Archive Alan Turing
The following are posts with the 'Alan Turing' tag:
3 December 2012
Those who share our interest in Bletchley Park may be interested to know that 2012 was the celebration of the work of Alan Turing. He has become a household name, associated with the amazing achievements of his life and the tragedy of his early death. Although Alan Turing received the OBE for his wartime achievements, he died tragically in 1954 at the age of 41. This year he would have been 100 years old. His centenary year has prompted an unprecedented celebration of his life, drawing ever more...
[Read on about Alan Turing's Centenary Year Draws To A Close]
25 January 2012
Alan Turing, the famous World War II code breaker, is to be commemorated on a new stamp issued by the Royal Mail. The stamp will be officially released on February 24 and will be one of 10 designs remembering famous historical figures. The Turing stamp is especially fitting as 2012 marks what would have been Alan Turing's 100th birthday year. Turing is one of our more famous local heros, based at Blethcley Park, he designed the Bombe machine and the Enigma machine which both played a huge part...
[Read on about Coding Hero Makes His Stamp]