Larry Shaw – Prince of Pi

It’s Pi Day – March 14 – or 3-14.  Last year with Pi approximated out to 3.1415 it also nailed the year. Larry Shaw, a physicist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, seems to be considered the first person to recognize the day. It is reported that he had/has his colleagues march around in a circle and then finish by eating fruit pies. The number Pi is the ratio of a circles circumference to it’s diameter. A wary wary impotent calculation to many of the sciences. …dh