The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    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. Margot Milane
      Margot Milane
      6 napja

      How are things going

    2. Thạnh Phạm
      Thạnh Phạm
      7 napja

      Stupid science Science doesn't know The Earth ' s core continuosly generate electricity, the proof is that Every second the Earth explodes with 100 lightning bolts, if the Earth ' s magnetic field increases by 1kilowatt, the magnetic field of the Hercules - Corona borealis Greatwall immediately increases by 72 00 billion billion kilowatts

    3. Srey Mab
      Srey Mab
      7 napja

    4. The sky's star died
      The sky's star died
      8 napja


    5. Novadestroyer The Sun destroyer
      Novadestroyer The Sun destroyer
      10 napja

      Negative mass btw

  2. garry Sweet
    garry Sweet
    5 órája

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  3. ajstyles phenomenal
    ajstyles phenomenal
    6 órája

    Goddamn! I wanna be an Astronomer

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    Shyla Giroux
    9 órája

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  5. Bed Potato
    Bed Potato
    10 órája

    Time to get spaghettafide

  6. 나나
    10 órája

    어렵지만 그래도 재밌네요. 영상 하나하나 볼때마다 견식이 넓어지는 느낌. 그 과정이 힘들기는 하다만..

  7. Awper
    11 órája

    9:51 10 67x year to lose 0.0000001% Me : Life is hard

  8. RandomDucc 2000
    RandomDucc 2000
    11 órája

    Ok so... ▶️ If when you are in a black hole, time speeds up, then won’t the black hole itself evaporate? ▶️ If there were 2 objects connected via unbreakable rope, when 1 part is inside black hole and the other is outside, if ‘any way you go goes towards the center’, then the rope must be in a direction, but it can’t go towards the center as it is is connected to the other one. How?

    1. Dedo
      5 órája

      oh god what have you done to my brain

  9. Benlor Eh
    Benlor Eh
    11 órája

    god:*trying to make neutron star* *got black hole*. also god: *its not a bug, its a feature*

  10. Paul Young
    Paul Young
    12 órája

    No one really actually knows,being honest no one has survived or even came close to this,its all based on talk!!!

  11. Cloudy Star Sky
    Cloudy Star Sky
    14 órája

    3:19 AMOOGUS

  12. banana Studios
    banana Studios
    15 órája

    haha get it omogus this is sataire

  13. Kyshn_
    16 órája

    3:19 black hole kinda sus

  14. Kelly Ohlson
    Kelly Ohlson
    18 órája

    3:19 When imposter is sus

  15. D L
    D L
    18 órája

    I’m so confused!

  16. Rachith Navile
    Rachith Navile
    21 órája

    Why do every time I watch a video about blackholes from Kurzgesagt I feel like revisiting Interstellar.

  17. Super Gogeta
    Super Gogeta

    The obsequious patio concomitantly object because cirrus evocatively multiply through a draconian page. imaginary, purring salad

  18. Sasan ABL
    Sasan ABL

    The more knowledge I receive about the universe the more unserious I get life, like I’m just goin to live maximum of around 100 years of a tiny planet. It’s seriously hard to observe this much of space information 🤦‍♂️

  19. Julian Arostegui-Lacheen
    Julian Arostegui-Lacheen

    No one gonna talk about the among us guy at 3:20

  20. Varghese Mathai
    Varghese Mathai

    Is it just me.. or doesn't he sound like Jaime Lannister

  21. Stanislav Kinzl
    Stanislav Kinzl

    It wouldn't make sense that density of a black hole is infinite because they can grow. The more information/matter they consume the bigger they are, meaning the density inside isn't infinite. It can mean that the density levels inside of a blackhole are the greatest level of density of a information in the universe and that black holes don't have a core as they themselves have equaly everywhere the same density

