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  • Aizu
    Aizu Před 2 měsíci +12692

    “Just go the speed of light- then push the accelerator a little more.” This man has single-handedly solved physics.

    • Credits unknown
      Credits unknown Před 6 dny

      It's funnier when you know that is straight up what Einstein said

    • Urza Vectivus
      Urza Vectivus Před 10 dny +1

      @Keila Fleischbein anytime I think of Rich Evans as SpaceCop in SpaceCop I smile and laugh so this could now be considered a joke. Watch out

    • Urza Vectivus
      Urza Vectivus Před 10 dny

      @DiscipleofPentagon because now isn't now, that was then. This is now

    • Urza Vectivus
      Urza Vectivus Před 10 dny

      Ah the old "remove the governor Bolt from the accelerator cable" theory. As a Professor of Logic down at the University of Science
      I can confirm,
      this is a great stride for the field

    • MediaSubliminal
      MediaSubliminal Před 15 dny

      I guess you see the humor.
      How ridiculously funny.
      I guess if our planet can handle almost infinite density and mass...well, we're all set!
      These guys know this. They're smart dudes.

  • Rhys Powell
    Rhys Powell Před 2 měsíci +2486

    Whenever I see you have a new video i leave it until Friday evening after work, grab a beer and have a good laugh watching it through. I always enjoy your content and discovered your channels during the pandemic, and through your the channels of your collaborators who are also excellent. You've lifted my spirits through some hard times buddy, so thanks a million! :)

    • Frosty
      Frosty Před 16 dny

      wholesome ending

    • Johnny Anda
      Johnny Anda Před měsícem

      wow. That's so cool to know

    • Ælfric Cårpøj
      Ælfric Cårpøj Před měsícem

      Wholesome asf
      Good on yous man

    • SparkleSparkleSparkle
      SparkleSparkleSparkle Před měsícem +1

      @mags your just jealous I'm living the life of my dreams doing whatever I want all day while you're stuck at work. suffering and alone.

    • mags
      mags Před měsícem

      @SparkleSparkleSparkle bruh 💀💀💀💀💀💀

  • Oh So Simple
    Oh So Simple Před 2 měsíci +1138

    I know Internet Historian thought he was making an outlandish proposal for a launch system in the CERN bit but SpinLaunch is essential what he described and is actually getting rockets off the ground

    • Tillman Gressitt
      Tillman Gressitt Před 2 měsíci

      @AakeTraak hahaha, you can put it on your skyscraper suspended from an orbiting asteroid 🤣

    • Rusty Shackleford
      Rusty Shackleford Před 2 měsíci

      @Voodoo already the governments standard business model.

    • AakeTraak
      AakeTraak Před 2 měsíci +3

      @Tillman Gressitt But, hey. If you put a tube on the spinning room up to the edge of space it wouldn't need a seal. I'm genious. Is the edge of space that far up, really?

    • Mattsoup
      Mattsoup Před 2 měsíci

      @______ Launching small payloads is waaay cheaper if you just launch a lot of them at once on a larger launch vehicle.

    • Mattsoup
      Mattsoup Před 2 měsíci +2

      Spinlaunch is a meme. The benefit of the launch velocity is barely worth anything. It would be far cheaper and far easier to design payloads for a launch vehicle that just had a low performance solid motor instead of getting launched from the accelerator they're trying to build.

  • Rebecca Immel
    Rebecca Immel Před 2 měsíci +341

    I know I’m about to grin for 22 straight minutes when Internet Historian and Ordinary Things get together. Thanks guys!!!

    • Ild lyn
      Ild lyn Před měsícem

      there's no need to dickride.

    • Manzabhad Mann
      Manzabhad Mann Před 2 měsíci

      You're welcome? 🙄

  • Ripperer :D
    Ripperer :D Před 2 měsíci +407

    I love how when IH is talking about the space race, he's saying "we beat them" despite him being Australian lol

    • NightLight0x07CC
      NightLight0x07CC Před 6 dny

      @AcidicMentality South Pacific Treaty Opportunity
      Edit: Spito lmao

    • Epic Gamer 69 420
      Epic Gamer 69 420 Před 14 dny

      @Hecatom The US won the space race because the moon landing was a more difficult feat than anything the soviets accomplished

    • Moses Goldbergshekelstien
      Moses Goldbergshekelstien Před 26 dny

      @Ryan Flood so America beat the shit out of his dad and every year he has a party celebrating that time he beat the shit out of his dad for being a dick?

    • Steve Pickford
      Steve Pickford Před měsícem +4

      @Ryan Flood Interesting take. Australia and USA are both English colonies. If anything Australia would be the child and the US would be the brother. England has never seen Australia as a equal

    • Leif Iverson
      Leif Iverson Před měsícem +1

      IH is kiwi isn't he?

  • CanadianGuy
    CanadianGuy Před 2 měsíci +83

    “Why don’t we just call them the big planets and small planets.”
    Congratulations you just explained the dwarf planet classification.

  • Tuto Pro Play
    Tuto Pro Play Před 2 měsíci +138

    As a Mexican, I cracked up with the 50B Alien Pesos in the middle of a meeting. You are the very best, keep up with these videos! They make my days even better

  • Kelnef
    Kelnef Před měsícem +61

    Heres a fun fact. Anatoli Bugorski is an ex russian particle physicist who ended up inside a particle collider while it was still running. The particle pierced his skull and he alledgedly saw a bright light like looking at the sun. He is still alive today and has somehow outlived the said particle collider that shot him.

