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NBtarheel_33 2012-01-05 10:00

Happy Birthday GIMPS!!
 
Apologies to Neil Sedaka...

[YOUTUBE][url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Urs4URuTk[/url][/YOUTUBE]

What happened to
the 10 million race?

We work exponents now
in a billion space!

The most successful
Computing project ever seen

[B]It's GIMPS' birthday - sweet sixteen![/B]

The internet
Was brave and new
And Mr. Woltman had in mind
Just what to do

Try Lucas-Lehmer testing
Numbers of size extreme!

[B]It's GIMPS' birthday - sweet sixteen![/B]

Congratulations everyone on 16 years of crunching! This is an amazing project to be a part of, and it makes us all part of mathematical history, whether we perform one LL test or one thousand! Sixteen years in internet time is 3-1/2 eternities, right? :smile:

Thank you, George, Scott, and all of my fellow crunchers. Long live GIMPS!!!

davieddy 2012-01-05 12:56

Don't quit the day job:smile:

petrw1 2012-01-05 16:05

[QUOTE=davieddy;284892]Don't quit the day job:smile:[/QUOTE]

I like the poem


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