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The smallest number that is followed by at least one thousand consecutive composites. It is the first prime gap of more than 1000 composites (actually 1131) and was discovered by a Swedish nuclear physicist (Dr. Bertil Nyman). The largest known prime(n), such that (prime(n+1)/prime(n))^n > n. [Nicholson]
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