The Most Efficient Way to Destroy the Universe - False Vacuum

What if there is a way to destroy the universe so fundamentally that life as we know it will be impossible forever?

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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      Maand geleden

      I really like you talking about the immune system

    • Soran Hernandez

      Soran Hernandez

      Maand geleden

      So theory, what if the universe is a new stable version of the higgs field, expanding outward. If we have no idea what a new stable version of the higgs fields physics looks like who's to say that outside the known universe isn't the old stable state of the higgs field. This would mean that the big bang would have been something like the quantum tunneling of the higgs field out of its previous stable state. Other universes would be other stable versions of the higgs field.

    • Mays Al-Reem

      Mays Al-Reem

      Maand geleden

      Ok they bad at naming thing I thought it was all vAccums start sucking humans brain



      Maand geleden

      do a video about giant black hole that eats the universe

    • Parker Beck

      Parker Beck

      Maand geleden

      Kurzgesagt: What if the universe comes with a self-destruct button? 2020: The search begins

  2. Michael Soluri

    Michael Soluri

    4 uur geleden

    If I understand this correctly, would time travel be something that could trigger this? It seems like it

  3. Crystal


    10 uur geleden

    Your my favorite youtuber, i love your dedication in making these videos. Please keep making them.😃

  4. WanZeng New

    WanZeng New

    11 uur geleden

    So well explained 👌👍 love it.

  5. Tay Reptar

    Tay Reptar

    Dag geleden

    So basically exactly what happened on Crisis on Infinite earths? 🤔

  6. King Kat

    King Kat

    Dag geleden

    2020 in December; good idea!

  7. Titanic


    Dag geleden

    Could we escape the vacuum decay by going into a black hole?

  8. That Guy

    That Guy

    Dag geleden




    Dag geleden

    4:57 me doing my college essay, but found out I forgot to actually do what they asked for

  10. John Alexander

    John Alexander

    Dag geleden

    When Thanos finally gets all the stones

  11. THE ZAN


    2 dagen geleden

    What a lovely night

  12. Ryder br9038935

    Ryder br9038935

    2 dagen geleden


  13. Ranjay Barua

    Ranjay Barua

    2 dagen geleden

    Would it really destroy the entire universe? I thought the universe expands faster than the speed of light

  14. Ravenous_lad


    2 dagen geleden

    4:51 loved the metaphor

  15. Channel construction temporarily halted

    Channel construction temporarily halted

    2 dagen geleden

    Welp Time to have another existential crisis

  16. KiithNaabal


    2 dagen geleden

    Scientists are not bad at naming things, they are using accurate terms which they well define. Most people are just bad at understanding proper definitions ...

  17. Homie nuke Mark

    Homie nuke Mark

    2 dagen geleden

    I think i saw the true vacuum headed towards us in 10^10^10^120 years,to make the new universe to repeat history

  18. Fire


    3 dagen geleden

    I watched this when I was 8 and I didn’t understand much but now I’m rewatching it and surprised I understood anything at all

  19. Sean Wade

    Sean Wade

    3 dagen geleden

    The Narrator: The wave will begin, and there is no way to stop it Me: 7.5 Billion years from now: Guess what nerd? I made a way to stop it! The Narrator: It will happen in an instant and we wouldn't even know it. Me: F&%k

  20. lopeepso livi

    lopeepso livi

    3 dagen geleden

    "Ferb, i know what were gonna do today"

  21. DoesAnythingExist?


    4 dagen geleden

    I looooove this theory!!

  22. Varvara Mironov

    Varvara Mironov

    4 dagen geleden

    kurzgesagt: The most efficient way to destroy the universe. me who has a lifetime of 5 minute crafts training, tape, and toothpaste: you dare challenge me mortal

  23. Varvara Mironov

    Varvara Mironov

    4 dagen geleden

    "scientists are bad at naming things" wisest words ever said

  24. Richard Moeller

    Richard Moeller

    4 dagen geleden

    It is better to die for science than live for yourself.

