News tagged with number

Cyber thieves making millions in profits

Cyber thieves who steal credit and debit card numbers are making millions of dollars in profits, fueling a global criminal enterprise marked by the high-profile data breaches of major companies such as Target and Home Depot.

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Security
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Has the magic gone from Calcium-52?

For the first time scientists have measured the radius of a calcium nucleus with 32 neutrons – indicating that nuclear physics theories don't describe atomic nuclei as well as previously thought.

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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New largest prime number found

(Phys.org)—A team at the University of Central Missouri, headed by Curtis Cooper has announced, via press release from the Mersenne organization, that they have found the largest prime number ever—it is 274,207,281 – ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Mathematics report
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