What if there was a black hole in your pocket?

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  • Published: 16 July 2015
  • What would happen to you if a black hole the size of a coin suddenly appeared in your pocket? Lets find out!


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    What if there was a black hole in your pocket?

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    • Julianne Dreamwand
      Julianne Dreamwand  2 weeks back

      Kurzgestagt

    • Fun Gus
      Fun Gus  1 months back

      At 2:49 the TARDIS police box from the show Doctor Who is flying with the asteroids.
      Maybe I'm the first to mention that.

    • Der Dattelkopf
      Der Dattelkopf  2 months back

      This channel is based on speculation not on knowledge

    • Ben Giuliani
      Ben Giuliani  2 months back

      What would happen if we were some how able to use the moon as a shield from an Earth ending asteroid?

    • Amir Rashidan
      Amir Rashidan  2 months back

      Congrats, now we have an actual photograpy of black hole.

  • SirMeowMeowChow Dragon Master

    Don’t stand on a black hole
    Me: umm why would I stand on it

    • Kabeer Bedi
      Kabeer Bedi  17 hours back

      If kurtzgesagt is taking about Black Holes, you will die definitely

      • Kabeer Bedi
        Kabeer Bedi  17 hours back

        Where is consciousness part 2 ?

        • Blabla_XD123
          Blabla_XD123  18 hours back

          1. Pack it in a small bag
          2. Go to your school
          3. Release the black hole there
          4. Watch the magic happen

          • d mar
            d mar  22 hours back

            yea sure idiot

            • Pro SKIMON5
              Pro SKIMON5  23 hours back

              1:50 “dont stand on a black hole” thanks for the warning

              • Kasia Przeplata
                Kasia Przeplata  1 days back

                Why black hole a goku eee black hole shoot kamehameha

                • Three Brothers of Death

                  In this case, you die.
                  Me: ah ok
                  *You also lose your coin*
                  Me: NOOOOOO

                  • Treax Beast
                    Treax Beast  1 days back

                    W t if this coin of put in the sun

                    • Titus Yusinyu
                      Titus Yusinyu  2 days back

                      But I keep the coin

                      • Yahia Elbanhawy
                        Yahia Elbanhawy  3 days back

                        BLACK HOLE IS GOKU 0:43

                        • Tomislav Rastovac
                          Tomislav Rastovac  3 days back

                          Pretty sure a coin diameter black hole would also evaporate in an instant aka exploding. Could you point me to your sources pretty please?

                          • TheFamousArthur
                            TheFamousArthur  3 days back

                            1:49 No, 10 thousand trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion x larger...

                            • TheFamousArthur
                              TheFamousArthur  3 days back

                              0.0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000008

                              • Marvin Steele
                                Marvin Steele  3 days back

                                You would die

                                *And lose the coin*
                                NOOOOOOO NOT THE COIN

                                • WaTeR LeMoN
                                  WaTeR LeMoN  3 days back

                                  2:49 the telephone box thing loli forgot wut it called

                                • Vance Biondo
                                  Vance Biondo  3 days back

                                  Will see👌👁

                                  • Commando303X
                                    Commando303X  4 days back

                                    "In the biblical sense of 'awesome '— which means, 'terrifying.'" Nice.

                                    • The Garden of Eatin
                                      The Garden of Eatin  4 days back

                                      Do not try to stand on a black hole.
                                      Well there goes my plans for this evening. Now what am I going to do?

                                      • Felix H
                                        Felix H  4 days back

                                        Short answer: You would be fu**ed.

                                        • Velotic ZX
                                          Velotic ZX  5 days back

                                          I too have a black hole in my pocket.

                                          • Yellow Lama
                                            Yellow Lama  5 days back

                                            Black holes are dangerous who would have thought

                                            • Nathaniel Neubert
                                              Nathaniel Neubert  6 days back

                                              I would love to see all of the xkcd what if? animated like this

                                              • Kerosin
                                                Kerosin  6 days back

                                                Simply : you would die
                                                (It sadly doesn’t depend would you either be ripped limb from limb or die instantly by you being basically blown up

                                                • aleksa demic
                                                  aleksa demic  1 weeks back

                                                  Can black hole with mass of a coin rip you apart like one with size of a coin or just kill you by explosion?

