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gandalfwiz

  • 3 years ago

what does E=Mc^2 mean?

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  1. LagrangeSon678
    • 3 years ago
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    google :)

  2. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    google will give me wiki and wiki makes no sense :p

  3. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    It means the Energy equate to Mass times a constant of variation

  4. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    Energy is directly porportional to mass :)

  5. SmartWish
    • 3 years ago
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    E = energy, M = mass, c = speed of light in vaccum. The energy = The mass times the speed of light^2

  6. satellite73
    • 3 years ago
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    and since C is just a constant, what this really says is that energy IS mass

  7. carlosmarinoo
    • 3 years ago
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    Energy = Mass*Speed of light^2

  8. imranmeah91
    • 3 years ago
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    to have energy you need mass?

  9. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    ?... I haven't done chemistry yet, I just want to know what it means in general human terms. Why is everybody so excited about it?

  10. imranmeah91
    • 3 years ago
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    Because we finally know what energy is

  11. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    so energy is...matter?

  12. Rizaldo
    • 3 years ago
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    It can be interpreted as if the mass 'm' travels faster than the of speed of light it changes its form to energy.

  13. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    Wait- since I have mass, does that mean I'm energetic?

  14. gandalfwiz
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    :)

  15. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    it means you have potential energy :)

  16. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    I potentially have the energy to jog ten miles... true, I suppose

  17. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    jog, roll, fall, shimmy and shake

  18. satellite73
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    you will see the energy if you light yourself on fire!

  19. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    pyromaniacs united under one banner of physics

  20. Rizaldo
    • 3 years ago
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    You have potential, but it requires to be extrapolated beyond the limits and you may change your form when you overstep the speed of light. Remember you 'd be no more a human being, you'd assume the shape of an Angel or some Jin. :)

  21. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    I'd be HOT! (literally)

  22. gandalfwiz
    • 3 years ago
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    so that's how we know angels r beautiful...

  23. Rizaldo
    • 3 years ago
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    It depends, if you wanna be hot, then you'd b Jin, otherwise Angel or Seraphims are cool and sizzling.

  24. estudier
    • 3 years ago
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    Tough question..:-) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_in_special_relativity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rest_mass

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