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

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Friday 17th is unlucky in Italy. This is thought to derive from Roman tomb stones which often included the word VIXI (I lived) as part of the narrative (VI + XI = 17). [Bassano]

 

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