Alan Turing Notebook Sells For More Than $1 Million At Auction

April 13, 2015 6:32 PM

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A page from the notebook of World War II code-breaking genius Alan Turing is displayed along with his portrait. The 56-page manuscript sold for more than $1 million Monday.

A handwritten notebook by Alan Turing, the British mathematician credited with breaking German codes during World War II, sold for more than $1 million at auction today in New York. It is the first time a manuscript by Turing, a forerunner in computer science, has come to public market, according to...

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