This node is not about 163. Nor is it about sqrt(163), or even sqrt(163)*pi. All those numbers are completely useless. It's about exp(sqrt(163)*pi). Amazingly enough, this number *is not an integer!!*(!)

Watch GNU bc tackle the problem (input lines are preceded by "⇒", which bc doesn't do naturally)

<rossini 108 17:20 ~ >bc -l
bc 1.03 (Nov 2, 1994)
Copyright (C) 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
For details type `warranty'.
⇒ scale=200
⇒ p=4*a(1)
⇒ p
3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749445923078\
164062862089986280348253421170679821480865132823066470938446095505822\
3172535940812848111745028410270193852110555964462294895493038196
⇒ sqrt(163)
12.767145334803704661710952009780892347382363780301258851212602983848\
726172890239259559423483867531872422807380194748463224374804452415671\
92137727695260829579722501615336635742137241462123698128103400239
⇒ sqrt(163)*p
40.109169991132519755350083622904140053900534812245873440610701540470\
108789248308508587876885189649438334142442145113929996781037695023928\
47512796789120581022417939380139645402209565212269433885946437718
⇒ e(sqrt(163)*p)
262537412640768743.99999999999925007259719818568887935385633733699086\
270753741037821064791011860731295118134618606450419308388794975386404\
490572871447719681485232243203911647829148864228272013117831704376474\
628142839660

Here it is again, in slow motion: 262537412640768743**.999999999999**250...