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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    • Spixey
      Spixey

      Indonesia translete

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      Ez Name

      @Vibun Ai Chuan cho người khác có 9 OK

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      Kpop Scenario

      Hiiii

    • Emmanuel Morency
      Emmanuel Morency

      What if you made an app where you can design your own birbs

    • SpectralStriker
      SpectralStriker

      The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  • DeltaPrism
    DeltaPrism

    4:52 *O O P S*

  • Marcelin pain et vin
    Marcelin pain et vin

    I loved the sound design and the slow motions in this video

  • ccc310
    ccc310

    Should've detonated the "fireball visible from half of South America" bomb

  • Tom
    Tom

    Nuke NY and LA less cost more benefit.

  • Gamerslife4me
    Gamerslife4me

    Damn I am proud of the fact that humans didn't try this lol.

  • LEKH Genius
    LEKH Genius

    What if all nuclear bomb exploded on deep sea

  • Inigo Chicano
    Inigo Chicano

    How to break bedrock: nuke it

  • Zadem
    Zadem

    I love hearing that voice ❤️

  • Extremely Salty Player
    Extremely Salty Player

    The Soviet thermonuclear bomb "Tsar Bomba" had a yield of around 50 Mt. It is the strongest weapon ever detonated in history. But if they had used a uranium-238 fusion tamper, it would have a yield of 100 Mt like in the video

  • Sankalp Singhal
    Sankalp Singhal

    People who are new to Kurzgesagt: year 12,020? Me: You wouldn't get it.

  • Harraz Aqail
    Harraz Aqail

    Human: We must find a way to stop this pandemic!!! Meanwhile Kurgesagt: What if we nuke the moon

  • edgar q
    edgar q

    if we nuke the moon Saiyans wont be able to turn into great apes

  • Konrad's world
    Konrad's world

    WWspace...

  • Dababy Official
    Dababy Official

    Koro Sensei would be proud

  • DuckyGoMoo
    DuckyGoMoo

    dont nujke moon please

  • Error file
    Error file

    We've got the nukes so might as well try it

  • Sau Yat Samuel Chan
    Sau Yat Samuel Chan

    more

  • Bellum Iverson
    Bellum Iverson

    He said “and a flaming star of nuclear death is born” WAY too casually lmao

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    Maria Rodriguez

    The efficient technician frustratingly wobble because australian wailly undress failing a torpid diaphragm. opposite, quack storm

  • Richard Garcia
    Richard Garcia

    Who’s we

  • Diablo Eyes
    Diablo Eyes

    The moon aliens won’t be very happy

  • Fish Cncrt
    Fish Cncrt

    OR COULD THE * Kurzgesagt intro plays * ... or that

  • Theoatrical
    Theoatrical

    *softly* Don’t.

  • Creeper XNET Gaming
    Creeper XNET Gaming

    I really don't know

  • Declan Pomeroy
    Declan Pomeroy

    the moon needs some FREEDOM!

  • lazybones97
    lazybones97

    God: **gifts moon** America: *yes.*

  • That mobile pro 24
    That mobile pro 24

    There is no oxygen in space how can this be possiblr

  • davey
    davey

    No one's talking about how wholesome the outro was

  • Rudraksh Umrao
    Rudraksh Umrao

    But make if it moon blast

  • Rudraksh Umrao
    Rudraksh Umrao

    Wow

  • Daniel
    Daniel

    We got nukes out the yin yang, would you miss it? Would you miss it?

  • jirehtheprovider
    jirehtheprovider

    Welp, cue in Legend of Zelda Majora's mask in 0:09. NOt again

  • Kaliah Foreman
    Kaliah Foreman

    I’ve loved this channel ever since we started watching it in science class.

  • Bally Bakehouse
    Bally Bakehouse

    Kurzgesat: people that can see it will not survive the ironising waves of radiation Me watching this explosion with a telescope and another behind that telescope: your wrong

  • Tim Cartwright
    Tim Cartwright

    1 that one x1000 what would happen?

  • Fortnite Mason
    Fortnite Mason

    We nuked a radiation belt

  • Bin
    Bin

    “While bedrock is pulverized to rubble” Minecraft players: Nani?

  • nej nej
    nej nej

    They should do it during the day

  • Purijak Sasombat
    Purijak Sasombat

    One question... Why??

  • The_MaddestLad
    The_MaddestLad

    do i reference the umbrella academy or eggman pissing on the moon…?

  • Kyle
    Kyle

    Besides being curious, the animation is what draws me in. Love the art style.

  • TheDR
    TheDR

    This video gives me goosebumps just like how I watch interstellar....

  • Amen Mazhoud
    Amen Mazhoud

    Sokka would be saaaaad

  • Luka Marko
    Luka Marko

    Mmmmmmmm scinceeeeeeee

  • Pola & Tiger
    Pola & Tiger

    A happy boring year to all of you!

  • Zapato Cryz
    Zapato Cryz

    How come Piccolo can blow up the moon but can't blow up a Freeza?

  • Zapato Cryz
    Zapato Cryz

    If someone ever runs for office with the promise of sending a nuke to the moon, he's got my vote 🤝

  • the plumpert
    the plumpert

    I'm gunna test if this is accurate

  • Parker Morris
    Parker Morris

    If we nuked the moon it would probably knock it off course and hit a planet possible earth

  • Chris Gorszczyk
    Chris Gorszczyk

    What if we nuke Uranus?

