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

+ The year Gödel's incompleteness theorems were published. Recall that Kurt Gödel (1906-1978) used prime numbers to encode each element of a logical statement. [La Haye]

+ Nineteen 19's followed by thirty-one 31's is a prime with exactly one hundred digits. [De Geest]

+ Jane Addams became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. [Green]

+ Star Trek actors William Shatner, aka Capt. Kirk, and Leonard Nimoy, aka Spock, were both born in 3rd month of the prime year 1931. [Green]

+ Nevada legalizes gambling in 1931. [Green]

+ The only prime concatenated from a pair of double-digit primes of form (n^2-6, n^2+6), where n is a prime. [Loungrides]

+ The largest of only three mountain primes each concatenated from two double-digit primes. The other two are 1361, 1741. [Loungrides]

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