|This is a day that unites math lovers more than any other day in a year. PI day ( 3.14 / March 14) for mathematicians is like 4.20 to Snoop Dogg and Elon Musk. Here are some facts or beliefs you should know about the PI day.
- Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day in 1879. Stephen Hawking considered as his intellectual successor died on Pi day in 2018.
- The official Pi Day celebration time is 1:59 pm to make an appropriate 3.14159
- Pi Day was started in 1988 by physicist Larry Shaw at San Francisco’s Exploratorium. He was fondly known as the Prince of Pi.
- The Guinness World Record for reciting the greatest number of Pi digits was achieved by Rajveer Meena at VIT University in Vellore, India, in 2015. He was able to recite 70,000 decimal places of Pi.
- People believe the ancient pyramids of Giza in Egypt were built on the principles of pi.
- If you hold a mirror to a circle, it looks like a circle. If you hold a mirror up to 3.14, it spells PIE!
That’s all folks. See you on 4.20. Here’s a PIE