Now Size does matter

Nicholas Size, a researcher at the technology firm Yahoo, has calculated the two-quadrillionth (that’s the 2,000,000,000,000,000th) digit of pi. When expressed in binary it is, wait for it….0.

Pi in the sky

Shigeru Kondo, a 55 year old Japanese systems engineer, has set a new world record by doing what most of us would never even consider worth even dreaming about doing. He has calculated Pi (ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter) to 5 trillion digits. Pi, as we all know, is usually abbreviated to 3.14. The previous …