Math is a sometimes fascinating, sometimes terrifying subject. Today, we’re going for the former by visualizing pi in a cool new way. In 2011, mathematicians calculated pi out to an astounding, seemingly unnecessary 10 trillion decimal places. To helpfully illustrate just how many numbers that amounts to, there is now a color-coded graphic that will [...]

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