Google Celebrates Pi Day With Record-Breaking Calculation

Google is celebrating Pi Day with an impressive achievement. It has leveraged its cloud services to help calculate Pi to 31.4 trillion digits - the most ever achieved, breaking the previous record of (roughly) 22.5 trillion digits. Pi day, for the uninitiated, takes ...

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Meteorologists Are Among Female Scientists Wearing Purple On Pi Day. Here's Why?

I admit it. I have no idea where most of these "official" days come from. Who determines that it is National Pancake Day or National "Apply Lip Balm" Day? I made that last one up, but it actually might exist. March 14 is Pi Day, which celebrates the mathematical ...
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