Naked Science - Colliding Continents

  • Publicado el 14 feb 2018
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    How were the continents formed?
    We walk over them without a second thought, but where did the land beneath our feet come from? We go back in time to the oldest rocks on earth, to see how the first continents formed on our fledgling planet. We see how continents are just lighter rocks, floating on a layer of denser molten rock, the mantle.
    Travelling to the bottom of the Grand Canyon we follow the process of erosion and sedimentation that created the landscape we see today. At the Giant’s Causeway, in Ireland, we tell the story of how a continent split into two, creating America and Europe, and in the Himalayas, we see how two continents colliding create the tallest mountains on earth.
    But what of the future? Using computer simulations, we trace the progress of the continents over the next 250 million years and discover that they will all merge into one.
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Comentarios • 607

  • Bruno Xisto
    Bruno Xisto Hace 21 un hora

    Thank you Sir Jorah Mormonth for narrating this episode

  • Laurie Bolles
    Laurie Bolles Hace 2 días

    I don't think there's such thing as a safer planet. I would image all planetary masses pretty much go through the same evolutionary patterns.

  • Richard Berriman
    Richard Berriman Hace 10 días

    Pretty obvious we aren't really designed to last as long as these timelines, but what will take our place? Robots, zombies, or damned dirty apes? 😆

  • Gordon Wiessner
    Gordon Wiessner Hace 10 días

    Lasted millions of years until an idiot with a drill came to visit. LOL

  • Gordon Wiessner
    Gordon Wiessner Hace 10 días

    Does it matter? We'll be long gone and forgotten.

  • Inglorious Basterd
    Inglorious Basterd Hace 12 días

    I don't doubt that people long since alien to the earth may return, however please tell me that, unlike this show portrays, they are at least a little more advanced to know not to wear 20th century style parkas!

    • william kern
      william kern Hace 11 días

      they'll be the height of fashion in 500,000 years

  • Kristeen Izzio
    Kristeen Izzio Hace 13 días

    There is absolutely NO WAY asteroids brought that much water to Earth. Who came up with that ridiculous theory?

  • Daniel Rebecca
    Daniel Rebecca Hace 19 días

    These liars have created lies they are now trapped in. To tell the truth would expose their lies! So they just keep trying to enforce their lies!

  • Sammy Looney
    Sammy Looney Hace 21 un día

    The graphics showing super continents show also the Great Lakes.

    • Sammy Looney
      Sammy Looney Hace 6 días

      +Kristeen Izzio Sorry I didn't reply earlier. The Great Lakes had not been created then. Much much later.

    • Kristeen Izzio
      Kristeen Izzio Hace 13 días

      Sammy Looney what is your point? Lol asking because I live on Lake Erie

  • Ari Cahyanto
    Ari Cahyanto Hace 22 días

    my question is how he know all that things.. i feel like hearing a cartoon story..😂

  • Lou Sensei
    Lou Sensei Hace 22 días

    Namaste fellow Space Traveler✌I'm adding this to my *'Sleep Documentaries'* playlist. If you're like me and want to listen to similar stuff while you fall asleep, go to my page because I'm making a playlist for people like us. And if you have a video that I should add to the playlist send me a link and I'll check it out. Thanks, press play, and goodnight!😴

  • Up-a-Creek
    Up-a-Creek Hace 28 días


  • atheistcable
    atheistcable Hace 28 días +2

    At 20:00, the narrator says that as the European plate drifts apart from the American plate, eventually the Atlantic Ocean will be as big as the Pacific. True, eventually the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will be equal, but during this process, the Pacific is and will continue to shrink. California is getting closer to Japan.
    But then, at 48:02, we see Atlantic ocean shrinking, with the Americas drifting toward Europe and Africa.

  • Dan Vetor
    Dan Vetor Hace un mes +1

    By the times this happens mankind will be long gone.

  • Lliam Byers
    Lliam Byers Hace un mes

    I think this is fake

    • FanOfDucks69
      FanOfDucks69 Hace un mes

      Dude it is 50 minutes of the history of Earth.

