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December 02, 2003

Mr Biggest Prime Number Guy

From Metafilter:

it's a Dell dude!. A Dell with a 2GHz Pentium processor owned by a Michigan State University student has found the world's largest prime number -- containing more than 6.3 million digits. The student was loaning his extra computer cycles to the GIMPS project [sort of like SETI and other monster farms]. Here's a web page he created about palindromic prime numbers before he became Mr. Biggest Prime Number Guy. [MetaFilter]

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