/r/Physics metrics (Physics)

The aim of /r/Physics is to build a subreddit frequented by physicists, scientists, and those with a passion for physics. Papers from physics journals (free or otherwise) are encouraged. Posts should be pertinent, meme-free, and generate a discussion about physics. Please report trolls and incorrect/misleading comments.




Milestone Date Note
Apr 28, 2021 /r/Physics is trending
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Jan 7, 2020 /r/Physics hits 1 Million subscribers
Sep 28, 2019 /r/Physics hits 900K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/Physics hits 800K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/Physics is trending
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Nov 7, 2017 /r/Physics is trending
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Oct 28, 2017 /r/Physics hits 200K subscribers
Jul 29, 2017 /r/Physics is trending
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Jul 25, 2017 /r/Physics is trending
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Aug 2, 2016 /r/Physics is trending
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Aug 29, 2014 /r/Physics hits 100K subscribers
Mar 14, 2014 /r/Physics hits 90K subscribers
Oct 8, 2013 /r/Physics hits 80K subscribers
Apr 23, 2013 /r/Physics hits 70K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/Physics enters TOP 200 subreddits
Nov 21, 2012 /r/Physics hits 60K subscribers
Oct 30, 2012 /r/Physics had 50K subscribers when we started tracking
Mar 16, 2008 /r/Physics is born
Total Subscribers


Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth

Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/Physics.

Weekly Avg. 730
Monthly Avg. 767
Yearly Avg. 1,360
Average Active Users

The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/Physics.

Weekly Avg. 5,994
Monthly Avg. 3,890
Active Users/Subscriber 0.00018
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth

How /r/Physics growth compares with growth of 2,842,423 other subreddits.

No. 587 Fastest growing yesterday
No. 675 Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 607 Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 617 Fastest growing last 90 days




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