Apologies to My Beloved Audience for the extended radio silence. I could claim I was taking a holiday break, but the truth is I just didn’t have much to say. So, I posted last year about the discovery of the then-largest known prime number: 225,964,951-1 Well, GIMPS has done it again: On December 15, 2005, Dr. Curtis Cooper and Dr. Steven Boone, professors at Central Missouri State University, discovered the.. Read More