How to catch a Dwarf Planet -- Triton MM#3

  • Published: 26 May 2014
  • If Neptune didn't catch Triton we might have another Dwarf Planet in our Solar system -- maybe even another Planet or double system. We show how this could have happened.
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      ARONIOUS2  Hace 2 meses

      Not even enough time for me to poop :(

      • Caulen Bryant
        Caulen Bryant  Hace 3 meses

        Any chance we'll get Moon Month pt. 2 this year?

        • Lil Gamer
          Lil Gamer  Hace 4 meses

          Hello Humans I’m coming to take over your planet🌍

          • Bago
            Bago  Hace 6 meses

            Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell, pluto and charon explained?

            • Emre GUNAY
              Emre GUNAY  Hace 4 días

              Please do Planet summer

              • Pham Duy Anh
                Pham Duy Anh  Hace 5 días

                Random planet bully : (beats up Triton)Ha!You should die!Loser! Triton : Leave me alone! Neptune : Hey!Leave this dwarf planet alone! Bully : No!Let me beat him up again! Neptune : I’ll take away your money if you don’t let him go! Bully : Okay...Okay...(hands over Triton) Triton : I always wished to be a moon! Neptune : Well you are lucky! Other moons : Hi there!New brother! Triton : Hello! Neptune : But you have to collide with me in millions of years... Triton : It’s okay! Triton had a high relationship level with the other moons.They always play soccer with each other with their father Neptune being the arbitrator.Literally,the bully planet has been destroyed. (Find out in part 2 how) THE END

                • Pham Duy Anh
                  Pham Duy Anh  Hace 5 días

                  Part 2 Galatea : Wow , a letter from a planet bully. Triton : It’s one of my bullies!He is declaring a war for being caught bullying Triton! Halimede : I think he needs revenge!Let’s stick to plan A! Plan A! Neptune : So you need to hide somewhere and when he comes,we will jump on him .First,we need troops. Neptune invites the whole solar system ,including asteroids,meteors and comets and even moons. Bully : COME ON!WHERE ARE YOU,LOSERS?! Everyone jumps on him. Naiad : You don’t know how to make troops,huh? Bully : Oh yes! A troop of bodies smaller than him. Sun : Get that motherf****r! All : YOLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO... Bully : *ded* All : WOOOOOO! Larissa : Peace rules! The end

                  • Sweety Kiran
                    Sweety Kiran  Hace 5 días

                    POTATOES IN SPACE

                    • surearrow
                      surearrow  Hace 9 días

                      >> Boy, that was close! I just got off the phone with a Triton realtor to cancel the deal. Glad I saw this video!

                      • Conrad Garcia
                        Conrad Garcia  Hace 9 días

                        Triton Gone Die

                        • Jonas Medeiros
                          Jonas Medeiros  Hace 13 días

                          1:36 Don't worry Triton, we humans will save you before that happens.

                          • layyins world
                            layyins world  Hace 16 días

                            Neptune already base a ring but very very very thin

                            • Ivan Garcia
                              Ivan Garcia  Hace 17 días

                              Ah, back when Kurzgesagt talked about fun and cool space facts and not filling me with existential dread and fear

                              • Kurt
                                Kurt  Hace 18 días

                                I named our pet dog "Triton"

                                • EakiTurtle
                                  EakiTurtle  Hace 19 días

                                  So basically Triton was hanging out with his best friend in space when Neptune comes along and enslaves Triton, who puts up a fit and throws Neptune's other moons off. Neptune gets angry, so he decides to slow Triton down until it becomes a ring or crashes into Neptune. why do i feel bad for a dwarf planet/moon

                                  • earth you are here
                                    earth you are here  Hace 19 días

                                    This was MOON MAY

                                    • Yoloking Mapping
                                      Yoloking Mapping  Hace 20 días

                                      Neptune and triton arent going well on their relationship...

                                      • Not Roman Videos
                                        Not Roman Videos  Hace 21 un día

                                        short episode.

                                        • Kwinam Martinez
                                          Kwinam Martinez  Hace 29 días

                                          but its free real estate

                                          • ceeb2 thoj
                                            ceeb2 thoj  Hace un mes

                                            1:32 How does Triton do that?

                                            • ceeb2 thoj
                                              ceeb2 thoj  Hace un mes

                                              Please go back and see it because I made a mistake 1:24

                                              • Kabeer Bedi
                                                Kabeer Bedi  Hace un mes

                                                A black bird teaching humans about their own home. Also feeling said for Neptune's other moons before Triton.

                                                • Eamon Ahern
                                                  Eamon Ahern  Hace un mes

                                                  Spectacular in its simplicity

                                                  • jmaked 0
                                                    jmaked 0  Hace un mes

                                                    0:10 look at Proteus, Nice

                                                    • Gabriel Grada
                                                      Gabriel Grada  Hace un mes

                                                      Noooooooooo is our time

                                                      • Sanchit Desai
                                                        Sanchit Desai  Hace un mes

                                                        258 people are going to buy real estate on triton

                                                        • NeidalRuekk
                                                          NeidalRuekk  Hace un mes

                                                          Triton has 3 or 4 billion years in its' orbit still. You've got time for a quick visit, I imagine!

