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The Funniest Physics Jokes Ever 

Jack Napier
Updated April 29, 2019 3.2k votes 803 voters 28.7k views 20 items

List Rules Vote up any joke that would be funny to a Physics major

Physicists are a blast. For proof, find the spot in your town where all the physicists hang out, wait until they pry themselves away from their experiments, and then wait for the fun to begin! Like any other group of people, physicists have a sense of humor about their professions. Unlike other scientists, physics jokes tend to be either insanely complicated or use some sort of math. As you probably know, the problem with some smarty pants are that they’re too smart with not enough funny. Don’t worry about that today! The jokes for physics geeks on this list are not only high-brow, but they’re funny too!

The best part about the funny physics jokes on this list isn’t all the chuckles you’ll be stifling at work. It’s that you’re learning something while you’re laughing. Don’t be embarrassed if you have to look up the meaning to a punchline or two. And don’t worry - these jokes aren’t just funny in theory, but they all have practical applications. OK, so maybe our physics humor isn’t as spot on as the physics jokes on our list, but you can always wash the bad taste of our physics puns out of your eyes with the electrifying list of the best jokes for physicists.

Vote on your favorite physics joke, and then run down to your local university’s science lab to try them out. Make sure you leave us a comment to tell us how it went.
Why are quantum physicis... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Physics Jokes Ever
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Why are quantum physicists bad lovers?
Because when they find the position, they can't find the momentum, and when they have the momentum, they can't find the position.
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What Happens When Electr... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Physics Jokes Ever
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What Happens When Electrons Lose Their Energy?
They get Bohr'ed.
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What Did The Male Magnet... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Physics Jokes Ever
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What Did The Male Magnet Say To The Female Magnet?

From your backside, I thought you were repulsive. However, after seeing you from the front, I find you rather attractive.
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Why Is Electricity So Da... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Physics Jokes Ever
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Why Is Electricity So Dangerous?
Because it doesn't know how to conduct itself?
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