What if We Nuke the Moon?

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What would happen if we were to detonate a very very powerful nuclear weapon on the moon? Would the explosion knock its orbit towards earth, causing tidal waves and misery? Could the moon be destroyed, showering the earth in a rain of meteoric death?
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    • Gian Carlo Morbeck

      Gian Carlo Morbeck

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      Birb

    • P A I N T

      P A I N T

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      12,020

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      Josh Reuben Bezuidenhout

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      Do a video on the Fibonacci sequence

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      Join hamster Cult

      2 сарын өмнө

      are y-you coming back????????

    • Leenks Barrow

      Leenks Barrow

      2 сарын өмнө

      Add subs pls

  2. Stephen Kyle Torzar

    Stephen Kyle Torzar

    8 минутын өмнө

    awww cute baby duck

  3. Stephen Kyle Torzar

    Stephen Kyle Torzar

    9 минутын өмнө

    so maybe we should not do that Brazil And Americans: YOU NUKE IS GOING TO BRAZIL AND MOON

  4. SuiCash

    SuiCash

    26 минутын өмнө

    NO!, NOT THE MUSHROOM!

  5. Chris Houghton

    Chris Houghton

    Цагийн өмнө

    Right ok. So we just aren’t going to talk about the year mentioned in this video? 🤔

  6. Rat Smacker

    Rat Smacker

    2 цагийн өмнө

    The quality of kurzgesagt animation has increased so much, it's insane

  7. Junting Chen

    Junting Chen

    3 цагийн өмнө

    did anyone see the gorilla kissing the nuclear button

  8. Minør

    Minør

    8 цагийн өмнө

    Well... The moon has no atmosphere... So... Very bad

  9. Jacob Bonner

    Jacob Bonner

    12 цагийн өмнө

    WOAH A MUSHY MUSHY MUSHROOOOOOOOOOOOM

  10. Goggleasay

    Goggleasay

    12 цагийн өмнө

    woww

  11. Jannes Wilmink

    Jannes Wilmink

    17 цагийн өмнө

    "What if we nuke the moon?" Skaven: Write that down, write-note that down!

  12. BaDaBoom

    BaDaBoom

    18 цагийн өмнө

    nukes are fucking amazing

  13. #CommandingAnimations

    #CommandingAnimations

    19 цагийн өмнө

    7:13 The Moon:Thannks :>

  14. vikas3214

    vikas3214

    20 цагийн өмнө

    I like kurzgesagt 😎😎😎🤩❤️⭐️⭐️✅😃😃😍😍😘👌🏻👌🏻😀😘😍

  15. BravoRomeo YT

    BravoRomeo YT

    23 цагийн өмнө

    neil armstrong would be mad at you

  16. Snowy Ren

    Snowy Ren

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Ad 2020

  17. Mateo Lucas

    Mateo Lucas

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Where are all the subs?

  18. Rutvikk.A.K

    Rutvikk.A.K

    Өдрийн өмнө

    First it was the Mariana trench. Then a city. And now the moon. Pls nuke up the sun next 😂

  19. movie archives

    movie archives

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Might as well blow ourselves up if that happens

  20. Thạnh Phạm

    Thạnh Phạm

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Science stupid Science doesn't know Every second the Sun emits billions billions billions ^ billion of lightning 0.1 voltage produces sunlight 1 positron + attracts 1 electron -- create A voltage of 0.1 lightning

  21. Otgonchimeg Bazarragchaa

    Otgonchimeg Bazarragchaa

    Өдрийн өмнө

    burn plant: 230c burn wood: 600c fire: 422c coldest plasma: 3000c

  22. Thạnh Phạm

    Thạnh Phạm

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Science stupid Science doesn't Jupiter is developing to create the Sun The Earth is about to have tw Suns

  23. Sigit

    Sigit

    Өдрийн өмнө

    0:06

  24. Cupcake Kitten

    Cupcake Kitten

    Өдрийн өмнө

    “What if we nuke the moon?” I would be unhappy.

