## Blogs about: Mersenne

#### Mersenne number

: A Mersenne number is a number of the form , where is an integer. The Mersenne numbers consist of all … more →

Tags: Math

#### Perfecte getallen

: We weten dat er oneindig veel getallen bestaan. Als we deze als wiskundigen bestuderen merken we dat … more →

#### European mathematician 3 - Rene Descartes, Marin Mersenne, Pierre de Fermat

: By the 17th century, Europe hast taken over from the Middle East as the world’s powerhouse of … more →

#### View The Largest Prime Number 17 Million Digits

: Ever since Euclid proved there were an infinite number of prime numbers, mathematicians have been on … more →

#### Mo. researchers find world's largest prime number | Essentials

: Mo. researchers find world’s largest prime number 1971 Mach 1 Mustang by Gamma ManLicense (acc … more →

#### Largest prime number yet identified: 2^(57,885,161) − 1

: We talked about the search for large primes in December during our cryptography sessions. In the new … more →

#### Math Madness: New Largest Prime Number Is 17 Million Digits Long

: It’s mathematicians’ idea of an arms race: the unending quest to find the largest prime … more →

Tags: Science, Math, Prime Numbers

#### Forget the Superbowl - here comes a giant Mersenne prime, all 17,425,170 digits of it! — 7 comments

: If you’re a sports fan, you might have watched the Superbowl or the Stanley Cup with avidity. … more →

#### A PRIME DISCOVERY

: A professor at the University of Central Missouri has recently discovered what is to be the largest … more →

#### Mersenne primes and the Lucas-Lehmer test — 3 comments

: Mersenne numbers, named after Marin Mersenne, are numbers of the form . The first few Mersenne numbe … more →

#### One "long" multiplication problem ... revisited

: Frank Nelson Cole Here’s a simple question for you – What are the factors of 147,573,952,589,676,412 … more →

#### Sympathy, spirits, and strings

: [Cross posted from Modsquad.] This post brings me back to my earlier themes of materialism and panps … more →

#### Sympathy, spirits, and strings

: This post brings me back to my earlier themes of materialism and panpsychism. But it largely develop … more →

#### New STL RNG / Mersenne Engine

: #include <random> #include <iostream> int main() { std::random_device rd; std::mt19937 g … more →

Tags: coding, C#, STL, c11, Random, RNG

#### One "long" multiplication problem — 3 comments

: Frank Nelson Cole Here’s a simple question for you – What are the factors of 147,573,952 … more →

#### Programming Praxis - Mersenne Primes

: In today’s Programming Praxis exercise, our goal is to calculate the Mersenne prime exponents … more →

#### Famous Number Theorists Before 1900

: (580 BC – 520 BC)  Pythagoras (325 BC – 265 BC)  Euclid (276 BC – 197 BC)  Eratosthenes (200 – 284)  … more →

#### Book Review: Prime Curios — 3 comments

: At the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (VCTM) conference in Richmond last Friday, I had … more →

#### Interesting Numbers- I. Largest Prime Numbers

: What is a Prime Number? An integer, say , [ & ] is said to be a prime integer iff its only facto … more →

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