[ExI] 2^57885161-1

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 20:54:37 UTC 2013

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 8:44 PM, Tomasz Rola wrote:
> Goedelized messages had been used by crew of one fictional s-f-spaceship,
> sent with mission to nonexistant planetary system (if I remember well),
> who once freed from civilisation boundaries, quickly developed themselves
> into superhumans, and started sending back home things like "we are coming
> back to whip your arses, get ready you bastards". Sounds to me like
> perfect way to use prime numbers. Unfortunately I keep forgetting the
> title and author, this must be a civilisation-induced block.

Frederik Pohl's The Gold at the Starbow's End.  1974


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