How Deadly Is Sephiroth's Meteor in Final Fantasy 7 | The Science of... Final Fantasy

16 apr 2020
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The Final Fantasy VII remake is finally out and that means it's time to talk for Austin to tackle something that has been on his mind for years! At the end of the game, when Sephiroth's meteor is slowly hurtling towards Gaia and it is up to you and the plot to stop it, you have to wonder - is it actually a big deal? Now, meteors are crazy destructive, but this thing is moving so slow! Today, Austin is going to see if this meteor was a dud or if the destruction would have ended the franchise for good!
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  • Feck we going to wutai

    Hi I’m a random weeb with a Nezuko profile picHi I’m a random weeb with a Nezuko profile pic4 tundi tagasi
  • The madara of final fantasy

    sayn boisayn boiPäev tagasi
  • ever heard of jupitor a planet so large that it blocks of all metiors

    Twin TeamTwin TeamPäev tagasi
  • Isn’t the meteor magically charged? It’s look after it was shot shows, like electricity and stuff

    Connor YoungConnor Young2 päeva tagasi
  • ... Did you just say "Burj Khalifa in Saudi Arabia"?

    MegaMementoMoriMegaMementoMori13 päeva tagasi
  • That's so cool

    J MJ M14 päeva tagasi
  • Why didn't you use Advent Children for scale?

    Chill ShillChill Shill20 päeva tagasi
  • Here’s a question,”how does the rocket jumper and sticky jumper from TF2 work?”

    sansmaster3345sansmaster334522 päeva tagasi
  • Jeez are you annoying. Where's Matt?

    Mauricio PeñaMauricio Peña27 päeva tagasi
  • 2500 megatons!!!!!!!!!

    John Sebastian CarlosJohn Sebastian CarlosМісяць tagasi
  • so it is a 1 kilometers and 300 meters

    John Sebastian CarlosJohn Sebastian CarlosМісяць tagasi
  • 1:00 am

    soybeanmemefish phishsoybeanmemefish phishМісяць tagasi
  • The Meteor is held together and amplified by magic so this entire video is pointless.

    Yakusoku no JiYakusoku no JiМісяць tagasi
  • Bruh burj khalifa is in Dubai (united arab emirates) , not saudia arabia..

    MrPro GamerMrPro GamerМісяць tagasi
  • I never watch any of the Austin episodes and I’m not gunna start now

    Kadeo123321Kadeo123321Місяць tagasi
  • 12:08 just wanna point out something Khalifa tower isn't in saudi Arabia it is in uae(United Arab Emirates)

    ziad/ زيادziad/ زيادМісяць tagasi
  • The dinosaur meteor that is all

    nemo ndnemo ndМісяць tagasi
  • Wow 666,950 views I'm scared

    私カマルshikamaru私カマルshikamaruМісяць tagasi
  • Where's Matpatt?

    The KnightFTWThe KnightFTWМісяць tagasi
  • You better believe I was thinking "but it do be a magic meteor"

    Mr PackerMr PackerМісяць tagasi
    • People think magic meteors don't be like they is, but it do!!

      Frank MyersFrank MyersМісяць tagasi
  • epic outro! A Sephirnyan meteor.

    Kenneth RavenscroftKenneth RavenscroftМісяць tagasi
  • Burj Kalifa is in UAE dude...

    The101RangerThe101RangerМісяць tagasi
  • I wonder if anyone knows who the true savior of the planet is in FFVII. It's not who you would expect (i.e. not Cloud, Aerith, Barret, or Tifa.) It is someone who had a direct link to everything that happens in the game and without whom nothing in the game would have taken place. Let me know if you can figure out who it is, how they saved the planet, and why.

    Adam HintonAdam Hinton2 місяці tagasi
  • Did he say that Burj khalifa is in Saudi Arabia???

    Mr. mMr. m2 місяці tagasi
  • This is Final Fantasy its not a normal meteor...

    Txuzai FF14Txuzai FF142 місяці tagasi
  • Quick side note: The Burj Khalifa is actually in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, not in Saudi Arabia :)

    BloodySymphonyBloodySymphony2 місяці tagasi
  • “And Sephiroth (this twink here)” I burst out laughing I was not expecting that 😂

    N TN T2 місяці tagasi
  • Dear austin, Burj khalifa is in UAE.

    عبدالله امينعبدالله امين2 місяці tagasi
  • I don’t know about that but it seems dangerous

    Kiera patatoKiera patato2 місяці tagasi
  • My sister was like "we're all going to die!"

