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Codebreaking

Canadian Claims To Have Cracked 'Unbreakable' WWII Pigeon Code

Posted 12.17.2012 | World

Last November, a 74-year-old Brit cleaning his chimney came across an encrypted World War II message strapped to the remains of a dead pigeon. After w...

Mission Accomplished: World War II Carrier Pigeon's Coded Secret Message Finally Received

Posted 11.02.2012 | World

A retired probation officer in England cleaning out his chimney recently was startled to sweep up a 70-year-old secret amid the soot: the skeleton of ...

Can You Read This? Researchers Turn To Crowdsourcing To Decipher Mystery Language

Posted 10.22.2012 | World

Researchers at Oxford University hope new technology and crowdsourcing on the Internet will help them decipher the world's oldest writing system that ...

National Cryptologic Museum Lets Public Peek in on Secret World of Codebreaking

Karen Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Rubin

Can't get enough of the WikiLeaks saga of unmasked state secrets? Still smarting over the revelation that the NSA was eavesdropping on Americans without a warrant? Then have I got a place for you.