## Posts Tagged ‘**Tau**’

## ‘Tau day’ marked by opponents of maths constant pi

**The mathematical constant pi is under threat from a group of detractors who will be marking “Tau Day” on Tuesday.**

Tau Day revellers suggest a constant called tau should take its place: twice as large as pi, or about 6.28 – hence the 28 June celebration.

Tau proponents say that for many problems in maths, tau makes more sense and makes calculations easier…… Read the rest of this entry »