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The authors explain Einstein's theory of special relativity, leading to the famous equation, E = mc^2. Then they explain the applications of this equation in modern physics, including a nice overview of particle physics. There are many other books th ...more
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This was another book my wife insisted that I read. It was our before-bed read aloud book last month.

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