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May 1, 2009

No GNUs here

srikanth @ 9:27 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1241213226 ) Play

Identify and connect to one of the fastest virtual supercomputers around:

  1. 9be6170cc6af732a9509039736a03e68
  2. eafd553f4ba5c4c77a67b6d22c1b5fdf
  3. 19b2d8bf5bb279f43bf19333fc48d197

Cracked by only udupendra , Logik and Rithwik K. Great work, folks!

Answer:

Quoting Logik:

  1. Marin Mersenne – The philosopher/mathematician behind Mersenne primes.
  2. George F. Woltman – Started the GIMPS project.
  3. Scott Kurowski – Runs the PrimeNet server that supports GIMPS.

Connect: The GIMPS project.


4 Responses to “No GNUs here”

  1. udupendra
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    Mersenne (of prime fame), George Woltman, Scott Kurowski – GIMPS


  2. Gautam Dn(RV)

    Cray computer used to calculate the largest prime number


  3. Logik
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    1. Marin Mersenne – The philosopher/mathematician behin mersenne primes.
    2. George F. Woltman – Started the GIMPS project.
    3. Scott Kurowski – runs the PrimeNet server that supports GIMPS.


  4. Rithwik K

    Mersenne, George Woltman, Scott Kurowski – GIMPS


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