Artifact Details

Title

30th Mersenne prime number

Catalog Number

102667896

Type

Still image

Date

1987

Publisher

Creative Publications

Dimensions

overall: 89 cm x 59 cm

Description

Lists the 30th Mersenne prime number, discovered in 1985 by a Cray employee. Text below the number describes Mersenne primes and the process used to discover this number. A drawing of the computer used in the discovery, the Cray X-MP 24 supercomputer, is to the right of the text.

Category

Poster

Lot Number

X5424.2009