  • Toby Clark
    Toby Clark Hace un mes

    At the moment we humans are should not be able to leave Earth to destroy another planet or intelligent life! Humans are very complicated but they choose to kill people it's a choice! I just hope humans get their shit together and if you're a republican you need to find Jesus! LOL

  • rockstarzep
    rockstarzep Hace un mes

    Naked Science, Please see my low-budget video. I can explain

  • Johnny
    Johnny Hace un mes

    Deal breaker. Stopped watching when he said "miles" and "degrees fahrenheit". WTF. Who does a scientific documentary and not use the metric system? I wish these documentaries had a warning in the title "for US Viewers ONLY".

  • Cave Jug
    Cave Jug Hace un mes

    There is a creationist, whose name is Ken Ham, Amerika should not have let him in, whose life has been dedicated to talking stupid. Earth is 6000 years old and we, human species walked with dinosaurs. ... Just like in "Flintstones" cartoons. According to Ken, it is a documentary series.

  • Cave Jug
    Cave Jug Hace un mes

    There is no video clip of this kind that does not have a creationist, a flat earth proponent or just outright dumb bastard who keeps humanity back. No theory ever was 'right' from the start. We know that. We learned as we went and modified and adjusted and either confirmed it or discarded it. New discoveries, new knowledge became available moving humanity painfully forward. For the "I do not see the link with us and our primates" therefore, God did it, one can not do one damn thing. These human specimens are destined to be a chain and ball around our ankles. One born every day and more often than not, dragged to a church of their parents, NEVER to realize their potential. .... Such is life.

  • Vanera OrSmile!
    Vanera OrSmile! Hace un mes


  • Jeff Houle
    Jeff Houle Hace un mes

    500 million years from now, no one on the planet will know we existed. Humans will believe they are evolutions first. Inventing gunpowder first. Flight first. Space flight first. Then they land on the moon and find our legacy. I wonder if they would share it with the public. History repeats itself, over and over and over

    • FanOfDucks69
      FanOfDucks69 Hace un mes

      The Earth probably won't be around for 500 million years. And we already have gunpowder, spaceflight and someone has landed on the moon.

  • Warren G.
    Warren G. Hace un mes +1

    These so called experts make me laugh at some of their arrogance especially that part about pangia and the climate causing the great dieing off. Laughable! The asteroid that hit Antarctica and caused the shock way that rippled through earth to the other side and caused the Siberian volcanic eruptions caused the great die off of 90% of the species on earth. Remember all these were theories untill we find actual facts that support our hypothesis. Now we are finding out these facts.

  • Charles  Loftin
    Charles Loftin Hace un mes +1

    This video is half right. It was Noah's flood that caused the present day position of the continents 🌎in the first place,(moving of the earth,etc causing flood etc,etc.......) otherwise they would probably still be together. & if the video implies the continents coming back together;God will probably bring them back together a lot sooner when His kingdom🌈 comes to make way for a paradise earth 🏞. So there will be no need to leave earth for a safer home

  • Scott Sena
    Scott Sena Hace un mes

    Such Drama!

  • Marian Owens
    Marian Owens Hace 2 meses

    The earth is just heating and cooling. It's about temperature.

  • Juris Morality
    Juris Morality Hace 2 meses

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  • Juris Morality
    Juris Morality Hace 2 meses

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  • Juris Morality
    Juris Morality Hace 2 meses

    GoDaddy Top Domain , Buy this

  • Glenn Howden
    Glenn Howden Hace 2 meses

    This video needs more hyperbole.

  • sychrovsky
    sychrovsky Hace 2 meses

    total phantasmagorias

  • Gerard Rokoua
    Gerard Rokoua Hace 2 meses

    Can we do a reverse which we go backwards and see what was before with respect to the position of the continents...might explain a few mysteries of the present earth.... also can you tell us whether the earth is growing in diameter because it sure seems like it should according to this scenario you present.

  • Dee Salmon
    Dee Salmon Hace 2 meses

    Wait....did this suggest that we had water before land?!?!?

  • ucheucheuche
    ucheucheuche Hace 2 meses +1

    Watching paint dry takes less than a day. Not slow enough for ya?! Then watch the continents drift. Now, that's dramatic(!)

