E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 26‏/05‏/2009 - 352 من الصفحات
Generations have grown up knowing that the equation E=mc2 changed the shape of our world, but never understanding what it actually means, why it was so significant, and how it informs our daily lives today--governing, as it does, everything from the atomic bomb to a television's cathode ray tube to the carbon dating of prehistoric paintings. In this book, David Bodanis writes the "biography" of one of the greatest scientific discoveries in history--that the realms of energy and matter are inescapably linked--and, through his skill as a writer and teacher, he turns a seemingly impenetrable theory into a dramatic human achievement and an uncommonly good story.
 

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P A R T Birth
3
P A R T Ancestors of Emc
9
P A R
71
Germanys Turn
117
Norway
134
Americas Turn
143
P A R
171
Unto the Sky
195
Notes
237
Guide to Further Reading
301
Acknowledgments
319
Index
325
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حول المؤلف (2009)

David Bodanis is the author of Electric Universe: The Shocking True Story of Electricity, and the bestselling The Secret House. A native of Chicago, he lives in London.

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