The Largest Black Hole in the Universe - Size Comparison

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The largest things in the universe are black holes. In contrast to things like planets or stars they have no physical size limit, and can literally grow endlessly. Although in reality specific things need to happen to create different kinds of black holes, from really tiny ones to the largest single things in the universe. So how do black holes grow and how large is the largest of them all?

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Mese fa

    The Black Hole story continues with our Black Hole merch, spanning the whole range from somewhat bonkers to more serious. Check it out here:

    1. A Random Sheep
      A Random Sheep
      16 giorni fa

      Heyy man

    2. A Random Sheep
      A Random Sheep
      16 giorni fa


    3. DiamondDestroyer!
      19 giorni fa

      @Said Alas i don’t what them to stop i love space

    4. Karthik Reddy
      Karthik Reddy
      21 giorno fa

      Hi i am fan of your channel.. Please make video about Garuda sanjeevani. Plant from India. Which will travell against water flow direction.. I want all to know real thruth please.... Thank you

    5. The Blues
      The Blues
      21 giorno fa

      @Karthik Reddy agreed

  2. A Person
    A Person
    36 minuti fa

    HEY BLACK HOLE NAMERS!!! i got a name for you! please name your next find this. here goes: xtdrwoedht5eoiwdtysrkutgcyjsdrktcki . i just pressed random letters on my keyboard. i hope you like it.

  3. Mogus
    36 minuti fa

    Can you explain the Ebula the sussies- i mean the coldest place in the world

  4. The Royal Pimp
    The Royal Pimp
    Ora fa

    Actually comforting

  5. The Mourning
    The Mourning
    2 ore fa

    THAT'S RACIST!!! 😎

  6. heltershelter
    2 ore fa

    Maybe after everything is devoured by all the blackholes then they'll merge and create anothee bigbang to start the whole universe thing again

  7. Hassan Radi
    Hassan Radi
    3 ore fa

    Ok serious question is there a limit on how large a black hole can get?

  8. Dero
    3 ore fa

    I'm a little sad, there was no "Ur mom" joke...

  9. Emarelda
    4 ore fa


  10. Raul Pereira
    Raul Pereira
    6 ore fa

    I only wish Kurzgesagt would make these charts and merchs in other languages. Here in Brazil it would be perfect for education. You guys really are the science being accessible to everyone!

  11. pkmondol
    7 ore fa

    I like how the super massive black holes starting at 07:22 get their own boss music

  12. Hugo Reynoso
    Hugo Reynoso
    7 ore fa

    I got goosebumps

  13. Ares Cat
    Ares Cat
    8 ore fa

    My brain rn: SHABABDABA DEEBOO

  14. Vince Edwards
    Vince Edwards
    9 ore fa

    I never forget space is time

  15. Emilio Martinez
    Emilio Martinez
    9 ore fa

    Black holes always had some interest in my brain. Given the laws of physics as energy cannot be created or destroyed. They would only convert it from one form to another. What happens with everything that goes inside of it? Does it all get converted back into a gas waiting for another spark to reignite into another planet/star? Does it get get transported to another area in space to fall into orbit and adjust itself to it's new location? We need answers

  16. Jfnrhdudjfh Dnjfjfjfj
    Jfnrhdudjfh Dnjfjfjfj
    11 ore fa

    What about White holes ?

    1. Mogus
      35 minuti fa

      Scientiests dont really know if white hole exist ore not Percentage of its to be exist is 2%

  17. Argentinus Maximus
    Argentinus Maximus
    13 ore fa

    7:31 "POV: You are about to die" XDDDDDDDD

  18. philip norris
    philip norris
    13 ore fa

    Good stuff, though i am not very keen on the cartoon-type approach.

