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Proof for E=mc^2

  1. Nov 21, 2008 #1
    Is there a mathematical proof or derivation for E = mc2, and if so, where can I find it?
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2008 #2

    dx

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    Yes, you can find it in relativity textbooks.
     
  4. Nov 21, 2008 #3

    mathman

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    Look up "special relativity" in Google.
     
  5. Nov 21, 2008 #4

    Fredrik

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    See e.g. #15 in this thread (starting at "But this calculation is pretty cool too").
     
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