  • Dixie Fish 01
    Dixie Fish 01 Hace 2 meses

    Total Bullshit Video like these’s science jackass’s know everything

  • curtis green
    curtis green Hace 2 meses

    Yeah and sharks fly

  • Larry Grimaldi
    Larry Grimaldi Hace 2 meses

    I thought it was quite good---except for the annoying clanking sound effect..

  • curtis green
    curtis green Hace 2 meses

    Are you high

  • curtis green
    curtis green Hace 2 meses

    You are gay because you are naked

  • curtis green
    curtis green Hace 2 meses

    No it is not you are full of lies

  • curtis green
    curtis green Hace 2 meses

    Okay what is making the content move you can’t tell me that they float

  • slehar
    slehar Hace 2 meses

    Nonsense ending! It will happen so gradually we will adapt to it continuously, moving our cities as necessary, or abandoning them for new ones. Much easier to "terraform" Pangea Ultima under an oxygen atmosphere than to try anything like that on Mars! But - great documentary nevertheless, well worth re-watching several times. Thanks for making it available!

    • Kristeen Izzio
      Kristeen Izzio Hace 13 días

      slehar I believe they were referencing the changing climate caused by continental drift. It would be uninhabitable if ocean currents diverted a specific way.

  • slehar
    slehar Hace 2 meses

    The animation at 36:17 is also misleading - the land domed up smoothly, not in jagged peaks like the Alps, the extraordinary erosion by the colorado river is due to the huge new height difference that the water has to tumble down, it cut through the rock like a buzz saw. But the landscape around it is relatively smooth, just domed up to hight altitude, and buzz-sawed back down in the valleys.

  • slehar
    slehar Hace 2 meses +1

    Great documentary! But there is a pet peeve of mine expressed at 18:20 where he suggests that the pressure from the magma oozing out of the crack is what pushes the continents apart. Wrong! The convection current in the magma drags the WHOLE continent along by its bottom surface. That pulls open a deep crack, and lava comes bubbling out of the new void, filling it with solidified magma every time it pulls apart.

    • slehar
      slehar Hace 2 meses

      He says it explicitly in 25:15 "the plates are pushed apart by the pressure of the new magma at the edges". That there is (with all due respect) wrong! A convection current is a circuit, rising - cooling - sinking - heating. It is driven by the difference in density between hot and cold - hot stuff bubbles upward, cooler stuff sinks below, and the rest of the magma shifts horizontally to balance the equation. Everyone gets this wrong!

  • Kenneth Boyer
    Kenneth Boyer Hace 2 meses

    So overdramatic.....thanks captain obvious. I figured most of this out in the 4th grade.

  • Moe Bazzi
    Moe Bazzi Hace 2 meses

    293 Dislike? Oh now I know who they are? Flattad and people Who does not believe in Science. I cant Be so shamefull at people who believe Earth is flat and dont believe in Science. I wish All those Flat earth believer will just Ask Any airplanes pilots about earth. or What GPS stand for. the answer will be right there.

  • Kurt B Moore
    Kurt B Moore Hace 2 meses +1

    If the continents are moving all over the place, how are all the ancient megalithic stone structures still aligned with the stars and the sun after 12,000 years? Are Peru, Easter Island, Egypt, Turkey, and Great Britain not moving as fast as North America is said to be moving? Those structures do amazing things on the winter and summer solstices. If the continents are moving, how could the builders plan for that? Only on the solstices can you see that the Great Pyramid in Egypt is actually an 8 sided structure because of the shadow the sun casts on it's sides. Is it only the North American and Pacific plates that are doing all of the moving?

    • Jeremy Ripton
      Jeremy Ripton Hace 2 meses

      Because.....all the tectonic movement happened long before anyone started building anything on it.

  • Goran Svraka
    Goran Svraka Hace 2 meses

    283 Christians dislike this video and agree the earth is 5,000 years old

  • Anne Pearn
    Anne Pearn Hace 2 meses

    FYI, Marie Tharp found the proof needed to confirm continental drift. Her Colleague, Bruce Heezen at first dismissed the data (Collected and compiled and written about by THarp), but then realized she was right and they published a paper together, although she 'found it' first.

