Last Updated on November 20, 2022
We combed through YouTube to find the best channels for people interested in expanding their knowledge about physics. These physics YouTube channels discuss essential topics and exciting ideas in physics. This list is ordered by popularity (highest subscriber count).
Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science.
Average Views Per Video: 1,920,930
Joined: Jun 20, 2011
Popular Video: Is it Better to Walk or Run in the Rain?
2. Physics Girl
Physics Girl is a YouTube channel created by Dianna Cowern that adventures into the physical sciences with experiments, demonstrations, and cool new discoveries. Physics Girl has videos for every atom and eve.
Average Views Per Video: 1,055,689
Joined: Oct 21, 2011
Popular Video: Why This Stuff Costs $2700 Trillion Per Gram – Antimatter at CERN
3. Lectures by Walter Lewin. They will make you ♥ Physics.
This channel contains the complete 8.01x (Physics I: Classical Mechanics), 8.02x (Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism) and 8.03 (Physics III: Vibrations and Waves) lectures as presented by Walter Lewin in the fall of 1999, spring of 2002 and fall of 2004.
Average Views Per Video: 89,462
Joined: Feb 7, 2015
Popular Video: When a physics teacher knows his stuff !!
4. Physics Videos by Eugene Khutoryansky
Physics YouTube channel made and run by Eugene Khutoryansky.
Average Views Per Video: 495,507
Joined: Sep 6, 2011
Popular Video: Drawing the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th dimension
5. Michel van Biezen
This channel contains a complete list of physics videos, as well as hundreds of chemistry, astronomy, math, and mechanical engineering videos. The physics videos explain the fundamental concepts of physics with some easy to follow examples on how to solve physics problems.
Average Views Per Video: 17,493
Joined: Nov 13, 2012
Popular Video: Mechanical Engineering: Particle Equilibrium (11 of 19) Why are Pulleys a Mechanical Advantage?
6. Sixty Symbols
Cool videos about physics and astronomy.
Average Views Per Video: 261,654
Joined: Feb 13, 2009
Popular Video: Putting your hand in the Large Hadron Collider…
7. Arvin Ash
Complex Questions – Explained Simply, in about 15 minutes. I like to ask and answer BIG questions. We use animations, live videos, simple analogies and narration to explain complex subjects in science, technology, consciousness, and other weighty matters.
Average Views Per Video: 303,788
Joined: Apr 5, 2018
Popular Video: General Relativity Explained simply & visually
8. Physics Fun
This channel is all about physics. Physics describes the real magic of the universe.
Average Views Per Video: 808,613
Joined: Jul 20, 2016
Popular Video: Amazing Physics Toys/Gadgets 1
9. Physics Explained
Physics Explained is a channel that explores advanced topics in physics without skimping on the mathematical detail. There is a growing community of independent learners who are keen to explore modern ideas in physics with the aid of mathematical reasoning.
Average Views Per Video: 392,451
Joined: Oct 11, 2018
Popular Video: What is the Ultraviolet Catastrophe?
10. Doc Schuster
I am one of four passionate physics teachers at Webster Groves High School in St. Louis, MO. I teach AP Physics 1 and 2, but I teach calculus with the class as well, since physics makes no sense without it.
Average Views Per Video: 39,076
Joined: Oct 23, 2006
Popular Video: Parallel and Series Resistor Circuit Analysis Worked Example using Ohm’s Law Reduction | Doc Physics
11. A Level Physics Online
The ultimate collection of free videos for GCSE and A Level Physics on YouTube! Short lessons cover the science you need to learn for your exams, including experiments and past papers.
Average Views Per Video: 17,767
Joined: Nov 15, 2014
Popular Video: Diffraction Gratings – A Level Physics
12. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training, and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. Founded in 1999 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, its mission is to advance our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level, stimulating the breakthroughs that could transform our future.
Average Views Per Video: 41,235
Joined: Oct 9, 2009
Popular Video: Neil Turok Public Lecture: The Astonishing Simplicity of Everything
13. Flipping Physics
Real physics education. Learn with Billy, Bobby and Bo. New videos pretty much weekly. Currently working my way through the AP Physics C: Mechanics curriculum.
Average Views Per Video: 24,815
Joined: Jan 18, 2013
Popular Video: AP Physics 1: Kinematics Review
14. Kathy Loves Physics and History
You never learned *this* in school! I use primary sources and talk about real physics and the real, quirky history to tell you where our scientific universe came from.
Average Views Per Video: 68,390
Joined: Jun 29, 2017
Popular Video: Physics and History of Why USA uses 120 volts and not 220 volts
15. High School Physics Explained
Physics is a fascinating topic. In this channel I explore that content by providing explanations of various concepts explained in a way that a high school students can grasp.