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    J4ymzz

    You have gained my sub

  • Alli's production
    Alli's production

    Somewhere in a pararell universe: *what if we nuke the earth?*

  • Vineet Gupta
    Vineet Gupta

    Him at 4:28 : rocks shatter like water when the bomb strikes a**Pond**

  • Vineet Gupta
    Vineet Gupta

    Indian space center discovered that the moon had water The more you know

    • Aayush Gupta , 9 Tulip
      Aayush Gupta , 9 Tulip

      They said that. Moon has water because of the same reason earth has. And it was known for quite a time.

  • Flower fell frisk
    Flower fell frisk

    "Any satellite, astronaut or space station in the way though will have a really bad time" sans I didn't know you were moon debris.

  • UraniumPuppy 4000
    UraniumPuppy 4000

    Almost every kurzgezagt vid has a massive explosion or a black hole in it lol

  • Skript
    Skript

    Really good video :)

  • Jinky Yelo
    Jinky Yelo

    Bye see you in another year!!!

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    dipter fig

    4:36 Minecraft players: Is it possible to learn this power?

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    SebiZito Zito

    me remembering umbrella academy

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  • my dude
    my dude

    ok hear me out i had a really cool idea the other day, personal asteroids,like we make them on earth so they have everything needed to live on your own in space then you get launched into space

  • Technoblaaade
    Technoblaaade

    but why

  • A B H
    A B H

    It would be a huge money waste.

  • Yuira Shinkai
    Yuira Shinkai

    The mug is very cute. I really want to get this.

  • Sovyet Monster X
    Sovyet Monster X

    4:39 *bedrock*

  • Monochrome
    Monochrome

    Thought it couldn't get worse but... No mushroom cloud... 😔

  • AmvMix
    AmvMix

    "Nuclear explosions might be big but the universe is bigger" Reminded me of when Russian president puttin told frensh presodent "your country is this big (pointing with his 2 fingers) and my country is THIS BIG so you either calm down or meet the consequences"

  • ГрИнПиС
    ГрИнПиС

    Why so little amount of languages for subtitles?

    • Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi
      Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi

      oh shut up its hard to even get 1 language

  • The republic of everland
    The republic of everland

    so do if A we nuked Jupiter? or other gas giants

    • The republic of everland
      The republic of everland

      hmm maybe not

  • MemelordRick
    MemelordRick

    "While bedrock is pulverized to rubble." ...impossible.

  • E Games
    E Games

    Ferd, I know what will today

  • Dhrono .
    Dhrono .

    What would happen if we nuked the Moon *?* Koro-Sensei: *Bold of you to assume I didn't.*

  • Federico Marrone
    Federico Marrone

    The bomb dissolves, and a flaming star of nuclear death is born. *So far so good*

  • Leonardo Soto
    Leonardo Soto

    did someone build the time machine already?

  • Tomík Mapping
    Tomík Mapping

    your task is: make a Czech channel

  • SnEaKY SNaKE
    SnEaKY SNaKE

    lol the ending, "Can we just, you know, NOT do that? thatd be great" 😂🤧

  • Phạm Duy Phương
    Phạm Duy Phương

    So in the Anime "Assassination Classroom" the explosion to turn the Moon into a Crescent Moon gonna have an impact of a hundred nukes :O Imagine that explosion happen on Earth it will create a Crescent Earth or nothing left.

  • BIG BEASTIE /Somali\ ✔︎
    BIG BEASTIE /Somali\ ✔︎

    Short answer: Islam will die :(

  • Buddy Burton
    Buddy Burton

    It was tried . And was not acceptable by the ETs . They destroyed the weapon .

  • قناة الموسوعات
    قناة الموسوعات

    Can you make some videos about what is the flat earth,convex earth, hollowed earth, concaved earth and donut shaped earth and how to prove that the earth is spherical

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    Владислав Галютин

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  • Damien
    Damien

    1220 what I'm in 2021 hmm

  • Yeet Yeet
    Yeet Yeet

    My internet is so bad the spinning wheel of death is even buffering

  • Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi
    Mayorfoxia82 Datnoobboi

    4:39 *No way.*

  • DerBlaue
    DerBlaue

    What if we combine this with the "all the bombs" video?

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    Twitch_StarLord_

    Cute Birbs! :3 uwu

  • nimade rahayu
    nimade rahayu

    what?????!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Some Games
    Some Games

    Fastest way to first contact would be blowing up the moon base artificial satellite.

  • TheNoobKingzer
    TheNoobKingzer

    why is all the other recommendations what if we nuke how about what if we NOT nuke

  • تاج راسي
    تاج راسي

    العربيه ؟!

  • BeastEagleGamer Pocket Version
    BeastEagleGamer Pocket Version

    you really like nuking things

  • Andrew Chen
    Andrew Chen

    "Nuclear explosions may be big, but space is bigger." -Kurzgesagt, 2021

  • David V
    David V

    Now why da hell would we do dat. Good vid as always

  • Damien Hughes
    Damien Hughes

    “Let’s hope it will be a very boring year” *lockdown

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    The Pale Shade

    If you are reading this you earned a new sub thank u

  • Kevin Cheng
    Kevin Cheng

    Have more videos

  • Xx softplanet xX
    Xx softplanet xX

    Its 2021

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    SuperShineYT

    "Ferb, I know what we're doing today!"

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      A y.Z

      You couldve have gotten popular if your comment it in the first 1 hour