The Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

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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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  • Wait. Something confuses me. 9:45 So if a black holes lifetime is 10 to the power of 67 years, why does this say that 10 to the power of 21 it loses barely any mass when its already a quarter through its lifetime. Did i miss something or am i just a dumbass??

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  • So blackholes make the worlds go around

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  • Just one doubt. You guys said that black hole has no memory or information of it's past, while Dr. Leonard Suskind proved that information is not lost but conserved on the surface of a black hole (Holographic law).

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  • Are there white holes out there in the space? Or I'm misunderstanding something?

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  • I think our universe is like a battery, and just like every battery the energy is limited as long entropy does its job. So these first bilion years are just the "spark", while the hawking radiation, after all that has left in universe is black holes, its the estable state of this batery. For zilions of years...

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  • I just love how this is all presented as factual... when in reality this is all theoretical. There isn't even a way to prove most of the information put forward. Spaghettification!!! Thats some real technical lingo. If you go through a black hole as a man you will be spit out the other end as a woman because black holes alter the sexual orientation of living things that pass through them!!! There see anyone can make stuff up!!! Go ahead prove me wrong!!!

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  • How could we ever get information from the inside? Any probe or data monitored would not be able to send the information back right? Unless we create some sort of data transmission that superseded light.

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  • so what im getting is that approaching the event horizon is like every description of people going through portals to other dimensions and just seeing a singular hole where they came from disappear behind them

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  • how are people just ok with this existing? this is the biggest mystery in reality, no one knows where the hole opens to.. im dying to know. There is definitely something past the event horizon

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    • It’s just a huge dead star

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  • what if you sent something at the speed of light into a black hole

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  • I feel like the big bang was the last of the black holes exploding. Then we might have another big bang to look forward to, given we advanced far enough to make it into space in geospheres or something

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  • To survive the longest you must do nothing. Me: I am Gonna see you all die before me

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  • In essence the universe is just filled giant toilets... draining into other universes.

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  • A massless object travels at the speed of light and a massive object slows time down. Then doesn't the matter that falls into a black hole go backwards in time?

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  • Humans are the most powerful things in the universe, we fuck up everything we touch, look at, or think about. Black holes don't stand a chance.

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  • What if the universe started as a black hole

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  • Guys i found a easter egg,theres a crewmate orbiting th black hole when he explains the distorting of time

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  • Is the Ergosphere, in a sense, a warp drive? The space itself is so warped that objects in this space move along with it, but not with actual velocity in spacetime itself?

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