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A Former Subway Worker Made a Breakthrough Discovery in Maths

A completely unknown guy in the world of maths has made a breakthrough discovery that will help us understand numbers better. Basically, a guy who once struggled to find a job and had to work at Subway, is helping maths geniuses understand the twin prime conjecture, one of maths' oldest problems. Read More >>

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The World's Newest, Longest Prime Number Is Over 17 Million Digits Long

The world's largest prime number just got much, much bigger. Say hello to 257,885,161-1, a prime number that is over 17 million characters long when written out in full -- enough to fill 13,000 pages of A4 paper. Read More >>

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