    1. Stanislav Kinzl
      Stanislav Kinzl
      9 órája

      ​@Mihajlo Sreckovic It happened to me a few months ago, althrough I comment on YT very rarely, that my comment vanished a moment after I replied. It is probably due to yt algorithm that tries to keep the comments civil but sometimes malfunctions (and my comment then wasn't smth impolite or vulgar). Well it is a mistery then what is inside of a black hole. But dividing by zero by using a typical formula using general relavity sounds a bit inconsistent. Maybe it is the gap within our own constructed mathematics the reason why we just can't calculate more exact insides of a Black Hole. Then "Singularity" is just a fancy name for sweeping off the table the problematic of our own limitations when it comes down to predicting what is inside by using our current means as we cannot explain it right now with more confidence. Insides of a Black Hole are so extreme, the space-time continuum is so warped, that the laws of general relativity could just not work inside. Maybe when we'll understand more properly another aspects of the universe like dark energy particles and dark matter particles etc. then that would hypothetically allow us to give a better estimate. If Black Hole's gravity eats everything then it should eat these too and they would then change the properties of how the black hole behaves? It is said that the time inside of the black hole flows much slower or even doesn't flow at all. It sounds to me that black holes have two purposes :D First being the gravitational centre of galaxies and then second being "refrigerators" for information about matter. And then (this is just absolute guess, well this all is) when the "dark energy" runs out and universe starts contracting in space (the big crunch), in the timeline of the universe when nothing else than black holes remains, this information will be used for another Big Bang nucleosynthesis. Maybe Black Holes have some or all responsibility for the dark energy running out and then for contracting the space around them itself. And once all black holes collide into one another the next big bang begins sparking the next universe. This all comes with the assumption that universe is indeed finite.

    2. Mihajlo Sreckovic
      Mihajlo Sreckovic
      10 órája

      @Stanislav Kinzl I replied 10 hours ago, have no idea where my reply went xD. How do we know for sure? Well, we don't. That's why it's called singularity, we have no idea what it actually is. When you put the mass of a singularity and radius of a black hole in equations of general relativity, you literally start dividing by zero, and get infinities. It says that all matter should get to a point of infinite density, which is so absurd that we choose to call it singularity. This is so bad that we actually know that general relativity is fundamentally wrong. I mean, it's a great theory and makes very good predictions (like black holes), but it doesn't have to be the true nature of the universe. The problem with singularity is that, it has so much mass that you have to account for general relativity, but so small that you have to account for quantum mechanics, aka we need theory of quantum gravity, a theory that no one was able to develop. Thinking of singularity as point in space with infinite density is currently the best way we can think about it, but is probably fundamentally wrong.

    3. Stanislav Kinzl
      Stanislav Kinzl
      22 órája

      @Mihajlo Sreckovic So the gravity is so strong that photons cannot escape at some threshold, but it doesn't mean that that's where the matter of black hole begins. The matter continues being pulled by gravity to the centre of the spheric shape which is the singularity. But how do we know for sure? If the photons don't escape beyond the event horizon then there can be a matter amassed of any diameter (not in a singularity)

    4. Mihajlo Sreckovic
      Mihajlo Sreckovic

      @Stanislav Kinzl Black holes DO grow, but storage space is not increasing. Everything that gets into black hole becomes part of singularity, and singularity never changes it's volume, aka it's "storage space". The reason black holes grow is not because storage space is growing, but because gravity gets stronger (because mass is increasing), and thus light from farther away can't escape from black hole, which means it's event horizon has grown. So event horizon grows, but storage space doesn't change.

    5. Stanislav Kinzl
      Stanislav Kinzl

      @Mihajlo Sreckovic Right, but if density inside of a black hole was infinite, wouldn't black holes be just one point never growing and expanding but with variable mass inside being added to that one point with an infinite limit to its density? That's how I imagine infinite density - you can store all the mass in one place without ever needing to increase the "storage space" of it. If they grow it means that the insane gravity inside cannot dense everything in one point no?

