Ambigram: pie≠3.14

I thought the first comment on this article was funny. It says that pie and 3.14 are mirror images, if written in a certain way. Regular readers may recall that I had fun creating ambigrams a few months ago. This blog comment inspired me to whip up a quick ambigram exhibiting this symmetry. I like…

Last Sunday was a perfect day

Most geeky math types (like me) already know about pi day (March 14… 3/14, get it?). Writing in The Times Online, Marcus du Sautoy suggests a new math holiday: June 28. He suggests calling this day the World Math Day (actually, he suggests World Maths Day). Why? What is so mathematical about June 28? June 28 can…