## Tags » Mersenne

#### 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

#### 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

#### The University of Central Missouri finds the longest prime number in history

*Before you jump with joy thinking the internet is now secure, as per geeky enthusiasts from the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search group, the number is…* 283 more words

#### Largest Prime!

Breaking news! A few days ago a supercomputer in Missouri discovered the largest known prime number:

It is around 22 million digits long – 5 million digits longer than the previous largest known prime (!), which was discovered January 2013. 205 more words