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Search for Mersenne Primes
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A Mersenne prime is a prime of the form 2P-1. The first Mersenne primes are 3, 7, 31, 127 (corresponding to P = 2, 3, 5, 7). There are only 48 known Mersenne primes, and each of the last 13 largest prime numbers discovered in the world are all Mersenne primes.

This Docker image includes the statically built, 64-bit Linux binary "mprime" which will consume considerable CPU and Memory, searching for the next Mersenne prime number.

See http://www.mersenne.org/ for more details!

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