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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.

2009-07-09 08:00:00

CARY, N.C., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SciQuest, Inc., the global leader empowering enterprises to realize the potential of strategic procurement, today announced that the University of Central Missouri (UCM) will implement the company's on-demand eprocurement solutions as a core component of its efforts to achieve more with taxpayers' dollars.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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