The NASA Pi Day Challenge
Update: March 15, 2023 – The answers to the 2023 NASA Pi Day Challenge are here! If you're stumped on the answers, click the link to view the answer key under each of the problems below. But try not to peek before giving it your best try.
You may already know all about the mathematical constant pi (π) and how it can be used to calculate things like the circumference of a circle or the volume of a sphere. But did you know pi is also used all the time by NASA scientists and engineers to explore other planets?
In this challenge, you can solve some of the same problems NASA scientists and engineers do using pi!
- Download this year's poster
- Article: 18 Ways NASA Uses Pi
- Article: How Many Decimals of Pi Do We Really Need?
- Share: What's Going 'Round for Pi Day?