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What E=mc^2 actually means

VIDEO: E=mc^2 is one of the most famous equations. Not many, however, know exactly what it means. David Bodanis, the author of "Einstein's Greatest Mistake", breaks down the concept into simple terms.
What E=mc^2 actually means
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The 11 Most Beautiful maths Equations

[credit provider=”AP”] Mathematical equations aren’t just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular formulas not just for their function, but for their form, and the simple, poetic truths they contain.While certain famous equations, such as Albert Einstein’s E = mc^2, hog […]
The 11 Most Beautiful maths Equations
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5 Famous Scientists Who Started Their Work As Teens

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Einstein_1921_portrait2.jpg”] Not all of history’s most significant scientists were college graduates when they began their works. In fact, history is full of scientists who have shaped the world due to their work as teenagers.If they were disregarded simply because of their age, many things we take for […]
5 Famous Scientists Who Started Their Work As Teens
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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Albert Einstein

[credit provider=”AP”] Albert Einstein was one of the greatest minds of all time. He profoundly changed the way we look at space and time. But else do we know about the great scientist?Kara Kovalchik of Mental Floss takes a look back at Einstein’s life, uncovering some lesser-known details about the German-born […]
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Albert Einstein
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13 Of The Greatest Idea Hunters Ever

[credit provider=”Flicker/Abode of Chaos” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/home_of_chaos/4645091802/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Stop thinking so hard and start hunting for good ideas.That’s the message of The Idea Hunters, a 2011 book by Andy Boynton of the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and Bill Fischer of IMD in Switzerland.
13 Of The Greatest Idea Hunters Ever
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Einstein’s Brain Holds Secrets Of His Extreme Intelligence

[credit provider=”AP”] A new analysis of photographs of Albert Einstein’s brain has revealed special features that could be what gave him his amazing smarts.The researchers compared 14 pictures of Einstein’s brain to 85 brain scans from “normal” people.
Einstein’s Brain Holds Secrets Of His Extreme Intelligence
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It May Be Possible To Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light

[credit provider=” Hill, Cox/Proceedings of the Royal Society A”] Although Einstein’s theories suggest nothing can move faster than the speed of light, two scientists have extended his equations to show what would happen if faster-than-light travel were possible.Despite an apparent prohibition on such travel by Einstein’s theory of special relativity, […]
It May Be Possible To Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light
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Albert Einstein’s ‘God Letter’ Is Expected To Sell For More Than $3 Million On eBay

[credit provider=”flickr/coolmel” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/coolmel/3242477790/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] A letter handwritten by physicist Albert Einstein a year before his death, expressing his views on religion, will be sold on eBay this month with an opening bid of $3 million (£1.9m), an auction agency saidKnown as the “God Letter,” the correspondence offers insights into the private […]
Albert Einstein’s ‘God Letter’ Is Expected To Sell For More Than $3 Million On eBay
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Time Travel From The New Movie ‘Looper’ May Be Possible, Scientists Say

[credit provider=”screengrab”] Time travel is a staple of science fiction, with the latest rendition showing up in the film “Looper.”And it turns out jumps through time are possible, according to the laws of physics, though travelling into the future looks to be much more feasible than travelling into the past.
Time Travel From The New Movie ‘Looper’ May Be Possible, Scientists Say
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‘We Can’t Solve Problems By Using The Same Kind Of Thinking We Used When We Created Them’

[credit provider=”Baby Boomer Talk” url=”http://babyboomertalkonline.com/2011/geniusyour-inspirational-quote-tuesday-june-21-2011/”] Albert Einstein died 57 years ago today, but that doesn’t mean people can’t still learn something from one of history’s greatest minds. Even though Einstein was best known for his work in physics, many of his lessons and famous quotes are very applicable to business as […]
‘We Can’t Solve Problems By Using The Same Kind Of Thinking We Used When We Created Them’
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Slices Of Einstein’s Brain Are On Display For The First Time In Britain

[credit provider=”AP/Alastair Grant”] If you’ve always wanted to see the mind of a genius, now’s your chance. Sections of Nobel laureate Albert Einstein’s brain are set to go on display in Britain for the first time, the UK Press Association reports. They are part of the Wellcome Collection’s London exhibition […]
Slices Of Einstein’s Brain Are On Display For The First Time In Britain
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How Albert Einstein Saved A Former Lover From The Nazis

[credit provider=”YouTube/Apple” url=”http://youtu.be/8rwsuXHA7RA”] In honour of Albert Einstein’s 133rd birthday, Israel’s Hebrew University announced that it had added 2,000 newly digitized documents from the physicist’s collection to its online portal.From an original handwritten draft of the Theory of Relativity (including its famous equation E=MC2) to personal letters, the collection gives […]
How Albert Einstein Saved A Former Lover From The Nazis
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