The Story of Pi

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It's Thursday, and time for another retro science video! This time around, a brief (three-minute) explanation of Pi, that mischievous, irrational number. The following video explains visually how to calculate pi, and thus where formulae like pi * r-squared come from. (I can still remember my geometry teacher making the corny joke for the thousandth time: "Pie aren't square. It are round!").

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October 15, 2009 - 11:12am
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