70 Funny Physics Jokes That’ll Make Even Einstein Chuckle

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Jessica Amlee


Physics, that brain-bending realm where apples fall on heads and energy can neither be created nor destroyed (seriously, it’s like the ultimate recycling program). It’s all about understanding the universe, from the tiniest particles to the massive galaxies. You might think it’s all serious business with atoms and equations, but there’s a fun side too. Picture this: a world where Newton isn’t just a guy with an apple, but a legend who basically invented gravity during his lunch break. Physics is like the magic behind the scenes, making sure everything in the universe doesn’t just randomly float away – except for helium balloons, those little rebels. It’s the reason why we can throw a ball, build skyscrapers, and even why we stick to the Earth instead of floating into space. But there’s more to physics than just laws and theories; it’s also the home of some knee-slapping humor in Physics Jokes.

Now, Physics Jokes are the secret sauce that makes this science less of a textbook chore and more like a comedy show. They’re like a burst of laughter wrapped in a riddle, sitting inside a lab. Imagine joking about a photon checking into a hotel and being asked if it needs help with its luggage. The photon replies, “No thanks, I’m traveling light.” That’s physics humor for you – light, witty, and unexpectedly hilarious. These jokes are not just for the Einsteins and the Teslas of the world; they’re for anyone who’s ever wondered if Schrödinger’s cat is having a purr-fectly good time in that box. Physics Jokes turn the perplexing world of quantum mechanics and relativity into a playground of puns and laughter, proving that you don’t need a Ph.D. to crack up at the quirks of the cosmos. So, buckle up your seatbelts (thank you, inertia) and get ready for a hilarious ride through the funniest side of physics!

Best Physics Jokes

Why did the muon cross the road?

To get to the other side.

Why is the black hole the final state for a star?

Because once you go black, you never go back.

Did you hear about the new Transformers movie?

A lot of the people were… Fouriers about it.

How did I know I was going to be a Theoretical Physicist?

My father told me that I was growing up a Feynman.

How did the black hole slim down?

It ate light.

Teacher: Which is the best important invention in the history of mankind?

Student: Vacuum flask.

Teacher: Why so?

Student: Since it keeps hot things hot and cold things cold.

Teacher: And what’s so great about that?

Student: Just think about it… how does it know?

Two students were discussing Aerodynamics after Physics class.

First one: How do you think airplanes fly?

Second one: I think they are sleek so aerodynamics digs it.

First one: But then how do helicopters fly?

Second one: Simple, they fly cause they are so ugly that the ground pushes them away.

Why were the students surprised when they learned about a Time Travel seminar?

The pamphlet said that the seminar on Time Travel will be held two weeks ago.

Two trainers were at the gym.

One says: “I’m going to rip my wife’s undies off when I get home.”

“Wow! Why so?”, asks the other.

The first trainer concludes: I’m dying of rashes because the elastic is killing me.

Yo mama is so fat, that escape velocity at her surface exceeds 11.186 km/s.

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I named my money plant ‘inertia.’

When it grows up, it will be unstoppable.

I was reading a book on Kinematics…

I couldn’t stop moving.

Why are the circular motion problems tough in Physics?

They throw the solvers for a loop.

I am energetic and quite positive but also have a negative side.

Said the battery.

What does the capacitor say when you run too much current through it?

“Thanks…” and it tips its hat.

What would an Earth without friction look like?


World’s worst chat-up line…

Boy: Hey, you must be a magnet.

Girl: Go on! Why?

Boy: Because from behind I thought you were attractive but now you have turned, I found you repulsive.

The frequency of bad Physics jokes in this list…


If a car had a body part, what would it be called?

An engine-ear.

What is Santa Clause’s favorite coordinate system to work in?

Polar Coordinates.

Did you hear they found out who invented string theory?

Turns out it was an actual cat.

What grade does a typical student get in Computational Physics?


How could Physics have been any simpler?

If the tree has fallen on Newton’s head instead of the apple.

Do you know what really floats my boat?

Archimedes’ Principle of relative buoyancy.

Who would get a job between Celsius and Kelvin?

Celsius since it has a degree.

What do you call a mean person?

Derivative of acceleration, or

The second derivative of velocity, or

The third derivative of position.

Why was the village’s electrification such exciting news?

Because it ampowered the folks.

Why did the plane crash?

A person in the cabin was reading “Introduction to Gravity.”

What is the force carrier of friendship called?

The Broson.

What did the Physics teacher say to the students before starting with Optics?

Optics is light work.

Quantum Physics Jokes

Quantum mechanics is a fundamental physics theory that describes the physical aspects of nature at the level of atoms and subatomic particles.

