Could Solar Storms Destroy Civilization? Solar Flares & Coronal Mass Ejections

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The sun. Smooth and round and peaceful. Except when it suddenly vomits radiation and plasma in random directions. These solar flares and coronal mass ejections, or CMEs can hit earth and have serious consequences for humanity.
How exactly do they work, how bad could they be and can we prepare for them?
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Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm Пре 5 дана
Stupid science Science doesn't know Positron + and electron -- rotate very rapidly after 4, 6 billion years of creating the Sun ' s core, so the core of the Sun rotates very quickly like A super large electric turbine that produces super large electrical energy Every second the Sun emits 4,1million tons of electricity, the emitted solar magnetic field flies in A circte back to the starting point after 8 hours, so prompted 8 planets to rotate in order
Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm Пре 7 дана
Stupid science Science doesn't know Every second the Sun ' s core sucks 1460 tons of electricity in the Earth ' s core creating tides on Earth
Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm Пре 7 дана
Stupid science Science doesn't know Every second the Sun ' s core sucks 1460 tons of electricity in the Earth ' s core creating tides on Earth
Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm Пре 9 дана
E = MC^2 and virus sperm Virus sperm are extremely sophisticated, virus sperm nuclear decay 1 proton + create 91, 7 voltage create energy for sperm to swim, the function of viral sperms is to generate electricity for cells human E = MC^2 does not gene rate energy for the cells
Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm Пре 21 дан
Stupid science Science doesn't know The Earth ' s core pushes into the moon ' s core 1460 tons of electricity per second causing tides on Earth
CURRY BEATS Пре 5 сати
Whoa, what’s a Pokémon doing in this video lol.
Eivor Varinsdottir
Eivor Varinsdottir Пре 10 сати
Annoying dog
Annoying dog Пре 10 сати
i read solar stonks in the thumbnail
Scott West
Scott West Пре 23 сата
Duck plays smash bros
Ricardo Villa cortes
Ricardo Villa cortes Пре дан
2:43 Up
Croatian Punisher
Croatian Punisher Пре дан
Earth is unique in the universe. I'm sure there is no planet like Earth anywhere.
Simix9810 Пре дан
I cant tell if this is a joke or not
Solar storm: Who are you? SCP-001: I’m you but can melt any living things.
AnDrEw Пре 2 дана
Ice climber and UP was featured!
Rohan Kosur
Rohan Kosur Пре 2 дана
Am i the only one that noticed the up house at 2:45
Simix9810 Пре дан
Narja Пре 2 дана
So if we just turn stuff off and turn it back on after we’ll be okay. wow
Rumble Пре 2 дана
I love sponsoring your videos ^-^
Phantom Aviator
Phantom Aviator Пре 3 дана
A coronal ejection caused coronavirus
Elaine Ng
Elaine Ng Пре 3 дана
The unwritten freeze lamentably perform because cheek contemporaneously injure to a purring dressing. laughable, gifted granddaughter
Aiden Johnson
Aiden Johnson Пре 3 дана
That means when I grow up and have kids my kids won’t be as addicted to their phone as I am
Yumyum Пре 3 дана
Evo Пре 3 дана
At the end of the day, it's good to know that once the Android uprising happens - we can count on our buddy the sun to eventually restore order.
aare pelaa
aare pelaa Пре 3 дана
0:17 what happens when you turn on discord light mode
Yumyum Пре 3 дана
Buel 4
Buel 4 Пре 4 дана
5:00 magnamiteeeeee!!!!!!!
Paradox Science
Paradox Science Пре 4 дана
Fortunately, a super solar storm is unlikely to ever happen, right? right….?
Lucky Izzac
Lucky Izzac Пре 3 дана
It is likely but it is even likely we can be prepared for it
Sapphire Courtney
Sapphire Courtney Пре 4 дана
I think the moon is protecting us by it what if one hits the moon and the moon comes closer to the earth or the moon smashes into tiny pieces 🌚🌙
sk8punk318 Пре 4 дана
"Sun Nuts"
Juan A. Cruz
Juan A. Cruz Пре 5 дана
Well the poles are shifting and our magnetosphere is weakening!!! Earth will be lit in this solar cycle!
Zwaj Пре 5 дана
3:11 lol Ice Climbers
IHateMotionBlur _
IHateMotionBlur _ Пре 5 дана
so the best way to stay safe from a celestial disaster is by turning it off and turning it back on....?
Brandon Cai
Brandon Cai Пре 5 дана
when you finally understand the northern lights
Teo Crawford
Teo Crawford Пре 5 дана
Kurzgesagt is oftentimes so epic hahah👌🏼
No Face
No Face Пре 5 дана
Who else is here after watchings Netflix’s Stowaway ?
Kameron Robison
Kameron Robison Пре 5 дана
7:19 potatoes and molasses!
Left Handed Hard Right
Left Handed Hard Right Пре 5 дана
2:05 solar flares do not travel at the speed of light.