  22. Ashish Mathur
    Ashish Mathur

    The ultimate masters of the Universe ❤️

  23. The Oofisle
    The Oofisle

    Im angry with how impossible black holes are

  24. Yapik2008 channel
    Yapik2008 channel

    Kurzgesagt, how to make animation as you do? i wanna make my own videos with this cute graphics :)

  25. Roblox Legend
    Roblox Legend

    i noticed a millenia ago that the monkey holds something diffrent every video most of the time based on the video

  26. Sankalp Chatterjee
    Sankalp Chatterjee

    my brain understood that.... wow edit:- cuz like I understood how future time travel works in a previous video but past time travel got my brain a little but I understood why its locked in a blackhole cuz theories and gravity which is also the thing causing that theory/ reading to break universe is the only thing keeping it away if its possible and the way the light of the universe disappears makes sense aswell because a simulation of a blackhole is just like that since light is weird around it so the same applies when it s taking u away from the universe's light which is weird but makes sense cuz light is getting absorbed with you. I like science but I feel like its too much even if you go for specific things cuz this just scratches the surface of black hole weirdness

  27. Jj T
    Jj T

    It󠁥󠁳󠁶󠁣󠁿 can't be the last video about black holes. NOOO 😫😫😫😭😭😭 😥

  28. fight2 keep
    fight2 keep

    Anyone know where i can send topics for another episode?

  29. Jaakko Haapasalo
    Jaakko Haapasalo


  30. That guy rna
    That guy rna
    2 napja

    Spaghettification has to be added to the dictionary

  31. Waydens
    2 napja

    when chief keef was just a baby he saw 3 black holes born and died

  32. Steel
    2 napja

    5:59 He said the thing! He said the thing!

  33. Terence Sayers
    Terence Sayers
    2 napja

    Can a black hole ever die? Or disappear ?

  34. Gabriel Explores The World
    Gabriel Explores The World
    2 napja


  35. Just Jazzy
    Just Jazzy
    2 napja

    My friends: infinite doesn't exist Me after watching this video: are you sure about that

    1. Reasonable Context
      Reasonable Context

      Infinite doesn't exist

  36. sunz
    2 napja

    0:21 please tell me the turtle is a reference to exurb1a

  37. gelan dangan
    gelan dangan
    2 napja

    Just wondering, who the heck hit the dislike button. I am incredibly want to know you. 2K is not a small number.

  38. WorldshallKnows Pain
    WorldshallKnows Pain
    2 napja

    Easy when you go in the black hole its like the sun it vaporize everything what makes it more powerfull its mass and gravity when you go in it just vaporize everything tou would be destroyed becore you can even be in it

  39. th3_grim_ reaper
    th3_grim_ reaper
    2 napja

    Doesn't that mean if our solar system got sucked into a black hole we would be fine? Or would we just die? That's what really makes blackholes terrifying, Not knowing what's on the other side of a void, and we actually may never know.

  40. Cheesy Toenails
    Cheesy Toenails
    2 napja

    3:19 AMOGUS 😳

  41. TheDark Fighter
    TheDark Fighter
    2 napja

    You can be a tour guide for blackholes LOL

  42. DurpyFlabergazm
    2 napja

    What’s the theoretically smallest size a black hole could be? And, could someone accidentally make a black hole when using or making a nuke? What would it take and how long would we last? How close could we be to making our own black holes!?

  43. DGF olshop
    DGF olshop
    2 napja

    5:30 do nothing Me: finally my skill useful

  44. Tommy B
    Tommy B
    2 napja

    There’s a kid in my class who legit calls them African-American holes.

  45. medexamtoolsdotcom
    2 napja

    Actually it's really easy to understand 10^100 years. Because there are within 20% of 10^50 atoms in planet Earth. So just imagine 2 planet Earths. Every year, one atom is taken away from the Earth on the left. When it's gone, it is reconstructed and one single atom is removed from the Earth on the right. And again, the Earth on the left is deconstructed one atom per year, and when it's gone again, a 2nd atom is removed from the Earth on the right. This process is repeated, and 10^100 years is about the time it takes for the Earth on the right to disappear. Or for 10^67 years, just consider 10^17 years for every atom in the Earth, that's 100 quadrillion years or 10 million times the current age of the universe, for each atom in Earth. That's how long it takes for a solar mass black hole to evaporate. See? It's not hard to imagine at all. Incidentally, vacuum decay would most certainly be set off by the evaporation of any black hole to the very end, as that would be the point at which it would reach the planck temperature, and if that isn't enough energy to push that region of space over the threshold, nothing is, so you'd better hope there aren't any primordial black holes just about to finish evaporating anywhere in the universe, because that could happen at any time, and if it did, you could be gone before you even finish reading th

    2 napja

    So in a nutshell the singularity is the graphs from 4th grade IRL

  47. Eric Kilmartin
    Eric Kilmartin
    2 napja

    I miss my 3-year old......where were you in 2011?

