Adam Spencer: Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers

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They're millions of digits long, and it takes an army of mathematicians and machines to hunt them down—what's not to love about monster primes? Adam Spencer, comedian and lifelong math geek, shares his passion for these odd numbers, and for the mysterious magic of math.

6 September 2013 Edit: 25 February 2014


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