Mathematician:David Slowinski

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Mathematician

American mathematician who has discovered of several of the largest known Mersenne primes.

He has also written several textbooks on the subject.


Mersenne primes discovered

\((27):\quad\) \(\displaystyle M_{44 \, 497}\) \(:\) \(\displaystyle 2^{44 \, 497} − 1\) 8 Apr 1979 with Harry Lewis Nelson
\((28):\quad\) \(\displaystyle M_{86 \, 243}\) \(:\) \(\displaystyle 2^{86 \, 243} − 1\) 25 Sept 1982
\((30):\quad\) \(\displaystyle M_{132 \, 049}\) \(:\) \(\displaystyle 2^{132 \, 049} − 1\) 19 Sept 1983
\((31):\quad\) \(\displaystyle M_{216 \, 091}\) \(:\) \(\displaystyle 2^{216 \, 091} − 1\) 1 Sept 1985
\((32):\quad\) \(\displaystyle M_{756 \, 839}\) \(:\) \(\displaystyle 2^{756 \, 839} − 1\) 19 Feb 1992 with Paul Gage
\((33):\quad\) \(\displaystyle M_{859 \, 433}\) \(:\) \(\displaystyle 2^{859 \, 433} − 1\) 4 Jan 1994 with Paul Gage
\((34):\quad\) \(\displaystyle M_{1 \, 257 \, 787}\) \(:\) \(\displaystyle 2^{1 \, 257 \, 787} − 1\) 3 Sept 1996 with Paul Gage


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