A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
Product Number: EB00637270
Released: Feb 23, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780802718211
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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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.

Author(s): David Bodanis
Genre: Science, History
Original Publish Date: May 26, 2009

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Author(s): David Bodanis
Narrator(s): Dan Cashman
Genre: Science
Product Number Z100023908
Released: Nov 09, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780307933485

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