Happy Pi day, sad Pi day


Today is Pi day. A day on which Einstein was born and the great Stephen Hawking passed away. Since the mathematical constant π (pi) is 3.1415926535897932384626433… and today’s date is 14th March … or in US notation, 3.14 then it is Pi day. First organised by physicist Larry Shaw in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium, it … Read more

It is Pi Day

This year Pi Day is different. Not only can you use the month and day, but you can also deploy time – the date, (3-14-15) hour, (9 hr) minute (26 min) and second (5 sec) will reflect the first 9 digits of Pi (3.14159265). What the heck is Pi ? Pi (Greek letter “π”) is … Read more

It is Pi day today

Not only is today Pi day, but right now the time is Pi. Are you thinking ???. OK … pi = 3.14159…. but you knew that (unlike the folks from Indiana in 1897). Today is 14th March, or to use the US format … 3.14 … and right now (as I publish this, it is … Read more