Latest Pi Day Stories

2014-03-14 23:25:38

piZone.org brings pi to SXSW and the world. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 In 2009, the U.S. House declared National Pi Day as a way for schools and the public to focus on math and science in a fun, innovative, and approachable way. Of course, it also involves eating pie. Through its promotion of National Pi Day, piZone.org seeks to promote to the public the importance of a strong STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education as a vehicle that inspires future...

Do You Think Albert Einstein Would Have Some ‘Pi’ On His Birthday?
2014-03-14 07:54:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So today is the fourteenth of March. For most people it is just another day, but for math geeks everywhere today is something special. And for one genius, 3-14 would have been the most special day of the year for perhaps two reasons. Albert Einstein, born on March 14, 1879, would have been 135 years old this year. Interestingly enough, he was also born on a day that is widely commemorated nowadays as National Pi Day, since the...

2014-03-13 08:20:55

Encourages recognition of math and science teachers with pie deliveries and social media program WALTHAM, Mass., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its employees will celebrate Pi Day this Friday, March 14 with a program focused on encouraging people to thank and recognize math and science teachers everywhere. As part of Raytheon's MathMovesU® initiative, the company observes Pi Day in a number of ways to highlight the significance of pi calculations in science,...

2013-03-17 23:00:58

Netmark.com celebrates “Pi Day”, March 14, so noted because it is the first three digits of pi (3.14“¦) hosting an open house with clients. The event brought in a variety of local clients as well a few clients from Hawaii. Idaho Falls ID (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 Netmark.com celebrates “Pi Day”, March 14, so noted because it is the first three digits of pi (3.14“¦) hosting an open house with clients. Netmark is an internet marketing company...

2012-03-09 15:00:00

Designated by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2009, Pi Day (March 14) is gaining traction as a celebration of mathematics and science, as celebrations take place in classrooms and science institutions across the country. The math-themed Radian Watch makes is a perfect Pi Day accessory Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Catching the spirit of Pi Day, The Cadence Watch Company is pleased to announce the launch of their mathematically inspired Radian Watch. “There is nothing...

2009-03-03 12:07:06

On Tuesday, math lovers across the country are celebrating national Square Root Day, a holiday that comes around only when the day and the month are both the square root of the last two digits of the current year. For example, today's date "“ March 3, 2009, can numerically be expressed as 03/03/09. The last time square root day was celebrated was February 2, 2004 (2/2/04), and the next time won't occur until April 4, 2016 (4/4/16). To celebrate "Squared Day", it is suggested that...

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