PI Screen Saver (off topic)



#3

A 3D screensaver, which calculates the mathematical constant pi. This screensaver demonstrates a simple and elegant Monte Carlo method for estimating the value of pi. This method is known as Buffon's Needle, and dates back to 1777.
(according to the website)

http://msn-cnet.com.com/Pi-Saver/3000-2407_4-10350811.html?part=msn-cnet&subj=dl_10350811&tag=tg_dl

Edited: 7 Jan 2005, 9:31 p.m.


#4

The best calculation of PI is still the one that HP provided some time ago ... 355/113. Just try it!

Greetings,

Edited: 9 Jan 2005, 5:44 p.m.


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