                                                          • Memetics
                                                            Memetics  Hace un mes

                                                            The end of this video and the first Moon video (MM 1) promote the "Pluto & Charon Explained" video. But that video doesn't appear to be available on ESclips. Was it published but later removed?

                                                            • PJ Masks FTW Powerpuff Girls Rocks

                                                              Neptune Has Over 14 Moons.

                                                              • Canadian Mapping
                                                                Canadian Mapping  Hace un mes

                                                                plot twist; Neptune will become a ring around Triton

                                                                • Elliot Tian
                                                                  Elliot Tian  Hace un mes

                                                                  DON"T BUY REAL ESTATE lol

                                                                  • Александр Чикин

                                                                    What triton is dwarf planet?

                                                                    • Kristina Anderson
                                                                      Kristina Anderson  Hace un mes

                                                                      what happened to the pluto and charon video :(

                                                                      • FnafFan 2006
                                                                        FnafFan 2006  Hace un mes

                                                                        Triton: it's so peaceful and quiet out here in the outer solar system Tritons planet friend: Yeah Neptune: WELL HI THERE Triton: WTF Triton Planet Friend: Umm Triton I'm being pulled away Triton: WHAT THE FRICK COME BACK Triton Planet Friend: I cant ( gets pills out into space ) AHHHHHH Triton: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Triton Gets pulled into Neptunes orbit Neptune: JOIN THE FAMILY

                                                                        • nexop clark gamer 9999 74444 prp

                                                                          I was your first subscriber ever

                                                                          • Joao Mi Miguel
                                                                            Joao Mi Miguel  Hace 2 meses

                                                                            Triton: **exists** Neptune: *ITS FREE REAL RING SYSTEM!*

                                                                            • Abdul Raouf Sbei
                                                                              Abdul Raouf Sbei  Hace 2 meses

                                                                              please make a short videos from time to time, that's better, but your whole videos are awesome!

                                                                              • Danna Pastrana
                                                                                Danna Pastrana  Hace 3 meses


                                                                                • Alaskan Mapping
                                                                                  Alaskan Mapping  Hace 3 meses

                                                                                  Just saying, its mm#4 not mm#3

                                                                                  • 谭锐齐
                                                                                    谭锐齐  Hace 3 meses

                                                                                    The 2019 Moon May is coming Up!

                                                                                    • Deepak Chauhan
                                                                                      Deepak Chauhan  Hace 3 meses

                                                                                      No short videos, Kurzegasagt.

                                                                                      • Plutune
                                                                                        Plutune  Hace 3 meses

                                                                                        I hate myself for saying this but Triton x Eris

                                                                                        • Kivanc Karaali
                                                                                          Kivanc Karaali  Hace 3 meses

                                                                                          Where was this video when I was buying real estate from Triton

                                                                                          • James Greaves
                                                                                            James Greaves  Hace 3 meses

                                                                                            more long videos

                                                                                            • GMP Studios
                                                                                              GMP Studios  Hace 3 meses

                                                                                              Mr.Neptune, I don't feel so good.

                                                                                              • ytc youtube cat
                                                                                                ytc youtube cat  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                It's MM4

                                                                                                • miner0828
                                                                                                  miner0828  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                  but what if its free real estate

                                                                                                  • MOTH
                                                                                                    MOTH  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                    0:00 woah calm down there can be only one

                                                                                                    • 허준
                                                                                                      허준  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                      결론 왜이래 ㅡ,.ㅡ) ㅋㅋㅋ

                                                                                                      • xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx
                                                                                                        xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                        Triton: i love u Dwarf planet: i love u too Suddenly Neptune came into the Solar system violently Neptune: MOVE BITCHES!!!1!1!1 GO AWAY YOU UGLY THING! HEY YOU!, YOU ARE NOW MY SLAVE MUAHAHAHA

                                                                                                        • Zain4s
                                                                                                          Zain4s  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                          0:11 So apparently Sword Art Online is a moon

                                                                                                          • 5upremists
                                                                                                            5upremists  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                            “wrong” direction

                                                                                                            • NICHOLAS LE
                                                                                                              NICHOLAS LE  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                              It says it’s number 3 but Pluto’s moons is number 3

                                                                                                              • ytc youtube cat
                                                                                                                ytc youtube cat  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                Neptune has a ring but it's camiflaged

                                                                                                                • ytc youtube cat
                                                                                                                  ytc youtube cat  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                  We did not get Pluto explained yet

                                                                                                                  • Lyx
                                                                                                                    Lyx  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                    What if Earth was Earths moon?

                                                                                                                    • rekilu
                                                                                                                      rekilu  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                      Poor S/2004 N1, all the other moons get cool greek names but it's too small for one.

