Slowed somewhat by the roof refurbishment earlier this year, the EDSAC team is making steady progress towards the full commissioning of EDSAC, the 1940s Cambridge University computer that transformed research possibilities and introduced many of the software terms familiar to coders today.Read More
The end of Leo 2 and Elliott 802, the M1 gets a GEC based motorist warning system, a Farranti makes lots more paper and some ICL 1900A machines travel to the Eastern Block.
Brian Aldous – TNMoC ArchivistRead More
The Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, has just announced that Alan Turing and aspects of the Bombe will appear on the new £50 note.
The new polymer £50 note is expected to enter circulation by the end of 2021.Read More
On the afternoon of the 18th of May 2019 our Elliott 803 suffered a major power supply failure which resulted in the machine turning itself off with a bit of a “pop”. The source of the “pop” was unclear, but luckily Peter Onion (our 803 engineer) was on hand at the time and began his investigation.Read More
A tribute to John Keen, who helped construct the original Bombes and the Bombe reconstruction now at TNMOC. John was one of the many unseen people connected to the work of Bletchley Park. A highly intelligent man, he will be greatly missed by family, friends and former colleagues alike.Read More