Explain Einstein's equation {eq}E = mc^2 {/eq} in simple terms.


Explain Einstein's equation {eq}E = mc^2 {/eq} in simple terms.

Mass-Energy Conversion:

Energy can never be destroyed or created. It can be converted from one form to another. According to einstein's equation of mass-energy equivalence, energy is proportional to mass. It means that the energy can be converted to mass and vice-versa.

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{eq}E = mc^2 {/eq}

Where m is the rest mass of the object. c is the speed of light. E is the rest energy.

This equation is called the mass-energy...

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