With the famous news of the LHC, I had did a little research about how it works. Apparently, it works via energy mass equivalence.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

After dancing around the net, I had a brief idea of how E = MC^2 came about. But still, it isn't very clear.

Exactly how does the speed of light come into play?

I know C meant constant, and speed of light just happens to be that constant, but how did we arrive on that constant? What makes it so sure that this C^2 is the relationship?

Would appreciate a layman answer, preferably with less maths.

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# What exactly is Einstein's famous E = MC^2

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