The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

27 Bal 2021
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Black holes are the most powerful and extreme things in the universe and they are wildly weird and complicated. What would happen if you fell inside one and what are they really?
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  • 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:

    Kurzgesagt – In a NutshellKurzgesagt – In a NutshellPrieš 15 dienų
    • Ok

      The cringey gachatuberThe cringey gachatuberPrieš 6 dienų
    • Make a video about astrology, please.

      Anastasios KaragiannisAnastasios KaragiannisPrieš 9 dienų
    • Plz try to speak using simple English ,so weak people's in English can understand...

      Rai FarhanRai FarhanPrieš 9 dienų
    • ADd closed captions maybe?

      Pierre De AgostiniPierre De AgostiniPrieš 13 dienų
    • Please add Turkish subtitles.

      Kadir BilginKadir BilginPrieš 13 dienų
  • I wonder, then, can light travel, relatively, faster than the speed of light inside a blackhole’s ergosphere if it is orbiting it?

    Charlie FinniearCharlie FinniearPrieš 2 val
  • 정말 거대한 수수께기가 블랙홀이었구나..그저 크기가 커서 거대한 수수께기가 아니라 문제 자체가 심오의 극단인 정도.. 현대 물리학의 틀이 비틀리기에 아마도 지금껏 생각해온 모습 마저도 틀린 모습일 블랙홀이란 존재 정말이지 경이로운 영상입니다

    I was Born to surviveI was Born to survivePrieš 3 val
  • Props to the guy who went into a supermassive blackhole to get all this information

    SamSamPrieš 3 val
  • But if matter can’t be destroyed, then were does all that information that goes into the black hole go?

    Luciano ArebaloLuciano ArebaloPrieš 3 val
  • Oh boy more existential dread to enjoy yay! lol

    Dr. SoulReaperDr. SoulReaperPrieš 3 val
  • 3:18 among us

    SquisharanomapeaSquisharanomapeaPrieš 3 val
  • 3:02 This is... Requiem.

    ErPabulsErPabulsPrieš 3 val
  • 3:18 a m o g u s

    Mervin Guy Jr.Mervin Guy Jr.Prieš 3 val
  • 3:18 Now i know how Dio's time stop works,The World allows Dio to become so light that he thinks time has stopped,except in real time,Jotaro is seeing a dude holding a road roller flying towards Jotaro at light speed

    藍戰士Kit Kit Chan Isaac藍戰士Kit Kit Chan IsaacPrieš 3 val
  • So blackholes is the key for timetravel poggers

    Dexter AmoresDexter AmoresPrieš 3 val
  • Thank You!

    Aviel DanAviel DanPrieš 3 val
  • background music sounds like risk of rain 2 music lol

    zBrutalzBrutalPrieš 4 val
  • 10:28 a true wtf face

    Jero 2975Jero 2975Prieš 4 val
  • make some white hole videos when ever you hsave a chance

    Weapon manWeapon manPrieš 4 val
  • Doctor Who - How many seconds in eternity?

    JacksDunkleMärchenJacksDunkleMärchenPrieš 5 val
  • 0:43 pls tell me that optical illusion is intentional

    g0blinboig0blinboiPrieš 5 val
  • You make the analogy between black hole singularity's and particles. Later in the video you illustrate that a spinning singularity starts to behave kindoff like a ring. Does this have a link with string theory, where particles are represented by little rings ?

    Quinten NijsQuinten NijsPrieš 5 val
  • I love how the visuals for this are possible because of Interstellar and the research Chris Nolan insisted on doing for it

    Nahuel MartínezNahuel MartínezPrieš 5 val
  • I'm pretty sure at 3:00 they just explained how to do 2nd person irl

    F-L-E-X XpitcF-L-E-X XpitcPrieš 6 val
  • As your feet are closer to the black hole, they fell more gravity, enough to pull your body apart. As you descend it gets worse... what's worse than this?

    Devesh ChauhanDevesh ChauhanPrieš 7 val
  • The idea that the singularity is infinitely dense and thus infinitely distorts space-time could also suggest that the singularity, according to relativity only last for a moment, or never even at all really?

    Brandon DunhamBrandon DunhamPrieš 7 val
  • Aliens laughing at us from inside the blackhole 🙄

    Vidit SrivastavaVidit SrivastavaPrieš 7 val
  • imagine you wanting to enter a black hole, but when you get closer to it, you start hearing brazillian music. you shit your pants and try to go away but then Ricardo Milos comes out of the black hole and pulls you inside

    TremesCHIMPTremesCHIMPPrieš 7 val
  • I wonder what he thinks about in the shower.

    c tayc tayPrieš 7 val
  • This is the first video from this amazing channel that made me think "What the hell is this about...." It was quite boring. I don't really care about black holes and things that are hardly understandable for anyone except a handful of physicists

    NeejahNeejahPrieš 7 val
    • I mean most people subscribed to them because the space videos

      RedStone576RedStone576Prieš 6 val

    Jannes WilminkJannes WilminkPrieš 7 val
  • I really thank the entire team of Kurzgesagt for making such beautiful videos. I never know how time passes when I'm watching such amazing videos. It's the best thing I've seen on this platform. You literally make learning so enjoyable!

