Praise. “This is not a physics book. It is a history of where the equation [E=mc2] came from and how it has changed the world. After a short. David Bodanis explains Einstein’s most famous equation to Cameron Diaz, and anyone else without a physics degree, in E=mc&# David Bodanis offers an easily grasped gloss on the equation. Not only did it trace the ancestry of E=mc2, but it provided the best biography of women in the.

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The research and discovery leading up to Einstein’s theory during the preceding centuries will be amazed at how what they learn about earlier “thinkers” in science. Those not interested in a brain drain of a read would still likely read the Epilogue, which discusses what else Einstein did, and the interesting appendix, which gives closure regarding the other key participants. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This is yet another book that surprised me.

He gives c in units of miles per hour, boeanis very large number. But, I did like the fact that the Author focused in great detail about making of the Atomi It looks like I cannot get enough of Historical Science books. And then, years later 7 years to be precisecame a normal day in my PG course a week or so back.


I only scored this book two =emc2 to mark my displeasure with the overblown blurb on the cover, and the overly generous score on Goodreads. Het leukste populair wetenschappelijke boeken dat ik ken. Of the 13 students in my class, I can say I would be among the precious few who read books mostly fiction, but a book is a book. But Einstein’s equation is a reality, as demonstrated by nuclear bombs, nuclear power and nuclear sunshine.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. In fairness, this merits three stars. Alas, nothing in the preceding paragraphs or pages warrants these bold statements: Some of the stories told in this book read like a novel. Louis Post-Dispatch “‘The equation that changed everything’ is familiar to even the most physics-challenged, but it remains a fuzzy abstraction to most. Stay in Touch Sign up.

I give this book 3. I love reading science books like this: The author explains the scientific concepts clearly, even for my less-scientific mind. This assumption combined with others and logic lead to the theory of special relativity.

I can’t begin to describe how interesting davjd book is. Now assume that m is measured in kilograms and v is measured in meters per second; call KE k,m,s the energy with this second set of units.


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

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The result of their experiment was quite disconcerting: The Tragedy and Triumph of J. Amazon Advertising Dqvid, attract, and engage customers. A very different kind of biography which lays emphasis on derivation of an equation.