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# Tag: Science

## Happy Pi Day!

Today, 14th March (sometimes written 3.14) is pi day (π). It’s extra special this year because it’s 2015 and the date can be written as 3.14.15 which is the first five digits of π. The number π is a mathematical constant, and is calculated from the ratio of a circle’s circumference to it’s diameter. For more […]

## GeekDad: How Many Atoms of Hydrogen Are There in The Universe? Just The One.

If I decided to build a model of the Universe in a computer and put Hydrogen atoms in it I would probably do it like this: I would create a Hydrogen “Method” which is a few lines of code (let’s say ten lines of code) that describes a Hydrogen atom.I might us a variable r […]

## Proposition (IX)

Since all of the processes on planet Earth are powered by energy from the Sun only, all technological, financial, social and political decision making must be made with this singular fact as their basis.

## Happy pi day!

Today, 14th March (sometimes written 3.14) is pi day (π). The number π is a mathematical constant, and is calculated from the ratio of a circle’s circumference to it’s diameter. For more information about π see the Wikipedia article here. To help celebrate π day and for more fascinating facts visit the website www.piday.org π is an irrational number. […]