# Alan Turing Cryptography Competition

Alan Turing Cryptography Competition Manchester University are running their 5th Alan Turing Cryptography Competition this January. It’s aimed at secondary and post 16 students. If you are in the UK […]

Alan Turing Cryptography Competition Manchester University are running their 5th Alan Turing Cryptography Competition this January. It’s aimed at secondary and post 16 students. If you are in the UK […]

Crack the Beale Papers and find a $65 Million buried treasure? The story of a priceless buried treasure of gold, silver and jewels (worth around $65 million in today’s money) […]

Cracking Codes Lesson 1 Introduction: 5 minutes – Use a Morse Code Generator to play some (very slowed down) messages for students to decode. Discuss why this is was a good […]

Crypto Analysis to Crack Vigenere Ciphers (This post assumes some familiarity with both Vigenere and Ceasar Shift Ciphers. You can do some background reading on them here first). We can […]

Elliptical Curve Cryptography This post builds on some of the ideas in the previous post on elliptical curves. The excellent Numberphile video above expands on some of the ideas below. […]

The Drake Equation was intended by astronomer Frank Drake to spark a dialogue about the odds of intelligent life on other planets. He was one of the founding members of […]