  48. Super Luigi Bros Animations
    Super Luigi Bros Animations
    2 napja

    Watch it on switch its cool

  49. Hipsterized Doll
    Hipsterized Doll
    3 napja

    3:19 Red is kicked by the crewmates😂

  50. satvik devgan
    satvik devgan
    3 napja

    I have a question what if we were to inverse the gravity inside the black hole ? will all the energy it contains burst would there be an explosion ? what would happen?

    1. Tyler Sauro
      Tyler Sauro

      We'll never really know the true nature of black holes, so I'm not sure.

    2. satvik devgan
      satvik devgan
      2 napja

      @Tyler Sauro true but thats a paradox of what would happen if we were to go in a black hole and it opens to an alternate universe where everything is spit out instead of being attracted im taking what would happen if we beam exotic matter(anti gravity )inside the black hole or it being outside it ?like what would happen?

    3. Tyler Sauro
      Tyler Sauro
      2 napja

      I know that "white holes" are supposed to be repellent instead of attractive.

  51. Matthew Peifer
    Matthew Peifer
    3 napja

    These are always so trippy I love them

  52. Alijah Moore
    Alijah Moore
    3 napja

    Do not buy anything from these people I spent 200 dollars on posters on may 26th and still have not received them. Now when I look up where the package is it tells me it has been sent back to the sender because they forgot to provide the address which I gave them clearly.

  53. simple-life
    3 napja

    FunFact: An Indian Mathematician SrinivasRamanujam Wrote the Formulas About Black Hole when there is no concept of Black Hole. After 100 Years of SrinivasRamanujam Death, Scientists are Claiming that the formulas of SrinivasRamanujam where he wrote before his death Represents BlackHole. SrinivasRamanujam had the Power to Connect with goddesses Called Namagiri Devi. With the help of goddess Namagiri Devi SrinivasRamanujam wrote about this. "A Man Who Knew infinity" is the movie available on HUfrom.

  54. Milk
    3 napja

    3:18 red is kinda sus

  55. Raptor Nodes
    Raptor Nodes
    3 napja

    What if there is another *UNIVERSE* in the black hole. We will have an new *DISCOVERY*/ *UNIVERSE* *DISCOVERY*

  56. Jovanovic Nikola
    Jovanovic Nikola
    3 napja

    7:33 This was pretty cool, not gonna lie.

  57. l Kinetic
    l Kinetic
    3 napja

    Will blackholes cancel each other out when two of them comes close together and their ergosphere spinning in total different direction? I know theoretically when two blackholes meet each other they just become bigger one? :think?:

  58. 레드로제
    3 napja

    thanks for korean sub

  59. Mokbul Hossain
    Mokbul Hossain
    3 napja

    3:21 theres a red sus floating lol

    3 napja

    I have to know man, I have to know, you don’t know how much I would give up to know. I would lose everything to see everything everywhere, at any time. I would Burn myself alive to know everything.

  61. dasja pom
    dasja pom
    3 napja

    I love the little portal reference! ☺️

  62. Quin Coo
    Quin Coo
    3 napja

    How long is delivery for your merch?

  63. Teghan Shaer
    Teghan Shaer
    3 napja

    Can you make a rainbow duck plushie

  64. Games!
    3 napja

    A new way of execution

  65. mamamamamama mamamamamama
    mamamamamama mamamamamama
    3 napja

    The way God made the universe is amazing!🤩🤩🤩

  66. DarkurSrike
    3 napja

    What about white holes?

  67. C. Slater
    C. Slater
    3 napja

    I love this channel so much, if i could subscribe twice i would

  68. Sinan Fidan
    Sinan Fidan
    3 napja

    Yiğithan Kılınç adamsın altyazı için eline sağlık.

