E=mc² : a biography of the world's most famous equation / David Bodanis.

Author
Published
  • New York : Berkley Books 2001
Physical description
ix, 337 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
ISBN
  • 0425181642
  • 9780425181645
Contents
  • Birth: Bern patent office, 1905 -- Ancestors of E=mc2: E is for energy -- = -- m is for mass -- c is for celeritas -- 2 -- Early years: Einstein and the equation -- Into the atom -- Quiet in the midday snow -- Adulthood: Germany's turn -- Norway -- America's turn -- 8:16 a.m.-over Japan -- Till the end of time: Fires of the sun -- Creating the Earth -- Brahmin lifts his eyes unto the sky -- Epilogue: What else Einstein did -- Appendix: Follow-up of other key participants.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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University of Essex: Request from store -- Store 2 QC 20.7.B6

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