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Largest Ever Marsenne Prime Number Discovered
2013-02-06 09:22:39

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

2008-10-05 03:00:09

By Castelvecchi, Davide Numbers Electron energy levels linked to Riemann hypothesis If two physicists are right, a single electron might know more about numbers than all of the world's mathematicians.

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2008-09-28 18:10:00

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

2006-01-04 07:23:26

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


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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