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Why does E=mc2 [electronic resource] : (and why should we care?) / Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw.

Author Cox, Brian, 1968-

ImprintCambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, c2009.

Note: GeneralIncludes index.

Note: ContentSpace and time -- The speed of light -- Special relativity -- Spacetime -- Why does E=mc2? -- And why should we care? Of atoms, mousetraps, and the power of the stars -- The origin of mass -- Warping spacetime.

Abstract:A deeply fascinating, engaging, and highly accessible explanation of Einstein's equation, using everyday life to explore the principles of physics.

Electronic ResourceElectronic resource: http://kyunbound.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=29DFDE4F-E59B-48F7-941C-4D0D99EBBAEC

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Einstein field equations.
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