How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity.

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    • caleb
      caleb  Hace 26 días

      repent and seek the kingdom of God💗

      • Mezősi Anna
        Mezősi Anna  Hace un mes

        He means 'im from the future, everyone will like memes memes will later atack us witt IMA FIRN MAH LAZER. That is a dedly lazer.'

        • PopcornMan145
          PopcornMan145  Hace un mes

          We aren't limited. No matter how far those groups get, we will always have WORMHOLES!

          • Legat Lanius
            Legat Lanius  Hace un hora

            A thousand years ago, the "great west ocean" was impossible to sail across. A 200 years ago, crossing the sky and entering the cosmos was impossible. We will find a way. We always do.

            • harpin Dawg
              harpin Dawg  Hace un hora

              At 1:36--Is that Galactus>

              • xkissofdeathtashax
                xkissofdeathtashax  Hace 4 horas

                Maybe this is a blessing in disguise. At least we only have to become the dominant species in the Local Group and we'll be forever untouchable masters of our own destiny and never have to worry about being conquered by aliens again. If the Universe was static we'd be forever looking over our galactic shoulders for the day a Frieza shows up. There could be an advanced intergalactic species in the Maffei group colonizing planets left and right as we speak. We get to hide behind dark energy and pull faces at them.

                • 10K Subscribers Without Any Videos Challenge

                  I'm getting depressed just by looking at the thumbnail and title

                  • burdickd2
                    burdickd2  Hace 22 horas

                    But through our Lord Jesus Christ, ALL things may be possible. Have faith, follow Christ and let's testify what possibilities there are. Jehovah and Jesus are the fulfillment of our imagination. They are awesome that way!

                    • Maxer13
                      Maxer13  Hace 23 horas

                      What if we use wormholes?

                      • sarah light
                        sarah light  Hace un día

                        Il n'ya pas de limites à l'humanité.Vous êtes déja partout.

                        • james pond
                          james pond  Hace un día

                          Lol, this planet will probably be dead in 200 years.

                          • leroy waring
                            leroy waring  Hace un día

                            Did anyone notice the the horses are a reference to adventure time 3:29

                            • DarkVitamins
                              DarkVitamins  Hace 2 días

                              0:55 Wait really? It takes about 35 years to mars, but thousands to the sun? How fucking big is the solar system then?

                              • Doug
                                Doug  Hace 2 días

                                *Keemstar scream*

                                • Shaila Pagar
                                  Shaila Pagar  Hace 2 días

                                  so nice man!😎👍🎉🎭🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳

                                  • wulphstein
                                    wulphstein  Hace 2 días

                                    It depends how much brainwashing you listen to. If you listen to the atheist-scientific brainwashing, humanity will die out it a few centuries.

                                    • Issac17
                                      Issac17  Hace un día

                                      And the technology you're using is from atheist-scientific brainwash people.

                                      • Darien Santamaria
                                        Darien Santamaria  Hace 2 días

                                        no every kurzgesagt video is 95% knowledge 3.5% disaster and 1.5% birds

                                        • Robert Ramsey
                                          Robert Ramsey  Hace 2 días

                                          I dont dig videos that spout the big sham as fact instead of what it is. A theory. I'm out. Not even going to finish it.

                                          • Peter Davies
                                            Peter Davies  Hace 2 días

                                            Big bang is bullshit, you can't get something from nothing so how could all matter have been created by the biggest explosion in history when there was nothing to cause said explosion

                                            • Damien Smith
                                              Damien Smith  Hace 3 días

                                              Damn your Defeatism. If humans did that; No ancient civilisations and the current ones descended there from Therefore; -My Father's people would never have bothered getting in ships. Or picking up a sword. Setting up a home away from home; To explore, conquer and colonise. -And my Mother's people would never have left the Homeland to sail into the vast emptiness of The Largest Ocean on Earth; And conquer it, finding those other 'Local Groups' and penetrating deep into them. DEEPAH! Those other 'Groups' Samoa Group Tonga South sparse Group Tokelau North Group Rarotonga Under Tonga Group Aotearoa from Rarotonga Group Tahiti Group Rapanui Group Hawai'i cluster Group Finally alltogether: Tangata o le Moana (People of the Ocean) of the Supercluster Polynesia. And the two wouldn't have met in Former Aotearoa. Now new zeAland To create this Bastard mongrel, between both those atoms 'Local Groups' that lay 'superclusters' apart, Der gerade diese verdammte Kapitel schrieben. To create an unstable radioactive isotope that will soon tear itself asunder or perhaps a little coaxing from the world in the form of a neutron will help it.

