How Do Nuclear Submarines Make Oxygen?- Smarter Every Day 251



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    1. SmarterEveryDay

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    2. Silvia Fox

      Fun Fact: We are capable of scrubbing the CO2 out of this planet's atmosphere similarly to the way described in this video in amounts equal to or greater than what we produce. We have already built and used facilities to do such, with the largest currently being built in Texas. It is a 1 Megaton atmospheric CO2 plant, which is the equivalent of 14,000,000 trees in that one CO2 plant. It works great and we would only need 40,000 of those facilities across the world to capture all of the CO2 produced on Earth. Sadly all our anti-CO2 funding is going into monetarily inefficient "green ideas" hyped by the mainstream environmentalists funded by certain institutions focused on selfish goals which are not going to help the majority of our people prosper while keeping our environment healthy.

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    4. Jeffstan F

      Oxygen not included. Both way applied.

    5. Open your eyes

      4:40 the dude in the back lol

    6. Bryan Overton

      "We own practically 90% of the boat" I'm sure that TM div and M div totally agree with that statement.

    7. scubaseppy

      Could you burn this in your house in an emergency for heat?

    8. Tom Liu

      Destin when not filming: Haha I sabotaged your oxygen supply! See ya! ( is among us dead? )

    9. Nate

      Great, now I have the science I need to hide from other humans underwater indefinitely.

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      Can you do a video on nonlinear acoustic lenses and sound bullets?

    12. Wild Mountain Gwendy

      Sooo...submarines are filled with really tough nerds. That’s awesome.

    13. Jason Garfitt

      This is a great video

    14. Trevor Johnston

      Is this... like... "legal?" I mean, isn't showing all this stuff kind of like revealing somewhat sensitive information, possibly harmful in the wrong hands? I mean.. shows where and how all the mechanisms for one of the most vital functions keeping our nation's service people *alive*... seems kind of sensitive,

    15. Mr. Gherkin

      O x y g e n

    16. John Springart

      Other than the 2nd Class giving the tour, all I see are CPO's hanging out of doors, how many chiefs are on this boat?!

    17. Michael Lederman

      About 40 years ago when I was a teen I bought an Oxygen Welding device from Sears which used a small version of those candles with a red substance on the tip, you'd light them just like you would a match and they burned at a phenomenal rate of heat.

    18. Timothy Jeffiers

      Cool stuff

    19. David Nielsen

      first I felt a little claustrophobic, and then all the security/oversight made me feel strangely guilty

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    22. Test Test

      "So you're gonna light it?" "No, you are." That's why you do not conceal enthusiasm. So then good people can let you have fun.

    23. siren synapse

      Only God can make oxygen, beotch.

    24. Daniel Curtis

      I could be wrong but I believe NaOH can work for scrubbing CO2. I always thought lithium hydroxide was used because it’s the lightest available hydroxide available. And on a boat or in space I hear weight is a bit of an issue...

    25. Dan Ostrom

      so what do they do with the salt (NaCl) that is left over from process?

    26. Willywamo

      Thumbnail looks like a KitKat made of air

    27. Noah Manji

      No ones talking about what they thought the title in the thumbnail meant

    28. Samuel Lipscomb

      Thank you.

    29. budgiefriend

      How about a small break? 🐒 @ :-)

    30. Johan Faas

      The hydrogen created in the oxigen process is thrown over board....

    31. Drunk Astronaut

      Can you do a video on the “ Tennis Racquet Theorem” aka “Dzhanibekov Effect”

    32. Chris Hayes

      Can anyone comment on how often leaks occur?

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    34. Ptao Tom

      He's looks so young yet knows every little detail when questioned. Props to Dow from Ohio

    35. Darth Vaper

      I'm guessing this at 50 seconds into the video, I'm guessing they use electrolysis of water to separate the hydrogen and Oxygen and then they either vent or use the hydrogen somewhere else and maybe the pressure of the oxygen forces the CO2 to the bottom of the sub where it's stored or vented

      1. Ptao Tom

        Plug.. Hole😂😂😂

    36. kuddi B

      Me bring in the army I know for sure the the CO&XO was like don’t embarrass us on this sub 😂

    37. Noname Lolnonono

      Because they make there own 😂😂

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    39. jackvonpit the last

      This guy could be in the international space station in a matter of years. Love the videos

    40. Hazy Skies

      I came into this video thinking for sure it was electrolysis from the seawater, but you completely blew my mind when I learned chlorine gas would've also been produced from this reaction. Now I'm *very* interested to hear how they do it. Perhaps by somehow removing the carbon from the CO² to produce O²? Guess I'll find out... **Presses play again**

      1. Hazy Skies

        Oxygen producing candles... ... ... ... Nope, I got nothing. I'm speechless.

      2. Hazy Skies

        Oh, so it *is* still electrolysis, just after filtration... Well that's a little disappointing, oh well :/

    41. Riadul Islam

      Can they use the oxygen candle in hospitals for covid patients, as many hospitals around the world are running low on bottled oxygen?

    42. Alex Fox

      use the oxygen candle for deep diving!

    43. Alex Fox

      Devin keeps using all the oxygen!

    44. MrAnthism

      No windows? Not a job for me!!!

    45. Poop Smith

      Electrolysis would be my guess. Tons of surrounding water, tons of electricity because you have a reactor, and you're already using some for desalinization.

    46. Marco Badici

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    47. Clasmir

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    48. Flowmasta Flam

      sure, sniff away.

    49. Marc C

      i feel like every crew is a scientist lol

    50. Leonidas

      Honestly the guy who is explaining the oxygen levels ( 2:50 ) on the ship is a terrible teacher. Why couldn’t an officer or even a nco explain this? Anyways, awesome video.

