Einstein's Big Idea


Subject:
Physics , Relativity

Description:
Companion website to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Nova program about "the story behind the world's most famous equation": energy equals mass times the speed of light squared (E = mc²). The site features an essay explaining this 1905 equation that "says that energy and mass (matter) are interchangeable," information about scientists whose experiments paved the way for Albert Einstein, an audio clip of Einstein explaining the equation, links to related sites, materials for library activities, and much more.

Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/einstein/


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