Casually Explained: Magnets

  • Published on Feb 17, 2016
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Comments • 959

  • Ryan Kroeger
    Ryan Kroeger 2 days ago

    you sound like Nathan in the show Nathan for you, kind of remind me of him too.

  • The Multi Gamer
    The Multi Gamer 11 days ago

    Shoulda talked about how magnets are just electric fields from a different inertial frame of reference.

  • Doktor Nouveau
    Doktor Nouveau 13 days ago

    I knew you were white.

  • Magnet Tism
    Magnet Tism 21 day ago

    Thanks for repeating other people's lame theories on magnetism. God Based Magnetism on RU-clip already explained magnetism correctly.

  • Jerimbo
    Jerimbo 22 days ago

    You got the right hand rule wrong, it’s for straight wires. When you coil a wire it forms a solenoid which has a similar field to a normal magnet.

  • Rew Rose
    Rew Rose 23 days ago

    Isn't the direction of the current opposite to the direction of the motion of electron?

  • Xeridanus
    Xeridanus 24 days ago

    You used to be Tasmanian? How much was it to remove your other head?

  • Chantz Coleman
    Chantz Coleman 25 days ago

    So uh
    This is actually accurate
    Well played

  • Wolfy :3
    Wolfy :3 26 days ago

    Fucking magnets

  • edgydeedgeplant
    edgydeedgeplant 29 days ago

    IAM actually spinning man :(((

  • James S
    James S 29 days ago

    This was more informative than my electromagnetic based physics class i took last semester

  • David Salley
    David Salley 29 days ago

    You can't explain that

  • Gomace
    Gomace Month ago

    I can't unsee Dinosaur Australia...

  • blakehulstrom1
    blakehulstrom1 Month ago

    Amazing channel/video but idk how I feel about the microwave video straying from the OG formula. In fact, it kinda sucked and made me uncomfy

  • Dolphin Duck
    Dolphin Duck 2 months ago

    I definitely feel the “magnets, how do they work” was a shot at ICP for their retarded song 😂😂

  • Advanced Heavy Assault Guide When?

    Gives a whole new meaning to the part in Stuck on the Puzzle when it says "There's something in your magnetism that must've pissed them off"

  • Erik Plante
    Erik Plante 2 months ago

    I love u Jamie

  • Herr Doktor
    Herr Doktor 2 months ago

    I'm a physics student and had to prepare for an experiment featuring magnetism once. We have to know the theory or we aren't allowed to do the experiment which is bad. I read the shit out of the explanation in textbook and finally came to the understaning featured in the video. But then the tutor told me this semi-classical approach to explaining magnetism isn't actually true and since you don't understand your quantum mechanics yet and we don't have the whole day I can't give you the real explaination. So you could say, freaking magnets how do they work...

  • DorGreen1
    DorGreen1 2 months ago

    420 nice

    Frickin magnets how do they work????

  • Steeve Martial
    Steeve Martial 2 months ago

    I didn't expect you to actually explain his magnets work.

  • Ele Kappa
    Ele Kappa 3 months ago

    GRaViTy iSnT a FoRcE

  • Vadow789
    Vadow789 3 months ago

    Blaze It

  • Natanaël Araia
    Natanaël Araia 3 months ago

    You talked about the courant of foucault without quoting him.
    Otherwise excellent video as always and funny

  • Margretta Phillipsen
    Margretta Phillipsen 3 months ago

    why does he sound like chimneyswift11

  • Pockets2Big Rikishi
    Pockets2Big Rikishi 3 months ago

    I'll just pretend to understand magnets now.

  • Ryan Zhang
    Ryan Zhang 3 months ago


  • Aditya Anavkar
    Aditya Anavkar 3 months ago

    I'm from the future 🔮

  • Sage Pope
    Sage Pope 3 months ago

    Bro that's a nice video time ;)

  • Ok
    Ok 4 months ago

    Oof he’s from tassie. That’s rough

  • teh gaming dude
    teh gaming dude 4 months ago

    the "those little metal balls that stick together" link was clicked . . . 0:06

  • federico saviano
    federico saviano 4 months ago

    comic sans

  • Godfather
    Godfather 5 months ago

    oh shit
    he's a real human

  • Pwnership
    Pwnership 5 months ago

    Oi casually explained I'm allergic to brownies, what can I have instead?

  • Dylan Lasuandaqua
    Dylan Lasuandaqua 5 months ago

    2019 ?

  • The Steadfast Duelist
    The Steadfast Duelist 5 months ago +1

    *Why aren't you a Science teacher?*

  • Luke Zhuang
    Luke Zhuang 6 months ago

    Reminds me of a great lyric in

  • David Hfr
    David Hfr 6 months ago

    I want a brownie

  • Ana Carolina Chaves
    Ana Carolina Chaves 6 months ago

    I'm a physicist working with nanomagnetism and this is the best explanation I have seen so far, congratulations. Not a lot of people bring up the issue that Ampère discriminated against some kinds of magnets, it's very brave of you to address it.

  • Langus langus
    Langus langus 6 months ago


  • Andrew Berger
    Andrew Berger 6 months ago +1


  • Maxim Bandel
    Maxim Bandel 6 months ago

    That's a compliment. ;)

  • Maxim Bandel
    Maxim Bandel 6 months ago

    Man, you are a geek!!!

  • Hareem Zain
    Hareem Zain 6 months ago

    Left hand magnets 😂

  • Dennis Kubiak
    Dennis Kubiak 6 months ago

    Casually Explained and You Suck At Cooking have the exact same microwave.

  • TheGrimravager
    TheGrimravager 6 months ago

    I am getting flashbacks to the structure of matter lectures lmao
    did you do a physics major?

