Classify Prime Numbers

from Contact (1997) by Carl Sagan, James V. Hart, and Michael GoldenbergRating: 3.3     (41 ratings)

 
Michael Kitz: Your having sent this announcement all over the world may well constitute a breach of national security.
Ellie Arroway: This isn't a person-to-person call. You can't possibly think that a civilization sending this kind of message would intend it just for Americans.
Michael Kitz: I'm saying you might have consulted us; obviously, the contents of this message could be extremely sensitive.
Ellie Arroway: You want to classify prime numbers now?

- Michael Kitz and Ellie Arroway


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