Using 6000 CPU Cores for SCIENCE - HOLY $H!T

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Comments • 6 402

  • Furzzy the Fox
    Furzzy the Fox Day ago

    2:34 so does this mean *_t i m e t r a v e l ?_*

  • Brian Maynard
    Brian Maynard Day ago

    My mind is melting from all the scientific mathematics lol. Don't understand 90% of it

  • Slikx666
    Slikx666 Day ago

    Nice to have something different 👍

  • Mananga Lilla
    Mananga Lilla 8 days ago

    11:01 dat bod doe

  • Fufner Keywheel
    Fufner Keywheel 12 days ago

    They can detect these Gravitational Waves. Can they produce them?

  • RapMastaC1
    RapMastaC1 14 days ago

    I love your videos but the last time I was this fascinated with your content was on the DWave Quantum Computer video. Keep up the great work and do more field trips! LHC in the future?

  • falconflylow
    falconflylow 15 days ago

    this is the worst case of destroying billions of dollars on unimaginable things whose importance is like how often my goldfish farts in a century. Only to build all that. And they improving it all over time. And all paychecks for scientists.....some African countries have a smaller budget.....

  • Panduka Rathnaweera
    Panduka Rathnaweera 19 days ago

    And all we asked for was a headphone jack...

  • Dannie J Conde
    Dannie J Conde 23 days ago

    sir linus please spare me a motherboard and a processor please sir :(

  • GoldenFox
    GoldenFox 24 days ago

    Actually linus the ktp laser Crystal's need alot more ir light then they release into green light do to the laws of energy conservation, you need about 100mw of ir light to make 5mw of green light. This is do to them having to dump alot of their energy into the crystal to get it to flores just like a ruby laser. Their super inefficient compaired go the more modern but more exspensive green lasers that dont do any light conversion.

  • Its all Gucci Rahhh
    Its all Gucci Rahhh 26 days ago

    Why tho? Seems a bit pointless.

  • Zeropathic
    Zeropathic 26 days ago

    Holy shit that's cool

  • Ernest Tabao
    Ernest Tabao 26 days ago

    how is this a tech tip?

  • The Wave
    The Wave 26 days ago

    Yeah yeah I know... but does it have RGB?

  • George James
    George James 28 days ago

    3:05 someone seems to be using Debian check out the wallpaper. I love linux

  • jimbobbyrnes
    jimbobbyrnes 28 days ago

    im imagining a bunch of people in white coats tip toeing around the lab to avoid vibration

  • SilverRain21
    SilverRain21 Month ago

    But can it play games? :)

  • illGottenGains
    illGottenGains Month ago

    Gravity waves. The bane of my life

  • Muuhnkin
    Muuhnkin Month ago

    Glad you didn't let Linus near that thing, he probably would have dropped something really, really expensive that would throw the scientists back by 10 years xD

  • [Blank Space]
    [Blank Space] Month ago

    holly shit this is confusing

  • POPCORN454545
    POPCORN454545 Month ago

    This is simply the greatest production I’ve ever seen from you Linus. Keep making cool shit like this, amongst your regular content.

  • neotenken
    neotenken Month ago +2

    They used all this tech and came up with the number 42

  • Richardz
    Richardz Month ago

    Sometimes you can't help thinking the money to make all that could have been better spent.

  • awlabrador
    awlabrador Month ago

    Puts even the most expensive gaming "rig" into perspective.

    Thanks for this video. A very approachable description of LIGO.

  • Robert Rush
    Robert Rush Month ago


  • Jordan Ishibashi
    Jordan Ishibashi Month ago

    Who are the 1.5K back savages that disliked this video?

    NIBBLESZ Month ago

    saw a G710+

  • ofbarea
    ofbarea Month ago

    Great Summary. Thanks

  • Just Joshin'
    Just Joshin' Month ago

    Love the flerf jab at the end of the video

  • ChaseTheVase
    ChaseTheVase Month ago

    oh wow i live there

  • Mohamed Abdinur
    Mohamed Abdinur Month ago

    You should do a video on the CHIME team up in your neck of the woods in BC. They are doing radio astronomy using VLBI and large first of a kind static radio telescope. The amount of data crunching is like the worlds entire mobile data per day or some rediculously high figure like that. They use a combination of FPGA's, GPU's and CPU's to process that data in real-time on the premises. They recently found the second repeating fast radio bursts of it's kind which is quite astounding.

  • Kirby master
    Kirby master Month ago

    THE $H!T

  • Marvin Abarquez
    Marvin Abarquez Month ago

    Scishow linus

  • famixrap
    famixrap Month ago

    Finally a PC to run a PS3 emulator with decent frame rates

  • ZWheel 1
    ZWheel 1 2 months ago

    In case anyone was wondering, Louisiana State University is the organization that runs the Livingston LIGO location.

