What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench? (Science not Fantasy)

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  • Published: 22 July 2018
  • Did you ever wonder what happened if you detonated a nuclear bomb in the Marianas Trench? No? We neither! Let us find out together!

    This video was inspired by xkcd and a video that shall remain unnamed.
    what-if.xkcd.com/15/

    Sources and further reading
    blog.nuclearsecrecy.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/SR-12-001-CASTLE-BRAVO.pdf
    fourmilab.ch/etexts/effects/
    dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/737271.pdf

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    • riffrocker
      riffrocker  2 days back

      Do one about a nuke in space... like various points... 1000 miles out to 30,000. Include satellite destruction

    • Brandon Miyagishima
      Brandon Miyagishima  4 weeks back

      Wow
      That’s
      Called
      I
      Don’t
      Know
      .

    • Darius Anghelescu
      Darius Anghelescu  1 months back

      Yeah....But wath If wii detonate all nuclear bombs , all of uranium on earth

    • Time to make Changes
      Time to make Changes  1 months back

      Did you know there is a major crisis going on world wide with bird population dramatically plummeting? Maybe you should do a vid on that

  • stan is riding
    stan is riding  1 hours back

    Interesting stuff.

    • Jezza Corbyn MP
      Jezza Corbyn MP  2 hours back

      This channel is basically the infographics show but without the fucked up comments like "next time you're on a plane, try to imagine there might be someone dying 10m away from you"

      • Gorge Ossu
        Gorge Ossu  9 hours back

        4:20 Perfect timing, Doctor Who And Spongebob, who's up for some 420??

        • EvilGame
          EvilGame  10 hours back

          Pourquoi j'ai cette chaîne en recomendation ?

          • underground la pepiteSNK
            underground la pepiteSNK  10 hours back

            STOP THIS CHANEL

            • steven Vinp'wey
              steven Vinp'wey  11 hours back

              Titre en français mais vidéo en anglais 😑😑😑

              • John Paul Ocampo
                John Paul Ocampo  12 hours back

                0:51 best line ever

                • Shen Alacakaranlığın gözü

                  So that's why TNT doesn't effect the place when it explodes in water in Minecraft

                  • Justin Pettit
                    Justin Pettit  16 hours back

                    so its a good idea then

                    • turtles at play
                      turtles at play  17 hours back

                      What about the mantle despite the fact that its impossible now

                      • Max X
                        Max X  17 hours back

                        No probs? OK, let’s do this !

                        • Stephan Gildenhuys
                          Stephan Gildenhuys  18 hours back

                          This happens when mankind wants to play GOD.

                          • Cam Balam
                            Cam Balam  18 hours back

                            They've detonated nukes in the ocean already. It just blows a bunch of water into the air and probably killed a shit load of sealife. But nothing really happened.

                            • DexTheDog
                              DexTheDog  21 hours back

                              Ok what if we detonated all bombs In the trench

                              • WolfGamZ
                                WolfGamZ  21 hours back

                                After watching the video a couple times, i noticed that you made the tzar Bomba with the power of '' only '' 1 megaton of tnt. I think that it was more something like 50 ou 57 megatons of tnt...

                                • Coffee Hound
                                  Coffee Hound  22 hours back

                                  Why is it acceptable for scientist and governments to destroy our planet with their nuclear bombs. While religeous people are accused of being relics of an ancient superstition.

                                  • billy wilson
                                    billy wilson  1 days back

                                    So i guess there is no current in there and all the radioactive stuff just stays in the depth huh... You all dont really beleave that do you?

                                    • Mathieu Fredette
                                      Mathieu Fredette  1 days back

                                      Nothing is bad for our planet. It's just bad for humans.

                                      • amazing powers
                                        amazing powers  1 days back

                                        We should do this

                                        • drexldog
                                          drexldog  1 days back

                                          That penguin has no business driving a sub.

                                          • Leonardo Farias
                                            Leonardo Farias  1 days back

                                            Except not 0:11

                                            • Le petit Panda
                                              Le petit Panda  1 days back

                                              Godzilla at 4:02

                                              • pitt bull
                                                pitt bull  1 days back

                                                Conclusion : si on fait un essai nucléaire (au passage destructeur) au fond l'océan, la terre n'aurait rien... Et on nous fait relativiser en nous comparant ça avec les puissances météo dont la terre est capable. Je suis le seul a trouver ça un peu propagandiste????😁.

