Neutron Stars - The Most Extreme Things that are not Black Holes

Birt 10 nóv 2019
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Neutron stars are one of the most extreme and violent things in the universe. Giant atomic nuclei, only a few kilometers in diameter but as massive as stars. And they owe their existence to the death of something majestic.

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    • medievaljedi


      2 dögum síðan

      Dear Kurzgesagt, could you please make a video explaining celestial nuclear fusion and why it makes the sequence of H, He, C, Ne, O, Si, Fe and ends.

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    • Raymond Nicolas

      Raymond Nicolas

      10 dögum síðan

      @whobesam 9

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      Masud Hassan

      23 dögum síðan


    • Assar Nybeson

      Assar Nybeson

      Mánuði síðan

      is the dog for sale? if not tell him I said hi/good boy.

  • uto is my waif

    uto is my waif

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    are they harvestable like our sun

  • Dzar The Demon

    Dzar The Demon

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Game Theory: Minecraft Bedrock is just Nuclear Pasta

  • Cosmic Blox

    Cosmic Blox

    17 klukkustundum síðan

    "There are billions and billions of earth like planets that are possibly habitable and you'll never be able visit any of them"
    Me: ;-; I know

  • Amogh Kulkarni

    Amogh Kulkarni

    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Am I the only one who thinks black holes are way cooler than neutron stars?

    I'll see myself out

  • Victor HMG

    Victor HMG

    Degi Síðan síðan

    i want to touch a neutron star. They seem solid

  • Urgot, o encouraçado

    Urgot, o encouraçado

    Degi Síðan síðan


  • cuma212


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Yeah I Remember using those to overcharge my FSD

  • FreeFlite


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Why do the neutron stars look like candy

  • Jenny Liu

    Jenny Liu

    Degi Síðan síðan

    "strongest in the universe"
    Magnetars and Pulsars: *allow us to introduce ourselves*
    Black hole: *cute*

  • Jeffrey Bean

    Jeffrey Bean

    2 dögum síðan

    What program do you use to create these awesome animation?

  • Rainier Bernales

    Rainier Bernales

    2 dögum síðan

    I swear if there's a square star and it turns into a neutron star the crust is gonna be a called a ravioli

  • nik rod

    nik rod

    2 dögum síðan


  • Henrry Alicea Mejia

    Henrry Alicea Mejia

    2 dögum síðan

    “And you will never visit any of them” ?
    -_- what is wrong with you?
    Prickly statement.

  • Ravenous_lad


    2 dögum síðan

    7:18 being this close to nutron star is probobly a bad idea innit?

  • Bruce wayne

    Bruce wayne

    2 dögum síðan

    Yeah it pretty cool that the very elements from which we are made are from from outer spaces and we are aliens to this Earth.

  • Samin Khandakher

    Samin Khandakher

    3 dögum síðan

    Neutron is strongest material in the world
    Kim jong un: let's explore and make nuke

  • The Queen of Neckbeards

    The Queen of Neckbeards

    3 dögum síðan

    hard simping for this soundtrack

  • meruem


    3 dögum síðan

    i got my mind blown over and over again xD this is awesome

  • Marcel Caritos

    Marcel Caritos

    3 dögum síðan

    I was freaking out on the spaghetti layer until I found out it was an actual term

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  • Lucky lights

    Lucky lights

    3 dögum síðan

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    Lucky lights

    3 dögum síðan

    Cup of coffee:what why am I cold what is that Mt everest:why am I small now I won be famous!!!!!

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    Lucky lights

    3 dögum síðan

    Sirously awesome ???????

  • Jeremiah Exequiel Magnayi

    Jeremiah Exequiel Magnayi

    3 dögum síðan

    Neutron dyson sphere

  • Drew Murtha

    Drew Murtha

    4 dögum síðan

    "No one knows for sure, and that's why we do science." I want this on a t shirt

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    tHe1AnDoNlY 6

    4 dögum síðan

    4:38 ... wut?

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    Pacificbluegamer Yteddy

    5 dögum síðan

    7:54 what will distract anyone from what he is saying

  • my wife left me

    my wife left me

    6 dögum síðan

    Im just eating ice cream and i realized that the old youtube videos that i feel nostalgic about now...
    how will i feel about this video someday? i never thought of having nostalgia about the future or something that hasnt happened yet. bruh

  • _Shakram_


    6 dögum síðan

    Нейтронная материя и конденсат- бозе Эйнштейна похожи?

  • Greg Dunsford

    Greg Dunsford

    6 dögum síðan

    This is called speculation!

  • Jei Wilber

    Jei Wilber

    6 dögum síðan

    How our world are trillions of years material made if the known universe is only 14 billion years old ❓🤔

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    deep purple

    6 dögum síðan

    Can the the univers be destroyed. Does the the universe just keep regenerating forever in different forms as time goes by. Or is it finite.

