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2009

Pi is Number One!

It’s Pi Day! No, not the good kind of pie. If it was the good kind of pie I would have screamed ‘It’s Pie Day!’ But I didn’t did I? Cloth ears. Instead we are talking about the bad kind of pi. The maths one used to figure out how circles work or something.

As pi works out to roughly 3.14 and then some more random numbers, it is celebrated on March 14th or 3/14. Except everyone ... Read more >

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1879

Albert Einstein is born

On March 14, 1879, Albert Einstein is born, the son of a Jewish electrical engineer in Ulm, Germany. Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity drastically altered man’s view of the universe, and his work in particle and energy theory helped make possible quantum mechanics and, ultimately, the atomic bomb.

After a childhood in Germany and Italy, Einstein studied physics an... Read more >