  • Kyle Gallagher
    Kyle Gallagher 2 months ago

    if earth sins thousand miles an hour how the cancel that

  • Chris James
    Chris James 2 months ago

    They do not just know that it is a GW by having two detectors, they (or more accurately a collaboration of universities all over the world, including mine) model what a GW would look like using "Numerical Relativity" modelling techniques, so they can better sift through the shit that comes through the detectors, only then do they check with the other site(s) to see if they got the the same.

  • Gta cleo
    Gta cleo 2 months ago

    Gravitational waves? Ahaha its Fake. Gravity dose not exit and with all this Superb tech indoctrination to make you beLIEve in outer space! Research Flat Earth, Canada.

  • JustAnyone
    JustAnyone 2 months ago

    But can it run chrysis on max settings?

  • RamenMan
    RamenMan 2 months ago

    0:13 Why is that banana sooo shiny???

  • MakeOutHill
    MakeOutHill 2 months ago +1

    RTX: ON

  • Atoool K
    Atoool K 2 months ago

    Wow my head hurts

  • Ramon Sauls
    Ramon Sauls 2 months ago

    6000 wow i can't wait till they get over 9000

  • Alex Hurt
    Alex Hurt 2 months ago

    I fucking love science! Please more videos like this. Love the scientific computing stuff!

  • will2see
    will2see 2 months ago

    very nice video, thank you!

  • Justin Hartman
    Justin Hartman 2 months ago

    Thanks Linus, it's a Canadian RU-clip channel, advertising a Canadian made cell company that isn't available in Canada..

  • pendeyo
    pendeyo 2 months ago

    this is something countries should spent waaaaay more money at

  • SuperKoudel
    SuperKoudel 2 months ago


  • The Automaticist
    The Automaticist 2 months ago

    How to Catch Dialga and Palkia in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: this video

  • No Name
    No Name 2 months ago

    We know Linus just wants to go there and overclock all those computer cpu cores

  • John Kaplun
    John Kaplun 2 months ago

    Holy shit is right.

  • npcwill
    npcwill 2 months ago

    before bitcoin mining how many remember nividia used to offer tools to lend hardware for research to colleges and so fourth?
    One day we will return to 2008 and realize we had the tools to move forward all along

  • Xprsniper Xprsniper
    Xprsniper Xprsniper 2 months ago

    Try running minecraft on this

  • Adam Rothstein
    Adam Rothstein 2 months ago

    If only we had this level of error reduction techniques in the modern physics lab I took in college...

  • Nunya Business
    Nunya Business 2 months ago

    I wonder if they are getting paid at all since the government is shut down

  • Nunya Business
    Nunya Business 2 months ago

    They have the word loblolly on their homepage

  • Nunya Business
    Nunya Business 2 months ago

    I fucking lost my mind at 8:08
    I love these people

  • Nunya Business
    Nunya Business 2 months ago

    Of course scientists use Firefox

  • Nunya Business
    Nunya Business 2 months ago

    How could anybody dislike this?

  • Nunya Business
    Nunya Business 2 months ago

    What CPU cores were actually meant to be used for

  • Helix
    Helix 2 months ago

    I loved watching this lmao.

  • Hong Kong Tony
    Hong Kong Tony 2 months ago

    Oh so they are not going to neglect the 22 microsecond transmission time delay but i have to neglect the fact that water inside a container is decreasing when a hole is made

    Like if you get it.

  • Hong Kong Tony
    Hong Kong Tony 2 months ago

    Why do people have to say that energy is conserved even when not asked. Is there someone watching everything who is desperate to prove that conservation of energy is not real.

    • Aitor Rosell
      Aitor Rosell Month ago

      yes, because if one scientist prove that, is instant novel.

  • romio lover
    romio lover 2 months ago

    but does it run crysis ???!!!

  • Poti 225
    Poti 225 2 months ago

    The Ting go bling bling bling

  • Dan Nobles
    Dan Nobles 2 months ago

    Hi Linus! As a longtime fan, I love the builds and reviews too, but I must admit the heavy science stuff like this is a personal fave. Thanks for the great content!

  • CARLOS Martinez
    CARLOS Martinez 2 months ago

    holy shit this made me feel stupid.

  • No Name
    No Name 2 months ago

    This is great, this is basicly a sensor for our space glasses. Great shit. This can be rly helpful with lots of shits, and save a lots of time

  • Some1The4Got10
    Some1The4Got10 2 months ago

    Mmm, yes, very interesting, I understand nothing.

  • Norman Wolfe
    Norman Wolfe 2 months ago

    so this explanation of how gravitational waves were detected is possibly the best, most simple explanation i've ever seen. great job!

  • Zagrusz Ventus
    Zagrusz Ventus 2 months ago

    3:40 debian probably sience linux

  • Waldemar Hachaj
    Waldemar Hachaj 2 months ago

    I'm impressed.

  • Torashin1
    Torashin1 3 months ago

    Mind blown

  • Crónicas de um desactualizado

    Loved the video. It's a good thing to be eclectic and still be spot on the channel themes .