  25. Keyboard_breaker


    4 dagen geleden

    1:39 It's MEE6

  26. Conner Forbis

    Conner Forbis

    4 dagen geleden

    Just remember, a stable Higgs field may already exist, maybe even multiple, and they're on their way right now. You have no idea but you could be gone in an instant, even while reading this comment.

  27. KittyMeowTube


    5 dagen geleden

    Apparently having the standard model overthrown is even worse than all of the universe deleting itself and all humans suddenly not existing anymore.. Kurzgesagt needs to get their priorities straight.

  28. MrNerd3.14


    5 dagen geleden

    kurzgesagt whenever they hear of a scientific problem: *GREAT SOLUTIONS GO!!!!*

  29. John Doee

    John Doee

    5 dagen geleden

    "And by the way, we have a Twitter account."

  30. SickEnd


    5 dagen geleden

    I imagine in all of the knowledge that I have that this is a completely valid theory.

  31. Adam Foster

    Adam Foster

    6 dagen geleden

    Existential Dread Lv 99

  32. Yellowed Pink Chicken Banana

    Yellowed Pink Chicken Banana

    7 dagen geleden

    When a ping pong ball is more energetic than you are

  33. BradynLee09


    7 dagen geleden


  34. BradynLee09


    7 dagen geleden

    Ferb, *i know what we’re gonna do today*

  35. Vinayak Vidhyasagar

    Vinayak Vidhyasagar

    7 dagen geleden

    My doomsday scenario will be, we cannot get out of our solar system to another star with current technology, and we will evolve in to machines and destroy all life on earth!!

  36. mashop data

    mashop data

    8 dagen geleden

    What is given live

  37. Josh Dyment

    Josh Dyment

    8 dagen geleden


  38. stankmaster5


    8 dagen geleden

    bruh what the pre-big bang universe was the size of a particle because it was a higgs particle? and the big bang (or the beginning of the expansion of the universe) was this specific higgs particle entering true stability and causing a higgs field - our universe, with different physical laws than the previous one? this could explain why quantum physics doesnt mesh with relativistic physics - quantum particles are the built-in reset button for reality, and cant really be changed. thats why the higgs particle would behave the same. so, inside of our still-expanding higgs field, our universe, physics and chemistry changed, causing a discrepancy in internal (relativistic) and external (quantum) physics. this would mean that if any higgs fields are active in our universe, they are separate universes of their own, with their own physical laws separate from both quantum AND relativistic mechanics? what if there are smaller universes INSIDE of our own universe? kurzgesagt, if youre reading this, is there any possibility that this is a realistic theory, or am i just pullin stuff outta nowhere?

  39. Gaming Channel

    Gaming Channel

    8 dagen geleden

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  40. stankmaster5


    8 dagen geleden

    what i took away from this: all particles are lazy bums

  41. Lona Hall

    Lona Hall

    8 dagen geleden

    This is the defenition of just because I don't understand doesn't mean I can't enjoy it

  42. Ardantya Dennis

    Ardantya Dennis

    8 dagen geleden

    "We destroy the earth once every a few month" What the fuck

  43. VASUDEVA yuvaraj

    VASUDEVA yuvaraj

    8 dagen geleden

    Dude Im confused 😂😂😂

  44. Thierno Diallo

    Thierno Diallo

    9 dagen geleden

    I'm not gonna buy a vacuum cleaner now.

  45. Elric Perez

    Elric Perez

    9 dagen geleden

    A fine way to end 2020

  46. Xellith


    9 dagen geleden

    I like to think aliens did something to allow the expansion of the universe in order to combat vaccum decay. The decay bubble would expand at the speed of light, so that would mean some parts of the universe would be forever out of reach of the decay.

  47. Om Sharma

    Om Sharma

    9 dagen geleden

    i like your video dut your video areata

  48. TahoeBarnett


    10 dagen geleden

    Why do I feel like your giving some Insane person a list of what to do when they are mad at everyone

  49. Just ur local alleyway boi. ‘

    Just ur local alleyway boi. ‘

    11 dagen geleden

    Gordon Ramsay would just spit at its face, and the higgs field would be so disappointed in itself, it will just retreat.

  50. JayCookies


    11 dagen geleden

    Can this explain black holes in a way?

