Buzz·Posted on 19 Oct 201515 Great YouTube Channels To Learn Science FromIf you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that science actually is all around.by Morenike AdebayoEditorial Fellow, BuzzFeed UKLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail 1. In A Nutshell Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / kurzgesagt.org Formerly called Kurzgesagt (German for "in a nutshell"), In A Nutshell features stunning animated graphics simply explaining complex concepts and big questions about the universe we live in. Humorously narrated, the charming videos are engaging and sometimes feature a sneaky pop-culture reference for the keen-eyed viewer. 2. Vsauce Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Twitter: @tweetsauce Created and hosted by Michael Stevens, Vsauce poses seemingly unanswerable questions such as "Is cereal soup?", "Why don't we all have cancer?", and "What if the moon was a disco ball?", and then throws science at them with a wondrously excitable energy. 3. MinutePhysics Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Facebook: minutephysics MinutePhysics uses a whiteboard, pens, and little stick figures to delightfully illustrate physics questions in fast-paced time lapses. Previous guest stars on the channel include Neil deGrasse Tyson, Neil Turok, and Max Tegmark. Its sister channel, MinuteEarth, answers questions about our humble planet. 4. SmarterEveryDay Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Twitter: @smartereveryday Hosted by real-life rocket scientist Destin, SmarterEveryDay wants to make you smarter every day by insightfully asking questions and actively finding answers. Ever wanted to know what the inside of a kangaroo pouch looks like? Find out with Destin. 5. Quirkology Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Twitter: @RichardWiseman Fusing together the extraordinary world of science with magic, magician and psychologist Richard Wiseman presents Quirkology, which demonstrates the science behind illusions. 6. Veritasium Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Twitter: @veritasium Hosted by Derek Muller, Veritasium explores the science and engineering of our world with its most popular videos being its silliest, such as the physics of the slinky, the science of the "Six Degrees of Separation" theory, and parody pop songs. 7. Numberphile Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / numberphile.com If you're fanatical about figures or interested in integers, Numberphile is the YouTube channel for you. From mathematicians and lecturers explaining maths theories to creating a Mile of Pi, Numberphile delves deep into the field of maths. 8. Scott Manley Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / youtube.com Astronomer Scott Manley presents his take on the world beyond ours with scientific facts delivered through great graphics. Manley's wonderful videos also include this impressive 360° interactive video of what the sky would look like if we could see more astronomical bodies. 9. TheBackyardScientist Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Facebook: TheBackyardScientistOfficial TheBackyardScientist demonstrates science in action through zany experiments in a backyard including pouring molten aluminium into a watermelon, a pool ,and a live toaster. 10. ASAPScience Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Facebook: AsapSCIENCE Created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, ASAPScience summarises answers to everyday questions, such as "What Came First – The Chicken or The Egg?" and "What Colour Is This Dress?" with cartoon drawings and tongue-in-cheek humour. 11. Science Friction Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Twitter: @rustyward Science Friction unlocks the lid on how real life inspires the superpowers of our favourite comic book heroes and how to use science to gain superhuman abilities. 12. carsandwater Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Facebook: Carsandwater Demolishing household items in a controlled environment, carsandwater shows how science can be messy and fun. The channel also accepts donations of items to be destroyed under a molten-hot red ball of nickel or to be blasted with oxyhydrogen with spectacular results. 13. tecmath Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com Put down that calculator! Taking difficult math problems and breaking them down into easy steps, tecmath shows you tips and tricks on how to calculate maths fast using only your brain. Multiplying any two-digit number by 11, effortless trigonometry, and even tackling tricky fractions — it's all a breeze with this channel. 14. Mist8k Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Facebook: mist8kspage This channel brings you science projects from the mind of Andy Elliott, who shows how you can create cool illusion pieces at home, like this LED illusion mirror. 15. TheBadAstronomer Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com Narrated by astronomer Phil Platt, this science channel shows sensational videos of celestial bodies in our skies and beyond, and slow-motion videos of science in action, like this time-lapse video of snow melting in sunlight.