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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  • verycrazyguy1

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

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  • Xavier animations and blogs
    Xavier animations and blogs

    Alert meme detected

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  • Tanmay Tare
    Tanmay Tare

    Can a neutron star become a black hole ?

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  • 50złマン

    Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell Japanese sub pls😭

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  • Flipbook. VN
    Flipbook. VN

    why don't have vietsub ? plz send it I want to know how is neutron star ?? plz

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    Flipbook. VN

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    Sam Kmm

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  • Jive lobster
    Jive lobster

    Hagan también su canal en español

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  • Kirimaru Isao
    Kirimaru Isao

    If strange matter can infect other stars, how our universe could be born? Should we receive the signal of energy released when a star is being infected if this theory is true?

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  • aakansh chaturvedi
    aakansh chaturvedi

    is it possible that we already infected by strange matter

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  • Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf

    Omg! I just have to say this I love the adorable little Birds you use in these videos! I just wanna hug them they are just so dang cute. Also I loved the video!

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  • ReDSauCe

    *naming quarks be like* Duck: I have an idea Durck: I have a better idea

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  • Mario Vasquez
    Mario Vasquez

    anybody find this in their music playlist

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  • Joks iZantos
    Joks iZantos

    Nobody: Comment section: "hey ill comment "Nobody: " and "am i a joke to you" to get likes because it works in other video and im sure fools will surely like it because they are fools" EDIT: OMG Thank you for 1 like!

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  • Trevor O'Donnell
    Trevor O'Donnell

    Why was this in my music list?

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  • Jel Gamer
    Jel Gamer

    isnt that disobeying one of the laws which says "infomation cannot be destoryed" you said strange matter converts matter into strange matter, similar to blackholes in another video?

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  • Single sr01
    Single sr01

    Good video dear

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  • Delta lord
    Delta lord

    Kurtzesagt- Strange matter maybe the strongest most indestructible matter in the universe Me-Have you ever heard of flex tape?

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  • wireless fall79
    wireless fall79

    Life: exists Kurzagesagt: this is some gourme sh**.

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  • Luis Vidalon
    Luis Vidalon

    I love this channel. I mean, you do a f*** great job, super cool animations, simple and real information, but how do you earn money? Only by the ads? :v

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  • י

    Nobody: Not a single soul: Kurzgesagt: make a depressing video and add some birds

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  • Jcewazhere

    So instead of the planet ending in grey goo the entire universe could end in strange goo. Great :X

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  • Carlos Valero Chavez
    Carlos Valero Chavez

    Scp 9999 Object class: apollyon

    Πριν 4 ώρες
  • LIJ Ivan
    LIJ Ivan

    I'm happy the camera man is alive.

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  • Cheesle2

    whats wrong with everything going green and small?

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  • shutupsucka

    I just love how we know all this stuff about deep space without ever being their.

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  • TheDeadMeme27

    hmm this is strange.....

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  • Nicole Sniperwolf
    Nicole Sniperwolf

    It would make a cool movie

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  • Anson

    This is how to destroy the universe: throw a strangelet at the universe

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  • Vox24

    It converts anything it touches, yet is contained within a star?

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  • Jingkai Lim
    Jingkai Lim

    Basically we can get 360 noscoped from space by gamma ray bursts or strange matter,where’s the panic button?

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  • Eric Zhan
    Eric Zhan

    Here's a question. If strange quarks decay, why are they stable?

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  • ArticFoxPT Mapper
    ArticFoxPT Mapper

    Wait could we still live in a body made up of srange matter?

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  • Oussama Roog
    Oussama Roog

    The arabic translate plz

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  • Alex Owens
    Alex Owens


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  • AlamedaCA94501

    So what you are saying is if I get hit by strange matter I turn into The Hulk?

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  • MR. DONTbuyIT
    MR. DONTbuyIT

    I was high when I whatched it, pure gold...

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  • Joe Smith
    Joe Smith

    One can only dream

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  • PlasmaPlayz

    Im defying the laws of physics im doing a split as a boy but it hurted very much

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    Ulaş Hamarat

    I appreciate you very much and wish you continued success.

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  • The Irish Polar Bear
    The Irish Polar Bear

    You should do is teleportation possible

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  • Fiks Anzo™
    Fiks Anzo™

    What doesn't turn you into a black hole simply makes you _stranger_

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  • Frisk -_-
    Frisk -_-

    *-strange matter is very strange-*

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  • crystallizationss

    0:01 that's wrong, pretty sure i'm denser lmao

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  • Gig Gig
    Gig Gig

    This was in my mix. ??

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    gaming n tech n vine Guru

    Do essential oils really work? If yes then how?

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    Kerbal Explosion Program

    me: today sucked -new kurzgesagt video appears- me: nevermind!

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    Colton Sanderson

    This is probably the best way to die that they have made a video about

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  • Wait what
    Wait what

    Can we get another video about the other quarks shown in the video

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  • Kiswono Prayogo
    Kiswono Prayogo

    soo.. infinity stones?

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  • Daan

    If stange matter transforms all matter it comes in contact with into strange matter and is very common in the universe, wouldn't it have turned the whole universe into strange matter already? Given how long the universe exists and the fact that strange matter would grow exponentially.

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    Kalpana Rout

    Coolest animated stuff!! But I don't think anyone can overpower *kurzgesagt* in it's content too !! AMAZING !!

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    Its LazyBoi

    this channel teaches me science better than my school does

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  • Dust's Animal Jam Guide
    Dust's Animal Jam Guide

    Humans: Humans are so strange and dangerous that they're going to make us go extinct! Universe: *hold my beer.*

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  • Harry M
    Harry M

    if strange matter turns regular matter into strange matter, wouldn't that apply to the outer layers of a neutron star too? so if there's strange matter in a neutron star, sooner or later the whole neutron star would be strange matter.

