The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    13 ימים לפני

    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:

    1. The cringey gachatuber
      The cringey gachatuber
      4 ימים לפני


    2. Anastasios Karagiannis
      Anastasios Karagiannis
      7 ימים לפני

      Make a video about astrology, please.

    3. Rai Farhan
      Rai Farhan
      7 ימים לפני

      Plz try to speak using simple English ,so weak people's in English can understand...

    4. Pierre De Agostini
      Pierre De Agostini
      11 ימים לפני

      ADd closed captions maybe?

    5. Kadir Bilgin
      Kadir Bilgin
      11 ימים לפני

      Please add Turkish subtitles.

  2. Cherryl Bravo
    Cherryl Bravo
    28 דקות לפני

    Why was there an turret from aperture

    1. Cherryl Bravo
      Cherryl Bravo
      28 דקות לפני

      Or portal 2

  3. EXPLOSION 988
    50 דקות לפני


  4. Kevin Petrovic
    Kevin Petrovic
    50 דקות לפני

    black holes are the anus of negus

  5. Jellie
    שעה לפני

    Wow, this is awesome!

  6. Dean Harrison
    Dean Harrison
    שעה לפני

    What if everything we think we know about black holes turns out to be wrong.

  7. TheBigUrsus
    2 שעות לפני

    I just thought of something. What if when the first black hole dies, everything the singularity contains is spewed out at once, along with the hawking radiation's antimatter explosions. This could be a new big bang, and a kickstart of a new universe. I challenge any youtube astronomer geniuses to test my theory.

    1. El Tio Asmodai
      El Tio Asmodai
      2 שעות לפני

      They already mentioned the process in which they "theorized" Black Holes die. They radiate themselves away in the void of space. They can't spew anything that way.

  8. NatesVivis
    3 שעות לפני

    Making me want to go into a black hole now.

  9. Business Man
    Business Man
    3 שעות לפני

    Maybe you can love it: VN Records Official

  10. andres
    3 שעות לפני

    3:21 amogus

  11. hahano37
    3 שעות לפני

    How do you call this video "the ultimate guide", when you propagate the false idea of antimatter particles and matter particles dropping in and out of the event horizon randomly?

  12. Declan Lynch
    Declan Lynch
    3 שעות לפני

    Make a video explaining white holes, if they might be real of course.

  13. Nāuticāł Twiłïght
    Nāuticāł Twiłïght
    4 שעות לפני

    ah, another *existential crisis*

  14. Elmer Escobar
    Elmer Escobar
    4 שעות לפני

    Love your videos

  15. Vaas Monte Nigero
    Vaas Monte Nigero
    5 שעות לפני

    Please add Russian subtitles. Your videos are watched by many people from our country, and subtitles will make your content clearer to many of us. Thank you in advance!

  16. Anime Tengoku
    Anime Tengoku
    5 שעות לפני

    make a game please

  17. Tone Ham
    Tone Ham
    5 שעות לפני

    3:59 oddly I feel like you become a sperm cell starting a new life again

  18. PerpendicularFlight5
    5 שעות לפני

    Oh u guys changed the video title nice

  19. Harris Lingle
    Harris Lingle
    6 שעות לפני

    I want a video about what would happen if the earth fell into the sun. Also supernovas

  20. Tony Philips
    Tony Philips
    7 שעות לפני

    thanks for that I am going to be dipping in and out of your event horizon

  21. Nikolaus Tobian
    Nikolaus Tobian
    7 שעות לפני

    Idk if you are interested in economy.. but if you do, can you make about cryptocurrency for future currency and its benefit and loss? It will be a great video.

  22. Just a guy With internet
    Just a guy With internet
    7 שעות לפני

    “It’s okay to not know everything.” Redditors: “Impossible.”

