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What If Earth got Kicked Out of the Solar System? Rogue Earth

To get a fresh perspective on science, go to https://brilliant.org/Nutshell/ and sign up free. And there’s an extra perk for kurzgesagt viewers: the first 200 people to use the link get 20% off their annual membership, which lets you view all the daily problems in the archives and unlock every course. Thanks to our friends from Brilliant for supporting...

How Large Can a Bacteria get? Life & Size 3

The first 1000 people to use this link will get a free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagt9 Get our new beautiful Ocean Explorer Notebook: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org/ Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourceslifeandsize3 In and out, in and out. Staying alive is about doing things. This very second,...

Geoengineering: A Horrible Idea We Might Have to Do

To support Kurzgesagt and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://www.brilliant.org/nutshell and sign up for free. The first 200 people that go to that link will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription. Thanks to our friends from Brilliant for supporting this channel. Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesgeoengineering...

The 12,021 Human Era Calendar

** UPDATE: For a short time calendars are back in stock on the US Shop: https://shop-us.kurzgesagt.org/ ** For the fifth time, we present to you the Human Era Calendar for the year 12,021 – this time it is all about the journey of humanity, beginning tens of thousands of years ago, leading into the revolution of agriculture, to ancient high civilizations...

When Time Became History - The Human Era

** UPDATE: For a short time calendars are back in stock on the US Shop: https://shop-us.kurzgesagt.org/ ** For the fifth time, we present to you the Human Era Calendar for the year 12,021 – this time it is all about the journey of humanity, beginning tens of thousands of years ago, leading into the revolution of agriculture, to ancient high civilizations...

Is It Too Late To Stop Climate Change? Well, it's Complicated.

A special thanks to the team at Our World for helping us out with data and research! https://ourworldindata.org/ Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-climate-solve/ This video is part of a series about climate change supported by Breakthrough Energy – a coalition founded by Bill Gates, that is working to expand...

The Largest Star in the Universe – Size Comparison

We created our first app ‘Universe in a Nutshell’, together with Tim Urban of Wait but Why! Appstore: http://kgs.link/universe-app-ios Google Playstore: http://kgs.link/universe-app-android Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourceslargeststar Wait But Why: https://waitbutwhy.com/ Video on Red Dwarfs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS-VPyLaJFM&vl=pt...

The Warrior Kingdoms of the Weaver Ant

Get Curiosity Stream for just $14.99 for the entire YEAR or only $2.99 per month: https://curiositystream.com/kurzgesagt Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesweaverants Deep in tropical jungles lie floating kingdoms ruled by beautiful and deadly masters: They are sort of the high elves of the ant kingdoms: Talented...

Unlimited Resources From Space – Asteroid Mining

The first 1000 people to use this link will get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagt8 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-asteroidmining/ Getting rare materials from the ground into your phone is ugly. The mining industry is responsible for air and water pollution and the destruction...

How to Find Alien Civilizations – The Kardashev Scale

You can find our beautiful education posters, useful notebooks and cozy sweaters in our shop now: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-kardashev-scale/ The observable universe is a big place that has been around for more than 13 billion years. Up to two trillion galaxies made up of ...

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