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The Pi Day of the Century

Why this year, at 9:26 is a big moment for Pi enthusiasts

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Each year March 14 is a fun little holiday named Pi Day. The mathematical term pi is 3.14… and March 14 is 3/14. But this year is different. This year, Pi Day is bigger than ever. It’s the Pi Day of the Century.

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Why? Write out the next handful of Pi digits: 3.1415... What is this year? 3/14/15.

It gets better. Keep going with the Pi digits: 3.151592653…

On 3/14/15 at 9:26:53 will be the biggest Pi moment of our lifetimes. This is a big deal for people who follow this stuff.

So, go eat pie, or build a Rasberry Pi computer or something.

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