March 14, 2020, 1:59pm 


ABC Evening News
celebrates Pi day!


Pi Day Serenade (See how long you can stand it.) 
Pi Day Wrap  Pi Day Song (Lose Yourself in the Digits)  backstory 
Where is your birthday in Pi? How many digits will it take until your birthday shows up in Pi? To find out go to http://www.facade.com/legacy/amiinpi/ 

A National Pi Day? Congress makes it official.
It’s now an official designated day! Washington politicians took time from bailouts and earmarkladen spending packages on Wednesday for what might seem like an unusual act: officially designating a National Pi Day. If you missed it the actual slamming of the gavel you can see it here. Click on the image on the left. 

How to determine Pi by throwing frozen hot dogs! 
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. Blog: http://climeconnections.blogspot.2013/03/apidaymystery.html Simulation: http://www.metablake.com/pi.swf Pi simulation from the Exporatorium (2019) 
How long would it take you to recite Pi to 100 places in French? http://www.cecm.sfu.ca/pi/yapPing.html A Poem by Poe related to Pi Want to remember the first 42 decimal places of Pi? Memorize this poem.... Near a Raven by Edgar Allen Poe Midnights so dreary, tired and weary. Silently pondering volumes extolling all bynow obsolete lore. During my rather long nap  the weirdest tap! An ominous vibrating sound disturbing my chamber's antedoor. "This", I whispered quietly, "I ignore". Slice of Pi, Anyone? http://www.johnshepler.com/articles/piday.html Did the Bible say Pi = 3? Check it out here. Mr. Honner's celebration of Pi Day activities Articles Pi Day: How One Irrational Number Made Us Modern 