NOVA E = mc2 | PBSAuthor: WGBH Science Unit
21 Jan 2017

NOVA E = mc2 | PBS

To celebrate the centennial of Einstein's E = mc2, NOVA asked 10 top physicists--two Nobel Prize winners among them--how they would describe the equation to curious non-physicists. Subscribe to our podcast to hear a different physics luminary each week. NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. This podcast was produced by Lexi Krock and David Levin.

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    NOVA E = mc2 | Frank Wilczek

    Frank Wilczek, Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureate, MIT: "Ninety-five percent of the mass of matter as we know it comes from energy."

  • Posted on 11 Oct 2005

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    NOVA E = mc2 | Lene Hau

    Lene Hau, Experimental Physicist, Harvard University: "You can get access to parts of nature you have never been able to get access to before."

  • Posted on 07 Oct 2005

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    NOVA E = mc2 | Michio Kaku

    Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist, City University of New York: "E = mc2 is the secret of the stars."

  • Posted on 30 Sep 2005

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    NOVA E = mc2 | Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History: "It's something that doesn't happen in your kitchen or in everyday life."

  • Posted on 23 Sep 2005

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    NOVA E = mc2 | Tim Halpin-Healy

    Tim Halpin-Healy, Theoretical Physicist, Barnard College, Columbia University: "Moving clocks run slow, moving meter sticks are shortened -- how does that happen?"

  • Posted on 16 Sep 2005

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