mass-energy equation

[ mas-en-er-jee ]
/ ˈmæsˈɛn ər dʒi /

noun Physics.

the equation, E=mc2, formulated by Albert Einstein, expressing the equivalence between mass and energy, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the velocity of light.

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Origin of mass-energy equation

First recorded in 1940–45
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