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‘Job Up!’ Bombe finds Enigma key again

In a live link-up with Poland, the reconstructed Turing-Welchman Bombe successfully finds the key to break an Enigma-encrypted message again. Tribute paid to pioneering Polish cryptographers.

The Bombe Challenge

In a live video link-up with Poland on 21 September 2018, the reconstructed Turing-Welchman Bombe will try to find the key of the day and break Enigma messages just as it did during the Second World War.

Summer Bytes 2018

Summer Bytes family fun starts on Wednesday 1 August and runs Tuesdays to Sundays throughout the holiday month. Sponsored by Ensoft, Bytes are the go-to event for youngsters seeking creative fun.

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Week of Code returns for 2018!

It’s back! The week-long coding event for keen young programmers and developers aged 12-17 returns to TNMOC. It runs daily 10am to 5pm from 23rd July 2018. Registration required, but it's free! And friendly!

Valve Workshop Returns

One of the museum's most popular events of 2017 returns on 21 April 2018. Find out details of how you can get your tickets inside. Come along and learn about the mysteries of thermionic valve technology in the home of Colossus.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours of seven decades of working computers are available on many days of the week, both in mornings and afternoons. Booking is strongly recommended. Tours last 90 minutes to two hours and are usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Making Everything Count

The latest EDSAC video about integrating different parts of the computer. Progress up to January 2018 in the challenge of reconstructing the 1949/51 EDSAC computer.

EDSAC - Reflecting on a Vision

An update video on the reconstruction EDSAC, the early computer that transformed university research and led to the world's first business computer. Evocative footage from 1940s and of the action today.

EDSAC arithmetic unit on the move

Last month, one quarter of the reconstructed EDSAC - the arithmetic unit - was moved from a home workshop in Cambridge to be integrated with the main part of the machine at TNMOC.

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Design competition to celebrate second decade

As we enter our second decade, help us by designing a t-shirt expressing what we do! Open to all. Easy to enter!

Fifty years on

Sadie and Susie hold hands in a new company, BCL, GEC and AEI-English Electric merge, and lots more from 1968 computing news in Computing Weekly.

Lost Systems: Marconi Myriad Computer

Have you seen a mid-1960s Myriad Computer? Do you know if any machines or sales or technical documentation still exist? We would love to hear from you. We can tell you how it got its name ...

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