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

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+ The number of primes of Smarandache-Wellin type descending by increments from a power of ten that are smaller than the smallest one ascending by increments from a power of ten. [Merickel]

+ The number of different ways its emirp partner 71 converts into a prime from a base less than ten to a base greater than it up to and including ten (likely maximum regardless of whether the original is prime). [Merickel]

+ Chess Grandmaster and friend of Bobby Fischer, Robert Byrne, accurately predicted that World Champion Boris Spassky would get 17 half points in his match with Fischer. [Merickel]

(There are 4 curios for this number that have not yet been approved by an editor.)

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