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:

    • Margot Milane

      Margot Milane

      10 napja

      How are things going

    • Thạnh Phạm

      Thạnh Phạm

      11 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

    • Srey Mab

      Srey Mab

      12 napja

    • The sky's star died

      The sky's star died

      12 napja


    • Novadestroyer The Sun destroyer

      Novadestroyer The Sun destroyer

      15 napja

      Negative mass btw

  2. Vidhyapathi A

    Vidhyapathi A

    26 perccel

    Blackholes are always fascinating me And many also🌠🌠💜🎉💓




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  4. Andrew Schmelyun

    Andrew Schmelyun

    2 órája

    Our Universe is so incomprehensibly weird and fascinating at the same time.

  5. Juan manuel Sarmiento

    Juan manuel Sarmiento

    4 órája

    3:20 ES UN AMONG US!

  6. Hanif Khan

    Hanif Khan

    5 órája

    I like the black hole video

  7. Adan Phu

    Adan Phu

    6 órája


  8. Adan Phu

    Adan Phu

    6 órája


  9. TheRay985


    6 órája

    The virtual particle part of hawking radiation is very, very incorrect. Hawking told the public this, but wrote something completely different in his paper. I wish Kurzgesagt had found a better explanation.

  10. dyno


    7 órája

    Where is my brain

  11. Xzander


    8 órája

    Can anyone explain to me why it's believed that time becomes warped around blackholes? Is it not really our perception of time, ie what we can see, because light is warped around a blackhole?

  12. Keyan


    10 órája

    0:57 portal turret says he wants his remote to the trap door back

  13. User OfThisGreatPieceOfHumanWork

    User OfThisGreatPieceOfHumanWork

    13 órája

    Incredible. Indescribably incredible.

  14. Mason Nagano

    Mason Nagano

    13 órája


  15. Leandro Yaacoub

    Leandro Yaacoub

    15 órája

    Dam all your animations are soooooo good.

  16. Ricki Anggoro

    Ricki Anggoro

    15 órája

    I love u Kurzgesagt..

  17. MoTheUser


    17 órája

    3:03 JoJo Reference

  18. nemo game

    nemo game

    20 órája

    Can you do a video about the iron dome? (Even if its less intrensting then other things)

  19. Motilal Soni

    Motilal Soni

    21 órája

    Found the among us Easter egg

  20. Silvus Sol

    Silvus Sol

    23 órája

    I wonder just how bright “black” holes would be if the light they emit was able to escape the event horizon.

  21. Señior Meme

    Señior Meme

    23 órája

    Im pretty sure galaxies are caused by supermassive black holes suckin buncha stuff into it

  22. Jacob Pilch-Bisson

    Jacob Pilch-Bisson


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  23. Cuteness Overload

    Cuteness Overload



  24. Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi

    Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi


    3:18 monges

    • This is a human Lol

      This is a human Lol


      @Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi 😳😳😳😳😳😳

    • Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi

      Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi


      @This is a human Lol the bottom right of the screen... very sus,.......

    • This is a human Lol

      This is a human Lol


      @Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi Where

    • Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi

      Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi


      4:09 the bottom right of the screen always have very secrets...

  25. Nero Frost

    Nero Frost


    Can you tell us about the ( scp-053 ) in the next video please?!

    • This is a human Lol

      This is a human Lol


      @Nero Frost Visible Confusion

    • Nero Frost

      Nero Frost

      8 órája

      @𝘾𝙤𝙢𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙢𝙖𝙧𝗸★ do you know what SCP-053 is?!

    • 𝘾𝙤𝙢𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙢𝙖𝙧𝗸★

      𝘾𝙤𝙢𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙢𝙖𝙧𝗸★

      9 órája

      wat? they're sicence channel bro

  26. Jack Cooper

    Jack Cooper


    3:19 A M O G U S

  27. Jack Cooper

    Jack Cooper


    some people theorize that the big bang was actually a supersupermassive wite hole that pushed everything away. thus creating the univers

  28. Muhammad Abdullah

    Muhammad Abdullah


    It is the most creepiest thing i have ever heard off

  29. Vipito Achumi

    Vipito Achumi


    Those black hole animations are so cute 😍😍😍😂

  30. Aviraj S.T.

    Aviraj S.T.


