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Heath Robinson runs again

Completion of the reconstruction Heath Robinson codebreaking machine celebrated with a Colossus Wren and relative of teh man after whom the machine was named. Plus a W Heath Robinson at War exhibition.

Unveiling Heath Robinson

The Heath Robinson, a Second World War code-breaking machine and the inspiration for Colossus, has been reconstructed and will be unveiled on Saturday 6 April. Plus W Heath Robinson illustration exhibition.

Paessler protection for historic machines

Paessler's installation of Sigfox-ready monitoring devices measure a variety of atmospheric conditions and alert staff if particular thresholds are approached so that action to protect machines can be taken.

Issured boosts TNMOC learning programme

New elements are being added to the Learning Programme at The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) on Bletchley Park thanks to funding from Issured, the digital transformation and cyber specialists.

Paessler backs TNMOC autism-friendly sessions

The award-winning Relaxed Opening sessions, sponsored by Paessler AG, prove highly popular again at TNMOC in 2019. Register early for this year's sessions - they're free.

Colossus decrypts to be revealed after 75 years

75 years ago Colossus attacked a Lorenz message for the first time. Decrypts of the intercepted intelligence have been discovered and are being analysed by researchers for a special display in May.

Museum volunteer helps win Emmy in his day job

Delwyn Holroyd, a volunteer at The National Museum of Computing, is celebrating an Emmy award for the company he co-founded and of which he is now Technical Director.

Colossus tools of the trade

Seventy-five years after the first Colossus was under construction, the original tools and tool bag of an engineer are on display alongside the working rebuild of Colossus.

TNMOC Girls’ STEM day

‘I didn’t realise I could do that!’ More than 80 school girls explored and developed their problem-solving skills at the latest Girls’ STEM Day. Two more STEM day specials are already being organised for next year.

Tony Sale Award 2018: Three generations of flight simulators

The Computer Conservation Society has awarded the 2018 Tony Sale Award to a Techworks! project in Binghamton, New York State, USA, to restore three generations of flight simulators.

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