  • Shrishail Shreshthi

    Shrishail Shreshthi

    6 dögum síðan

    In their 6 years before video they told Tht magnetic field of neutron star is trillion times stronger and now they are telling quadrillion times how?

    • BIOHAZARD 04

      BIOHAZARD 04

      5 dögum síðan

      Because of 2 things 1. Our understanding of the world always changes 2. We don’t know the exact power is and it is a speculation designed to help understand the true enormity of the numbers that they are talking about

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    7 dögum síðan

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    7 dögum síðan

    so if you think about it, even if earliest space intelligent life was in existence, they wouldn't have developed technology purely because the space they were living in lacked heavy resources....? According to videos humans are in the early stage of space too, so perhaps there are things that just don't exists in the universe yet for us to find. hmm...

  • Dario Montieri

    Dario Montieri

    8 dögum síðan

    God this is so fkn cool...

  • Russian Man

    Russian Man

    8 dögum síðan

    That supernova animation is crisp

  • English for Fun and Competition

    English for Fun and Competition

    8 dögum síðan

    Dear Kurgesagt, is it some science video or you are promoting US, EU and Christmas? Isn't science for everyone? If so, why are these words emphasized in your videos?

  • Gianluca Penna

    Gianluca Penna

    8 dögum síðan

    Virgin ballerina vs chad neutron star

  • TheSpaceChicken


    9 dögum síðan

    I really want the periodic table but my mother doesn't allow =(

  • Marshmallow Mountains

    Marshmallow Mountains

    10 dögum síðan

    I want to know what's in the cores exactly so badly. I hope they figure it out before I die.



    10 dögum síðan

    Awesome finally a documentary about my wallet.

  • Kaysyn Woike

    Kaysyn Woike

    10 dögum síðan

    0:37 looks like cheese

  • Yogi F

    Yogi F

    10 dögum síðan

    A neutron star is maybe bigger than Mount Everest just five kilometres bigger

  • Joseph Coon

    Joseph Coon

    11 dögum síðan

    2:04 “Particles, like electrons and protons, don’t like to be near each other.”
    Why? They are oppositely charged.

  • A Baron of Chivalry

    A Baron of Chivalry

    11 dögum síðan

    He should do a video about solar tornadoes.

  • Eliu Sosa

    Eliu Sosa

    11 dögum síðan

    "Lasagna layer"
    Next vid: the most dangerous being in the universe cosmic Garfield

  • ares


    11 dögum síðan

    Wait... What will happen if a neutron star go inside a black hole

    • ares


      11 dögum síðan

      @The One k thanks

    • The One

      The One

      11 dögum síðan

      It would be eaten

  • Jack NeXuS

    Jack NeXuS

    11 dögum síðan

    thanx, that exsplains a good deal.

  • TheMFRGamer


    12 dögum síðan

    Wow Neutrons are really fascinating I learned a lot good video!

  • Sohail Ahmed

    Sohail Ahmed

    12 dögum síðan

    How is the surface temperature of neutron star million°C when it came fuse anything it has?

  • Michael Walker

    Michael Walker

    12 dögum síðan

    So what elements is needed to bring the birth of a star.

  • ArttyCZ


    13 dögum síðan

    6:20 wait does that mean we could make Gold from Iron using extreme amout of energy that we'll never be able to make? Where's popcorn i'm gonna watch humanity from god's perspective..

    Sorry if my english is bad.. I'm still learning..

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    • BIOHAZARD 04

      BIOHAZARD 04

      5 dögum síðan

      @The One it’s a bot

    • The One

      The One

      11 dögum síðan

      Can you even speak right.

  • ユートピア【U T O P I A】

    ユートピア【U T O P I A】

    13 dögum síðan

    Προς αυτόν που έκανε την Ελληνική μετάφραση: Αν δεν ξέρεις Αγγλικά, γιατί μεταφράζεις?

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    14 dögum síðan

    That pug at the end was kind of nice and he deserves his own vlog

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    Zacharias Kröjer

    15 dögum síðan

    Make a collab with displate, please! Such beautiful videos!

  • shy cucumber

    shy cucumber

    16 dögum síðan

    why are they so small wtf

    • Xenøphørm


      13 dögum síðan

      cuz of gravity

    • Jim Sagubigula

      Jim Sagubigula

      14 dögum síðan

      Τhey are small and angry, like short people.

