3.14159265358979323846264... Join Harvard's Chris Rycroft for a historical overview of something which has fascinated mathematicians for millennia—the number π. Learn about the quest to understand this mysterious mathematical constant which has persisted since ancient civilizations. Rycroft will also highlight π facts and trivia, as well as the contributions both mathematicians and oddball personalities have made toward our understanding of the number. Plus, enjoy pie while we celebrate π!
LOCATION: Gordon Room