  25. Adam

    Adam

    Өдрийн өмнө

    so in a nucular strike on the moon the most dangerous thing (other than being on the moon at the time) would be the storm of mini asteroids launched into space/

  26. Rania Assal Del Valle

    Rania Assal Del Valle

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Sweet. Now let's do that, but with 1,000 nukes instead of 1.

  27. TheGameking95

    TheGameking95

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Sottotitoli in italiano no?

  28. Marco Ceccarelli

    Marco Ceccarelli

    Өдрийн өмнө

    This is so cool!

  29. Tsung-sau Gam

    Tsung-sau Gam

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Kurzgesagt : we make science videos Also kurzgesagt : lol shoot shoot nuke nuke

  30. minaco Mco

    minaco Mco

    Өдрийн өмнө

    We need arabic version of this channel

  31. DJInferno

    DJInferno

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I'M GONNA PISS ON THE MOON

    • Zarif Rifaat

      Zarif Rifaat

      Өдрийн өмнө

      Moon be like, oh no just give me the nuclear **gulps** oh, thats kinda nice isn't it.

  32. iiOqvnu

    iiOqvnu

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I LOVE THE DUCK PLUSHY!!!!!

  33. WillMakeSame

    WillMakeSame

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    You timed that sound effect for the shockwave on earth so well! It fits so well!

  34. Eba Andie

    Eba Andie

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    The modern engine microscopically compete because lake univariately blind about a nauseating gymnast. upset, four frail surfboard

  35. Don't get sued

    Don't get sued

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Cod players: Hey I've seen this one. Kurzgesagt: But its brand new

  36. Liam Setz

    Liam Setz

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    5:09 megalovania plays

  37. Nicolas Enriquez

    Nicolas Enriquez

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Hey what happened with the subtitles?

  38. Augenstein

    Augenstein

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    What if we needed to alter the moon's orbit to account for mockingbirds? Would all of the nukes in the world at once be able to do it?

  39. Cole Mazepa

    Cole Mazepa

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    short story: moon dies

  40. pixelplayz34

    pixelplayz34

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    7:21 WHY ISN'T THAT BOOK JUST ONE SHEET OF PAPER?

  41. drip succubus • 2,000 years ago

    drip succubus • 2,000 years ago

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    elon, NO

  42. JASMINE NG

    JASMINE NG

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Can you discover end of the world

  43. Amirano Faizal

    Amirano Faizal

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    IT DOESNT HAVE SUBTITLES NOOOOOOOOOOOO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  44. Aostrele

    Aostrele

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    All the dislikes are from the people who didn’t like the video

  45. Ualisson Monteiro

    Ualisson Monteiro

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    The Expanse season 6: nuke the moon

  46. Gabriel Sylar

    Gabriel Sylar

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    2020 was fun though

  47. Ramonique Mullings

    Ramonique Mullings

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    To all the birds that died in this video.

  48. Gheorghe Blanaru

    Gheorghe Blanaru

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Okay... It seems clear to me the next step: What happens if we nuke the sun 😅😂

  49. John Meredith

    John Meredith

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Me: only one more video My brain: 7:09

  50. JayJ

    JayJ

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    So This Is How To Break Bedrock In Minecraft

  51. Reese Phillips

    Reese Phillips

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    This guy answers the questions we all wonder

  52. Drt Dgr The Utahraptor

    Drt Dgr The Utahraptor

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    America : “ What would be a good place for a nuclear test? “ Kurzgesagt : I got ya fam

  53. PenguinPlayzGam

    PenguinPlayzGam

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    if we nuke the moon every alien and Neil Armstrong,s boots will die

  54. Stach man

    Stach man

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    who keeps giveing these people nukes?

  55. Nishit Kusalkar

    Nishit Kusalkar

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Why even create and use nukes ?

  56. Rash

    Rash

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I did not think that a nuke would create a quake all over the moon. Is the moon just small or are nukes more powerful than I thought?

