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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    1. MrRakvalen
      2 napja

      what if we detonated every nuke on the moon?

    2. Sau Yat Samuel Chan
      Sau Yat Samuel Chan
      5 napja

      How about we nuke the sun

    3. Spixey
      8 napja

      Indonesia translete

    4. Ez Name
      Ez Name
      20 napja

      @Vibun Ai Chuan cho người khác có 9 OK

    5. Kpop Scenario
      Kpop Scenario
      28 napja


    14 perccel

    Nuking the Moon in a Nutshell------did we nuke the monn or did it fall back to earth?-------no Sir we DID nuke the moon we just didn't think we did

  3. Josh Slocum
    Josh Slocum
    3 órája

    Theres a movie called earthstorm that kinds deals with bombs on the moon. Maybe not quite as big a scale but...it's a decent flick.

  4. Piotr Hazymut
    Piotr Hazymut
    8 órája

    Why there's no polish subtitles?

  5. Youxxef aka Josef
    Youxxef aka Josef
    12 órája

    The moon is racist. It’s white and black people can’t live there without being instantly killed.

  6. Yefran Guzman
    Yefran Guzman
    14 órája

    Que paso con los subtítulos en español???

  7. Alka tiwari
    Alka tiwari
    14 órája

    at 5:20 i noticed that there is a willhelm scream

  8. AriThe Log
    AriThe Log
    15 órája

    hmm *looks at Der Eisendrach* Hmm *remembering that this channel has a German Version* *me remembering that Richtofen is German* HMMMMMMM

  9. Dươngg Vương
    Dươngg Vương
    17 órája

    This question may sound stupid but I want to know what if we nuke the hurricane. Does it will blow away the hurricane or just doing nothing to it

  10. John Lacey
    John Lacey
    17 órája

    07:15 ...last video of the year twelve thousand twenty...??? Did I fall asleep for 10,000 years and not realize it?

  11. Hypershot
    20 órája

    it would be bad

  12. The Smile
    The Smile
    23 órája

    Rwby fans: hmmm

  13. Oguz Tuna
    Oguz Tuna

    Türkçe altyazı için teşekkürler.

  14. Aspen Jones
    Aspen Jones

    Fuck shit don’t give humans any ideas they already fucked this planet enough now you want to jack up another one

  15. Skeleton590

    Moonnukem 3D Please tell me someone gets the reference.

  16. MoYapH X
    MoYapH X

    Then mars it is .

  17. I have no future
    I have no future

    Well that was intense

  18. Tamlyn Burleigh
    Tamlyn Burleigh

    Really interesting, thank you.

  19. Peacock Tiger
    Peacock Tiger

    I want a video about detonating 10b tsar bombas or detonating 10b tons of tsar bombas or what would happen if we detonated 10b tons of tsar bombas please do it

  20. Random

    what we need to learn: how to pay taxes and live what schools force us to learn:

    1. Random

      @I have no futureno lol

    2. I have no future
      I have no future

      I mean are you complaining? This is awesome

  21. vid126
    2 napja

    "While bedrock is pulverized too rubble" Minecraft players: The WHAT

    1. vid58
      2 napja

      Well only on creative

  22. Zackery Koh
    Zackery Koh
    2 napja

    Let's nuke planet neptune

    1. Zackery Koh
      Zackery Koh
      2 napja

      let's nuke pluto

    2. Zackery Koh
      Zackery Koh
      2 napja

      What if we nuke Jupiter and Neptune

  23. Pontus von Geijer
    Pontus von Geijer
    2 napja

    Donald Trump is the best! :)

    2 napja

    the explosion breaks bedrock Minecraft players: impossible...

  25. Amrio
    2 napja


  26. Daniel Chong
    Daniel Chong
    2 napja

    The soundtrack(s) for this video is so good.

  27. ᐕ_ᴄᴀᴛᴛᴀʙᴇʟʟ
    2 napja

    Now we need a answer to why we havent done that yet

  28. Saladin
    2 napja

    적어도 수성크기정도는 부딪혀야지 궤도가 바뀌지.

  29. ShrimpPimp
    2 napja

    This is how dr eggman pissed on the moon

  30. Sielntie Games
    Sielntie Games
    2 napja

    What if we nuke mars

    1. John Gardner
      John Gardner
      2 napja

      Gotta nuke sumpthin'.

  31. Poggers with a Hard R
    Poggers with a Hard R
    2 napja

    "Moon's Haunted" "Excuse me?" "Moon's Haunted"

  32. AdiB
    2 napja

    Why these violent thoughts?😂

  33. Leandro Parmejani
    Leandro Parmejani
    3 napja

    Legendem em português rapaziada

  34. cyrus jyrell cartoons
    cyrus jyrell cartoons
    3 napja

    I want!

  35. pandaz gaming
    pandaz gaming
    3 napja

    how about we dont

  36. Michael Alberto
    Michael Alberto
    3 napja

    That last line didnt age well

  37. Wylyth
    3 napja

    Next you should do what happens when you nuke a place with a heavy atmosphere, like Venus.

  38. Sir Spangle
    Sir Spangle
    3 napja

    sinatra would be frightened

  39. Delta
    3 napja

    I've come to make an announcement

  40. TomerP פלץ
    TomerP פלץ
    3 napja

    Su and Us be like: “okay, so... blowing up the moon or bombing mercury, your choise”

  41. amorgos
    3 napja


  42. Myri
    3 napja

    the real question is why?

  43. Zombie Doe
    Zombie Doe
    3 napja

    maybe we should just not do that.

  44. Daan Fossion
    Daan Fossion
    3 napja

    it could be a really dumb question, but do you guys animate games like that one where an icebear hits a penguin so hard with a baseballbat that it flies away like into space?

  45. James The first
    James The first
    3 napja

    Why would we nuke the moon

  46. Aishwariya Roy
    Aishwariya Roy
    3 napja

    Scientists: Oil has been found on the moon Anericans:

  47. irrelevanced
    4 napja

    4:40 wait bedrock pulverised?!!? They’re cheating in creative mode!!!! 😳🤬😡

  48. Joshua Chenery
    Joshua Chenery
    4 napja

    You could use a telescope 🔭

  49. Sasha Petrenko
    Sasha Petrenko
    4 napja

    Kurzgesagt at the start of video: you gonna die. 1 minute later: but nah we good, bros.

  50. SHMOUSEY86
    4 napja

    What if we shot a beam of laser piss destroying half the moon from a space station built by a madman to kill a black and red hentai alien?

  51. ItsRiccieboy
    4 napja

    The year twelvethousand and twenty? Huh

  52. Goose
    4 napja

    I love how for every useful kurzgesagt video, there’s one of these

  53. poep eter
    poep eter
    4 napja


  54. poep eter
    poep eter
    4 napja

    So this is not a good idea right?

  55. Macuchan
    4 napja

    If we nuked the earth we would be the dumbest species

  56. Chr1stown
    4 napja

    What’s the song at 4:30?

  57. Charlie F
    Charlie F
    4 napja

    HE SAID LAST VIDEO OF 12020 😭😭😭😭😭

  58. ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻ ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻
    ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻ ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻
    4 napja

    the music is suprisingly good

  59. Montage Main
    Montage Main
    4 napja

    1220? Are you a time traveler

  60. Matt Bates
    Matt Bates
    4 napja

    7:13: your last video of the year 12,020?

  61. Julio Arratia
    Julio Arratia
    5 napja

    When my parents see my grades: 1:40

  62. Gianny Crazy
    Gianny Crazy
    5 napja

    the larger the plasma gets the cooler it becomes -samual hayden

  63. Prasenjit Chakravarty
    Prasenjit Chakravarty
    5 napja

    Plz make a video of nuking Mars plz!!!!

  64. kristen villarta
    kristen villarta
    5 napja


  65. T-800 CSM101
    T-800 CSM101
    5 napja

    A nuke in space is just an over priced EMP.

  66. T-800 CSM101
    T-800 CSM101
    5 napja

    Nuking the moon would be impossible. No oxygen. All explosions need oxygen.

