How to Build a Dyson Sphere - The Ultimate Megastructure

  • Published on: 20 December 2018
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    If humans want to expand into space, it will take us incredible amounts of energy. How do we do that? Easy: we will just use the sun’s energy by realizing the most ambitious construction project in history. This is how it works.


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  • TheOriginalFreak
    TheOriginalFreak   5 hours ago

    its called extraplanetary material (e.g. Asteroids, Comets, etc.) and autonomous swarm constructions and mineral harvesting.Think Wall-E except in outerspace and there are millions of them.Also, if we are not in a hurry, we would only need to send out a few hundred or less. This first generation would create more of themselves (Wall-E builders) while 2nd generations and older would begin 'evolving" to include swarm members that have specializations such as material refiners, propulsion units, etc.)In reality, we would likely start with a manned factory in space, but harvesting materials from asteroids and comets would be one of the first technologies implemented as the cost to send materials up from Earth or even to harvest it from a planet of a moon is quite high in most cases.

  • F B I
    F B I   14 hours ago

    bruh by the year 3000 we’re gonna be looking like star wars

  • Cristina Williams
    Cristina Williams   20 hours ago

    Kurgestat. We cannot build a Dyson sphere because we need the sun’s energy to live. I am sorry- Why is there a Star Wars ship?

  • Titan Gaming
    Titan Gaming   1 days ago

    This would be a really fun game, a possible tycoon game

  • Desert Rat
    Desert Rat   1 days ago

    sadly we humans aren't smart enough to do this

  • Jewboy McGee
    Jewboy McGee   2 days ago

    Asshole, I'm gonna be sleeping in school tomorrow 'cause of you and your fuckin what if scenarios.

  • Brendan Curran
    Brendan Curran   2 days ago

    What game did they use to make that Dyson sphere?

  • Auto With Aiden
    Auto With Aiden   2 days ago

    this is bullshit never gonna happen fuck all yall lyin sons a bitches

  • chocolatt3
    chocolatt3   2 days ago

    those dislikes are Mercury's 4.4K accounts trying to stop us from using its resources

  • Kailash
    Kailash   3 days ago

    Mario Music in the background is soo irritating

    DIAMOND SôS   3 days ago

    Kurzgesagt should make a video game with the same graphics and idea as the channel

  • Floipd
    Floipd   3 days ago

    Honestly dude I just need to hear more of this knowledge and maybe even more importantly see more of these animations because they captivate and speak to the imagination sooooo much.

  • Carolyn Harriman
    Carolyn Harriman   3 days ago

    If we build a Dyson beer and still all the sun's energy how are we going to get our light back?

  • Felix Ludwig
    Felix Ludwig   4 days ago

    Und das einzige was uns davon abhält ist Gier und Religion

  • Eko Prasetyo
    Eko Prasetyo   4 days ago

    When will you make a video about the unlimited resources available in the Oort Cloud

  • Gaming Endorsement
    Gaming Endorsement   4 days ago

    So where would we get sunlight for our planet? Wouldn’t plants die out? Efficiency ending all life on earth?

  • Cody Nickles
    Cody Nickles   4 days ago

    I have a question... so having enough panels to completely surround the sun would require a LOT of materials right? You would have to take apart entire planets and this would take a long, long time... but couldn’t we just make enough to surround part of the sun? That would still be a lot more energy than we have now. Then we could beam that energy where we need it most.

    AMIT JODHA   4 days ago

    We will unlock interstellar travel first, and then use it to make Stormbreaker. Cause that would be supercool.

  • Bizzle onthekeys
    Bizzle onthekeys   5 days ago

    They have found a Dyson SpearThat's what the great void is🗣

  • Virgil
    Virgil   5 days ago

    This enlightened me