Yes we all know C squared gives a new number in Einstein's equation. But squaring the speed of light even theoretically is theoretically impossible.
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Yes of course we know all that.
The question is how can you square "the universal constant " even in theory. It seems the only thing faster than light is Einsteins formula.
"Zillions" of times faster.
Any number can be squared. It is multiplied times itself. This is basic algebra. Quantum physics allows for speeds faster than light and even conversion of matter to energy. Perhaps you need a physics course or two?
I admit I'm no maths wiz but Einsteins forte wasn't quantum physics. I am talking about the philosophy of squaring the immutable constant
Immutable or constant simply means that C will always equal 299792458 m/s and not say 3 m/s. E on the other hand is not constant nor m. They are variables, the opposite of constants.
Einsein invented quantum mechanics. There is no such thing as an immutable constant. Yes, any number can be squared. Just because we cannot comprehend things, does not make them impossible. Improbable maybe, but not impossible.
Yes you are almost entirely right: except for the irony of squaring C. It is proundly ironic. Of all the things to square he chose the universal constant. The holy grail of (it seems) the entire realm of physics! Does the irony strike you as odd?
How do you mean "chose". I don't see another way of squaring C. Maybe if it was E/C = MC. The universal constant as well as any other is perfectly compatible with basic algebra. That's what they're for. What good is any constant if you can't use it?