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

I just learned that there is a type of number named after Stephen Colbert. It is a specific kind of megaprime (a megaprime is a prime with at least one million digits). Rather than explain exactly what a Colbert number is, I'll just let you read about it here. This site also includes several video clips of Colbert talking about math (though the folks at Comedy Central seem to be as confused as the rest of the population about the fact that science is not the same as math). Be sure to check out the second clip--it is by far my favorite, and it coincidentally has a lot to do with my next video!

If you're interested in learning more about what Sierpinski numbers are, you can read about them here.

If you're interested in learning more about what Sierpinski numbers are, you can read about them here.