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This was written as part of the ’28 Plays Later’ challenge, where participants have to write a play each day for the month of February. … 1,566 more words


NEWS: New year, new prime

Mathematicians celebrate the new year with the recent discovery of the largest prime. It has 23,249,425 digits, which is 910,807 digits more than than the previously known largest prime. 69 more words


New Mersenne prime

With impeccable timing, just in the middle of my series about primality testing, a new Mersenne prime has been announced, a little under two years after the… 58 more words

Number Theory

Visual Plague Project Exhibition at the Royal Anthropological Institute

The Visual Plague project at CRASSH is delighted to share news of an upcoming photographic exhibition in London, hosted by the Royal Anthropological Institute. 394 more words