Indiana Almost Set The Value Of Pi At 3.2, Even Though That Isn’t Pi’s Value (Cool Weird Awesome 1180)

This week in 1897, lawmakers in the state of Indiana almost added a mathematical shortcut to state law, with a bill that would have set the wrong value for the number pi. 

By |2024-02-05T08:48:10-05:00February 5, 2024|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

The Moon Trees Came From Seeds That Went Into Lunar Orbit (Cool Weird Awesome 939)

Apollo 14 may be best known today for the moment when astronaut Alan Shepard hit golf balls on the surface of the moon, but the mission also gave us the “moon trees.”

By |2024-01-31T09:22:12-05:00January 31, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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