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Old 04-21-2004, 02:38 AM   #2
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Quote: (Originally Posted by Higher_Desire) 1. The largest known prime number is 6,320,430 digits long (discovered by Michael Shafer - Michigan State University grad).

They have an algorythm to find the next largest prime number, problem is that they donthave enough machinery to get the calculations going yet, since the number is likley to have much more than double number of dugits alone.
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