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

7 cze 2020
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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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    • 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

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    • "From my point of view, Jupiter is evil"

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    • Ok!

      Sarah YiSarah YiMiesiąc temu
    • what if a star and another star were far apart but under each other and could send solar flairs at each other and was the same heat and mass as the sun and the solar flairs hit each other?

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    • Let's say we are 1k years ahead. Couldn't we just kindoff make Huge Energie ,,Safers''' so we can get some off the energie that comes from the Sun?

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  • 3:27 damn why yall do that bird so dirty

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  • 5:46 2012 of all years....

    Jacob MorrisJacob Morris13 godzin temu
  • "Oh No!" "Syke" made my day hahaha

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  • When Day Breaks

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  • Tesla owners watching this like: 👁👄👁

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  • dont go to close in space house 2:45

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  • Leaf shield.

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  • 0:18 My eyes after going to the dark side of internet.

    hi also hihi also hiDzień temu
  • 0:07 sounds like me on a monday

    TornadoHarryTornadoHarryDzień temu
  • When your from South Africa so it’s as if there’s a super solar storm every few days cause of loadsheddinf

    Esian LouwEsian Louw2 dni temu
  • 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

    CynicalCynical2 dni temu
    • Yay

      Purple Mario五月Purple Mario五月2 dni temu
  • Interesting ..so if solar storm now in pendamic condition.. result will be disaster... and will lead to ww3 maybe 🤔

    Omer AmineOmer Amine2 dni temu
  • Solar pillar

    neko_GTneko_GT2 dni temu
  • 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

    Isaac Nathan CabreraIsaac Nathan Cabrera3 dni temu
  • THE PNYO REFERENCE IM DIEING

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  • 3:10 ICE CLIMBERS!!!!

    VaporWing FauxMcloudVaporWing FauxMcloud3 dni temu
    • They where there during the gallem thingy Oh wait That wasnt aurora borealis

      Purple Mario五月Purple Mario五月2 dni temu
  • 5:15 i just found 2 alolan eggsegutors

    Wisse BaanWisse Baan3 dni temu
  • when is the solar storm gonna hit?

    dylandylan3 dni temu
    • It already did

      bp bradley phillips 1210bp bradley phillips 121019 godzin temu
    • Yesterday

      Jotaro KujoJotaro Kujo3 dni temu
  • Ice climbers! 3:07

    The_StaplergunThe_Staplergun3 dni temu
    • Mega man and bowser! 7:26

      The_StaplergunThe_Staplergun3 dni temu
  • OK 2020 wasn't that bad.😂😂

    Anastasios KolpakidisAnastasios Kolpakidis3 dni temu
  • Anyone else watching because there's supposed to be a solar storm hitting earth in a few days?

    JènniJènni3 dni temu
    • Me it’s happening now I can’t go on TikTok and internet

      fromchrlfromchrl2 dni temu
    • yep

      The Game ConquerorThe Game Conqueror3 dni temu
  • YESSS THE SOLAR STORM IS COMING😩😩😩

    clarityclarity3 dni temu
    • @dylan oh

      Purple Mario五月Purple Mario五月Dzień temu
    • @Purple Mario五月 bro it already happened nerd

      dylandylanDzień temu
    • Yay

      Purple Mario五月Purple Mario五月2 dni temu
    • 😐

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  • The mayans were very close to being right

    Chatin' Mon ArchivesChatin' Mon Archives3 dni temu
    • I mean Due to caoendar chamges 8 years were lost so 2020 was 2012

      Purple Mario五月Purple Mario五月2 dni temu
  • Isn't that funny

    Kat The FoolKat The Fool4 dni temu
  • Wait did you see the UP house bottom right. 2:48

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  • I hope not

    Storytimes XiStorytimes Xi4 dni temu
  • 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 -4 dni temu
    • @John doe thank you so much for answering the question :)

      Night_dreamer45 -Night_dreamer45 -3 dni temu
    • aurora / northern lights

      John doeJohn doe3 dni temu
  • 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.

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  • so there is solid liquid and gas... but then there is plasma

    SnowWolf_Gaming_YTSnowWolf_Gaming_YT4 dni temu
  • Kurzgesagt: time or another crisi dear Me: yes dear

    Henry PlattHenry Platt4 dni temu
  • So basically by avoiding the consequences of solar flares, we should act like my panicked grandma during a thunderstorm... Unplugging everything

    Chris P BaconChris P Bacon4 dni temu
  • Why

    Branden RosecransBranden Rosecrans4 dni temu
  • Long story short: were probably gonna die

    [Whitty][Whitty]4 dni temu
  • The CME one reminds me of *the* *slipper*

    MonkeMonke4 dni temu
  • Anyone else notice the ice climbers reference?

