mass-energy equation


: an equation for the interconversion of mass and energy: E = MC2 where E is energy in ergs, M is mass in grams, and C is the velocity of light in centimeters per second

called also Einstein equation

compare conservation of energy, conservation of mass

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“Mass-energy equation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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