March 14 coming (Einstein, Hawking, Pi-Day) (1 Viewer)

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At least three items around March 14:
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879.

Among various documents of Einstein (acquired by Hebrew University to update their collection of his documents in time to celebrate 140 years since Einstein's birth), there was a page that had been missing from his attempt at a unified field theory...
https://phys.org/news/2019-03-einstein-puzzle-page-emerges.html
https://phys.org/wire-news/313326070/new-einstein-manuscripts-include-missing-computations-from-unifi.html

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Stephen Hawking died on March 14, 2018

Apparently [I couldn't find anything official looking], a coin for Hawking is about to be minted...

https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/stephen-hawking-50p-coin-launches-14056509
(I think the image shown below is an artist's guess at the design... https://www.changechecker.org/2019/02/18/the-stephen-hawking-50p-what-we-know-so-far/ )
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Pi Day 3.14...

https://www.piday.org/

(someone will probably mention

https://tauday.com/
https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-public/forget-pi-day-we-should-be-celebrating-tau-day )
 

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Wrichik Basu

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Very cool! Big day! How should we celebrate?
Rename Eigenlounge to "PiEiHawk Lounge" for a day.
 

WWGD

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Why don't we celebrate Sqr10 day on March 16? It is a better approximation in the sense that ##|\pi-3.14|> |3.16- \sqrt10| ##
 

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Happy Pi Day!

Sadly, I won't be ab;e to come over andhave any of your B-day cake @DaveC426913.
 
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Ah pi(e) :rolleyes:
 

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