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2007-08-10 14:18:10

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On 7 Aug 2007, 15:25:07 UTC, PrimeGrid's servers returned a positive result in the Woodall Prime Search. It was the double
check validating that a Woodall prime was found on 4 Aug 2007, 19:36:57 UTC.


The prime is 606279 digits long and enters The Largest Known Primes Database
( ranked 1st for Woodall primes and 37th

The discovery was made by Lasse Mejling Andersen of Denmark using an Intel Celeron 2.80 GHz with 512 MB RAM. This machine took
a little over 3 hours and 27 minutes to test using the LLR program.

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2007-08-11 13:13:51

Great news! And a great success for PG as well. Congrats.

PS. I can remember from the very early days of Prime search at PG some people didn't believe the project was ever going to find any primes... guess those days are over.
Greetings from Cori
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