    BUYISIWE CHALABUYISIWE CHALA2 місяці tagasi
  • Who else laughed in and like crazy

    BUYISIWE CHALABUYISIWE CHALA2 місяці tagasi
  • Austin your my favorite, don't tell MatPat🙅

    BUYISIWE CHALABUYISIWE CHALA2 місяці tagasi
  • i'm gonna go study astrophysics and thermodynamics for a few years so i can name the meteor that kills us all, Sephiroth.

    Ben DavisBen Davis2 місяці tagasi
  • "burj khalifa in Saudi Arabia" *UAE has left the chat*

    ꧁ ʚ〖 ୭ Տᴀᴅɪǫᴜʀ Rᴀʜᴍᴀɴ ୭ 〗ɞ ꧂꧁ ʚ〖 ୭ Տᴀᴅɪǫᴜʀ Rᴀʜᴍᴀɴ ୭ 〗ɞ ꧂2 місяці tagasi
  • You know, all these calculations are based on if Holy just failed to contain it and it fell from a near standstill... What if Holy had never been cast?

    Apollad2Apollad22 місяці tagasi
  • I want Austin to cover all calculations in GT MatPat is here talking about the general theory then Austin suddenly AAAAAAAA THIS IS (expletive) HARD BUT WE GOT THIS HUGE NUMBER WHICH HOLY (expletive) BIG

    Colonel Striker 251Colonel Striker 2512 місяці tagasi
  • new canon? so does this mean the original game ISN'T CANON NOW?!!!

    YOUTUBE POLICEYOUTUBE POLICE2 місяці tagasi
  • 12:12 Burj Khalifa is in the United Arab Emirates, not Saudi Arabia.

    Feronar-Stormrage USFeronar-Stormrage US2 місяці tagasi
  • in saudi arabia?

    Wahyu SetiawanWahyu Setiawan3 місяці tagasi
  • I'm not really sure the physics work out here. Two massive objects impacting each other at low relative speeds would likely release some kinetic energy as heat but a lot of the energy would be released over a significant amount of time and so much of it would be eaten up by deformation that it wouldn't be catastrophic except for the immediate surrounding area.

    ChristianChristian3 місяці tagasi
  • Couldn't you take one of the space shots and assuming it's the size of the earth using the curvature determine the size of the meteor and than estimate the mass using the same average or is there a lot more math stuff I'm not considering

    worse than you thinkworse than you think3 місяці tagasi
  • He really just casually calls sepho-boi a twink huh

    worse than you thinkworse than you think3 місяці tagasi
  • The Burj Khalifa is in the UAE not Saudi Arabia

    Connor JohnsonConnor Johnson3 місяці tagasi
  • what about the resistance from its huge surface area pushing through the air. its def not aerodynamic, something like that would probably cause massive weather phenomena

    Hero SyndicateHero Syndicate3 місяці tagasi
  • 4:50 he didn' have to correct himself... it is over 20x the speed of sound....at least

    A.G.K.A.G.K.3 місяці tagasi
  • 15:05 "Sephirock"?

    Warren PeaceWarren Peace3 місяці tagasi
  • I love how "rain of fish" is now an official unit of measurement.

    Legendary Detective WobbuffetLegendary Detective Wobbuffet3 місяці tagasi
  • this guy is so bad, please don´t let him do anymore videos...

    YoYo3 місяці tagasi
  • I have watched video so many times and always rewind at sears tower bit

    Seth XozenSeth Xozen3 місяці tagasi
  • Fun fact, I actually got to perform an arrangement of "Mars the Bringer of War" for a french horn choir. Also, luckily we have our big brother of a planet (Jupiter) to divert said dangerous meteors lol

    mattbonner12mattbonner123 місяці tagasi
  • 6:43 Wait? I swear I read that Midgar was about 300 meters above surface from somewhere... And considering the scales of the Remake and certain scenes where Cloud's gang takes a look at the destroyed Sector 7 during daytime, I'd say 300 meters is much more closer to the truth. 11:59 Now I get it.

    Kung OlafKung Olaf3 місяці tagasi
  • Where is Mat Pat? He is better off explaining these things, like he did years ago from another Final Fantasy video he made.

    DoctorGames101DoctorGames1013 місяці tagasi
  • I don't know what an exajoule is but i don't want to know either. For my imagination sake.

