Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 as 3/14 mimics the first three digits of the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. This year’s Pi Day is the kind that rolls around only once a century putting another two digit in play (3/14/15 are the first five digits of π).

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```3.14.15 @ 9:26 = HappyPiDay! pic.twitter.com/zWQDGqKdsp

— New York Jets (@nyjets) March 14, 2015

The resident number crunchers and statistics geeks at the New York Jets recognized a golden (or, at least, green and white) opportunity to spread some Pi Day cheer. They tweeted an array of 21 uniform numbers at 9:26 EST (3/14/15-9:26) to reproduce the first 53 digits of pi.

#### HIGH ON PI

While it may seem a tad odd for a football team to be celebrating Pi Day, for a scientist it’s like Christmas and Thanksgiving rolled into one. For example, take Neil deGrasse Tyson of *Cosmos* fame who went ballistic on twitter with pi trivia.

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```Pi, written with enough digits to show all numerals in base 10: 3.14159265358979323846264338327950

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2015

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```Best Pi-Day Ever: 53 minutes & 58 seconds after 6 o’clock, March 14, the year 1592: 3/14/1592; 6:53:58

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2015

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```Get your Geek on. Time to fit all the digits of Pi into a single tweet: Pi in base Pi = 10

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2015

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```Want to know the true value of Pi? $9.49 a slice at @CarnegieDeli, NYC

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2015

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```Happy Birthday to all Pi-Day people. Including @BillyCrystal @TheMichaelCaine Apollo Astronaut Frank Borman & Albert Einstein

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2015

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```You’re curious — I can feel it. How many digits of Pi before the numerals 0123456789 appear in sequence? 17,387,594,879

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) March 14, 2015

#### LIFE OF PI

If all this talk about pi has whet your appetite, try sating your hunger by memorizing the first 2422 digits of the endless sequence like 6th grader Benjamin Most.

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