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Happy Tau Day 2011!

Today is Tau Day. I’ve mentioned the constant τ previously, so I won’t go into it again. Instead, enjoy the following musical composition, based upon the decimal digits of τ.

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Is π Wrong?

Several years ago, I came across an interesting article [pdf] by Bob Palais. The basic premise of the article is that the numerical constant π is wrong. Unlike many mathematical cranks, Palais is not arguing that the computed value of … Continue reading

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