    Kinra JadeKinra Jade3 місяці tagasi
  • WHY THE ORIGINAL CAST WAS FIRED FROM BEING ON THE FINAL FANTASY 7 REMAKE PROJECT eeworld.info/chat/lqVgmWOlnJrI1rI/video

    Treshaun Billingslea-HoustonTreshaun Billingslea-Houston3 місяці tagasi
  • If ya want something to theorize about that gives ya a totally unique feeling like Doki Doki Literature Club is YOU and ME and HER it has a lot to theorize about an you’ll love it I swear

    dayana yazbekdayana yazbek3 місяці tagasi
  • Mat pat you need to finish your final theory on petscop it has 25 episodes now

    RainbowDashX RainbowBlitzRainbowDashX RainbowBlitz3 місяці tagasi
  • How did you get AII that for pixels..some one please tell me

    The CodexThe Codex4 місяці tagasi
  • Honestly, the last bit of paranoia was totally unneccessary. Jupiter is already catching most space objects that want to go to the inner solar system.

    Ano N. YmousAno N. Ymous4 місяці tagasi
  • 13:58 If I was born during that time, the ground would've exploded under me.

    VisZenOPVisZenOP4 місяці tagasi
  • I love the ending.

    DIO, Gone To HeavenDIO, Gone To Heaven4 місяці tagasi
  • The fish comparison is underrated, made me laugh

    KiJooKiJoo4 місяці tagasi
  • That's the math for if it was slowed to a stop 1300km above the planet, before being allowed to accelerate freely. What if it wasn't stopped in the first place?

    Lucky C4tLucky C4t4 місяці tagasi
  • I will never call it the Willis Tower!

    perfectibility999perfectibility9994 місяці tagasi
  • 5:18

    Klerberhowk The SoliderKlerberhowk The Solider4 місяці tagasi
  • Can anybody help me find the music used at 3:36?

    Who Cares?Who Cares?4 місяці tagasi
  • Sephiroth never wanted to destroy the planet completely. Just enough energy to absorb to rule the planet.

    Caffeine RavineCaffeine Ravine4 місяці tagasi
  • So it could just be over just like that lol

    Kazuki KatsuhitoKazuki Katsuhito4 місяці tagasi
  • "ON WOW, I'm sure he's fine!" Me: A r e y o u S U R E A B O U T T H A T

    MHASimpMHASimp4 місяці tagasi
  • Honastly Austin is better than matpat

    Asher PetkevichAsher Petkevich4 місяці tagasi
  • Unless the you count the fact that raw mako is a highly volatile substance, and Midgar is a giant fuel station of raw mako with pipes leading deep into the planet.

    WaltLVL999WaltLVL9994 місяці tagasi
  • sephiroth is dominate!

    Yandere MysteryYandere Mystery4 місяці tagasi
  • I really feel like, the size of Midgar is being seriously under sized here. Imo, Midgar looks at least the size of LA in how much landmass it takes up. If that is the case, that meteor would be a lot wider. Thus, the meteor would be hole lot bigger than what is being represented.

    Toney's ReviewsToney's Reviews4 місяці tagasi
  • I’m not a scientist but I’m curious. If Meteor was that big. Wouldn’t it cause more than just physical damage if the impact? Wouldn’t it’s mere presence cause damage? Shifts in tidal forces. Causing massive Tsunamis? Probably do something to the atmosphere. Mess up gravity etc. idk. I feel like we would be fucked if it even got that close

    Josh BennettJosh Bennett4 місяці tagasi
  • 0:40 But only for the people who are still alive

    alan smitheealan smithee4 місяці tagasi
  • the tower is not in Saudi Arabia it's in Dubai

    potatopotato4 місяці tagasi
  • Every time "HI, IT'S ME - AUSTIN!" makes me go *YES*

    1ce_s0n1c1ce_s0n1c4 місяці tagasi
  • What about dust? Didn’t the dinosaur meteor cause a winter of some kind? We do need sunlights.

    Brandon FoleyBrandon Foley4 місяці tagasi
  • Hmm. . Well it's clear Sephiroth did not do his math

    Luna 360Luna 3604 місяці tagasi
  • It’s time to stop ranting and start mathing I need that on a shirt

    Coding in the saddleCoding in the saddle4 місяці tagasi
  • This show was better before he joined this channel

    Jack Jeager87Jack Jeager874 місяці tagasi
  • what's the music at 6:22?

    Joshua NotTellingJoshua NotTelling4 місяці tagasi
  • HOW DEADLY IS LE FINAL FANTASY 7 METEOR🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

    Doodle Rager RenDoodle Rager Ren5 місяців tagasi
  • Uhhhhhhhhh you said burg kalifa in Saudi arabia?

    Zaid ImageZaid Image5 місяців tagasi
  • You know EEworld is really going down when their content creators become more and more of them acting as an internet celebrity. Suddenly everyone wanted to become an internet celebrity.

    NeonStringsNeonStrings5 місяців tagasi
  • In the original game you can stand outside of Midgard, up against the wall... Couldn't you have taken measurements of how tall cloud is compared to the wall and work your way up from there?

    atreestumpatreestump5 місяців tagasi
  • Amazing video as always. One minor nitpick/stylistic question - why the wide range of measurement units, like using miles and kilometers in the same scenario and on the screen at the same time yet referring to different things (as opposed to listing both with one being the conversion of the other)?

    TheTalantonXTheTalantonX5 місяців tagasi
  • Tbh 50x is more than 20x

    Vampire HunterVampire Hunter5 місяців tagasi
  • Nasa sees a meteor that would wipe earth off the galactic map: Call in- *SPACE FORCE*

    TheNero97TheNero975 місяців tagasi
  • Let me help you. the midgar model in the shinra building is 1/10000 the scale of the actual thing. Given we're dealing with humanoids who are well human, clouds height is about 6ft or roughly 1.83 meters. Compare his length to the length of the radius of the model. Then multiply that by 2pi(r) and then multiply by 10000. You now have the actual circumference of midgar, and because we are only dealing with an exponent of 1 in our calculations, we do not need to worry about adjusting any measurements as we would with say volume. From the cutscenes of the the original we know that Meteor is roughly the same circumference as midgar, so we just need to find volume both the shell of "silicon and carbon" and the core of whatever material is in the interior, probably an ultra dense metal that is extremely conductive. Using the circumference we have found, and the fact that r=C/(2pi) we can guesstimate the thickness (t) of the outer shell and calculate the outer and inner volumes V(outer)= (4/3)pi*((C/2pi)^3-((C/2pi)-t)^3) and V(inner) = (4/3)pi*((C/2pi)-t)^3 Now for the mass. Pick the elements you think most accurately describes their shells and multiply their density times the volumes respectively. M(outer) = (rho)(Vouter) M(inner) = (rho)(Vinner) finally, sum the masses together, guesstimate the velocity, and use the basics of kinetic and potential energy to find a rough estimate for the energy it will impact with. Take the planet to be roughly the same as earth in this scenario. All simple stuff really. Edit: Extremely Conductive*

    alex bernhardtalex bernhardt5 місяців tagasi
  • I very much appreciate the OG Doom weapon sounds followed by Doomguy's death scream

    RoboJesusRoboJesus5 місяців tagasi
  • Living in Fort Wayne, I am glad to see that I would survive if meteor hit Chicago.

    Justin CookJustin Cook5 місяців tagasi
  • I love that you called sephiroth a twink 🤣

    sarmientojeffrey40sarmientojeffrey405 місяців tagasi
  • Ya hit the Matt Button!! Ya shouldn't have done that!

    Daniel HolmesDaniel Holmes5 місяців tagasi
  • it took Evan Townshend 3 days to walk from Sector 8 to Sector 5 the longer way 8 1 2 3 4 5

    MaryRyan H.MaryRyan H.5 місяців tagasi
  • “The Burj Khalifa, in Saudi Arabia.” -Austin 2020.

    Jacksonian SonexJacksonian Sonex5 місяців tagasi
  • Why didn't you just compare meteor with the size of the moon for a size estimate?

    Ribbons AlmarkRibbons Almark5 місяців tagasi
  • the apnospere is very large and the meteor in this would most definately cause more damage, because he forgot to acount for distanse and apnosperic alowences because the meteor must be going at LEAST 800-1800m/s for the apnospere to create heat and due to the speed it has to go for that to happen, it must be F A S T

    nukeboy 76nukeboy 765 місяців tagasi
    • i am not kidding because if you were to make this in KSP it would HAVE to be going those speeds and it has PROPULTION meaning it was accelerating into the planet so yea, no

      nukeboy 76nukeboy 765 місяців tagasi
  • but NO not right

    nukeboy 76nukeboy 765 місяців tagasi
  • shure there could be artistic lisense

    nukeboy 76nukeboy 765 місяців tagasi
  • ok, listen. if it still has the speed to reenter it has to be going at LEAST 900m/s for minimal apnosperic heating

    nukeboy 76nukeboy 765 місяців tagasi
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