Friday, February 8, 2013

Philosophy Wire: The greatest prime number, the greatest stupidity.

5ADC58B7A85073845234E2327099DA26Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2013-02-08]: The greatest so far prime number was calculated. It is 257,885,161 - 1, a number with 17,425,170 digits. [source: 1, 2, 3] If one thinks of how many other researches were left without funding so as to give money to that "research", he will start banging his head on the wall until it cracks open...

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