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

16 Th04, 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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  • 12:12 uae

    JulianJulianNgày trước
  • 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 pic5 ngày trước
  • The madara of final fantasy

    sayn boisayn boi6 ngày trước
  • ever heard of jupitor a planet so large that it blocks of all metiors

    Twin TeamTwin Team6 ngày trước
  • Isn’t the meteor magically charged? It’s look after it was shot shows, like electricity and stuff

    Connor YoungConnor Young7 ngày trước
  • ... Did you just say "Burj Khalifa in Saudi Arabia"?

    MegaMementoMoriMegaMementoMori18 ngày trước
  • That's so cool

    J MJ M19 ngày trước
  • Why didn't you use Advent Children for scale?

    Chill ShillChill Shill25 ngày trước
  • Here’s a question,”how does the rocket jumper and sticky jumper from TF2 work?”

    sansmaster3345sansmaster334528 ngày trước
  • Jeez are you annoying. Where's Matt?

    Mauricio PeñaMauricio PeñaTháng trước
  • 2500 megatons!!!!!!!!!

    John Sebastian CarlosJohn Sebastian CarlosTháng trước
  • so it is a 1 kilometers and 300 meters

    John Sebastian CarlosJohn Sebastian CarlosTháng trước
  • 1:00 am

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

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

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

    Kadeo123321Kadeo123321Tháng trước
  • 12:08 just wanna point out something Khalifa tower isn't in saudi Arabia it is in uae(United Arab Emirates)

    ziad/ زيادziad/ زيادTháng trước
  • The dinosaur meteor that is all

    nemo ndnemo ndTháng trước
  • Wow 666,950 views I'm scared

    私カマルshikamaru私カマルshikamaruTháng trước
  • Where's Matpatt?

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

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

      Frank MyersFrank MyersTháng trước
  • epic outro! A Sephirnyan meteor.

    Kenneth RavenscroftKenneth Ravenscroft2 tháng trước
  • Burj Kalifa is in UAE dude...

    The101RangerThe101Ranger2 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • Did he say that Burj khalifa is in Saudi Arabia???

    Mr. mMr. m2 tháng trước
  • This is Final Fantasy its not a normal meteor...

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

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

    N TN T2 tháng trước
  • Dear austin, Burj khalifa is in UAE.

    عبدالله امينعبدالله امين2 tháng trước
  • I don’t know about that but it seems dangerous

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

  • Who else laughed in and like crazy

  • Austin your my favorite, don't tell MatPat🙅

  • 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 tháng trước
  • "burj khalifa in Saudi Arabia" *UAE has left the chat*

    ꧁ ʚ〖 ୭ Տᴀᴅɪǫᴜʀ Rᴀʜᴍᴀɴ ୭ 〗ɞ ꧂꧁ ʚ〖 ୭ Տᴀᴅɪǫᴜʀ Rᴀʜᴍᴀɴ ୭ 〗ɞ ꧂2 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • new canon? so does this mean the original game ISN'T CANON NOW?!!!

  • 12:12 Burj Khalifa is in the United Arab Emirates, not Saudi Arabia.

    Feronar-Stormrage USFeronar-Stormrage US3 tháng trước
  • in saudi arabia?

    Wahyu SetiawanWahyu Setiawan3 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • He really just casually calls sepho-boi a twink huh

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

    Connor JohnsonConnor Johnson3 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 4:50 he didn' have to correct himself... it is over 20x the speed of least

    A.G.K.A.G.K.3 tháng trước
  • 15:05 "Sephirock"?

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

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

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

    Seth XozenSeth Xozen3 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • Where is Mat Pat? He is better off explaining these things, like he did years ago from another Final Fantasy video he made.

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

    Kinra JadeKinra Jade3 tháng trước

    Treshaun Billingslea-HoustonTreshaun Billingslea-Houston3 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • Mat pat you need to finish your final theory on petscop it has 25 episodes now

    RainbowDashX RainbowBlitzRainbowDashX RainbowBlitz4 tháng trước
  • How did you get AII that for pixels..some one please tell me

    The CodexThe Codex4 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 13:58 If I was born during that time, the ground would've exploded under me.

    VisZenOPVisZenOP4 tháng trước
  • I love the ending.

    DIO, Gone To HeavenDIO, Gone To Heaven4 tháng trước
  • The fish comparison is underrated, made me laugh

    KiJooKiJoo4 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • I will never call it the Willis Tower!

    perfectibility999perfectibility9994 tháng trước
  • 5:18

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

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

    Caffeine RavineCaffeine Ravine4 tháng trước
  • So it could just be over just like that lol

    Kazuki KatsuhitoKazuki Katsuhito4 tháng trước
  • "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 tháng trước
  • Honastly Austin is better than matpat

    Asher PetkevichAsher Petkevich4 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • sephiroth is dominate!

    Yandere MysteryYandere Mystery4 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 0:40 But only for the people who are still alive

    alan smitheealan smithee4 tháng trước
  • the tower is not in Saudi Arabia it's in Dubai

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

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

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

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

    Coding in the saddleCoding in the saddle5 tháng trước
  • This show was better before he joined this channel

    Jack Jeager87Jack Jeager875 tháng trước
  • what's the music at 6:22?

    Joshua NotTellingJoshua NotTelling5 tháng trước

    HeyItz RenHeyItz Ren5 tháng trước
  • Uhhhhhhhhh you said burg kalifa in Saudi arabia?

    Zaid ImageZaid Image5 tháng trước
  • You know VIworld 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 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • Tbh 50x is more than 20x

    ArcadeMarineArcadeMarine5 tháng trước
  • Nasa sees a meteor that would wipe earth off the galactic map: Call in- *SPACE FORCE*

    TheNero97TheNero975 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • I very much appreciate the OG Doom weapon sounds followed by Doomguy's death scream

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

    Justin CookJustin Cook5 tháng trước
  • I love that you called sephiroth a twink 🤣

    sarmientojeffrey40sarmientojeffrey405 tháng trước
  • Ya hit the Matt Button!! Ya shouldn't have done that!

    Daniel HolmesDaniel Holmes5 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
  • “The Burj Khalifa, in Saudi Arabia.” -Austin 2020.

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

    Ribbons AlmarkRibbons Almark5 tháng trước
  • 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 tháng trước
    • 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 tháng trước
  • but NO not right

    nukeboy 76nukeboy 765 tháng trước
  • shure there could be artistic lisense

    nukeboy 76nukeboy 765 tháng trước