                                                • Glenn Sankey
                                                  Glenn Sankey  1 days back

                                                  Here’s a question. Why would you?

                                                  • patrykasroma007
                                                    patrykasroma007  1 days back

                                                    4:19 spogebob house 😂😂😂

                                                    • I blame Tom green for my weirdness

                                                      The Tsar bomb was downgraded because the the russian's were afraid of setting the atmosphere on fire.

                                                      • Son Of Wolf
                                                        Son Of Wolf  1 days back

                                                        Nothing.
                                                        Saved you 6 minutes.

                                                        • Deshaye Grant
                                                          Deshaye Grant  1 days back

                                                          Who else realised spongebobs house in 4:19

                                                          • Brusoo
                                                            Brusoo  1 days back

                                                            Ce serait tellement stupide de gâcher un endroit presque inexploré avec tant de nouvelles espèces !

                                                            • Mark joe De guzman
                                                              Mark joe De guzman  2 days back

                                                              Wait philippines im a filipino its gonna destroy philippines what do i do

                                                              • Derf Slayer
                                                                Derf Slayer  2 days back

                                                                Well, that was a whole lot of nothing.

                                                                • Hellraisa
                                                                  Hellraisa  2 days back

                                                                  Warum ist die scheiße nicht auf deutsch, aber heißt kurzgesagt?

                                                                  • Enzo Zambito
                                                                    Enzo Zambito  2 days back

                                                                    So I basically just watched this whole video for nothing

                                                                    • Gözlüklü Psikopat Kedi kedi kedii

                                                                      Fuck you killer usa!!!

                                                                      • Benito Juarez
                                                                        Benito Juarez  2 days back

                                                                        What if!!?
                                                                        What if
                                                                        What if
                                                                        What if......
                                                                        What if you just do it......
                                                                        I'll do it for you if you want. 🤔

                                                                        • Kactus Bits ツ
                                                                          Kactus Bits ツ  2 days back

                                                                          Well now we know what teh *fallout 4* nuke was

                                                                          • Kayo The Wolf
                                                                            Kayo The Wolf  2 days back

                                                                            Why nuclear test

                                                                            • John Evans
                                                                              John Evans  2 days back

                                                                              What if we filled the trench up all the way with c4, or even detonated
                                                                              the most powerful alkali metal in a large quantity?

                                                                              • Lacoulas 555
                                                                                Lacoulas 555  2 days back

                                                                                Hehe big boom

                                                                                • NorvilStan
                                                                                  NorvilStan  2 days back

                                                                                  770700 immediately Will Die After 5 Hour It will kill 863600 If some one Did That. First What Will Happen it Will At The Bottom Of The Ocean It will destroy The ground main holder and lava will come out and poison and kill all the creatures on the sea and and alot of earth quake will happen in future it will completely fuk the earth for ever and all your son and grand son will be retarded from the nuclear bomby So the question why the fk would some one would do that expect if your a nazti 🍼🍼🍼

                                                                                  • Drew Kirkbride
                                                                                    Drew Kirkbride  2 days back

                                                                                    So, the equivalent of a wet fart in the bath, oh well no need to wipe, just don't drink the bum water.

                                                                                    • Memes 4 You
                                                                                      Memes 4 You  2 days back

                                                                                      2:00 so it’s a fire rasengan?

                                                                                      • Sylvain Duret
                                                                                        Sylvain Duret  2 days back

                                                                                        Aquaman : Uhm, no.

                                                                                        • guido frega
                                                                                          guido frega  2 days back

                                                                                          Horrible

                                                                                          • Pederson Jason
                                                                                            Pederson Jason  2 days back

                                                                                            when they actually tested the tzar bomba they cut it to half its potential.

                                                                                            • Michael Corleone
                                                                                              Michael Corleone  2 days back

                                                                                              Great touch adding the BP logo in there

                                                                                              • Josh Mcaloon
                                                                                                Josh Mcaloon  2 days back

                                                                                                Lets do it!!!