The boards have been silent for several weeks now so I thought a status report might be in order.

This has been a productive year so far. First, the bounded discriminant app completed it's search several months ago. Then, about a month ago, the search over Q(?421) miraculously uncovered a special field that was only hypothesized to exist - this field alluded us for many months but in the end we found it.

We have since returned to the decic search over {2,5}. It is currently on the last tier of data set 11 (of 16). The ETA on this set is about 160 days. As we wait for this batch to complete, we will periodically pick some of the low hanging fruit that is left on a couple of the other data sets. See the batch status page for details of the remaining batches.