Objectivists, what’s the point of calculating pi?

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arj

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maybe necessary in astronomical calculations where we need to take into account rotary motion and we are talking of millions of light years ?
 

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maybe necessary in astronomical calculations where we need to take into account rotary motion and we are talking of millions of light years ?

Quoting from the OP write-up
Mathematicians have estimated that an approximation of pi to 39 digits is sufficient for most cosmological calculations – accurate enough to calculate the circumference of the observable universe to within the diameter of a single hydrogen atom

So it is not that.
Reminds me of the famous reply, "Because it is there" to the question "Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?"
 

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...for the heck of it. just like me planning to upgrade by devices and equipment .
My understanding is ,Pi is supposed to be Constant . A CONSTANT!
They are there to prove otherwise, every other year the value of Pi changes.
 
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