Google Employee Is Credited With Calculating Most Accurate Value Of Pi Emma Haruka Iwao has computed over 31 trillion of its digits. She and her team calculated 31,415,926,535,897 digits of pi — crushing a 2016 record by trillions of digits.
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Google Employee Is Credited With Calculating Most Accurate Value Of Pi

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Google Employee Is Credited With Calculating Most Accurate Value Of Pi

Google Employee Is Credited With Calculating Most Accurate Value Of Pi

Google Employee Is Credited With Calculating Most Accurate Value Of Pi

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Emma Haruka Iwao has computed over 31 trillion of its digits. She and her team calculated 31,415,926,535,897 digits of pi — crushing a 2016 record by trillions of digits.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. A Google employee in Japan has made history by calculating the value of the number pi to a new record - 31 trillion digits, just a smidge beyond the 3.14 that begins the sequence. Emma Haruka Iwao told the BBC, there is no end with pi. I'd love to try more digits. And I would love to be able to recite Emma's achievement to you, but saying the 31-trillion-digit number would take roughly 332 years.

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