Capital Campaign Watch: Georgia Tech, UC San Diego

June 23, 2022
 

Starting Off

  • Georgia Tech has started a campaign to raise $2,147,483,647 over the next five years. How did they get that number? It is the eighth Mersenne prime and was the largest known prime number from 1772 to 1867. In video games, it is often used as a hard limit for various statistics, such as money or points.

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