    Alien 4960Alien 49604 dni temu
  • Just make sure this doesn't happen while you're in the Canadian wilderness and you'll be fine

    Redd RahvettRedd Rahvett5 dni temu
  • So would disconnecting our power lines from transformers and powerplants prevent as much damage?

    EzekielEzekiel5 dni temu
  • Honestly the idea of a world without social media is enough for me to say I want a solar hurricane to happen.

    Anonymous MobsterAnonymous Mobster5 dni temu
  • 3:08 ICE CLIMBERSSS

    Caleb McKenzieCaleb McKenzie5 dni temu
  • i REALLY appreciate you showing europe in your video as well as the US, most people choose to only show the USA

    RuinFoxRuinFox5 dni temu
  • 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

    busego06busego065 dni temu
  • Just seen the house from UP.. 🤣🤣

    William ShatleyWilliam Shatley5 dni temu
  • This is the ultimate event that will probably happen in 2021 to 2027

    Radisa MladenovicRadisa Mladenovic5 dni temu
  • Well, Texas says we're not ready.

    Top Bruh ManTop Bruh Man5 dni temu
  • The sun is white though

    NickTheBestNickTheBest5 dni temu
  • Didn’t age well

    TurtlqTurtlq5 dni temu
  • 2:46 Why the UP reference?

    Chickenwing's AnimationsChickenwing's Animations5 dni temu
  • "The Sun, Smooth, Round And Peaceful..." Me: It's so beaut- "Except For When It Suddenly Vomits Radiation And Plasma In Random Directions." Also Me: I eat my words. *I really do.*

    Chickenwing's AnimationsChickenwing's Animations5 dni temu
  • In 9:00 Ants Canada be like: Done

    CalebCaleb5 dni temu
  • This is something that scares me,yes,this has nothing to do with this video,but still! 1.Time travelers would never be found,because they wouldn't be known by us,because they came from the future,so we'll never know them! 2.Maybe the reason we haven't found a time traveler,was because humanity went extinct before they could make them!

    Tanner BlueTanner Blue5 dni temu
  • Guys, the title and cover of this video said solar flares could melt in burn earth in a plasma ball, but the worst they could do is shut off electricity for 4-10 years, which we've lived without for tens of thousands of years! Solar flares aren't actually dangerous or life threatening!

    Teddy LukasTeddy Lukas6 dni temu
  • Why is there so many pokemons in this video?😅

    kung kurt kurtssonkung kurt kurtsson6 dni temu
  • We could prepare for these types of disasters, but most likely we'll all just stand around arguing about pronouns.

    Jack MarsJack Mars6 dni temu
  • Who has seen the book "After the lights go out" which was a great book about Australia in the event this happened,

    Slim BeanSlim Bean7 dni temu
  • I Paused The Video Earth Is Safe

    Aldrei Gaming PHAldrei Gaming PH7 dni temu
  • The up house omg 😆

    Arti Splatters of TheDoodlingCaboodleArti Splatters of TheDoodlingCaboodle7 dni temu
  • Atleast we know how to stop robots taking over humanity

    Izuku MidoriyaIzuku Midoriya7 dni temu
  • Then came the Flare...

    AceOfSpades115AceOfSpades1157 dni temu
  • Non💞

    Myriam MvMyriam Mv7 dni temu
  • So your saying I can't play my xbox

    Ollie MartinOllie Martin7 dni temu
  • 5:00 HEY WHATS MAGNEMITE DOING THERE 5:18 ALOLAN EXEGGUTOR!?!

    Kahlil MillerKahlil Miller7 dni temu
  • 5:55 That is 3.5 years worth of US military budget cost.

    SRQSRQ7 dni temu
  • It would have only cost 2.6 trillion in damages? That is a bargain in 2021!

    protec & attacprotec & attac7 dni temu
  • I would be the guy riding an airplane when thos solar storm hits.

    Classifies ConfidentialClassifies Confidential7 dni temu
  • a thousand years is known as a millennium

    Meme FanMeme Fan7 dni temu
  • BRO YOU A LIAR

    vesna spanakovavesna spanakova7 dni temu
  • you put an easter egg from the movie UP I found it

    vesna spanakovavesna spanakova7 dni temu
  • At worst we lose internet and s few unfortunate astronauts are killed by radiation. Otherwise killer solar flares are an impossibility

    eeffoCeeffoC7 dni temu
  • are you trying to make one hit earth?