  • Sigurd Jensen
    Sigurd Jensen Před 2 měsíci +94

    As a person who is not actively working for CERN but has in the past. You can get a guided tour into the area where the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) is. Unfortunately you can't, to my knowledge, put anything into the pipes the size of poop. It's a pretty airtight vacuum in there. About as vacuum as we can make vacuums.
    Also it's one sometimes, so don't go in when it's on or you'll die of radiation poisoning :)
    Good luck

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    • Ty_teynium
      Ty_teynium Před 15 dny

      @Sigurd Jensen Still plenty helpful! I barely a Phsyicist or an engineer, just genuinely curious. I basically wanted to work on a sci fi story that uses a made up element and explores subjects such as transhumanism, AI and the like in a Thriving Utopia / of a Metropolis using a made up element. I know " real original", I just wanted to get some pointers from people in the field.

    • Sigurd Jensen
      Sigurd Jensen Před 15 dny +1

      @Ty_teynium I am not sure I understand the question. Many parts of the world already use nuclear energy for everyday use with a nuclear reactor.
      If you mean particle fission, using that as an every day energy source seems like a bad idea as the tech is right now, due to radiation, and the fairly high risk of malfunction resulting in meltdown and a lot of radiation spilling out.
      Fission is a process used for heating stuff up, which wouldn't do much for our modern appliances which rely on electricity. A fission reactor converts water into steam pushing a magnet, creating electricity. To create something like that for an everyday appliance wouldn't work because we don't have enough uranium on earth for it.
      The other method is fusion. This is an expensive process, but it is much safer than fission. It requires a lot of energy input, but afterwards it becomes self-sufficient. This is not really doable for a local small appliance in real life.
      If we go more into a science fantasy setting, a house could have a fusion reactor which is always running, which you could connect your household appliances to. As for batteries there could be a fusion reactor in their place, but to start the reaction you'd need to harvest some energy from the main reactor. That said, some radiation is still present for fusion, so the appliances would have to be properly insulated.
      I do not believe it would make sense with the current methods for converting heat into electricity, and having any reactor in your home, seems like a huge liability, and the amount of either radioactive material you'd have to carry around, or the amount of water you'd need would be annoying.
      TL;DR: Fission is dangerous, fusion is delicate. Neither would be convenient in a car/phone/hair dryer, and a local reactor in a house seems silly, because you could just make the same reactor, slightly bigger, and provide multiple houses (which is what we do already).
      All this said, I don't actually know much about the subject, I am only an engineer after all, not a physicist.

    • Ty_teynium
      Ty_teynium Před 15 dny

      I have been working on a story incorporating some elements of Sci fi involving Nuclear and Particle energy. One question I've had was is how safe or convenient is it for everyday use? What are some things to keep in mind when studying it, and what are some unanswered/ unsolved issues regarding its uses?
      Edit: Okay, so turns out I've had a *few* question 😄

    • Psecter
      Psecter Před měsícem +1

      @Sigurd Jensen El Psy Congroo

  • Little Heck
    Little Heck Před 2 měsíci +797

    I will always cherish these rare moments when Internet Historian comes out of his cave to release more magic into the world.

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    • M E
      M E Před 20 dny +2

      @Tisto Almenio isn't podcast defined as episodic audio recordings of discussions?
      The heavy editting of these videos kinda betrays that "audio" part I think.
      Or are you talking about some other series from him?

    • Mr Croob
      Mr Croob Před měsícem +3

      @Tisto Almenio You do realize this video is basically a podcast with some edits for visuals right?

    • Tisto Almenio
      Tisto Almenio Před 2 měsíci +2

      Unfortunately, it looks like he's going the "podcast" route. Snoozefest...

    • Jatopian
      Jatopian Před 2 měsíci +23

      We're very lucky because as a previous video showed, when people go into caves they don't always come out again.
      ...Too soon?

  • Joshua Kennedy
    Joshua Kennedy Před 2 měsíci +643

    Not just once, but twice he calls the firmament a "filament."
    What a legend.

    • Tooley
      Tooley Před 6 dny +1

      Ok, good. I thought I was losing my faculties. Thanks for the comment.

    • Louie Vito
      Louie Vito Před 2 měsíci

      Or maybe he's dumb?

      I AM JURELL Před 2 měsíci +3

      @DubyaDubya That's why I think it's bait.

    • Lydia Pasitos
      Lydia Pasitos Před 2 měsíci

      I had to double check the first time.

    • DubyaDubya
      DubyaDubya Před 2 měsíci +10

      I laughed so hard at that flub--especially since the earlier joke about "nobody thinks you're smart!" Internet Historian, you madman, we love you.

  • BuzzLightYearPFP
    BuzzLightYearPFP Před 2 měsíci +60

    i love when the editor makes his own jokes. the battery in the ocean killed me

  • Brielle Elise
    Brielle Elise Před 2 měsíci +58

    This is the first time someone in a video set off our Alexa, and it pulled up a mixed playlist of Who Let the Dogs Out. Well played, sir.

  • Salty Sea Of Tears
    Salty Sea Of Tears Před měsícem +12

    There are only two persons on earth who can do advertising correctly - Ryan Reynolds and the Internet Historian.

