horns..

  • Surux Strawde

    Surux Strawde

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    3:38 I swear I've seen that yellow and green pattern somewhere before.. Reminds me of mulan and chicken nuggets...

  • Cuak


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    No sé cómo mierda llegue a este vídeo pero me quedé anonadado

  • BMLC 980_ID

    BMLC 980_ID

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    Now where is my Subtitle why it's white blank

  • Andre


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  • PhrostByte


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    Good luck sleeping tonight

  • garcemac


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    So. That explains the Bootes Void...

  • Laloweed


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    WHAT?! I believe atoms don't get close to each other because of the strong electro-magnetic force, not gravity.

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  • minecraft PE

    minecraft PE

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    Vietsub đâu rồi nhanh lên cái(Vietnamese language)

  • Chanuth Gunawardene

    Chanuth Gunawardene

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    What if all the atoms in the universe suddenly lost their protons?!

  • vbcr


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    It's kruzgesagt ; make one explores although scared.

  • jeremy kurtz

    jeremy kurtz

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    Strange matter: *exists* Entropy: Am I a joke to you??

  • Colossaleye 316

    Colossaleye 316

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    Hello fellow birds

  • Varied Channel

    Varied Channel

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    Make Indonesia subtitle please......

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  • Victor Scott

    Victor Scott

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    Kurzgesagt needs to make some kind of science mobile game

  • Willem Schellings

    Willem Schellings

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    I’m not having an existential crisis. You are.

  • West African Gooner

    West African Gooner

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    "The odds seem good that it won't happen anytime soon.." title of my sex tape

  • goemon9378


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    i thought it was red matter that turns planets to black holes like it did to vulcan

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