  • Baladár
    Baladár Hace 3 meses

    In the first minute of the natgeo bullshit, I've already cringed.

  • DaveL
    DaveL Hace 3 meses +1

    Waiting for the flat earthers to disagree with the thumbnail

  • curtis green
    curtis green Hace 3 meses +2

    the earth is only 6000 years old you are stupier than me but if you read the bible you would know

    • FanOfDucks69
      FanOfDucks69 Hace un mes +2

      The Earth HAS been around for millions or billions of years. “Humans” could only know it was about 6000 years old, which is probably when writing was invented.

    • Charles  Loftin
      Charles Loftin Hace un mes

      +Xavier Lauzac 👎

    • Xavier Lauzac
      Xavier Lauzac Hace 2 meses +1

      Curtis Green the Bible is full of lies.

  • Eril Burgos
    Eril Burgos Hace 3 meses +1

    They will find twinkies!!

  • Shervel J. Abraham
    Shervel J. Abraham Hace 3 meses +1

    okkkk so all of a sudden animals show up?? Tell us where they came from becaused based on what i'm seeing the earth was bare.. i'm lost...they were not created by plate tectonics for sure

  • zahirul islam
    zahirul islam Hace 3 meses


  • david sabillon
    david sabillon Hace 3 meses +1

    Thumbs up for science 👍👍!

  • montylc2001
    montylc2001 Hace 3 meses +3

    What a ridiculous assumption at the end...we will leave our smashed cities for other worlds....oh c'mon, it's like they assume the cities are going to be smashed and never rebuilt. On these time scales we just rebuild every few years like we do now.

    • Kristeen Izzio
      Kristeen Izzio Hace 13 días

      montylc2001 yes, because that is sustainable

  • Jeremy Alvarado
    Jeremy Alvarado Hace 3 meses

    LOL the geologist at 7 minutes reminds you of Stan's dad from South Park tell me that ain't true

  • Hailey C.Conner
    Hailey C.Conner Hace 3 meses

    Don't worry I'll come back to feed the rebirth of the Dinosaurs after I Build a new home on MAR

  • Ben Quinney
    Ben Quinney Hace 3 meses

    Sole cause

  • frans pasiro
    frans pasiro Hace 3 meses


    • X X
      X X Hace 9 días

      You moron.

  • frans pasiro
    frans pasiro Hace 3 meses


  • Flat Earth Bro
    Flat Earth Bro Hace 3 meses


  • Ravi Amblee
    Ravi Amblee Hace 3 meses

    Hold on! this needs more explanation!
    The colleges/universities must put the ROI on every course they publish.
    They have to show 0 to 5 ROI rating on all of their published offerings.
    If it is zero, it means the course is purely for educational purpose only and
    there is no professional demand for it. If it is 5, it means there is a lot going on
    in that field and there is every chance that you may get hired and make
    more money than what you paid for the education loan.
    The public need to demand this level of transparency to be enforced by the governments on
    the institutions and straighten up this ambiguous and misleading industry of the world.

  • Flap Zapple
    Flap Zapple Hace 3 meses

    Bash! Smash!

    EASYTIGER10 Hace 3 meses

    However far into the future we go into, American documentaries will continue to use fahrenheit...







  • onemale2012
    onemale2012 Hace 3 meses

    absolute made up guesses about earths surface, this video is fantasies on what they guess happpened, no mention of the new rift in Africa , makers of ths video think no one can say anything about its made up guesses called continental drift

  • Virus Xtal
    Virus Xtal Hace 3 meses

    Wow, humans still haven’t fucked up enough after 250 million years? Miracle!!! Or just a fucking joke?

  • lissa leggs
    lissa leggs Hace 4 meses

    Continent of Atlantis sunk after the crater was formed in gulf of Mexico. Can see it from that picture.

  • Horb Gorble
    Horb Gorble Hace 4 meses

    Narrator sounds like he's trying to keep the attention of 5 year olds.

