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Old 2003-12-16, 00:11   #1
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Default Seventeen or Bust finds Sixth Prime!

Seventeen Or Bust has found another prime in their effort to confirm that the smallest Sierpinski number is 78557.

http://www.seventeenorbust.com/

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Old 2003-12-16, 00:28   #2
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Good for them ... I remember their streak last year and was wondering what became of the search. Unfortunately for us, GIMPS now has only the three largest primes. Somebody better get cracking with a 33M find ...
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Old 2003-12-16, 00:32   #3
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Congratulations to them! At 1,521,561 digits, it is the first non GIMPS prime with more than 1 million digits.

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Old 2003-12-16, 01:20   #4
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Congrats to the SoB's!!!

I remember crunching a tera-cem, this disappearing. Hope that little bit of work helped!

Hurry up and find the rest, we need ya on GIMPS!
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Old 2003-12-16, 21:08   #5
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It seems that the prime hasn't appeared on the primes.utm.edu list yet.
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