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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    • The quarks look like miis. From the wii.

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    • Strange Matter is purely Science fiction it Doesn't Exist Neither do black Wholes your whole production is Cartoons because it's all Science Fiction

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    • Does black holes die out?

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    • 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 ^^

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  • Fun fact: fun facts are not fun :)

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  • Kurzgezagt: stragen qurkz convrt to rglar qurkz Kurzgezagt: it createz stragen matter

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  • >really don't want to be together Can relate

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  • Hmm... this is 'strange'.

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  • What the duck

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  • Everyone gangsta untill strangelet touches them

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  • Fascinating. The Universe truly is a strange and we may never understand it. Strange Matter could literally be heading to earth at a fast speed but the Strange Matter could be trillions upon trillions of kilometres away.

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  • We all already know how the universe began, but it's a little religious so I'm not going to say

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  • Universe is such a creepy place full of creepy stuff

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  • just put another qark ather than up and down ones maybe

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  • I don't think this is the entire story. While it is true that strange matter can be contagious, the strangelets can also be ionized or something what makes them not harmful.

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  • sounds like a black hole, because they would also eat up light making them black

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  • strange matter is how the original xbox intro was made

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  • When we have enough technology (like advanced particle accelerators) we can use strangelets as weapons! Most efficient celestial body destroying method ever.

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  • Quack:too much pressure, I wanna be alone

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  • Well, now we know what Vibranium is made up of....

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  • Nobody: Strange matter: perfectly all things should be.

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  • But when is the flood coming?

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  • Wtf

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  • 2:33 The infinity stones.

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  • Question, is it actually green

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  • Literally *_EVERYTHING_***: *exists* Strangets: It's free real estate.

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  • So basically Strange matter is a cancer sick at microscopic level 😈

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  • So we were gearing a black hole hitting us and consuming us, but we had zero idea a flying stranglet drop can turn us into another matter that also kills us, clap clap.

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  • 2:07 called quacks He didn’t said that but he could have

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  • I really like how you animated birds instead of humans. they're so cute!!

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  • Nice! I subscribed this is so good

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  • imagine super advanced alien civilizations using strangelets to purge entire solar systems, that is mind blowing.

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  • Its the false vaccum thing that keeps me up at night. Strangelets are a spooky concept, but probably not a thing, or it would have wrecked us by now. But the vaccum energy of the universe is fundamental, and with a bit of math you can plot out ways of breaking it, as implausibly difficult as it would be. And thats not "weird shit eats a star", thats "nothingness eats a universe"

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  • Comment section *talking about science* : We don't do that here.

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  • 4:12 soo bedrock?

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  • Mabey strange matter is uranium

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  • Universe: exists Stranglets: I’m about to end this whole mans career

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  • So, it's sort of prions of a stellar size - not alive, but infectious.

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  • Normal ducks: Quack quack Kurzgesagt: Quark quark

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  • Am I the only one who finds this serious?

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  • stranger things is starting to make sense now

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  • Hello to a stranglet passing by

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  • If the strange matter so stable why it would disappear after the big bang?

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  • *throws srange matter into black hole Captain: why is the black hole turning green and why do I hear boss music?

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  • So this is actually real right?

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  • In the past we had fairytales about witcges and elfs. monsters and kings. Now we hace unicerse fairytales We have no clue how earths magnetic field works or what gravity is we only drilled 12km deep on a single spot but he we understand the universe...

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  • dont let hulk get his hands on this

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  • I didn't know that stars and planets could catch a greeny contagious astronomical strangelet shrink flu when a Quark star spits out or sneezes 🤔

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    • I guess scientists would just call it the "strange flu"

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  • Und was ist mit Joghurtsternen??

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  • That s really cool, interesting . Carry on guys ciao from Italia!

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  • do TomSka work with you to make these videos? moons face in 5:29 looks like his drawings

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  • 4:38 If there's something strange in your neighbourhood Who you gonna call?

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  • universe war z

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  • quarkmire new family guy episode

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  • We could use it for a power source

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  • Before I die, I want to be strange Matter Then turn things into stranglets.

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  • Leave it to this channel to make my problems feel waaaaaay tinier. Bless.

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    • this is your problem too. they just gave you something bigger to worry about. something out of anyones control.

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  • So if this strange matter is virtually indestructible then how come it seems to be so rare i.e. we haven't observed it?

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  • "You're denser than a neutron star" 😂

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  • I wanted to know the answer in the first 30 seconds, instead I learned 100 new things. Thanks

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  • Who’s adrenaline was pumping during this video

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  • What if strange matter is invisible? Maybe the bootes void has something to do with this

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  • BAVI - Birds Are Very Important

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  • Damn I wasn't expecting to get scared about strange matter.

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  • What if almost everyone and everything has their on version of strange quarks

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  • I am stranger than the strangest thing in this world

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  • This is epic, giving me one more thing to worry about one video at a time! jk this channel is great

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The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained