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

5165381031 4916622590 2897755319 8964984323 9158643682 1617764704 3137765477
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One of the prime factors of the 155-digit RSA modulus used by Simon Singh in Stage 10 of the Cipher Challenge in "The Code Book." It was discovered on 5 October 2000 by Fredrik Almgren, Gunnar Anderson, Torbjorn Granlund, Lars Ivansson, and Staffan Ulfberg, in Stockholm, Sweden. [Necula]


  Submitted: 2004-01-27 18:43:03;   Last Modified: 2008-01-30 11:28:00.

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