Largest prime number yet discovered

Largest prime number yet discovered

There are 3 comments on the Click Orlando story from Feb 6, 2013, titled Largest prime number yet discovered. In it, Click Orlando reports that:

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#1 Feb 6, 2013
Finally! I've been waiting for the latest biggest prime number known to man to be revealed. It always has such a big influence on my life.

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#2 Feb 7, 2013
It's difficult to fathom a number that's more than 17 million digits long. What is the prefix on the '-illions' for that?
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#3 Feb 21, 2013
I don't know any prefix beyond deci (10^33)

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