The History and Future of Everything -- Time

  • Published: 19 December 2013
  • How much time do you have left?

    Time makes sense in small pieces. But when you look at huge stretches of time, it's almost impossible to wrap your head around things. So we teamed up with the awesome blog "Wait but Why" and made this video to help you putting things in perspective with some infographics!

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    • Luca Bianchini
      Luca Bianchini  7 days back

      Time is a tool you can put on the wall, wear it on your wrist, the past is far behind us, the future doesn't exist

    • 1000 subs no videos
      1000 subs no videos  4 months back

      Destruction: 100

    • Bobby Brennan
      Bobby Brennan  4 months back

      @Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell 1:01 20st Century? Out of all the research your team puts into these videos, how come nobody noticed the '20st' typo that the editors made?

    • 1000 subs no videos
      1000 subs no videos  5 months back

      Let's talk about a worm hole earth sized powered by humans so we can travel to the past every time the sun is about to die

    • Bob Joe
      Bob Joe  8 months back

      Let's talk about how humans can innovate to stop the universe from dying forever??

  • IVeon 07
    IVeon 07  9 hours back

    Just my daily dose of existential crisis.

    • Brady Savage
      Brady Savage  4 days back

      Man I love the way you explain science, physics so vastly complex, in a way that prepubescent teenagers could understand it. I hope your channel continues on until the 🌞 burns out

      • Mr Lordblader
        Mr Lordblader  4 days back

        As ever, a great video!

        • Chad ODell
          Chad ODell  4 days back

          Me hears communism

          Russian music in back ground starts playing

          • Gerardo Pacheco
            Gerardo Pacheco  4 days back

            hi everyone gay

            • (Edwin)Sung Hwan
              (Edwin)Sung Hwan  5 days back

              People living in the last dwarf star : Say sike right now

              • PAYSON DAVIS
                PAYSON DAVIS  5 days back

                Ah, the classic video

                • Man of wonder
                  Man of wonder  5 days back

                  No talk about India
                  U are an idiot
                  Leave YouTube it is running by Indian smart dudes
                  U are shame on legacy of Europe and it's pride

                  • Jordan Hicks
                    Jordan Hicks  6 days back

                    intorducing spongebob at 4:20 coincedence

                    • Obama EeexfGhn
                      Obama EeexfGhn  7 days back

                      Dear unskippable ads, please go away

                      • Tentons O'fun
                        Tentons O'fun  1 weeks back

                        Well I asked that girl out like you said
                        My wife wasnt too happy but I stood by your advice and explained heat death to her and I think shes gotten ov

                        • Jack Pada
                          Jack Pada  1 weeks back

                          20st century

                          • Pac Attack
                            Pac Attack  1 weeks back

                            Rip Hitler's Bodyguard lol

                            • Marius Petrut
                              Marius Petrut  2 weeks back

                              The best video I ever sow it

                              • Josue E Perlin G
                                Josue E Perlin G  2 weeks back

                                I've been thinking too much...
                                Help, me...

                                • Valentin Mauerhofer
                                  Valentin Mauerhofer  2 weeks back

                                  At 4:49, why say that the sun was formed from the remnants of a giant explosion ? I heard that before, but as an astrophysicist I'm pretty sure that it's not true. Our sun, like all stars, form after the collapse of a molecular cloud, not after an explosion.

                                  • Evan Fabri
                                    Evan Fabri  2 weeks back

                                    who could possibly dislike this?

                                    • RUDE E9
                                      RUDE E9  2 weeks back

                                      I'm calling that girl Now and ask her out.

                                      • SUPER VAX
                                        SUPER VAX  2 weeks back

                                        How the freak do you know i like someone cute ahha

                                        • Kyle Murg
                                          Kyle Murg  2 weeks back

                                          I love how this channel has always had amazing production value. I can go back and watch any video without seeing a massive drop in quality, very impressive!

                                          • the logical answer
                                            the logical answer  2 weeks back

                                            my 94yr old grannie says it's not going to affect her so she's not worried about it

                                            • PANKAJ MALI
                                              PANKAJ MALI  2 weeks back

                                              AWESOME HATS OFF

                                              • Gorilla Jones
                                                Gorilla Jones  3 weeks back

                                                Ummmmmm, you can't ask that cute girl out, you'd be labeled as a predator. We're doomed as a species.

