## mass-energy relationshipE = mc^{2},
where E is energy, m is the
equivalent amount of mass, and c is
the velocity of light. This relation
shows that, effectively, mass and energy are two sides of the same coin.
It is also the basis for understanding the principle of nuclear fusion.
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