Why Does E=MC2?: (and Why Should We Care?)

Author(s): Brian Cox


Cutting-edge scientists unlock the secrets of Einstein's iconic equation in this "thrilling experience of passionate comprehension." (Ann Druyan, co-writer, "Cosmos")


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Blogcritics.org, 8/22/10
"Cox and Forshaw make a good point in stating that space, time, and even nature are contained within the equation...Although the theory might be tricky, the authors show they understand readers are not on their level. By going one step at a time, the buildup ensures each chuck is absorbed slowly rather than all at once."Booktrade.info, 8/24/10
"This book takes the world's most famous equation apart and puts it back together again in a way that is lively and understandable. We were delighted to find our knowledge of equations--long forgotten since leaving school for some of us--reinvigorated and felt ourselves rediscovering our enjoyment of mathematics." "Choice," September 2010"Thorough, engaging." "New Scientist," 8/28/10"Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw tackle the most famous equation of all time in a remarkable comprehensible way...The pair make some surprising points that I haven't seen expressed in quite the same way...Well worth a read." "January, " 8/

General Fields

  • : 9780306818769
  • : The Perseus Books Group
  • : Da Capo Press Inc
  • : October 2010
  • : 210mm X 140mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2009
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Brian Cox
  • : illustrations
  • : 264
  • : oc2010084948
  • : 530
  • : English