The Black Hole Bomb and Black Hole Civilizations

The Black Hole Bomb and Black Hole Civilizations

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The Black Hole Bomb and Black Hole Civilizations

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell says:

    To support Kurzgesagt and learn more about Brilliant, go to and sign up for free. The first 688 people that go to that link will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription.

  2. Y-Thien Lam says:

    I love watching these and pretending that I know what’s going on

  3. Dimitar Vangelov says:

    i am very sad that your vids get demonetized… nothing even remotely close to any vulgarities or taboo topics. I guess cuz you said bomb or something :/

    • 0.09 says:

      Dimitar Vangelov yes they got demonized by having the word bomb in the title I don’t understand that it’s not like some one will see the word bomb and be like ah yeah thats a great idea

    • Icedwarf M M says:

      Dimitar Vangelov which ones have been reported? And where do you see it’s been demonetized?

    • Brendan Kendall says:

      Of course they were demonetized! They didn’t even give us a warning like “don’t try this at home”. My kids are already constructing blackhole bombs and bringing them to school without my permission.

  4. Mattia S. says:

    Is it me, or the animation quality just got even higher?

  5. Arturo Reyes Cortez says:

    I knew Homer Simpson somehow would cause the doom of humanity on a galactic scale.

  6. Freesider says:

    everything’s a bomb if you brave enough

  7. Ash says:

    Why doesn’t this channel have 10 million subs! It is literally one of the few channels on youtube that is keeping the creativity alive on this platform!

  8. Potato says:

    If we’re building a big mirror make sure its a good looking black hole, if not its going to be looking at it ugly self in a really big mirror.

  9. James Brock says:

    Rotates a million times a second. Let that sink in for a moment.

  10. Leilani says:

    Protoss!!! If I didn’t already love this channel too much I do now! ^_^ <3<3<3

  11. Tactical Fedorine says:

    But how you going to build a mirror around a black hole??

    • Jojo Jojo says:

      Tactical Fedorine well its not big at all. You just put one mirror plate there by time and then connect them

    • Ali_Army107 says:

      The slightest knock would make it get pushed into the black hole

    • Bryan Tuck says:

      Not really… The mirror would have to be built in orbit around the black hole, so knocking it into the black hole would take something hitting it really really hard. Just like things hitting the international space station don’t knock it down to earth.

    • The Memes of Destruction says:

      We pull out the Big Red Box of K’NEX!

  12. azdgariarada says:

    Mmmm, frame dragging.

  13. azdgariarada says:

    I’m skeptical about the mirror around the blackhole idea. Wouldn’t a substantially large amount of your electromagnetic wave’s energy be lost to the blackhole on each go around? And sure, the mirrors reflect the energy, but there is also some energy lost to the mirrors when they are reflected. Is the ergosphere really imparting SO much extra energy into the waves to make up for all these losses? What sort of numbers are we talking about here?

    • Vasudev Yadav says:

      azdgariarada I think it’s the same as nuclear fission u hit a nuetron u get 3 more of them.
      U send a EM wave u get a more powerful one

    • Len Arends says:

      The “open windows” don’t seem necessary to me. The ergosphere-boosted photons would produce some thermal waste heat when they next reflected off the mirror. That heat could be used to produce work outside the shell.

    • Zac Roebuck says:

      Vasudev Yadav That is irrelevant and in accurate.

    • Raul Diaz says:

      Yes, it would create heat. But you wouldn’t want to create so much heat that it melts the mirrors or, like the video said, create the biggest bomb.

    • Len Arends says:

      This can be fine-tuned in the build. A larger mirror ball would radiate at a lower temperature

  14. Bearcat Ben says:

    You people should watch the video isaac arthur did on this

  15. Alyn Gabriel says:

    So this means life in the universe won’t end when the last star dies. IT will end when the last black hole dies

  16. Justin Y. says:

    Yeah but what about the Toyota corolla bombs and toyota corolla civilizations? Woops wrong channel

  17. Justin Y. says:

    So this is how the death star was made

  18. Masculine Man says:

    I am blown away at the quality of your videos. They really are spectacular (especially compared to mine lol)

    You guys are going for quality over quantity, which is so rare on YouTube these days. I will support this channel until the very end, keep up the incredible work.

  19. stiimuli says:

    This must have been really difficult to conceptualize and figure out how to animate. Quite impressive that you did it so well that I understood it. Well done guys =)

  20. SDG Danny says:

    Woah, this new animation style is pretty cool. This video also reminded me of Interstellar

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