Happy Pi Day!

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Pi is the relationship between a circle’s circumference and its diameter. Tau is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its radius. Pi = 3.141592653.. Tau = 6.283185307.. It’s been argued that Tau is a better value to use, but today let’s just talk about Pi , since it’s Pi Day! This post is being published, and this website is being launched, on 3/14/15 at 9:26 and 53 seconds, mountain time. Pi = 3/14/15-9:26:53… Technically it is Gregorian Pi Day, since our months are all screwed up. In the 16th century Pope Gregory, in his infinite wisdom, decided to change…

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Pi in the Solar System

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There are an awfully lot of ‘coincidences’ in our solar system to say that it is all just a product of time and chance. Materialist and reductionist theories and their slew of primordial soup doesn’t quite suffice when one ponders the magnificence of all life. Pi is the relationship between a circle’s circumference to its diameter.  It comes out to 3.14159..   Why wouldn’t the creator or the architect of the universe make it a little easier on us and just made it 3, or 4?  Why does it have to be a transcendental number that goes on and on?  The fact…

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