Envelope with Mark 2to the power(19937-1) Is a prime

Envelope with Mark 2to the power(19937-1) Is a prime

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Description
This envelope is an example of the stationery used by the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, to announce the discovery of a Mersenne prime using a computer there.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Envelope
date made
1975
maker
IBM
place made
United States: New York, Yorktown Heights
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 24 cm x 10.8 cm; 3/32 in x 9 7/16 in x 4 1/4 in
ID Number
1999.3080.01
nonaccession number
1999.3080
catalog number
1999.3080.01
Credit Line
Gift of Prof. Paul T. Bateman
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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