Archive for date: March 15, 2009

Even bigger primes…

March 15, 2009 | Math | By: Mark VandeWettering

Last year, I wrote a post about a program I wrote to compute a really large prime number. . At the time, 232482657-1 was “king” of the primes, having over 9.8 million digits. Today, one year later, it turns out that the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search has discovered two even larger primes. I dusted […]