Wormholes Explained – Breaking Spacetime

  • Published on: 12 August 2018
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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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    https://authors.library.caltech.edu/9262/1/MORprl88.pdf
    http://www.cmp.caltech.edu/refael/league/thorne-morris.pdf


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    Wormholes Explained – Breaking Spacetime
  • Runtime : 9:13
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COMMENTS: 40

  • pep eh
    pep eh   3 hours ago

    Life in a nutshell

  • Ayush Bantawa
    Ayush Bantawa   8 hours ago

    If time works backwards in the parallel universe, then won't people not age and become younger instead?

  • AKASH SINGH
    AKASH SINGH   8 hours ago

    Hitchhiker's Guide to galaxy references in the video.Hit like if you got them

  • Joshua Foley
    Joshua Foley   9 hours ago

    Watching this drunk is giving me a headache, I hate to imagine what it would be like to travel at Lightspeed while drunk xS

  • Argentile ignis
    Argentile ignis   11 hours ago

    I heard for wormholes first time in Pokémon Sun and Moon, but didn't knew it is a real theory.

  • Rayx
    Rayx   23 hours ago

    Einstein VS Kurzgesagt

  • Rayx
    Rayx   23 hours ago

    0:08 The kid is on drugs !!!

  • Patrick Fiorito
    Patrick Fiorito   23 hours ago

    Wormholes exist but not in any way we think they exist.Wormholes merely exist as a mechanism for the Universe. I highly doubt they have any other use other then maintenance. Most likely can’t travel through one.

  • N.E.U.R.O.OFFICIAL
    N.E.U.R.O.OFFICIAL   1 days ago

    Matt Visser, research that guys work, he worked with Kip Thorne, they've proven they can make wormholes and they've done so, they've already used time travel, look into andrew basiago and project pegasus\project looking glass and project stargate. all official cia programs

  • crE3perTNT playz
    crE3perTNT playz   1 days ago

    If you think about it hard enough and u believe in Jesus then going to heaven is kind of like a wormhole bcuz you go from the imperfect dimension to heaven.

  • ng wendy
    ng wendy   1 days ago

    3:19 i like this image lol

  • ng wendy
    ng wendy   1 days ago

    wormhole: hey kurzgesagt, im goin' to send u into the black hole and spit you out in a white holekurzgesagt: noooooooooooooooooowormhole: ok stop the video so i wont send you lolkurzgesagt: nah okkurzgesagt: BLOOP! (video stopped)

  • etherealMorin
    etherealMorin   2 days ago

    7:30 Is that what I think it is? Restaurant at the End of the Universe and that space hooters from Space Dandy??

  • Cantaloupe
    Cantaloupe   2 days ago

    if we could make wormholes doesnt that mean the portal gun could be made too?

  • Zbyszggo
    Zbyszggo   2 days ago

    When you want show how wormholes worksfold paper and pierce paper with pen

  • Pawy Bro
    Pawy Bro   2 days ago

    We all agree worm hole is cartoon door chasing

  • Order 66 Pizzas
    Order 66 Pizzas   3 days ago

    If the exotic matter had opposite gravity wouldn’t that mean we would be pushed away from the wormhole?

  • Moni Shri
    Moni Shri   4 days ago

    The editing is awesome and it's great😇 ..

  • Gab Chan
    Gab Chan   4 days ago

    Travel through wormhole to meet your different gender and get married :))

  • star forge
    star forge   4 days ago

    out of all the videos on this channel, this one is one of my favorites!! Kurzgesagt you guys are absolutely amazing!! I personally think that wormholes are possible but, I either don't get for fail to see why wormholes would create time travel paradoxes because the laws of physics already prevent time travel to the past, so the only way wormholes could generate time travel is if they could take us to the future. although I think this video ignores something that might make wormholes impossible is feedback. if wormholes were in orbit around the earth, light or air would end up in a feedback loop and that could ultimately destroy the wormhole. So we would have to do something to keep our wormholes open so they would not be destroyed by feedback. I have a few ideas on how that could be done, but then again they might be wrong. but anyway Kurgesagt keep up the good work and the science.

  • Liberty
    Liberty   4 days ago

    suppose you are very far from the start of the wormhole, If the start of the worm hole connects to a wifi modem and the end connects to you holding a cellphone would it connect or not? hmmmmmmm

  • tristan molejon
    tristan molejon   4 days ago

    blackhole spins super fast it will turn into wormhole am i rigth??i am a kid

  • Yaume Lepire
    Yaume Lepire   6 days ago

    Fun fact: "Wormhole" in French is "Trou de verre", literally "Glass hole". This is an allusion of their appearance; where a black hole appears black for not letting light escape it, a wormhole acts like glass by letting light from the other side seep through.