10 Scientific Reasons Why Our Solar System Is Really Weird

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  • Published: 22 July 2019
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  • Frank Crawford
    Frank Crawford  2 weeks back

    There is only one way to life.

    • Merlin5by5
      Merlin5by5  2 weeks back

      Not ODD, special. Designed.

      • Captain Hakob
        Captain Hakob  2 weeks back

        That's no Moon
        What if during the solar systems creation a massive object passed through pulling the planets into a different alignment than they should be maybe could have also destroyed the planets between Mars and Jupiter

        • William France
          William France  2 weeks back

          See that your simple minds cannot grasp the obvious truth I'll make it simple for you fools. There's a living God who created the earth and and the entire universe and it is he that chose this earth and made it habitable for life to exist. Perhaps he purposely left the rest of the universe as a barren wilderness know that one day you fools will deny his existence assuming and assuming that all things are by coincidence but this world is a testimony against your stupidly and will condemn you at the day of judgement.

          • coffeeguy
            coffeeguy  3 weeks back

            And aliens exist

            • Gri8o
              Gri8o  3 weeks back

              Here a little theory, so our star when formed had a parter at one point however for whatever reason out sun got ejected away and lost its original solar system, along it's way it picked up some dust and rock etc and formed our solar system today. That could explain why our sun rotates slower and why all the sun's planets are unique from one another as they are scraps from other places.

              • James Lewis
                James Lewis  3 weeks back

                You make our solar system weird Anton. But in a good way.

                • Muhammad Bashir
                  Muhammad Bashir  3 weeks back

                  But that Tau Ceti & Alpha Centauri star is g-type star similar to our sun?

                  • Dylan Jones
                    Dylan Jones  4 weeks back

                    So our solar system is weird compared to what we've found, but also just happens to have life in it. Possible solution to the Fermi Paradox?

                    • Gregor Samsa
                      Gregor Samsa  4 weeks back

                      1. Pluto and Charon 2. Super Earth and 3. Hot Jupiter and brown dwarft in one System?

                      • Tashunka Witko
                        Tashunka Witko  1 months back

                        What makes you think that *our* solar system is unusual?
                        Hot Jupiters, super-Earths, excentric orbits are easier to detect than boring, small rocky planets in circular orbits.

                        • Jeremy Corbyn
                          Jeremy Corbyn  1 months back

                          Moon ≈ Earth

                          • Solarchos
                            Solarchos  1 months back

                            The question now is WHY is the Solar system so weird compared to others we've discovered so far? What makes OURS so anomalous?

                            • Hector Nonayurbusiness
                              Hector Nonayurbusiness  1 months back

                              Our sun is an old G type

                              • Joku Toinen
                                Joku Toinen  1 months back

                                Maybe we are here just because our star (sun) is so mild in behavior. If it was wilder than it is we wouldn't be here wondering about these things.

                                • Neil Troppmann
                                  Neil Troppmann  2 months back

                                  It"s like there is some intelligent design to our solar system...

                                  • YT kerfuffles
                                    YT kerfuffles  3 months back

                                    maybe the answer is the anthropic principle

                                    • coolkiwiinoz
                                      coolkiwiinoz  3 months back

                                      Is our solar system really so unusual or is it simply that presently we can only detect exoplanets via the dip in brightness caused by them transiting in front of their host star, thereby making it easier & more likely to detect massive planets orbiting close to their host star? For all we know our own solar system’s configuration with relatively small rocky inner planets & large gas giant outer planets is not that unusual at all, but we are presently much less likely to detect such planets. I.E. confirmation bias perhaps?

                                      • Old Beard The Pirate
                                        Old Beard The Pirate  3 months back

                                        Who down votes these great videos? Makes no sense

                                        • Pat
                                          Pat  3 months back

                                          Has nothing to do with luck and everything to do with requirements. We live in a solar system that is perfect for life because if it wasn't then we wouldn't be here to think about the condition of this solar system. Life will always ponder about how perfect it's solar system is when all life will only develop under the correct conditions. No luck needed.

