16 Physics Jokes Every Science Lover Will Appreciate
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It’s all beef to me
Q: Why does a burger have less energy than a steak?
A: Because it’s in its ground state.
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Have physics, will travel
A photon checks into a hotel, where a bellhop asks where its suitcase is. The photon replies, “I didn’t bring any luggage. I’m traveling light.”
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A tough problem to solve
Q: How many general-relativity theoretists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Two. One to hold the bulb and one to rotate space.
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Lies, all lies
Q: Why can’t you trust an atom?
A: They make up everything.
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No light bulbs allowed
Q: Why can’t you take electricity to social outings?
A: Because it doesn’t know how to conduct itself.
You enter the high school lab and see an experiment. How will you know which class is it?
If it’s green and wiggles, it’s biology.
If it stinks, it’s chemistry.
If it doesn’t work, it’s physics.
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Why did the chicken cross the road?
Aristotle: It is the nature of chickens to cross roads.
Issac Newton: Chickens at rest tend to stay at rest, chickens in motion tend to cross roads.
Albert Einstein: Whether the chicken crossed the road or the road moved beneath the chicken depends on your frame of reference.
Werner Heisenberg: We are not sure which side of the road the chicken was on, but it was moving very fast.
Wolfgang Pauli: There already was a chicken on this side of the road.
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Q: What did the quantum physicist say before the bar fight?
A: Let me atom!
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Physics for the birds
Q: What did the duck say to the physicist?
A: Quark, quark, quark!
Q: What did one uranium-238 nucleus say to the other?
A: Gotta split!
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Experiment on a hot tin roof
Q: Two cats of the same size slide down a roof at the same time, but one falls off first. Which one?
A: The one with the smaller “mew.”
A beginner’s guide to physics
Relativity: When the family gets together
Black holes: What you get in black socks
Critical mass: A big group of film reviewers
Hyperspace: Where you park at the superstore
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