E=mc2: Einstein's Big Idea

Based on David Bodanis's best selling book E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation, Einstein's Big Idea tells the story behind how the equation E=mc2 could be invented. From Michael Faraday and James Clerk Maxwell to Lise Meitner and Otto Hahn, it explores the lives of the men and women who helped develop the concepts behind each term in the equation: E for energy; m for mass; c for the speed of light; and 2 for "squared," the multiplication of one number by itself.

Einstein's Big Idea

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