  19. bruh
    14 ore fa

    The sound track in this video is Dope

  20. Egg
    17 ore fa

    me: this is gonna freak me out, i shouldnt watch it me: *clicks on video* me: *watches it through* me: surprised pikachu face

  21. Ribbyzibby y
    Ribbyzibby y
    21 ora fa

    Your videos leave me equally terrified by and hopeful for answers

  22. Miko Osias
    Miko Osias
    22 ore fa


    1. Mogus
      34 minuti fa

      Buy black hole

  23. Mr Mansoori
    Mr Mansoori
    23 ore fa

    At 3:39 the given information is wrong , our universe is just 14 billion yrs old and if That is 17 billion light yrs away which means light travelled 17 billion years which is truly wrong

    1. Mogus
      29 minuti fa

      Simple word: Distance

    2. Mogus
      32 minuti fa

      Thats not what it means dude He told us 17 billion lightyears away means that the BLACK HOLE is 17 billion years away its like km, meter, and there is light year, sorry for my bad english

  24. Bruno Rubel
    Bruno Rubel
    23 ore fa

    Gente faz a legenda PT-Br :C

  25. Mega Mind
    Mega Mind
    23 ore fa

    Black hole is a misnomer. It's not a hole in space. It's a giant black celestial object. I move we use the terms Black Star and Black Dwarf Star, which are more accurate. They're like neutron stars but even more dense, and light does not escape them. They're giant black objects in space.

  26. Mark Snow
    Mark Snow
    Giorno fa

    don't hawking radiation gets faster the smaller the black holes get? So how can the smaller than proton blackhole exists?

  27. Whistling Whiskers
    Whistling Whiskers
    Giorno fa

    Explanation of inaccuracies needs to be present in all videos.

  28. metallifreak100
    Giorno fa

    This suggests most large galaxies have a black hole only 0.001% the mass of the galaxy as a whole. While that is true for the Milky Way, most large galaxies host a SMBH that is 0.01%-0.1% the mass of the entire galaxy. Many galaxies contain a SMBH that is greater than 1% of its entire galaxy.

  29. deaconfrost1044
    Giorno fa

    The Dislikes are from The Whitebeard Pirates and Gol d roger

  30. Pufifope Hakimkimm
    Pufifope Hakimkimm
    Giorno fa

    I was scared and ammazed that i cried.

    1. Mogus
      31 minuto fa


  31. Hr2393_Official
    Giorno fa

    Could it be possible that we're living inside a black hole?

    1. Mogus
      31 minuto fa


  32. Dulma
    Giorno fa

    we give me this gift at my birthday I see

  33. François Richard
    François Richard
    Giorno fa

    Milky way IS à hole ?

  34. Jérémie Marion
    Jérémie Marion
    Giorno fa

    Not gonna lie when you're arriving at TON 618 the hype is real !

  35. KoniWorx
    Giorno fa

    We're so screwed

  36. Quack Ducky
    Quack Ducky
    Giorno fa

    add a banana for scale

  37. Jorge Galarza
    Jorge Galarza
    Giorno fa

    But why?

  38. Brian Schwartz
    Brian Schwartz
    Giorno fa

    This was a fantastic video but I was bothered by one bit. In the animation of V723 Mon and Unicorn they should be on opposite sides of their orbits since they orbit the center of mass of the system.

  39. Lem
    Giorno fa

    can i just mention that it is more light years away than the universe has existed for. so hmmmm

    1. Mogus
      30 minuti fa


  40. Parthsarthi Sharma
    Parthsarthi Sharma
    Giorno fa

    I don’t care about how big they get…….. They’re still not as big as yo Mama XD

    1. Parthsarthi Sharma
      Parthsarthi Sharma
      21 ora fa

      @Umesh lmao thx

    2. Umesh
      Giorno fa

      Bro please I was not expecting your mama joke 🤣

  41. Michael Raad
    Michael Raad
    Giorno fa

    The troubled flugelhorn epidemiologically water because semicircle preferably beam without a needy tiger. hospitable, venomous island

  42. Leandro Parmejani
    Leandro Parmejani
    Giorno fa

    Legendem em português

  43. Naz Qureshi
    Naz Qureshi
    Giorno fa

    Ok I have this crazy theory and I want to share it with you people. What if black holes are just holes in space? Like the holes in a piece of cloth? And when we go into them we enter another universe? Is this theoretically possible or just a wild theory? Your comments will be much appreciated! Please do reply if you find my comment.