    1. Ömer Faruk Kaya
      Ömer Faruk Kaya
      2 napja

      Yazdığını görmeyecek ama olsun. :)

  69. waffl3_ir0n
    3 napja

    there are black holes in the universe that are older than the universe

  70. Jens Temberg
    Jens Temberg
    3 napja

    It would be SO amazing with a video on cosmic inflation 🤯

  71. Denis Savgir
    Denis Savgir
    4 napja

    You shouldn't have said that this is the last ever black hole video. Why? What if more discoveries are made? Why limit yourself like that? Don't say forever. Not even black holes last forever. .. WTF HUfrom, Let me respond to Kurzgesagt's comment!

  72. Henry Lorenz
    Henry Lorenz
    4 napja

    3:40 this black hole on a shirt would be nice, at least I think it could be good looking

  73. Imperious Hearth
    Imperious Hearth
    4 napja

    But Can you explain more on white holes?

  74. X
    4 napja

    10:10 hahaha...

  75. Papycoima - I'mNotQualified
    Papycoima - I'mNotQualified
    4 napja

    Getting at the center of a black hole is like dividing a number with another smaller number every time. The closer you are to 0 the bigger the result is, and when you arrive at 0 the result is infinite, and when you arrive at the singularity the time outside the black hole gets infinitely fast

  76. Xeroph-5
    4 napja

    4:47 It's a Time And Relative Dimension In Space!! (*Dr Who theme intensifies*) (Btw, I'm British, so of course I would know what TARDIS is an acronym for) And speaking of Dr Who, 10:05 The Shepard's boy says "There’s this mountain of pure diamond. It takes an hour to climb it, and an hour to go around it. Every hundred years, a little bird comes. It sharpens its beak on the diamond mountain. And when the entire mountain is chiseled away, the first second of eternity will have passed.” You must think that’s a hell of a long time. Personally, I think that’s a hell of a bird.

  77. Davis
    4 napja

    Isn't space empty space? What the hell does a black hole suck into itself then?

  78. Vivian Shen
    Vivian Shen
    4 napja

    The black hole plushie is my fav!

  79. Twitch_StarLord_
    4 napja

    Love the outro. I wanna be able to help ppl get kurzkesagt level qwality merch lol. Amazing! ~♕★

  80. Parul Rana
    Parul Rana
    4 napja

    My brain hurts. I hate it

  81. Rene
    4 napja


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    4 napja

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  83. Karan Singh
    Karan Singh
    4 napja

    How come this has 5 Million views and yet it still made the trending chart

  84. The Ch1ef
    The Ch1ef
    4 napja

    "Singularity makes all equal" Black holes are communist confirmed

  85. AMP- Aerial
    AMP- Aerial
    4 napja

    idk i feel so smart watching this

  86. Seth Cooke-Kingston
    Seth Cooke-Kingston
    4 napja

    get off your knees

  87. Ryan Murray
    Ryan Murray
    4 napja


  88. Richard Irvine
    Richard Irvine
    4 napja

    ur mom

  89. Troy Smith
    Troy Smith
    4 napja

    3:19: SUSSSSSSS

  90. idruaso
    4 napja

    3:18 ඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞඞ

  91. miaa
    4 napja

    Portal reference

  92. Agni Radhika Malviya
    Agni Radhika Malviya
    4 napja

    Imagine dying by falling into a black hole. That would be the most majestic way to die. "Oh, how did she die?" "Oh, she fell into a black hole." "I don't know what that means because my brain is too small to contain all that information but, RIP."

  93. Leander Barreto
    Leander Barreto
    5 napja

    4:51 doctor who reference I see

  94. Berk Yıldız
    Berk Yıldız
    5 napja

    this channel loves bird

  95. Antoine Miller
    Antoine Miller
    5 napja

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  96. Just•Draw
    5 napja

    Black Holes are just weird.. But I like learning about them

  97. Zach Sharma
    Zach Sharma
    5 napja

    I love the way they create black hole straight from interstellar

  98. Ethan Schule
    Ethan Schule
    5 napja

    do the particles around the black hole heat up to 1 billion degrees Celsius?

  99. altair5010
    5 napja

    3:20 amongus

  100. Lillian Fermin
    Lillian Fermin
    5 napja

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