GIMPS full form

Meaning : Great internet Mersenne prime search

Category : Internet
Sub Category : Trivia & Forums  
Type : Acronym

What does GIMPS mean or stand for ?

Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search is a collection of internet users who went on a hunt together on a voluntary basis to search the internet for programs that can compute Mersenne prime numbers.There were cash rewards for finding large digit  Mersenne prime numbers.