In 23-08-2008 an UCLA team discovered the 46 th Mersenne prime: 2^43112609 - 1 a integer of 12 978 119 digits. Ludovicus

## Mersenne primes

In 23-08-2008 an UCLA team discovered the 46 th Mersenne prime:

2^43112609 - 1 a integer of 12 978 119 digits.

Ludovicus