What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench? (Science not Fantasy)

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  • Published on Jul 22, 2018
  • Did you ever wonder what happened if you detonated a nuclear bomb in the Marianas Trench? No? We neither! Let us find out together!
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    what-if.xkcd.com/15/
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  • Roger Pearson
    Roger Pearson Day ago

    Either ur not educated and dumb for askin dumb Q.s or just plain dumb

  • Roger Pearson
    Roger Pearson Day ago

    Wut if someone fires a machine gun into ur house while ur in the house wut will happen

  • Roger Pearson
    Roger Pearson Day ago

    Take ur head out from ur ass and breath the fresh air so that brain works properly dam stupid IDIOTS

  • Roger Pearson
    Roger Pearson Day ago

    IDIOTS all of you

  • Roger Pearson
    Roger Pearson Day ago

    Nasa and any other weapon designers dont have no reason to build any weapons of mass destruction

  • Roger Pearson
    Roger Pearson Day ago

    Dam stupid idiots that built weapons of mass destruction

  • Roger Pearson
    Roger Pearson Day ago

    Grow the hell up on who ever thinks nothing will happen dam ur so stupid and dumb

  • 짱이승
    짱이승 Day ago

    헤헤헤 재미따

  • WinxBattles Season3

    So _that’s_ where 60 seconds gets the names of its difficulties!

  • Koskani Espinosa
    Koskani Espinosa Day ago +1

    "And dies a horrible, and avoidable death"
    Yay we can contribute to litterally killing our virtual pets xD
    Wtf lol

  • Just an Internet User

    "What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench?"
    You would hurt Earth-chan 🤕

  • Bill Board
    Bill Board Day ago

    Humans are very destructive they are going to be happy when there is no earth left and our government thinks that they will move to another planet thing is when it's done and they find out there is no other planet . That's when God fixes it back for his people and there will be be no more evil scientist no more problems

  • The_Moon YT
    The_Moon YT Day ago

    what if we detonated all our nukes at the earth core

  • ROBLOX Horror Game Helper

    4:19 Who saw Spongebob’s triangle?

  • Black Peko
    Black Peko 2 days ago

    The Lich

  • lightcore jack
    lightcore jack 2 days ago

    Oh shitt its godzilla and other kaijus
    Godzilla:you disturb our sleep you little bitches

  • Gnub
    Gnub 2 days ago

    This sounds like some cartoon level evil plan.

  • LOKI's TREACHERY
    LOKI's TREACHERY 2 days ago

    First video I've ever watched from you guys and I've decided to subscribe

  • GrieferGuy
    GrieferGuy 2 days ago +1

    Oh, look, a rare species not afflicted by human-caused issues. Instead of leaving them there to evolve into magnificent creatures,
    *Let's nuke em*

  • arlene coo
    arlene coo 2 days ago +2

    3:45 “Might have a bad time”
    Why do I hear Megalovania playing?

  • Zulfian Ali
    Zulfian Ali 3 days ago

    Godzilla

  • Y. Mouhtaj
    Y. Mouhtaj 3 days ago

    nooooooo

  • Nayu Kani
    Nayu Kani 3 days ago

    Someday someone will see my comment...

  • Truc, Tran Nguyen
    Truc, Tran Nguyen 3 days ago

    But mini world but can deepest nuke can explode respeting titanic

  • HAT
    HAT 3 days ago

    I want a BIRRRDDDDDDDDDDDD

  • ChriZMinecraft
    ChriZMinecraft 3 days ago

    Uhhhhhhhh, so minecraft is not that completely historical?

  • Oof Ing
    Oof Ing 3 days ago

    Bikini bottom:

  • SMK 5th
    SMK 5th 3 days ago

    1,000 square km is roughly 621,371 miles..... You're saying it's blast radius was 600,000 miles? Why are we still here?

  • SMK 5th
    SMK 5th 3 days ago

    Everyone. All of this is just theory. We won't know what'll happen unless we do it. It isn't worth it to find out

  • Cody McGhee
    Cody McGhee 3 days ago

    im just here for the bird comments.

  • Levarris Williams
    Levarris Williams 3 days ago

    It would just release the Kraken

  • Antonio LaMontagne
    Antonio LaMontagne 4 days ago

    So why the f*ck would we make these damn things?

  • Eliajah Playz arceno

    Im proud of my country Philippines

  • simon wendeborn
    simon wendeborn 4 days ago

    4:43 the mass doesn’t affect an orbit. Thats why small satellites in low earth orbit have the same speed as the ISS wich is quite big

  • Dan Gabriel Ploesteanu

    Guys I love your channel but I just wonder, who thinks about a bomb under the ocean and does a video about it man 😂😂

  • Zendy The Inky gamer
    Zendy The Inky gamer 4 days ago +1

    Bouts and wails might have a “ *B A D T I M E* “

    Sans: is that so?

  • Nicolast Da Mem
    Nicolast Da Mem 4 days ago

    Philippines:Fuck you

  • hans davis
    hans davis 4 days ago

    So just like what happened in the pacific rim movie?

