World’s Largest Known Prime Number
Episode #5

Episode #5

So, after a bit of a break, we’re BACK! Sorry to keep you all on the edge of your seats for so long!
Episode #4

Episode #4

Back with another slightly extended episode of the WLKPN!
Episode #3

Episode #3

Welcome back! Keep up the good work!
WLKPN, Episode 02

WLKPN, Episode 02

Keep an ear out for the several even “100’s” (i.e 500, 600, etc) that crop up in this action-packed episode!
Episode 1: WLKPN: A New Hope

Episode 1: WLKPN: A New Hope

As many of you will no doubt have already realized, a new World’s Largest Known Prime Number was discovered a couple of weeks ago (January 7, 2016). As it turns out,  2^74,207,281-1 just so happens to be prime, eclipsing the previously largest (poor puny 2^57,885, 161-1) by a quite a wide margin. We hadn’t completed reading...