Average Views Per Video: 20,998
Joined: Aug 14, 2015
Popular Video: Kepler’s Three Laws Explained
16. Institute of Physics
The IOP is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland, with an active role in promoting co-operation in physics around the world. We strive to make physics accessible to people from all backgrounds.
Average Views Per Video: 16,840
Joined: Mar 7, 2008
Popular Video: The Life Cycle of Stars
17. Quantum Atom Theory
This channel has been set up to promote Quantum Atom Theory an artist theory on the dynamics of light, space and time. This theory explains a 3D geometrical process, based on the Inverse Square Law and the work of people like Newton, Faraday, Einstein and many others.
Average Views Per Video: 9,107
Joined: Feb 2, 2009
Popular Video: Lifters Antigravity and the Physics of a new Quantum Theory
18. Chris Doner
I am passionate about helping students learn physics more easily, and in particular, assisting students to score high grades on their IB exams. Many, many students have written to me to tell me how they how their achievement levels improved from 2’s and 3’s to 6’s and 7’s.
Average Views Per Video: 14,783
Joined: Mar 22, 2010
Popular Video: IB Physics: Using Excel to Draw Maximum and Minimum slopes & find uncertainty in slope and intercept
19. Gorilla Physics
GCSE and A Level Physics Revision. Revision videos, teaching videos and exam practice videos.
Average Views Per Video: 4,064
Joined: Feb 5, 2015
Popular Video: Remarkable 2 vs Supernote A5X vs Boox Note Air 2 – in-depth comparison
20. Int’l Centre for Theoretical Physics
This is the official YouTube channel for the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy.
Average Views Per Video: 2,577
Joined: Nov 16, 2010
Popular Video: Conversation: Salam, Sciama, Witten and Budinich
21. APS Physics
The American Physical Society is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics.
Average Views Per Video: 2,907
Joined: Jul 3, 2012
Popular Video: Raindrop Impact on a Sandy Surface
22. UNSW Physics
The official YouTube channel of UNSW Physics
Average Views Per Video: 1,928
Joined: Mar 19, 2014
Popular Video: Introduction to Lagrangians
23. Graduate Physics
Theoretical / mathematical physics at the graduate level and above. This is NOT a popular science channel. Here you find real theoretical physicists doing real theoretical physics.
Average Views Per Video: 791
Joined: Mar 19, 2014
Popular Video: Erik Verlinde – The Hidden Phase Space of Our Universe
24. Kisembo Academy – PHYSICS
Expect Everything Physics; Experiments, Theories, explanations and calculations on Topics like Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Modern Physics, Electricity, Electrostatics, Light, Waves, Magnetism and alternating Currents.
Average Views Per Video: 2,542
Joined: Feb 16, 2015
Popular Video: What is dimensions of a physical quantity | How to find dimensions | dimensional analysis
25. MU Physics and Astronomy
Videos relating to Physics and Astronomy at Marymount University.
Average Views Per Video: 3,713
Joined: Nov 9, 2009
Popular Video: Chapter 2 – Motion Along a Straight Line
26. ATLAS Experiment
ATLAS is one of the four major experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It is a general-purpose particle physics experiment run by an international collaboration and, together with CMS, is designed to exploit the full discovery potential and the huge range of physics opportunities that the LHC provides.
Average Views Per Video: 12,390
Joined: Jun 19, 2007
Popular Video: Protons Accelerate in LHC and Collide in ATLAS
27. Viken Kiledjian
Welcome to my YouTube page!! I am a professor of Physics and Astronomy at East Los Angeles College. This site presents a compendium of resources available for a person wanting to learn Physics and Astronomy better.
Average Views Per Video: 1,977
Joined: Apr 21, 2008
Popular Video: Moment of Inertia Theory Part 1
28. Oommen George
This channel aims to support the learning of Physics by providing solutions to problems and explaining concepts. Videos are also created that will get viewers interested in the learning of Physics.
Average Views Per Video: 1,267
Joined: Nov 18, 2007
Popular Video: Thermodynamics – Problems
29. Brown University Department of Physics
This is the official channel of the Department of Physics at Brown University.
Average Views Per Video: 840
Joined: Nov 11, 2016
Popular Video: Update on Planet 9:Formation of Giant Planet Satellites Konstantin Batygin (Caltech)
30. NYU Physics
Average Views Per Video: 676
Joined: Sep 16, 2013
Popular Video: Colloquium, November 12th, 2015 — Shining Light on Topological Insulators
31. Little Shop of Physics
Colorado State University’s College of Natural Sciences Little Shop of Physics is a science engagement program which reaches tens of thousands of people every year. Our goal is to make science accessible and teach people that science is something anyone can do.
Average Views Per Video: 967
Joined: Sep 14, 2013
Popular Video: Flash Science: Erasing With Heat
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