    51. j abe

      Plug.. Hole😂😂😂

    52. Jacob Ellinger

      this might be a weird question but do subs have procedures for bed bug infestations and also what preventative measures do they have in place?

    53. Nikola Stanisic

      - It can monitor our atmosphere, oxygen... - So it is in the middle of the boat? - y..yes *taking notes in russian*

    54. James Null

      So very informative!!! Thank you for posting this video. 🇺🇸

    55. Jade Mills

      Are you kidding ME! Princince is the best little Lab ever!

    56. Erik Thompson

      Destin... Huge fan.. love what you do, but I was concerned that you suggested sprinkling LiOH on the bunks. I'm not sure what form this LiOH is in, but it looks like pure LiOH is pretty toxic (3 out of 4 on the Health Hazard scale) along the lines of NaOH (Lye). Might be interesting to see what we could learn about how this danger is contained. Maybe "the professor" (Martyn Poliakoff) at Periodic Videos might have something to say.

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    58. malcoperegrantus

      you should not feature so many things that are intended to kill people

    59. Bobby Bologna

      those oxygen candles are so neat, i had no idea

    60. Bobby Bologna

      8:09 and just like that I know "Reverse Osmosis" hahaha! Never heard Destin NOT want to explain something before, hilarious.

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    62. Fabulous Onwudebe

      4:30 why is there 2 red eys?

    63. juicyNathan

      Спасибо за видео, коммент для продвижения канала

    64. นพดล ดวงแก้ว

      How i make my house cleaned as the submarine?

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      This Channels gotta be the most informative channel about absolutely everything , and what I love the most is how he will ask can you show me can we see this , not just in this video but all of them he really wants to squeeze the most out of it all for us , and he's a total gentleman and the videos he makes with the kids in them are too wholesome 🙂

    66. Kai Cao

      How to deal with the hydrogen when using electrolysis to make oxygen? Unlike CO2, hydrogen is hard to compress and much more dangerous.

    67. dale blue

      Besides jet fighters pilots sub crew must be another geek level. Awesome

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      The people in submarines knows how much trees are important for us

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    70. Rik Vermeer

      This sounds sooooo much like the game "Oxygen not included" :D

    71. Rik Vermeer

      Congratulations on making it as far as getting on board of submarines!! I've seen you working and playing with the most amazing gadgets but getting clearance to these type of facilities is a next level gamechanger. And the credits go to you.

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    73. Sven Simonsen

      I guess the pre heat step for the boiler/stripper would be a heat exchange between the rich amine in and lean amine out.

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    77. Tim the 55th

      2:03 "Where are you from?" "Ohio." "Oh..."

    78. latex glove

      It's clearly not you in the sub, why are you lying ?

      1. Tim the 55th


    79. RoxyDzey

      you said they cant go up to take fresh air but they did to pick u up.. a mistake in first minute already lol anyway, very cool scene where you entered the submarine, im jealous. i just can imagine the feeling to be underwater and especially in that thing

    80. Navneet Singh

      look how calm they are while working.

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    83. Nivar

      Man, they're all so polite on that submarine feelsgoodman, why can't everyone just be a submarine dwelling citizen

      1. James Word

        @Nivar completely agree. Even if people aren't entirely polite, but are always respectful then I'd be happy.

      2. Nivar

        @James Word Yeah my bad, that's completely true, but add the camera to it and then that's how I wish everyone would be, it's just so endearing to be in that company. It'd be nice if that'd be your daily interaction with people

      3. James Word

        That's on camera and XO is following.

    84. Pete OConnor

      A 9" nail huh? *head like a hole!!!!*

    85. Peter

      Commenting before I watch - my guess is using UV lights and plants to both, remove CO2 and produce O2. I'll see if I was right.

    86. Phiboo

      So if they produce Hydrogen as a waste product. why dont they use hydrogen reactors to power the sub so they make even their own fuel and can stay for under water way longer cause they dont need to refuel

    87. Chris

      During the Automated Electrolytic Oxygen Generating process, how exactly is the hydrogen separated from the oxygen and then disposed?

    88. Terd Ferguson

      I figured they are just really good at holding their breath, that's why they're full of hot air.

    89. ImagesByChaos Tee

      nuclear reactors do not create electricity, generators do. Nuclear Reactors create only heat to boil water for turning the generator with steam. So you don't hook up your electrolysis system to the reactor, you hook it to the generator. Just to clarify.


      Just one question *How do you get in a submarine??*

    91. Euan Hamilton

      Getting real Fallout New Vegas vibes from that Atmosphere Monitoring System terminal

    92. Daemon Spectre

      When the dude held the ignitor near the open and exposed candles. I cringed a little. Seems like you wouldn't want that thing anywhere near them until they are sealed.

    93. HyperSurfer_Gamez

      You Are Now Manually Breating

    94. Lordpianz

      welcome to the navy. .mostly a bunch of nerds on a ship or sub....2001 2009 os2sw

    95. Tanaka Dingdong

      Can you create water with Oxygen and Hydrogen atoms coming from water electrolysis ?

    96. Ron Alexander

      Fantastic video , I learned a lot

    97. Nate

      It's all recycled farts, don't believe otherwise.

    98. Dorian-Mark Keating

      Liar ! No such thing as a Luna lander! U seem like a decent guy , but alas your a shill

    99. Christian Treber

      Why so many dislikes? Nothing exploding? Chemical formulas?

    100. Pyratebob1

      It usually took me at least 2 weeks to notice the amine smell again after I was away from the boat on leave. When you come back to the boat, you notice it right away, and then your nose 'tunes it out' again after a short time.