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:

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    • Make a video about astrology, please.

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  • Hey make a video about white holes

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  • Kurzgesagt is the best channel on SEworld.

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  • Damn this took me down memory lane. Some of these segments are the exact same as one of your pervious black hole related videos. Fantastic

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  • this is the best video on black holes i've seen

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  • I hope you guys know noone has actually detected or seen a singularity. The prediction was done on the basis of mathematics, same with naked singularities. We are basically proving the maths we have been doing for a hundred years is correct and universe works the way we know. It is stupid and a total waste of time just cz you don't wana hear that we wasted so much of time proving something which didn't have a base. Singularity in mathematics is defined by infinite density in a 1D point, which is why Einstein simply laughed at this idea and moved on. I am sure blackholes don't work the way scientists want them to. But as humans, we lIke to predict stuff and put years into the research and then we realize neh. Same with the functioning of betelguese, we claim so many things about stars, yet we are not able to correctly predict the time of its supernova. So they opened a good window Rangin 300-400 years, and Hoping it would set off between this period. As a hardcore science student, I know the mindset of rest of the students. They are intrigued by black holes and stuff and this is wat they think is true. But it's not. Just to keep people engaged and keep getting the high funding, we are just moving along.

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  • My head aches in a good way

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  • So it makes atoms smaller than atoms? God my brain hurts

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  • That's why i watched "Doctor Who" so i can get TARDIS reference in "InaNetshell" Video.

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  • How did I miss this video!

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  • I think blackholes are recharging suns 🤔 after they burn up mass they collapse and suck mass again to burn like a cycle 🤔

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  • Superman: I'm indestructible Blackhole: [burps in laughter]

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  • Does the singularity have to be a point? Like it has no size or dimensions?

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  • Ok… now I am overwhelmed by the idea that time will keep on going so long that blackholes actually disapper

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  • This video said that there's no good way to convey the lifetimes of supermassive black holes, but there is something that's helped me. Constructing a gear ratio of 1:10^100 is relatively easy, and watching the sprockets turn for a while is a great way to understand numbers of this magnitude.

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  • "To survive the longest, you must do nothing." Deer watching car heading towards it at 50 mph: ok gr8

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  • Hey Kurzgesagt, I’ve seen a page talking about white holes. Are they real and if so, how do they work?

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  • Next episode: "Black Hole Tutorial - create your very own little death portals"

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  • 11:32 W H Y

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    • lol same

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  • 3:18 AMOGUS

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  • Hei Kurzgesagt, thanks for the amazing education video. I've learnt about blackhole from your videos. So far your videos are the best than others. But I do curious too about Oort Cloud, some matters in our very edge solar system. Few discussion about that and I wonder if your team would like to discuss or make video about it. Thank you

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  • *_Please make a video on WHITE HOLES_*

  • This is the first video, I couldn’t follow along. So complicated

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  • How do the astronomers know all this stuff? Like it takes a billion years to reach a black hole, or it is just a theory?

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    • You don't have to physically touch something to observe it. Some very smart and dedicated people created theories which predicted black holes and their behavior. Then we looked out into the cosmos (again through the work of very smart and dedicated people) and saw things which behaved exactly like these things we predicted. So our theories seem to be pretty accurate at describing these objects we call black holes. Then there are a couple of things we haven't observed experimentally but follow from laws we've confirmed in other contexts that should also apply here. Overall, remember that science doesn't make a claim to ultimate truth. It's just our current best attempt at creating models to predict the universe. And black holes look like a pretty good model so far.

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  • 3:21 AMOGUS

  • Could it be that black holes maybe die quite fast if you look from the black holes perspective? I mean that it happens like a "normal" explosion? Just that it takes so long time for us outside the black hole to see it?

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  • Although I didnt understand anything the animation is pretty good

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  • 3:20 AMOGUS

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  • 3:19 wait! Among Us?

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  • Do one about zombie apocalypse next

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  • plot twist: every other black hole is another universe since they keep expanding aswell kek

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  • I’ve always felt line a singularly is a moment rather than a thing, just not scalable within our own time measures. And anything that approaches it starts to “spaghettify” before they actually make it past the event horizon.🧐 But that’s just me.

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  • Anyone watching this video in 100^100 years from now.... What's inside the event horizon?

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  • Sounds Good. Understanding NIL.

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  • Here's my hot take. Black holes suck in anything that gets trapped in their gravitaional pull yeah? And then compresses it down into a single point right? The big bang was a bunch of gas and energy compressed down into a singularity before exploding, scattering everything into the universe today right? What if black holes just create more singularities elsewhere in existance, keeping the wheels of existance turning by creating new universes from the remains of old ones.

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  • So my friend had this theory that inside a black hole is a white hole that creates matter and the amount of matter still ends up the same. What do you guys think?

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  • What happens to singularity if blackhole dies ?

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  • I noticed something the intro to the black hole is a reference to apex season 7 trailer

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  • awesome video and explanation! thank-you!

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  • why do you call a billion, isn't it supposed to be one thousand-million? like a trillion is and a million is 1.000.000?

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    • You're confusing long-scale and short-scale numbers. English generally uses the short scale.

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    • But... a thousand million is literally one billion like I learned that in first grade

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