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Recommended to Revol Koob by: The book is good and the enthusiasm of the author is palpable. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Dat komt vooral door het intro: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

My professor who also happens to be my bosanis walked into the classroom and started talking about his struggles and how he hated thermodynamics and then the topic took a turn on to his PhD thesis.

Are you wondering what BS am I talking? Easy read on the whole, and if you knew nothing about the equation before, you’ll have learned something by the end. If you want to learn a little science this is not the place. Books are divided into categories and are each given a paragraph of explanation designed to help the reader ascertain if they are a good fit for their reading list.

I enjoyed it a great deal and felt I achieved a better understanding of the complex equation. It ee out that this simple equation is a lot more interesting than it first looks. But even more significantly, its power stretches far out into the universe: Set up a giveaway. But, I did like the fact that the Author focused in great detail about making of the Atomic Bomb The Manhattan Project and its destructive force that led to the surrender of Japan.


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

Louis Post-Dispatch “‘The equation that changed everything’ is familiar to even the most physics-challenged, but it remains a fuzzy abstraction to most. Perhaps one of the best reads that I have found describing the Nazi efforts to build the A-bomb and the Allied attempts to disrupt it.

This book contains a far little and juvenile scientific approach, which ‘might’ annoy certain people with a profound knowledge in Physics.

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As I implied in beginning of this review, I don’t know if the author is knowledgeable and got caught up in trying to dumb the subject down or whether he doesn’t have a clue.

I’ll say it – biographies are generally a bore, so you would think that a biography about a physics equation would be worse than televised Bingo. Also by David Bodanis. What Else Einstein Did Appendix: He plots the course of the equation through the twentieth century, showing how our lives have been revolutionized by its applications; and looks far ahead to the future. There are many types of energy, but they are all basically the same, so if you destroy some chemical energy then you must create an equal amount of energy in some other form.


The author writes like an outsider looking in. I can’t begin to describe how interesting this book is.

In the eighteenth century, it was observed that burning wood in oxygen resulted in ash, smoke and carbon dioxide, but these had the same combined mass as bodahis initial materials.

The way of writing followed in this book by linking scientists and different timelines together is something of a marvel. But that’s ignoring the larger, 45 microsecond delay due to general relativity from the Earth’s gravity well!

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A few years ago I was reading an interview with the actress Cameron Diaz in a movie magazine. But in poetry, it’s the exact opposite. The author explains the scie Excellent book! It is neither a biography of Einstein, although we do learn something about him along the way, nor is it an explanation of all his work, although we do encounter a little general relativity at the end of the book.

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A must read for anyone interested in learning something or a lot of things new – it is truly accessible for anyone. What an unexpected treasure. Many of which I had much more insight than what’s in the book. Customers who viewed this boxanis also viewed.