The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell Prije 14 dana
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:
The cringey gachatuber
The cringey gachatuber Prije 5 dana
Anastasios Karagiannis
Anastasios Karagiannis Prije 8 dana
Make a video about astrology, please.
Rai Farhan
Rai Farhan Prije 8 dana
Plz try to speak using simple English ,so weak people's in English can understand...
Pierre De Agostini
Pierre De Agostini Prije 12 dana
ADd closed captions maybe?
Kadir Bilgin
Kadir Bilgin Prije 12 dana
Please add Turkish subtitles.
VINDI Prije minute
4:30 When the black hole "inverts" the universe into a sphere, THAT WAS SEAMLESS!
paul C
paul C Prije 3 minuta
I am so glad I found this channel for me one of the best out there brilliant at explaining things
Maucaz alv
Maucaz alv Prije 8 minuta
4:18 So if I drop a sign to the event horizon an image of it would be there for a long time?... *this could have some interesting uses*
Julien Vlogz
Julien Vlogz Prije 14 minuta
Am i the only one that learned more from this channel more from actuall school?????
Salavat Shafigullin
Salavat Shafigullin Prije 20 minuta
Дайте Русский перевод пожалуйста (((
TheGoldenlegend1 Prije 25 minuta
Portal Turret Reference at 00:58 Love it.
Román 10
Román 10 Prije 28 minuta
They could upload wallpapers with those wonderful animations to the platform, wallpaper engine that is in steam. Would be great
William Prije 34 minuta
Who else has been watching Kurzgesagt for like 5 years and never gets bored of it?
BeyondFun Prije 35 minuta
I hope no one believes in this trash 🤣🤣🤣
Nicola Leoni
Nicola Leoni Prije 40 minuta
I'm so glad to be a mortal
Ariadne Papke
Ariadne Papke Prije sat
My black hole/white hole plush arrived in the mail the same day this video came out!
Mash Rien
Mash Rien Prije sat
"What are they, really?" The universe's hint that superluminal travel is possible.
GriffinShows Prije sat
Blackholes be like: your energy will be a fine edition to my collection
mario and luigi
mario and luigi Prije sat
just realized at 4;10, there is the asteroid from the asteroid mining video. Cool!!!!
myk poissonnier
myk poissonnier Prije sat
3:20 amogus
Tushar Pawar
Tushar Pawar Prije sat
Respect to the team members, for giving us difficult information in a easy way.. love ❤️👍
Ka Yung
Ka Yung Prije sat
I never liked how these youtube videos depict masses having bent space only under them as if universe is flat, which really disappoints cuz its not if you cant animate gravity for a sphere that is actually spheroid and not like a ball on top of a cloth, i dont know who will, which makes your “educational content” invalid and turn it into just one of those view money grab videos. My disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined
an owl
an owl Prije sat
I don't think what we know about the black hole is true
p -TER
p -TER Prije 29 minuta
The only thing we really know is that a black hole is a source of gravity, and that gravity affects time.
Kiwi&Wiki Prije sat
First of all, absolutely fantastic video as always, I'm addicted to kurzgesagt and love every single video!! However what I don't quite understand is how light can be bend/pulled by a black hole. I must be missing something or there is an error with my arguments/thoughts. I mean if I understand correctly, light is made out of fotons - bundels of electromagnetic energy without mass. So, (again If I'm not mistaken) gravity always works between two masses, so how can something without mass be pulled by gravity? If you look at the formula for gravitational force, two masses are multiplied with each other. So if one mass is zero, the product will be zero as well regardless of how big the other mass is, right? Or does it have something to do with the concept of everything being relative? 🤔 I must be missing or misunderstanding something 😬 That being said, a thousand thanks for this brilliant and fascinating content 🙏🍀
Eben Olivier
Eben Olivier Prije 2 sati
Would you be able to cross the event horizon though? Due to the extreme time dilation close to the event horizon plus Hawking radiation the black hole will probably evaporate just in front of you as you are falling into it whilst you are completely toasted by Hawking radiation which is now incredibly strong because of blueshift. From a distant observer's point of view this will take 10^100 years but for you it will be over quite quickly. There is no "inside" a black hole, space and time are pinched off.
