Here is a roundup of some the latest stories in science that are making headlines:

Friday The 13th

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Today, March 13, 2015, marks the second Friday the 13th of 2015. In this article, “Origins of Friday the 13th: How the Day Got So Spooky” livescience has some fun exploring this bad luck tradition.

Pi Day

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Tomorrow is a very special Pi Day.  March 14, 2015 will reflect the actual first five Pi Numbers: 3.1415. The next time this will happen won’t be for another hundred years on March 14, 2115.

Mathematician Kevin Devlin shares some history and facts on Pi Day as well as a few celebratory events to check out tomorrow in this blog post.

Here are 10 facts on Pi Day from Mashable. 

Making pies to celebrate Pi day? Check out some tasty recipes and learn how to calculate Pi from pies in this NPR feature. 

Space Is Limited For The Ultimate STEM Field Trip!

Back by popular demand, the 2nd X-STEM Symposium will take place this April 28th at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. This all day event, for students in middle and high school, will feature TED-style presentations from an exclusive group of visionaries who aim to empower and inspire students about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

These high-profile role models and industry leaders — representing top universities, corporations, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies — are sure to ignite your students’ curiosity through storytelling and live demonstrations in a wide range of STEM areas, including space exploration, paleontology, bio-inspired robotics, nanotechnology, marine biology, mathematics of orgami, eco-friendly vehicle innovation and much, much more! Click here to register TODAY!