# Latest Integer sequences Stories

Looking for a way to make $1 million? All you need to do is solve Beal's Conjecture, a math equation that has been boggling the minds of the world’s greatest mathematicians for over 20 years.

The largest known prime number was recently discovered on the computer of Curtis Cooper, a Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) volunteer.

In his 1989 book "The Emperor's New Mind", Roger Penrose commented on the limitations on human knowledge with a striking example: He conjectured that we would most likely never know whether a string of 10 consecutive 7s appears in the digital expansion of the number pi.

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You Can Count on Monsters, a creatively educational children's book that illustrates prime and composite numbers through colorful monsters-themed geometrical designs, has earned international acclaim and stellar sales since its January debut on NPR's Weekend Edition.

Mathematicians from North America, Europe, Australia, and South America have resolved the first one trillion cases of an ancient mathematics problem.

A 16-year-old in Sweden says when he first presented his solution to a 300-year-old mathematics formula, he was met with skepticism from his teachers.

By - The Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Mathematicians at UCLA have discovered a 13- million-digit prime number, a long-sought milestone that makes them eligible for a $100,000 prize. The group found the 46th known Mersenne prime last month on a network of 75 computers running Windows XP.

A team of mathematicians at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has discovered the worldâ€™s largest known prime number.

Researchers at a Missouri university have identified the largest known prime number, officials said Tuesday.

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