Joe Niederberger posted Feb 15, 2013 9:37 PM: > G S Chandy says: > > Could you possibly guide me to a proof of Th. 2? > > It was just Wayne's joke, unfortunately loses its > punch if if needs explained. > Thanks, Joe. I feel adequately chastened. Indeed, it has lost punch. Unless it was a poor joke to begin with. Sorry about that, Wayne.
Wayne: :) :) Trust you're happy now?
>However, at any point in > time you can just look up whatever the largest > "known" prime is at the moment. It is usually > Mersenne (2**p - 1), and may be for a long time to > come. > It will be indeed, since we have got to 47 million digits - the GIMPS project itself would most likely take some time to get to the next one (whether it be Mersenne or anything else).