Tau on the Cow

Location: Building 32 (Stata Center Hack Gallery)
Date: June 28, 2015 (Tau Day)

In honor of Tau Day 2015, hackers decorated the Hilltop Steak House cow in Stata with a large cow-print letter τ.

Cow-print letters mounted on the wall displayed the phrase "τ ON THE COW", strategically located near the sign describing the original Hilltop Steak House Cow hack.

Tau Day occurs every year on 6/28, similar to Pi Day, which occurs on 3/14. The mathematical constant τ represents the ratio of a circle's circumference to its radius. Some believe that τ is more important than π, which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.

Blackboards in the Stata Student Street directed visitors toward the cow, encouraging them to side with it in the π versus τ debate.

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