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Emily Allen Carnegie Mellon University Title: Buffon's Needle Problem Abstract: So, to follow up with Brian's talk, what else can we do with a needle? Answer: one of the first geometric probability proofs in mathematics. This talk will include a proof, a simulation to estimate the digits of pi, and a hoax! Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Time: 5:30 pm Location: Wean Hall 8220 Submitted by: Brian Kell 