1 post in the last hour and it's "how much does a cornflake weigh?

According to Einstein's famous formula, (E=Mc², or energy = mass times the speed of light squared,) you would need 8.98755179 × 10^13 joules of energy to make a cornflake exist out of pure energy alone.*

*if I got my maths right

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Energy (in jules) required to create a cornflake out of thin air: 89,875,517,873,681.77

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Therefore, according to Einstein, you would need 5,617,219,867.10511 cornflakes to make 1 cornflake

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@wormssss honestly, I haven't really wrapped my head around this properly, so, yeah, it'd probably be better if numbers didn't exist

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