  • just me
    just me Hace 4 meses

    Why are the Great Lakes visible? They were formed by the last ice age. Huh...go figure!

    • Jeff Cartwright
      Jeff Cartwright Hace 9 días

      That hung me up for a bit too. But then it made some sense. While the animation they are using tracks specific movements of the continental plates, the surface formations of the continents do not update over time in the animation. I think that is done "on purpose" to keep the continents visually identifiable as we know them today. For example, in the animation, the Sahara Desert always shows visually as a desert region, which we know clearly was not the case. Also I don't recall any of the images tracking the glacial boundaries of any of the ice ages with any intention. It's just not included in the images.

  • Mid And Shine
    Mid And Shine Hace 4 meses


  • Mike Mason
    Mike Mason Hace 4 meses


  • J. Newham
    J. Newham Hace 4 meses

    Australia is a part of Oceania

  • Dakota Lally
    Dakota Lally Hace 4 meses

    18:20 It's convection, so idk who says it would change, or that we need/would want it to change.

  • Sylvia Else
    Sylvia Else Hace 4 meses

    Needs deinterlacing.

  • spencer clark
    spencer clark Hace 4 meses

    the continents are connected

  • biaggiwins
    biaggiwins Hace 4 meses

    I dont care who we collide with in the future, I just want California to break away today.

    • X X
      X X Hace 9 días

      It already has hasn't it?

  • True World
    True World Hace 4 meses

    NASA document 1207, states that the earth is FLAT and non ROTATIONAL .108 page document of the derivation of a linear aircraft,now unclassified document on the maths and the mechanics physics of the structure and flight of an aircraft on a Flat non ROTATIONAL Earth.Stick that right up your global arsehole and join the majority.

  • Texas Ray
    Texas Ray Hace 4 meses

    If change is so normal
    Then why get so upset
    About a changing climate
    That I find quite pleasant yet
    As it turns out all the scammers
    Crying havoc and despair
    Have a plan for making fortunes
    Off the terror they prepare

    • GiftGamer
      GiftGamer Hace 4 meses

      texas ray, yes I agree its just like Christianity preparing the terror of hell then scamming the old for every cent they can get.

  • Lani O0
    Lani O0 Hace 4 meses

    1. 4:42
    2. 6:10
    4. 8:00
    5. 8:23
    6. 8:58
    7. 8:52
    8: 15:23
    9: 15:28
    10: 15:55
    11: 16:59
    12: 17:40
    13: 21:24

  • PowerOf One
    PowerOf One Hace 5 meses

    Earth is flat and motionless. Always has been, always will be. Look up Eric Dubay and Santos Bonacci for starters. Also admiral Byrd. 1947 Operation Highjump.

    • GiftGamer
      GiftGamer Hace 4 meses

      powerof one, you're an idiot and so is eric dubay and all other flt earth morons including your evil scumbag god.

  • antwan1357
    antwan1357 Hace 5 meses +2

    Considering the entire surface of the earth used to be molten . and now the molten part is so small now gives a sense of scale of just incredible time.

  • troy davey
    troy davey Hace 5 meses

    And if my country disappears under another, will we still have good wifi coverage?

  • troy davey
    troy davey Hace 5 meses

    So if its flat, does it just keep spreading out in all directions like rolling out dough? If so does it just keep getting thinner and thinner? Or is the continental shift just what THEY want us to think?

  • one way street
    one way street Hace 5 meses


  • Leslynn Wheeler
    Leslynn Wheeler Hace 5 meses

    Its definitely NOT that old.

  • kodey shuster
    kodey shuster Hace 5 meses

    i hate school

  • james schopf
    james schopf Hace 5 meses

    Humans are very addaptable.

  • drchillie21
    drchillie21 Hace 5 meses

  • Arizona person
    Arizona person Hace 5 meses +1

    The Bible is the Infallible, Inerrant, Eternal, Everlasting, Historically accurate,
    Incorruptible, word of the living God. (KJV)
    NASA, Evolution, Fake spinning ball earth, Blue marble,
    Gravity, Planets, Aliens, Global warming, ALL HOAXEs. Wake
    up sheeple! God created the Geocentric, Immovable, Stationary, Fixed,
    Flat Earth 6000 years ago as the Bible clearly teaches in 145+ scriptures.

