The Black Hole Bomb and Black Hole Civilizations

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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  9 months ago +4338

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    • Король Яроглек
      Король Яроглек 5 days ago

      Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell, I have an idea. What if we make a black hole in spaceship port. The Rocket with the spaceship intering in ergosphere and having more speed that it can make. Then Rocket throws spaceship away from a black hole. Spaceship takes a very big speed and flyes to the point. Can it be a good idea?

    • Voidwalker Forever
      Voidwalker Forever 10 days ago

      How would we turn the energy from a black hole into electricity

    • andrew kim
      andrew kim 14 days ago

      I got the discount!

    • tintot
      tintot 17 days ago


    • Diurahs Ado
      Diurahs Ado 21 day ago

      Your Doomsday Fetish is annoying!

  • The Radioactive Man
    The Radioactive Man 14 hours ago

    and does white hole exsist if not thats racist

  • The Radioactive Man
    The Radioactive Man 14 hours ago

    but big chungus could eat 3M black holes

  • Declan Bright
    Declan Bright Day ago

    *isis wants to know your location*

  • WypmanGames
    WypmanGames Day ago

    Our visible universe is in a black hole wich keeps absorbing more wich expands the visible universe super quick
    We wont ever know

  • Big boi RaoUb
    Big boi RaoUb Day ago +1

    why does the duck have a condom on its head? 3:47

  • VoxMancer
    VoxMancer Day ago


  • Creeper Assassin
    Creeper Assassin 2 days ago

    "it's a simle calculus. This universe is finite, its resource is finite"
    if black holes are left unchecked, life will seize to exist

  • the roblox core destructor

    1:56 black holes dont have cores

  • Tj
    Tj 2 days ago +1

    The us government wants to know location...


  • Addicted Gamer
    Addicted Gamer 3 days ago

    *_Motherfucking Blackholes_*

  • Jakob Westerlund
    Jakob Westerlund 3 days ago

    Humans: Black hole, can you give us practically infinite energy?
    Black Hole: To sustain all your energy needs forever?
    Humans: Yeeees

    *Actually builds superweapon like a boss.*

    Humans: It’s great filter time

  • Polyester cloth
    Polyester cloth 3 days ago

    Good luck finding a black hole in a dark universe

  • xmachina1
    xmachina1 3 days ago

    My question is simple: WhoTF comes up with the idea (and analyzing the consequences) of building a mirror around a black hole?

  • fijimini
    fijimini 3 days ago

    Man, the people epicmountain really make great music

  • Mugly Mae
    Mugly Mae 4 days ago

    I thought all black holes spin. They're all stars and stars spin, don't they?

  • Benjamin Marte
    Benjamin Marte 4 days ago

    What if we build a small black hole? Can the same principle work in it?

  • MoCreatureGuy
    MoCreatureGuy 4 days ago

    Kurzgesagt: The ringularity makes you dance whether you want to or not.
    Me: Wouldn't that mean you'll dance dance til your dead.

  • Jacco sparrow
    Jacco sparrow 4 days ago

    that is how han solo did the kessel run

  • Zane Charles
    Zane Charles 4 days ago

    Pinky and the brain

  • Alpha Omega
    Alpha Omega 4 days ago

    I learned, energy can be violent xd

  • Maks El Operador FortniteMan

    This guy is working in NASA

  • Yama1737
    Yama1737 4 days ago

    *galaxy succ intensifies*

  • KurtYexel Villaluz
    KurtYexel Villaluz 4 days ago

    It turned dark

  • NoobsailerRBH
    NoobsailerRBH 4 days ago +1

    0:16 Looks like a fun game - I wanna play!

  • Edward Ramirez
    Edward Ramirez 4 days ago

    By the way, at 1:42 , you say that some black holes spin millions of times a second. The smallest number that can be considered millions (plural) is 2M. Considering that the speed of light is 300,000km per second, a black hole would have to be 300,000/2,000,000 km (or 0.15km ) in circumference--and that's assuming that black holes can spin at the speed of light. Since the smallest known black hole is approximately 75km in circumference, would it be safe to say that you maybe meant millions of times per hour? Or per minute?

  • ᎽօʊᏒ ᏢᎬᏁᎥᏕ

    the thumbnail creeps me out with that horror hole

  • DarkLizzard
    DarkLizzard 4 days ago

    0:20 STARCRAFT! ♥♥♥

  • CrazyCoolYT The Nub
    CrazyCoolYT The Nub 4 days ago

    T H E R E C A N T B E L A Z E R S I N S P A C E

  • Gangsta CheezItz
    Gangsta CheezItz 5 days ago

    The "Show me the energy" scene is a tribute to a Starcraft cheat code you could use in Brood War: "Show me the money" in case anyone was wondering.

  • B4DD1X
    B4DD1X 5 days ago

    Love the Halo reference

  • c s
    c s 5 days ago +1

    Mom; c s, are you watching one of those silly "Fort of the Nite" videos?!
    Me; Nope. I'm......


  • Gendo GamesTM
    Gendo GamesTM 5 days ago

    I always wondered if black holes were really portals to alternate dimensions.
    I saw a movie once where one of the characters went through a black hole, and they ended up basically outside of reality

  • Kaarel-Kustas Liiv
    Kaarel-Kustas Liiv 5 days ago

    i did not understand nothing😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Egg ‘s
    Egg ‘s 5 days ago

    Cool Starcraft

  • EveryTimeV2
    EveryTimeV2 5 days ago

    "Didn't we learn that all black holes trap energy forever?" No, they don't, they evaporate. This is not true, video debunked, over.

  • EmPeRaDoR _1
    EmPeRaDoR _1 5 days ago

    Who'd said that the ducks are the smartest being.

  • Stephanie & John Hamilton

    'Constructing the largest bomb in the universe.' *Arabs perk up*

  • YH Craft
    YH Craft 5 days ago

    How humanity learned that?!

  • Alex Hernandez
    Alex Hernandez 5 days ago

    Can you be my science teacher?

  • what the Jeck
    what the Jeck 5 days ago

    I saw homer,
    your team have vast imagination and ideas and facts, hope all of us are like that so we can make impossible possibble

  • Josh Mccartie
    Josh Mccartie 5 days ago

    Omg is the poster at 8:02 a tribute to Steven hawking?

  • MrNotadream
    MrNotadream 5 days ago

    Why you gotta say the blackholes are violent? they just grew up in a rough empty home...

  • TDM3/ /TheDiamondMan3

    Thank you for this information that i can use on my presentation, i will mention you in the powerpoint as the information provider.
    Thank you, Andrejs Rozentāls From the EEB2 of brussels.

  • Addust Channel
    Addust Channel 5 days ago

    WARNING: Never tell Kim Jong Un. He will detonate it when it is made if he goes into the control room.

  • Da Pro
    Da Pro 6 days ago

    Rocket: goes close to black hole
    Black hole: hippity hoppity, imma eat your property
    Earth: =O

  • Severed Gaming
    Severed Gaming 6 days ago

    Can I get a source for the information about the ringularity?

  • Liu Dave
    Liu Dave 6 days ago

    pretty sure by the time we have this tech, human would have been extinct or destroyed our own habitat.

  • Uniform Waif
    Uniform Waif 6 days ago

    Wow I'm surprised that no one commented about the bird that died literally in the first 12 seconds of the video. R.I.P Bird

  • ElswagGamer
    ElswagGamer 6 days ago

    Enough energy fot my pc to support minecraft.

  • Kwan Jacky
    Kwan Jacky 6 days ago

    I just wondering: what if I blow up the black hole bomb and change it into a supernova after light out,in order to recreate a star ?(sorry for my poor English)

  • VandalAudi
    VandalAudi 6 days ago

    These mirrors opening and closing thing looks kinda like a good solution for my dyson sphere night/day/seasons cycle question.

  • Joseph Osborne
    Joseph Osborne 6 days ago


  • Orange Studios
    Orange Studios 6 days ago

    Love the music on this video

  • Ninja of The Tehnology

    But what if we somehow spin the black hole in oposite direction, shouldn't they become white holes?

  • IAmYourOxygen
    IAmYourOxygen 7 days ago

    I remember watching a TV show saying that black holes had hair ;-;

  • Eli Nelson
    Eli Nelson 7 days ago

    Omg I love this channel! You used a spoof of starcraft and one of the cheat codes!!! Yall are amazing!

  • TheTicain
    TheTicain 7 days ago

    black hole bomb.... was that our Bigbang...

  • ExoticTrash
    ExoticTrash 7 days ago

    you must construct additional pylons

  • MrMisterMan
    MrMisterMan 7 days ago +1

    protoss ftw

  • iera dp
    iera dp 7 days ago

    7:01 Not sure if Steven Universe or mere Simpsons reference.

  • León Coretz
    León Coretz 7 days ago

    I'd like to report USclip for being scumbags.

