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

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According to Oliver Sacks, no practically realizable algorithm has yet been invented for rapidly identifying primes in excess of 99999989 as apparently performed by the autistic twins that he observed.


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