[a Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation]Audiobook CD - 2000
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein' s miracle year of discoveries, a new edition of the bestselling " biography" of his famous equation Generations have grown up knowing that the equation E=mc2 changed the shape of our world, but never understanding what it actually means, why it was so significant, and how it informs our daily lives today--governing, as it does, everything from the atomic bomb to a television's cathode ray tube to the carbon dating of prehistoric paintings. In this book, David Bodanis writes the "biography" of one of the greatest scientific discoveries in history--that the realms of energy and matter are inescapably linked--and, through his skill as a writer and teacher, he turns a seemingly impenetrable theory into a dramatic human achievement and an uncommonly good story.
Publisher: Newport Beach, CA : Books on Tape, , ℗2000
Edition: Library edition
Branch Call Number: 9.21 E35
Characteristics: 6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in