BreadHatter Пре 3 дана
@Left Handed Hard Right Ok
Left Handed Hard Right
Left Handed Hard Right Пре 3 дана
@BreadHatter Perhaps you should actually watch the video.
BreadHatter Пре 4 дана
@Left Handed Hard Right how do they not travel at the speed of light?
Left Handed Hard Right
Left Handed Hard Right Пре 4 дана
@BreadHatter Why what..???
BreadHatter Пре 4 дана
TinyTigerTamer Пре 5 дана
Sounds like something that might happen in the 2020s considering the way we started the new decade.
L Пре 5 дана
Anyone watching this while the solar storm is happening?
Kode_X Пре дан
Already happened 3 days ago!! And we still live yay!!
Murph Muffin
Murph Muffin Пре 2 дана
Yumyum Пре 3 дана
2 Days Later
Extreme Alier
Extreme Alier Пре 4 дана
ALLAH party info
ALLAH party info Пре 4 дана
@Christopher G it has been said that its going to happen soon :)
SnOpeK Domowei
SnOpeK Domowei Пре 5 дана
Everybody gangsta until the Sun gives us corona
Cleric Пре 6 дана
There’s going to be one tomorrow
David Messing
David Messing Пре 6 дана
Master Fish
Master Fish Пре 6 дана
I read coronal mass ejections as erections ;-;
Denwex Пре 6 дана
Gone bitcoin.
Ah Chruy
Ah Chruy Пре 6 дана
文明とは、文命令形体の事です。 全知全能成る、偉大な、神の御指示に、従う事です。
The Sun
The Sun Пре 6 дана
Don’t worry guysss I’m fine. I so cute right plz say yes.. I like humans I don’t like people who call themselves helicopters or a car as their gender. I make fun of them with fellow stars lolll
DisasterMIDI Пре 6 дана
So you don’t like bigots making fun of trans people then? Based
Ludwig André
Ludwig André Пре 6 дана
Hallo, ich mag deine Videos und du machst meinen Tag, wenn du hochlädst
Matthew Florio
Matthew Florio Пре 7 дана
These scenarios are all reminding me of Gutters, which I am still not over despite having read it a week ago.
this is my dog
this is my dog Пре 7 дана
earth: you want to use this 2020 *yes*
Bear Tube
Bear Tube Пре 7 дана
eseopu Пре 7 дана
Did anyone notice the easter egg at 2:47
Yumyum Пре 3 дана
I did
vlad gociu
vlad gociu Пре 7 дана
Evrything is your best frend and your worst enemy
Zynx Пре 8 дана
Bruh that’s cool
MaybeCinderace Пре 8 дана
3:26 rip birb
Camcolito Пре 8 дана
Don't plasma me bro.
Aidan Cole
Aidan Cole Пре 8 дана
2:48 cute Up reference there. Love this channel!
Robert Poole
Robert Poole Пре 9 дана
MEMEKITA Пре 9 дана
2012 huh?
JanGamerLol Пре 9 дана
So this is how Corona came to earth.. We got hit by a coronal mass ejection in 2019. It all makes sense now.
Progamer 315
Progamer 315 Пре 9 дана
Honestly bring in the solar flares I want to see the world lose technology for a year or so
Just Crimson
Just Crimson Пре 9 дана
imma just act like i know whats hes talking about 1:04
R.J Guerra
R.J Guerra Пре 10 дана
Honestly this is not so concerning as other space disasters
ImTheNoobHere Пре 10 дана
anxiety at it’s finest
WerdPankuen Пре 8 дана
*shaking: 100*
Fizan Muhammed
Fizan Muhammed Пре 10 дана
2:50 nice up reference
Valentin Kozin
Valentin Kozin Пре 10 дана
For some reason I secretly wish something like this to happen
sankofa Пре 11 дана
3:27 damn why yall do that bird so dirty
Jacob Morris
Jacob Morris Пре 11 дана
5:46 2012 of all years....
bonk Пре 12 дана
"Oh No!" "Syke" made my day hahaha
K Studio’s
K Studio’s Пре 12 дана
When Day Breaks
Yumyum Пре 3 дана
Alec Sikora
Alec Sikora Пре 12 дана
Tesla owners watching this like: 👁👄👁
Eduardo Perez
Eduardo Perez Пре 12 дана
dont go to close in space house 2:45
Salty Boi Johns
Salty Boi Johns Пре 12 дана
Leaf shield.
hi also hi
hi also hi Пре 12 дана
0:18 My eyes after going to the dark side of internet.
