MinutePhysics explains the science behind something that you’ll hopefully never have to experience.

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MinutePhysics explains the science behind something that you’ll hopefully never have to experience.

MinutePhysics explains why playing a piano is *way* more complicated than you might think.

I spent Pi Day 2015 at the Exploratorium, which is pretty much *the* place to celebrate. The Exploratorium is always awesome, but there’s something special about seeing all these people turn out for the occasion. The line to get in was ridiculous (I’m used to just walking inside) but it was far less tedious thanks to the Pi Progression. Each person was given a yardstick with a number; then put in the order of pi’s never-ending digits. It’s impossible to have a full progression – there aren’t enough people on Earth – but these folks made a valiant effort. I wanted take part as well, but they were out of yardsticks by the time I got there. At least I got to record it all. Guess I’ll have to wait for next year…

Hey folks. It’s that time of year again! To celebrate one of the greatest mathematical constants in existence, I took this photo and spent the afternoon at San Francisco’s Exploratorium. I wasn’t the only one either…Special note: today was also 3/14/15, which is the most accurate calendar listing of pi digits you’ll ever see. For another 100 years, anyway!

How’d you get your pi on this weekend?

MinutePhysics explains one of the interesting aspects of astrophysics.

Want to get your physics and algebra on? MinutePhysics provides a nifty little proof.

Numberphile turns one of the most famous mathematical constants in existence into something tangible: *a million digits of pi* printed on a mile-long spool of paper! Check it out.