christine~ (eppylover) wrote,
christine~
eppylover

Happy Pi Day... I mean Birthday, Albert Einstein!


20th Anniversary of Pi Day
Friday, March 14

3/14 1:59pm     ...     (Get it? 3.14159?)

(It's also Albert Einstein's birthday!)

Pi Limericks make me think of Tom Lehrer:
The number pi’s a ratio pal.
Whose fame is international.
C to diameter,
endless parameter,
to me it’s all irrational!
- Paul Doherty

'Tis a favorite project of mine
A new value of pi to assign.
I would fix it at 3
For it's simpler, you see,
Than 3 point 1 4 1 5 9
- http://www.markcarter.me.uk/math.html

If inside a circle a line
Hits the center and goes spine to spine
And the line's length is "d"
the circumference will be
d times 3.14159
- http://www.markcarter.me.uk/math.html

Three point one four one five nine two
It's been around forever - it's not new
It appears everywhere
In here and in there
It's irrational I know but it's true !
- http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Pines/5945/facts.html

Now there is an ancient Greek letter,
And I think no other is better.
It isn't too tall,
It might look very small,
But its digits, they go on forever.
- http://www.kathimitchell.com/piceleb.html

Mmmmm. Pizza Pi!

Also, check out this Einstein chalkboard generator. What fun!...?

Okay. I'll go away.


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