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Pi Day

Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi (pi). [1]

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist.

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Approximations of π

Approximations for the mathematical constant pi in the history of mathematics reached an accuracy within 0.04% of the true value before the beginning of the Common Era (Archimedes).

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Archimedes

Archimedes of Syracuse (Ἀρχιμήδης; BC – BC) was an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australia's state-owned and funded national public broadcaster.

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Calendar date

A calendar date is a reference to a particular day represented within a calendar system.

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CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.

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CNN

The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is a museum in San Francisco whose stated mission is to change the way the world learns.

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Fraction (mathematics)

A fraction (from fractus, "broken") represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts.

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Google Doodle

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepage that is intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people.

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Institute for Advanced Study

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) located in Princeton, New Jersey, in the United States, is an independent postdoctoral research center for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Mathematical constant

A mathematical constant is a special number, usually a real number, that is "significantly interesting in some way".

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Mole Day

Mole Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists, chemistry students and chemistry enthusiasts on October 23, between 6:02 AM and 6:02 PM, making the date 6:02 10/23 in the American style of writing dates.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political opinion on current events.

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Non-binding resolution

A non-binding resolution is a written motion adopted by a deliberative body that cannot progress into a law.

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Physicist

A physicist is a scientist who specializes in physics research.

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Pi

The number is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, commonly approximated as 3.14159.

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Pie

A pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a pastry dough casing that covers or completely contains a filling of various sweet or savoury ingredients.

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Pieing

Pieing is the act of throwing a pie at a person or people.

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Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.

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Pun

The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that suggests two or more meanings, by exploiting multiple meanings of words, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.

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San Francisco

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.

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San Francisco Chronicle

1906 earthquake and fire The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California, but distributed throughout the state from the Sacramento area and Emerald Triangle south to Santa Barbara County.

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Sequential time

A sequential time is one in which the numbers form a normal sequence, such as 1:02:03 4/5/06 (one hour, two minutes, and three seconds past midnight on April 5, 2006).

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Significant figures

The significant figures of a number are digits that carry meaning contributing to its measurement resolution.

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Square Root Day

Square Root Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated on days when both the day of the month and the month are the square root of the last two digits of the year.

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The Fresno Bee

The Fresno Bee is the daily newspaper serving Fresno, California and surrounding counties in that U.S. state's San Joaquin Valley.

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Turn (geometry)

A turn is a unit of angle measurement equal to 2pi radians, 360° or 400 gon.

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United States House of Representatives

The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (a bicameral legislature).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pi_Day

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