How Much Pi?

Emma Haruka Iwao, who works at Google, used Google Cloud computing to calculate 31.4 trillion digits of pi. This is the first time some used publicly available cloud software for an enormous pi calculation. Peter Trueb set the previous world record in 2016, calculating the digits of pi to 22.4 trillion digits. Emma loved pi…… Continue reading How Much Pi?

How Many Elephants left?

Elephants live in 37 African and six Asian countries. The African is larger, and is in fact the largest animal on land. Illustration ©Jane Ray 2017 Its shoulders can be up to 11 feet high and it can weigh up to six tons. Elephants use their trunks to breathe, wash, or hold things. They live…… Continue reading How Many Elephants left?

One Less Giraffe In The World Is Not A Good Thing

There is a photo of an American woman called Tess Thompson Talley posing with the dead body of a giraffe on social media. She made the kill in South Africa in 2017 and wrote; “Prayers for my once in a lifetime dream hunt came true today! Spotted this rare black giraffe bull and stalked him for quite…… Continue reading One Less Giraffe In The World Is Not A Good Thing