Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

  • Published: 27 December 2018
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    Out in the vast coldness of outer space, there are planets that travel alone through darkness without the boundaries of a system. Here’s how this can happen – and why these frozen deserts might secretly harbor alien life.


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    • No Brand YT User
      No Brand YT User  3 weeks back

      plot twist rogue planets are quarantined planets thrown by ayy lmao

    • Jassim Salam
      Jassim Salam  1 months back

      what animation tool is used for this??

    • The CoolBoss
      The CoolBoss  2 months back

      @Der Dattelkopf how is it clickbait 😂

    • Junior Gabe
      Junior Gabe  2 months back

      No *birds* today :(

  • 4pollyoN
    4pollyoN  59 minutes back

    5:55 on the right side.

    • Jacob Curbello
      Jacob Curbello  4 hours back

      Only leviathan size or microscopic... get it?

      • Boerenkinkel Extreme
        Boerenkinkel Extreme  11 hours back

        1:10 imagine this shit going on in our solar system.

        • Quantium
          Quantium  1 days back

          No oil?
          America: I sleep

          • o_____•
            o_____•  1 days back

            What if it was possible to get liquid water on a rogue planet and put a quart of it in some container and drink it, would it be like regular earth water or something else.

            • Hiphyro
              Hiphyro  1 days back

              B A R O T R A U M A

              • Kaptain Khorneflakes
                Kaptain Khorneflakes  1 days back

                great to see the Yuuzhan-Vong and Tyranids getting some coverage.

                • Dawson Toulouse
                  Dawson Toulouse  1 days back

                  So if a planet like Jupiter or bigger was a rogue planet and it had a moon with lots of ice, could that moon sustain life pretty much indefinitely? I think orbits like that decay, but very slowly.

                  • Liam Ham
                    Liam Ham  2 days back

                    awesome, thank you!

                    • The one who sucks
                      The one who sucks  2 days back

                      Is it possible for a rogue planet to join our solar system in the goldilock zone, and have the ice melt?

                      • Papaya Tasty
                        Papaya Tasty  3 days back

                        life finds a way, so they are less likely to trap forever under ice.

                        • Quantium
                          Quantium  15 hours back

                          @Papaya Tasty even if in a one in a trillion chance that it somehow manages to be caught in a stars gravity in just the right place where it gets into orbit and is in a zone where the temperature is just rght enough for an atmosphere to form from the ice cover melting without all the gases being completely lost into space, the extreme and sudden change in temperatures would kill everything that was living under the ice and everything that tries to leave the ice would also die due to not being able to breath air. Also consider the fact that by sheer luck the atmosphere composition has to be just right to be thick enough to deflect asteroids and deadly rays from outer space that was previously blocked by the ice.

                        • Papaya Tasty
                          Papaya Tasty  17 hours back

                          @Quantium it will create over time.

                        • Quantium
                          Quantium  17 hours back

                          @Papaya Tasty you know there is no atmosphere right?

                        • Papaya Tasty
                          Papaya Tasty  21 hours back

                          @Quantium they will break open or the planet is caught by a star, then when ice melts, they will come to surface and evolve.

                        • Quantium
                          Quantium  1 days back

                          They break open the ice then space comes in and kills all life under the ice.

                      • Mystic Dragon
                        Mystic Dragon  3 days back

                        You know... since years are the time a planet revolves around the sun, do rogue planets have no years? Or does the time of the year stay the same time as when it still had a star to revolve around?

                        • Ben Nazworth
                          Ben Nazworth  1 days back

                          If they could see the stars, they would base time on the constellations that they would see as their planet spun on its axis. Depending on how fast the planet was hurtling through the never, they would see new constellations appearing as the old ones receded. The real question is - Could intelligent life evolve to the point to where after observing constellations coming and going across the eternal night sky, could they figure out that their own planet was a rogue AND at what speed and direction it moved? Could they backtrack their path and discover where and when they originated? Would they hypothesize that there may be planets that are trapped by stars, that may have intelligence evolving on them, despite being half boiled by the intense radiation emanating from them? That's assuming of course that they weren't, as Metallica put it "trapped under ice".

                      • Rampster27
                        Rampster27  4 days back

                        6:16 now this would be an amazing concept for a movie.

                        • EloquentTroll
                          EloquentTroll  4 days back

                          Is that Ms Frizzle?

                          • Rodrigo
                            Rodrigo  5 days back

                            Is there any chance a rouge planet can be caught or trapped in a new solar system and eventually the ice sheet would melt?

                            • Tyler TNT
                              Tyler TNT  5 days back


                              • Click Bait
                                Click Bait  5 days back

                                Subnautica: Below Zero explained

                                • Александр Волобуев

                                  А как насчет воздушных карманов разумные виды могли бы там жить может быть развести огонь

                                  • Neotkai
                                    Neotkai  5 days back

                                    Is their a chance earth was a rouge planet or could be in the future.

