Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 26 - The Special Theory of Relativity - Questions: 17

Answer

No, there is no contradiction.

Work Step by Step

In fact, Einstein’s famous relation supports the principle of conservation of energy. The equation shows that mass and energy are, in some sense, the same. For example, it explains “missing mass” in nuclear reactions by including mass as a form of energy.
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