A titan, as defined by Samuel Yates, is anyone who has found
a titanic prime. This page provides data on those that have found these primes. The data below only reflect on the primes currently on the list. (Many of the terms that are used here are explained on another page.)
Proof-code(s): N, NN, Z, c16
p r ime3-mail (at) asthe (dot) com
Web page: http://www.isthe.com/chongo/index.html
(entry created on 01/18/2000)
Database id: 30
(entry last modified on 04/13/2013)
Active primes: This entry has no primes on the current list.
Total primes: number ever on any list: 65.5 (unweighted total: 384)
Production score: no primes, so no score for current list, total 36.6616
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Landon Curt Noll (with Laura Nickel)
discovered a Mersenne prime as a
"high school student" (while also attending college) in
1978. He later found a second Mersenne. At the time he was
studying number theory under Dr. Lehmer and Dr. Dan Jurca.
Noll was later one of the Amdahl
Six that found what was at that time the largest known
prime (a record rarely held by non-Mersennes).
I am Landon Curt Noll and I would like to
Surname: Noll (used for alphabetizing and in codes)
Unverified primes are omitted from counts and lists until verification completed.