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Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2021-02-25, 05:32
Replies: 1,021
Views: 123,145
Posted By MooMoo2
I tested k=19 many years ago and found that...

I tested k=19 many years ago and found that n=645555 and n=916763 were prime.

That k is now listed as available on: https://www.rieselprime.de/ziki/Riesel_k%3D1-300

so I'll be reserving it...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-20, 18:26
Replies: 1,072
Views: 68,531
Posted By MooMoo2
I made it, too (along with 10,932,294 other...

I made it, too (along with 10,932,294 other people) :smile:

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8634/109-million-names-now-aboard-nasas-perseverance-mars-rover/
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-18, 06:04
Replies: 79
Views: 6,041
Posted By MooMoo2
Meh. The real fun is over here:...

Meh.

The real fun is over here: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/flights-to-nowhere-qantas/index.html
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-12, 07:25
Replies: 947
Views: 29,305
Posted By MooMoo2
2441205*2^3+1 is prime! (8 decimal digits) ...

2441205*2^3+1 is prime! (8 decimal digits)
2441205*2^5+1 is prime! (8 decimal digits)
2441205*2^7+1 is prime! (9 decimal digits)
2441205*2^20+1 is prime! (13 decimal digits)
2441205*2^27+1 is...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-01, 21:24
Replies: 116
Views: 5,095
Posted By MooMoo2
As of today, the number of Americans who've ever...

As of today, the number of Americans who've ever tested positive for the virus (26.0 million) is roughly equal to the number of Americans who've received at least one dose of the vaccine (also 26.0...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2021-01-31, 17:51
Replies: 124
Views: 42,324
Posted By MooMoo2
I double-checked (some were triple checks) all...

I double-checked (some were triple checks) all 1000 k/n pairs. All of them were prime for the -1 side, and none of them were twin.

The results file is attached.
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2021-01-29, 21:29
Replies: 124
Views: 42,324
Posted By MooMoo2
Here's a list and graph of all 1000 primes found...

Here's a list and graph of all 1000 primes found so far:


297 492450
1143 496336
1623 481564
2127 491860
3981 481407
4035 481460
5571 498077
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2021-01-29, 21:00
Replies: 28
Views: 19,399
Posted By MooMoo2
We've found 1000 primes :w00t: Combined...

We've found 1000 primes :w00t:

Combined stats (PRPNet and LLRNet) as of 2021-01-29, 21:00 GMT:

Rank User Tests Primes Found
1 MooMoo2 2666897 513
2 odicin 1125939 230
...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-28, 04:47
Replies: 4,252
Views: 301,680
Posted By MooMoo2
When will the bubble burst?

https://slate.com/technology/2021/01/gamestop-reddit-wallstreetbets-gme.html
Forum: Computer Games 2021-01-19, 05:02
Replies: 30
Views: 8,513
Posted By MooMoo2
Ah, those memories

It was August 12 2017, the same day as the Charlottesville far-right rally:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unite_the_Right_rally

Nothing much was going on at the capitol at that time. It didn't...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-09, 18:49
Replies: 4,252
Views: 301,680
Posted By MooMoo2
That reminds me of this video I took about two...

That reminds me of this video I took about two years ago:
tlxKRCwbPIM
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-09, 18:36
Replies: 4,252
Views: 301,680
Posted By MooMoo2
https://www.wired.com/story/how-outrun-dinosaur/

https://www.wired.com/story/how-outrun-dinosaur/
Forum: Chess 2021-01-03, 23:38
Replies: 4
Views: 5,621
Posted By MooMoo2
I did my small bit and contributed 10,836 CPU...

I did my small bit and contributed 10,836 CPU hours (~1.24 CPU years) and 685,030 games.

A total of 2,296.87 CPU years of work and 1,073,229,593 games were played by Fishtest users from 2019-09-28...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-30, 05:50
Replies: 96
Views: 12,554
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! Tonight's the 13th full moon of the...

Thanks!

Tonight's the 13th full moon of the year, so I figured it would be a good time to post this. I found it earlier this month not far from that location, and its unofficial title is "13...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-07, 03:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By MooMoo2
Good idea. If you're running for re-election for...

Good idea. If you're running for re-election for a local position (say, mayor of New York), you should be judged based on NYC's LE, not the LE of the entire country.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-05, 18:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By MooMoo2
The idea is that you'd want a country's leaders...

The idea is that you'd want a country's leaders to care about the country's population. If they pass policies which benefit people's health and make them live longer, they should be rewarded by...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-05, 07:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By MooMoo2
The drawback is that you'd be reducing their...

The drawback is that you'd be reducing their incentive to care about issues that are more likely to affect younger people, such as infant mortality (there's still room for improvement there:...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-04, 21:30
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By MooMoo2
Would you support an upper age limit for politicians?

It's not exactly breaking news, but a large fraction of U.S. politicians from both parties are old, and I suspect that is also the case with many other countries. Biden and McConnell are 78, Sanders...
Forum: Hobbies 2020-12-04, 19:24
Replies: 19
Views: 9,588
Posted By MooMoo2
Oldie but goodie - Kenyan runs a 3:43 mile and...

Oldie but goodie - Kenyan runs a 3:43 mile and loses the race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvCsj7eJKKA

I still can't believe how fast the winner ran. That's what, 55.46" per lap?! To be fair,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-04, 06:33
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By MooMoo2
Out of the ones I had, 6 were kept in a case, 2...

Out of the ones I had, 6 were kept in a case, 2 were in a ziplock bag, and the remaining 2 were wrapped in paper towels. None of them were exposed to sunlight or stored outdoors. Humidity levels were...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-03, 06:45
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By MooMoo2
Њw long does da﬩a on floppy disks la≤⊦?

I dug up some floppy disks that were bought in either 1999 or early 2000 and haven't been used since 2004 or 2005. Out of 10 disks,

Disk 1: Is readable in 2020
Disk 2: Not consistently readable...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 16:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,578
Posted By MooMoo2
There are almost no downsides to taking option 2...

There are almost no downsides to taking option 2 at that age, but massive upsides.

Statistically, someone in their early 80s has less than a decade of remaining life expectancy. If you're likely...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 15:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,578
Posted By MooMoo2
For me, I'd pick option 1 now, but that's because...

For me, I'd pick option 1 now, but that's because I wasn't a teen in the 80s. The risk of messing with the timeline at that point is too big:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-24280831

Option...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 07:18
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By MooMoo2
I was looking through some of my old middle...

I was looking through some of my old middle school and high school memorabilia over the Thanksgiving weekend and found these pieces of art that I created* when I was at that age.

*IIRC, most (if...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-30, 03:20
Replies: 1,331
Views: 81,762
Posted By MooMoo2
Why settle for pictures with leopards when you...

Why settle for pictures with leopards when you can have pictures with lions?
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/17-photos-of-argentinas-controversial-extreme-petting-zoo


I went...
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