History of pi

Pi Day: Pi Activities & Links | Exploratorium

Did you know that March 14 is International Pi Day? The Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco offers this website with fun activities to learn about Pi.

Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

ARTHUR MITCHELL challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet. He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the and the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.

129 Of The Most Beautiful Shots In Movie History

129 Of The Most Beautiful Shots In Movie History

Photographs of British Algae by Anna Atkins (1799-1871) is a landmark in the histories both of photography and of publishing: the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means. Instantly recognisable today as the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.

British Algae by Anna Atkins the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means; the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.

OTHER PI HISTORY:  Mathematicians all over the world began using the 16th letter in the Greek alphabet (Pi) in the early 1700's. Introduced in 1706 by William Jones but the symbol was not popularized until 1737 when a man the name of Leonhard Euler.   Ancient Babylonians calculated the area of a circle by taking 3 times the square of its radius, which gave them a value of pi = 3. One Babylonian tablet dated from the year 1900–1680 BC indicated a value of 3.125 for Pi, which is a close…

OTHER PI HISTORY: Mathematicians all over the world began using the 16th letter in the Greek alphabet (Pi) in the early 1700's. Introduced in 1706 by William Jones but the symbol was not popularized until 1737 when a man the name of Leonhard Euler. Ancient Babylonians calculated the area of a circle by taking 3 times the square of its radius, which gave them a value of pi = 3. One Babylonian tablet dated from the year 1900–1680 BC indicated a value of 3.125 for Pi, which is a close…

Did you know that Pi Beta Phi has 12 Founders!? Read here for some history of Pi Beta Phi - Young Founders

Did you know that Pi Beta Phi has 12 Founders! Read here for some history of Pi Beta Phi - Young Founders

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