  67. Rémi
    5 napja

    french subtitle please 😟

  68. itachi uchiha
    itachi uchiha
    5 napja


  69. Enzo
    5 napja

    The music is amazing

  70. Glitchify
    5 napja

    Now this is content

  71. Eli Stephenson
    Eli Stephenson
    5 napja

    this is a certified space 1999 moment

  72. Dhruv M Draut
    Dhruv M Draut
    5 napja

    0:45 Why do I hear interstellar music?

  73. Kevan Aberdale
    Kevan Aberdale
    5 napja

    Nuke = darkness hellfire 4 Island flame of electromagnetic destruction chubby chaser fat fetish electromagnetic cloud being plasma demons

  74. 404 user not found
    404 user not found
    5 napja

    whenever i play stellaris i just use your soundtrack

  75. The 2 headed human hydra 12
    The 2 headed human hydra 12
    5 napja

    i am birb

  76. Cones
    5 napja

    Bomb the moon BEFORE we setup things.

  77. Dr. Stupidsmurts
    Dr. Stupidsmurts
    6 napja

    I don’t know why I noticed this but whenever a nuke explodes he says let’s slow down time

    1. Dr. Stupidsmurts
      Dr. Stupidsmurts
      5 napja

      @Yiğithan Kılınç thanks I sort of knew that I thought that one of those explosions lasted like 1 or 2 minutes but I knew he had to slow down time to explain everything

    2. Yiğithan Kılınç
      Yiğithan Kılınç
      5 napja

      Well, if he didn't, the video would only be a few minutes since it's a very sudden explosion and doesn't even last a minute. 5:48

  78. MennQ
    6 napja

    One question, why would we even nuke the moon

  79. wack
    6 napja

    Why did he say year 1221?

  80. mesiveloni
    6 napja

    Damn guess ill cancel my plans :c

  81. ssyndrxme!
    6 napja

    Korosensei would be proud.

  82. Myname Has3Ns
    Myname Has3Ns
    6 napja

    Koro Sensei: *sweating*

  83. RX
    6 napja

    Make Indonesian channel, I can help.

  84. Eevee • 69 years ago
    Eevee • 69 years ago
    6 napja

    7:15 12020?

  85. Mohamed Zyad Chaaib
    Mohamed Zyad Chaaib
    6 napja

    and then me getting my own belt out be like world war 3

  86. warhol
    6 napja

    Love the Hans Zimmer-esque music

  87. Mohamed Zyad Chaaib
    Mohamed Zyad Chaaib
    6 napja

    my mom hitting me with her belt at 3 am be like

  88. No Name
    No Name
    6 napja

    the best of 12,020 book should of been really smaller

  89. Filipe Nunes Da Encarnacao
    Filipe Nunes Da Encarnacao
    6 napja

    Just get a B I G G E R N U K E

  90. nayrrd1
    6 napja

    What if We Nuke a gas giant?

  91. Rodier Ratafakus
    Rodier Ratafakus
    6 napja

    So what if we push moon a bit?

  92. Tom M
    Tom M
    6 napja

    To G+G, Personally I am suspicious of arguing to the ATF about the forearm brace. If Dipman is the head honcho these opinions will be people to go after first. I have a .300 blackout, AR, with binary trigger, AK pistol set the same way and a MPA 9mm pistol. I will not voluntarily turn these in.

  93. Shaun Link
    Shaun Link
    7 napja

    kurzgesagt: *searches up about nuculear stuff* his fbi agent: "that bastards of to something"

  94. Phantom Wraith
    Phantom Wraith
    7 napja

    Humans: **Shoots a nuke at the moon** The Moon, which has been hit by asteroids a hundred times more powerful than the Tsar Bomb: "Oh no. Anyway."

  95. Catter Man
    Catter Man
    7 napja

    This would be perfect for Kurzgesagt out of context

  96. Bags
    7 napja

    If we blew up the moon i would enjoy it

  97. the samurai Hamza xg
    the samurai Hamza xg
    7 napja


  98. Galih A.
    Galih A.
    7 napja

    What would happen if we split the moon in 2? are the result as the same as this video? pls someone answer me

  99. Abdullah Abdul Khaliq
    Abdullah Abdul Khaliq
    7 napja

    Do what if Nuclear weapon hits the Antartica

  100. Chris Walsh
    Chris Walsh
    7 napja

    me:at home kurzgesagt : do you want to know how you will die