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

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The largest known prime number was recently discovered on the computer of Curtis Cooper, a Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) volunteer. The new number is 2 raised to 57,885,161 power minus 1 (or 2 multiplied by itself 57,855,161 times minus one) and it has 17,425,170 digits. The GIMPS project is the second longest continuously-running "grassroots supercomputing" project in Internet history, with 360,000 CPU's peaking at 150...

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. UCM will deploy SciQuest's HigherMarkets Express, a complete eprocurement solution designed specifically for mid-sized colleges, community colleges and...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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