## Google Takes Over

On this year’s pi day, Google announced a new world record in computing most digits of pi. By computing digits,…

On this year’s pi day, Google announced a new world record in computing most digits of pi. By computing digits,…

Create the longest possible chain with the digits of pi! Remove superfluous nodes and links by clicking on them. Drag…

Friday, July 28th, was a great opportunity to enjoy the beauty of our planetary system. Here in Switzerland we had…

It’s pi day and time for another post. On Christmas 2016 my niece and my nephew got a small whiteboard…

Despite its poor name (Babylon being the mother of earth’s abominations) I still enjoy using the WebGL framework babylonJS for…

The pi record computation of DECTRIS has survived more than 4 months from November 2016 until 3/14/17, which is Albert Einstein’s…

Pi is not only 3.1415926535. Get all digits of my pi world record to create music, visualisations, games or scientific…

Last week I had the opportunity to present the venture of calculating π with a world record accuracy to my colleagues…

This morning, the world record computation of pi finally completed. Thereby the 105 days long calculation comes to a successful…

This week I’m attending a conference in Strasbourg. While following the opening plenary, I log in to the server, on…

The normality of pi is one of the remaining mysteries of the mathematical constant π. To understand the concept better,…

Some days ago, I suddenly found the following error message on my screen: At first, I simply restarted the computation…

Scientists nowadays rarely write about things outside their narrow fields of expertise, and it’s especially unfashionable for a scientist to…

35 days after starting the computation, 60% of the series has already been summed. Against my expectations, all 20 discs…

The formula used by y-cruncher to compute π is called after the Chudnovsky brothers, two mathematicians living in the United…

Yesterday afternoon two colleagues kindly helped me to mount the π-Storage in a rack in our server room and to…

Inspired by a web page with random walks based on π, I implemented this idea with the 3D engine Babylon.js….

Today we received the 24 hard drives and the housing for our π-storage. We decided to use Enterprise NAS HDDs…

In the late 17th century, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz discovered a beautiful series expansion of π/4 which only involves odd numbers….

My name is Peter and I’m living in Switzerland. I’m a Christian and particle physicist by education. If you’ve already…