The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

27 apr. 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 Nutshell18 dagen geleden
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    • Make a video about astrology, please.

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

      Rai FarhanRai Farhan12 dagen geleden
    • ADd closed captions maybe?

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    • Please add Turkish subtitles.

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  • 3:19 Bottom right kinda sus

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  • 2:55 Kurzges-stutter?

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  • Black Holes "A total Fantasy" according to a high tech electrical engineering company ! In reality a number of basic Physical laws prevent any possible existence of "Black Holes", and it must be remembered that "Black Holes " are still only a "THEORY". Which means no supporting research or Laboratory testing has been able to support the THEORY. Therefore "The Institute for Physics" (In London UK) has been unable to raise this THEORY to "Scientific Law" !!!!!! The alternative to "Black Holes" from the Electric Universe camp of Science insists "Black Holes" are a simple case of mistaken identity. The Electric Universe camp now supported by a major Industrial player, will tell you that "Black Holes" are in reality "Plasmoids". In simplist Lay terms "Plasmoids" are a type of huge electrical junction box, (found at the centre of ALL spiral Galaxies) that electrically co-ordinate the various "Birkland Currents" that flow in and through spiral galaxies. The Universe is ELECTRIC, there are NO islands in Space.

    James SmithJames Smith2 uur geleden
  • I really wonder what happens inside the singularity of a black hole, because it just seems so majestic and for us now it's like and endless mystery, we will probably never know, but whatever it's inside its more massive than everything else in the universe

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  • 3:18 amog sus :O

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  • when the star collapses to black hole the space curvature is left similar to the original star (theoretically if the there is same amount of matter). Its the radius that is changed making possible for light / matter to come closer.

    Marek LaggerMarek Lagger5 uur geleden
  • The plushies are pewdiepie themed

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  • 3:19 AMONGUS

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  • Beyond the event horizon lies the void of my dreams Imploding eternal darkness, portal to my destiny The voracious gaping vortex distorts the cosmic laws Drains the life of the universe, extinguishing the stars

    MartinMartin6 uur geleden
  • Wouldn't the big bang be more powerful than a black hole?

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  • Black holes are absolutely insane!

    Fiona WarrenFiona Warren7 uur geleden
  • Amogus 3:19

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  • I wonder if we can understand black holes if we have the right technology,science and stuff

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  • I saw monke in the intro

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  • Hello.

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  • Assuming this is all true the singularity in a black hole what does that sound like the ball of energy or the cause of the Big Bang because 1 there was nothingness before the Big Bang except the presumed ball of energy what if our universe was a black hole that exploded releasing that infinite amount of condensed matter obviously there are some holes in this theory but hey I think it’s kinda cool idk

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  • true...

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  • 3:18 AMOGUS

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  • Have you ever thought about making a video of gravastars??

    Laura CorbellaLaura Corbella11 uur geleden
  • Man I will literally graduate in physics off youtube and be the most knowledgeable in my university Thanks kurgesagt

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  • Ok light can't escape the gravity of Black Hole then that means speed of light depends on the gravity also.... if I am wrong please correct

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  • am I the only one I saw the among us character on 3:18

  • Why we can't stop War in the middle east such as Israel and Palestine. But We can understand the theory of black hole? I know it's difficult to change this world. Not only money and Thrones but Geopolitics. I really like Kurzgesagt because it brings us new ideas and knowledge. Wish we can do more......

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  • "This means that in reality, black holes are even more screwed up that they usually get credit for-" Me: 😶😨

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  • 6:18 "all black holes are the same" I mean, not to people outside of them. To Joe Joeston, that black hole is uniquely the black hole that killed his wife. It's none of the other black holes. It was that one, officer!

    Braden BestBraden Best16 uur geleden
  • Serious h2g2 vibes. DNA would approve.

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  • so did they used like a random person to feed into the blackhole?

    AirehteAirehte17 uur geleden
  • The one way time travel thing kinda threw me in a curveball

    Charles _TheSecondCharles _TheSecond17 uur geleden
  • Can you do a video on “white holes?” I think it would be very similar to this, but it’s an interesting topic/theory I would like to learn more about, nobody explains it better than you! Thanks :)

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  • at 10:30 is it really e^i on top left or its just my imagination

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  • Queen elizabeth is gonna challenge a black hole in an aging contest soon, cant *wait* for the finale!

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

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  • Great video, thank you!

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    • that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9) I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. (Luke 13:5)

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  • What a cute portal reference

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  • INTP here. I think black holes are portals.

    Geoffrey Nikao HerbertGeoffrey Nikao Herbert20 uur geleden
  • Well here’s a thought what if you put exotic mater in a black hole or you have a person in a suit that can create exotic mater can that be a way to survive a black hole 🤔

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  • So the Moksha/Nirvana is in the center of a black hole

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  • Reality is science fiction, it's just a matter of perception.

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  • What a through Hawking Radiation, its converting pure energy into matter? Or matter into pure energy? Or both!?!!? What the hell.....

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  • lol what if black holes are the only entrances to heaven and only angels are strong enough to pass through?

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  • I feel the whole Kurzgesagt team are beings of pure energy

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  • 0:55 wow Portal reference

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  • Did you guys see news that scientists actually recorded a star being absorbed into a black hole.

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    • @B r u h that’s link to the actual scientific article

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    • Link?

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  • And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment: (Heb 9:27) For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. (Ephesians 2:8-9) The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9) I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. (Luke 13:5)

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  • I'm a bit sad that you didn't mention the Planck star hypothesis in this video, as I think it's definitely a worthy contender for explaining them. Oh well

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  • Your videos are amazing :)

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  • Humanity will figure out how to create universes before figuring out what happens inside of a black hole

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  • 0:32 I for some reason chose to see this as the *outside* edge of a box and not the inside that we're intended to see and now I just cant comprehend this anymore help

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  • Black holes look like black balls with a sort of reflective-looking halo. That happens because of gravity lensing. It's very interesting.

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  • Now am paranoid....

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  • 0:35 he really did that! PORTAL REFERENCE wohooo

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  • Anjay

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  • I wonder what is the speed of gravitational fields

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  • The way Kurzgesagt visualises space stuff is brilliant. No naff CGI, just cute but fairly accurate cartoons of cosmic phenomena with the rest left your imagination.

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  • 3:20 WTFFF

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    • 1 in 100 years event

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  • Caution ⚠️ no floor I love it

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  • Me trying to lose some fat in the gym My trainer: 9:40

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  • 7:40 how is this measured? does one take the rotations per time and put that together with the radius to get the linear velocity at the event horizon?

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  • Am i the only one who wants to be in a black Hole?

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  • Not even light could escape the black hole

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  • Hmm. I wonder if the big bang started from a black hole's singularity and we are all just imside a black hole inside another universe or something.

    Amirhosein HerandyAmirhosein HerandyDag geleden
  • black holes are so interesting :0

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  • Honestly the way I want to go, I want to be made a scientist during death. By being launched into a black hole and reporting what it’s like back to a ship nearby. Or, is their gravitational force so strong that even radio waves n junk can’t escape? Also Kurzgesagt thank you so much for covering more on the topic of black holes! They are extremely interesting and I love the topic.

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  • For science

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  • 4:30 please someone make a version of this where it reverses and becomes the good ending where he got out of the black hole or i might do it myself

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    • Well, Interstellar did it

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  • thanks now i know how to have a black hole as a pet

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  • One person’s opinion, but I’ve just found this channel and I absolutely love these videos. I’m starting my senior year of mechanical engineering and have always loved space and physics.

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  • Among us 3:19 right down corner

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  • I'm scared

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  • 3:19 love the tiny detail!! SUS

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  • Finally got another video

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  • On the time 3:21 they added a among us character.why

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  • Can someone explain me, why does the halking radiation gain speed during the time? While the surface of the event horizon is shrinking, and therefore the amount of "halking interactions" on the surface, during time, should decrease as well. (By the assumption that the halking radiation is konstant during space time

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    • *(Konstant during space, time and gravity)

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  • At the 6:00 minute mark, there’s a reference to a singularity video, but no link. I’ve been searching for Kurzgesagt Singularity with no luck... anyone know where it is??

    Leonardo NavarroLeonardo NavarroDag geleden
  • 3:20 when even Kurzgesagt is Sus

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  • if anyone that can take me to space is reading this i’m allowing you to send me into a black hole for studies

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    • Such clips are better than Netflix

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  • Ah, time for my hourly extestential crisis

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  • ignore this comment 2:06 6:44 10:22 10:35

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