                                                • Chad Davis
                                                  Chad Davis  3 weeks back

                                                  lol, the first part of this video reminded of Achron game. RTS time travel.

                                                  • Bence Gyors
                                                    Bence Gyors  3 weeks back

                                                    20st century.

                                                    • Steve Adamo
                                                      Steve Adamo  3 weeks back

                                                      I dont doubt dinosaurs existed just not in the way we been taught to understand that era. But It would surely be a good way to hide our true history. They just love to keep us dumbed down and in the dark fumbling around w false information. This has been proven true in many other aspects of human history. Mind what you take in as fact and always do your best to shield yourself from bullshit information. Just because sum nerd in glasses wearing a white lab coat said it doesn't neccesarily mean its fact.

                                                      • Röyal
                                                        Röyal  3 weeks back

                                                        Damn, I like this channel!

                                                        • Jack Taylor
                                                          Jack Taylor  4 weeks back

                                                          Liek if u cri evrytim

                                                          • Charles Aiden De Leon
                                                            Charles Aiden De Leon  4 weeks back

                                                            1:38 Hey, it's Communism!

                                                            • Fabian Alamilla Jiménez

                                                              Me dejaron esta chingadera de tarea

                                                              • James Franklin
                                                                James Franklin  4 weeks back

                                                                20st century🤣

                                                                • carlos delgado
                                                                  carlos delgado  4 weeks back

                                                                  The way he says discovery is perfect 1:54

                                                                  • Reethwan Rasheed
                                                                    Reethwan Rasheed  1 months back

                                                                    1 BC, YB0

                                                                    • Mux Rooker
                                                                      Mux Rooker  1 months back

                                                                      I would just like to say thank you for making these videos. They really help me make it through tough days and it makes me very happy to know that there are people other than me who think about things like this. You’re doing a great job, please don’t stop making videos.

                                                                      • Communist Trash
                                                                        Communist Trash  1 months back

                                                                        “ you’re feeling some pretty weird feelings right now aren’t you”
                                                                        Nah my un-ironic reaction was “bruh moment”

                                                                        What has my life come to

                                                                        • TheAlacrion
                                                                          TheAlacrion  1 months back

                                                                          "20st Century"

                                                                          • Cauã Rikelme
                                                                            Cauã Rikelme  1 months back

                                                                            The music is playing at 60 bpm per min

                                                                            • M I
                                                                              M I  1 months back

                                                                              For some of us, “now” just means “it’s over”....

                                                                              • GumTato
                                                                                GumTato  1 months back

                                                                                I love watching these videos because they make me forget about my problems for a bit

                                                                                • Manuel Valdes
                                                                                  Manuel Valdes  1 months back

                                                                                  wait why can't there be another big bang and the universe is born again. Does anybody know I am only in middle school? Also, you can give me a super sciencey reply I am good with science and things that are related to science.

                                                                                  • Valics
                                                                                    Valics  1 months back

                                                                                    that cute girl i like he says. so i will make children with her, then my children will make their children and so on. BUT FOR WHAT? it will all die in the end

                                                                                    • Christian Belchior
                                                                                      Christian Belchior  1 months back

                                                                                      After Big Freeze, the universe will start out again... but with no world wars.

                                                                                      • Julieann Saguban
                                                                                        Julieann Saguban  1 months back

                                                                                        Lower the background mysic pls

                                                                                        • AapeliSeveri
                                                                                          AapeliSeveri  1 months back

                                                                                          1:32 20st century

                                                                                          • Pan Revan
                                                                                            Pan Revan  1 months back

                                                                                            6:40 that's your whole point?

                                                                                            • 1978kulk
                                                                                              1978kulk  1 months back

                                                                                              when you give lessons on youtube and your video said '20st'

                                                                                              • 1978kulk
                                                                                                1978kulk  1 months back

                                                                                                "oh and facebook and smartphones took over our lives"