20 Photos - Apr 2, 2012
Photo: Photo: Several miles of wiring inside the reconstructed Bombe, made all the more complicated as they didn't have a wiring diagram to work from.Photo: This is the front of the Bombe, the computational engine Alan Turing and others built to help identify which encryption settings the Enigma machines had been using each day. There's actually another row of wheels above, out of frame: each stack of three represents one possible Enigma. 

When it's in action it goes CLACKCLACKCLACK in a very satisfying way!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: