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Half the universe was missing... until now

#baryons #Big Bang #whim #veritasium #Education
Half of the ordinary baryonic matter has been tough to find but Fast Radio Bursts made it possible to detect the WHIM. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this video! For 20% off go to https://kiwico.com/veritasium or use code VERITASIUM at checkout..
Special thanks to Prof. Geraint Lewis https://ve42.co/gfl
Nature paper: A census of baryons in the Universe from localized fast radio bursts
Research and Writing by Max Levy, Derek Muller and Jonny Hyman
Editing, Animations, Audio Mix & Mastering by Jonny Hyman
Filmed by Raquel Nuno
Thumbnail by Ignat Berbeci
Music from Epidemic Sound https://epidemicsound.com

#physics #universe #science #quasar #Lyman alpha #missing

Veritasium photo 1 Half the universe was missing...... Veritasium photo 2 Half the universe was missing...... Veritasium photo 3 Half the universe was missing...... Veritasium photo 4 Half the universe was missing......

Scientists are discovering and solving technical problems like this that most of us aren't knowledgeable enough to even know exist.

Meanwhile: flat-earthers are making a comeback. 🙄

by Holy Koolaid 1 week ago

1 week:
Vsauce posted
Veritasium posted
Kurzgesagt posted

by Talha Hasan Zia 1 week ago

Scientists: "We can't find 50% of the matter in space" Also scientists: "We found the missing 50% of matter. It was in space."

by yroohj gouy 1 day ago

Finding the missing baryonic matter, and being able to potentially predict CME's, good year for space.

by Tau Ceti 7 hours ago

What a humble yet powerful message at the end: Don't be afraid to be wrong.

by Giap Chin 1 week ago

Last time I was this early, half the Universe was still missing.

by Om bhatt 1 week ago

Carl: "Check out this whistling noise we detected on the radio! Sounds like lasers, it could be aliens!"
Kevin: "Don't be dumb Carl, it's obviously the sound of low frequency lightning from the other side of the Earth that has been guided back to us by the Earth's magnetic field."
Carl: "Right, that makes perfect sense. I'll go ahead and publish that in our paper then."
Aliens: "lol"

by Eric Su 6 days ago

So this guys saying there’s walls in space

by Willy Dog 1 day ago

I find it interesting that in science that “recently” or “until now” can mean up to 20 gears ago. Lol

by Albin Petschauer 1 week ago

"first we need to talk about lightning. I promise this is related"

Ah, that second sentence tells me I'm not on Vsauce.

by Leo Staley 1 week ago

Veritasium: Half the universe was missing

Me: Someone forgot to carry the 2?

by Mark Ridgaway 1 day ago

Scientists last week: "Just like the simulations"

by EntLogic 1 week ago

Half of the universe was missing...

*Thanos has joined the chat*

... Until now.

*Thanos has left the chat.*

by Prasoon Dwivedi 5 days ago

who else liked, and plans to come back later when they're smarter.

by Patrick Mulopo 1 week ago

Me: "Ma! I can't find the other half of the known universe!"

Ma: "Did you check in the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium?!"

Me: "Yes ma! 🙄"

Ma: "If I go down there and find the rest of the baryonic matter, I swear! 😡"

Me: 😰😱😭

by Diego Acosta 1 week ago

Why couldn’t my high school just shown these videos in science class I probably would’ve actually paid attention

by Cory Lowe 7 hours ago

Me: He's gone fairly grey since his first video
**looks in mirror**
Me: I've gone fairly grey since his first video.

by FreeGoro 4 days ago

One of your best for me, I learned so much: The Lyman - alpha forest, the WHIM, whistlers; well done. More like this please

by Colin Hall 1 hour ago

I think it's interesting how the research went from "that's some weird really short waves coming from somewhere far away" to "we found the missing half of the universe"

by Mikeyla Garcia 1 day ago

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