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

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"317 is a prime, not because we think so, or because our minds are shaped in one way rather than another, but because it is so, because mathematical reality is built that way." (G. H. Hardy, A Mathematician's Apology, 1940)

 

  Submitted: 1999-09-02 18:40:00;   Last Modified: 2008-12-24 15:53:08.



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