  • David Wright
    David Wright Hace 5 meses

    I guess these( Colliding Continents) is also Human Beings Fault Via Global Warming. You know Folks I cant even watch a Video on ESclips that might be Interesting to me without having to worry whether or not i am going to be Blamed Creating the Earths Destruction in some way or the other. I wonder sometimes whether Al Gore didn't Create ESclips just to Distribute his Worthless Dribble. Oh I just realized ,ooops my Bad, I meant Climate Change, What A Joke!!.

  • Eang Thai Ngov
    Eang Thai Ngov Hace 5 meses +1

    Merry Christmas,
    I want to have you scientists prosecuted for leaving out Antarctica in this document.
    Now do a proper documentary!
    Please understand transparency
    What are you fucking hiding about Antarctica?
    Is Antarctica part of Australia?
    Checkmate please!
    ETN 🐣..

    • Eang Thai Ngov
      Eang Thai Ngov Hace 5 meses +1

      Merry Xmas,
      Most scientists are male, therefore I suggest make it legal to rip the nuts off the male scientists!
      Bare hands please!
      I will volunteer my services when it is legal to rip you nuts off with my hate hands without jail time.
      I believe there is a waiting list?
      ETN 🐣..

  • Eang Thai Ngov
    Eang Thai Ngov Hace 5 meses +1

    Merry Xmas,
    Please understand transparency about TRUTH,
    Why the fuck do you not show Antarctica when you show the continental shift?
    ETN 🐣..

    • Eang Thai Ngov
      Eang Thai Ngov Hace 5 meses +1

      Is Antarctica and Australia one continent right now?
      ETN 🐣..

    • Eang Thai Ngov
      Eang Thai Ngov Hace 5 meses +1

      Merry Christmas,
      Ok I see Antarctica late in this video, now please tell us where is Antarctica and Australia on the current maps.
      ETN 🐣..

  • True World
    True World Hace 5 meses

    Sorry folks you don’t live on a Planet, a Globe. Not in your wildest imagination. The Earth model was changed from being Flat to a Globe in the 16th Century for religious and Satanic reason to prop up the Evolution Myth. Refer to the Experts NASA their document 1207(Google it). Its an 108 Page Document on the Derivation Of a Linear Aircraft Model. Page 7 NASA admits that the Earth is Flat and NON Rotational.You don’t need any more proof than that although the flat Earth is all around you.Use your senses.

    • Michael Smith
      Michael Smith Hace un mes

      +Charles Loftin Pretty sure I didn't ask for a reply to my reply.

    • Dave Crowley
      Dave Crowley Hace un mes

      "The Earth model was changed from being Flat to a Globe in the 16th Century for religious and Satanic reason to prop up the Evolution Myth."
      Hmm... I find that comment quite interesting. Would you care to explain why peoples of the 16th century would change the Earth model in order to "prop up the Evolution Myth" which wasn't actually proposed until 300 years later? Did they have a TARDIS back then?

    • Michael Smith
      Michael Smith Hace 5 meses

      I hate to burst your bubble, but the Earth is actually round.
      Search up the god damn facts. #ResearchRoundEarth

  • CowboyCree63
    CowboyCree63 Hace 5 meses

    They mention the Puerto Rican trench, yet totally skip over the largest and deepest trench on earth, the Marianas Trench...I think continental drift will eventually make the Atlantic the world wide ocean while the Pacific becomes the landlocked sea in the middle of the new mega-continent, since that seems to be the general direction we are heading already.

    • Taxi Rob
      Taxi Rob Hace 5 meses

      This show contradicts itself: in the opening sequence it claims that Europe will crash into North America, but then the show goes on to explain that the Atlantic is getting wider. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to infer that the Mid-Atlantic ridge is pushing them apart, so how are they supposed to collide?

  • The Loobis
    The Loobis Hace 6 meses

    Why is this called naked science?