                                                  • Shashwat Pandey
                                                    Shashwat Pandey  1 weeks back

                                                    2:50 there is a building in the group of asteroids.

                                                    • Willow Albright
                                                      Willow Albright  2 weeks back

                                                      It would be gone in 1 sec

                                                      • Chromacrylic!!
                                                        Chromacrylic!!  2 weeks back

                                                        ahhhh. it depends. the engineer's answer to everything.

                                                        What are the chances that I win the lottery?
                                                        It depends.

                                                        What are the chances that this video will get over 100,000 more views in the next month?
                                                        It depends.

                                                        What are the chances of everyone on Earth simultaneously combusting?
                                                        *I t D e P e N d S.*

                                                        • Memes n Shet
                                                          Memes n Shet  2 weeks back

                                                          Aren’t there tiny black holes forming every now and then in the hadron collider?
                                                          Why are those different and dont annihilate us?

                                                          • Rigel
                                                            Rigel  2 weeks back

                                                            I love that they added the TARDIS from Doctor Who

                                                            • Lance The King
                                                              Lance The King  2 weeks back

                                                              well if that happen that would...






                                                              suck

                                                              • Noob _221
                                                                Noob _221  2 weeks back

                                                                Your probably the smartest guy I ever knew!

                                                                • MegalodoN
                                                                  MegalodoN  2 weeks back

                                                                  Real answer: you will fucking die.

                                                                  • sakın koşma
                                                                    sakın koşma  2 weeks back

                                                                    2:50 doctor who ?

                                                                    • HAMnPORK GAMER
                                                                      HAMnPORK GAMER  2 weeks back

                                                                      Depends means

                                                                      Is basically yes but actually no

                                                                      • Sbrubblynuggets
                                                                        Sbrubblynuggets  2 weeks back

                                                                        if there was a black hole in my pocket then








                                                                        goodbye fingers

                                                                        • CatPlayz 119
                                                                          CatPlayz 119  2 weeks back

                                                                          Sbrubblynuggets no it would be goodbye life

                                                                      • Isaa Khan
                                                                        Isaa Khan  2 weeks back

                                                                        did anyone see the tardis travelling away towards the astroids

                                                                        • Nol See
                                                                          Nol See  2 weeks back

                                                                          Hard to imagine a black hole the size of a coin can do this, and there are black holes out there billions of times larger than the sun. We're truly insignificant.

                                                                          • joshisfiirre
                                                                            joshisfiirre  2 weeks back

                                                                            Black hole
                                                                            Awwwww mannnn

                                                                            • Moon fox
                                                                              Moon fox  2 weeks back

                                                                              What if the hole is as wide and as massive as a coin?

                                                                              • Rocskatu
                                                                                Rocskatu  2 weeks back

                                                                                "don't try to stand on a black hole"
                                                                                Damn that really ruins my Sunday plans

                                                                                • ETHAN 74 LEGION
                                                                                  ETHAN 74 LEGION  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Wait the size of a coin?
                                                                                  Thats what will happen to the earth if it got crushed to the size of a coin so it is the earth thats right in frnt of you

                                                                                  • Bandit King gaming
                                                                                    Bandit King gaming  2 weeks back

                                                                                    0:43 Hope you got that DBZ reference

                                                                                    • Baddy Kay
                                                                                      Baddy Kay  2 weeks back

                                                                                      A moment of silence for the animated bird and the man used for this video..thier sacrifise contributed for the greater good of humanity😔😔

                                                                                      • Youssef Hneino
                                                                                        Youssef Hneino  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I have a black hole in my pocket and in my wallet and in my bank account.....this black hole swallows
                                                                                        only money.

                                                                                        • Xhoc
                                                                                          Xhoc  2 weeks back

                                                                                          So basically, you will die

                                                                                          • Vortex
                                                                                            Vortex  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Then you would drop your pocket