How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity.

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      Random thoughts  6 days back

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    • SuperVixen5
      SuperVixen5  2 weeks back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell Is there a black hole called bootes void? And if it is a black hole is it the Milky Way core black hole?

    • Schneeflocke Monsoon
      Schneeflocke Monsoon  4 weeks back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

      What I say before I watch all of your videos:
      “I thought I’d get your theories, mock them, and then embrace my own.”

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    • Brian Mccool
      Brian Mccool  1 months back

      Isn't Andromada on a collision course with Earth?

    • Gaming Champ
      Gaming Champ  1 months back

      What about [spoilers for the possible future of the philippines in 2150] -a craft with an automated system to enable it to go between local groups-

  • Tucker
    Tucker  2 hours back

    Hyperspace: am i a joke to you?

    • I eat lefties 4 breakfast

      Before we reach for the stars can we just calling everyone racist all the time?

      • Sound Effect
        Sound Effect  7 hours back

        Remember, this is only thought with the physics as WE know it

        • ALLME
          ALLME  9 hours back

          So is this also possible that this has happened before and there are many universes and we can't just see them?

          • Aeroshogun
            Aeroshogun  9 hours back

            1:02 - Xenomorph

            • D. Compton Ambrose
              D. Compton Ambrose  10 hours back

              Technically the universe is not "as it is right now" because distant stars are not only incredibly far away in distance, but incredibly old and far away in TIME, i.e. the PAST. I.e. thye universe isn't as it is beyond the nearby observable universe, or were you referring to our galaxy and local group alone (which isn't the entire universe)?

              • DogeXP1273
                DogeXP1273  11 hours back


                • No Point
                  No Point  14 hours back

                  Imagine the kids from 3055 space skating through the "unobservable" universe

                  • Tom Oelkers
                    Tom Oelkers  18 hours back


                    • Solomon Grundy
                      Solomon Grundy  1 days back

                      The leap aquatic life took to get from the sea to land is more than likely the same kind of process, technologically, that would need to occur to get from earth to the rest of the universe

                      • Kunta Kinte
                        Kunta Kinte  1 days back

                        Chimps and giant ants will rule the world by 2038 🐒🐒🐵🐵🐵🐵🐵🐵🐒🐒🐵🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜👸👑🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🏃🏃🏃🏃🐍

                        • Patryk Kotarski
                          Patryk Kotarski  2 days back

                          Repeat with me: I believe in unicorns. I believe in god. I believe in flying pandas. I believe in dark matter.

                          • I Hate Anime
                            I Hate Anime  2 days back

                            Ha this is what the shaman said when we wanted to go over the sea

                            • Ain Nafisya
                              Ain Nafisya  2 days back


                              • Fabrice Simo
                                Fabrice Simo  2 days back

                                I am scared but this is true 😢

                                • louis rowe
                                  louis rowe  3 days back

                                  For all we know the universe is more complicated and more abstract than our ape brains will ever be able to understand, no matter how much we evolve. The kaleidoscope of experience may never provide an ultimate truth and even if said truth is found, what then? will we be masters of all realities and create infinite energy? the quest to further our horizons wont lead us down a path towards the ultimate goal of preserving our DNA for eternity, it will only prolong the inevitable demise of this life raft made of fear we all cling to. drifting through an impossibly complicated sea of impossibly enormous energy serving an impossibly minute function in an impossibly complicated system of infinite impossibilities. lets not forget to love each other along the way.

                                  • subham bhandari
                                    subham bhandari  3 days back

                                    We can still use teleportation technology

                                    • Logan Cohen
                                      Logan Cohen  3 days back

                                      Now wait why not just use a worm hole to go to other galaxy’s

                                      • Leto85
                                        Leto85  3 days back

                                        Thank you for this video. I didn't know the local groups worked this way.
                                        So, when our universe would fall back together (or how that's called), our future generations might choose to travel into that dark matter space, to escape that pull? They might not find other local groups, but it seems better than dying out.

                                        • Rhino boy
                                          Rhino boy  3 days back

                                          By the time we are a type 3 civilisation we may have worked out how to exploit physics to travel further. You know if we arnt dead by then. We already have several theoretical ideas, like warp bubbles, worm holes etc and we are not a type 1 yet.

                                          • TimeMaster
                                            TimeMaster  3 days back

                                            Spore warp anyone then mix that with DC hero tech. Plus endgame

                                            • Michael Brown
                                              Michael Brown  3 days back

                                              yeah a website would help me feel less lonely :/

                                              • Michael Brown
                                                Michael Brown  3 days back

                                                so our future generations would be dumb universe-wise? ehh im a genius in comparable to future scientists

                                                • Petyr Baelish
                                                  Petyr Baelish  3 days back

                                                  The furthest I'm ever going in my lifetime, is the McDonalds on the other side of town. Even that is a step too far out of my own element...

