Black Holes are WAY Smaller than You Think

Hi, everybody, this is black hole M87. NGC 4486 or Virgo A, it’s a supermassive black hole and the first ever seen by our jelly-filled light buckets. Virgo a is six and a half million times more massive than our Sun. But like, how big is it not like how massive but like how large […]

What If the Sun Was Twice Smaller

Hello, earthlings! I’m Alan, and I live in the same Solar System as you do. But the chances we’ll ever meet are almost non-existent since your and my Solar Systems exist in parallel worlds! And in my world, people do NOT live on Earth because our Sun is twice smaller than yours! What’s the connection? […]

What Secrets Are Hiding on Jupiter’s Moons?

Jupiter could be considered an independent solar system, only in miniature form. The gas giant has the same basic ingredients as the sun and is surrounded by dozens of geologically diverse moons. Out of the 79 confirmed surrounding Jupiter, four ancient moons have astronomers really excited because they offer up some of the most distinctive […]

What If There Was No Gravity for 1 Minute

Remember that unsatisfactory feeling as a kid when you’d try to jump in the air as high as possible, and something brings you back to the ground? Well, that “something” is your Mother. No wait, it’s everybody’s mother, which is Gravity. Like your mother, it’s always there, it never changes, and you can’t break it’s […]

What If There Was No Electricity for a Year

So, you’re sitting at home watching some top-notch Bright Side videos and sipping on hot chocolate. Hey few things in life are better! Nothing bodes trouble… until your screen suddenly goes black! “What the…” You move the mouse. Nothing. Push the power button. Still, no life. “Ah, must’ve accidentally knocked the cord out of the […]

Neutron Stars – The Most Extreme Things that are not Black Holes

Neutron stars are one of the most extreme and violent things in the universe. Giant atomic nuclei, only a few kilometers in diameter, but as massive as stars. And they owe their existence to the death of something majestic. [Intro music] Stars exist because of a fragile balance. The mass of millions of billions of […]

What If Your Weight Was Just 2 Lbs (1 Kg)

Here’s something scaly: The heaviest person in the world weighs 282 times more than the lightest one. Oops, yes I was referring to the other kind of scale, to measure weight? A person’s weight changes during the day. On Mars people will weigh less than on Earth. And how would our lives change if we […]

What If The Sun Disappeared?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Gravity is a property of matter, anything with mass. This includes the Moon, Earth, Jupiter, the Sun, and even you – your body. In fact, if you kinda like somebody, have them stand 3/4 of a millimeter away from you. At that distance, cumulatively, every atom in your body and every […]