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Pi Day Wrap

Pi Day Wrap

Pi day at the Exploratorium in San Francisco
No matter how you slice it, you won’t want to miss Pi (π) Day—we’ll be celebrating differently this year, but you can still join the party for this irrational and transcendent figure.
Where is your birthday in Pi?
How many digits will it take until your birthday shows up in Pi? Click on image to find out.

Buffon's Needle Experiment
One of the oldest problems in the field of geometrical probability, Buffon's Needle is an intriguing problem relating the theory of probability to the number pi. The problem involves randomly dropping a needle on a grid of parallel lines and determining the probability of the needle crossing one of the lines. CLICK on image to see a demonstration.

Slice of Pi, Anyone?

According to the bible Pi is equal to 3. Check it out here.

Homeless Pi - A Sad Story

Pi Day: How One Irrational Number Made Us Modern

The background song is Love Pi sung by Pi Diddy.