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For Joshua B., who has given me many smiles with his exclamations of “It's over 9000!”

The following information was obtained from Number Gossip by Tanya Khovanova:

 Number Property Description Comments 9001 APOCALYPTIC POWER The number $\,n\,$ is called an apocalyptic power if $\,2^n\,$ contains the consecutive digits $\,666\,$ (in decimal). Notes: apocalyptic is an adjective describing or prophesying the complete destruction of the world the number $\,666\,$ has biblical significance Go to http://www.wolframalpha.com and type in $\,2^{9001}\,$ (enter it as  2^9001 ). Here are the first few digits of the resulting number: 3,723,839,647,204,893,740,103,293,894,886,531,612,437, 361,763,240,328,300,322,619,510, 666,362,...