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apolloman
2010-Apr-16, 02:41 PM
Does the value of Pi have any relation to the shape (geometric or other) of the universe ?

tusenfem
2010-Apr-16, 04:51 PM
Lisa: PIE R squared.
Homer: No no no hunny, pie are round, cake are squared!

Just could not help myself

DrRocket
2010-Apr-16, 05:59 PM
Does the value of Pi have any relation to the shape (geometric or other) of the universe ?

No.

Nobody knows the topology of the universe. But in any case it is not dependent on the value of pi.

John Jaksich
2010-Apr-17, 01:04 AM
Not taking issue with DrRocket or tusenfem--->

apolloman: it is a matter perceiving of the Universe in our personal frames of reference that 3.14151926.... leads one believe that we know more about the Universe than we actually do.

To loosely paraphrase A. Einstein: you can't solve a "problem" with the tools that were used to create it.