Wormholes Explained – Breaking Spacetime

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    Are wormholes real or are they just magic disguised as physics and maths? And if they are real how do they work and where can we find them?

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    Wormholes Explained – Breaking Spacetime

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    • WillsIsCool01
      WillsIsCool01  2 weeks back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell if we use exotic matter manmade wormholes, wouldn’t we not be able to enter as its repulsive??

    • Pidecinin pideleri
      Pidecinin pideleri  3 weeks back

      What if a very old person into a black hole? What happen to person?

    • Long Le Thanh
      Long Le Thanh  3 weeks back

      Oh grosem I love it.

    • LoGo Team
      LoGo Team  4 weeks back

      Video nikola tesla

    • Yeabsera Woldetsadik
      Yeabsera Woldetsadik  1 months back

      About the video, around 7:40
      you guys meant time loops which could break the laws of conservation and a infinitely repeating time events.
      For example, a movie called "Free birds" is not that popular but represents it very well.


      I'm a fan of possibility and probably others to so please make a video about it, thanks for your time.

  • Michcio
    Michcio  16 minutes back

    Portal 2 irl

    • Captain Plague
      Captain Plague  48 minutes back

      Anybody get anxiety when seeing the concept of a black hole??

      • Storm Gaming
        Storm Gaming  9 hours back

        Wait, if we use exotic matter in a worm hole, wont it repel people too?

        • Bob li
          Bob li  16 hours back

          Well, for the person that is actually travelling, supposeing that guy dont die, it will take a finite amount of time, cause he is traveling @ the speed of light. Time dialation will make everybody else think the guy is gonna take forever, but not really acorrding to the traveler

          • Bob li
            Bob li  16 hours back

            Soooooooooo... any comments?

          • Bob li
            Bob li  16 hours back

            Actually, it won't be possible to not be torn into 1 trillion pieces in a black hole, probably,

        • AiWalker77
          AiWalker77  19 hours back

          Just open nether portals smh 😔😔

          • Damien Barkley
            Damien Barkley  1 days back

            3:16 is literally a white hole. ive thought about this before when i was really drunk lol

            • soraninja
              soraninja  1 days back

              Watching this sounds like something someone just made up.

              I'm guessing there's decades of research backing it all up which is hopefully and fun :)

              Let's hope we don't expose humanity to anything grim with a portal on our door step

              Love the 80s synthwave visual style ~ extra points

              • richard klegin
                richard klegin  2 days back

                we could make an zpm? ( zero point module )

                • richard klegin
                  richard klegin  2 days back

                  were you can find an wormhole is at stargate command

                  • el gringo
                    el gringo  2 days back

                    Humans: *try to make a wormhole*

                    Wormhole with black and white holes laughing in the background: *I'm bout to end this mans whole career*

                    • WireHanga
                      WireHanga  2 days back

                      OR how about let’s not fuck around with natural properties and end up creating a black hole destroying us all thank you for coming to my ted talk

                      • Sergio Soerjanto
                        Sergio Soerjanto  2 days back

                        Drunk and learning physics!!! Im proud of myself😂😂😂

                        • Luigi Cotocea
                          Luigi Cotocea  2 days back

                          That aready done in portal 2. So what we lose?

                          • MinnieGamer 30
                            MinnieGamer 30  2 days back

                            Soo should we evolve to birds then?

                            • Joe Xavior
                              Joe Xavior  2 days back

                              Why no one realized yet that black hole is worm hole.

                              • TEENS FASHION HUB
                                TEENS FASHION HUB  3 days back

                                Doraemon: hold my anywhere door

                                • 5 3
                                  5 3  3 days back

                                  So basically wormholes are another word for travelling quickly.

                                  • Grim Oeuvre
                                    Grim Oeuvre  3 days back

                                    Yeah, I like Halo Slipspace travel.

                                    • Space Cat
                                      Space Cat  3 days back

                                      Everything in the galaxy is dangerous and deadly

                                      • toric tom
                                        toric tom  3 days back

                                        Doesn't exotic matter make black hole's gravity weaker?

                                        • happy nightmare monster

                                          Wouldn't exotic matter force you away from the worm hole

                                        • k
                                          k  3 days back

                                          5:25 Jesus fucking Christ.

