" What is the smallest Sierpinski number ? "It is conjectured that the answer is k = 78557 (the fact that 78557 is a Sierpinski number was discovered in 1962 by John Selfridge).
Waclaw Sierpinski was born on March 14, 1882 in Warsaw.
- Waclaw Sierpinski - from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
- Waclaw Sierpinski - from Wikipedia
- The Sierpinski Problem: Definition and Status
- Seventeen or Bust - A Distributed Attack on the Sierpinski Problem