2012: Happy New Number!
Welcome 2012! It will be hard to measure up to the numerous numerical nuances of 2011, but the number 2012 does possess some interesting properties.
The prime factorization of 2012 is noteworthy:
Not only does 2012 have only two distinct prime factors, but the prime factor 503 is rather large. In fact, 2012 is an unusual number, in that its largest prime factor is greater than its square root.
Also, since 2012 has exactly three prime factors, it is considered triprime (or 3-semiprime).