Wednesday, February 13

The Albert Einstein Coincidence Of Pi

Albert Einstein

Nothing too serious today, just Albert Einstein!

Einstein is often attributed as saying: 'Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous.' So maybe the following is relevant.

He was born in Ulm, in the Kingdom of Württemberg in the German Empire on 14 March 1879 or. In the USA you would write this as: 3.14 - and, of course, Pi just happens to be 3.14 - though its decimal representation never ends and therefore lives on forever - one of the aims of the Philosophers' Stone.

Here's a short burst of an extended Pi: 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067 (thought I'd end it on 67 even though it's not out)

Is it a coincidence therefore that Einstein was born on 3.14? Oh, and what about his name:

Eins in German is 'One' and Stein in German means 'Stone' - The Philosophers' Stone?

Going back to Ulm, where Einstein was born, this is now the site of a university based on the idea of it being a 'science city'. The address of the Ulm University is, of course, Albert-Einstein-Allee, Ulm.

Okay, that's it!

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  1. Michael Caine's birth-date is also the 14th March and he does the voice of Finn McMissile in the movie "Cars 2".
    The number plate is 314 FMCM which is Caine's birth-date as well as the #Pi
    (with the . missing,of course).
    Finn could also be a nod to infinity,as well.
    There are images and videos at this link -

    1. Thanks Darren and for the link

  2. Do you know - I didn't even realise Pi went on forever, but I never did like maths. That's QI stuff.

    1. Only QI, oh well must try harder.

  3. Good one! And speaking of Pi, have you seen the Life of Pi?

    Off to take a look at Daz's link.

    1. Still got to see the Life of Pi, keep seeing trailers and the like and say we must go, but haven't.

  4. oj simpson murdered 2 people supposingly on june 12,1994 which is same as 6-12-1994 if you add the numbers up in consecutive order 6+1+2+1+9+9+4=32 his NFL jersey number was 32?????