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Is There a Connection Between a Burning Log and E=mc2?

Image4-DSA Decoded Science reader asked the question: When I burn a log in the fireplace, am I converting mass to energy? Some say that only chemical bonds are being broken, but so what? E=mc2, doesn’t it? A common misconception is that Einstein’s famous equation applies only to nuclear processes such a…

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