                                    • Savva Tkachenko
                                      Savva Tkachenko  6 days back


                                      • Cj Humphrey
                                        Cj Humphrey  6 days back

                                        Can a rogue planet be enter a new solar system?

                                        • Patrick Marr
                                          Patrick Marr  1 weeks back

                                          I miss the little Mass Effect easter eggs :(

                                          • aqiber
                                            aqiber  1 weeks back

                                            can anyone tell me whats the soundtrack used in this vid cz its just amazing !!!

                                            • Sayed Hasan
                                              Sayed Hasan  1 weeks back

                                              Imagine if we are those aliens?

                                              • jimboy de juan
                                                jimboy de juan  1 weeks back

                                                3:08 jesus christ insane Animation Budgets.
                                                Good animation!

                                                • MYSTIC MAX GAMING
                                                  MYSTIC MAX GAMING  1 weeks back

                                                  BEDROCK 2:02
                                                  ME: MINECRAFTS HARDEST BLOCK BEDROCK

                                                  ME A WHILE LATER: HMM...I BETTER STOP PLAYING MINECRAT FOR SOMETIME

                                                  • Equinox The Duality
                                                    Equinox The Duality  1 weeks back

                                                    It's a weird thing to think about, a civilization of creatures unaware of the large universe around them. I think Plato covered something similar, but this is on a _much_ bigger scale. What do you suppose their culture would be like? Would they be a theocracy, worshiping the vents that give their towns heat? Or would they be scientific, slowly finding out that theirs is not the only world?

                                                    • David Horan
                                                      David Horan  1 weeks back

                                                      It’s my absolute fantasy to be able to walk on either a rouge planet or a super earth, just walk about and see what might be.

                                                      • daniel mikhlik
                                                        daniel mikhlik  1 weeks back

                                                        i thought this channel was underrated

                                                      • Gage Hall
                                                        Gage Hall  1 weeks back

                                                        Well just like my fellow aliens ima die in the rock I was born on

                                                        • Eyiara Oladipo
                                                          Eyiara Oladipo  1 weeks back

                                                          Is it possible that the moon was a rogue planet but it surface got and there's life beneath it trying to get out and that's what causes tidal waves.

                                                          • The Dollar Guy
                                                            The Dollar Guy  2 weeks back

                                                            1,542 have black and white monitors only.

                                                            • The_V4ult Dweller
                                                              The_V4ult Dweller  2 weeks back

                                                              Three words, borium based lifeforms

                                                              • Mig
                                                                Mig  2 weeks back

                                                                Are these facts or theories

                                                                • Taylan Studios
                                                                  Taylan Studios  2 weeks back

                                                                  Everyday, we stray further from Earth

                                                                  • Rainbow the Dragon Cat
                                                                    Rainbow the Dragon Cat  2 weeks back

                                                                    "How does a planet become a rogue?"
                                                                    Easy. It just needs to get kicked out of SolarSystemClan.

                                                                    • Quincy
                                                                      Quincy  2 weeks back

                                                                      4:58 adventure time reference anyone?

                                                                    • Nokia 3310
                                                                      Nokia 3310  2 weeks back

                                                                      5:54 "Shhh... no tears" damn thts brutal

                                                                      • BelialSpade
                                                                        BelialSpade  2 weeks back

                                                                        atleast if this planet has no oil america wont find reasons to invade it, letting these strange life forms the chance to live just a bit longer

                                                                        • Lindsay Serrano
                                                                          Lindsay Serrano  2 weeks back

                                                                          When we are talking about life on other planets.. why do we only consider it possible when it follows laws of earth life? That seems stupid to me. I’m sure there is life that doesn’t need the sun, doesn’t need water or any of that. Probably just feeds off of space gas lol. Idfk. That’s the point.

                                                                          • ASTROVISION Media
                                                                            ASTROVISION Media  2 weeks back

                                                                            "onsecond thought .. it might be best if you don't think about that"

                                                                            • Lizbeth Carrillo
                                                                              Lizbeth Carrillo  2 weeks back

                                                                              the last two minutes were beautiful

                                                                              • kurwitz
                                                                                kurwitz  2 weeks back

                                                                                It would take 1000 years until we can achieve phineas and ferb technology where we can move planets to any orbits we please

                                                                                • AF Bennett
                                                                                  AF Bennett  2 weeks back

                                                                                  “No oil”
                                                                                  *America has left the chat*

                                                                                  • Laza rus
                                                                                    Laza rus  2 weeks back


                                                                                    • JustFive5
                                                                                      JustFive5  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Who else watched “the egg” and your watching more videos to look at the hard work u did

                                                                                      • Ε. Κ
                                                                                        Ε. Κ  2 weeks back

                                                                                        hheeyyyyyy! where are the greek sudtitles??? : (