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The Beauty of Science: PI visual explanation


Nicolas D'Amore writes:

Here is a short visual explanation about the"PI" number.

This is the fifth chapter of a series I’ve started a while ago, called “The Beauty of Science”.
The first chapters were about optical illusions; right now I’m approaching math, that is a topic a lot of people hate without even knowing why.
I think that if you learn math in the proper way, it can be very easy and even interesting!
That’s what I aim for with this little demonstration.
Made with Blender 2.79, rendered with Cycles.

Original Gif from Wikipedia.

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Nicolas D'Amore

I started with Blender at the end of 2010 as a hobbyist. Graduated at the online school "Animation Mentor" in September 2020. Currently working as an animator and Lead 3D Artist at "M74 Post" a VFX studio at Rome, Italy. Spoken languages: Spanish, Italian, English.


  1. Fabiano Davinci on

    Something is wrong with this version.
    The red line shifts while the arc is rolling.

    Please correct the following:
    Because the lenght of ~3'14 seems to be OK the angular speed of the arc or the quartered arc has to be visualized correctly.

    See you soon

    Best Regards,

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