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

person 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): g56
E-mail address: gomora@xs4all.nl
Username: Wighman (entry created on 01/18/2000)
Database id:109 (entry last modified on 03/28/2006)
Active primes:This entry has no primes on the current list.
Total primes: number ever on any list: 95 (unweighted total: 95)
Production score: no primes, so no score for current list, total 38.1545

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Vincent S. Wighman began working with computers when he was 8 years old by dissecting his father's calculator. When he was asked why he broke it down into small parts, his answer was, "I just want to know why this machine can calculate faster than I can." Well, now he knows! He's stuck with computers ever since. V.S. Wighman is now a systems programmer at a large Dutch bank, and has written thousands of routines for their marketing and foreign departments.

I am V.S. Wighman and I would like to
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