  23. Yellow
    8 שעות לפני


    1. PerpendicularFlight5
      5 שעות לפני

      RUSH E

    2. Yellow
      8 שעות לפני

      3:17 amogus

  24. Chad Rowin
    Chad Rowin
    8 שעות לפני

    question: although the dying sun that collapsed on itself to create the singularity at the heart of a blackhole was spinning at an insane rate, afterwards as a singularity it has no size or dimensions that we can measure. which in itself is not possible because even compressed beyond neutrons there is still size and area. but assuming the math of gravity is so intense it crushes the matter into non existence, I have a question. How does a nonexistent non area of space exert a spin?

    1. Tiss fant
      Tiss fant
      8 שעות לפני

      Bump for interest

  25. チュimoc
    8 שעות לפני

    The animation is so cute😂😂

  26. Максимилиано Фортуни
    Максимилиано Фортуни
    9 שעות לפני

    Love it

  27. paul
    9 שעות לפני

    i always watch kurzgesagt while eating

  28. ethans drawings
    ethans drawings
    9 שעות לפני

    Portal reference

    10 שעות לפני

    They have a english channel? But it's still Kurzgesagt.

  30. Federico Veronesi
    Federico Veronesi
    10 שעות לפני

    3:20 amogus

  31. Aashritha Nagulavaram
    Aashritha Nagulavaram
    10 שעות לפני

    It's so confusing mannn.....🤔🤔🤯😱

  32. Binoye
    10 שעות לפני

    I was waiting for this video but never realized they uploaded it

  33. Thranduil Oropherion
    Thranduil Oropherion
    10 שעות לפני

    Leave some socks in the shop for me, assholes, my feet are cold

  34. Sarah Dike
    Sarah Dike
    10 שעות לפני

    hey in a nutshell why not make a video about dinosaurs living in the present

    1. Tiss fant
      Tiss fant
      8 שעות לפני

      So, birds then

  35. Jack Su
    Jack Su
    11 שעות לפני

    amongus 3:20

  36. JanGamerLol
    12 שעות לפני

    My brain hurts. I hate it.

  37. Jon Martin
    Jon Martin
    12 שעות לפני

    I think they should make a video about Elon Musk's idea of nuking mars

  38. Kenna Rajora
    Kenna Rajora
    12 שעות לפני

    6:10, that is the No Hair Theorem.

  39. noop draw
    noop draw
    14 שעות לפני

    I think that i know how it's feel to be near of singularity Don't get me wrong Of course I didn't be there What I mean to say is that our consciousness is capable to understand and imagine the true nature of the black hole It's all about finding the right way to make our brain run in both logical and emotional way to get inside a black hole using imagination I can Describe how it's feel But if you didn't be in this experiment (in the consciousness world) You're not capable feel it But you will understand the singularity in a better way Thank you for all the great work you do 🖤👍🏼 I hope that you read my comment 😭 And it's okay to tell me that I'm wrong ❤️

  40. MemeMaster
    14 שעות לפני

    i am asking myself should you be able to see many thing from the light that is trapped inside so shouldnt the inside of a blackhole be full of history?

  41. Aakash Mahesh
    Aakash Mahesh
    14 שעות לפני

    can yall make a video about if there is a mathematical way to prove an afterlife?

  42. QaharNetic
    14 שעות לפני

    Bruh how many time r u gonna milk the black hole come up with new ideas

  43. GokulKrish_M51
    14 שעות לפני

    I like how he says Eons everytime like it's just a matter of months!

  44. Will Baker
    Will Baker
    15 שעות לפני

    So what your saying is eventually we will be swallowed up by the black hole in the center of our galaxy

  45. bowen voowy
    bowen voowy
    16 שעות לפני

    5:03 "Ohh this black hole is so cute I want a plushie" 11:29 "We got you covered"

  46. Tristan Dzurjanik
    Tristan Dzurjanik
    16 שעות לפני

    Ok, to say True, i understand it something like this: Black holes are thicc

  47. GigaChad
    17 שעות לפני

    1. bowen voowy
      bowen voowy
      16 שעות לפני

      what if our solar system had a blue star?

  48. Jotaro Kujo
    Jotaro Kujo
    17 שעות לפני

    3:05 korega requiem da

  49. F M
    F M
    18 שעות לפני

    My question is not on the functionality, but rather the lifespan, how can scientists possibly determine the lifespan with the lack of time and equipment we have today. They simply can't, that's why it's a theory, but then the question stands, where did this theory stem from?