    Arjun the gamerArjun the gamer7 dni temu
  • تكطوفم

    rakan mansourrakan mansour7 dni temu
  • Earth in 2012: SYKE!!

    Fernando MendivilFernando Mendivil8 dni temu
  • 2020: WRITE THAT DOWN WRITE THAT DOWN

    D1nkFN ytD1nkFN yt8 dni temu
    • 2020 is done, right? 2021 is 2020 part 2?

      Fat Grey Cat PlaysFat Grey Cat Plays7 dni temu
  • 12,000 year cycle is just getting restarted. Our infrastructure can not handle another carrington event.

    HeywoodHeywood8 dni temu
  • 2:50 up house

    Brayden NavarroBrayden Navarro8 dni temu
  • 5:43 so mayans were not lying about 2012 but their calculations were a bit off

    Nirmal SinghNirmal Singh8 dni temu
  • Yeah, I hate when I vomit mass amounts of radiation in random directions

    MonkehMonkeh8 dni temu
  • 5:43 ooooo that's y people back then said the world will end at 2012 :O

    Somebody insaneSomebody insane8 dni temu
  • someone knows with what program you can create animated videos like this one?

    Alvaro RojasAlvaro Rojas8 dni temu
  • Well Then SpaceX Elon Will Reach the red planet Mars also news from NASA JPL is Perseverance Had Made Oxygen on mars when SpaceX StarShip Will reach mars between 2024 And 2025

    Dastin CadenzaDastin Cadenza8 dni temu
  • I'm more terrified of neutrino fluxes, those are not good for meatchines.

    Matthew SalvatarMatthew Salvatar9 dni temu
  • So the world WOULD have ended in 2012?

    FishFish9 dni temu
  • I remember when people talked about a pandemic in the same way we talked of a solar storms. Hm.

    AA9 dni temu
  • You have just explained what happens if Kim il Sung became so mad that he decided to wipe out all imperialist electronics.

    RIPtiliusRIPtilius9 dni temu
  • If the storm is a Carrington Event sized storm, would it wipe unshielded computers? Satellites? Also, the frequency has been questioned by a comparison of the Greenwich and Melbourne magnetic readings. Sounds all a bit optimistic.

    Rashid MostafaRashid Mostafa9 dni temu
  • Why istanbul is on fire

    KaiserKaiser9 dni temu
  • I worked at a very big company that deal with the power grid over 10 + states. I know there are engineers there who perform "Geomagnetic Disturbance Analysis" every year to prepare for the worst. Yes, there is a plan for the worst case, and the best engineers are working on it. So don't worry about it too much.

    Trung HoàngTrung Hoàng9 dni temu
  • Basically solar flares are giant EMP's

    Botlhale BakwaBotlhale Bakwa10 dni temu
  • "The Sun is smooth, and round, and peaceful except when it suddenly vomits radiation and plasma in random directions" Sounds like my girlfriend.

    TheLaw [GamePlay with Commentary]TheLaw [GamePlay with Commentary]10 dni temu
    • Lmfao

      Fat Grey Cat PlaysFat Grey Cat Plays7 dni temu
  • What about nuke power plants, how will they cool those cores without cold water to cool those cores? What will keep them from melting down?

    Dean MercurioDean Mercurio10 dni temu
  • Ice climbers.

    Chibasco StephensonChibasco Stephenson10 dni temu
  • 5:15 pokefans! Where u at??!!! 😂😂😂 We have out BIG *Mega Exeggutor*

    Sanika DeshmukhSanika Deshmukh10 dni temu
  • Life: exists Universe: Can you don’t?

    BetaTunaBetaTuna10 dni temu
  • soooooo. why they screaming global warming ? sounds like our planet is in destructible

    Witch of salemWitch of salem10 dni temu
    • even the rock that hit the dinasours soppsebly even didnt kill us

      Witch of salemWitch of salem10 dni temu
  • Me at the start of the video: "oh that's bad" me at the middle of the video: "50 percent chance of this happening, were all gonna die!" me at the end of the video: "nvm were all good"

    Tucker brooksTucker brooks11 dni temu
  • 6:43 laputa

    ihavenoideahowtonamethisshitihavenoideahowtonamethisshit11 dni temu
  • Just found this channel and I’m subscribing

    normal oknormal ok11 dni temu
  • when it happens the comments are gonna be filled with "who's here after the 2024 solar storm"

    airbus_boeingairbus_boeing11 dni temu
  • Geomagnetic storm has a 15% of accouring in 2020 - 2030 2021: Watch me

    That_One_WeebThat_One_Weeb12 dni temu
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