As you start your Spring Break festivities, please include a moment of acknowledgment for pi. Irrational? Maybe, but I'll take any excuse to have a piece of pie. To see how others celebrate and calculate pi, follow these links:
- Overview from The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Longest calculation of pi
- Squidoo Celebrates Pi Day
- One of many Pi Songs on YouTube
This year (2018) is the 30th anniversary of Pi Day! Read this Time Magazine article"Here's What You Should Know About This Irrational Number."
Did you know that physicist Larry Shaw has been recognized as the founder of Pi Day? You can Read more about the origin of Pi Day, observed every March 14th (3.14), on Wikipedia.