                                              • H M
                                                H M  Hace 3 días

                                                Dark matter is made up of souls, unmeasureable, but it is there

                                                • Wu Li
                                                  Wu Li  Hace 3 días

                                                  Kurzgesagt might as well make videos debating how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. Relativity contains the glaring Simultaneity Paradox, has turned out to have the same mathematics as thermodynamics, and even the Hubble Constant is now becoming questionable the more observations they make. The galaxies would all fly apart if they obeyed Newton, while mysterious dark matter and dark energy make up the overwhelming majority of the universe. Einstein complained that a black hole is impossible, but he also said a lot of other things Relativity predicts are impossible. Since Newton's first universal laws of motion, all of our physics and mathematics have become increasingly self-contradictory, vague, and nonsensical yet, outrageously more efficient and widely applicable. After spending more money than God on the largest and most accurate and complex machines ever devised, theoretical and high energy physics have not made fundamental progress in over 40 years. They know damned well they are contemplating their navels in the name of science, and using what they learn how to make better toasters and bombs.

                                                  • Wu Li
                                                    Wu Li  Hace 3 días

                                                    Notably, physicists tend to insist that the quantum observer effect is the result of particle-wave duality, and have never found an explanation.

                                                    • Bipin Adhikari
                                                      Bipin Adhikari  Hace 3 días

                                                      half knowledge is stupid.sorry

                                                      • Memes n Shet
                                                        Memes n Shet  Hace 3 días

                                                        Unless we discover wormholes

                                                        • Andres Rivera
                                                          Andres Rivera  Hace 3 días

                                                          So many people arguing in the comments section about God vs science in regards to the beginning of it all, when science says we don't really know where it all came from, but likely nothingness and religious people's defense of their view isn't based on logic, but more in the lines of "I refuse to believe it, I FEEL x or y way about this". Reality doesn't care about your feelings, it just is.

                                                          • Wyatt S
                                                            Wyatt S  Hace 4 días

                                                            I just thought of a way we can leave......... WORM HOLES yayayayayayayay!!

                                                            • Ank Musico
                                                              Ank Musico  Hace 4 días

                                                              Wormhole is the soulution

                                                              • ϻĦVҜ βЖ
                                                                ϻĦVҜ βЖ  Hace 4 días

                                                                how is "kurtzgesagt: actually pronounced? heard him say it but heard two things "kurtzgesart" "kurtzgesat"

                                                                • njuju
                                                                  njuju  Hace 2 días

                                                                  They have a German channel called 'Dinge erklärt - Kurzgesagt' (= things explained); there you can probably hear how it is proununced. Alternativly, just tip it into Google and let it be proununced, for example at the Google translator.

                                                                  • Guinness
                                                                    Guinness  Hace 4 días

                                                                    I disagree with the notion that we were born at the right time. I wish I had been born 300 years from now. At that time, we might have solved the problem of aging, making us live near forever.

                                                                    • Luna-Eclipz
                                                                      Luna-Eclipz  Hace 4 días

                                                                      I know a place ill never reach. Its a girls bed

                                                                      • Waffle Iron Steakhouse
                                                                        Waffle Iron Steakhouse  Hace 4 días

                                                                        I have a theory. The universe is 1 universe, before and after. But it grew from the big bang in something i call, "The Horton and the Who effect" The universe at the big bang was already huge but it grew bigger and created our part of it. And right now, it could be getting close to making another part of itself. In comparison we are atoms to the newer universe.

                                                                        • sauropod
                                                                          sauropod  Hace 4 días

                                                                          Can't go too far. The radiation will kill all travellers if not protected properly no matter what planet they land on especially Mars. They will live the rest of their natural life living in a bubble

                                                                          • Balto the Wolf
                                                                            Balto the Wolf  Hace 4 días

                                                                            I needed that headspace meditation ad before the video lol

                                                                            • ibrahim orbay
                                                                              ibrahim orbay  Hace 5 días

                                                                              why is there no turkish translation?

                                                                              • Mbazira James
                                                                                Mbazira James  Hace 5 días

                                                                                God is great

                                                                                • Chiefline
                                                                                  Chiefline  Hace 5 días

                                                                                  He's under the assumption humans will be around millions of years from now. Lucky we last another century

                                                                                  • Daniel Kalejaiye
                                                                                    Daniel Kalejaiye  Hace 5 días

                                                                                    that was sad !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                                                                    • Donovan Apatang
                                                                                      Donovan Apatang  Hace 5 días

                                                                                      Should have also put the fact that we wont be able to stop the decay of the universe and that the universe will end in darkness or live on as nothing

                                                                                      • Cloak_z
                                                                                        Cloak_z  Hace 5 días

                                                                                        if we can match the speed of expanding universe does we can go to the maffei group

