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Why Does E=mc2? : And Why Should We Care?
by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw


Overview - What does E=mc2 actually mean? Dr. Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw go on a journey to the frontier of twenty-first century science to unpack Einstein's famous equation. Explaining and simplifying notions of energy, mass, and light--while exploding commonly held misconceptions--they demonstrate how the structure of nature itself is contained within this equation.  Read more...

 
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Overview
What does E=mc2 actually mean? Dr. Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw go on a journey to the frontier of twenty-first century science to unpack Einstein's famous equation. Explaining and simplifying notions of energy, mass, and light--while exploding commonly held misconceptions--they demonstrate how the structure of nature itself is contained within this equation. Along the way, we visit the site of one of the largest scientific experiments ever conducted: the now-famous Large Hadron Collider, a gigantic particle accelerator capable of re-creating conditions that existed fractions of a second after the Big Bang.

A collaboration between one of the youngest professors in the United Kingdom and a distinguished popular physicist, Why Does E=mc2? is one of the most exciting and accessible explanations of the theory of relativity.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306818769
  • ISBN-10: 0306818760
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: July 2010
  • Page Count: 249
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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