About this book
A study of what is perhaps the best-known scientific equation ever, looking at how it was developed, its use over the course of the twentieth century, and how our lives have been revolutionised by its applications. 20 b/w illus.
'David Bodanis attempts to expalin the meaning, beauty and implications of the most famous equation in physics. Thanks to his clarity, wit and enthusiasm, he succeeds.' Simon Singh, Daily Telegraph