                                          • Taaske Prins
                                            Taaske Prins  3 months back

                                            We cannot speak of objects lightyears away, we should speak of light received. Since photons are affected by gravity we really haven't got a clue about distances , locations and form in the universe.

                                            • bubbacrabb
                                              bubbacrabb  3 months back

                                              I love your channel. When I watch stuff like this I know the real reason is God. I love science and everything about it but to me atleast its shown we have a creator. I'm just a prison guard so dont take this as offensive. I just have my beliefs as I'm sure everyone does. Keep up the good work!

                                              • Nicholas Baum
                                                Nicholas Baum  3 months back

                                                Maybe Mercury was a Hot Juipter?

                                                • Left Hook
                                                  Left Hook  3 months back

                                                  Clearly all of these astronomically rare anomalies happening all in one solar system, the only one apparently having life..the most weird and unique aspect of our solar system, couldn't have been intelligent design. Random chance....with ridiculous.... ..almost incalculably ridiculous odds just has to be the reason.

                                                  • Robert Schlesinger
                                                    Robert Schlesinger  3 months back

                                                    Excellent video. Extremely interesting and important video with implications relating to the scarcity of extraterrestrial intelligent life.

                                                    • chairmanofrussia
                                                      chairmanofrussia  3 months back

                                                      8:28 why pluto should still be a planet.

                                                      • chairmanofrussia
                                                        chairmanofrussia  3 months back

                                                        “Our sun is very quiet, most other stars spin faster and are more active.”

                                                        Fermi Paradox solved?

                                                        • B Smith
                                                          B Smith  3 months back

                                                          I have finally believed I am a wonderful person

                                                          • Luke H
                                                            Luke H  3 months back

                                                            The thing is, when we look at other systems we’re looking at them millions or billions of years in the past when the universe was younger and systems had not yet burned off so much excess energy. Maybe those systems look like ours now. Maybe our system looked like theirs then. We’re never looking at the present. I think this is often overlooked. The solar system is weird though, with all objects seemingly deliberately positioned to support life.

                                                            • Russell Ricks Books
                                                              Russell Ricks Books  3 months back

                                                              I personally wouldn't call it weird. I would instead say unique. With over 200+ necessary constants in place on our planet to create and sustain life, and all the things in balance around us, it seems there is intelligent design.. If one of those constants was removed, I suspect our planet and maybe even our lives would be a little different or maybe even very different. Some Intelligent Being made our lives possible here on Earth.

                                                              • Offroadram2001
                                                                Offroadram2001  3 months back

                                                                Weird it's almost like the solar system was made for us

                                                              • Martin M
                                                                Martin M  3 months back

                                                                What's the criteria which supposedly prevents earths moon from actually being a moon? It can't be mas alone because Jupiter and Saturn have got larger moons. If one factors in the relative mass between two bodies checking whether the combined center of mass lies within one of the bodies strikes me as sensible. In that case earths moon would qualify as a moon, as do all other moons in our solar system with the exception of Charon, afaik.

                                                                • Chris_Wooden_Eye
                                                                  Chris_Wooden_Eye  3 months back

                                                                  My thoughts are that we just got lucky and we were built out of a kind of small gas cloud. There just wasn't enough material for another Star or a brown dwarf and nothing left over for a Super Jupiter. If there was a Super Earth I think Jupiter ate it. We are just lucky all these reasons we are quite are why we exist and again its why i think we are special and there is a lot less intelligent life than we want to believe. I do not think there are no intelligent races out there, but I think its far far less common than the current cultural meta wants us to believe

                                                                  • ZenZapZero
                                                                    ZenZapZero  3 months back

                                                                    At 1:54 I hear that most discovered planetary systems have planets closer to their star, and heavier, not understood why.
                                                                    The explanation I find logical: Exoplanets are discovered by their dimming of their star during transit. Planets close to their star and large planets have a higher chance to be discovered by their dimming.

                                                                    • ZenZapZero
                                                                      ZenZapZero  3 months back

                                                                      PS other differences, like presence of a brown dwarf, irregularity of trajectories seem to me more hazardous for development of life, just like an unmild sun. We would not exist without our solar system being relatively mild for life. Like Anton contradicts "unexplainable" near the end.

