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Author:  karthika [ Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:46 am ]
Post subject:  Top 10 Interesting Facts about Pi and Pi Day

Computing pi is a stress test for a computer—a kind of “digital cardiogram.

The first 144 digits of pi add up to 666 (which many scholars say is “the mark of the Beast”). And 144 = (6+6) x (6+6).

Pi is the secret code in Alfred Hitchcock’s Torn Curtain and in The Net starring Sandra Bullock

Pi was first rigorously calculated by one of the greatest mathematicians of the ancient world, Archimedes of Syracuse (287-212 B.C.).

Pi is also referred to as the “circular constant,” “Archimedes’ constant,” or “Ludolph’s number

In a mirror 3.14 looks like the word pie.

Pi Day is also Albert Einstein's birthday, along with the birthdays of Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman, Astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli, and last-man-on-the-moon Gene Cernan.

March 14 is international Pi Day. Get it -- pi is 3.14, and March 14 is 3/14

Pi is the most recognized mathematical constant in the world.

The symbol for pi (π) has been used regularly in its mathematical sense only for the past 250 years.


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