    9:40 **Brain collapsed**

  31. Byron Edgars

    Byron Edgars


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  32. avronyusuf



    Türkçe altyazı için Yiğithan Kılınç kardeşime teşekkür ederim.

  33. PurpledRealm



    I just addore black holes lol, in fact my profile kinda looks like one too😀😂😂

  34. Ike Ikie

    Ike Ikie


    LoL Great @#$%ing Amagination...................

  35. Simon Nilsson

    Simon Nilsson



  36. James Goss

    James Goss


    How is this free?!

  37. 7-7 Zabuki-Altai

    7-7 Zabuki-Altai


    Black hole: I have sucked everything! White hole: YOU DID WHAT? Black hole: please don't take the belts

  38. Buzz Animation

    Buzz Animation


    Red was the impostor 3:20

  39. Sahil M

    Sahil M

    2 napja

    love your videos helps me study the concepts easily

  40. William Corbin

    William Corbin

    2 napja

    I have a genuine question If nothing can escape a black hole how does Hawking radiation work wouldn’t the matter not be able to leave the black hole

  41. Ember Deacon

    Ember Deacon

    2 napja

    nothing is real

  42. g


    2 napja

    3:20 i saw among us

  43. Red the Owl

    Red the Owl

    2 napja




    2 napja

    3:19 AMOGUS

  45. kaylacherrice


    2 napja

    Among us 3:20

  46. Paul Cogan

    Paul Cogan

    2 napja

    i love space

  47. Mythical Twinkie

    Mythical Twinkie

    2 napja

    Honestly, I would just yeet myself into a blackhole just so I can be the first person to do so.

  48. Bethany Mitchell

    Bethany Mitchell

    2 napja

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  49. js


    2 napja

    So you admit that information is lost? Don't show this video to L. Susskind.

  50. Lil Hippy

    Lil Hippy

    2 napja

    Going thru hard times 1 dollar goes a long way God Bless... cash app. $lilhippysester

  51. Jordan 69

    Jordan 69

    2 napja

    If you had a lot of exotic matter could that allow you to escape the black hole once past the event horrizon?

  52. ChessRoyale 75

    ChessRoyale 75

    2 napja

    What would happen if you get stuck inside a blackhole...You said that time speeds up for us ...So would that mean that sampler black holes would disappears and that we would be able to see their decline or does every black hole has the same time rate...Doesn't time rate depend upon the mass..So the greater the black hole,the slower the time speed..? My head is gonna explode..

  53. Robert Johnson

    Robert Johnson

    3 napja

    I'm super confused and don't really know where to ask, so I'll try here. Why do people talk more about the center of black holes being a singularity which we almost know can't be possible, instead of being some sort of "quark star" ? Would quark stars of sufficient density not fit inside the event horizon, or something else really obvious? Idk, I just thought for the first time "what if it's just a bigger neutron star under the event horizon? could we even know?" , and that lead me to some weird stuff about quark stars and degeneracy pressure that I don't understand, and it's kinda weird that I haven't seen a video about it so it must be a really obvious error I'm making.

    • Jaxon B.

      Jaxon B.

      2 napja

      What makes you think the singularity can’t be possible?

  54. Jeri Davis

    Jeri Davis

    3 napja

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  55. Imanuel Bryan

    Imanuel Bryan

    3 napja

    i came back to this vid to ask.. what will happen if a small blackhole appear for a few second on earth?

