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Submission + - Yet another Mersenne prime? (

An anonymous reader writes: Hot on the heels of the possible discovery of the 45th known Mersenne prime, there's news that the GIMPS project may have discovered yet another Mersenne prime! The new prime was reported on Saturday, September 6th, and an independent verification is underway-- even as the verification of the last reported prime continues!
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Yet another Mersenne prime?

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