  51. Ruler World

    Ruler World

    11 dagen geleden

    What if our universe is a result of another universe reaching a true vaccuum state and thats why its expanding, our universe is the inside, death wave of another universe

  52. Ruler World

    Ruler World

    11 dagen geleden

    Oh no thisll be horrible for the economy!!

  53. TheSleepingSlap


    12 dagen geleden

    100s of hours of work on the video for something that might be wrong

  54. oof


    12 dagen geleden

    There is a theory that the big bang is just a vacuum decay happening in another universe.

    • Student Richard Keck

      Student Richard Keck

      12 dagen geleden

      That’s a stupid theory.

  55. Victoria Bramham

    Victoria Bramham

    12 dagen geleden

    Nonono not today existential thoughts



    13 dagen geleden

    Ill take this into consideration next time i plan to destroy a universe

  57. Ahmad Nasser

    Ahmad Nasser

    13 dagen geleden

    *_What's with the memes, especially at _**_4:57_**_??_*

  58. Flame


    13 dagen geleden

    Kurzgesagt might as well destory the universe

  59. Zookaboi


    14 dagen geleden

    "The Most Efficient Way to Destroy the Universe" 2020.

  60. Max Nguyen

    Max Nguyen

    14 dagen geleden

    Bird sitting in a sea of burning gasoline: This is fine Californians: Y = Same

  61. Cyborg Gaming

    Cyborg Gaming

    14 dagen geleden

    God partical are mainly reason for the vacuum the universe

  62. Nightbot


    14 dagen geleden

    “It’s just because scientists are bad at naming things” true, they name planets stuff like GEF4-98GFNJ

  63. Nightbot


    14 dagen geleden

    People like you have a dark but also bright sense of humor.

  64. Legitnoob JR

    Legitnoob JR

    14 dagen geleden

    How did i get here? I was just watching what happens when u detonate a nuke in a city

  65. Mirothehero


    14 dagen geleden

    Yup, we're in a in simulation.

  66. helena_lang


    15 dagen geleden

    see this kind of thing doesn’t scare me because we would die so fast we’d never even notice

    • Student Richard Keck

      Student Richard Keck

      12 dagen geleden

      Yeah but your soul wouldn’t die.



    15 dagen geleden

    That wasn't so bad.

  68. W. R.

    W. R.

    15 dagen geleden

    So my car is "metafast".

  69. FlameShard05


    15 dagen geleden

    I had to get recommended this in 2020

  70. Tudorache Andrei

    Tudorache Andrei

    15 dagen geleden

    quick response: just put a human lol

  71. Metaworld567


    16 dagen geleden

    5:02 So the USA is 67.37m?

    • Student Richard Keck

      Student Richard Keck

      12 dagen geleden

      Who said it was?

  72. max bouquet

    max bouquet

    16 dagen geleden

    Vacuum decay is an awesome band name.

  73. Jefferson Xavier

    Jefferson Xavier

    17 dagen geleden

    What if we already are in a vacuum state from a previous universe, and Dark Matter is the leftovers of that universe?

    • Student Richard Keck

      Student Richard Keck

      12 dagen geleden

      Nah that’s stupid.

  74. Jim Wilkins

    Jim Wilkins

    18 dagen geleden

    2020 part 2

  75. Mohiti


    18 dagen geleden

    Well technically I have a completely new theory of Physics. That basically states “meaning” is basic “consciousness “ is complexe not the other way. So any specific rule like the speed of light or why protons and electrons don’t attract isn’t caused by some lucky walk in the park but rather emotion becuse Depression interestingly is the removals setionin not the ading of some new chemical. If sertion is mass, and so far mass = energy, mass = gravity then meaning = mass if drugs can make you happy. So spefic rules things like the speed of light protons and electrons are somthing to do with the category meaning = mass, the equation is “t/m->” time goes forward but meaning stays. So basically meaning fixes itself but time is the cause for all reason.

