Talk On 17th February 2016 , at 2.15p.m. Title : A theorem about linear inequalities with an application. Speaker: Prof.K.N.Raghavan, Institute of Mathematical Sciences(IMSc),Chennai Venue: Auditorium , Dept.Of Mathematics COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Abstract: Let B be a m x n real matrix and B’ be its transpose. Suppose that this holds: […]

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# Daily Archives: February 7, 2016

## Largest Known Prime, 49th Known Mersenne Prime Found!!

January 7, 2016 — GIMPS celebrated its 20th anniversary with the discovery of the largest known prime number, 274,207,281-1. Curtis Cooper, one of many thousands of GIMPS volunteers, used one of his university’s computers to make the find. The prime number, also known as M74207281, is calculated by multiplying together 74,207,281 twos then subtracting one. […]

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