                                                                                        • dbuilt9
                                                                                          dbuilt9  Hace 3 días

                                                                                          You're on to something. Impossible but I like your direction

                                                                                          • John E
                                                                                            John E  Hace 5 días

                                                                                            If you want to be realistic, even matter is mostly empty space

                                                                                            • Bob Smithers
                                                                                              Bob Smithers  Hace 5 días

                                                                                              1:00 outside the window! That's one deadly easter egg

                                                                                              • luis topete
                                                                                                luis topete  Hace 5 días

                                                                                                In this video I saw two references to star trek that were the shape of the ship that is in crystal ball and in 5:54..those aliens are very similar to ferengis

                                                                                                • BK_chicken
                                                                                                  BK_chicken  Hace 5 días

                                                                                                  Strange how even in a cosmic scale. History repeats itself. We started out thinking that everything happened for us and we were all there was to the universe, and then in the end in 9000000000000000000 years (if we are even around still) we will think once again, we are all there is to the universe. Both incredible and depressing as hell.

                                                                                                  • Chandra
                                                                                                    Chandra  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                    about the big bang, how the fuck did they know it was a big bang?? and what caused it??? how come something big get "banged" from nothingness?? ...in the end.. "all is theory"

                                                                                                    • Richard Casterly
                                                                                                      Richard Casterly  Hace 5 días

                                                                                                      To make it simple for you, Big Bang actually had no "bang" (bad name for the theory I know). Now, via the concept of "red shift" we KNOW that the universe is expanding and on a very fast rate at that. Keep that in mind. Now imagine, going back in time, how do you think the universe would look like? It will shrink of course. If you continue reversing time, you will arrive at the moment where everything is collected in one infinitesimally small point. We know not WHY it happened but we all that it indeed happened and that every single thing in the universe came from that singularity before the Big Bang.

                                                                                                      • vignesh sivakumar
                                                                                                        vignesh sivakumar  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                        If we are able to achieve 2 things (both of which are hypothetical but possible) we can possibly change everything, 1) Build Super-Intelligent AI 2) Use the AI to create Nanobots that can consume any matter and break down in fundamental elements in periodic tables and also replicate as much as needed. Then we can consume any planets/asteroids faster and faster and use the nanobots to assemble larger and larger colonial ships and also send nanobots seeds to distant reaches of the galaxy from where it will further send more nanobots seeds to further reaches after consuming for a while and the rate at which we consume matter in the galaxy increases exponentially and build technology more powerful and powerful computer for the superintelligence AI for it to build more and more new technologies and then it can construct any large scale or small scale experimental apparatus on its will to further increase its knowledge beyond. And within a few thousand years we would have almost consumed most of the galaxy and have enough resources and technology to go to nearby galaxies and start the cycle again and from there again spread further out. Until we consume the entire supercluster and then take all the matter and energy of the supercluster to go to other nearby supercluster and beyond. Phew .... :D

                                                                                                        • vignesh sivakumar
                                                                                                          vignesh sivakumar  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                          The average distance between stars is just 47 trillion km?

                                                                                                          • Xertesi Leader
                                                                                                            Xertesi Leader  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                            Am I the only one who doesn't have existential crisis now?

                                                                                                            • Pawan Kumar
                                                                                                              Pawan Kumar  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                              What if we learn to create wormhole?

                                                                                                              • Tom Descro
                                                                                                                Tom Descro  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                                why do we care about our limits when we don't even have colonies in our solar system which is one of many in our galaxy and then we even have andromeda do colonize whit other dwarf galaxies.

                                                                                                                • B K
                                                                                                                  B K  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                                  Why did that representation of the universe make me cry ):

                                                                                                                  • Tis Toni
                                                                                                                    Tis Toni  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                                    We can only ever reach 0.000000000001% of observable universe Teleportation: Am I joke to you?

                                                                                                                    • Soulice eciluoS
                                                                                                                      Soulice eciluoS  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                                      If the universe is infinite then aren't we 0.0000...1% of it

                                                                                                                      • Gorilla Jones
                                                                                                                        Gorilla Jones  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                                        *Sad Birdy "I am nothing" I'm with ya Birdy, I'm with ya

                                                                                                                        • DOVE
                                                                                                                          DOVE  Hace 6 días

                                                                                                                          5:50 This is why we must preserve information like this so future generations will not have to worry about thinking like that.

                                                                                                                          • Sina Seirafi
                                                                                                                            Sina Seirafi  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                            The Local Group is the limit.* * until we learn how to travel faster than Light.

                                                                                                                            • Fabien L'amour
                                                                                                                              Fabien L'amour  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                              There is no limit but we must search the way inside ourselves not in material world. Wake up gang time is running out......

