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Pi Day Is Especially Remarkable This Year

Math fans, get excited for 9:26am

(Newser) - It's a big day for math lovers—even bigger than your typical Pi Day . The event is celebrated on March 14, or 3/14, each year in honor of the number, whose first digits are 3.14. But a single second this year marks a once-in-a-century occurrence that covers the... More »

Number Nerds + Pi Day = Big Geek Fun

Eat some pie, write a 'pi-ku,' and wish Albert Einstein a happy birthday

(Newser) - Today is 3/14, better known to the math-loving community as Pi Day, an international celebration of the irrational number and, for some, its almost-namesake dessert. In honor of the occasion, the iconic logo on the Google homepage has transformed into a collection of formulas that use pi. To celebrate, write... More »

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