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GIMPS
Finding World Record Primes Since 1996

GIMPS Success Stories!

GIMPS has discovered 14 Mersenne primes so far. Could you be next?
  1. 13 November, 1996 – Joel Armengaud discovered the 35th known Mersenne prime, 21,398,269-1
  2. 24 August, 1997 – Gordon Spence discovered the 36th known Mersenne prime, 22,976,221-1
  3. 27 January, 1998 – Roland Clarkson discovered the 37th known Mersenne prime, 23,021,377-1
  4. 1 June, 1999 – Nayan Hajratwala discovered the 38th known Mersenne prime, 26,972,593-1
  5. 14 November, 2001 – Michael Cameron discovered the 39th known Mersenne prime, 213,466,917-1
  6. 17 November, 2003 – Michael Shafer discovered the 40th known Mersenne prime, 220,996,011-1
  7. 15 May, 2004 – Josh Findley discovered the 41st known Mersenne prime, 224,036,583-1
  8. 18 February, 2005 – Dr. Martin Nowak discovered the 42nd known Mersenne prime, 225,964,951-1
  9. 15 December, 2005 – Curtis Cooper and Steven Boone discovered the 43rd known Mersenne prime, 230,402,457-1
  10. 4 September, 2006 – Curtis Cooper and Steven Boone discovered the 44th known Mersenne prime, 232,582,657-1
  11. 6 September, 2008 – Hans-Michael Elvenich discovered the 45th known Mersenne prime, 237,156,667-1
  12. 12 April, 2009 – Odd Magnar Strindmo discovered the 46th known Mersenne prime, 242,643,801-1
  13. 23 August, 2008 – Edson Smith discovered the 47th known Mersenne prime, 243,112,609-1
  14. 25 January, 2013 – Curtis Cooper discovered the 48th known Mersenne prime, 257,885,161-1

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