  50. Menos West
    Menos West
    19 שעות לפני

    In the second book of the three body problem someone with life insurance falls into a black hole. The insurance company however does not pay because due to relativity the person falling in is probably going to be alive much longer than the insurance company will ever exist. XD

  51. Dead Inside
    Dead Inside
    20 שעות לפני

    The video version of "I fucking love science but don't understand about it at all. It sure is visually amusing though". Pure reddit tier.

  52. Daniel J. D'Arby
    Daniel J. D'Arby
    21 שעה לפני

    lol, I remember 5 years ago you made the first black hole video. I can't believe how far you all have gotten...

  53. Fede Leguizamon
    Fede Leguizamon
    22 שעות לפני


    1. Tiss fant
      Tiss fant
      8 שעות לפני


    22 שעות לפני

    3:19 made in haven is on the job

  55. Watch The Social Dilemma
    Watch The Social Dilemma
    22 שעות לפני

    Hi. I recommend you watch the documentary "Processed People". I'm not a troll, just someone who wants to spread awareness. Why? Well, because: "A deadly global pandemic makes one thing abundantly clear: Your health needs to be a priority. Not just someday, but right now. Did you know... Obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and other chronic illnesses are all fueled by diet and lifestyle choices - and they make infections more dangerous." This was a quote from the "Food Revolution Summit Website", which you can visit. Please just consider it, it won't cost you anymore than a little bit of time, and you could actually benefit from it. Thanks.

  56. the menace
    the menace
    23 שעות לפני

    Wait so singularity can't be pinpointed? What the fuck ?

  57. the menace
    the menace
    23 שעות לפני

    So like if there were people watching a black hole from all the directions , like surrounding it completely , they'd see the same image ? Like what's behind the black hole ?

  58. Alexander
    23 שעות לפני

    I love Kurzgesagt so much. You make such awesome videos! I also want to buy your plushies!!!!!!!

  59. 大叔点田
    יום לפני

    the starting monkey takes different thing every time, this time is a phone

  60. Michael Geerts
    Michael Geerts
    יום לפני

    its the imposter

    1. Tiss fant
      Tiss fant
      8 שעות לפני


  61. Green Rifters
    Green Rifters
    יום לפני

    Black holes are collidable so you cant stand on black hole or touch it nobody knows how it feels to touch the black hole

  62. Dogw53_YT
    יום לפני

    what if our solar system had a blue star?

    יום לפני


  64. TheGlader2
    יום לפני

    I'm assuming we use infinity to describe the density of a black hole because we aren't currently able to measure how crushed particles can really get. If we really knew what the smallest particles were, we'd probably be able to measure approximately how dense a black hole is. Right as a sun turns into a black hole if you could measure the size of the singularity you'd be able to determine it's real density based on the size and density of the star it used to be. To say it's infinitely dense is to say it doesn't have size, but rather it exists in a state of shrinking infinitely. Matter cannot be infinitely dense, as density is the measurement of how tight particles are, eventually they'd stop somewhere or else particles inside black holes would be crushing into smaller and smaller particles infinitely at infinite speed, to say they are infinitely dense is to say that particles can become infinitely small, none of this sets right with mathematics. TL;DR I theorize that there 'is' a limit to the density of black holes, we just don't know what that is because it defies our current measurement capabilities.

  65. Jean Jacques Rousseau
    Jean Jacques Rousseau
    יום לפני

    There is a lot about it I still don't understand haha. But I think thats pretty normal.

  66. Bri Blake
    Bri Blake
    יום לפני

    What if you nuked a black hole

    1. Tiss fant
      Tiss fant
      8 שעות לפני

      It would just disappear into it.

  67. Charbel Chaak
    Charbel Chaak
    יום לפני

    Add arabic captions for my dad please

  68. Mauricio E. Castillo
    Mauricio E. Castillo
    יום לפני

    How does it do the do??