  • big ass savage Godzilla

    Thanks for the food btw




    4:02 HEY IS THAT ME?!?!?!

  • Gamer X
    Gamer X 4 days ago

    Please don’t do it for fish’s sake. They’re all innocent.

  • your name
    your name 4 days ago

    I mean thats just one bomb and im pretty sure we have enough to wipe out humanity and all life as we know it.

  • Sznurek55
    Sznurek55 4 days ago +2

    04:20 who See sponge bob house?

  • Snack Attack
    Snack Attack 4 days ago

    F in the chat for spongebob

  • RICK JAMEZ
    RICK JAMEZ 5 days ago

    WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF I TOOK ACID AND WENT TO THE CARNIVAL?

  • The Bears
    The Bears 5 days ago

    Godzilla would probably get very powerful

  • K Lam
    K Lam 5 days ago

    Yet slingshotting a satellite slows our earths rotation...

  • Liza Piashko
    Liza Piashko 5 days ago +1

    4:19 SPONGEBOB NO

  • Steak N’ Bacon
    Steak N’ Bacon 5 days ago

    Awesome episode, I often have thought of this question, and it’s nice to know that if that happens, the worst thing that will occur is my device will just stop charging for a few seconds

  • KOKO BEE
    KOKO BEE 5 days ago

    botch there is NO NUCLEAR BOMB STUPID SHEEPLE

  • tactical_snails
    tactical_snails 5 days ago

    What would happen if you detent all the nukes ever made all in the same place all at once

  • doublestarsystem
    doublestarsystem 5 days ago

    STOP these sinester scenarios...only mad minds could imagine this

  • MrPhange Phange
    MrPhange Phange 5 days ago

    Finally, a Kurzesagt video where the Earth wins

  • Kuchi Kopi
    Kuchi Kopi 5 days ago

    Haha, sharknado and pineapple under the sea XD

  • Michael Olawoye
    Michael Olawoye 5 days ago

    We actually aren't destroying the Earth by dumping our garbage everywhere, we're just killing ourselves. In a few million years, the Earth will still be perfectly fine regardless of our actions now.

  • DRS
    DRS 5 days ago

    Wouldnt the bomb be crushed and destroyed by the immense pressures at that depth, before it had opportunity to detonate?

    • CryptoNite
      CryptoNite 4 days ago

      If submarines are able to withstand such pressure then making a high pressure bomb casing would be easy

  • Alessandro Vitagliano
    Alessandro Vitagliano 6 days ago +1

    A bird costs 40€
    Have a bird and make him die in an horrible way costs 150€ the 150€ is sold out damn I’m too late

  • Cameron Crawford
    Cameron Crawford 6 days ago

    Pretty much nothing, then let’s do it!

  • Vale
    Vale 6 days ago

    R.I.P. bikini bottom for this

  • Janet Duncan
    Janet Duncan 6 days ago

    Perhaps they did, and that's why the weather is so messed up...They can do it...

  • Skodz Gaming
    Skodz Gaming 6 days ago

    Would still polute ocean with radioactive shit.... like all other ships/submarines and bombs.... and governments piss us off with plastic straw.... clean your own shit and stop polluting our planet before blaming it on the population!

  • Ryan Smith
    Ryan Smith 6 days ago

    Haha, I love this video!

  • iPanicTheDigital
    iPanicTheDigital 6 days ago

    7.6k people grew up in Hiroshima or Nagasaki

  • PhoenixMagnet X
    PhoenixMagnet X 6 days ago +1

    4:21 "And turn a lot of sand into glass."



    Minecraft confirmed?

    • PhoenixMagnet X
      PhoenixMagnet X 4 days ago

      @CryptoNite It's a joke?

    • CryptoNite
      CryptoNite 4 days ago

      Congratulations you just confirmed an already confirmed process that’s been around for centuries. Who would have known sand with enough heat applied could be used to make glass? Thank you Minecraft!

  • Iris Diaz
    Iris Diaz 6 days ago

    Are scientists planning to do this one day humans like to learn from their mistakes

  • sauropod
    sauropod 6 days ago

    What if this bomb was detonated in space?

  • vincent perman
    vincent perman 7 days ago

    4:58 sharknado?

  • Fausto Pena Mammana
    Fausto Pena Mammana 7 days ago

    How nothing happen? All the whales will die

  • budget pond keeping
    budget pond keeping 7 days ago

    In theory

  • Belal Abu Sultan
    Belal Abu Sultan 7 days ago

    well that's one life goal out of my list, what else can we do to destroy life on earth ? :(

  • Kaiden McWhorter
    Kaiden McWhorter 7 days ago

    Warning: there are bones shaped like penises in this video.

  • CyanDeXyan Guy
    CyanDeXyan Guy 7 days ago

    SPONGEBOB: *Hold my beer*

  • Tud Elite
    Tud Elite 7 days ago

    If it TNT doesn’t do any thing then I’m pretty sure a nuclear bomb won’t do anything to

  • Akira Eduard Calixy Alferez

    Where is the Philippine plate?
    In the philippines?

  • Subestimado sin familia Roblés

    Why don’t you mutants stop doing stupid shit to this planet!!!!🤓