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.
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|Mass-energy equivalence - wikipedia
In physics, mass-energy equivalence is the concept that the mass of a body is a measure of its energy content.
This provides a collection of online resources related to Albert Einstein, including documentary films and e-books about Einstein’s life and his scientific achievements.
|Einstein's Annus Mirabilis, 1905
In 1905, his 'year of wonders', Einstein published four papers of ground-breaking importance. First he published the work that introduced quanta of energy - a core idea of quantum theory.
Go behind the famous equation with Hitoshi Murayama. This famous equation, part of the theory of relativity set forth by Einstein, changed our understanding of nature at the most fundamental level.
|Atoms: The Clash of Titans
Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of the greatest scientific discovery ever - that everything is made of atoms.
|Einstein's Equation of Life and Death (E=mc2)
The equation showed that mass and energy were related and that one could, in theory, be transformed into the other.
|Moment in Time: The Manhattan Project
The history of the bomb's development is traced through recollections of those who worked on what was known as "the gadget".