    1. Mogus
      27 minuti fa

      Blackhole isnt a hole in space blackhole is a solid object with a massive gravity

  44. troller
    Giorno fa

    man this is horrifying

  45. Fungus Pilot
    Fungus Pilot
    Giorno fa

    The series summarized in one word.. Fu**! :D (space is so freaky bro!)

  46. Xx softplanet xX
    Xx softplanet xX
    Giorno fa

    Monke ready to mesure mass

  47. Ruijinn
    Giorno fa

    Whats pulling us to the center of the universe

  48. Pillow- Casidilla
    Pillow- Casidilla
    Giorno fa

    Ah the most professional name to give a black hole: supermassive and ultramassive black hole 😂😂😂😂 These names keep on getting more ridiculous 😂😂😂😂😂

  49. irham Wahyudi
    irham Wahyudi
    Giorno fa

    where is indonesian subtitle:(

    1. Mogus
      26 minuti fa

      Makanya belajar bahasa inggris, lu nonton beginian tapi bahasa inggris aja gk bisa gmn mau paham?

  50. Anonymous W
    Anonymous W
    Giorno fa

    The Universe is a Hyper Super Ultra Quasi Mega Massive Blackhole.

  51. Ceddrick Español
    Ceddrick Español
    Giorno fa

    Where's the ultra pro max massive black holes?

  52. HalfmanDude
    Giorno fa

    Several years later.... "Ton-618 is possibly the biggest singe body on the universe, or is it?" Hey Vsauce, Michael here

  53. Tletna
    Giorno fa

    Where's the proof that galaxies are held together by "dark matter" and not by dark energy or something entirely different? Why can't the super massive black hole at the galactic center be a weak anchor in a web of stars whose total gravity combined with matter inbetween stars holds loosely onto one another? This would explain how galaxies exist and yet have so much distance between each star.

  54. Kyle Pinkham
    Kyle Pinkham
    2 giorni fa

    Are these on the universe in a nutshell app?

  55. Mr.Catkid
    2 giorni fa

    Aww man now i felt small

  56. 1
    2 giorni fa

    ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  57. thebelt24
    2 giorni fa

    2:50 "Currently" Well no, not currently. What we can observe is not relative to what is currently happening.

  58. mishahappy1990
    2 giorni fa

    Why am I scared lmao

  59. Drinnor
    2 giorni fa

    “You see Human, you’re not dealing with the average Black Hole anymore”

  60. Your Local Trans Boy 🏳️‍⚧️
    Your Local Trans Boy 🏳️‍⚧️
    2 giorni fa

    I like how big things turn blue when they get aggressively big

  61. Beggel Beggel
    Beggel Beggel
    2 giorni fa

    I suppose that would make Ton-618 the lord of our universe

    1. Mogus
      25 minuti fa

      Cringe bro

  62. H3LP M3
    H3LP M3
    2 giorni fa

    11:22 TON 618 isn’t the largest black hole 11:34 wu282DD is the largest black hole

  63. Misterious Gamr
    Misterious Gamr
    2 giorni fa

    Feels like the universe is a big pond full of microbes

  64. Haroon Khan
    Haroon Khan
    2 giorni fa

    Ant watching 👁👄👁

  65. Gumarks
    2 giorni fa

    7:31 "POV: You're about to die" gotta love these guys 😂😂😂

  66. Brijesh Tiwari
    Brijesh Tiwari
    2 giorni fa

    TON618 , you have everyone's respect

  67. Koala
    2 giorni fa

    The universe revolves around the Biden ball.

  68. Neryla Louvel
    Neryla Louvel
    2 giorni fa

    If youtube didn't have this triple ad-fad they've got going on, I'd put a full Playlist of this and sleep to this voice ~

  69. Koharumi
    2 giorni fa

    Since Ton 618 is so far away, we only see what it looked like 10 billion years ago. Imagine how big it would be if we could see it right now

  70. Joleen Joleen
    Joleen Joleen
    2 giorni fa

    universe is 14 billion yrs. old how can a blackhole (TON618) be 18B light years away. that means we cant see its light yet, well need 4 more billion years right? just curious about this one or maybe im wrong

    1. Vemto
      2 giorni fa

      Expansion of the universe

  71. TheGuy
    2 giorni fa

    The film and music were so beautiful that they made me weep and reflect on my insignificance in this world.

