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A Vote for Pi
12 March 2009 5:46 pm
Science policy doesn’t always have to be serious. The House of Representatives today passed a resolution designating 14 March as “Pi Day.” (3.14, get it?)
POLITICO has a fun story about the vote. “I’m kind of geeked up about it,” Representative Brian Baird (D–WA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology) told reporter David Rogers, who also notes that the measure passed 391-10, which makes you wonder who voted against pi.