Navigation Links
Pi Day is coming March 14! National Pi Day Celebrates Education and its Importance in All Our Lives
Date:3/13/2013

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013

March 14 (3.14) is National Pi Day.

Why Pi? What is National Pi Day?

Beloved worldwide, pi is simply the irrational number p = 3.14… It is used to
calculate the circumference of a circle – any circle – among a multitude of other applications in math, physics, and engineering.

In 2009, the United States House of Representatives declared March 14 (3.14) to be
National Pi Day. They passed resolution HR 224 to celebrate the importance of math,
science, and education in our lives.

No longer reserved only for the geek culture, pi is fun, approachable, and entertaining. Learning the first 10 digits is, well, as easy as pi (3.141592653).

As an example, the letter count of each word below corresponds numerically to the first 10 digits in pi.

        Wow I made a short memorable pi string, could you?
         3 1 4    1     5         9         2     6        5     3

The team at piZone.org works to remind us that math and science are present in all of our everyday lives. All technology, from the wheel to the Smart Phone to GPS, utilizes physical laws that are described in terms of mathematics.

Through videos, online games, activities, demos, and events, piZone engages students, educators, and the public in the fun and importance of action learning as a means to inspire the next generation of scientists, researchers, doctors, educators, and techies who will spur new life-impacting innovation.

Beyond being just a number, pi can also be an expression of art, dance, music, and writing. When learning is informat
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Favorable Scenario for Japan Pharma Industry in Coming Years, New Report Says
2. PDL BioPharma to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
3. Sigma-Aldrich Corporation Declares Increased Quarterly Dividend; Announces Live Webcasts Of Presentations At Two Upcoming Conferences
4. Distinct Bright Answers Questions on Why Bacteria are Becoming Resistant to Antibiotics
5. Soaring School Costs and Vanishing Jobs Demands More From Lawyers; Wysebridge Suggests Becoming a Registered Patent Attorney
6. ?The MedZilla.com Employment Report for January, 2013: Wrapping Up the Year in Employment Statistics: Recovery Efforts and the Coming Effects
7. Formedix Partners with Perceptive Informatics for Forthcoming Webcast, “Four Secrets to Using CDISC Standards to Enable Clinical Trial Efficiencies”
8. DMG Productions to Feature Pro Mags LLC in an Upcoming Episode of American Farmer
9. Life Products Company to be Featured in Upcoming Episode of American Farmer, Produced by DMG Productions
10. Sequenom Announces Participation At Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
11. Isis Pharmaceuticals To Present At Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)...   Niagara Thermal Products is proud to announce ... LLC ("B3") as the critical thermal component supplier in ... Army Corps of Engineers.  B3 has developed the only ... and destroys VOCs and other chemical pollutants, allergens and ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Westlake Village, Calif. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... cancer treatment and management through the genomic analysis of ... will offer Therapy Finder™, a web-based cancer decision support ... a reporting option with Cynvenio’s ClearID™ genomic test, Therapy ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 ­ RedBrick Health , a fast-growing ... today announces that EmblemHealth , the ... is now providing the RedBrick Compass health assessment, combined ... all of its members. EmblemHealth is among the first ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 A study has been launched ... Formula 1 track could help to tackle the problem of ... Stowhealth (a GP surgery based in Stowmarket) and academics at ... Telemetry technology, which is inspired by equipment used ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Niagara Thermal Products LLC Selected as Critical Supplier for Buffalo BioBlower Air Purification Systems 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 2EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4
... Summary: Genmab Reports Results for the First Three Months of ... today results for the three month period ended March 31, ... revenues were DKK 167 million (approx. USD 36 million) for ... Genmab recognized,revenues of DKK 80 million (approx. USD 17 million)., ...
... Md., May 28 Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:,NVAX) a clinical-stage ... Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the,FBR Capital ... on,May 29, 2008 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in ... company,s strategy, research and development progress. A,link to the ...
... NanoLogix, Inc. (Pink,Sheets: NNLX) a nano-biotechnology company ... personnel will showcase company technology at booth 1304 ... June 1-5 2008. The ASM,meeting is the world,s ... Dr. Sergey Gazenko and CEO Bret Barnhizer.,Exhibition information ...
Cached Biology Technology:Genmab Announces 2008 First Quarter Results 2Genmab Announces 2008 First Quarter Results 3Genmab Announces 2008 First Quarter Results 4NanoLogix Inc. to Present at The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) General Meeting in Boston; Announces Product Line and Provides Operations Update 2
(Date:7/9/2014)... but often can be defeated with antibiotics and then ... Now, scientists have built a new weapon against such pathogens ... journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces , their study ... them than medicine alone. , David Leong, Jianping Xie and ... undetectable in the human body or in places that antibiotics ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... China challenges the commonly held belief that birds evolved ... fly. The birdlike fossil is actually not a dinosaur, ... a tiny tree-climbing animal that could glide, say American ... Utah, and Alan Feduccia of the University of North ... Ornithology . , The fossil of the Scansoriopteryx ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... is one of the amphibians with the highest distribution ... areas of water where it comes into contact with ... Research carried out by the Spaniard Germn Orizaola from ... of these frogs have developed a defensive response to ... larger bodies if they co-exist with the crayfish. , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Researchers declassify dinosaurs as being the great-great-grandparents of birds 2Frogs have developed rapid defences against the red swamp crayfish 2Frogs have developed rapid defences against the red swamp crayfish 3
... are blunt. In an attempt to eradicate tumors, oncologists ... healthy tissue along with the cancerous growths. New research ... bring scientists closer to designing cancer therapeutics that can ... last week in Science Express, follow a ...
... Although sildenafil is best known for promoting erections, it may also ... store more healthy "brown fat" relative to unhealthy "white fat" than ... research published online in The FASEB Journal , ... has been well known as a messenger molecule used by the ...
... MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) ... Genetics Society of America (GSA) Drosophila Research Conference in ... meant to promote the entry of students, postdoctorates and ... basic science community and to encourage the participation of ...
Cached Biology News:Mechanism of mutant histone protein in childhood brain cancer revealed 2Drug for erectile disorder show promise in the treatment of obesity 2
Recombinant Equine IL-6...
... Checker Kits provide two highly efficient methods ... time-consuming plasmid preparation. By using the large-scale ... need to do is to transfer partial ... the transformation plates into the solutions provided ...
... Butcher (1998). • The major histocompatibility complex ... the immunology area. There is great interest ... in their function as antigen-presenting molecules. Many ... prospect of tackling biochemical and genetic techniques ...
actin from rabbit muscle Cell Biology Cytoskeletal Probes Actin and Actin Probes...
Biology Products: