Comment: Still an open topic of research, if only for Mersenne primes

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Still an open topic of research, if only for Mersenne primes

Still an open topic of research, if only for the Mersenne primes, if you're interested :

1) there's a mapping between Mersenne primes and perfect numbers :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfect_number

and

2) it is still not known if there are infinitely many perfect numbers, precisely...

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