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Albert Newton? [Sep. 30th, 2005|11:16 am]
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Am I the only person in the world who sees that E=mC2 is a special case of F=ma?
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[User Picture]From: curculio
2005-09-30 04:48 pm (UTC)

Yes

Einstein lived his last days not wearing socks. Perhaps he never wore them. That is beside the point. You are a special case, in my book as well.

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[User Picture]From: cdozo
2005-09-30 05:00 pm (UTC)

Re: Yes

I don't wear socks very often. Maybe Albert was my long lost cousin.
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[User Picture]From: jenrose1
2005-09-30 05:39 pm (UTC)
I thought that was the point.
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[User Picture]From: cdozo
2005-09-30 05:55 pm (UTC)
But F=ma is old. The only new thing is using the velocity of light (C) for a, where a=v2=C2.

I like F=ma. It's my favorite equation. I feel it should get more credit as the source for e=mC2

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[User Picture]From: ephemeral_ether
2005-09-30 08:50 pm (UTC)
What you're saying is right. F=ma is the source of Einstein's equation and should be more widely credited as such.

(ephemeral)
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From: vcoop
2005-09-30 09:35 pm (UTC)

no, probably not the ONLY one...

i think einstein made the connection, too... but his equation just got bigger exposure!

so i give thanks to you for spreading the word on F=ma. i mean, i probably wouldn't even remembered it if i hadn't heard it again from you... sorry mrs. maitland! (my high school physics teacher)
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