  • Gajdos Gábor
    Gajdos Gábor 3 months ago

    no drops :(

  • Kewbraminx
    Kewbraminx 3 months ago

    But can it run crysis?

  • kebman
    kebman 3 months ago

    Something something theory of relativity, but how do they convince tax payers to fork out hundreds of millions of dollars on these projects that seem to ultimately not really contribute much, except proving more aspects of the Theory of Relativity? In other words, what's the point? What to regular humans get out of it? Or do they do it for the _chance_ of finding some mind-bending life-altering tech (with real-life application)?

    • Aitor Rosell
      Aitor Rosell Month ago

      basically this is for 3 things, 1 prove the theory of relativity, 2 prove black holes that also prove the theory of relativity and find black holes that helps to map the universe and that may help us solve the problem whit "What the fuck is dark matter" if whit that thing we found lotta black holes, the dark matter would be that black holes we previously were not capable of detecting.
      The theory of relativity is the base for many things like quantum physics and quantum physics are useful for creating better computers, so proving the theory of relativity further and further is useful, it would be also useful to disprove it, science that would lead us to a new theory more accurate that would help to make better tech, this experiments have not direct utility but are needed.

  • kebman
    kebman 3 months ago

    So they use Debian. :D

  • Jeroen Bax
    Jeroen Bax 3 months ago

    awesome vid!

  • iLoveTheseRemoras
    iLoveTheseRemoras 3 months ago

    Our closest star is the Sun, at least last time I checked

  • ChaotiX
    ChaotiX 3 months ago

    Okay flat earthers, we've proved that Gravity exists.
    Your move.

    • ChaotiX
      ChaotiX Month ago

      +Aitor Rosell Do Black Holes not suck things in? What is that pulling force? The answer is Gravity.

    • Aitor Rosell
      Aitor Rosell Month ago

      actually they proved black holes exists

  • Pizza Cat 1732
    Pizza Cat 1732 3 months ago

    what's the wifi like in there

  • RectalDiscourse
    RectalDiscourse 3 months ago

    So uh, I'm about halfway through the video Wondering when the 6000 core CPU is gonna show up...

  • SuJu_Mimi
    SuJu_Mimi 3 months ago

    hot damn.

  • Pete Lomax
    Pete Lomax 3 months ago

    No-bell not no-bull (noble)

  • kevin hansen
    kevin hansen 3 months ago

    Still can’t run Arma 3

  • Hello Kitty Lover Man!
    Hello Kitty Lover Man! 3 months ago

    Oh, these calculations aren't done by those excess graphics cards then? :-O

  • Hello Kitty Lover Man!
    Hello Kitty Lover Man! 3 months ago

    Gravitational waves, huh? You mean... so when my girlfriend's shit falls...?

  • Jacob Powers
    Jacob Powers 3 months ago

    Tape drives wut

  • brent grubbs
    brent grubbs 3 months ago

    But can it game?

  • Dan D
    Dan D 3 months ago +4

    You visited LIGO that is really cool. I remember when they got the result. Loads of people though it would not work, not sensitive enough or just is not possible to detect gravity waves. I bet they had a sick party on that day. Drunken professors swinging from the chandelier. I would have paid to have been there.

    • Aitor Rosell
      Aitor Rosell Month ago

      actually there is a interview and they did not have a party there in fact they didn't believe the results themselves and keep searching for 3 weeks who was the one that manipulated the results and as they convinced themselves that the results where real slowly during those 3 weeks when they were convinced fully it was so gradual they just accepted it without a party, they thought the result was too good to be real, and they convinced themselves so gradually that it was real that there was not "Eureka!" moment, that is how good scientist work, skeptics even of their own results that had dedicated their lives to them

  • Minecraft Parody Guy
    Minecraft Parody Guy 3 months ago

    But is it RGB

  • LEDtherebelight
    LEDtherebelight 3 months ago


  • Sonny Thomas
    Sonny Thomas 3 months ago

    only 4000 gigs of ram puhss that aint shit lol!

  • SirDieselPower
    SirDieselPower 3 months ago

    did they calculate the curvature of the earth for that tube.. oh wait.. there is no curvature. my bad

  • Kervin
    Kervin 3 months ago

    I'm pretty no one understood anything but everyone pretends they did.

  • spaladon
    spaladon 3 months ago

    I always wonder how these projects and programs get money to fund all of the research, resources and staff.

    • Aitor Rosell
      Aitor Rosell Month ago

      government funded or investors, science this experiments most likely don't have a application that can be transformed to profits, most probable this is government funded

  • Average Gamer26
    Average Gamer26 3 months ago

    All these smart people to sciencey stuff and I’m over here trying to figure out how to find midpoints

  • 360mins
    360mins 3 months ago

    Who's watching in 4k lol

  • Leander
    Leander 3 months ago

    Don't forget VIRGO !! D: