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New World's Biggest Prime Number (PRINTED FULLY ON PAPER) - Numberphile

‘Matt Parker on the latest Mersenne Prime to take the title of “world’s biggest prime”. He had it printed!’

Number Theory

World's Largest Prime Number Discovered by UCM Professor

Professor Curtis Cooper, a professor of computer science at the University of Central Missouri, has discovered the worlds largest known prime number.  This discovery took place on January 7, 2016.   65 more words

Writing For The Web

M74207281 is prime!

I’m a bit late to the party, but the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search has recently announced a newly verified prime number, , with a whopping 22,338,618 decimal digits! 220 more words

Computation