22.4 trillion digits of pi

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Tag: Metaphysics

Pi and the Prediction of Lunar Eclipses

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

Hitting the Target

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

3:14 Illuminated with D.E. Knuth

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

God Loves the Odd Number

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

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