from the Hardy-Littlewood-conjecture dept.
Chris Chiasson writes "The Twin Internet Prime Search and PrimeGrid have recently discovered the largest known twin prime. A twin prime is a pair of prime numbers separated by the integer two. The pair discovered on January 15th was 2003663613 * 2195,000 ± 1. The two primes are 58,711 digits long. The discoverer was Eric Vautier, from France."
"Only a brain-damaged operating system would support task switching and not
make the simple next step of supporting multitasking."
-- George McFry