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  • OfficiallyANerd

    I normally love your videos but to be honest this hardly explained anything, why is it so stable?

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  • Zahir

    4:26 Did you seriously fucking killed two innocent birds just to make this video? dislike

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  • Federico Giuseppe Preti
    Federico Giuseppe Preti

    Maybe we were already infected with strange matter

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  • pau; guillory
    pau; guillory

    and here things get STRANGE btw, i mean this comment section

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  • Ragunath Tikiri
    Ragunath Tikiri

    the ducks are back!!!

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  • Spix-Stryker

    What's wrong with being strange matter? If everything in the universe is strange matter won't it be ok to be better for us to be indestructible?

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    khan family

    Kylie jenner: *is that a chicken* me: errrr close enough

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    Mahdi Ahmed

    for 4.6 billion yrs nothing happened to earth kurzgesagt: makes this video me:who gives two fucks we were safe for 4.6 billion yrs

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    Nour Chaaban

    Can you make a video about how survival instinct evolved and why we even need to survive?

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  • Ter Ter
    Ter Ter

    hmm very strange

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  • blue Flames
    blue Flames

    I really want to know, if you do this for views or to teach interested people like me. ;-)

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    Lucas da Silva Serra

    Obrigado por legendar seus vídeos, principalmente em português.

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    why is this in my music playlist

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  • Lucid Hi
    Lucid Hi

    Weird Cartoon Channel But Ok

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  • ben flamini
    ben flamini

    What if we already are strange matter¿

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    Dagmawe Dawit

    Especially this video. ☺

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    Dagmawe Dawit

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    Szeto Playz

    Hey kurzgesagt, i have a bideo reccommendation. Can you talk about the Bose-Einstein Condensate State?

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    Kent Celicious

    Just remember the dogma kurzgesagt: Time >> Quality & Love (don't end up like "The Infog**phics sh$t")

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  • Kent Celicious
    Kent Celicious

    Just remember the dogma kurzgesagt: Time >> Quality & Love (don't end up like "The Infog**phics sh$t")

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  • Peter Pan
    Peter Pan


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  • HELLcopter TS
    HELLcopter TS

    In the near future, scientists will prove this video was very accurate. Or maybe not.

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  • Beautiful

    If you’re interested in space I highly recommend downloading Space Engine. It’s super mind blowing

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  • Jon Astra
    Jon Astra

    If the stranger quarks are unstable, how stranger matter can be stable?

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  • Tithi Choksi
    Tithi Choksi

    I like how this guy could be saying complete bull and we would still be fascinsted by it

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    Kurzgesagt: the Big Bang} me: OO that’s naughty to hear that from u

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    Big Boss

    Kurzgesagt - Terrorism in a Nutshell

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    Bảmdj 0 Nguyễn

    I just care the new intro only

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  • Felix Maier
    Felix Maier

    Why do you assume that strange matter is so very stable, when everything we made and looked at that is vaguely similar should and did decay very fast? You even say everything but up and down quarks are unstable. Sure in a neutron star, strange things may happen, but as soon as pressure is released, what tells us that that strange matter doesn't just decay?

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  • Flamster Dabster
    Flamster Dabster

    Would the world be better if humans wouldnt exist?

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  • NN&N

    Out of curiosity, how would strange matter interact with antimatter?

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    Strange matter is the cancer of universe

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  • ebb

    Meantioning the simplification. Good.

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  • Nishant kataria
    Nishant kataria

    Always likes before watching :)

    Πριν 17 ώρες
  • mcalladin

    Strange bird

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  • Assassins Creeps
    Assassins Creeps

    Can someone explain why is this in my music mix? *OH, THAT'S BECAUSE MUSIC IS THE MOST POWERFULL THING, NOW I UNDERSTAND, YIPPEE!!*

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  • Excentric

    Ok, let's make a video about things we can't prove. Boring. Same as the atomic bombs one. Boring and useless.

    Πριν 18 ώρες
  • Inu Bayu Aji
    Inu Bayu Aji

    Sure I am not scared. Yeh for sure

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  • htf5555

    dont worry. doctor strange is an expert in this, he'll protect us

    Πριν 19 ώρες
  • Elena Morales
    Elena Morales

    He's a strangelet

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  • Leva 2019
    Leva 2019

    ? Школа 101 я тря

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  • Ashley Leelodharry
    Ashley Leelodharry

    Video idea : how to terraform a planet, I think it would be very interesting as it’s been hinted at in previous videos and an In depth look at it would be awesome in my opinion

    Πριν 20 ώρες
  • Alfan Fatir Fatikah
    Alfan Fatir Fatikah

    Hi Kurzgesagt, would you like to explain zoo particles and make the video about that?......Thank you

    Πριν 20 ώρες
  • Luis Ka
    Luis Ka

    Jetz will ich auch n Quark

    Πριν 20 ώρες
  • Louis Chan
    Louis Chan

    me love your stuff i also have an ideas what if we use the dark web

    Πριν 21 ώρα
  • SS S
    SS S

    Have we ever witnessed this phenomenon?

    Πριν 21 ώρα
  • ⋆ TheBestWarrior101 ⋆
    ⋆ TheBestWarrior101 ⋆

    So this is what rick uses for his portal

    Πριν 21 ώρα
  • Joydip Lite
    Joydip Lite

    Strange matter still can’t destroy Kim’s ass

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  • Crash Bandicoot
    Crash Bandicoot

    Thanks !

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  • ender slot
    ender slot

    Strange quark-cancer

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