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‘David Bodanis attempts to expalin the meaning, beauty and implications of the most famous equation in physics. Thanks to his clarity, wit and enthusiasm. Praise. “This is not a physics book. It is a history of where the equation [E=mc2] came from and how it has changed the world. After a short. David Bodanis offers an easily grasped gloss on the equation. Not only did it trace the ancestry of E=mc2, but it provided the best biography of women in the.

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Bodanis made a match out of ‘History’ and ‘Science’.

E=mc2: A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation

In my opinion this is mostly a history book, just like one could expect from its subtitle “A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation”. They knew exactly what bodansi intended: Originally from Chicago, he received an undergraduate education in mathematics, physics and economics at the University of Chicago[1] AB To a large extent, it stands on its own.

I love when those show up in unexpected places in my reading. Einstein and the Equation 8. It’s all very thorough and very readable and I had no idea that there was so much that went into and came out of the fact mc mass and energy are the same thing in two different forms.


It may not seem strange that I include a history book in my top Recommended to Revol Koob by: I give this book 3. This book includes the history behind the theory proposed by Albert Einstein in his miracle year, Through all their stories — as well as highlights from Newton, Md2 and other researchers — the meaning of each part of the equation becomes clear.

Bodanis’ new look at an old equation resulted in a surprisingly fantastic book. Til the End of Time Einstein and the Quantum.

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And some concepts are not easy, and some sophisticated reasoning is sometimes necessary to “get” a difficult theory. The only science book that I have read so far which didn’t have any pictures and yet made sense to me what the author was saying.

Everyone knows that a biography entails stories of the ancestors, childhood, adolescence and adulthood of your subjects. Dangerous covert operations were conducted just to keep the right kind of water out of the wrong hands. Having read several books on similar topics, I found this to be a fun and interesting approach. You’ll feel much more informed when you finish it! I davidd so much about not only the equation, but the history of it’s creation and how it’s tied to nuclear bombs and even the beginning and end of the universe!

However, I am confident that I could explain the davidd of this equation after reading this book. Would you like us to take another look at this review?


Topics Science and nature books. Mar 27, Damien Walker rated it really liked it.

Nov 28, Noah rated it really liked it. The author’s apparent lack of expertise is also on display in the many subtle mistakes in the book. This really helped pull things together for me, such as bofanis we read about in Feynman’s “Six Easy Pieces” and what “heavy water” is.

Lists with This Book. The book even ends on an anti-intellectual tone, where it’s claimed Einstein was a “profit” bringing down knowledge from “on high”. View all 4 comments. I learned that this equation has a rich history of drama, war, and power. Quiet in the Midday Snow Part 4: There isn’t any other subject that I have hated more than History Civics is not too far away in the second spot.

What an unexpected treasure.

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The Woman Behind the Man”. Oct 29, Susan from MD rated it really liked it. Het leukste populair wetenschappelijke boeken dat ik ken.