Manly Tears
Manly Tears Prije 2 sati
Kurzgesagt thinks they can just post a video with few updates to their previous videos and get millions of views... they aren't wrong.
p5a_ Prije 2 sati
i keep getting flashbacks from the "first photo of a black hole" memes
Queso Con Patas110
Queso Con Patas110 Prije 2 sati
Iv never wanted to go in to a black hole so bad in my life.
Planeswalker Prije 2 sati
Has anybody actually seen a black hole with their own eyes?
White tiger gaming
White tiger gaming Prije 3 sati
3.19 / 12.143 have anyone say this among us dude floating?
Ionut Codrici
Ionut Codrici Prije 3 sati
I love the video
Ronaldo_ Slayer21
Ronaldo_ Slayer21 Prije 3 sati
Those socks are drip socks
THE DUDE Prije 3 sati
a video that i rlly wana watch is what is the point of exsistance
Awsomedude plays
Awsomedude plays Prije 3 sati
i heard somewhere that spaghettification would only be what someone else sees. you would be absorbed into the black hole and see the observer until you became one with the singularity.
Zak B
Zak B Prije 3 sati
I love how these animations sound and look like the hitchhikes guide to the Galaxy
James Ruscheinski
James Ruscheinski Prije 3 sati
Inside a black hole, do the three dimensions of space (length, width and height) become three dimensions of physical time in quantum field, and does the one dimension of physical time become one dimension of non-physical time / information?
PixelItchio Prije 3 sati
"will we ever truly understand blackholes; no one knows, it's ok to not know everything, it just means that there's plenty to think about, that's why humans do science... which is good, I need my salary to live"
Collin Andrew Sherriff
Collin Andrew Sherriff Prije 3 sati
One grain of sand, equally one particle in the universe, every 10 billion year (WHICH IS UNFATHOMABLE) is ONE % of the blackhole gone. This is a number so large, it's godly.
Ehmyr Prije 3 sati
Boom guy
Boom guy Prije 3 sati
Couldn't we just put a camera down there to see whats going on or will it use it's gravity to just kinda suck it in before any information can transfer due to the time differences, and can it suck radio waves anyways since not even light can escape its gravity °-°
Col_Bullet Prije 3 sati
Now I want to explore No Man's Sky again!
stephen mayo
stephen mayo Prije 4 sati
Prior to this video I thought I knew almost nothing about backholes After the video, I realize I actually know nothing about blackholes
Sheep Sheep
Sheep Sheep Prije 4 sati
A M O G U S 3:20
Aaron davies
Aaron davies Prije 4 sati
The real answer is... WE DONT KNOW!!!
stan 99
stan 99 Prije 4 sati
6:13 Lesson 4 Johnny
Royal Queen
Royal Queen Prije 4 sati
love the interstellar reference
Roblox Gamez
Roblox Gamez Prije 4 sati
This video taught me more than sschool did
giovanny hernandez
giovanny hernandez Prije 4 sati
and you go to 3:20 well see Among Us
Ellie Rose
Ellie Rose Prije 4 sati
what is that crewmate doing in the orbit of a black hole?
mEdnAzz (mijkolsmith)
mEdnAzz (mijkolsmith) Prije 4 sati
3:20 amogus
Calvin Davis
Calvin Davis Prije 5 sati
The definition of eternity I love u guys
CashFlowz Prije 5 sati
here's how we grasp how long those times are. how many times can we watch the star wars saga?
Keola Melhorn
Keola Melhorn Prije 5 sati
lol fuck, i've experienced 4 of these! kidney stone really was the WORST though for sure.
The Universal Raid
The Universal Raid Prije 5 sati
These videos remind me of books like the Magic School Bus. If some of these were in book form with info off to the side, it'd be like TMSB!
CRAFT99 Prije 5 sati
Make a version of this video in Spanish on the channel in a En pocas Palabras
mertos gaming
mertos gaming Prije 5 sati
so many zero's i cant remember that many zero's
Marv3Lthe1 Prije 5 sati
If two random particles appear in quantum fluctuation of space, and one of them is absorbed by the black hole, how does the other particle steal mass from the black hole? this is not clear to me. can anyone explain ?
