The Beginner’s Guide to E=mc2

An everyday guide to one of the most famous formulas in the world

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While E=mc2 has been attributed as one of Albert Einstein’s famous equations, it is interesting to note that the first allusion to this concept was only as a sentence in German. It was in one of his early papers and stated how an object’s mass would diminish when its’ energy is given off. It was only in subsequent papers that this concept was…