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On Jan. 25, 2013, the largest known Prime number, 257,885,161-1, was discovered on Great internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) volunteer Curtis Cooper's computer. The new prime number, 2 multiplied by itself 57,885,161 times, less one, has 17,425,170 digits.

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