What Is Something?

  • Published: 23 December 2015
  • What is something? On the most fundamental level thinkable, what are things? Why are things? And why do things behave the way they do?

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    • Aaryam Dev
      Aaryam Dev  2 weeks back

      @BoonandBoo Channel haha...this is what we call 'The theory of incompleteness'. Google it.

    • BoonandBoo Channel
      BoonandBoo Channel  3 weeks back

      i want to ask something
      what is out side of the universe

    • Aaryam Dev
      Aaryam Dev  2 months back

      @Oguz Tanatar Anytime brother!! 👍

    • Oguz Tanatar
      Oguz Tanatar  2 months back

      @Aaryam Dev Thank you for this insightful conversation.

  • benito mussolini
    benito mussolini  9 hours back

    But what are quarks made of? If there are strings, there would be the same question: what are strings made of?

    • TON 618
      TON 618  1 days back

      And still people say "God created everything"

      • apoiador de lobos
        apoiador de lobos  2 days back

        2:29 im on the phone while on a vacation

        • High Haaaaays
          High Haaaaays  4 days back

          Watched to get some answers, left with more questions!

          • High Haaaaays
            High Haaaaays  4 days back

            Watched to get some answers, left with more questions!

            • OrenWD
              OrenWD  4 days back

              everything kurzgesagt talks about is really big or small, fast or slow, powerful or weak. nothing is around a normal scale xd

              • I Like YouTube.
                I Like YouTube.  1 days back

                Well said evey thing is not a concept any1 can grasp but we want to know what something is tho

            • OrenWD
              OrenWD  4 days back

              everything kurzgesagt talks about is really big or small, fast or slow, powerful or weak. nothing is around a normal scale xd

              • Noxmiles
                Noxmiles  5 days back

                I also have a little kink.

                • bisi kuku
                  bisi kuku  5 days back

                  wait won't they break into other quarks if not imma mad

                  • Yuna Cheung
                    Yuna Cheung  5 days back

                    Kurzgesagt:Everything is made of matter
                    Me:so nothings don't matter

                    • squidy random
                      squidy random  6 days back

                      Everything is made of *MEMES*

                      • Darwinian Life
                        Darwinian Life  6 days back

                        4:43 what a quote.

                        • A Random weeb
                          A Random weeb  7 days back

                          Elementary particles are made of our hopes and dreams

                          That's why it's so small

                          • eF HAVoc
                            eF HAVoc  1 weeks back


                            Thats enough internet for today, goodnight

                            • eF HAVoc
                              eF HAVoc  1 weeks back

                              Drill Instructor: 0:12

                              Me: SIR, I AM MA-

                              Drill Instructor: You are matter, which is made of molecules, which are made of atoms...

                              Me: ...

                              • Mine Rine Gaming
                                Mine Rine Gaming  1 weeks back

                                Hey, I have a question. What are leptons quarks and bosons made of?

                                Or does abs nothing make up them?

                                What makes up gravity?

                                What is outside of space?

                                So many questions:)

                                • Javier O'Brien aka Jvman0524

                                  So we can’t have any antigravity anything like hover cars or hoverboard?

                                  • haet1422
                                    haet1422  1 weeks back

                                    Love this channel

                                    • Ayush Pathak
                                      Ayush Pathak  2 weeks back

                                      2:30 was offensive

                                      • Chinmay Ram
                                        Chinmay Ram  2 weeks back

                                        Why is there a something?

                                      • Ashok kumar
                                        Ashok kumar  2 weeks back

                                        I see all the comments here and it reminds me of a wise Tamil writer "Sujatha" words. "A lizard in the wall has no ability to understand why the bulb in the wall glows". Legend he is.

                                        • Ashok kumar
                                          Ashok kumar  2 weeks back

                                          One word i can say about this video.


                                          • Ashok kumar
                                            Ashok kumar  2 weeks back

                                            Oh!!! There you guys still promoting existential crisis!!!!!

                                            • William T-R
                                              William T-R  2 weeks back

                                              I am not using a computer, I'm using a phone

                                              • Kitentialenergy
                                                Kitentialenergy  2 weeks back

                                                What does the word Kurzgesegt mean in english? Can anyone tell me?

                                                • Kitentialenergy
                                                  Kitentialenergy  1 weeks back

                                                  Lara M. Thanks from india

                                                • Lara M.
                                                  Lara M.  1 weeks back

                                                  Well, it means "telled shortly" in German.

