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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 282589933-1 (24,862,048 digits)

+ If displayed on a calculator upside down, 607 spells Log (the abbreviation for logarithm). [Lipps]

+ The London Bus with the highest prime route number. It runs from Shepherd's Bush to Uxbridge. [Croll]

+ One stadium, about 607 feet, was the length for the course in the ancient Greek Olympic Games at Olympia. (The name for the length of the race eventually became the name for the place in which it was run, i.e., a stadium.) [Motz]

+ 1650/607 is the closest fraction to e with a prime denominator less than 1000.

+ 607 is the smallest prime that can be expressed as the sum of eleven consecutive Fibonacci numbers (i.e., the third to the thirteenth). [Opao]

+ In a Lilo & Stitch episode, Rufus is mistaken by Jumba Jookiba for experiment 607. [Hartley]

+ The first of a dozen consecutive primes that remain primes if you delete each first digit. [Loungrides]

+ The start of a dozen of consecutive primes, i.e., {607, 613, 617, 619, 631, 641, 643, 647, 653, 659, 661, 673}, such that deleting their first digit, we find another set of a dozen distinct primes, i.e., {7, 13, 17, 19, 31, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 73}. It is the largest known sequence of primes with this property. [Loungrides]

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