  72. Engineer from team defense fort 2
    Engineer from team defense fort 2
    2 giorni fa

    name a shortest horror movie, I’ll wait

  73. Erik Iacopelli
    Erik Iacopelli
    2 giorni fa


  74. Ta immortal
    Ta immortal
    3 giorni fa

    The universe is beautiful but terrifying at the same time

  75. Korban Meyer
    Korban Meyer
    3 giorni fa

    Ever get that feeling that everything we do is irrelevant yeaaaa… this is proof

  76. EmeraldView
    3 giorni fa

    It's a good thing there isn't a black hole nearby. I'd jump in it.

  77. Keith Hammons
    Keith Hammons
    3 giorni fa

    I think we need to re-name "black holes" to something more sciencey.

  78. Terence李裕蕎
    3 giorni fa

    The actual smallest things in the universe is a Planck length

    3 giorni fa

    Lmao am i the only one who was like “hey! That huge black hole is called Sagittarius! That’s my zodiac sign! So cool! 😂”

  80. yu ren
    yu ren
    3 giorni fa

    what did you turn all the gas giants into rocky planets

  81. MR MLG PRO
    3 giorni fa

    Theres always a bigger fish

  82. Goat Mctotes
    Goat Mctotes
    3 giorni fa

    Need a video about addiction because y’all got me addicted to this channel 😭

  83. Kelly Shea
    Kelly Shea
    3 giorni fa

    Damn I didn't know that OJ has a galaxy named after him

  84. itstherevolution
    3 giorni fa

    im scared

  85. Nice Game
    Nice Game
    3 giorni fa

    Black holes have a lot in common with big companies - they expand more and more by eating up smaller black holes standing for large established companies and groups, stars standing for average private firms, planets standing for poached skilled workers and asteroids standing for new employees. It is told that each time Google decides to grow larger, there is an already huge black hole consuming another... but don't take my word for it.

  86. raumgaming69
    3 giorni fa

    i just cant fucking do this anymore

  87. FreezeFire
    3 giorni fa

    Really doesn't make any sense something could have grow this much in the time we estimate our universe to be

  88. Jeffrey
    3 giorni fa

    0:00 The largest things in the universe are black ho's

  89. Micky Yang
    Micky Yang
    3 giorni fa

    There is wrong in Traditional Chinese translation. 'Big bang' is not '大爆炸', but '大霹靂'. 1:46 'Stellar' is not '恆心', but '恆星'.

  90. AdminCreeper Games
    AdminCreeper Games
    3 giorni fa

    As a kid I dreamed of earth being sucked in a black hole but instead the gravity effects only took place when the black hole was 30 meters away from the ground

  91. M. Natividad
    M. Natividad
    3 giorni fa

    w-we're not evEn a specK of DuSt- wha-

  92. dospasma
    3 giorni fa

    Narrator: Calmly explaining the unimaginable size of the biggest black hole - Ton 618 How I heard it: "LET'S END THIS RIDICULOUS COMPETITION!!! TON 618 AAAAHHH AHHHH AAAAAAAH *ominous music plays*

  93. Eighty8percent
    3 giorni fa


  94. 蔡志鸿
    3 giorni fa


  95. Jaafar Mangotara
    Jaafar Mangotara
    3 giorni fa

    This has been recommended to me for weeks.

  96. Vaibhav
    3 giorni fa

    Great its 12:00am and now my soul is trembling after watching this🥶🥶

  97. dogin de touca
    dogin de touca
    3 giorni fa

    this music just make it even better

  98. Kelly Hope
    Kelly Hope
    3 giorni fa

    This is cool

  99. 백수광부
    3 giorni fa

    한국어 자막좀 달아주십쇼ㅠ

  100. HMQ
    4 giorni fa

    A hole is not a thing.