    • Daniel

      Daniel

      5 цагийн өмнө

      The first American atom bomb test destroyed windows and part of the wall the observers were hiding behind. Of course part of that was an aerial shock wave but there were minor earthquakes hundreds of miles away. And that was a thousand times weaker than today’s Strategic weapons built by the same country.

    • Daniel

      Daniel

      5 цагийн өмнө

      On Earth such a bomb in a deep canyon could create building destroying earthquakes over a continent away. That doesn’t mean the whole continent or Earth itself. It would be much weaker than magnetic effects the moon has on Earth whenever it gets close or changes angles. Volcanoes and meteorites are also far more powerful than any nuke could be.

    • Daniel

      Daniel

      5 цагийн өмнө

      It depends on whether they detonated near the moons crust or not. And any atomic device that isn’t a complicated thermonuclear contraption would be almost a thousand times weaker. 50 megatons is way too powerful to be delivered by the biggest missles the USA invented, just to give a sense of scale. And this thought experiment supposes 100 megatons. The explosion was inside of a crater which should do more damage to the moon than exploding just anywhere on the surface. Now there aren’t as many attempts to calculate explosions in space as on Earth so there’s no way of being certain what would happen. But based on the data the channel was discussing it seems possible? Perhaps.

    • Lord Bertox

      Lord Bertox

      16 цагийн өмнө

      The example uses a 100 megatons bomb. The biggest ever built was the tzar bomb with 50 mt. Tattical are less than 10 mt. Maybe is because of this idk

    • Roaringbeardragon

      Roaringbeardragon

      Өдрийн өмнө

      BOTH

  57. WATASHI WA OKAMIDESU

    WATASHI WA OKAMIDESU

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Cadê o closed caption pt BR ?

  58. Noob Gamez

    Noob Gamez

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    4:40 “bedrock is turned to rubble” Minecraft players: *impossible*

  59. PlayStationGamerBoy 3000

    PlayStationGamerBoy 3000

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Me: sees thumbnail My brain: “But why, why would you do that.”

  60. Ez Code

    Ez Code

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    These animations are amazing!

  61. Jackson Yu

    Jackson Yu

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Indeed ' A flaming star of nuclear death '

  62. Milutin Đorđević

    Milutin Đorđević

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Let's do it!!!!!!!!!

  63. Jalpa Auplia

    Jalpa Auplia

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    New idea:what if we neku a stars

  64. Bijoy Chandra Roy

    Bijoy Chandra Roy

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    im just vibing with the bgm

  65. ailton bsj

    ailton bsj

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Where's the english subtitles? There's no subtitles at all in this vídeo. All your videos that I already watched has subtitles. Improve acessibility for brazilian people trying to see something with quality. Congragulations! You're the best channel I ever see in the MNmore.

  66. Manas Sarkar

    Manas Sarkar

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    "The Moonquake"

  67. Peter Worley

    Peter Worley

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    What if... we stop making cheese for a year?

  68. Peter Worley

    Peter Worley

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    i was gonna nuke the moon on Friday night. but i need a 3amp fuse, will someone go down the store and get me one.. the Ultimate Nullifier needs it.

  69. Shaemus T

    Shaemus T

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    bomb looks like a butt plug. just gonna say.

  70. Rik Vermeer

    Rik Vermeer

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    I've wondered some times about the amount of oxygen we have to bring to Titan to blow up all the hydrogen to see what it looks like. But hey, I also fantasize about ending up at the edge of space or close to a neutron star. It's not evil, just destructive... and nature is already running around there with candles anyway

  71. Cosmesdragon 14

    Cosmesdragon 14

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    what would happen if you did get hit by one of the pebble meteorites from the moon debree?

  72. Pr0tat03s The Pr0tat03

    Pr0tat03s The Pr0tat03

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Kurzgesagt should make a game, the equal share of humor and education would go well into a game, not to mention the animation style.

  73. calo Zheng

    calo Zheng

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    am i the only one who actually likes those "minimalistic posters"? i feel like the simplicity within them is perfect lol

  74. Toxic

    Toxic

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    The real question is why would we do this?