  • Zacian Squire

    Zacian Squire

    16 dögum síðan

    6:45 *”Im going to kill you, and then kill you again”*

  • PolyValk


    16 dögum síðan

    time for a quick FSD boost

  • Positivity


    16 dögum síðan

    0:54 forbidden candy corn

  • Everything That exists

    Everything That exists

    16 dögum síðan

    Lonsdaleite: I’m the strongest material in the universe!
    Nuclear pasta: that’s cute

  • __


    16 dögum síðan

    "and we're just gonna put a happy little neutron star here, and another one next to it because everyone deserves a friend"

  • Sandwich


    17 dögum síðan

    I spent an hour watching this video

  • Godwill Galit

    Godwill Galit

    17 dögum síðan


    • The One

      The One

      11 dögum síðan

      Wow you're dumb

  • victor litwinko

    victor litwinko

    17 dögum síðan

    Ok I think that we can all conclude that the cameraman is the most indestructible thing in the universe

  • Waskel E. Wabbit

    Waskel E. Wabbit

    17 dögum síðan

    I built a guitar out of neutronium. It's good for heavy metal.

  • Vallinayakam Somasundaram

    Vallinayakam Somasundaram

    17 dögum síðan

    lol we live in neutron star matter

  • Radioactive Koala

    Radioactive Koala

    17 dögum síðan

    I love your vids I've been watching sine I was like 8 and I'm eleven right now so maybe I will visit one of those planets in the future

  • Lachy The Potato

    Lachy The Potato

    17 dögum síðan

    What happens when THREE neutron stars crash into each other 🤔

    • Sgt Guy

      Sgt Guy

      Degi Síðan síðan

      they fucking die, the end

  • AlmostEthical


    17 dögum síðan

    Maybe neutron stars and black holes are not actually "dead", but another phase of development?

  • Stefan W.

    Stefan W.

    17 dögum síðan

    Black holes don't exist. And no one ever examined a theoretical neutron star so I would be careful with offering such things as facts. Very unprofessional. And no suns don't fuse hydrogen into helium. I can't see any explosions on the sun. Do you?

    • BIOHAZARD 04

      BIOHAZARD 04

      5 dögum síðan

      Lol we have 2 pictures of black holes at the moment. They are real.

    • The One

      The One

      11 dögum síðan


    • cappy pcc

      cappy pcc

      16 dögum síðan

      Yes we can see but not from earth with naked eye. You guys think everything is just a hoax

  • memwyvern


    18 dögum síðan

    Someone was very hungry when they were coining some of these terms.

  • Levon Guyumjian

    Levon Guyumjian

    18 dögum síðan

    If guys you don't know how things works out there do little more research or whole lot more until someone says you know your explanation make little sense then you are into something, No offense your explanations are completely garbage.

    • Jim Sagubigula

      Jim Sagubigula

      14 dögum síðan

      You know these guys collaborate with scientists before making their videos, eh?

  • Xuekun


    18 dögum síðan

    If neutron stars are so violent, why won't it fight me

  • Newbroken


    18 dögum síðan

    'how do you know all this?

  • djsnbx nsbshuiw

    djsnbx nsbshuiw

    18 dögum síðan

    So when the sun explodes is like a server wipe?

  • Caleb Coletrain

    Caleb Coletrain

    18 dögum síðan

    My puny ape brain simply can't comprehend that much matter squeezed into a space so small.

  • Elias Håkansson

    Elias Håkansson

    18 dögum síðan

    Through a 13 billion year journey starting with the big bang, leading to the formation of a supermassive star, which eventually collapsed into a neutron star, which collided with yet another neutron star, causing a supernova, whose interior coalesced into gold, which in turn combined into our planet and was later mined and turned into conductors on the circuit board in my computer, which I then use to watch porn online. What a wonderful world.

  • Tomasharki


    18 dögum síðan

    So Pasta and Lasagna is the hardest material in thr Universe?

  • Thạnh Phạm

    Thạnh Phạm

    18 dögum síðan

    Every second the Sun emits billions billions billions ^ billion lightning 0 1 voltage create sunlight . 1 positron + attracts 1 electron - create lightning 0.1 voltage

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    19 dögum síðan

    8:34 7:53 cute puppy lol

  • Apophis Bane

    Apophis Bane

    19 dögum síðan

    I could think about a graveyard in the Milky Way Galaxy
    If that was in the Solar System, there would be a graveyard of every death
    Sun: Got burned to death by the other star Mercury: Too close to the star
    Venus: Same fate as Mercury
    Earth: Having a atmosphere provoked the star
    Mars: Having a blanket of ice didn't help much
    Jupiter: pissed the star off for being really big
    Saturn: Rings are not shields
    Uranus: I guess that star really thought this planet was ur anus
    Neptune: Being the farthest doesn't give you continued life
    Solar System: Star got provoked by size
    Planets are probably stopping to enter the graveyard and just cry and cry
    After all, a star could be larger than a Solar System

  • Der Machthaber

    Der Machthaber

    19 dögum síðan

    Einfach kurzgesagt. Auf deutsch wie ich finde viel sympathischer

  • Aleks Gameing

    Aleks Gameing

    19 dögum síðan

    Yes I know their violent

  • Victoria Scofield

    Victoria Scofield

    19 dögum síðan

    Scientists: gnocchi phase, spaghetti layer, lasagna layer, nuclear pasta
    Me: “That’s a spicy spaceball!”