    Sai DishaSai DishaPrieš 8 val
  • OK so what would happen if you threw a massive amount of antimatter into it.

    IsicklekainIsicklekainPrieš 8 val
  • I've always wondered what kind of people would dislike such videos....please comment bellow to tell me more

    David DaridaDavid DaridaPrieš 8 val
  • Maybe we could use a black holes spin for travelling space, if a ship could spin in the black hole until it got to the 90% of the speed of light and then somehow catapult out of the black holes orbit!

    Callum SmithCallum SmithPrieš 8 val
  • So, time travel is really possible if human somehow found a way to make a stable portable blackhole🤔

    FabianFabianPrieš 9 val
  • 0:54 *Portal reference?*

    Bear ReyesBear ReyesPrieš 9 val

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  • Time escapes from black holes, doesn't it ???

    Greg NulikGreg NulikPrieš 10 val
  • Turkish subtitle please!

    Kemal Can ŞenocakKemal Can ŞenocakPrieš 10 val
  • Keep making socks please, I love them and still buy all of them. We need more designs!!!

    Decker DigitalDecker DigitalPrieš 11 val
  • 3:03 for the first and the last time I could ever see my back by myself with my bare eyes without using a mirror or a camera... 10:15 this wipe out my brain... time scale of the universe and black hole make me feel like everything is nothing but that means nothing can be everything at the same time...

    Above ThresholdAbove ThresholdPrieš 11 val
  • Sometimes I can’t wait to die because you probably get to figure out what this shit really is, not in like an “I get it now” way, more in like a “becoming part of infinity” way

    The GatorThe GatorPrieš 12 val
  • 1:19-“Aight, Imma head out.”

    The One On YouTubeThe One On YouTubePrieš 12 val
  • The lies of atheism and they sae we have duh pruov and evodence lol

    Adam and Eve our first parentsAdam and Eve our first parentsPrieš 12 val
  • Muslims, Dems, Cen Banks worlds most disturbing bent space

    Justin TilmanJustin TilmanPrieš 13 val
  • Man the music is getting good

    soulshinobisoulshinobiPrieš 14 val
  • Please put an arabic translation.. For your followers in the Middle East and north africa... Please guyz put like on my comment so that they can see my comment

    Marwan ElbanaMarwan ElbanaPrieš 15 val
  • 3:19 AMOGUS

    ParroTiestParroTiestPrieš 15 val
  • I have a question. Do black holes disprove the big bang? If all matter in the universe was in one place, wouldn't that form an incredibly dense point where nothing could escape? Essentially, wouldn't it be an insanely big black hole? If so, how did it escape with such force. I think the universes expansion is everything being pulled back into a singularity, like a giant plug where water gets sucked in faster and faster until it has gone

    Dark Rabbit GamingDark Rabbit GamingPrieš 15 val
  • Anyone else ever wonder why the initial singularity that was the proto-universe, didn't evaporate away from Hawking Radiation, and instead exploded (big bang)?

    Grayzel FXGrayzel FXPrieš 16 val
  • I'm getting the same vibe that ancient people must have felt about the sun. In today's world black holes are so unexplainable, uncomprehensible, and unfathombly perplexing that all we can say about them is that it exists and that's that. Maybe thousands of years from now we *will* get actual answers as to what goes on in them, but for now, we're just making very educated guesses.

    Bob VeinneBob VeinnePrieš 16 val
  • Bruh I was strait tripping when I watched that black hole explode

    Eli GillumEli GillumPrieš 16 val
  • How are there 1.8k dislikes in this video? This is such a pleasant and informative source of information, I don't know how anyone can still find something dislikable about it.

    Lúthien TinúvielLúthien TinúvielPrieš 16 val
  • Black hole information paradox?

    Brian MeeksBrian MeeksPrieš 16 val
  • imagine imagining an imagination

    PopOffsPopOffsPrieš 16 val
  • So, you're not going to ever talk about black holes again? I see a hole in your plan... ;D

    Electric Rune GamesElectric Rune GamesPrieš 17 val
  • Ah YES Key word [(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ Billion ♥]

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    • Lol

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  • thank all of you for making this useful video

    Abolfazl KAbolfazl KPrieš 17 val
  • I like to think “how do they know this, did they send a person into a black hole?” But facts exist and I feel stupid.