  • Yobamos
    Yobamos Před 2 měsíci +976

    #14 on trending for gaming
    sick gameplay in this vid I can’t wait to see you hit more insane shots

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    • Aka DADA
      Aka DADA Před měsícem

      Someone’s been taking notes from the Spiffing Brit

    • Trixy Lizard
      Trixy Lizard Před 2 měsíci

      @Ethan Bash That does most definitely get picked up by the algorithm, erroneously. This isn't a gaming video. That's the whole point what are you smoking?

    • Ef o'Vex
      Ef o'Vex Před 2 měsíci

      @Trixy Lizard no

    • Ethan Bash
      Ethan Bash Před 2 měsíci +1

      If you look closely starting at 4:35 there is about 4 seconds of gameplay used in that bit by Ambiguousamphibian. Not sure if 4 seconds of another channel's gaming video used for a short bit makes for this being a proper gaming video but nevertheless, shouts out to his game play channel!!

  • Gordon Slamsay
    Gordon Slamsay Před 2 měsíci +24

    a field of muk followed by miles and miles of tundra leading to a mysterious cursed mountain range is actually kinda cool

    • darmam0o
      darmam0o Před 2 měsíci +12

      It's called "Russia".

  • Whu Dhat
    Whu Dhat Před 2 měsíci +11

    I never tire of the sublime editing, plus you and Mr.Things have extra... *ordinary* chemistry 😏

  • massimo cole
    massimo cole Před 2 měsíci +5

    8:52 I realize this is a bit of a jest, but I feel like I have to point out that a bunch of short ropes linked end to end is the same strength as one long rope. That's what long ropes are.

  • Geoff F.
    Geoff F. Před 2 měsíci +230

    I love how he invented a space elevator in like the worst but still feasible way ever.

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    • Stratosphere
      Stratosphere Před 2 měsíci

      @Mark Aspen For the Earth ship to traverse across space water, would that mean that the inside is hollow and that is what allows us to float?

    • Stratosphere
      Stratosphere Před 2 měsíci +1

      Ship Earth Theory, the Earth is a giant ship floating on space water that we need to anchor down

    • Eldenbolt
      Eldenbolt Před 2 měsíci +1

      Clearly all we need is the elevator from Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.

    • onewhosaysgoose
      onewhosaysgoose Před 2 měsíci +3

      No he didn't: the problem remains tensile strength. Parts of the cable are being help up because they are suborbital. Earth's gravity and rotation means no material can hold such a cable together.
      Using the moon as shown makes it MUCH worse because there is a lot more cable with a suborbital period (which therefore must be held up be the cable)

  • Goddess Redina
    Goddess Redina Před 2 měsíci +975

    I like to imagine they freeze you, send you to alpha Centauri, but when you wake up... You find out that during that time they invented wormhole travel, and have already colonized the system before you got there.

    • Man
      Man Před 10 dny

      Pretty sure this is a bot guys

    • Ivan Petrov
      Ivan Petrov Před 20 dny

      @PlebNC what's gonna be the conflict? The protagonist stays frozen until the end

    • Sanguine Skull Ch.
      Sanguine Skull Ch. Před měsícem

      Basically Elite Dangerous' Generation Ships.

    • FuciMiNaKule
      FuciMiNaKule Před měsícem

      @Shoug Honestly agreed, like Ordinary Things said in the video, in any other case you wake up after 100 years and then just die there because it's a barebones wasteland with no chance of survival. If I get sent there now then they better colonize that shit before I arrive.

    • Shoug
      Shoug Před měsícem

      That would be a great relief, right? Like, you thought you were embarking on an arduous and perilous mission to colonize space, and then you wake up and it's all done. That's like best case scenario.

  • Lil Fellhurt
    Lil Fellhurt Před 2 měsíci +18

    Im pretty sure i've rewatched all his videos more than 5 times at this point there's, just something so relaxing about his voice and the weird shit he is spewing out.

  • Nesli
    Nesli Před 2 měsíci +2

    one thing i love about the "do aliens exist?" debate is how someone approaches it. like if both parties believe that life on earth is very unique and know how massive the universe is there is two ways to argue their belief/non-belief in aliens: "our life and existence on earth is so unique that it is impossible to recreate it in a similar way anywhereelse in the universe" and the other being "the universe is so massive and unknown to us that it is impossible to be the lone intelligent lifeform" - either way i love theorizing about this topic.

  • Dr. Pepper
    Dr. Pepper Před 2 měsíci +9

    I am 100% convinced that the guy in the picture is a time traveller who intentionally aliased himself as "John Batman" during the first inception of Australia as a Prison Colony so that he can name everything over his favorite superhero while doing a little bit of morally ambiguous trolling since it's the early 17-18th Century in world history

  • Prysn
    Prysn Před měsícem +9

    If it’s as big as a planet, but cube shaped, I would definitely say that’s an ancient alien megastructure.

  • Sourojit Ganguly
    Sourojit Ganguly Před 2 měsíci +935

    it's so funny hearing the historian and mr ordinary things call the large hadron collider "the cern" for three minutes straight. that's like calling a space rocket "the nasa" lmao

  • Phoenia
    Phoenia Před 2 měsíci +95

    As someone studying astronomy for my Major, the third criteria that the IAU added to demote dwarf planets has always driven me insane.

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    • Innocent Smith
      Innocent Smith Před 2 měsíci +3

      @Drew Feille it's kind of a tautological, but still useful, statement that asteroid belts are made up of asteroids, so a planet can't be part of an asteroid belt. That then gives a minimum size for planets based on their Hill radius, in a roundabout way.

    • Innocent Smith
      Innocent Smith Před 2 měsíci +1

      Planetary scientists are such nerds. Imagine not studying stars and galaxies.

    • Michael Clifford
      Michael Clifford Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Drew Feille The other interesting bit is the prevailing theory that Ceres was previously the core of a rocky planet which got destroyed at some point in the past, likely due to all the debris in that band of the solar system

    • Michael Clifford
      Michael Clifford Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Phoenia Ah, I wasn't aware of that. I thought I'd read it was a Kuiper belt object that got captured

  • Zorro9129
    Zorro9129 Před 2 měsíci +1

    This was an entertaining video, and I never knew that facet of the flat earth stuff. Goes to show that at any given time there is a difference in beliefs between plebs and intellectuals.

  • Pickle Lad
    Pickle Lad Před 2 měsíci +3

    The thing about the whole CERN launcher idea is that we’ve already thought of it with the concept of mass driver cannons. It could legitimately work.

  • Uber Laufer
    Uber Laufer Před 2 měsíci +7

    Imagine we're the first sentience to enter space and by like millions of years of heads-up, and we end up the end boss of the galaxy.

  • Nayle
    Nayle Před 2 měsíci +6018

    I love the idea that there were just a bunch of scientists in a room like "I don't care about Pluto, we can't be adding more planets to the solar system! We'll look dumb!"

    • Dreadstone
      Dreadstone Před 3 dny

      @OLEGSHA yeah i guess, but by all properties they are planets its just that we name them different.

      OLEGSHA Před 3 dny

      Another fun fact: strictly speaking, a planet has to revolve not around a sun, but around the Sun. If it meets all criteria for being a planet but orbits some other star, it’s an exoplanet, and by definitions exoplanets are not planets. Pretty geocentric IMO. Makes sense for astronomers of current day I guess…

      OLEGSHA Před 3 dny

      Let me put it this way: the job of the people defining “planet” was to be descriptive, not prescriptive. The most laconic way of describing what a celestial body had to be to have been called a planet prior, is the current definition + “or Pluto”. Pluto was an outlier, and so it only made sense to simplify the definition by removing it from planets. (This is a little prescriptive, yes, but it’s better than having exceptions in definitions.) Including all other dwarf planets would be much worse because that wouldn’t align with how everyone used the word “planet” prior.

    • FuciMiNaKule
      FuciMiNaKule Před měsícem

      @NewPaulActs17 There is difference between having moons/objects in orbit and having objects in the neighborhood. Having clear neighborhood means that there are no objects around that are NOT ORBITING the planet. So our Moon is orbiting the Earth, Jupiter's moons are orbiting Jupiter, however Pluto is too small to clear the neighborhood, and so there are objects around it that are not orbiting Pluto, they are just flying around orbiting the Sun, just like Pluto. Charon is also not strictly speaking orbiting Pluto, they are kinda orbiting each other and so like IH said in the video, if you want to consider Pluto a planet you'd have to consider it a binary Charon-Pluto planet, not to mention the dozens and dozens of other objects that would all suddenly classify.

    • Dreadstone
      Dreadstone Před 2 měsíci

      @NewPaulActs17 what a clown

  • GunShocka
    GunShocka Před 2 měsíci +2

    Ironically, There is a company that literally has the same idea as them for cern. Literally fling things into space by rotating them super fast and letting momentum carry it. It actually has promise

  • Jiří Láska
    Jiří Láska Před 2 měsíci +2

    They are actually making a spinning launch system for orbital rockets. It seems really cool.

  • tehbertl
    tehbertl Před 2 měsíci +90

    I can't believe nobody has mentioned Ordinary naming a cube-shaped Earth "Cuba" at 19:20. That's brilliant and it has gone completely unacknowledged.

    • Vapor_YT
      Vapor_YT Před 7 dny

      "Cube Earth" he says

    • Spuddywesker
      Spuddywesker Před měsícem

      @Matt yeah its cube earth

    • Mr. Original
      Mr. Original Před měsícem +2

      OK, so I'm not crazy.

    • Sam Mitchell
      Sam Mitchell Před 2 měsíci +3

      @Matt Yeah me too...

    • Matt
      Matt Před 2 měsíci +17

      sounds like "cube Earth" to me

  • John Stamos
    John Stamos Před 2 měsíci +3

    I’m honestly really impressed by this argument for Pluto still being a planet. Like they didn’t have to do them like that. You clearly did your research

  • william dittmann
    william dittmann Před 2 měsíci +2087

    "They should just separate them into big planets and small planets." That's... literally what it means to be a dwarf planet...

    • Michael
      Michael Před 2 měsíci

      @Jay Eisenhardt there are different types of stars the really big ones are classifies as "supergiants" my point was if Pluto was classified as a planet then the moon would also classify as a planet.

    • NewNecro
      NewNecro Před 2 měsíci

      @Jay Eisenhardt The are stars smaller than Jupiter. Size isn't what determines what a star is or isn't.
      There are too many of objects with size of Pluto. The very reason Pluto was classified as a planet was because its surface was brightest for an object that far out that could be detected with technology of the time, nothing to do with size.
      It's also specifically because of Pluto that scientists were pushing for redefine what planet is otherwise we should've gone instead of 9 to 28+ planets.

    • Civilized Unicorn
      Civilized Unicorn Před 2 měsíci

      @Wave mercury orbits a star, the moons orbit planets, there's the doffwrence

    • Civilized Unicorn
      Civilized Unicorn Před 2 měsíci

      @Filip Bitala they don't orbit stars they orbit júpiter which it orbits a star

    • HE’S coming soon
      HE’S coming soon Před 2 měsíci +1

      Believe in our Lord 🙏. Our Saviour Jesus Christ died so that we will live. Jesus said, "I'm the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me". John 14:6.

  • Stefan Malic
    Stefan Malic Před 2 měsíci +7

    "If the space is so big, why won't it fight me?"

  • hugh hogan
    hugh hogan Před 2 měsíci +68

    I like how they basically described a fallout style random loot encounter for space. Dead bodies, cola, and a gun. If that isn’t something I’d likely find together in fallout then I dunno what is.
    Also I think another few things about Pluto is it’s mildly elliptical and has a tilted axis.

  • OverestimatedForesight
    OverestimatedForesight Před měsícem

    For the space elevator, you're right that you can basically just pull things across it if you have a strong enough rope and it's anchored in the right place.
    Anchored in the right place means geostationary orbit. You still have to fight Earth's gravity to climb up it but it's waaaaay easier than putting things into orbit with rockets. The moon isn't in geostationary orbit so we generally think about using an asteroid or artificial station as the anchor.
    The strong enough rope is the big problem. Even carbon nanotubes aren't strong enough.

  • TheNiennaTasartir
    TheNiennaTasartir Před 2 měsíci +3

    haha, including the mass effect space map theme was a very nice touch, love it

  • Satanas Ex Machina
    Satanas Ex Machina Před 2 měsíci +2820

    The important thing is, no matter what we choose to do with all that space, I think we can all agree a nice rug and coffee table will really help tie the room together... and maybe a lamp.

    • Ding Ding The Youtube Buddy
      Ding Ding The Youtube Buddy Před 15 dny

      @bornana gaming fuckn-A

    • 450FI🇮🇹
      450FI🇮🇹 Před měsícem +1

      A nice pizza oven for the weekend with the boys

    • bornana gaming
      bornana gaming Před měsícem +2

      That rug really tied the room together

    • 123apacino
      123apacino Před 2 měsíci

      Maybe the answer to space was the friends we made along the way?

    • Caleb Cox
      Caleb Cox Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Vincent Valentine I unironically have all these things in my living room, did I use my space properly?

  • Trygve Plaustrum
    Trygve Plaustrum Před 2 měsíci +1

    *Did you guys hear about the manhole the Americans might have shot into space?*
    They used nearly the full force of an atom bomb to project it!
    If they did shoot it into space, it would've predated the Soviets' Sputnik launch!

  • U R Phake And Gey
    U R Phake And Gey Před 2 měsíci

    Actually, that rule kind of does target Pluto. I wouldn't be surprised if we found "binary planetary systems" one day, where it's an object much bigger than Pluto, but shares its orbit with another planet like Pluto.

  • Cup Cake Unleashed
    Cup Cake Unleashed Před 2 měsíci

    What about a focused magnet station on the moon that attracts the ships the moment they get out of Earth's atmosphere. Then they can slingshot off the moon toward mars?

  • eric kilo
    eric kilo Před 2 měsíci

    6:53 I like that idea. Make a giant vertical tube underground and at the bottem was a capsule. Using magnets to propel the shutttle up thru the tube and ultimately give a giant fuck you to the sky. Brilliant

  • Treska
    Treska Před 2 měsíci +4

    "you know when you're a pirate"
    Excellent callback.

  • Jose
    Jose Před 2 měsíci +3

    This is the only channel I could watch an entire 20 minute video of and still not know what's going on

  • Magic Medic
    Magic Medic Před 2 měsíci +1

    Can we talk about how genius of a gag it is to have a green screen on the moon, so you can fake the moon landing

  • Caoilfhionn Dunbar
    Caoilfhionn Dunbar Před 2 měsíci

    my favorite model of the universe is an old greek one. guy thought the solar system was a tine o beans. earth at the center, everything rotated around it, and the stars were holes poked in this giant cylinder that had the planets in it/ everything outside that cylinder was just infinite fire, and thats why the starts were bright. its so fucking funny.

  • Come Fast To Get Into My Body
    Come Fast To Get Into My Body Před 2 měsíci +2021

    raycon's noise cancelling is so competent that raycon have never heard a complaint since their earphones were introduced

    • PippyM
      PippyM Před měsícem

      @motifcycle Damn bro where did you get something like those?

    • motifcycle
      motifcycle Před měsícem +6

      I got these baller earbuds last week. They come attached to a wire so you don't even have to charge them!

    • PippyM
      PippyM Před měsícem

      @jffry890 funny enough i bought some cheap chinese raycon knockoffs for like 1/3rd the price of the regular ones. and they sound better than the actual ones. also better waterproofing so i can use them in the shower.

    • Ebola
      Ebola Před měsícem +7

      the raycons in my back yard wont stop screeching and fighting in the middle of the night

    • john john
      john john Před měsícem +1

      I heard raycons are pretty shit

  • Mallory Lamb
    Mallory Lamb Před 2 měsíci +1

    These videos are great at reminding me that I probably know too much random nonsense, because I find myself frustratingly yelling random facts at Internet Historian every time one comes out.

  • Mark Sigmund Ziolkowski
    Mark Sigmund Ziolkowski Před 2 měsíci +16

    You reminded me of Laika and I do not like to be reminded as her story is always changing based on who is telling it. But one thing is for certain - she was the best astronaut and always will be.
    Sidenote: I am surprised you mentioned the poles of Mars and magnetic launches of shuttles but not stabilising Mars with a magnetosphere that would help with the storms as the theory is that putting magnetic arrays on the poles would do so. And, the best place to land on Mars is anywhere near a stable underground lava tube because it a wide enough can work as a base. There could be water downwards as well we do not know. I'd like Venus explored more as it turns out most of our assumptions about it were wrong but getting anything there is a hurdle.

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    • Vítor Monteiro
      Vítor Monteiro Před měsícem

      Hey, sorry for the bother, why is Laika the best astronaut? Not questioning, but I'm more into astronomy and constellations than space exploration, so I'm curious on your take on it. Also because my father had a dog which was named after her (Lord, she was huge then).

  • Ander
    Ander Před 2 měsíci +3

    This is by far the best IH combo. MORE ORDINARY THINGS!!!

  • Dan of Antiquity
    Dan of Antiquity Před 2 měsíci +2

    Speaking of space love: you forgot to mention that in zero gravity, doggystyle and reverse cowgirl are the same thing. Think about it...

  • Jeb Broham
    Jeb Broham Před 2 měsíci +1096

    I will always cherish these rare moments when Internet Historian comes out of his cave to release more magic into the world.

    • IamOutOfNames
      IamOutOfNames Před 2 měsíci

      @MrMaselko Is he still there?

    • MrMaselko
      MrMaselko Před 2 měsíci +3

      Last time he even told us about the cave

    • James Salsman
      James Salsman Před 2 měsíci +1

      Hear, hear!

    • Zero
      Zero Před 2 měsíci +8

      @Lucas Rueda Is Wendigoon STILL in there?

    • Lucas Rueda
      Lucas Rueda Před 2 měsíci +8

      You know who didn't get out of his cave?

  • Pyratheon
    Pyratheon Před měsícem

    The acceleration into space is a real thing! Real Engineering did a video on it 4 months ago. For Satellites though

  • NorikSigma
    NorikSigma Před 2 měsíci

    "call them the small planets" that's literally what they did bruh. they're called dwarf planets
    also Ceres was considered one of the main planets for several decades and schoolkids learned it

  • James Guy
    James Guy Před 2 měsíci +1

    Funny thing is, they are taking about magnets making a velocity to launch something to space, but Spinlaunch is already planning something similar with their Slingshot method.

  • Ruben
    Ruben Před 2 měsíci +1

    If we're going to categorize big planets and small planets I think I found a really good name for the small ones like Pluto; let's call them dwarf planets

  • Stefan i
    Stefan i Před 2 měsíci +1

    9:30 holy fuck. isnt that like a great way to generate shitloads of free energy? think about it. just have the moon pull something on this infinite railtrack that goes around the earth? RIGHT? what am I missing?

  • Connor Munro-Flanagan
    Connor Munro-Flanagan Před 2 měsíci +3

    20:33 "why don't they name them the big planets and the small planets and be done with it?" That's literally exactly what they're doing with the term dwarf planet hahaha

  • MeowTheRainbowX
    MeowTheRainbowX Před 2 měsíci +16

    Don’t forget that when Eris was discovered, it was a candidate for a tenth planet. It was soon found to be smaller than they thought but still slightly larger than Pluto. Haumea, Makemake, and a couple other known objects are also comparable. The rationale was that they needed a new category for these Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud objects. It feels like an arbitrary distinction to me, though.

    • Hecatom
      Hecatom Před měsícem

      Not really, since the logic is sound, those are bodies on their orbits that have not cleaned it

    • s
      s Před měsícem +2

      @I don't know you'd hate Hawaii that's for sure

    • I don't know
      I don't know Před měsícem +1

      I'm glad dwarf planets are out because they all have really shitty names, like Haumea and Makemake

  • Jago Sutherland
    Jago Sutherland Před 2 měsíci +1

    “Why don’t you just call them the big planets and the small planets?”
    What do you think dwarf planet means?

  • König der Welt
    König der Welt Před 2 měsíci +83

    I used to work at CERN. While the LHC is not running you may be able to book tours to the detectors. (Those are the places where the particle streams colide)
    If you go to Geneva some time you should try and visit. It is one crazy impressive piece of equipment.
    They are running a lot of interesting experiments.

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    • Mark Sigmund Ziolkowski
      Mark Sigmund Ziolkowski Před 2 měsíci

      You clearly missed the bit where they want to go there to use it as a loo and presumably launch that into space.

    • Okabe Rintaro
      Okabe Rintaro Před 2 měsíci

      Stop making my friend's pocket watch break

    • D Howison
      D Howison Před 2 měsíci +7

      Experiments like opening portals to the lizard dimension. Nah I’m good I’ll just stay in my basement

    • Inshrektor Gadget
      Inshrektor Gadget Před 2 měsíci

      That's really cool. If I ever tour Europe someday, I'll remember this.

  • Knightly
    Knightly Před 2 měsíci

    4:00 same can be said about every improvement we've made as a society! We we're making substantial progress in almost everything, then the soviet union fell and the western world got fat and lazy at their victory party. We're reaping what we sowed! ( complacency)

  • Jacob Green
    Jacob Green Před 2 měsíci

    That description of flat earth at the start is the exact same description of the current model with different words. Habitable earth-Mediterranean, waters-sky, inhospitable mud- inhospitable space, ice-idk some kinda cmb analog, mountain range-edge of observable or inobservable universe

  • UnexpectedBonk 404
    UnexpectedBonk 404 Před 2 měsíci +1

    Unironically IH described exactly how some of the Hadron Collider works with his ship launching idea.

  • Sheauwn
    Sheauwn Před 2 měsíci +3302

    Australia is kind of like a dwarf continent, as it was unable to pull in the contents of Oceania to form a proper landmass. Count your lucky stars that NASA hasn't taken you off the map yet.

    • That Freedom Guy
      That Freedom Guy Před měsícem

      @Mike Sendec LOL!

    • Mike Sendec
      Mike Sendec Před měsícem +1

      @That Freedom Guy well I have a plate if you can't even afford to put anything on it

    • Mike Sendec
      Mike Sendec Před měsícem

      @That Freedom Guy sounds like continent copium

    • Keirnoth
      Keirnoth Před 2 měsíci

      @Klobi for President Considering their PM, GOOD.

    • SynthwaveHyena
      SynthwaveHyena Před 2 měsíci

      @Aidan Literally the same thing

  • dormghost
    dormghost Před 2 měsíci

    " They've been sending people to space, when they should have sent space, to people!"
    Hahahaha I was like, he's right tho, why didn't we thibk of that lolol

  • Kyle White
    Kyle White Před 2 měsíci +2

    "One rope is not gunna stay strong"
    "Two ropes" 🤣

  • Kay Murakami
    Kay Murakami Před 2 měsíci

    someone actually did sit inside a particle accelerator (well his head went in) and got hit by a particle so it wouldnt be the first time

  • Linus Lundquist
    Linus Lundquist Před 2 měsíci

    "Why don't we just call them the big planets and the small planets and be done with it." If only there was a term that meant "small planet"... Something like "dwarf planet" or something...

  • Žygimantas Šilobritas
    Žygimantas Šilobritas Před měsícem

    "Just teach the kids all the big planets and ignore the small ones!"
    But.. but isn't that literally what dwarf planet classification is for?
    Which still means Pluto isn't a "real" planet.

  • Kasopea
    Kasopea Před 2 měsíci

    So you can't even have any particles that have mass move at the speed of light, because of physics or something I don't know...

  • Thomas Someone
    Thomas Someone Před 2 měsíci

    "why don't you just call them the big planets and the small planets and be done with it?" kings they do that, they're called the planets and dwarf planets.

  • brent bandy
    brent bandy Před měsícem

    This was very funny and informative XD I clicked new to me, and found you today!

  • Charlie St. Niklaus
    Charlie St. Niklaus Před 2 měsíci +2687

    One time as a child I paddled an air mattress to a tiny island way out in a giant lake.
    Once I got there i stepped on the shore and sunk knee deep in bird crap. So I totally buy the mud at the edge of the world theory

    • Jebber
      Jebber Před 2 měsíci

      @Squeewa Vile squeewa

    • Squeewa
      Squeewa Před 2 měsíci

      @Jebber gross furry

    • Charlie St. Niklaus
      Charlie St. Niklaus Před 2 měsíci +4

      @relaxation station I was 9. That should answer all your questions

    • Nojuan Atall
      Nojuan Atall Před 2 měsíci +1

      So you started the pandemic lolol

    • HE’S coming soon
      HE’S coming soon Před 2 měsíci

      Hey guys 🤝. Our Saviour Jesus Christ died so that we will live. Jesus said, "I'm the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me". John 14:6.

  • OverestimatedForesight
    OverestimatedForesight Před měsícem

    "Why didn't we call Ceres a planet?"
    We did! We called it a planet when we first discovered it. Then we discovered the rest of the asteroid belt.

  • Okie G8
    Okie G8 Před 2 měsíci

    I never got the space suit In space, there’s space in the suit while you’re in space inside a space suit, but if you leave that space you’re in space.

  • sour grapes
    sour grapes Před 2 měsíci +42

    also IH, i wonder if you're at all interested in doing a D&D series of some sort. you've got a talent for collaborative storytelling, multiple good friends with which you have great chemistry, and a wonderfully rich voice that's suited for narrative (as demonstrated by storymode). not to mention the style of editing on this channel would make the visual aspects of such an endeavor uniquely entertaining. i think quite a few people, including myself, would be interested in seeing what sort of roleplaying shenanigans you could cook up. my favorite video of yours is definitely the horror movie bit with sumito where you both navigate horror cliches through roleplay. just a thought.

  • Jerry Williams
    Jerry Williams Před 2 měsíci +2

    The true mystery of the universe is the friends we made along the way

  • Little Heck
    Little Heck Před 2 měsíci +90

    The important thing is, no matter what we choose to do with all that space, I think we can all agree a nice rug and coffee table will really help tie the room together... and maybe a lamp.

  • Cutie Patrol
    Cutie Patrol Před 2 měsíci

    Not all planets are spheres though, they found a planet that's more the shape of a rugby ball.