Dylan Prije 5 sati
Black holes just sound like a defensive cloaking field used by waring aliens who don’t want to involve all the indigenous life on planet so they use basic physics problems like a black hole an object that really shouldn’t exist but the math kinda makes enough sense to confuse the smartest of the basic life forms. I jus think about when we fight other humans we rarely stop and think about the animals impact we have, only a few times we’ve taken that into account but I bet it’s just like the toy animal with a camera inside that fools the other monkeys into thinking it’s one of them.
V M S Rajput
V M S Rajput Prije 5 sati
My mind will be able to recover from this only after the last black hole dies
Mr Skysen Games
Mr Skysen Games Prije 5 sati
Black Holes: Roombas of the Universe. Sucking up everything until everything is nothing, then sucking up each other until there's one, then things can actually start getting weird.
ktaeoh Prije 5 sati
3:20 amogus
치치 Prije 5 sati
한글자막 korean sub
Rik Laffra
Rik Laffra Prije 5 sati
Do we actually use the light that bends of its course due to black holes, like do we see what is around the corner this way? Can we see the other side of something in between us and another galaxy? Darn you Kurzgesagt, you reeled me in with microbiology and ants, and now I'm questioning everything. p.s. I love you
Denis Goruk
Denis Goruk Prije 5 sati
What if the singularity was the big bang? What if we're inside of a black hole. What if the observable universe is the inside of a blackhole. What if Past the observable universe is the outside of the black hole?
Samuel Berry
Samuel Berry Prije 5 sati
Francois De Bruin
Francois De Bruin Prije 6 sati
Guys i have a question cant we use the theory of Entangled particles to somehow construct something made out of entangled particles then send that into the black hole then observe the particles outside of the black hole to see what happens to them as they will mirror the particles we sent into the black hole? please help me with this its really bothering me if this could be possible
SippiSoup Prije 6 sati
3:19 amogus
Some Odd Penguin
Some Odd Penguin Prije 6 sati
those who disliked have a special place in hell
Deepansh Pahwa
Deepansh Pahwa Prije 6 sati
I'm watching this video, because my gf wants to talk about time and space, hope this video helps
VanDer Dik
VanDer Dik Prije 6 sati
What Happens at the Event Horizon? *You will fucking die before reaching it* Also, outside observer might see your corpse flying towards black hole for indefinite amount of time
tishaak Prije 6 sati
Bentley Souza
Bentley Souza Prije 6 sati
i eat dogs
C Melton
C Melton Prije 7 sati
This makes me wonder if it's possible to skim along near the edge of the ergosphere, and use it as the mother of all gravity assists. I'm going to Andromeda, Ma!
bxpe Prije 8 sati
I like it
Ray Charles
Ray Charles Prije 8 sati
This cartoons are not easy cartoons... I have a black hole on my brain now...
Camcolito Prije 8 sati
How can you put up with a theory that posits an entity with zero surface area and infinite density? That's like sticking with a theory that needs green fairy death commandos because the rest of it seems ok.
OP BILLI Prije 8 sati
U should make wallpapers
Saheli Das
Saheli Das Prije 8 sati
You need to put your production rate up. I really miss those days where I would come home on Friday to see a new kuzgesagt video.
Jus a Quick gixxer
Jus a Quick gixxer Prije 9 sati
I don’t think I can die without knowing now
Dierk Steiner
Dierk Steiner Prije 9 sati
Hi ! Thanks for your wonderful videos, there is so much information in it. I love it ! Would you wonder to make a video about soft/energy drink ? It could explain sugar/sugar-free/L-Carnitine/Taurine effect on the organism ? Thanks for your consideration and have a nice day whatever you could answer !
Shreyash Singh
Shreyash Singh Prije 10 sati
3:19 Is there an among us character?
Minchie Dela cruz
Minchie Dela cruz Prije 10 sati
*intelligent twerking*
kuromu Prije 11 sati
лайкните если появятся русские субтитры...........
vlad gociu
vlad gociu Prije 11 sati
Infinity divided by zero makes a lot of sense comperd to black holes
Komiksowy Prije 12 sati
brandon Prije 13 sati
Always very interesting videos
pepe lol triassic
pepe lol triassic Prije 14 sati
What happens when you bring a black hole to a white hole?
