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Dual origin of E=mc2

  title={Dual origin of E=mc2},
  author={Jean Paul Auffray},
  journal={arXiv: General Physics},
  • J. Auffray
  • Published 29 August 2006
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Physics
The mass-energy relation E=mc2 has a dual origin, one grounded in the postulate of the existence of an aether made of "ultramondane particules" moving in space at the speed of light, c; the other, a consequence, first deduced by Henri Poincare, of John Poynting's electromagnetic Theorem. 


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