We see the strange mystic simplicity of the circle; we see the maddening complexity of the endless numbers: 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510… off into the great yawning infinite.
The mathematical constant Π (that is, “pi”) is a Transcendental (there is no polynomial with rational coefficients of which Π is a root) and an Irrational (it cannot be written as the ratio of two integers) Real Number; the ratio of a circle`s circumference to its diameter in Euclidean geometry.
Also known as “Archimedes Constant” it has manifold uses in mathematics, physics, and engineering… and its irreducible complexity has provoked human imagination and wonder for centuries.
Today is the fourteenth day of the third month (3/14 in American date format) and it is currently 1:59 in the afternoon = 3.14159… and so forth. It is also the 128th birthday of Albert Einstein.