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What's The Brightest Thing In the Universe?

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Published on Feb 3, 2014

Follow Michael Stevens for neat stuff: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce
SOURCES BELOW

music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow
and http://www.audionetwork.com

SixtySymbols video on new black hole theory: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXTGIn...

"How Hot Can it Get?" Vsauce video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fuHzC...

"What Will We Miss?" Vsauce video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uiv6t...

Taijitu: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taijitu

Yin Yang blackhole art (made by https://twitter.com/guylar ): http://imgur.com/IpD5L4l

Roman 'Yin Yang': http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notitia_...

Magnitude:

http://www.1728.org/magntudj.htm
http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~soper/Light/...
http://evildrganymede.net/rpg/world/m...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnitud...)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extincti...)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luminosity
http://space.about.com/od/astronomydi...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apparent...\
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absolute...

Sun and lightbulb:

http://bit.ly/1lxottV
http://lumennow.org/lumens-vs-watts/

R136a1:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYnTqI...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R136a1

most luminous stars: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_...

gamma ray bursts:

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/f...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma-ra...

Dark Matter:

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter

Accretion Disk:

http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/...
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/...
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/...
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/...
http://imgur.com/XyvTD
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accretio...
http://www.superbwallpapers.com/fanta...

Jets: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relativi...

Quasars:

http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/arch...
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/...
http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/1...
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/arch...
http://www.space.com/17262-quasar-def...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3C_273
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blazar

Most luminous BLAZAR: http://www.caha.es/the-most-luminous-...

ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_g...

Neil Degrasse Tyson book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Death-Black-H...

Thierry Cohen art: http://www.danzigergallery.com/artist...

light pollution:

http://physics.fau.edu/observatory/li...
http://www.lightpollution.it/dmsp/art...
http://eoimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/ve/1438...

LA blackout: http://www.pbs.org/seeinginthedark/as...

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