Alan Turing

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Pure folly: Turing family join fight to save ‘blue-skies maths’ from neglect
As hard-pressed universities axe abstract study, the codebreaker’s great niece and top mathematicians are fighting back

Michael Savage

11, Jul, 2021 @8:50 AM

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How to slow down in a fast-moving world | Brief letters
Brief letters: Olga Tokarczuk | Flags | Music festivals | Alan Turing | Art


29, Mar, 2021 @4:17 PM

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New £50 note featuring Alan Turing to enter circulation in June
Polymer banknote pays tribute to scientist who cracked Enigma code during second world war

Rupert Jones

25, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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GCHQ releases 'most difficult puzzle ever' in honour of Alan Turing
12 riddles linked to new £50 note featuring the codebreaker may take seven hours to crack

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

25, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bletchley Park: third of staff face redundancy because of coronavirus
Trust that runs the museum says it expects to lose about £2m in 2020

Matthew Weaver

22, Aug, 2020 @11:18 AM

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Silent film reel shows staff connected to Bletchley Park for first time
Footage, preserved in original canister, shows people who worked at secret wartime site

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

03, Apr, 2020 @11:59 AM

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Scientist Alan Turing's degree, medal and memorabilia recovered in Colorado
Computer pioneer’s items were taken from British school in 1984 and seized after woman offered them for loan to university

Martin Pengelly

21, Jan, 2020 @1:41 PM

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The Guardian view on ethics for mathematicians: an essential addition
Editorial: Science may be morally neutral but scientists can’t be. They need to take seriously the ethical consequences of their work


18, Aug, 2019 @5:25 PM

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Alan Turing inquest verdict is questionable | Letters
Letters: Co-authors of The Turing Guide say that recent scholarly publications have highlighted the possibility Turing’s death was the result of a fatal accident rather than suicide


13, Aug, 2019 @5:29 PM

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would be most welcome here | Brief letters
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18, Jul, 2019 @4:49 PM

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The Turing test for those in the money | Brief letters
Brief letters: Wahhabi Islam | Boris Johnson | Alan Turing £50 note | Izal toilet paper


17, Jul, 2019 @4:55 PM

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Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman
Honouring the scientist sends a message that the UK respects all people, says science author Emily Grossman

Emily Grossman

16, Jul, 2019 @3:09 PM

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