TornadoHarry Пре 12 дана
0:07 sounds like me on a monday
Esian Louw
Esian Louw Пре 13 дана
When your from South Africa so it’s as if there’s a super solar storm every few days cause of loadsheddinf
Cynical Пре 13 дана
Whole civilization will be destroyed in the next 50 years but, well look on the bright side. You will be able to see aurora borealis without moving your ass to arctic circle
Purple Mario五月
Purple Mario五月 Пре 13 дана
Omer Amine
Omer Amine Пре 13 дана
Interesting if solar storm now in pendamic condition.. result will be disaster... and will lead to ww3 maybe 🤔
neko_GT Пре 13 дана
Solar pillar
Isaac Nathan Cabrera
Isaac Nathan Cabrera Пре 14 дана
i found ister egg the movie you know that boy ho make that old guys house fly its on erth chech 2 50 part of the vid
Rapadash969 Пре 14 дана
VaporWing FauxMcloud
VaporWing FauxMcloud Пре 14 дана
Purple Mario五月
Purple Mario五月 Пре 13 дана
They where there during the gallem thingy Oh wait That wasnt aurora borealis
Wisse Baan
Wisse Baan Пре 14 дана
5:15 i just found 2 alolan eggsegutors
dylan Пре 14 дана
when is the solar storm gonna hit?
bp bradley phillips 1210
bp bradley phillips 1210 Пре 8 дана
@WerdPankuen it wiped out the internet basically making it have everone 0 likes and subs or followers
WerdPankuen Пре 8 дана
@bp bradley phillips 1210 what happened
bp bradley phillips 1210
bp bradley phillips 1210 Пре 11 дана
It already did
Jotaro Kujo
Jotaro Kujo Пре 14 дана
The_Staplergun Пре 14 дана
Ice climbers! 3:07
The_Staplergun Пре 14 дана
Mega man and bowser! 7:26
Anastasios Kolpakidis
Anastasios Kolpakidis Пре 14 дана
OK 2020 wasn't that bad.😂😂
Jènni Пре 14 дана
Anyone else watching because there's supposed to be a solar storm hitting earth in a few days?
fromchrl Пре 13 дана
Me it’s happening now I can’t go on TikTok and internet
clarity Пре 14 дана
Purple Mario五月
Purple Mario五月 Пре 12 дана
@dylan oh
dylan Пре 12 дана
@Purple Mario五月 bro it already happened nerd
Purple Mario五月
Purple Mario五月 Пре 13 дана
dylan Пре 14 дана
Mohammad Ali Khan
Mohammad Ali Khan Пре 14 дана
Kurzgesagt u r the best
Chatin' Mon Archives
Chatin' Mon Archives Пре 15 дана
The mayans were very close to being right
Purple Mario五月
Purple Mario五月 Пре 13 дана
I mean Due to caoendar chamges 8 years were lost so 2020 was 2012
Kat The Fool
Kat The Fool Пре 15 дана
Isn't that funny
techno_ pug
techno_ pug Пре 15 дана
Wait did you see the UP house bottom right. 2:48
Storytimes Xi
Storytimes Xi Пре 15 дана
I hope not
Night_dreamer45 -
Night_dreamer45 - Пре 15 дана
I have a question assigned to me (based on this video) that I hope you or anyone answers. “It takes about two days for the cloud of material produced by a coronal mass ejection to reach and interact with Earth's magnetosphere. what phenomena are associated with this interaction ?”
Night_dreamer45 -
Night_dreamer45 - Пре 14 дана
@John doe thank you so much for answering the question :)
John doe
John doe Пре 14 дана
aurora / northern lights
ConiChi Пре 15 дана
I've been watching this channel for awhile and today I got to show off all I learnt. Today we were learning about the sun and I was thinking about this video. So I asked my teacher if I could share a fact with the class, she told me I could at 3. So I was talking about solar storms with my class. A lot of people asked me if I could help them in science. So I can conclude, I feel a lot smarter, and that watching this videos don't make me seem like a nerd. :) this comments is stupid, yes. But I wanted to share it.
SnowWolf_Gaming_YT Пре 15 дана
so there is solid liquid and gas... but then there is plasma
Henry Platt
Henry Platt Пре 15 дана
Kurzgesagt: time or another crisi dear Me: yes dear
Overcooked Water
Overcooked Water Пре 15 дана
So basically by avoiding the consequences of solar flares, we should act like my panicked grandma during a thunderstorm... Unplugging everything
Branden Rosecrans
Branden Rosecrans Пре 15 дана
[Whitty] Пре 15 дана
Long story short: were probably gonna die
Monke Пре 15 дана
The CME one reminds me of *the* *slipper*
Alien 4960
Alien 4960 Пре 15 дана
Anyone else notice the ice climbers reference?
Redd Rahvett
Redd Rahvett Пре 16 дана
Just make sure this doesn't happen while you're in the Canadian wilderness and you'll be fine
Ezekiel Пре 16 дана
So would disconnecting our power lines from transformers and powerplants prevent as much damage?
Anonymous Mobster
Anonymous Mobster Пре 16 дана
Honestly the idea of a world without social media is enough for me to say I want a solar hurricane to happen.
Caleb McKenzie
Caleb McKenzie Пре 16 дана
RuinFox Пре 16 дана
i REALLY appreciate you showing europe in your video as well as the US, most people choose to only show the USA
busego06 Пре 16 дана
At the start of the video, you said magnetizm makes electricity, is there a way to create energy with it? Maybe could be a video topic. Idk tho
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