Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

  • Published: 27 December 2018
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    Out in the vast coldness of outer space, there are planets that travel alone through darkness without the boundaries of a system. Here’s how this can happen – and why these frozen deserts might secretly harbor alien life.


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    • unkown user
      unkown user  3 weeks back

      Liebes Kurzgesagt Team ich liebe eure Videos könnt ihr dieses hier auch bitte in Deutsch translatieren

    • No Brand YT User
      No Brand YT User  2 months back

      plot twist rogue planets are quarantined planets thrown by ayy lmao

    • Jassim Salam
      Jassim Salam  2 months back

      what animation tool is used for this??

    • The CoolBoss
      The CoolBoss  3 months back

      @Der Dattelkopf how is it clickbait 😂

  • Walkastray 007
    Walkastray 007  3 days back

    5:56 "Shh no tears"

    • Octavio Meza Reyes
      Octavio Meza Reyes  3 days back

      Shhhh no tears.

      • Pkk Haseo
        Pkk Haseo  3 days back

        Sick music, reminds me of Stranger Things

        • Mr fork n knife
          Mr fork n knife  3 days back

          *adventure time snail*

          • Anders Eriksson
            Anders Eriksson  3 days back

            Not much we could do if one of these rogue planets drifted in to our solar system and was heading right for us collision course style..

            • Zeni - Graphics
              Zeni - Graphics  4 days back

              Wait I’m watching YouTube

              • Paul Davis
                Paul Davis  5 days back

                I have to say, this is the best Youtube channel on this whole site..It's why you have over 9 million subscribers..Thank You for your time and effort put into these videos this does not go unappreciated by me. Once again, Thank You.

                • Julius Tausch
                  Julius Tausch  6 days back

                  A planet becomes a rogue by picking the class during character creation of course

                  • John DC
                    John DC  1 hours back

                    Oh god imagine a bard planet

                • Samuel L. Jackson _
                  Samuel L. Jackson _  6 days back

                  I think there could probably be mothafuckin fish aliens underneath the ice layer of Neptune

                  • jude song
                    jude song  6 days back

                    where do you create animations?

                    • weirdyoda04
                      weirdyoda04  7 days back

                      Intelligence takes up a lot of energy, doesn't seem possible that it would develop in an ultra low energy environment like one that would be found on a rogue planet.

                      • Captain Calamari
                        Captain Calamari  7 days back

                        Yeah if you think of it there are aliens! even though we haven't seen any on camras and telescopes there probably micro organisms in the air!

                        • Tesskr95
                          Tesskr95  1 weeks back

                          I'm a bit dissapointed that you didn't go into more detail on the likes of Enceladus and Europa. Why go all the way to interstellar space fora rogue planet if all you need to do is send a properly equipped mission to Jupiter or Saturn (which is obviously not a s simple as it sounds, but still).

                          • Star Cherry
                            Star Cherry  1 weeks back

                            Those poor planets 😿

                            • Nate Nate
                              Nate Nate  1 weeks back

                              6:16 I don’t want this scary lookin mf to get through the ice anyway. That thing look scary as shit

                              • Yung Matsuda
                                Yung Matsuda  1 weeks back

                                A frozen tomb the most epic loot drop from space...

                                • Edwin Arguello
                                  Edwin Arguello  1 weeks back

                                  big brain Kurzgesagt over here

                                  • wayerzandey 1
                                    wayerzandey 1  1 weeks back

                                    Shh no tears

                                    • WillowV
                                      WillowV  1 weeks back

                                      Adults = hobos

                                      Kids = orphans

                                      Pets = strays

                                      Planets = rogue

                                    • NoobyGamez
                                      NoobyGamez  1 weeks back

                                      What if all the galaxies and our planets are actually under a sheet of ice?

                                      • Natsu Dragneel
                                        Natsu Dragneel  1 weeks back

                                        Hold on I’ll be back I have to eat

                                        • the wither crew twc
                                          the wither crew twc  1 weeks back

                                          Subnatica: Below Zero

                                          • Jelly Man
                                            Jelly Man  1 weeks back

                                            Ok this would make a killer Dr. Who episode.

                                            • Jelly Man
                                              Jelly Man  6 days back

                                              @Trayten Wilkins Why thank you.

                                            • Trayten Wilkins
                                              Trayten Wilkins  6 days back

                                              Jelly Man You, my friend, have one the Internet.

                                          • DarkThomy
                                            DarkThomy  1 weeks back

                                            Markiplier. Barotrauma. Oceanic alien life under ice.
                                            And here I am finding this video x)

                                            • Arcaneraven
                                              Arcaneraven  1 weeks back

                                              Actually, it would be possible for ice-planet species to develop metallurgy. They have the vulcanic vents and it's possible the chemically forge metals. Life finds a way!

                                              • Niklas  Boehm
                                                Niklas Boehm  1 weeks back

                                                "If they have Oceans they'll freeze and become as hard as bedrock"

                                                So someone is using creative mode to form star systems?

                                              • Ice Wing
                                                Ice Wing  1 weeks back

                                                when it said fly-bys by other stars and black holes, i had to stop and imagine this star system just chilling and then another star pulls up in a car, kidnaps one of the planets and just drives off.

                                                • Xyriel Diango
                                                  Xyriel Diango  1 weeks back

                                                  Pluto bacame an rogue planet

                                                  • Mohammed fawzi
                                                    Mohammed fawzi  2 weeks back

                                                    Aren't we also trapped in our own way?!

                                                    • Pie Plays
                                                      Pie Plays  2 weeks back

                                                      Could you do a video on the science of a Hyperdrive?

                                                      • Jeremiah N.
                                                        Jeremiah N.  2 weeks back

                                                        Life under bedrock? Nice joke

                                                        • Aaron Thomas
                                                          Aaron Thomas  2 weeks back

                                                          I spy the snail from adventure time

                                                          • Casey Maxey
                                                            Casey Maxey  2 weeks back

                                                            2:42 when the blob comes out. were all dead

                                                            • Michael Hester
                                                              Michael Hester  2 weeks back

                                                              Just one question: would the outer core not start solidifying at a much faster rate once we are away from the sun, thereby reducing the energy produced?

                                                              • Anti-Gylala Community Member

                                                                Nice vid ;)

                                                                • LaezerSnowie
                                                                  LaezerSnowie  2 weeks back

                                                                  So wait your telling me that global warming is actually good for us. Well you know what I'm doing now!

                                                                  • Datts Dee - Crazyfrog
                                                                    Datts Dee - Crazyfrog  2 weeks back

                                                                    have they heard about the word of god and jesus christ? we must bring religion to those icy ocean worlds or they will be sinning and go to hell!!

                                                                    • spinosaurus tricycloplots

                                                                      STAR WARS, where you at ?

                                                                      • tea wrecks
                                                                        tea wrecks  2 weeks back

                                                                        but what if it was the single celled micro-organisms that gained intelligence and became civilized, and from their perspective we humans are "unimaginable eldritch abominations" made from billions of beings specialized, fused together and stripped of their individuality

                                                                        • John DC
                                                                          John DC  1 hours back

                                                                          So if amoebas became large and sentient? That would be a cool idea.

                                                                          They'd be terrified at the resilience of the humans when they get wounded, since they'd just regenerate back their skin and muscle cells, while the amoeba people live in constant of getting 'popped' and instantly dying

                                                                      • BlazeBytes
                                                                        BlazeBytes  2 weeks back

                                                                        shhh.... no tears

                                                                        • Alackofcaring
                                                                          Alackofcaring  2 weeks back

                                                                          Perhaps these vents would be used to cook prey, and later to smelt metal via long but simple plant based fiber poles.
                                                                          The first melting would be hard, but through under sea nodules and manipulating of metals perhaps long tongs could be created. Then its merely a matter of technology and sociological pressure.
                                                                          Perhaps they could reach a point on par with us

                                                                          • Saleha Ali
                                                                            Saleha Ali  2 weeks back

                                                                            Could anyone please tell how to pronounce this channel's name ?

                                                                            • Holygiant
                                                                              Holygiant  2 weeks back

                                                                              Roughly, it's something like Korezz-geh-zott. The narrator says it toward the end of the video.

                                                                          • Jordan Hicks
                                                                            Jordan Hicks  2 weeks back

                                                                            5:54 lol shhh no tears

                                                                            • Jordan Hicks
                                                                              Jordan Hicks  2 weeks back

                                                                              why has autocorrect not realized that people use "lol" as a word

                                                                          • Lord of Alicorns
                                                                            Lord of Alicorns  2 weeks back

                                                                            Mean while Antarctica 😐

                                                                            • shruti joshi
                                                                              shruti joshi  3 weeks back

                                                                              was it kyogre pokemon's bones

                                                                              • Corue
                                                                                Corue  3 weeks back

                                                                                Think about this, we always think of aliens as more advanced and scarier species, more unique and diverse.
                                                                                But imagine... what if we're the most advanced and unique planet out there? What if some random far away planet wonders about how alien life would be so strange, and turns out we're the one they've always been wondering about?

                                                                                • Skd233 3
                                                                                  Skd233 3  3 weeks back

                                                                                  so in the future if we come back to this planet the new alien 👽 is big now and has evolved