    PRIYAJIT GHOSH 7 days ago +1

    6:06 RIP Newton's 3rd Law of Motion 😆

  • Max Will
    Max Will 7 days ago

    This is fucking laser. The mirror surrounding the black hole is the collimator cavity, something that is an integral part of a gas laser, in that the cavity does the same thing with light that the mirror does with the energy. Black Hole Laser

  • Lemony_ Ghost
    Lemony_ Ghost 8 days ago

    Do it for her.

  • Legendary Gamer
    Legendary Gamer 8 days ago

    I heard black holes are very good at SUCKING ooooo

  • Kit Melton
    Kit Melton 8 days ago

    *Bill Nye has left the chat*

  • JeeJeeTV Gaming And Fun

    How do you pronounce your name?

    Read more

  • D Hennessy
    D Hennessy 8 days ago

    That was actually a pretty cool video!!

  • Ivan Santos
    Ivan Santos 8 days ago

    Esse canal é um dos melhores do assunto que eu conheço. Pena que não tem dublado em português.

  • Robin Obinray
    Robin Obinray 8 days ago

    Yes, there are void civilizations that are working in one tandem, alliance, and they all feed off human soul harvesting... Yep, they are selfish parasitic assholes that couldn't just stop and make themselves immortal without a cost of treating living conscious entities as shit.

  • Aminator 2019
    Aminator 2019 8 days ago

    5:18 pinky and the brain?

  • William Darger
    William Darger 8 days ago

    That was an amazing fucking video great job guys

  • Trentin Koolaid
    Trentin Koolaid 9 days ago

    Black holes are important and dangerous to the universe

  • TheAuroraRed
    TheAuroraRed 9 days ago

    And spinning is spiraling

  • Vegachamp
    Vegachamp 9 days ago


  • peggy Davenport
    peggy Davenport 9 days ago

    5:20 pinky and the brain

  • truth Baker
    truth Baker 9 days ago

    Amazing work indeed! Any idea where to find the background music track?

  • Alex Baldwin
    Alex Baldwin 9 days ago

    “You can enter the ergosphere, and leave it, but it’s probably not a great experience.”
    Actually, that sounds like the universe’s most amazing drug trip.

  • Jan Rychlý
    Jan Rychlý 9 days ago

    So, can you travel throught space if you use black hole's gravity? Impressive...(sry for my english ;D)

  • Paige Chinnock
    Paige Chinnock 9 days ago

    If we made the black hole bomb, we could make a rip in space and time and enter other universes, dimensions or parallel universes! Fuck that's crazy as hell omg omg omg omg help

  • A-star puri
    A-star puri 9 days ago


  • Jeremy White
    Jeremy White 9 days ago

    Time Lord engineering

  • Data Drive
    Data Drive 9 days ago

    Nevermind, this is actually the final structure for energy.

  • Deandre Sinclair
    Deandre Sinclair 10 days ago +1

    Hey that's black hole pac Man and 5:20 Pinky and the Brain from animaniacs. Also that was very interesting

  • Rose Fox
    Rose Fox 10 days ago

    Wait like how far in the future are we talking here?

  • Legofan Ultimate
    Legofan Ultimate 10 days ago


  • tony flores
    tony flores 10 days ago

    0:19 starcraft

  • Iron Will
    Iron Will 10 days ago

    So this is what the mirror in the phantom zone is in Superman... our grandparents were telling us things through science fiction all along.

  • Ivan Ivanov
    Ivan Ivanov 10 days ago

    Narrator: ... black holes are spinning.
    Me: ohhhhhhhhhhh shiiiieeeeet

  • Kalam Rashid
    Kalam Rashid 10 days ago

    Getting some interstellar vibes

  • Shiva's Chimera
    Shiva's Chimera 10 days ago

    You mean the black hole communication device.
    It's gettin old guys.

  • Yukesekai :D
    Yukesekai :D 10 days ago


  • Jean Chen
    Jean Chen 11 days ago

    Did anyone catch onto the protoss easter egg?

  • Skelton Slay8er
    Skelton Slay8er 11 days ago

    So wait, are you saying we can make an artificial sun, so to speak?

  • Nichole McCutcheon
    Nichole McCutcheon 11 days ago

    Is it actually true that you can get a block with energy and you get away from it

  • Ghalaghor McAllistor
    Ghalaghor McAllistor 11 days ago

    Whatever you do, don't shoot at a black hole bomb with a white hole laser. You don't want to know what kind of mess that creates.

  • Robert peter cracknell junior

    cool very intresting :)

  • Nicholas Compton
    Nicholas Compton 11 days ago

    So it’s pretty much general relativetty 😁😃😅😄☺️🙂😆😗😇😀😙😊😗😘😋😜😝😛😛😎🤓🤗🤠😳😳😳😳