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

+ The prime whose difference to the next prime (1361) is such that the Cramer relation (pn+1 - pn)/log(pn)2 is the maximum for any prime greater than 113. [Ludovicus]

+ The number of named openings and variations listed in the second edition of The Oxford Companion to Chess by Hooper and Whyld.

+ If you relax the rules for bowling to allow any number of frames (not just ten), then the highest score you can have while having a prime score every frame, is 1327 (in the 59th frame). [Keith]

+ Your lowest chance of being born in a prime number year in the past millennium was to have been born in the 14th century (11 prime numbers, from 1301 to 1399, with a record gap between 1327 and 1361). [Tammet]

+ 1327 is the first prime number such that there is more than one multiple of 16 between it and the next prime (1361). Surprisingly, there are 3 multiples of 16 between 1327 and 1361 (1328, 1344, and 1360). [Jacobs]

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