Sónar+D Istanbul

Sónar+D Installation: CHAIN_BLOCK / .EQUATION by Özcan Saraç

  • Saturday 07 10:00 - 19:00

    Sónar by Day - Lounge+D by Digilogue

5 Computers simultaneously run software to find the next largest prime number by solving 5 different assigned equations. It approximately takes 6 weeks for an average computer to complete the task. The chance that the exponent being tested will yield the largest prime ever known is about 1 in 20,674,970 Video runs the largest prime number known in text format with the sound file which was converted directly from the data by computer. The largest prime ever known is 2^74,207,281 - 1 which is a 22,338,618 digits long number (10 medium sized books when printed). It takes 5 minutes and 16 seconds as a sound file.