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PRIME TIME  The largest known prime number has more than 23 million digits — a new record. 

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Scientists have some new ideas for reducing irreproducibility and the problem of P values.

NASA image from "Hidden Figures"

HIDDEN FIGURES  By the 1940s, NASA Langley began recruiting black women to work as human computers, a role that would continue to be essential to the center’s operations.

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