  75. kipzzz

    kipzzz

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    "bedrock is pulverised to rubble" impossible

  76. La Al

    La Al

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Umbrella academy?

  77. mark furniss

    mark furniss

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    The exciting exclusive club consequently ignore because sardine electrophysiologically explode as a giant tights. erratic, unique tank

  78. Stekku

    Stekku

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Could you even nuke a moon when space dosen't have oxygen

  79. Daffa-D

    Daffa-D

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    "bedrock is pulverised to rubble" my life was a lie.

    • Guilio McEwan's Space

      Guilio McEwan's Space

      Өдрийн өмнө

      You win the best comment by far. I just dont think others got te joke. 👍👍👍

    • Roaringbeardragon

      Roaringbeardragon

      Өдрийн өмнө

      @Companion well yes but actually no

    • Companion

      Companion

      Өдрийн өмнө

      @Roaringbeardragon what’s that? Tons of TNT?

    • Roaringbeardragon

      Roaringbeardragon

      Өдрийн өмнө

      Its the sheer power of nuclear weapons

    • Daffa-D

      Daffa-D

      Өдрийн өмнө

      true lol

  80. Rubin Chavarria

    Rubin Chavarria

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Wow . Lots of birds got roasted

  81. Leqz

    Leqz

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    That'll be a hot cheese

  82. Juicy

    Juicy

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    how to Kurzgesagt: - be smart - can animate - add birds done

    • Aero ???

      Aero ???

      3 өдрийн өмнө

      Bird

  83. True Gamer

    True Gamer

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    TL:DR : it would be a giant ball of radioactive death for a few moments, then a space shotgun but the bullets are radioactive.

  84. Stephen Kyle Torzar

    Stephen Kyle Torzar

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    just like the explosion of the zero point it gets so op it destroyed the fortnite map as a nuke

  85. Moon

    Moon

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    please dont nuke me

  86. queen g

    queen g

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    but what about time? how much time would all of this take to happen? for the bomb to arrive, for it to explode and desappear or for the pieces of moon to eventually arrive about here or to fall back on the moon's surface

  87. BoxBreaker

    BoxBreaker

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Moral of the story- don't nuke the moon, idiots.

  88. Gareth Emmanuel Grey

    Gareth Emmanuel Grey

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Dr. Robotnik is serious when he says he's gonna piss on the moon.

  89. AngryMiner5704

    AngryMiner5704

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    WHY ARE THERE NO SUBTITLES bruh

  90. lkaelan olxeve

    lkaelan olxeve

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    The addicted farm thessaly ruin because shoulder naturally fetch afore a rotten explanation. round, ten eyebrow

  91. adam whittaker

    adam whittaker

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    What if we detonated ALL THE BOMBS on the moon

  92. Z Man

    Z Man

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Monke hold button

  93. Sans

    Sans

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    nuke: **lands on moon** nuke: おまえはもう死んでいる。

    • Egotistical Diluc main

      Egotistical Diluc main

      Өдрийн өмнө

      何!?

  94. Paul Morissette

    Paul Morissette

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    And totally ruin the earth...

  95. Stephen Kyle Torzar

    Stephen Kyle Torzar

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    lets pushthe batton

  96. HahaArachnophobiaGoBrrr

    HahaArachnophobiaGoBrrr

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Is in nuke moon of died of raccition

  97. HahaArachnophobiaGoBrrr

    HahaArachnophobiaGoBrrr

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    GET OUT BILL NYE

    • HahaArachnophobiaGoBrrr

      HahaArachnophobiaGoBrrr

      5 өдрийн өмнө

      -,,...

  98. Nasir Chaudhry

    Nasir Chaudhry

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    umbrella academy vibes

  99. DJP 19287

    DJP 19287

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    NO MUSHROOM CLOUD THATS THE BEST PART OF NUKEING PEOPLE

  100. ALEXANDROS ELEFTHERIADIS

    ALEXANDROS ELEFTHERIADIS

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    what if we nuke our immagination ?

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