    • Robert Johnson

      Robert Johnson

      3 napja

      I'm pretty sure they just evaporate away super quickly due to Hawking radiation. The effect scales with the inverse of size, so really big black holes evaporate really slowly, but really tiny ones go away really fast. I'm not an expert so don't take it as gospel, but that's what I always hear. Fun fact, I remember when I was like 6 I must've heard something on the news about CERN possibly making tiny black holes, and I broke down into tears thinking that the world was gonna end because I knew just enough about black holes to be terrified. If only my parents knew enough about physics to console me haha

  56. Julien Goodman

    Julien Goodman

    3 napja

    Do the Casimir Effect and how it can be used to travel the multiverse. 😃

  57. Alexa Brazal

    Alexa Brazal

    3 napja

    I was just watching this and at 3:19 i saw Red from Among Us. Are they making a refference?

    • Robert Johnson

      Robert Johnson

      3 napja


  58. Kathleen Gong

    Kathleen Gong

    3 napja

    Could you please do a video about white holes? Thanks so much!

  59. Impedimentaa


    3 napja

    Dude im watching this high as a kite and i gotta say my mind is BLOWN

  60. Who Are you

    Who Are you

    3 napja

    8:21 - 8:23 Sus

  61. Viewer


    3 napja

    Event Horizon would be a great name for a futuristic exploration space ship

  62. 2021.7.53 Dhafi Zahran Farasha

    2021.7.53 Dhafi Zahran Farasha

    3 napja

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  63. Leandro Parmejani

    Leandro Parmejani

    3 napja

    Legendem em português 😪

  64. radi nelaj

    radi nelaj

    3 napja

    Maybe black hole is pure energy buy is invisible ,maybe inside the ( atom) the string there is a small black hole ( string theory), maybe black hole are junction of some fields, maybe should study the tornadoes , what cause them ? What formed them?,it seems like black holes, Maybe something pass out ( or in) black hole, , but is invisible . you should change the filters to see it ( to distinguish it) .

  65. Titanius Anglesmith

    Titanius Anglesmith

    3 napja

    I requestith the video-ographerpher makith a videogrofy ofith the ADHDith

  66. Jeczman Jutubovich Prögrammor Domácí

    Jeczman Jutubovich Prögrammor Domácí

    3 napja

    3:20 Among Us

  67. 刃 鬼滅

    刃 鬼滅

    3 napja

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    Natalie Lao

    3 napja

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  69. Moldy Sann

    Moldy Sann

    3 napja

    Really cool intro and Animations! Great content and information

  70. Lance


    3 napja

    le gasp. its the space tutrle god from IT 😂😂😂

  71. Brian McManus

    Brian McManus

    3 napja


  72. Avonte Dawson

    Avonte Dawson

    3 napja

    I like to think black holes are the beginning of restarting the universe if the universe goes dead they eventually die n give out radiation something with enough mass to gab onto n pull in so like the very last black hole alive in the universe respectively turns into the new big bang

  73. Bailey Maule

    Bailey Maule

    4 napja

    We already know what’s inside blackholes Bookshelves

  74. nolejd50


    4 napja

    0:55 Portal 😍😍🥰🥰

  75. JotaroKujo_StarPlatinum


    4 napja

    3:06 I just figured out how GER works...

  76. Jonathan Buckwalter

    Jonathan Buckwalter

    4 napja

    Surprisingly understood almost non of them 😒

  77. Kelvin Aguilar

    Kelvin Aguilar

    4 napja

    We need this video in Spanish please

  78. János Mikler

    János Mikler

    4 napja

    Mivan? A Magyar felirat nyugdíjba vonult?

  79. Kyle Hight

    Kyle Hight

    4 napja

    There is no proof that black holes warp time. A person living by a black hole in space will age the same as someone on Earth.