John J. Rambo
John J. Rambo Prije 14 sati
Well at least women have something in common with black holes. Neither can ever be understood 😐
Mr-lag-a-lot301 Prije 15 sati
can u do a vid on quasars?
Sylvia Jin
Sylvia Jin Prije 17 sati
3:20 i saw Among Us!
Yrj art
Yrj art Prije 17 sati
These videos make me realise how insignificant we are in this universe
poluefemus Prije 17 sati
Polak Music
Polak Music Prije 19 sati
Hey kurzgesagt, can you soon make a video about brain/head transplantation? I looked it up and it is very interesting. And maybe you can give a proper answer if people can live forever with brain/head transplantation. I hope so, because I also think that in the future ( with more advanced technology ) we can use black holes to speed up ourself in space. If you make sure that you get into the spinning orbit around it, and also get out of it, than you will get out of it with much more speed. Maybe we also can get energy out of a black hole... That's why I hope that brain/head transplantation soon will make you live forever, because I want to witness it. Maybe these are some interesting thing, maybe not. We'll see. ( Sorry about the grammar, English is not my best language ).
Polak Music
Polak Music Prije 19 sati
And then I saw your other videos about blackholes, so my last questions are answered. But about the brain/head transplantation? I really think it would be very interesting.
Thine Holy peanut
Thine Holy peanut Prije 19 sati
So long and thanks for all the fish Oh crap wrong guide
Barnaby Jones
Barnaby Jones Prije 20 sati
One billion, billion, billion, billion, billion... sounds like a high number, until you fathom the U.S. spending bill's being conceived.
Some Random Dude
Some Random Dude Prije 20 sati
Why don’t you do a video about meditation, and the benefits.
Alex Prije 20 sati
Make these into a Spotify podcast PLEASE
klao Prije 21 sat
Bruh everytime they dont want to explain something i swear on my moma they go " go to this 5000 hours long video to find out" like bruh just narrow it down to like 40 sec and we all good
ScoutiverTTV Prije 21 sat
Same old black hole videos. Nothing new
Ebrahim Momin
Ebrahim Momin Prije 22 sati
thank u for making these videos
Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom Prije 22 sati
5:03 "Ohh this black hole is so cute I want a plushie" 11:29 "We got you covered"
Justin Sutter
Justin Sutter Prije 22 sati
I watch every video I can find on Black Holes, but can't seem to find a detailed answer on this... Do we know for certain that Black Holes have a Singularity? In the sense that everything is at a single point with 0 Dimensions. It is possible that it is a physical sphere that exists in 3 Dimensions like a Neutron star but more densely packed (say a Quark star)? Mathematics and logic would suggest that it must have a true physical size and not a single point with no dimensions (division by zero is illogical to even state as an equation, it not only has no answer but has no reason to ever be asked). Say a Neutron star of 10KM that has an escape velocity of 50% the speed of light, what if it compacts to 5KM as a Quark Star (or some other sub-Neutron sized particle) with an escape velocity of equal / greater than the speed of light so we cannot see it and would "think" we are looking at a Black Hole but if we could it would still be a sphere, just more Dense (I know that math isn't perfect, just creating a concept)... why do we default to an idea that it has 0 physical size? Do we really know for sure this isn't the case? Maybe a different sub-atomic particle that we have or haven't yet discovered is the true "crunch limit" of matter and the stuff Black Holes are made of. I've heard before about Singularities that (they are not real, just a placeholder explanation for what we cannot yet explain like saying "Magic" in the middle ages for events that we could not explain via science at the time). If it truly is a point of 0 Dimensions than it would not matter at all how much mass the Black Hole is made of, all of them would have identical event horrizon radii. 20/0 vs 10/0 does not give two different answers, the fact that larger mass Black Holes have larger event horrizons I would think would confirm the physical size idea, did I explain this concept well?
Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom Prije 22 sati
3:59 oddly I feel like you become a sperm cell starting a new life again
Cherryl Bravo
Cherryl Bravo Prije 22 sati
Why was there an turret from aperture
Cherryl Bravo
Cherryl Bravo Prije 22 sati
Or portal 2
EXPLOSION 988 Prije 23 sati
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