    REDandBLUEandORANGE 7 months ago

    I swear to god this guy is you suck at cooking

  • Adrian Rice
    Adrian Rice 7 months ago

    What type of eye sight are you blessed with? Oh my gosh, I wish I could look really close at things and see electrons

  • 01100111 01100001 01111001

    you lived i tazzie lmao do you fuck your cousins?

  • Christobanistan
    Christobanistan 7 months ago

    Yes, that Anne Boleyn chick is hot.

  • George Wilson
    George Wilson 8 months ago


  • Ron Swanson
    Ron Swanson 8 months ago

    Now ready to ace my chem exam

  • userdetails1
    userdetails1 8 months ago

    but glucose raises insulin and insulin is bad for you

  • Piyapol Phetmunee
    Piyapol Phetmunee 8 months ago +2

    "Your brain runs exclusively on glucose". Eats sucrose.

  • Brafy
    Brafy 9 months ago

    Trollscience reference? :/

  • Lobster
    Lobster 9 months ago

    you didn't explaiin thios very wel...

  • Tim Turbo
    Tim Turbo 9 months ago

    "Fucking magnets how do they work"
    *casually explained*
    hold my beer

  • The Red Wall
    The Red Wall 9 months ago


  • tiffany murphy
    tiffany murphy 9 months ago

    You should do a meet and greet somewhere because I'm infatuated by your voice and jokes and would love to meet you

  • donedeal00051
    donedeal00051 9 months ago

    I really want a brownie break now

  • רז רייפמן
    רז רייפמן 10 months ago

    HA he lived in Tasmania, what a nerd

  • Jack Schofield
    Jack Schofield 10 months ago


  • Nickname Diverso
    Nickname Diverso 10 months ago


  • Egy Bolhácska
    Egy Bolhácska 10 months ago

    Finally! Thank you so much!

  • TayTheDay
    TayTheDay 10 months ago

    eeeeww, learning. Dislike.

  • galahad38
    galahad38 10 months ago

    Conclusive proof that CasuallyExplained isn't You Suck at Cooking?
    He didn't set his undoh to four hundoh

  • Homo Sapiens QP
    Homo Sapiens QP 10 months ago

    0:57 these drawings are opposite!

  • MalumInSe
    MalumInSe 10 months ago

    As soon as you started talking while chewing, I was out

  • Blue
    Blue 11 months ago


  • Johnny Ko
    Johnny Ko 11 months ago

    3:55 that's really all there is to it?? hmm...

  • Juan Ocampo
    Juan Ocampo 11 months ago

    Millions of views and a 90s microwave

  • Theodore Lindsey
    Theodore Lindsey 11 months ago

    So how does this help me evolve magnemite?

  • alex B.
    alex B. 11 months ago

    Literally just explained transition metals better than my chem teacher.

  • sonia P
    sonia P 11 months ago

    Why is a two minutes add I can't skip?

  • Cosmic Conciousness
    Cosmic Conciousness 11 months ago

    Casually Explained is Howtobasic!

  • ED- G
    ED- G 11 months ago

    Ahh... look at the length of this vid. Just perfect

  • Andrew Su
    Andrew Su 11 months ago

    when he did the brownie part, only thing I could hear was You Suck At Cooking's voice

  • 28Naufal
    28Naufal Year ago

    ICP joke at the beginning got me

  • Deer
    Deer Year ago

    How was the brownie?

  • Frederic Hauge
    Frederic Hauge Year ago

    I just finished the entire casually explained playlist in one sitting...

    Make more pls

  • Keith Bagdon
    Keith Bagdon Year ago

    Diagram at 2:33 is incorrect, the electron flow is OPPOSITE the current flow, so the moment would be pointed down

  • Tyler’s Dad
    Tyler’s Dad Year ago

    4:10 I just murdered someone

    And maybe someone else too

  • Martyn Watson
    Martyn Watson Year ago

    i died at 27:78

  • Pando Lando
    Pando Lando Year ago

    nigha what

  • Marshall VanOort
    Marshall VanOort Year ago +1

    If you aren't completely paying attention, this actually sounds instructional.

  • Sebastian Salgado

    Are you a physicist?

  • NoobLord
    NoobLord Year ago

    But magnetism doesn't exist.

  • Hollie Leaf ESO
    Hollie Leaf ESO Year ago

    My brain does not comprehend

  • Mateo Ceballos Querol

    you sound so bored lol

  • vishmaster09
    vishmaster09 Year ago +1

    Was the only reason he made this video to have an excuse to eat a brownie?

  • bubble bass
    bubble bass Year ago

    1,305,778 people got ATTRACTED to this video

    *gets rope*

  • Yas Sine
    Yas Sine Year ago

    was that .. was it ..
    was that a hand reveal ??? and microwave reveal

  • Raras Umaratih
    Raras Umaratih Year ago

    Your videos turn me on

  • Brynna Kan-Gara
    Brynna Kan-Gara Year ago

    Thank you for drawing New Zealand next to Australia-saurus-rex

  • Heath Hall-Muir
    Heath Hall-Muir Year ago

    Bruh not even born on the mainland

  • seasong
    seasong Year ago

    Dude I love comic sans

  • R.P. McMurphy
    R.P. McMurphy Year ago


  • Alexander DeRuiter

    The atom was Hydrogen

  • Drug Enforcement Administration

    Your formula made me feel like I was back in geometry

  • endprime
    endprime Year ago

    I just binge watched The Whole casually explained playlist

  • TheNodrokov
    TheNodrokov Year ago

    Wait, but I thought electrons were probabilistic clouds of charge that didn't actually "orbit" the nucleus in a circular motion, so how can they produce a magnetic moment?