  • Ryland Plassmann
    Ryland Plassmann Před 2 měsíci

    If anyone wants to know about some underrated space shows here's two that I know:
    The Expanse series on Amazon Prime Video. Based on a book series it takes place centuries in the future in our solar system where war between the United Nations of Earth and the Martian Congressional Republic are in the brink of war. While the Belters are oppressed by both governments varies terrorist groups form the Outer Planets Alliance to attempt independence. All the while an alien life form threatens the existence of humanity. Praised for depicting life and combat in space vary accurately. Note: the books were written when it was assumed there was not much water in space, now we know there's plenty.
    For All Mankind on Apple TV (an original). An alternate timeline where the late 1960s the Soviets get to the Moon first. The Space Race continues as both the U.S. and the U.S.S.R one-up each other in space colonization. Water is discovered on the Moon 50 years earlier, helium-3 stops climate change, economic priorities are geared towards space exploration and communism becomes more mainstream around the world.
    There are probably some others but I don't know them.

  • Arsonist
    Arsonist Před 2 měsíci

    So my main take away from this video was that Ordinary Things did a Ted Talk which I've just now watched.
    And my main take away from *that* that has no one seriously found out his real name by now?
    I am kidding of course the Ted Talk was very interesting do go check it out.

  • Matt
    Matt Před 2 měsíci

    20:29 "why don't you call them the big planets and the small planets?"
    the people who classified Pluto as a dwarf planet: "?????"

  • BASA Bromander
    BASA Bromander Před 2 měsíci +23

    I love that they half discover some genuine space travel ideas like magnetic catapults and space tethers, then just imagine the worst ways possible to implement them

  • Rusty Shackleford
    Rusty Shackleford Před 2 měsíci

    Damn, I was kinda hoping they'd talk about Operation Paperclip and the hilarious implications that come with it.

  • Place Holder
    Place Holder Před 2 měsíci

    "Just call them the big planets and small planets"
    That's why we have dwarf planets

    • Frank Bandera
      Frank Bandera Před měsícem

      We've always had big planets and small planets but they were known as Major planets and minor planets before astronomers voted to have planets and dwarf planets and decided the universe has only eight planets.

  • Elliot Nolan
    Elliot Nolan Před 2 měsíci

    20:31 “Why don’t you call them the big planets and the small planets” or maybe rather than small planets they call them ‘dwarf planets’… oh wait, they did do that…

  • Animaster89
    Animaster89 Před 2 měsíci

    I doubt the cern ring is even able to get it to 1% of the speed of light

  • Heilon Iris
    Heilon Iris Před 2 měsíci +1032

    The editors must be doing inhumane hours for 2 IH videos to be out on the same day

    • Mygg Jeager
      Mygg Jeager Před 2 měsíci

      @Delvinfortreasure Thank you kind sir.

    • Delvinfortreasure
      Delvinfortreasure Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Mygg Jeager it's on his storymode channel

    • ToothpikcOriginal
      ToothpikcOriginal Před 2 měsíci

      I doubt it, the editing on this one was a bit lacking compared to other In The Fields sadly :/

    • The Grey Turtle Entertainment
      The Grey Turtle Entertainment Před 2 měsíci

      @Purple Perfection do they celet thanksgiving in new zeaustraland?

    • Purple Perfection
      Purple Perfection Před 2 měsíci +8

      IH actually keeps them in his basement and calls them his little rats. For Thanksgiving all they had were the picked clean bones of the turkey. He feeds them once a month, and gives them just enough water to survive. They also pee in corners and scurry away quickly when you flash a light at them

  • Chadder McNadder
    Chadder McNadder Před 2 měsíci

    Never thought id hear sea of thieves music in a space video, love it!

  • Galacticboy2009
    Galacticboy2009 Před 2 měsíci

    It's interesting how the Internet Historian's voice becomes more British to match the guest..
    I guess I'd do the same thing.
    It's natural.

  • vsGoliath
    vsGoliath Před 2 měsíci

    "Don't go out there and try to discover Australia. You'll get eaten."
    No no, that's just what'll happen when you *find* Australia.

  • Spencer Dixon
    Spencer Dixon Před měsícem

    Speaking as someone who knows next to nothing about space elevators:
    The rope idea seems solid in concept, but the moon rotates too… so another rail? Right?

  • Kyle Aiden
    Kyle Aiden Před 2 měsíci +2

    I love how the theme of Guts is associated with tragedy

  • Trevor Rooney
    Trevor Rooney Před měsícem +1

    Absolute banger as always. But man. "Filament" still grates on me. Firmament.

  • Faglerwagen
    Faglerwagen Před 2 měsíci +2

    Thanks for entertaining us Mr Mode

  • Meatwad Baggins
    Meatwad Baggins Před 2 měsíci

    When I go to Mars I'm bringing a Declaration of Independence

  • Average K
    Average K Před 2 měsíci +362

    My grandpa has a lot of stories about the space race in the 60s, and one of my favorites he’s told me is when all of the physicists and engineers responsible for getting the rocket off earth couldn’t figure out how to get the fuel tank to be light enough to lift off but big enough to hold the necessary fuel because it was just a little bit too heavy. Then a painter suggested not painting the tank and that somehow took off enough weight for the math to check out lmao.

    • aeong
      aeong Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Mahfi K exactly, it increases the speed by at least 20%, this is a scientifically accurate statement and no i will not provide sources

    • Mahfi K
      Mahfi K Před 2 měsíci +3

      @DominatorofGAMING with flame paint job it goes faster

    • Pete Ard
      Pete Ard Před 2 měsíci

      @DominatorofGAMING I mean that's like asking "why shower before a date?".

    • Nunya
      Nunya Před 2 měsíci +6

      But if they had painted the rocket red, we'd have gone to Mars. RED WUNZ GO FASTA

    • Gore Obsessed
      Gore Obsessed Před 2 měsíci +6

      If it ain't red does it go fast