  76. Azam Zahid

    Azam Zahid

    18 dagen geleden

    God be like: *finished the game of the universe* The game of Universe:you reatch the highest you can go would you like to reset Yes- No- God:hmmm*chooses yes* Universe: going to 0% God:WAIT I WAS KIDDING The game:cont go back Universe:*deletes itself

  77. Jeffrey Nichols

    Jeffrey Nichols

    19 dagen geleden

    wAit what if we are already inside a stable higgs field and thats why the universe is expanding

    • Jeffrey Nichols

      Jeffrey Nichols

      19 dagen geleden


  78. ღ.{N I K O}.ღ

    ღ.{N I K O}.ღ

    19 dagen geleden

    This video is cool i need to destroy it now ; roblox made me do it

  79. jim skywaker

    jim skywaker

    19 dagen geleden

    this is what happens when you divide by zero

  80. Valka


    21 dag geleden

    our universe is a mac?

  81. MyNameIsNotShort


    21 dag geleden

    Yay one more thing to worry about

  82. Angel's Adventure

    Angel's Adventure

    22 dagen geleden

    So Ikea's name designers might be A-class Scientists.

  83. Scarlett Fox

    Scarlett Fox

    24 dagen geleden

    How to make a Kurzgesagt video: Step 1: Mention Human Extinction Step 2: Make people paranoid about death Step 3: Add some birds

  84. Andráe7


    24 dagen geleden

    Pero si romperia la leyes de la fisica, entonces que le impediria no viajar mas rapido que la luz, simplemente el evento seria instantaneo en todo el universo y podriamos morir en un parpadeo apenas ocurra en nuestro universo. :3

  85. Fatemah Alghamedy

    Fatemah Alghamedy

    24 dagen geleden

    "If you feel slightly worried..." *SLIGHTLY WORRIED?*

  86. MrGhostly R1

    MrGhostly R1

    25 dagen geleden

    But what if there is a way to make energy out of, nothing ?

    • SCP Time

      SCP Time

      19 dagen geleden

      There isn't. That was easy.

  87. BlueCube067


    25 dagen geleden

    December 2020: Hmm interesting...

  88. John Jones

    John Jones

    25 dagen geleden


  89. Atheek Azmi

    Atheek Azmi

    26 dagen geleden

    So the day of judgement may be vacuum decay :9

  90. Dio Lio

    Dio Lio

    26 dagen geleden

    Hey ferb i know what we are doing today!

  91. Itz Ace.

    Itz Ace.

    26 dagen geleden

    Ant man: taking notes*

  92. OK k

    OK k

    27 dagen geleden

    what if nothing exist universe,planets,galaxy,color, and etc

    • SCP Time

      SCP Time

      19 dagen geleden

      Colour only exists in the mind. But the rest do exist unless we want to talk philosophy

  93. Soul Mechanics

    Soul Mechanics

    27 dagen geleden

    Well.. it does have something to do with the vacuum of space, "vacuum state", though that something does happen to be nothing. 😉

  94. Spaceman Spiff

    Spaceman Spiff

    27 dagen geleden

    If the vacuum decays, you probably have to change the filter. Thank you, thank you. I’m here all night

  95. David Hill

    David Hill

    27 dagen geleden

    This explains why my ground state is laying in bed doing nothing

  96. oddbjorn26fiber


    28 dagen geleden

    Leave a like if you have learnt more from NLcameras then school The short way of saying this video WE ARE ALL GOING TO DIE!!!!!! if this happens Video idea: what if Every star went in super nova in 10 years and how humans could prepare ourselves I love youre videos keep up the great work

  97. Niranjan R

    Niranjan R

    28 dagen geleden

    Alright alright so Higgs field is Dormamu Dr strange has entered the chat

  98. Niranjan R

    Niranjan R

    28 dagen geleden

    1:42 Kurzgesagt: if our current understanding of the universe is correct Me: Ah now then! No need to worry. Let’s pack it up folks! The universe ain’t gonna be dead

  99. Niranjan R

    Niranjan R

    28 dagen geleden

    Don’t worry we’ll still have the heaven Wait a minute...

  100. Parker Beck

    Parker Beck

    29 dagen geleden

    3:36 Me: hey I’ve seen this before Kurzgesagt: what do you mean? It is brand new.