Emma Haruka Iwao, who works at Google, used Google Cloud computing to calculate 31.4 trillion digits of pi. This is the first time some used publicly available cloud software for an enormous pi calculation. Peter Trueb set the previous world record in 2016, calculating the digits of pi to 22.4 trillion digits. Emma loved pi…… Continue reading How Much Pi?
Prime Numbers Stand Out
Prime Numbers are natural numbers greater than one that cannot be formed by multiplying two smaller natural numbers. The new prime number is super long with 22,338,618 digits! So it has a nickname- M74207281, which seems equally long! The millions upon millions of prime numbers that mathematicians have already found are a small part…… Continue reading Prime Numbers Stand Out