Why can’t neutrons be good teachers?

Because good teachers need to be in charge of the class.

How do you know that protons are Catholic?

They have mass.

What sound does a well-bred Quantum Duck make?

Quark, Quark.

Police: Freeze! Why are you carrying two identity cards?

Matter: That’s my wave-particle duality. I am innocent.

What do you call a person who works on small cars?

A quantum mechanic.

Why did the restaurant at Huntsville didn’t add a 10 per cent service charge?

It was owned by a neutron.

Why did the test have negative marking for incorrect answers?

It was prepared by an electron.

Why were the electrons in an atom moving from a lower energy level to a higher energy level?

They were Bohr’ed.

Why did the proton self-isolate without a COVID test?

It already knew the results.

What is the similarity between girls and Quantum particles?

One can only guess their behaviour rather than judge them. After you make an “observation,” their behaviour will be significantly different!

Physicist Jokes

These jokes on Physicist are too funny. Let’s read them out:

What would happen if Heisenberg made a beer?

Whoever drinks it will have no idea where they are or what they are upto. Even if they got hold of one of these then they will lose the other.

What did Issac Newton’s mother say to him after his discovery?

Did you wash that apple before eating it?

Optical engineer to optics vendor: Do you make aspheric optics?

Sleazy optics Vendor: Certainly! All the time!

What would physicist Rudolf Clausius name his own daily newspaper?

The Uncertain Times.

Teacher: Who the hell keeps turning around?

Student: The Earth.

Teacher: Who said that?

Student: Galileo Galilei.

An argument broke out between Sir Isaac Newton & Albert Einstein.

Newton: I don’t think you understand the gravity of this situation.

Einstein: I believe I am relatively aware of it.

Why was Schrödinger’s cat depressed?

Since no one came to her funeral/birthday party.

What kind of advice did Ohm’s dying uncle give him?

“With great power comes great current squared times resistance.”

What did Pascal’s friend say to him when he persuaded him to visit his lab.

Man, that’s a lot of pressure coming from 1 pascal.

Why did Oppenheimer come up with the idea for the atomic bomb?

He wanted the world to have a blast.

What did Danial Fahrenheit’s mother say to him after he invented the thermometer?

Allow me to prepare tea instead of messing with boiling water.

Why did the Physicist change to city water?

He got tired of building an infinite square well.

What is a physicist’s favorite candy?


Why did the thief loot James Prescott Joule’s house?

He was looking for Joullery.

How did Stephen Hawking get away from an explosion?

Esc key.

What did the pirates do to prisoners who were good at Physics?

They made the physicists walk the Planck.

What did Bohr say to Einstein after their disagreement over quantum mechanics?

I strongly disagree but totally respect your right to be stupid.

What did Georg Ohm’s mother say to him after he discovered that there are no “perfect” electrical conductors?

I am proud of you but I don’t like it when you resist everything I say.

Things not to ask some people.

Woman: Her age.

Man: His salary.

Werner Heisenberg: The simultaneous position and velocity of a particle.

What did Marie Curie’s husband say to her?

Honey, every day you look more radiant.

What is a Physicist’s favorite sitcom?

Big Bang Theory.

Why did James Maxwell watch so much TV?

To keep up with current events.

Why did Erwin Schrödinger, Werner Heisenberg and and Niels Bohr work in very small garages?

They were quantum mechanics.

What would you call a boy band of Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla?


What did Michael Faraday’s mother say to him after his invention of the cage?

Son, all this is fancy but could we live inside it? Just to be safe you know!

Two friends were going to Bohr-Rutherford’s costume party.

First friend: Ready?

Second friend: I think, I am missing an electron.

First friend: Are you sure?

Second friend: I am positive.

What is a Physicist’s favorite Netflix show?

It’s that new Taylor series.

A group of friends were discussing their lives and wives when came the turn of Physicist.

Other friends: C’mon man! Tell us something?

Physicist: Well there is not much to tell, trust me. My wife is simple like Quantum Mechanics and as predictable as Quantum State.

What was Schrödinger’s theory about Good Friday?

… As long as the tomb is closed. Jesus is both alive and dead.

What did Archimedes’s mother say to him after his discovery?

Have you lost it running around Syracuse streets naked? And who is this girl Eureka?

So, what’s your favorite Physics joke? Let us know in the comments below!

Jessica Amlee, born in 1996 in Laughlin, Nevada, is a delightful humorist and joke writer with a penchant for puns. She studied at Emerson College, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedy. Jessica's comedic style combines snappy one-liners and observational humor, making her a rising star in the world of comedy.

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