Easy as Pi

Astrophysicist Solves Riddle of Britain's Most Complex Crop Circle. It is – by any calculation – a creation stunning in its ingenuity. Carved out in a barley field, this 150 foot wide pattern is said to be a pictorial representation of the first ten digits of Pi, one of the most fundamental symbols in mathematics. Believers in extra-terrestrials could argue it was made by mathematically-minded aliens on a field trip to Earth. The Mystery The crop circle in a barley field near Wroughton in...
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The Peculiarities of Crop Circles

There are a number of observations that have been made over the years that seem to indicate that there are particular characteristics that "genuine" (or non-manmade) formations appear to exhibit. Some of the observations are listed below: In what kind of crops do they occur? Crop circles have been reported in mostly barley and wheat. But, they also appear in corn, oats, oilseed rape (canola), grass, rice fields, trees, sand, and even snow. Where Do They Appear? They have appeared on almost...
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