Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant – the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been known for about 4,000 years, but it started to be called by the Greek letter only in the 1700s. The annual event known as Pi Day started 28 years ago at San Francisco’s Exploratorium, by Physicist Larry Shaw, who worked in the electronics group at the museum. The tradition has grown to embrace math enthusiasts from all walks of life. March 14th also happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday!
Perhaps in conjuction with Pi Day? CBS has announced a new Big Bang Theory spin-off series, a comedy about 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper called ‘Young Sheldon’. The show will debut in the 2017-2018 season. Coincidence? I think not. LOL.
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