                                                                                                                              • Shubham Sameer
                                                                                                                                Shubham Sameer  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                100 years and everyone would realize that universe is not physical but a thought or ideal and the way to travel through is not using technology but through mind.

                                                                                                                                • xd
                                                                                                                                  xd  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                  Too late to explore the earth, Too early to explore space, Just the right time to fuckin die

                                                                                                                                  • hemant choudhary
                                                                                                                                    hemant choudhary  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                    if the universe is expanding? then the distance between the sun and earth should be increasing as well? or it that, the galactical objects remain intact but the distance between the galaxies increase?

                                                                                                                                    • Burn Angel
                                                                                                                                      Burn Angel  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                      What if the universe is a lot bigger than what we think, and we just can't see groups that are already way too far from us?

                                                                                                                                      • Meymey
                                                                                                                                        Meymey  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                        Mom I'm scared

                                                                                                                                        • umanity h
                                                                                                                                          umanity h  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                          😆

                                                                                                                                          • Adam Wagner
                                                                                                                                            Adam Wagner  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                            some brain breaking stuff i thought of: in the video this guy talks about how a race in the future will think it's cluster is all alone in the universe meaning it doesn't know the "true" origin of the universe. but what if there was something before the big bang and we are living in ignorance?

                                                                                                                                            • Caio Henrique Botelho
                                                                                                                                              Caio Henrique Botelho  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                              Terrible video, we know nothing!!

                                                                                                                                              • Sorest
                                                                                                                                                Sorest  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                                damn that's depressing

                                                                                                                                                • Spencer Eaton
                                                                                                                                                  Spencer Eaton  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                                  We haven't even explored the depths of the ocean yet, so of course there are places we can't go. We probably won't even get out of Earth's orbit for at least another 200-500 years. and getting out of our solar system will be incredibly difficult. we would have to get past 2 asteroid belts and at least 5 planets that all have different dangers associated with them, not to mention the amount of time it would take just to get to Mars, let alone the edge of our solar system. and then we would have to find a place outside our solar system that we can survive. honestly, the chances of us finding a better home than Earth is so low that it isn't worth trying until we have the tech to make it relatively easy. we might as well accept our home and use our scientific knowledge to revitalize her so that we can continue our progress as a species.

                                                                                                                                                  • Pure_ Salt
                                                                                                                                                    Pure_ Salt  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                    *chewbaca noises*

                                                                                                                                                    • Eliseo az
                                                                                                                                                      Eliseo az  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                      Ever wonder what we are and how we became and what is everything or are we real? Maybe what happened before the Big Bang? No? Just me?

                                                                                                                                                      • peter parker
                                                                                                                                                        peter parker  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                        If Gravity is a „local“ phenomenon, how come the local group is being pulled towards the great attractor?

                                                                                                                                                        • echo sigma
                                                                                                                                                          echo sigma  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                                          You ever live in a city where your sports team sucks so you drive to the next city to root for their team.. I think its like that.

                                                                                                                                                          • hawkeye Durrani
                                                                                                                                                            hawkeye Durrani  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                            The point is there is no point at the end.

                                                                                                                                                            • Venor Studios
                                                                                                                                                              Venor Studios  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                              help im scared

                                                                                                                                                              • ESSOKAYmusic
                                                                                                                                                                ESSOKAYmusic  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                                First: we onlyknow about the observable universe, not the whole universe, and second: We only know what is was, not what it is like, because the light, reaching us travveled for sometimes millions of years.

                                                                                                                                                                • SubKing
                                                                                                                                                                  SubKing  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                                  Well you see.... *it doesnt matter cuz we'll be dead*

                                                                                                                                                                  • Janet Turner
                                                                                                                                                                    Janet Turner  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                                    I SAW THAT XENOMORPH.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Viewer
                                                                                                                                                                      Viewer  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                                      Makes you wonder if we’re apart of something bigger that we just can’t see anymore

                                                                                                                                                                      • echo sigma
                                                                                                                                                                        echo sigma  Hace 7 días

                                                                                                                                                                        The answer is in the lsd

                                                                                                                                                                        • BlazeGames
                                                                                                                                                                          BlazeGames  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                                          Actually, if we ahd science fiction technology, just use Ludicrous speed from spaceballs, which is atleast 4x the speed of light

                                                                                                                                                                          • mossab Hadi
                                                                                                                                                                            mossab Hadi  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                                            if we can see the past in the future then we can help our selfs by make signals that past can understand and change the future and we will in infinite development

                                                                                                                                                                            • Judgement Ravi
                                                                                                                                                                              Judgement Ravi  Hace 8 días

                                                                                                                                                                              No limit no age no rule no fear No money but 💪👍😍