                                                                                                                      • ᘿᕲᘺᗩᖇᕲ ᒪᓰᘻ ᗩᘉᓰᘻᗩᖶᓰᓍᘉS

                                                                                                                        1 like : 1 chance of Trexit

                                                                                                                        • Canadian Mapping
                                                                                                                          Canadian Mapping  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                          The Neptunian union is killing triton *WE NEED TREXIT*

                                                                                                                          • David Legend
                                                                                                                            David Legend  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                            Triton:la la la lala Neptune: COME HERE BOY!!! Triton: OOF

                                                                                                                            • Lazy Murfy
                                                                                                                              Lazy Murfy  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                              Protheus diameter is 420km i bet we can find some thc on it

                                                                                                                              • Ambitious Idiot
                                                                                                                                Ambitious Idiot  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                                Damn, so my apartment in downtown Triton will depreciate?

                                                                                                                                • KiD Gameri
                                                                                                                                  KiD Gameri  Hace 4 meses

                                                                                                                                  Hey kurzgesagt! I think it should be interesting for us if you make a 2019-Moon May! Or why you don’t make Moon May every year?

                                                                                                                                  • Sanchit Priyadarshi
                                                                                                                                    Sanchit Priyadarshi  Hace 5 meses

                                                                                                                                    Don't buy real estate on Triton !!🤣🤣🤣

                                                                                                                                    • The Flaming Wolfgang
                                                                                                                                      The Flaming Wolfgang  Hace 5 meses

                                                                                                                                      How about Saturn September?

                                                                                                                                      • M12GProductions
                                                                                                                                        M12GProductions  Hace 5 meses

                                                                                                                                        So Neptune is Triton's bitchy girlfriend?

                                                                                                                                        • Yellow LAVA
                                                                                                                                          Yellow LAVA  Hace 5 meses

                                                                                                                                          Why does every moon have to crash into it's parent planet

                                                                                                                                          • Emirhan Ozyilmaz
                                                                                                                                            Emirhan Ozyilmaz  Hace 5 meses

                                                                                                                                            turkce ceviriyi kim yapti lan! kendi dilimi unutuyordum amk

                                                                                                                                            • Alb Bla
                                                                                                                                              Alb Bla  Hace 5 meses

                                                                                                                                              Usually all Russian Subtitles for all Kurgesagt videos are perfectly right. But, for this video they are impossible incorrect. When i tryed to change them i`ve seen that this function blocked because russian subtitles already added by owner. These subtitles makes people confused. _____________________ Обычно все русские субтитры для всех видео Kurgesagt совершенно правильные. Но для этого видео они некорректны. Когда я попытался изменить их, я увидел, что эта функция заблокирована, поскольку русские субтитры уже добавлены владельцем. Эти субтитры приводят людей в замешательство.

                                                                                                                                              • Yubi K.
                                                                                                                                                Yubi K.  Hace 5 meses


                                                                                                                                                • Call me wil pls
                                                                                                                                                  Call me wil pls  Hace 5 meses

                                                                                                                                                  Triton:ey Neptune:youre mine now Triton:wtf Neptune:shhh let it happen Triton:SEND HELP Pluto:hehe thats what you get for saying im a dwarf Charon:thats it im taking the kids

                                                                                                                                                  • Federal Republic of Central America Mapper

                                                                                                                                                    actualy neptune had allready rings only that you can't see them

                                                                                                                                                    • Langus langus
                                                                                                                                                      Langus langus  Hace 6 meses

                                                                                                                                                      • Ahmed Celep
                                                                                                                                                        Ahmed Celep  Hace 6 meses

                                                                                                                                                        Türkçe altyazıda emeği geçen herkesin amına koyayım.

                                                                                                                                                        • Ayaan Khan
                                                                                                                                                          Ayaan Khan  Hace 7 meses

                                                                                                                                                          Triton: I want more than 5,115 km 6239 km *Moon puff* Triton:Yay *Splitting* 5,435 Moon:Triton are you bigger than me!?. Triton 1.5:let's battle asteroids 🗡 🛡🏹 Powerful

                                                                                                                                                          • Ulaş D
                                                                                                                                                            Ulaş D  Hace 7 meses

                                                                                                                                                            Altyazi rezalet olmuş

                                                                                                                                                            • vj BAGO
                                                                                                                                                              vj BAGO  Hace 7 meses

                                                                                                                                                              Why our moon not name

                                                                                                                                                              • brachypelmasmith
                                                                                                                                                                brachypelmasmith  Hace 7 meses

                                                                                                                                                                how do we know triton was in double system before, and not a solo planet?

                                                                                                                                                                • Aryan Yadav
                                                                                                                                                                  Aryan Yadav  Hace 7 meses

                                                                                                                                                                  Triton destroyed all moons of Neptune and now Neptune is taking revenge 😂😂😂

                                                                                                                                                                  • 3 Minute History
                                                                                                                                                                    3 Minute History  Hace 7 meses

                                                                                                                                                                    why couldn't Triton leave Neptune and the other small moon join Neptune