Room For More Pi [Tattoo]

By Carl Zimmer | December 18, 2008 1:12 am

pitattoo-001.jpgPatrick Bahis writes: I’m a math professor at a public liberal arts college, and have had a few tattoos on my back for a few years, but none of these are related to my discipline. Just yesterday I obtained my first math-themed tat, straightforward and simple: the Greek pi is surrounded by a few turns of a spiral made up of the first 95 digits of the value for the irrational number pi (3.14159265…).  There’s room at the end to add to it, should the need arise.  (Maybe 25 new digits for each new paper published?  I dunno…)”

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Comments (2)

  1. Amazing. I love mathematics, but not enough to get a tat displaying it. Hmm.

    It’s great to see your passion quite literally on your sleeve.

    Best to you and your blog.

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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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