                                                  • psychonaut ready for launch!

                                                    This one hit me really hard. The universe will become covered in entropy. What then?

                                                    • Jordan Pagan
                                                      Jordan Pagan  3 days back

                                                      Although this is true we don't know what type of scientific advancement we will make in the future we might make portal tech making it so we can reach distant places better or we might find out that the universe at some point will start to slow down or that everything we thought was right is wrong we don't know what will happen we can only guess so there might still be hope

                                                      • noel robles
                                                        noel robles  3 days back

                                                        so were is heaven located ? any wild guess !?

                                                        • noel robles
                                                          noel robles  3 days back

                                                          Not unless someone in the future able to complete the infinity stone ! Then nothing is impossible.

                                                          • Abhijit Singh
                                                            Abhijit Singh  4 days back

                                                            And they still believe in God🤣🤣

                                                            • Katie Giles
                                                              Katie Giles  4 days back

                                                              We don't live in the milk way. Common misconception. We actually live in a disc Galaxy not a spiral.

                                                              • Peter Müller
                                                                Peter Müller  4 days back

                                                                I don't believe this. I think in a few decades we will be able to rule the universe and make up our own laws of physics.

                                                                • Darius Berdahl
                                                                  Darius Berdahl  4 days back

                                                                  Fun fact, the ORION spacecraft which was designed in the 70's and uses conventional technology could reach alpha centauri, our closest star, in 21 years.

                                                                  • john bailey
                                                                    john bailey  4 days back

                                                                    What if there is a type 3 civilisation on the edge of the universe and they know we exist but can't get to us
                                                                    What if here are messages being sent to us but because they are billions of light years away we can't receive them
                                                                    What if other civilisations know we exist but they know we will never know they exist
                                                                    What if I keep having existential crisis'

                                                                    • EdgeOfDarckness
                                                                      EdgeOfDarckness  4 days back

                                                                      3:29 the horses of adventure time

                                                                      • Thraitor
                                                                        Thraitor  4 days back

                                                                        I mean this isn't strictly true, this is only correct if we assume that the universe is expanding at faster than light speed supported by the big rip theory. We don't know how true that is anyway, so yeah it's not strictly true since we don't know if dark energy is really causing the expansions that fast.

                                                                        • Jinxler John
                                                                          Jinxler John  4 days back

                                                                          What come before The BIG BANG

                                                                          • No Name
                                                                            No Name  5 days back

                                                                            Why not just go to ludicrous speed and go through

                                                                            • Pranjal sharma
                                                                              Pranjal sharma  5 days back

                                                                              Futuristic travels won't rely on developing vehicles with increasing velocity. Most likely,if ever possible,those will be wormhole vehicles or warp drives that can cover large distances in instant ,no matter how far the distances are.

                                                                              • Kevin Genocchi
                                                                                Kevin Genocchi  5 days back

                                                                                Anyone else gettin a bunch of space videos in their recommended?

                                                                                • Boom
                                                                                  Boom  5 days back

                                                                                  Our universe is a black hole.

                                                                                  • Shawn Kalin
                                                                                    Shawn Kalin  5 days back

                                                                                    I call Bullshit on this one! The expansion will not make the universe disappear from view. First thumbs down!

                                                                                    • Unicorn I
                                                                                      Unicorn I  5 days back

                                                                                      yeah..........didn't get any of that

                                                                                      • CozmicPlayz Minecraft
                                                                                        CozmicPlayz Minecraft  5 days back

                                                                                        What is the point of living then

                                                                                        • Erick Car
                                                                                          Erick Car  5 days back

                                                                                          No inventes en inglés... que asco.

                                                                                          • Kanan Matsura
                                                                                            Kanan Matsura  6 days back

                                                                                            Are we a bird

                                                                                            • Noob
                                                                                              Noob  5 days back


                                                                                          • Tlot Pwist
                                                                                            Tlot Pwist  6 days back

                                                                                            Without wormholes we're fucked

                                                                                            • Noob
                                                                                              Noob  5 days back

                                                                                              The are* Because you and me Everyone Will be Dead before that

                                                                                          • Wilson Wallace
                                                                                            Wilson Wallace  6 days back

                                                                                            I would love that I had never ever known of Space Science, more knowing that I am a tiny thing in universe, more I gain destructive feelings.