                                          • Colton Nemitz
                                            Colton Nemitz  3 days back

                                            You’ll just become dead. EPIC

                                            • Poperpoppop 1
                                              Poperpoppop 1  4 days back

                                              Electromagnetic traversable wormholes are real

                                              • Jeffrey050711
                                                Jeffrey050711  4 days back

                                                The 80's synthesizer music complimented this video very nicely!

                                                • Pastel Cacti
                                                  Pastel Cacti  4 days back

                                                  mmm much vaporwave very aesthetic

                                                  • Daniel Haqim
                                                    Daniel Haqim  4 days back

                                                    who came here after interstellar?

                                                    • Suzanne Bascara
                                                      Suzanne Bascara  5 days back

                                                      In 4:34 the wormhole is seen near Saturn thats a reference to Interstellar

                                                      • Fleet Admiral Auto
                                                        Fleet Admiral Auto  5 days back

                                                        Interstellar be like

                                                        • SUPER TCHIERRY
                                                          SUPER TCHIERRY  5 days back

                                                          6:17 we have the dark energy.

                                                          • Phillip Playz
                                                            Phillip Playz  5 days back

                                                            If wormholes exist in our solar system we could probably go to other stars/ solar systems

                                                            • MrPhange Phange
                                                              MrPhange Phange  5 days back

                                                              The 80s and black holes. Both are points in space and time with infinite density.

                                                            • A Random weeb
                                                              A Random weeb  5 days back

                                                              Kurzgesagt just killed that kid

                                                              • Gabriel Oliveira
                                                                Gabriel Oliveira  6 days back

                                                                Eita, deixa eu tomar meu banho agora pra esfriar a cabeça, porque meu cérebro fritou com essa! 😂 Fantástico!👏🏼👏🏼

                                                                • greg li
                                                                  greg li  6 days back

                                                                  16000th comment

                                                                  • Maloew Valenar
                                                                    Maloew Valenar  7 days back

                                                                    So, I have a hypothesis, I have no idea if the science or math holds up, though, so here it is: if there are wormholes in a black hole and instead of going into a different universe, it just went into the same one, gravity would go through the wormholes and possibly explain dark matter. (Disclaimer: I have no idea if this is possible, I just thought of it while watching this video.)

                                                                    • Ticket Tocket
                                                                      Ticket Tocket  7 days back

                                                                      Yo lemme get some Nike Moonshoes.

                                                                      • Nether Craft
                                                                        Nether Craft  1 weeks back

                                                                        in future mom where is my worm hole

                                                                        • RpM NiLo
                                                                          RpM NiLo  1 weeks back

                                                                          Surely if there was negative matter then it wouldn’t be physical as it has no mass and therefore has no properties that physical properties do have such as strength, torsion and flexibility so it wouldn’t be able to resist the force of gravity. Can someone please explain?

                                                                          • Joshua Thomas
                                                                            Joshua Thomas  1 weeks back

                                                                            How do you guys make this, seriously? You explain complicated concepts like wormholes using cultural references and make it look so easy. Hats off kurzgesagt

                                                                            • Tupei games
                                                                              Tupei games  1 weeks back

                                                                              5:00
                                                                              5 min crafts be like

                                                                            • Adam Budín
                                                                              Adam Budín  1 weeks back

                                                                              so... its like when you build new nether portal in nether?

                                                                              • Hindu Goat
                                                                                Hindu Goat  1 weeks back

                                                                                worm holes dont actually exist in reality... its just on humans wish list because we hate how space is so big we can never hope to travel very far or see very much of it

                                                                                • Joel Vuori
                                                                                  Joel Vuori  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Makes no sense to me

                                                                                  • Daniella
                                                                                    Daniella  1 weeks back

                                                                                    The space suit boots are made by Nike lol

                                                                                    • DinosOnFire
                                                                                      DinosOnFire  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Scientists: *studies for years and years and conducts different experiments to actually gather useful information*
                                                                                      Me, laying on my bed, probably high: if peter dinklage were a star, he'd be a white dwarf

                                                                                      • Muchkinfurbal Kriley
                                                                                        Muchkinfurbal Kriley  1 weeks back

                                                                                        There is only one way to travel from place to place in space the warhammer way