Pi has spawned its own literary style, where the number of letters in consecutive words is dictated by the decimal expansion of pi.
Christopher Havens is a prison inmate serving time for murder. He’s also a mathematics whiz who’s advocating for more math in prison as a way to improve the chances of prisoners after release.
It’s March 14, the day we irrationally celebrate the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Here’s a roundup from our archive of what we know about pi.
We know pi appears when we talk about circles. But it appears in many other places, too. Why, pi, why?
This Pi Day we should celebrate William Jones, the 18th century Welsh farm boy who named the mysterious number.
Mathematicians have long been revealing the beauty in the one of nature’s most mysterious numbers.
On international Pi Day it’s time to look at Pi’s position in unique formula that’s praised much for its beauty in uniting several mathematical constants.
On the occasion of Pi Day, a look at the history of calculating the actual, and increasingly exact, value of pi (π).
3/14 on the calendar approximates the first three digits of the mathematical constant π. Math nerds will celebrate with baked goods, but π is a deeper, nobler entity.