Monthly Archives: September 2013

TED: Adam Spencer – Monster Prime Numbers

Take 17 minutes out of your day and watch Adam Spencer talk about the largest known prime (found in January of 2013). Amazingly engaging. http://www.ted.com/talks/adam_spencer_why_i_fell_in_love_with_monster_prime_numbers.html They’re millions of digits long, and it takes an army of mathematicians and machines to … Continue reading

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