  69. Abigail Rius
    Abigail Rius
    יום לפני

    Wow the cameraman is immortal

  70. 1.9k veiws
    1.9k veiws
    יום לפני

    what if in reality we are all in a black hole ? inside somone elses black hole

  71. 1.9k veiws
    1.9k veiws
    יום לפני

    funny thing is that if u got sucked in a black hole u would out live everyone on the universe by 1000's of years even if it felt like 5 minutes for u in the black hole

  72. Carl X Win
    Carl X Win
    יום לפני

    Came here after watching interstellar

  73. Momrad
    יום לפני

    Wait. So you can see light that came from something that gone into a black hole. Does that count as information? Because the fotons that escaped can be traced back to the source, and if you are lucky, you can even see it.

  74. Guilherme Martins
    Guilherme Martins
    יום לפני

    Want until 5 men get in Blink range, make sure to use bkb before using black role

  75. Blaine Atkins
    Blaine Atkins
    יום לפני

    Great....thank you

  76. Greg Bennett
    Greg Bennett
    יום לפני

    I don't think anything goes to a single infinitely small point in a black hole. I suspect anything that falls in sticks on the surface (event horizon). I suspect this due to time dilation. You will never get to this center, you will fall for eternity, and experience the life of the universe in an instant.

  77. Alparslan Korkmaz
    Alparslan Korkmaz
    יום לפני

    Nice video.

  78. Aphex Moon
    Aphex Moon
    יום לפני

    5:12 in the end of the universe there is only: the Wilhelm scream

  79. Hrishikesh Pandey
    Hrishikesh Pandey
    יום לפני

    Interstellar brought me here

  80. Lucid Dreamer
    Lucid Dreamer
    יום לפני

    These videos never fail to supply for my daily existential crisis intake

  81. Forest
    יום לפני


  82. nubex
    יום לפני

    3:18 amogus

  83. Alex Jimenez
    Alex Jimenez
    יום לפני

    Do you believe in... G R A V IT Y?

  84. Capta Crunch
    Capta Crunch
    יום לפני

    "You don't know shit about what's really inside" -Me

  85. Desmond Zhang
    Desmond Zhang
    יום לפני

    make a project about aggressiveness

  86. Hugh Little
    Hugh Little
    יום לפני

    Sphagettification is going to be my go-to word until the heat-death of my body.

  87. Pussy Destroyer
    Pussy Destroyer
    יום לפני

    More planets and space vids pls

  88. Derpy Axolotl
    Derpy Axolotl
    יום לפני

    This single video has more info than school ever has

  89. SM69 Animations
    SM69 Animations
    יום לפני

    Kurzgesagt is making school obsolete. Like to agree

  90. Hunga hunga
    Hunga hunga
    יום לפני

    love the portal reference.

  91. lily rose
    lily rose
    יום לפני

    Very helpful

  92. Renata JuzOKiene
    Renata JuzOKiene
    יום לפני

    black holes are very dangearous

  93. Shitass
    יום לפני

    but what would happen if all black holes dissapeared?

  94. niduoe stre
    niduoe stre
    יום לפני

    'This means that, in reality, black holes are even more screwed up than they usually get credit for.' Finally, someone to relate with.

  95. Taufan Augusta
    Taufan Augusta
    יום לפני

    One might say that if you enter a black hole you'll end up at every side of your daughter's bedroom.

    1. niduoe stre
      niduoe stre
      יום לפני

      3:22 amoung oos

  96. Mustafa Erçam
    Mustafa Erçam
    יום לפני

    Will you continue to add Turkish subtitles? I am Turkish and I love the videos of this channel☺️, but I cannot see Turkish subtitles in some videos.

  97. Zezo Mezo
    Zezo Mezo
    יום לפני

    3:19 AMOGUS

  98. Ashutosh231
    יום לפני

    Is event horizon a 2D gate or a 3D gate? Is it like a 360 degree structure? Please reply

  99. LizZy
    יום לפני

    3:18 amongus

    1. Tiss fant
      Tiss fant
      8 שעות לפני


  100. Games Legend
    Games Legend
    יום לפני

    Your a really smart man and your videos are nice and decent :).