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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 2^{82589933}1 (24,862,048 digits) Eric Clapton's most famous solo album was called 461 Ocean Boulevard. This was his comeback record after a long bout with heroin addiction. [Tignor] The largest number for which ((10^2n)+1)/101 is known to be a prime number. The prime race 4n  1 versus 4n + 1 is tied at 461. There are no ties in the 4digit range. [Wilson] (461) is the (4 * 6 * 1)th prime. [Firoozbakht] The Knoxville Convention Center contains a 461seat lecture hall. The smallest prime formed from the concatenation of n and the reversal of n^2. [Silva] The largest 3digit prime p such that 2^{p}p^{2} is prime. [Loungrides] In Gore Verbinsky's cult movie "The Ring," Rachel Keller's licence number is IWR 461. [Olry] The smallest prime number of verses in a Rhapsody of Homer’s Iliad, i.e., (3rd Rhapsody). The 461st verse, i.e., (the last verse of 3rd Rhapsody) is: «Ὣς ἔφατ᾽ Ἀτρεΐδης, ἐπὶ δ᾽ ᾔνεον ἄλλοι Ἀχαιοί.» [Loungrides] The smallest prime that can be represented from the sum of two successive numbers that are both sphenic numbers, i.e., 230+231. [Loungrides] 461 is the only known prime such that the average number of distinct prime factors for positive integers up to itself is an integer. [Honaker]
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