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

+ The smallest prime p that gives a zeroless pandigital number when the Fibonacci-like recurrence a(n) = a(n - 1) + a(n - 2) with a(1) = 1 and a(2) = p is applied. [De Geest]

+ In the prime year 1993 Caldwell announced what was then both the largest known factorial prime (3610! - 1) and the largest known primorial prime (24029# + 1). [Post]

+ In June 1993 Andrew Wiles first announced that he had proven the Shimura-Taniyama-Weil conjecture for enough special classes of curves that to complete the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. Soon an error was found! With Richard Taylor he released a corrected proof in September 1994 (published in 1995). [Beedassy]

+ The year Hillel Furstenberg received the Israel Prize.

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