    Paladin VideosPaladin VideosPrieš 17 val
  • remember when black holes were theoretical?

    jasper ricejasper ricePrieš 18 val
  • I need a blackhole plushie in my life.

    Aaron WrightAaron WrightPrieš 18 val
  • Time is relative, because its a madeup human scale... Making it part of natural equation will spew up bullshit theories like timetravel

    083 Kazi Ashif083 Kazi AshifPrieš 18 val
  • 10:24 Obviously you haven't waited for Binance Support to get back to you.

    Captain ObviousCaptain ObviousPrieš 19 val
  • what do you think would a black hole look like without the event horizon??

    Meiscraz GamingMeiscraz GamingPrieš 19 val
  • Ahh the power of zero... Too much zeroes.

    Joel KusganJoel KusganPrieš 19 val
  • 0:08 you become part of the black hole

    Elaina flynnElaina flynnPrieš 20 val
  • Is it possible to find a way to contain a small black hole and use its rotation spin cycle as a way to make a warp drive engine? If the aliens can make a warp drive then we should be able to do the same maybe defying the limitations of light speed.

    Angel EyesAngel EyesPrieš 20 val
  • I don't call it an ergosphere. I call it a doughnut.

    HyperoxHyperoxPrieš 20 val
  • When we fall asleep and start dreaming, do we fall into a black hole?

    Kerim DemirkanKerim DemirkanPrieš 20 val
  • 3:19 the bottom right corner kinda sus

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  • I sometimes like to imagine Kurzgesagt as an ancient cosmic grandpa that knows everything and teaches me about stuff that makes my brain expand past my skull

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  • Bruh you gotta be nice to ducks

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  • Among Us character at 3:19!

    AgitoAgitoPrieš 21 val
  • I saw something sus.

    Grey lolGrey lolPrieš 21 val
  • I wanna be the first person to jump into a black hole 🤪 go Science

    GRIM MakoGRIM MakoPrieš 21 val
  • Really annoying background music triggers headache...👎👎👎

    mrengtopmrengtopPrieš 21 val
  • 4:30 When the black hole "inverts" the universe into a sphere, THAT WAS SEAMLESS!

    VINDIVINDIPrieš 21 val
  • I am so glad I found this channel for me one of the best out there brilliant at explaining things

    paul Cpaul CPrieš 21 val
  • 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*

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  • Am i the only one that learned more from this channel more from actuall school?????

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  • Portal Turret Reference at 00:58 Love it.

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  • They could upload wallpapers with those wonderful animations to the platform, wallpaper engine that is in steam. Would be great

    Román 10Román 10Prieš 22 val
  • Who else has been watching Kurzgesagt for like 5 years and never gets bored of it?

    WilliamWilliamPrieš 22 val
  • I hope no one believes in this trash 🤣🤣🤣

    BeyondFunBeyondFunPrieš 22 val
    • Explain

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  • I'm so glad to be a mortal

    Nicola LeoniNicola LeoniPrieš 22 val
  • My black hole/white hole plush arrived in the mail the same day this video came out!

    Ariadne PapkeAriadne PapkePrieš 22 val
  • "What are they, really?" The universe's hint that superluminal travel is possible.

    Mash RienMash RienPrieš 23 val
  • Blackholes be like: your energy will be a fine edition to my collection

    GriffinShowsGriffinShowsPrieš 23 val
  • just realized at 4;10, there is the asteroid from the asteroid mining video. Cool!!!!

    mario and luigimario and luigiPrieš 23 val
  • 3:20 amogus

    myk poissonniermyk poissonnierPrieš 23 val
  • Respect to the team members, for giving us difficult information in a easy way.. love ❤️👍

    Tushar PawarTushar PawarPrieš 23 val
  • 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

    Ka YungKa YungPrieš 23 val
  • I don't think what we know about the black hole is true

    an owlan owlPrieš 23 val
    • The only thing we really know is that a black hole is a source of gravity, and that gravity affects time.

      p -TERp -TERPrieš 22 val
  • 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 🙏🍀

    Kiwi&WikiKiwi&WikiPrieš 23 val
  • 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.

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  • Kurzgesagt thinks they can just post a video with few updates to their previous videos and get millions of views... they aren't wrong.

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  • i keep getting flashbacks from the "first photo of a black hole" memes

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  • Iv never wanted to go in to a black hole so bad in my life.

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  • Has anybody actually seen a black hole with their own eyes?

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  • 3.19 / 12.143 have anyone say this among us dude floating?

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  • I love the video

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  • Those socks are drip socks

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