The Most Efficient Way to Destroy the Universe – False Vacuum

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  • Published: 21 October 2016
  • What if there is a way to destroy the universe so fundamentally that life as we know it will be impossible forever?

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    • Antoine 123
      Antoine 123  6 days back

      Agafitei Alexandru hello can you ask my question it’s this confirmed or not

    • Antoine 123
      Antoine 123  6 days back

      Agafitei Alexandru but now it’s just theory or it’s real please answer me i want to be reassured

    • Nickster Gchomp2017
      Nickster Gchomp2017  2 weeks back

      What if each galaxy in the universe are just giant blood cells on that macro scale, and we are some kind of advanced cell actually made to explore other cells (like cancer cells infect or blood cells) when we launch rocket ships into space to “explore “ other celestial bodies (moon, mars.. etc) also following the mace scale, black holes are jus massive scrapes from the being that we are in. And we are just too small to realize or even comprehend the possibility. Think about it, when you cut your arm, we know it’s a cut, but if you were living on the bone on that scale, how would you explain that random opening in the skin (as we know it to) and the sun is just our lArge electron and were the proton circling it. Again, on that scale. Hmm? Really think about this and please do a video or something.

    • Flying FrogZ
      Flying FrogZ  4 weeks back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell mega volcano should be interesting

    • Tim Cobb
      Tim Cobb  4 weeks back

      Not sure you will see this as this video was posted quite a while ago but I'm wondering is it possible that something similar to this could have already happened perhaps with another field (not higgs) causing the physics of the universe to change letting all matter held in a single point to be released because the field that held it together became weaker thus kicking off the big bang and all this good old life stuff we having going on round here. Know that's quite alot of rambling but I think the idea is clear anyways if you get a chance let me know what you think.

  • Karma 59995
    Karma 59995  3 hours back

    Why most of videos are about death of universe or end of life as we know it..?

    • hsu jennifer
      hsu jennifer  5 hours back

      SCP-319

      • Dhakadice
        Dhakadice  15 hours back

        "Support us on Patreon ... We try to destroy the universe at least once every few months" X'D

        • Squishy Cake :3
          Squishy Cake :3  19 hours back

          Me: looking through recommended videos
          *sees video*
          That could come in handy...

          • Pootiz Spenzer Hear
            Pootiz Spenzer Hear  1 days back

            God: *deletes universe32*




            Also God: oops

            • Chad Kamenski
              Chad Kamenski  1 days back

              What can happen if a parallel universe has collided with ours

              • Đức Vương Bùi
                Đức Vương Bùi  1 days back

                He he boy

                • Jackie LA
                  Jackie LA  1 days back

                  1.9 Universal Update
                  -Sun is now 5 years older
                  -World population reached 7.7 billion
                  -Gamma ray bursts will happen more unlikely
                  -Stars collapsing will have a 15% chance of turning into a Blackhole
                  -Humans evolved and have a 3% of having purple eyes

                  • Swapnil Mankame
                    Swapnil Mankame  2 days back

                    5:16 Center of the universe?😂😂😉😉

                    • ERROR
                      ERROR  2 days back

                      The universe's physics being changed completely? Reminds me of stuff like glitch cities in pokemon, or the ram dimension thing below all levels in super mario land 2.

                      • Julie Hines
                        Julie Hines  2 days back

                        kurzgesagt should be called 
                        101 ways to destroy the universe

                        • JK Kay Kay
                          JK Kay Kay  3 days back

                          Heard that?

                          If you make vaccums make sure it’s not false

                          • Victor Selve
                            Victor Selve  3 days back

                            Good thing the universe runs on Linux.

                            • Paul Gleason
                              Paul Gleason  3 days back

                              What I'd we inside in vacuum decay and that made live to became to life and the ture universe is doesn't have live and that the local group that's why we can't leave it

                              • DarK_Snake Venom
                                DarK_Snake Venom  4 days back

                                *Mr. universe I don’t feel so good*

                                • Katie Giles
                                  Katie Giles  4 days back

                                  Kurz is low key trying to destroy the universe

                                  • Jarrod Yuki
                                    Jarrod Yuki  5 days back

                                    fearmongering and speculation.

                                    • Alexan Fung
                                      Alexan Fung  5 days back

                                      5:49 lol

                                      • Scott Benedict
                                        Scott Benedict  5 days back

                                        Make a video on how the Democrats have become mentally ill with rage and self-victimization.

                                        • kalvin john
                                          kalvin john  6 days back

                                          can black holes destroy it?

                                          • MetaDragon
                                            MetaDragon  6 days back

                                            Universe: *exists*
                                            False Vacuum: I’m about to end this man’s whole career

                                            • W4r galactic
                                              W4r galactic  6 days back

                                              Thanos

                                              • Jayman Productions
                                                Jayman Productions  6 days back

                                                4:56 Spongebob reference

                                                • abhishek sharma
                                                  abhishek sharma  6 days back

                                                  Scientist are bad at naming things was the best

                                                  • Da Infinity Stonks
                                                    Da Infinity Stonks  6 days back

                                                    No one:

                                                    Higgs field: I’m gonna do what’s called a pro gamer move.

                                                    • jjprs 306
                                                      jjprs 306  6 days back

                                                      No one:








                                                      Kurzgesagt: Heres the best way to kill the universe






                                                      god, This channel is like the Universe's suicidal thoughts. Its like the Universe wants to try and kill itself.

                                                      • dEaNn Ppqp.
                                                        dEaNn Ppqp.  7 days back

                                                        Oh

                                                        • Ancient Unknown
                                                          Ancient Unknown  7 days back

                                                          How about a nuke explosion in the vacuum of space?

                                                          • K T C
                                                            K T C  7 days back

                                                            Do you know if this is actually true?

                                                            • Sourav Das
                                                              Sourav Das  7 days back

                                                              So Thanos's snap created a localized controlled vacuum decay. Who knew 🤣

                                                              • Kriegmarine
                                                                Kriegmarine  1 weeks back

                                                                If the theory of vacuum decay can annihilate our universe, is the "big bang" a vacuum decay event for whatever preceded it?

                                                                • Antoine 123
                                                                  Antoine 123  1 weeks back

                                                                  It’s this just a theory please reassure me

                                                                  • James Valt
                                                                    James Valt  1 weeks back

                                                                    Laughs in Doctor Doom

                                                                    • 【癒】の勇者ケヤル

                                                                      日本語訳した人に聞きたいけど、ポテンシャルエナジーって潜在エネルギーじゃなくて位置エネルギーじゃないの?

                                                                      • VaIue One
                                                                        VaIue One  1 weeks back

                                                                        who realised that the start of this video is a part of stranger things

                                                                        • Antonym of Bright
                                                                          Antonym of Bright  1 weeks back

                                                                          *_It’s just called this way because scientists are bad at naming things._*



                                                                          I thought scientists were supposed to be smart! Welp, I’m done.

                                                                          • L1GHT D3M0N
                                                                            L1GHT D3M0N  1 weeks back

                                                                            No one:
                                                                            Vacuum decay: I’m gonna end this man’s whole existence

                                                                            • Vance Biondo
                                                                              Vance Biondo  1 weeks back

                                                                              Pqrdon☝️ fascination scary?..

                                                                              • Vance Biondo
                                                                                Vance Biondo  1 weeks back

                                                                                I cant stress enogh sir HOW YOU MAKE MY DAY☝️ THERE IS N NO JOY IN MY LIFE EITHIUT YOUR SHOWM. YOU ARE THE END ALL OF MY . JOYVAIR!!

                                                                                • Vance Biondo
                                                                                  Vance Biondo  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Listen you horrible N8GHTMRE PEOPLE. Even if the whole of my life BENDS! Like a matrix spoon . Everything in my life crumbles around me my clothes fall off me rag torn ripped AND MY sanity unraveled at the BITTER FAYED ends of my worn nerves .. IM COMING THOUGH THIS NIGLGHTMARE QLIVE U HORROR SHOW !!!!!☝️

                                                                                  • Ayden Budish
                                                                                    Ayden Budish  1 weeks back

                                                                                    What a good vide.......







                                                                                    The vacuum is turned on

                                                                                    • OrenWD
                                                                                      OrenWD  1 weeks back

                                                                                      *existential crisis intensifies*

                                                                                      • JabbaDG
                                                                                        JabbaDG  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Power levels are BS

                                                                                        • Hollyleaf Gaming
                                                                                          Hollyleaf Gaming  1 weeks back

                                                                                          0:50 I swear I heard him say "turns it into hate"

                                                                                          • Curiosity
                                                                                            Curiosity  1 weeks back

                                                                                            What if vacuum decay already happened, and that’s what the Big Bang is

                                                                                            • bisi kuku
                                                                                              bisi kuku  1 weeks back

                                                                                              dun dun duun

                                                                                              • bisi kuku
                                                                                                bisi kuku  1 weeks back

                                                                                                guy's I know how it happened Thanos did the Thanos snap twice