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

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At the height of his career, Professor John F. Nash, Jr., interrupted a lecture to announce that a photo of Pope John XXIII on the cover of LIFE magazine was actually himself (Nash) in disguise and that he knew this because 23 was his favorite prime number. [Hageman]


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