    • Robert Johnson

      Robert Johnson

      3 napja

      If you mean no one's gone to a black hole to test it, yeah you're right. But by that reasoning, there's no proof that rocks fall down on Europa. No one's thrown one while on it. Given that, maybe that's not the best way to look at the universe. We know how time and space must behave near black holes because the same theory that describes those effects which we can't measure directly right now, also describes lots we can. I don't know much about it, but if you look for information on "relativistic effects" , you'll find plenty

  80. Ryohio


    4 napja

    I think our universe is what consists inside of a black hole. My theory is that the Big Bang and the description of how a black hole forms sound almost exactly identical, an unfathomable amount of energy crushed and focused down to a single point, then a sudden burst and rapid expansion. I think these 2 events are the exact same events, and this also points twards the multi-verse theory also being true(maybe,lol), since there are countless black holes of every size all over the observable universe, all containing they're own universe's of varying sizes, which in turn contain countless black holes, Exc... But PLEASE, somebody give me feedback on this, I've been trying really hard to get somebody with any scientific understanding to give me they're take on this theory, so I would really appreciate it.

  81. Naga Prasad

    Naga Prasad

    4 napja

    17 years me sleeping like pig in class while professor explains Black holes. 28 years me not getting sleep and decides to watch video on Black holes at 3 AM.

  82. Plutonian


    4 napja

    The big bang theory is just a guess so it likely is wrong. The universe probably began with a blackhole about twenty times bigger than the Milkyway galaxy it reaches absolute mass and explodes bursting out incredible amounts of matter the universe stretches and stretches for googol years and then black holes engulf all the matter in the universe and then they destroy each other and than overtime all the matter in the universe becomes one giant black hole and the cycle restarts after a very long time of compression. Still doesn't answer the question of how the first cycle ever started without there being anything before that.

  83. Interstellar Dumbassery

    Interstellar Dumbassery

    4 napja

    I wish i could become immortal and get trapped in a blackhole 😔

  84. Angel__l // TaikaHerra

    Angel__l // TaikaHerra

    4 napja

    AMOGUS 3:20

  85. JamesTrevitt


    4 napja

    5:43 - "There is no memory of the things that made it, as stuff disappears down the black hole trap door forever." Not true - Soft hair records everything - 12J. - Stephen Hawking, Malcolm Perry, Andrew Strominger.

  86. garry Sweet

    garry Sweet

    4 napja

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  87. ajstyles phenomenal

    ajstyles phenomenal

    4 napja

    Goddamn! I wanna be an Astronomer

  88. Shyla Giroux

    Shyla Giroux

    4 napja

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  89. Bed Potato

    Bed Potato

    4 napja

    Time to get spaghettafide

  90. 나나


    4 napja

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

  91. Awper


    4 napja

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

  92. RandomDucc 2000

    RandomDucc 2000

    4 napja

    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? ▶️ The rope wouldn’t be pulled if it went down, because the rope is the black hole’s radius. But it’s radius isn’t the radius, because with infinite density, it warps space infinitely, so the rope would be going in both no direction, infinitely long towards the center, then a direction in which who knows what happens. ▶️ If it bends infinitely, you have traversed infinite distance (in bent space-time) in a finite time. Wait no the time is infinite but dilated. So the rate at which you go (as in bent space-time) per hour is infinity divided by infinity. Great. (I’m 10 bruh)

    • RandomDucc 2000

      RandomDucc 2000

      4 napja

      idk man

    • Dedo


      4 napja

      oh god what have you done to my brain

  93. Benlor Eh

    Benlor Eh

    4 napja

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

    • Deniz Arıcı

      Deniz Arıcı

      3 napja

      God became the Apple huh 🤣🤣

  94. Paul Young

    Paul Young

    4 napja

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

  95. Cloudy Star Sky

    Cloudy Star Sky

    4 napja

    3:19 AMOOGUS

  96. banana Studios

    banana Studios

    4 napja

    haha get it omogus this is sataire

  97. Kyshn_


    5 napja

    3:19 black hole kinda sus

  98. Kelly Ohlson

    Kelly Ohlson

    5 napja

    3:19 When imposter is sus

  99. D L

    D L

    5 napja

    I’m so confused!

  100. Rachith Navile

    Rachith Navile

    5 napja

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