The Resource E=mc2 : a biography of the world's most famous equation, David Bodanis

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

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E=mc2 : a biography of the world's most famous equation
Title
E=mc2
Title remainder
a biography of the world's most famous equation
Statement of responsibility
David Bodanis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the science and scientists who provided the backdrop to Einstein's influential 1905 discovery and offers an explanation of the equation from mathematical, historical, and scientific perspectives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bodanis, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC73.8.C6
LC item number
B63 2001 (SEL Recreational Science--Nonfiction)
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Force and energy
  • Mass (Physics)
  • Mathematical physics
Label
E=mc2 : a biography of the world's most famous equation, David Bodanis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Walker, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Birth: Bern patent office, 1905 -- Ancestors of E=mc2: E is for energy -- = 23 -- 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Berkley trade pbk. ed.
Extent
ix, 337 p.
Isbn
9780425181645
Lccn
20010460 83
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47297722
  • (OCoLC)47297722
Label
E=mc2 : a biography of the world's most famous equation, David Bodanis
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Walker, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Birth: Bern patent office, 1905 -- Ancestors of E=mc2: E is for energy -- = 23 -- 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Berkley trade pbk. ed.
Extent
ix, 337 p.
Isbn
9780425181645
Lccn
20010460 83
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47297722
  • (OCoLC)47297722

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