                                              • FLUORINE
                                                FLUORINE  3 weeks back

                                                My brain hurts.

                                                • Plz sub I need money
                                                  Plz sub I need money  3 weeks back


                                                  • XyrusVon Manalansan
                                                    XyrusVon Manalansan  3 weeks back

                                                    when he said "your just a disturbance" the way your mother says it..

                                                    • Danny Trent
                                                      Danny Trent  3 weeks back

                                                      When we take a look to see nothing, where are those energy fields coming from?

                                                      • Sharp Dressed Meme
                                                        Sharp Dressed Meme  3 weeks back

                                                        and what is a quark made of

                                                        • Enceladus saturn's son
                                                          Enceladus saturn's son  3 weeks back

                                                          2:30 uhh i already doing somethink like orbiting my daddy saturn

                                                          • Alez Trocaru
                                                            Alez Trocaru  3 weeks back

                                                            I LOVE YOU GUYS

                                                            • A SINGLE CLAP
                                                              A SINGLE CLAP  3 weeks back

                                                              Vsauce: * NOW THIS SOUNDS LIKE QUESTION FOR ME*

                                                              • Vance Biondo
                                                                Vance Biondo  3 weeks back

                                                                🙄😣 I need drugs on this title 👈 smoke weed come back to here your answer ON THIS TITLE SUR☝️

                                                                • I Like YouTube.
                                                                  I Like YouTube.  3 weeks back

                                                                  So what this video is teaching is nothing become something thru a disturbance of space and energy to create everything well kurgeasgt is something else tho lol.

                                                                  • QRmana QRM
                                                                    QRmana QRM  4 weeks back

                                                                    How did something come from nothing?

                                                                    • I Like YouTube.
                                                                      I Like YouTube.  3 weeks back

                                                                      ~By the law of forces maybe as kurgeasgt explained but I think something has to exist first of all to make something thrs a flaw in this something video tho I just can't put my finger on it tho lol.

                                                                  • Jackpot Melody
                                                                    Jackpot Melody  4 weeks back

                                                                    1:16 this annoys me for some reason...
                                                                    it's not in the Kurzgesagt animation style... why outlines? why gradients? aaaa

                                                                    • Yankee Gohome
                                                                      Yankee Gohome  4 weeks back

                                                                      So The Force is real!

                                                                      • Loubinaddict
                                                                        Loubinaddict  4 weeks back

                                                                        Well I just learned the fundamentals of the Universe in 5 min......what do I do now with my life?

                                                                      • KlootzakPino
                                                                        KlootzakPino  1 months back

                                                                        Will i learn this when i go to university to study medicine?

                                                                        • Martin Delgado
                                                                          Martin Delgado  1 months back

                                                                          I was 13 back then when I watched this video, I didn't even understand, now I'm punching a wall freaking out like "wow, this is so exciting and entertaining" I understand it

                                                                          • freshapplenews
                                                                            freshapplenews  1 months back

                                                                            what are the fields made of? who made the field?

                                                                            • Internet_Web_Collections
                                                                              Internet_Web_Collections  1 months back

                                                                              the computer is a machine that happens to be discovered in a solitary rhythm
                                                                              individuals then happen to be building cultures and conversations to program the mind;
                                                                              results then customized virtual values are processed in the form of drawings, sound, video making the induction mass conflict;
                                                                              later, open source concepts are presented as being more efficient than famous brand companies fueled by world wide developers
                                                                              instigating the subject of fame to adapt failed conversations by building user titles on favors to inductors;

                                                                              a thing then becomes expressed as the conduct of the activity and realities cause a wave of induction causing a disturbance to pay attention to new contracted inductors;
                                                                              productivity with the computer is then manipulated to process the cultural sayings;

                                                                              • Carter Marcelo
                                                                                Carter Marcelo  1 months back

                                                                                2:35 Can you repeat that to me 50 billion more times? My mind keeps short circuiting.

                                                                                • Nop vlogs
                                                                                  Nop vlogs  1 months back

                                                                                  Haha jokes on you Im using a phone

                                                                                  • Regine Young
                                                                                    Regine Young  1 months back

                                                                                    I heard quarks in another video
                                                                                    2:37 wait pause the cube’s shadow is a circle but it is a different shape from the cube

                                                                                    • DaggerStorm
                                                                                      DaggerStorm  1 months back

                                                                                      Haha LOSER im onna phone