Largest Prime Number Ever Identified

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Largest Prime Number Ever Identified

Post  wyatt1 on Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:42 pm

Mathematicians have found the largest prime number ever identified - which is 17 million digits long.

The new record holder and its predecessor, discovered in 2008, were both found using a vast network of computers dubbed the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (Gimps).



http://news.sky.com/story/1048773/largest-prime-number-ever-identified



That's a relief, I can relax now!! Chill Out
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