                                                                  • lanceuppercut88
                                                                    lanceuppercut88  3 months back

                                                                    My brother has ligma

                                                                    • Sew mehon
                                                                      Sew mehon  3 months back

                                                                      I will tell why solar system is special, it's God made that way for us. We are not accident for this universe we meant to be here.

                                                                      • Frankie and Benjy Mouse
                                                                        Frankie and Benjy Mouse  3 months back

                                                                        “The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”

                                                                        ― Carl Sagan

                                                                    • Big D
                                                                      Big D  3 months back

                                                                      The elements that created life on this planet are common throughout the entire universe so life is everywhere else too .

                                                                      • Shannon Chuprevich
                                                                        Shannon Chuprevich  3 months back

                                                                        It's all in the shock wave. 👏

                                                                        • E t h a n
                                                                          E t h a n  3 months back

                                                                          Proof this is all a simulation 😂💀.

                                                                          • Gil Cohen
                                                                            Gil Cohen  3 months back

                                                                            Maybe that explain why we're alone in the universe

                                                                            • Nesmaniac
                                                                              Nesmaniac  3 months back

                                                                              To think about the real big picture, we are just inside a much bigger building block and clusters of galaxies are probably likened to subatomic particles in the bigger universe perspective just as our subatomic particles could contain trillions of galaxies and planets. One second in the larger universe would be like a trillion years to us. Humans just not programmed to think of themselves in such a non centralist point of view but I'm different apparently because many hate the idea but me, I just look at what seems logical.

                                                                              • Greg Williams
                                                                                Greg Williams  3 months back

                                                                                Why not just use logic. It's called God. I know I know, it's to hard for you.

                                                                                • Greg Williams
                                                                                  Greg Williams  3 months back

                                                                                  @Frankie and Benjy Mouse I think you will ever sorry one day and the way it's going one day soon!
                                                                                  The evidence was shown just over 2000 years ago. It was called Jesus!

                                                                                • Frankie and Benjy Mouse
                                                                                  Frankie and Benjy Mouse  3 months back

                                                                                  Why don't you provide EVIDENCE for that god you are talking about.
                                                                                  We have been waiting for that for over 2000 years not.
                                                                                  Don't you think it's time to put up or shut up?

                                                                              • Abelala Koukaka
                                                                                Abelala Koukaka  3 months back

                                                                                95 dislikes are flat earthers

                                                                              • Aim54Delta
                                                                                Aim54Delta  3 months back

                                                                                The sun is not a singular star. It is in a binary orbit with (as has been speculated) the "planet 9" black hole - which is larger than all current estimates of Planet 9's mass at about 1/12 the sun's mass and an orbital period of around 24,000 years.

                                                                                The real fun part will be the overturning of that "not created or destroyed" clause of thermodynamics - but we aren't there yet. This is why our solar system is so much larger, why there are gas giants out in weird spots, and why the kuiper belt has a shear edge to it.

                                                                                Though some of these anomalies are just that our observational methods of other planetary systems are not going to catch long period orbits.

                                                                                • Eric McManus
                                                                                  Eric McManus  3 months back

                                                                                  I always thought Saturn was smaller than your graphic should it to be compared to Jupiter.

                                                                                  • Sammy Smith
                                                                                    Sammy Smith  3 months back

                                                                                    This conclusions are based on the 3000 systems we have identified until now. We probably have between 200 to 400 billions systems in our Galaxy. I would wait until at least 100000 systems to conclude if our system is indeed weird or it is just a sampling bias.

                                                                                    • mikey holt
                                                                                      mikey holt  3 months back

                                                                                      If you removed the gravity from our solar system nothing would happen.because it works on an electrical basis,meaning it's like a dynamo,so we're electrically bound .

                                                                                    • Jermaine Jimjam
                                                                                      Jermaine Jimjam  3 months back

                                                                                      We have only studied way less than 1 percent of our galaxy so how can he say our solar system is different to every to every other solar system and what about outside the observable universe we may never find intelligent life but I believe it is out there.